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The Lost Colour

18 September @ 2.00pm - 2.45pm

Lion Salt Works are delighted to be hosting

Half a String present The Lost Colour from The Puppet Van

Join Malcolm Brushell, a professional painter and amateur alchemist, on his quest to find the pinky-est pink paint on the planet! Through cracking rocks, mashing every conceivable vegetable, and even bottling and fermenting his own cow’s wee, he has created every colour imaginable.

Through stunning puppetry and an energy fuelled performance all on top of a van, join this race to create the most potent pigmented pink paint imaginable.

“Magical” The LIST

The Lost Colour is the first custom designed show for The Puppet Van. This vibrant joyful explosion of colour is an energy fuelled physical show full of clowning, puppets, and paint. The show has its roots in the history of pigment making and follows a loveable independent artist up against a huge corporate pigment making conglomerate.


Show suitable for Families of all ages (5+ recommended).
No swear words
Outdoor performance starts 2pm (arena open 13:45pm)
Running time: 45 mins.


Adult ticket £6.50
16 and under £4.50
Family 2+2 £17.60
Family 1+3 £15.40

Tickets available to buy in person and by phone through Lion Salt Works 01606 275066, or online from the TicketSource website.


Information about the event including COVID measures
Although restrictions are easing nationally, COVID infection are still rising and we are retaining a number of measures at this event to ensure the safety and comfort of attendees, staff and performers.

The event is outdoors with individual picnic areas marked for each attending household. Please bring a picnic blanket with you. Please book your tickets in a household group (including any bubble). We are assuming that a picnic blanket is up to 150cm x 150cm.

Please attend ready for the weather, we are in England so this could mean suntan lotion and sun hat or a woolly jumper and raincoat. In the event of very bad weather we will cancel the event and offer ticket holders a refund.

We will be asking event performers, staff and attendees (adults) to do a Lateral Flow Test before coming to the show. There will also be a set of pre-event questions to assess whether anyone attending might be at risk of having and spreading COVID.

We will be requesting attendees to check in to the event using a QR code or by sharing their details with us.

Hand sanitiser will be available on site.

Refunds: In the event of the event having to be cancelled a full refund will be given. In the event of a ticket holder needing to isolate or failing the pre-event testing questions a refund will also be given.


18 September
2.00pm - 2.45pm
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Lion Salt Works
Ollershaw Lane, Marston, Northwich, Cheshire CW9 6ES United Kingdom
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