Early
May
 2023

Covent Garden May Fayre & Puppet Festival

11:00am – 5:30pm
Free

The Covent Garden May Fayre & Puppet Festival, which has been running since 1976, is a celebration of the puppet Mr. Punch, who has been entertaining Londoners since the 17th century. Punch and Judy will be joined by other wooden (and human) friends, including a brass band procession, workshops, clowns, folk music and refreshments.

Convent Garden Puppet Festival

The event begins with a neighbourhood procession at 11am, followed by a church service led by Mr. Punch at noon and more performances from 12.30 onward.

Admission is free.

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, many events have been canceled. Always check official sites before heading to an event.

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