Welcome to Larrikin Puppets!

Talk, Play, Sing, Dance and Interact with fast paced puppet fun!

Book Larrikin Puppets for your event, venue or special occasion! Be entertained and captivated by a variety of colourful and exciting puppet shows and workshops!

Our puppeteers have received advanced training in the USA under Jim Henson puppeteers from The Muppets and Sesame Street!

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Larrikin Puppets Launches World’s First Ewaste Puppet

Larrikin Puppets is excited to announce the launch of Lovelace, an enchanting puppet built of electronic waste. Believed to be the first professional puppet in the world to be made of ewaste, this is Larrikin Puppets’ first major puppet construction project. Lovelace is named after the most famous woman in technology Ada Lovelace who, born in 1815, was the world’s first computer programmer. Discover more about the project and how to book a puppet show or presentation featuring Lovelace.

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Larrikin Puppets Wins BEST KIDS LIVE SHOW At 2021 National Industry Awards

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Larrikin Puppets won BEST KIDS LIVE SHOW at this year’s national What’s On 4 Kids Awards!

We also won two additional awards for Best Local School Aged Activity (5-12 years) – People’s Choice Winner and Highly Commended.

HUGE thank you all our fans who voted in the people’s choice component and to the judges who selected us as WINNERS for Best Live Kids Show!

  • Best Kids Live Show sponsored by What’s on 4 Kids.
  • Best Local School Aged Activity (5-12 years) sponsored by Australian Children’s Activities Association.
Best Kids Live Show Australia - Larrikin Puppets - Whats On 4 Kids - Award Winner 2021

Larrikin Puppets Rock Out On New Gutterfire Music Video

Brisbane rock band Gutterfire decided puppets were the way to go for their new music video Eight and we helped bring the story to life. A great tale about how ‘looks can be deceiving’, lead puppeteers Brett Hansen, Elissa Jenkins, Adam O’Sullivan, BeeBee and Mark Cocquio worked together with a bunch of other extras to bring the rock concerts scenes to puppety life. Check it out now. Enjoy!

Todd Sampson Meets Larrikin Puppets While Filming New Documentary

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Todd Sampson (Gruen, Body Hack) and his film crew interviewed Elissa for a new documentary series and dropped in to watch and film a Larrikin Puppets puppet show at a Gold Coast childcare centre! Todd told us he loved our puppet show. It was fun watching him getting silly with the puppets behind the scenes.

Larrikin Puppets Feature On Illy & Waax’s Cheap Seats Music Video!

“Honestly one of my favorite film clips of the year. Killed it.” – Hilltop Hoods

Dance Like A Unicorn: DIY COVID Isolation Music Video

Presenting our ‘Dance Like A Unicorn’ music video, created at home by us in isolation featuring dance footage submitted by wonderful fans, friends and families from Australia to America.

Learn the dance or just dance along because ANYONE can dance like a unicorn! 🌈🦄💜

We are BACK performing Dance Like A Unicorn together with kids and families at our live shows! Book Larrikin Puppets now for your Queensland festival, shopping centre or Christmas Carols event.

Find out how to listen to more songs by Larrikin Puppets or listen and follow us on Spotify now!

Online Puppet Shows During COVID Restrictions – from Brisbane To LA!

Larrikin Puppets is committed to continuing our goal to bring joy, laughter, fun and play to kids during COVID-19 lockdowns and restrictions. Join us as we present super fun online puppet shows, puppetry workshops, story times, poetry with puppets and puppet play dates.

Discover our online puppet shows and activities including interactive Zoom opportunities for children, families and even adults! No matter where you are around the world, you can book Larrikin Puppets for your next virtual event.

Our Services

We provide our zany and always crowd pleasing comedy-variety puppet show, a story time puppet show, a puppet MC service, puppetry for film and TV, a sock puppet making craft workshop and a hands on puppetry performance training workshop!

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