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    Fun Palaces' Call to Action

    In 2017, let's stop talking about making change, talking about making our culture for all - and DO IT.

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    Making a Fun Palace as a family

    "Something that is surprising – but also liberating – is that no-one tells you what you should do [...] - don’t be scared by the fact that the Fun Palace idea is so open-ended, that there doesn’t seem to be a right or a wrong way to do it."

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    Play and Creativity

    Stella was a guest on BBC Radio 4's programme Start The Week on 13th February to discuss Fun Palaces in a conversation about play and messiness with Steven Johnson, Tim Harford and Ed Smith. 

  • Here's what people are
    saying on Twitter using the
    #FunPalaces hashtag

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Fun Palaces is an ongoing campaign supporting culture at the heart of every community, with an annual weekend of arts and science action created by, for and with local people. Next dates are 7 & 8 October 2017. Check out our 2016 film of Fun Palaces Makers.


Libraries, public parks, shopping malls, schools, swimming pools, town squares. There were 292 Fun Palaces across the UK and beyond in 2016. Where will your Fun Palace be on the 7th and 8th October 2017?