Help save Weymouth's Punch & Judy show

by Professor Mark Poulton in Weymouth, England, United Kingdom

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On 17th February 2021 we successfully raised £7,627 with 178 supporters in 169 days

Save the Weymouth Punch & Judy show! For 140 years Mr Punch & co. have entertained Weymouth, help us save the show for many years to come.

by Professor Mark Poulton in Weymouth, England, United Kingdom

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Katherine Smith 27th December 2020

Hello Professor Mark Poulton. You're featured in Anthony Burton and Rob Scott's excellent book: Britain's Living Past. It would be a great shame to lose your show so here's a little something to help you on your way. Good luck!

David Bond 15th October 2020

Weymouth Punch & Judy is part of our heritage. Have enjoyed watching children having fun whilst sitting in the beach coffee bar many times.

martin ward 11th October 2020

Do not let the gremlins get you down. All the best for the future from your old family in Broadstairs. (Greg's dad). Recharge your batteries, old man.

Jacqueline McCarthy 11th October 2020

Used to love the Punch and Judy on Weymouth Beach. Remember being down there on a lovely sunny day listening to "That's the way to do it " and the Sally Ann play under the clock. Good Luck .

Diana Turner 11th October 2020

Love the Punch & Judy at Weymouth. You do a fantastic job Mark in keeping the tradition going & we need to help preserve the show for the next generations

Alix Booth 11th October 2020

This one of the best Punch and Judy shows that I have seen and quite the best venue. When I go round giving talks on the History of Punch a huge number of people have seen the show at Weymouth and are full of joy about it.......it is one of the very best advertisements for Punch and it MUST go on. Good luck Mark!! Alix Booth

Helen Roberts 8th October 2020

Only something small Mark, hope you are able to get back on your feet for next year. We’ve always loved watching your shows on the beach 🏖.

Christiane Walsh 7th October 2020

Dear Mark We have finally finished clearing mum snd dad (Vic Banks) house and have sold many items. Please accept this as a donation from Dad. I know he would have wanted to help keep Punch and Judy alive in Weymouth. With love Christiane

Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

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Tip the Hat!

Donate to help save the future of the Weymouth Punch & Judy show.

£5 or more

£5 Seaside Supporter

A signed Thank You postcard and entrance into raffle for a 2021 family season pass

£10 or more

9 of 50 claimed

£10 Baby Badge Backer

Official Weymouth Punch and Judy merchandise pack (Badge, Magnet, Signed Thank You postcard, and entrance into raffle.)

£15 or more

10 of 25 claimed

£15 Bigger Badge Backer

Official Weymouth Punch and Judy mug & merchandise pack (Badge, Magnet, Signed Thank You postcard, and entrance into raffle.)

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£20 Vintage Badge Backer

Vintage Badge Backer £20 Mixed new and Vintage official Weymouth Punch and Judy merchandise pack. (Signed Thank You postcard, and entrance into raffle.)

£30 or more

£30 Pleased as Punch

2021 family weekend pass (4 people), and personalised Thank You video from Punch and Judy.

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£50 Crocodile Champion

Limited edition string of sausages, 2021 Family weekend pass (4 people), and personalised Thank You video from Punch and Judy.

£100 or more

2 of 5 claimed

£100 workshop well-wisher

Hand painted slate door number sign – beautifully painted by Prof Poulton (please contact to discuss your requirements), and Personalised Thank You video from Punch and Judy.

£300 or more

£300 Have a show!

Have your own personal Punch and Judy show from Professor Mark Poulton. Either in person (50 miles radius from Weymouth), or online (globally) Any live shows booked will need to happen after a full lift of all COVID restrictions.

£800 or more

1 of 2 claimed

£800 Punch's Patron

Have your very own unique Mr Punch puppet beautifully hand crafted by Prof Mark Poulton.

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