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Puppet Wales aims to provide a rich, valuable and unforgettable experience of live theatre through the powerful medium of puppetry. This exciting and unique one-woman educational touring puppet theatre integrates live action, music and beautifully handcrafted puppets with visually delightful and enchanting tales written for specific age groups. Helyn is also an experienced workshop facilitator, delivering creative rod puppet and shadow puppet making sessions to groups of all ages.

Helyn Latimer is a puppeteer, teacher and award-winning children's author, with over thirty years of experience working in primary schools, libraries and community spaces throughout Wales and beyond. She trained at the Birmingham School of Speech Training and Dramatic Art and later completed her PGCE in Swansea.

Member of The British Centre of Union Internationale de la Marionette. DBS and Safeguarding credited, Equity registered with Public Liability Insurance. QTS .