What The Tortoise Taught Us

Meet Zelva, the beautiful giant Tortoise Puppet. Experience and enjoy life lessons from the wisest creature on the planet!

A unique and fascinating walkabout act

Come along and walk side by side with the World’s oldest and most awesome reptile.
Help to feed her, stroke her enormous shell and be inspired by a close up encounter with nature at its most incredible with this unique animal act.

Learn how to slow down, take life easy… and never forget to stop and eat the roses! Zelva can be shy though… will she come out of her shell? Lettuce hope so!

Interactive roving entertainment

This inviting, incredible and life-size tortoise act provides the perfect interactive and family friendly entertainment for a variety of events including festivals and street markets.

What events is the Tortoise suited to?

What the Tortoise Taught Us is a brilliant act suited lots of events. These include outdoor festivals, maritime events, outdoor markets, food & drink festivals and much more.

Get in touch today to find out more about Zelva, the tortoise puppet, and her impressive roving street theatre show.

Giant Tortoise Puppet Walkabout
Zelva with the Easter BunnyZelva with the Easter Bunny
Girl feeding the Tortoise at Blenheim parkGirl feeding the Tortoise at Blenheim park
Zelva the Tortoise & Sheldon together smilingZelva the Tortoise & Sheldon together smiling
Little boy feeding the Tortoise at Blenheim parkLittle boy feeding the Tortoise at Blenheim park
What the Tortoise Taught Us feeding timeWhat the Tortoise Taught Us feeding time
Giant Tortoise Puppet WalkaboutGiant Tortoise Puppet Walkabout

What The Tortoise Taught Us specialises in

  • Walkabout
  • Robotics
  • Nature
  • Animal
  • Puppet

What The Tortoise Taught Us has performed at

  • Potteries Museum, UK
  • Hammersmith & Fulham Market, UK
  • Union Square, Aberdeen, UK

What The Tortoise Taught Us specialises in

Street Shows, Silent Comedy Mime Show, Street Circus – Unicycle and Juggling

What The Tortoise Taught Us has performed at

Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Windows of the World, Changsha, Regular at Covent Garden

Book What The Tortoise Taught Us now

If you’d like to book What The Tortoise Taught Us or find out more about him, please fill out the form below and we will come back to you ASAP!
Zelva the Tortoise is such fun! Perfect for families audiences of all ages.
Audience member

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