• Add yourself to the Instagram wall by including
    #FunPalaces hashtag to your photos

  • Fun Palaces Case Study

    Everything you ever wanted to know about Fun Palaces in François Matarasso's clear and concise case study of Farnham Fun Palace, along with the background to the campaign and the thinking behind it.

  • What happens AFTER the Fun Palace?

    Farnham Fun Palace and Boundary Estate Fun Palace tell us about the ongoing events and connections their Fun Palaces have led to ...

  • 64 Million Artists' Challenge 2019

    Join 64 Million Artists creative challenge with a new, and very do-able, task for every day of January! (or as many as you can manage ...)

  • Planning to make a Fun Palace on 5th or 6th October 2019?

    Brilliant. And welcome! Signups will open in March (ish ...)

    Want to know more first?

    HERE YOU GO ...

  • Use #FunPalaces hashtag so we can share what you're doing in your Fun Palaces

  • What are Fun Palaces?

    We are an ongoing campaign for culture at the heart of community and community at the heart of culture, with an annual weekend of action – arts, science, craft, tech, digital, heritage and sports events activities – run by, for and with local communities. 


Fun Palaces is a campaign promoting community at the heart of culture and culture at the heart of community, with an annual weekend of action created by, for and with local people.

The next Fun Palaces weekend is  5th & 6th October 2019. Here’s a film of Fun Palaces Makers 2014-2017.


Libraries, public parks, shopping malls, schools, swimming pools, town squares. There were 433 Fun Palaces across the UK and beyond in 2018. Where will your Fun Palace be on the 5th and 6th October 2019?