Fun palaces

Artrix Arts Centre’s Fun Palace

The Wonderland Fun Palace will feature free drop-in crafts in the foyer, two short family shows from Mad Science at 11am & 12 noon and round off with a screening of Disney’s original ‘Alice in Wonderland’ at 1pm. The fun stars at 10.30, join us!

Nelson Public Libraries’s Fun Palace

We are going with a theme of Flights of fantasy which ties into our City’s annual Masked Parade. Families will be creating paper planes and have different stations for measuring distance the planes fly, time in the air and most beautiful planes. We also will have Lego and duplo available for creating and a table tennis table for letting off some steam. There will be musicians performing on both days and a party / carnival atmosphere. This will happen over the whole weekend.

Folkestone Fun Palace

Once again Folkestone Quarterhouse and Folkestone Fringe are working together to host a Fun Palace and this year it is all about the sea and environment from sea monsters to mermaids, there will be something for everyone. And best of all, EVERYTHING IS FREE! From mermaids and sea monsters to dance, games and improvisation, there will be something for everyone in our SALT themed Fun Palace.

Penlee’s Fun Palace

Join us in exploring ‘The Science of Colour’. We’ve got loads of science-y experiments and arty activities to try plus an exhibition of the works of Wilhelmina Barns-Graham, an artist who produced some amazingly colourful work.

Old Trafford Library’s Fun Palace

Sand Art Craft – Join us for Sand Art Craft and learn how to make beautiful, unusual and unique art. This is a free activity for children. No need to book; just drop in.

Altrincham Library’s Fun Palace

Lancashire Hawks and Owls – Learn how birds of prey live in their natural habitat and how Michael and Margaret protect and rehabilitate the birds at their Lancashire Hawks and Owls sanctuary. Plus lots of opportunity to have your photo taken with a beautiful bird of prey! Suitable for all ages. No need to book, just turn up

Manningtree Library’s Fun Palace

The Art of Crafts, there will be an opportunity for the community to try a variety to craft activities such as patch working, knitting, hair braiding and floristry

Walton Library’s Fun Palace

The Art of Crafts, there will be and opportunity to try a variety of activities for both adults and children such as drawing, flower arranging, knitting and face painting.

Central Library’s Fun Palace

For hundreds of years kites have been central to childhood and adult games and pursuits. Kite flying across the globe is synonymous with freedom, the outdoors, imagination and possibilities. Hosted by Journeys Festival and Infinite Arts, come and join expert kite makers and learn how to make your own kite based on designs from India and Afghanistan. There is no need to book, just come along and join us in the Central Library Media Lounge.

Bandley Hill Play Centre Fun Palace

Bandley Hill Play Centre is a free open access facility for children resident in Stevenage, we are operating as a Fun Palace on Saturday 1st October from 10.30am – 12.30pm as part of a townwide initiative.