Kino Talks: ‘The Pleasure of a Puppet’ with BAFTA Nominated Animator Barry Purves March 25th (2:00pm) **CANCELLED DUE TO CV-19: NEW FESTIVAL DATES TBC

Join BAFTA and Oscar nominated animator,  Barry JC Purves, as he takes us on a journey through what stop motion is, how it fits in with the arts and how to use it to make the most of storytelling.

This event is free! Join us at The Albert Square Chop House from 2pm on March 25th by reserving your free ticket today!


Barry J.C. Purves is an English animator, director and screenwriter of puppet animation television and cinema and theatre designer and director, primarily for the Altrincham Garrick Playhouse in Manchester.

Some of his work includes animation for The Wind in the Willows, Gilbert & Sullivan: The Very Models, Postman Pat, Fifi and the Flowertots and Tchaikovsky – An Elegy.

Purves’ talk will be followed by a screening of our first round of shorts for the animation series. This showcase at Albert Square Chop House will take place from 4pm and highlight the comic, the touching, the silly and the sad in animation. Tickets £5/£4 (concession).

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