Fun Palaces Blog

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Stella Duffy, Co-Director of Fun Palaces, awarded an OBE

I’m delighted (and very surprised) to have been awarded an OBE for Services to the Arts in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List this weekend. I got my Equity card in 1981, my first novel was published ...

Stella Duffy awarded an OBE for services to the Arts

Fun Palaces Co-Director Stella Duffy will receive an OBE for services to the Arts in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2016. Our full press release is below or you can download it here. STELLA DUFFY TO ...