For the second year Boundary residents and St. Hilda’s East are joining together to bring arts and science to the heart of the UK’s first council estate. Building on our experience of 2016 we’ll be working with local artists, craftivists, scientists and organisations to bring inspiring hands-on things to get involved with, make and do for everyone who wants to take part.
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The Bromley by Bow Centre are excited to be hosting our first ever Fun Palace – come along from 10am to get involved in a variety of different hands on activities for young and old alike! We’ll be working with local residents and our East End Skills Exchange in the coming months to finalise our Fun Palace ideas, so watch this space. With our open art studios, 3 acre park, cafe and playground we have tons of space for creating, playing, learning and everything in between.
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Colchester Library will be welcoming the community to share their passions and skills. Everyone an artist, everyone a scientist. Details to follow…
Eltham Centre Library is a busy co located library in the heart of Eltham. We want to create opportunities for everyone to enjoy art and science, learn new things and have fun!
Exeter Library is a busy city library and a cultural hubs in the city, named the ‘Living Room of the City’ due to our diverse audience and free, space. We held our first Fun Palace in 2016 and although we organised it in a short time frame, we had a fantastic response. We had local art organisations, the Met Office, Laughter Yoga, Geraldine the Dinosaur, Spacex gallery, DAISI and poetry sessions help make the Fun Palaces. We would like to make 2017 bigger and better.
This page is all about process. It is about what happens as we make our 4th Fun Palace. You’ll see a lot of firsthand experiments, play, questions, thinking, learning, and yes, fun! We hope it inspires some of you to try a little bit of everything, make new connections and ultimately get involved.
At Passmore Edwards Centre, we aim to provide a Fun Palace right at the centre of our local community – run by the people of Newton Abbot, for the people of Newton Abbot. We will be facilitating a range of fun and free events throughout Saturday 7th October, welcoming local people of all ages to participate. Everyone an Artist, Everyone a Scientist.
Join us for another fun-filled community event filled with participatory arts & science for all!
Gillingham Library will be will be bubbling over with artists and scientists offering everyone a chance to experience something new and exciting about some of the liquids around us. We’ll have fascinating scientific experiments from The James Dyson Foundation for everyone and hands on demonstrations by young scientists from the award winning team at Gillingham School. We’ll explore sonar science with experts from Thales. Adults and children can learn more about the life of the river Stour in “River Matters” with the team from Wessex Water. There’s extraordinary bubble fun to be experienced with Asda’s community team and you can learn about the Science of Wine with one of the experts from Waitrose and, of course, sample some too (over 18s only). Everyone will have an opportunity to get arty with free taster sessions including paper marbling, a water colour technique called Brusho and the terraFLOW project’s River Stour art. Take time to admire what’s being created locally by you and people like you. We’re not going to tell you everything that’s planned, that would spoil the fun! We are saying is: Whether you are 8 or 88 come and experience something new at your local Fun Palace!