Thank you to the City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs!

Piccadilly Puppets is a proud recipient of funding from the City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs! We provide puppet performances throughout the City of Atlanta, and the funds help us to cover some expenses, so that we can keep our shows affordable. Funding also enables us to offer discounts to schools that receive Title One funding and other venues in those neighborhoods (such as libraries), and occasionally offer free shows in underserved parts of the city.

Thank you so much to the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs for helping us to educate and entertain children in Atlanta through the art of puppetry!

Thanks to Fulton County for helping make 2016 a successful year!

 

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Piccadilly Puppets received funding for 2016 from the Fulton County Board of Commissioners, through the guidance of the Fulton County Arts Council. With this help, we provided 63 shows and workshops throughout all six Fulton county districts and performed for almost 4000 people in Fulton alone. We performed for schools, libraries, festivals and many other events. We were able to perform in underserved neighborhoods at reduced prices, and introduced our “Pop-up Show” performed out of our  Puppet van!

These grants benefit not only our organization, but more importantly YOU, as our audience. Please join us in thanking the Board of Commissioners and the Arts Council. If you live in Fulton and enjoy the arts, please let your Commissioner know!

 

Piccadilly Puppets receives Fulton County grant!

 

Fulton County Logo   fcac-logo-2016

Piccadilly Puppets is happy to announce that we have received funding for 2016 from the Fulton County Board of Commissioners, through the guidance of the Fulton County Arts Council. Fulton County is the leading public funder for the arts in the State of Georgia. We are thankful that our county understands the importance of the arts to our community. Our grant from the Fulton County Arts Council supplements our main source of income, which is the fees we charge for performances. This enables us to hire skilled, professional puppeteers and pay them a competitive wage, while still keeping our prices affordable to most groups. We can also give back to the community through occasional discounted or even free performances in Fulton County. Through the application and review process and final reports, the arts council also helps us to set goals, to meet artistic standards, to be financially responsible, and to be held accountable for the way we spent the funds at the end of each year. These grants benefit not only our organization, but more importantly YOU, as our audience. Please join us in thanking the Board of Commissioners and the Arts Council. If you live in Fulton and enjoy the arts, please let your Commissioner know!

Help Spread the Joy of Puppets on Ga Gives Day!

Thursday, November 12 is GA Gives Day!

“You were fantastic…Please come back and do another puppet show!”

That’s what Taylor, a second-grade student at Jackson Elementary wrote us in a letter after our performance of Cherokee Tales. The children had obviously enjoyed the performance, laughing at all of the funny parts, chanting along with Chief Gray Eagle. They might not have even realized how much the show fit into the Native American unit of their curriculum! Thanks to a grant, we were able to perform at that school for a reasonable price. We need support from individuals, too – people like you that see the value of puppets and arts in education.

Ga Gives Day is a chance to highlight the many non-profits working to make our state a better place to live. Georgia is at the bottom of the country in government support of the arts, but YOU can help bridge the gap so that kids of all backgrounds and income levels can experience our shows! Click the link below (any day, not just on Thursday):

https://www.gagivesday.org/c/GGD/a/piccadillypuppets/donate/

Puppets in Hapeville & Gainesville in May

Saturday, May 9  Hapeville Makers Market

Cherokee Tales will be at 10:30 am in the Hapeville Train Depot. FREE!         Recommended for ages 3-10.

http://us2.campaign-archive1.com/?u=6ac37c98491fe0bc72819996f&id=4d07466c21

Saturday, May 16 Rubber Duck Derby

DD Logo.new.12.taglineThe 17th Annual Rubber Duck Derby benefits the Boys & Girls Clubs of Hall County. We will be at this event all day! Come by our tent to see a puppet demonstration, try out a puppet, or make a paper bag puppet. You won’t want to miss the race! Watch 20,000 rubber ducks race to the finish to win great prizes for their adoptive parents – including YOU, if you choose. Piccadilly Puppets is proud to support this event. 10:00am-4:00pm at Clark’s Bridge Park. FREE!

http://rubberduckderby.com/5Kdashandderby.html

Piccadilly Puppets’ Show to Benefit Children’s Healthcare

Piccadilly Puppets provides entertainment with a purpose!Emporer

Saturday, February 7 at 11:00 am

Landmark Diner – Buckhead, Side Door Lounge

3652 Roswell Rd, Atlanta, GA 30305

Piccadilly Puppets presents Once Upon. a Time in China, an enchanting Chinese tale that teaches the importance of being honest. The Emperor is very old and must find someone to take over his duties. The new leader must be smart and strong, kind and courageous, patient and honest, especially honest. How will he find just the right boy? All proceeds benefit Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Recommended for ages 3-10.

Tickets $10

Reservations are helpful, but not requiredhttps://www.eventbrite.com/e/piccadilly-puppets-show-to-benefit-choa-tickets-10089825941

 Why not have lunch at the Landmark diner before the show? A great place for families!

 Contact information:

(404)636-0022      piccadillypuppets@earthlink.net

Ga Gives Day, & a Show in Alpharetta!

Two exciting events this week: Ga Gives Day, and a public performance Saturday morning, November 15. Read on for more info!

November 13 is Ga Gives Day!

Give to your favorite Nonprofits in Georgia!
Give to your favorite Nonprofits in Georgia!

GA Gives Day is a special 24 hour online giving event and Piccadilly Puppets is a proud participant. Check out our profile below and donate to the cause today. Although we spotlight one day to promote our causes, you don’t have to wait until the 13th – and you can continue to make a contribution after the big day has come and gone! Click if You Care.  https://www.gagivesday.org/c/GGD/a/piccadillypuppets

If you have already donated, thank you! Please share our profile with everyone you know. Like GA Gives Day on Facebook.com/gagives and follow the movement on Twitter @GAgives

Cherokee Tales at Off Broadway Dance Theatre on Saturday morning, November 15

Cherokee Tales - chief Grey Eagle

Off Broadway Dance Theatre                                     12350 Crabapple Rd. Alpharetta, GA  30004

10:00 am     (770)664-2410 

Tickets $7

Part of the Little Starz Series!