Punch and Judy (E057)
15 July 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm BST
Speaker: Ray Sparks
Many of us have enjoyed this traditional seaside entertainment in our childhood but what do we know of its origins?
Ray has performed Punch and Judy on Eastbourne seafront for the past 26 years and is known as ‘Eastbourne’s Punch and Judy man’.
His lecture will uncover the history of this classic puppet show from Italy with the Commedia Dell’Arte up to modern day shows. You can also enjoy a display of his puppets, booth and memorabilia alongside amusing anecdotes of performances past and present.
V Café at The Guildford Institute provides a friendly catering service using high quality, fresh, vegetarian and vegan ingredients.
The perfect way to give a treat to someone special who takes real pleasure in learning new things and taking part in great activities.