A REDDITCH church is preparing for a parade of puppets at an event aimed at youngsters and adults alike.

St Stephen's Church is teaming up with Puppet Vision for a free puppet workshop in the town centre bandstand on Church Green.

The event, on Saturday (July 13) will also feature members of Puppet Academy who will be taking part in the European Puppet Festival.

The event will feature stories, sketches and songs plus a puppet workshop for people to try their hand as puppeteers.

As well as the free puppet shows and workshops other attractions will include a variety of stalls and refreshments.

Puppet shows will start at 12.45pm and 2.15pm.