• Our new film!

    Our new short film with Makers from 2018 telling us why making a Fun Palace matters to them and their community.

  • Evaluation 2018

    All the data we collected from Fun Palaces in 2018 - what we're proud of, where we're working harder, what we're achieving and the differences we're making.

  • SIGNUPS ARE OPEN!

    What will the map of Fun Palaces look like in 2019?

    It's up to you.

    We're open for signups now!

  • Fun Palaces news

    We have some brilliant news and we're delighted to share it with you ...

  • Arts Award and Fun Palaces

    Arts Award and Fun Palaces have been thinking about how we can do more together, supporting organisations and communities to work with more young people and young people to lead in culture.

  • WORK WITH US!

    We need a co-ordinator to work with us to help grow the Ambassador Programme and work with our core team. Part-time, flexible, demanding, certainly challenging, always varied!
    If you care about community, creativity and believe in the genius in everyone, we'd love to hear from you.

  • 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. 

What

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.  In this film, Makers tell us why making a Fun Palace matters to them.

Where

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?