Fun Palaces Blog

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It’s Time To Make Change

A New Year’s provocation from Fun Palaces’ Co-Director Stella Duffy I’m the youngest of seven children born in a council estate in south London. Both of my parents left school at 14, my siblings left school ...
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The Twelve Days of Fun Palaces

Whether you celebrate Christmas or not, if you love carols or can't stand them, if it's frosty and cold where you are or lovely summery sun, you can celebrate OUR Fun Palaces! All together now ... ...
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WriteScience Finalists announced

As part of Fun Palaces’ campaign for the widest possible participation in all forms of arts and science, we have again run our WriteScience writing competition. We asked that writers meet with a scientist – or ...
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Top 5 Free Things You Can Do to Publicise Your Fun Palace

You’ve been brave. You’ve taken on the challenge of making a Fun Palace. You’ve signed up to put culture at the heart of your community – great. At this stage, some of you will be wanting ...
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Post-Brexit : Bringing communities together the Fun Palaces way

“I built my life on the rock of change.” (Joan Littlewood) However you feel about the outcome of last week’s referendum, one thing is sure, we are all in change. Here at Fun Palaces, we think ...
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Fun Palaces Ambassadors Programme

We are delighted to announce our Ambassadors Programme, beginning in October 2016. With funding from the Paul Hamlyn Foundation, and partnering with Wellcome, Fun Palaces will run a three-year Ambassadors Programme, in five areas of the UK, bringing together grassroots cultural ...