Autumn Fair

5-8 September 2021 | NEC BIRMINGHAM

The Puppet Company Ltd

Stand: 20A40-B41
  • Gifting
  • Toys
  • Funky / Novetly Gifts
  • Kids
  • Children Books
  • Toys
  • Nursery & Baby
  • Partyware & Dressup
  • Manufacturer
  • 10+
  • Yes
  • Wholesale
  • Product Photographs
  • Point of Sale Display
  • Other
  • Kids, Toy & Play

Welcome to The Puppet Company's virtual stand! We are now the largest supplier of puppets in Europe and our puppets are used around the globe. There is something magical about owning and using our puppets and soft toys, they capture the essence of what makes a really fine toy as they allow the user to be creative, to entertain and more than anything else - to have fun! 

We also create beautiful soft toys through our sister company Wilberry Toys which complements our puppet collections and can be purchased as a combined puppet & soft toy order: www.wilberrytoys.com

Our virtual showcase provides an overview of many of our puppets and soft toys, we also have a socially distanced showroom in our office headquarters and would be happy to take you through the ranges at your convenience. Our team in the office and our agents across the UK and Europe are happy to assist with any queries, orders or talking you through the ranges.

Please feel free to get in touch: info@thepuppetcompany.com +44(0)1462 446040

We know these are extrodinary times and are doing everything we can to support our customers at this time, including reducing carriage paid orders, discounting our POS and adding new clearance items. 

Address

Hitchin
United Kingdom

Website

http://www.thepuppetcompany.com

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  • One of our most popular collections ever, and for very good reason. These larger than life, brightly coloured knitted characters are full of mischief with wonderful faces and big mouths. They also hav ...
  • Our Large Birds collection is one of our best selling ranges, and for good reason! Each has a wonderful face, long pile and beautifully printed finishes along with a squawk and full working mouth! Fan ...
  • Introducing our sister company Wilberry Toys, an ever expanding collection of beautiful soft toys which complement and can be ordered alongside our extensive puppet collections. Visit https://www.wilb ...
  • A brand new collection of three fabulous Dino heads to delight any dinosaur lover. Each has a full working mouth and lifelike attention to detail. These are large fully functioning puppets which work ...
  • One of our best selling ranges, perfect as that extra-special gift. Beautifully versatile collection in a range of styles, provides hours of interactive play value and makes a fantastic gift. Each gro ...
  • The beautiful Full-Bodied Animal Puppets collection has been designed to be as beautiful and cuddly as a soft toy, but with all the functionality of a puppet. Wonderful materials and shapes make these ...
  • With their striking appearances and large size, we are sure these exciting puppets will be immensely popular. The ‘Large Creatures’ are easy to manipulate, have excellent mouth movement and are made f ...
  • A great design, made with high quality fabrics at a great price, each puppet in the Long-Sleeved collection does not disappoint. With working hands and fantastic attention to detail, they are large en ...
  • Our collection of finger puppets is one of our most popular ranges, with new designs added each year we now have over 150 different designs! The range includes characters perfect for storytelling, gif ...
  • Available in eight wacky designs and colours to suit all tastes, our new Baby Monsters are sure to put a smile on your face! Each character is full of personality and fun, just itching to be played wi ...
  • Following in the footsteps of our Classic Collection, these beautiful puppets are perfect for story telling and puppet shows. Vibrant materials and 8 great designs allow children of all ages to enjoy ...
  • We have continued to develop our CarPets collection this year and have altered both designs and materials of selected styles to improve the range. These puppets are designed for younger children with ...
  • Potentially the cutest Dinosaur puppets yet, we are very excited to launch this new ‘Baby Dinos’ range. This prehistoric collection includes a baby T-Rex, Triceratops and Stegosaurus. These adorable b ...
  • A great design, made with high quality fabrics at a great price, each puppet in the 'Long-Sleeved' collection does not disappoint. This selection are perfect for Christmas.  With working hands and fan ...
  • These beautifully lifelike Golf Head Covers are perfect for golf fans of all ages! A new collection from The Puppet Company, there are four brand new designs including an Elephant, Border Collie, Tige ...
  • The Enchanted Dragons is beautifully made with wonderful fabrics and attention to detail. We have been making Dragon puppets for years, and these are the friendliest dragons yet. Access into the head ...
  • Brand New Dressing Up Capes - Cow, Donkey, Horse, Pig, Sheep, Dinosaur and Unicorn! Continuing with our love of role play, these great dressing up additions really help to bring the story to life, per ...
  • We are the UK distributor for the German brand Living Puppets. For further details of the collection we stock please visit: https://www.thepuppetcompany.com/living-puppets
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  • Sustainability Role in overall company's strategic plans
    Sustainability plays a very important role in our overall strategic plan and is an area that we look to improve upon each year. We take our commitment to ESG (Environment, Social, Governance) and CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) very seriously
    Sustainability initiatives
    For many of our product ranges the SIL, hangtag, display box and master carton tare made from recycled materials and they are recyclable. Where possible recycled stuffing is used, in many cases from recycled plastic bottles. Poly bags are recyclable, we are looking at having these made from recycled materials and / or biodegradable in the future, and where permissible we have already cut out the use of poly bags and and hang tags completely. We combine orders to limit our shipping and take containers by boat as oppossed to air freight to limit our carbon footprint. All materials in the warehouse are re-used and recycled, as an example we ship out orders using the boxes the goods arrive in from the manufacturers where possible so these are re-used. We also have recycling procedures and points in place across the warehouse and offices for all employees. As part of our standard working practises we limit our use of printing paper, water and electricity as much as possible and place a big emphasis on being environmentally friendly.
    Pledges for the year
    We are launching a new range of Eco-puppets made for recycled materials which we are really excited about. We are also continuing working with our manufacturers on making our packing, labeling and shipping as environmentally friendly and sustainable as possible. We are looking at implementing changes to our packaging and further improving our recycling levels and reducing packaging across the board.
    Social equity at your company
    Our workers health and safety is of the utmost importance to us and we take our commitment to our staff very seriously. We have worked hard to create a working environment and culture conducive to the needs of our employees, paying above market wages and benefits and believe in attracting and nurturing the best possible candidates, and supporting them as much as possible. We therefore have a very low staff turnover rate and many of our employees have been with us for over 10 - 15 years.
    Packaging
    Our packaging is made with recycled content
    We are in the process of making our packaging plastic free
    We are in the process of making our packaging compostable
    Ethical Considerations
    Fair wages are paid to the people who make our products
    Our products are made by people employed in good working conditions
    We have mapped our entire supply chain
    We have an ethical policy
    Within the workplace where our products are made there is commitment to Non-Discrimination Gender Equality and Freedom of Association
    The Puppet Company has achieved an enviable working environment which has enabled it to grow steadily and retain staff. It has a programme of nurturing, training and promoting staff from within wherever possible and recruiting staff with the necessary skill sets when appropriate. It now has a well established team of dedicated and professional individuals. Outside consultants are brought in to observe working practices and to introduce fresh new ideas. The culture within the company is caring, retaining family values and respect for all. There is no formal dress code and an open door policy operates throughout the offices. Regular team meetings are held where any issues, ideas and suggestions can be discussed. In addition to monitoring materials and construction of product throughout the manufacturing process, we undertake environmental audits on each of the factories to ensure best health & safety and working conditions are being maintained by all our producers. To manufacture our detailed designs we use premium factories in Indonesia, China and Thailand.
    Enviromental Impact
    Our products are created to help consumers try and reduce their carbon footprint
    We consider the environmental impact when creating our products
    Some of the processes we use to manufacture products are energy efficient
    Some of the processes we use to manufacture products are water efficient
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  • Wilberry Toys is the sister company of The Puppet Company 

  • Introducing the latest collections by The Puppet Company as part of Autumn Fair @ Home from our socially distanced showroom at Puppets HQ

  • Behind the scenes with husband and wife Sue and Peter Lockey who have grown their company from selling puppets at Glastonbury to becoming Europe’s largest puppet supplier. 

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  • This is a brand new material which has the look and feel of real feathers making it perfect for designing birds! We are doing a clearance on our adorable baby Ostrich soft toys: £1.50 each (plus VAT) ...
  • Large creatures glove puppets selection: Turtle, Orca Whale, Blue Whale £5.00 each (plus VAT) RRP:£17.50 - £19.99
  • Selection of Full-Bodied Animal Puppets added to the clearance trail £4.00 each (plus VAT) RRP: £12.99 - £14.99 Selection includes: Giraffe, Black Bear, Seal (Grey), Rabbit (Lop-Eared - White) While s ...
  • Large bird glove puppets made with beautiful materials and squeaker in the beak. £5.00 each (plus VAT) RRP:£19.99
  • Selection of our ever-popular Long-Sleeved Glove Puppets added to the Clearance Trail.  £4.00 each (plus VAT) RRP: £12.99 - £14.99 Selection includes: Donkey, Hen, Horse, Moose, Panda, Duck, Penguin, ...
  • Selected Cuddly Tumms glove puppets - super soft cuddly puppets.  Clearance price: £4.00 each (plus VAT) - RRP: £12.50 Clearance range includes: Cat (White), Husky, Labrador, Lamb, Lion Cub, Owl, Pand ...
  • This is a brand new material which has the look and feel of real feathers making it perfect for designing birds! We are doing a clearance on our adorable baby Ostrich soft toys: £1.50 each (plus VAT) ...
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  • Sales Promotions: The Puppet Company & Wilberry Toys

    08 Sep 2020 The Puppet Company & Wilberry Toys

    To further support our customers at this time we have added the following Sales Promotions - one time use per store, available until 30/9/2020

  • Reduced Point of Sale

    02 Sep 2020

    To support people further at this time we have reduced all our POS for The Puppet Company and Wilberry Toys - available until 30/09/2020

     

  • To help support our customers at this time we have lowered our carriage paid order levels across The Puppet Company & Wilberry Toys, available until 30/09/2020

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