Fun Palaces Blog

Shining a Global Light on Local Brilliance

Fun Palaces' co-director Stella Duffy on how the hyper-local nature of Fun Palaces makes a difference on a much wider stage ... I wrote this blog on a train back from Truro to London. Two weeks ...

Brownian Motion – A Love Story from Cornwall

Jack Morrison is one of the two Fun Palaces Ambassadors for Cornwall. Jack works with FEAST and Chloe Hughes with Cornwall Museums Partnership and they share the Ambassador role, working within and from their own organisations. ...

What Happens AFTER Fun Palaces?

We're very clear that a Fun Palace is not (or shouldn't be!) yet another Open Day or fete. It's about a lot more than simply sharing what your venue or organisation or community does - it's ...

Fun Palaces – A Maker’s View

As we approach Fun Palaces weekend - the office getting more and more frenetic, emails flying everywhere, people all over the UK and beyond working with their community to create together - we were moved this ...

Age of Creativity’s five top tips for making Fun Palaces with and for older people

The 1 – 14 October 2018 is the second Age of Creativity Festival, celebrating creativity in later life across England.  The festival celebrates everyone aged over 50 taking part in a creative activity as an audience ...

Fun Palaces and Community-Led Digital Culture

Fun Palaces is a two-pronged approach to community engagement in culture – by which we mean tech, digital, crafts, arts and science. We are both a campaign for everyday creativity in all its forms at the ...