At Goofus we love fantastical stories, folklore, myth, surrealism and magic.  The story of Lily and the Heron is told through table-top puppetry and music.   

Lily has stopped speaking, she finds the world too noisy and too busy. But one day she meets an amazing friend who needs her help. Can Lily find her courage and find her voice?  

Writer and Artist Director – Paul Barnhill 
Puppet Design: Liz Walker  
Puppeteers – Louise Mellor / Carmen Aquadallas / Paul Barnhill 
Music and Sound Design: Perry Moore 
Voice Artists – Victoria Brazier / Natasha Lewis 
Producer – Jane Williams 

Certificate:

4+

Upcoming events

Wednesday 26 October 11am The Kitchen

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