French rabbits, Vikings and giant tents are making their way to Kirkmichael, Barr, Dunure, Ballantrae, Girvan and Mossblown.

ART Network is delighted to welcome the 35th annual Puppet Festival to Carrick.

The UK’s biggest and longest running children’s festival, Puppet Animation Festival run by puppetry and visual theatre champions is renowned for making art accessible to children all over the UK.

The Ayrshire Rural Touring’s partnership have teamed up with the Puppet Animation Festival.

Festival favourites, Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre will be sharing timeless Norse tales on the Firth of Clyde as they reinact the Myths of the Vikings with beautifully handcrafted wooden puppets. 

In this engaging production, the puppeteer battles frost giants, dodges magical beasts and brings the gods of old to life.

Myth of the Vikings will be showing at Kennedy Hall in Dunure on the April 6 and at the Quay Zone in Girvan on April 7. 

Tickets can be purchased for these events from The Gaiety, The Quay Zone and by emailing All tickets are £4.