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Arnolfini - est 1961

UK premiere of a groundbreaking puppetry performance that blends the pulsating energy of a rock concert with a visual landscape of industrial machinery.

‘BOT is a forceful and energetic blast, launched straight into the audience’ face’ ****  Volkskrant

Sunday 30 August 9.30pm  
Monday 31 August 3.30pm and 9.30pm  
Tuesday 1 September 9.30pm 

Over the years, BOT has developed an authentic language in which music, theatre and mechanical sound art merge into a visceral and unique performance style. With the atmosphere of a rock concert and a visual world constructed from industrial machinery and worn down instruments, Ramkoers (Collision Course) is an exhilarating performance in which the performers take nothing for granted, not even their own instruments.

Get ready to let go of everything you think you know about puppetry and music and join Bot for a thrilling night of the impossible.

Running Time 50 mins

Ages 7+

Bristol Festival of Puppetry 

Bristol Festival of Puppetry brings the best of puppetry from around the world to the city, and showcases a wealth of UK talent. With over 100 artists performing, 50 live performances including world and UK premieres and a heap of free events and activities, the Bristol Festival of Puppetry is a key event in the puppetry diary that runs from Wednesday 26 August to Sunday 6 September. The festival offers workshops in everything from stop-frame animation to object theatre and culminates in a spectacular procession of giant puppets through the streets of Bristol. For more information visit the Puppet Place website.