Accrington Fun Palace

Accrington Fun Palace

Accrington Library, Accrington, Lancashire, UK, BB5 1NQ

7th October, 2017

Accrington has come together for our 1st Fun Palace featuring free fun arts & science events for all ages happening all over the library in 1 day run by talented and creative local people.



Saturday 7th October 9.30am – 3:30pm
Outside the library
10:00am Chalk Walk – inspire other passers-by to come into the library and join in with all the fun (weather permitting until 12pm)
The Annexe
09:30am Marble Run - Using everyday materials we will be created an amazing marble run.
10:30am DIY Mini Pinball Game – all you need is an empty shoebox to create an awesome Pinball game
10:30am DIY Mini Foosball Game - all you need is an empty shoebox to create an awesome Foosball game
01:00pm Zentangle – learn how to relax and create individual artwork at this special session
03:00pm Boat Origami – Learn how to fold paper into sailing Ships and then trial it
Children's library
10:00am Lego Robotics – make your own robot out of Lego and learn how to make it move.
12:30pm Periscopes – Create your own colourful Periscope using cardboard and tin foil
01:00pm Lego Challenge- A Lego construction challenge that you can build individually or with a partner
02:00pm Scratch – intrigued as to what it is??? Come along and find out
Main library
01:00pm Kite making - Learn the basics of how to make your very own kite using everyday materials
01:30pm DanceSyndrome – join in with the fun dance moves and loosen aching muscles
02:30pm Henna Painting – have fun creating patterns with henna
09:30am All day ~ Organ Location – Pin the organs on the life sized Reading Hack
09:30am All day ~ Adult Chess Tournament – Sign up today to make sure you get to play on the day
09:30am All day ~ Fingerprint Hunt – Whodunit? Work out whose left their fingerprints behind at the scenes of the crimes
Please note ~ Times, activities and locations may be subject to change