Sugar Paste Muffin

Thank you Pam for sending through this fantastic photo of your wonderful sugar paste Muffin! Pam, a member of the British Sugarcraft Guild, made this Muffin which, of course, sits in pride of place in the lounge. Pam loved making this Muffin, which is approximately 9 x 7 inches and has captured a remarkable resemblance to the original – almost good enough…

Marlborough Puppetry Festival

What a fabulous weekend at Marlborough! The weather was beautiful; we met some wonderful people and were entertained by some fantastic and talented puppeteers! The festival was superbly organised by David Leech of Pelham Puppets to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Pelham Puppets. So why Marlborough – I hear you ask? Well, Bob Pelham the founder…

Muffin with some fans from the 40's

Muffin 70 years old Today!

??Happy 70th Birthday Muffin the Mule?? What a fantastic day and who would believe it – Yes 70 years ago to the day on Sunday 20th October 1946 Muffin the Mule first appeared on BBC TV with Annette Mills at the piano and Ann Hogarth pulling the strings. Who would have thought after that very…

Muffin 70 years old on Sunday 20th October!

Muffin’s 70th Birthday Party

The sun was shining on Sunday as Muffin the Mule had his 70th Birthday Party at Pennywell Farm. In the morning the team delivered one of their presentations / shows to the Pennywell Farm customers where they were introduced to Muffin and his friends, shown an original programme of ‘Muffin and the Squeaking Shoes’ which was…

Muffin at East Budleigh Scarecrow Festival 12th June 2016

Once again Muffin the Mule and friends will be making a special guest appearance at this year’s East Budleigh Scarecrow Festival. The festival runs over both the Saturday and Sunday 11th & 12th June, with Muffin making his special appearance on Sunday 12th June. He will be doing 2 performances on the day of the short play ‘Just Good Friends’…

Muffin the Mule at Pennywell Farm

We will be back at Pennywell Farm, Devon, very soon with 6 more days booked to celebrate Muffin’s 70th year! On each day we will be telling the story of Muffin and how he came to be such a star and part of Children’s TV history. You will be introduced to the ‘original’ Muffin the Mule and…

Muffin visits the Donkey Sanctuary

What a fantastic day! On Sunday 8th May we all packed up to visit one of the Donkey Sanctuary farms, Town Barton, on the outskirts of Tedburn St Mary. Muffin and all his friends were extremely excited as we were not only meeting donkeys but mules too! They have the largest barren (I’m reliably informed…

Drake Circus Mayhem!

Wow – this was really unexpected but rather wonderful! A long, tiring but a most rewarding day was had on Saturday 30th April at Drake Circus shopping mall in Plymouth.  Muffin and his friends were displayed just outside M & S for all those who were interested, where they were brought to life so people could…

Muffin at BBC Radio Devon

Muffin was so excited to be back at the BBC. This time at BBC Radio Devon in Plymouth on the David Fitzgerald show. You can listen to the show (Muffin was on just gone 12noon) at  https://bbc.in/27v2lFZ and is available until 28th May 2016. We had a lovely chat with Fitz and caused quite a commotion…

Muffin in the News over Half Term!

What a fantastic time over half term at Pennywell Farm. Muffin appeared on 3 days and had some great audiences to cheer him on. Muffin thoroughly enjoyed meeting so many people and making lots of new friends. It was so much fun being back in the limelight with a TV appearance on ITV West Country News…