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    Big Telly's Fun Palace 2014, Portstewart

     

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    Leeds Fun Palace 2014

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    Oxford House Fun Palace 2014, London

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    What is a Fun Palace?

    Fun Palaces are made by you and your community; arts, sciences and technologies are all welcome. What will yours be?

    The only guidelines are that each one should be free, local, innovative, transformative and engaging.

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    What is a Fun Palace, Where they are (so far!) and How to make your own

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What

Fun Palaces are free, welcoming annual events combining arts and sciences, made for and with local people. The Fun Palaces campaign is an ongoing movement for culture at the heart of our communities. The dates this year are 3/4 October 2015. Check out our 2014 film.

Where

Public parks, shopping malls, schools, libraries, swimming pools, village squares. 138 Fun Palaces took place across the UK and beyond in 2014. Where will your Fun Palace be on the 3rd and 4th October 2015?