Crediton Fun Palace

Crediton Fun Palace

Belle Parade, Crediton, Devon, UK, EX17 2AA

5th October, 2018 - 9:30AM - 5:30PM

6th October, 2018 - 9:30AM - 12:30PM

Crediton Library is providing the space and co-ordination, and welcoming the community to the first Crediton Fun Palace. There will be an exciting variety of arts and science cultural activities on the Friday and Saturday of the Fun Palaces Weekend. We hope there’ll be something new for anyone that steps through the door. Fun Palaces are made by local people for their own communities, bringing together arts and sciences, crafts, tech and digital, free and fun, linked by the Fun Palace network – Everyone an Artist, Everyone a Scientist.

Programme

Friday 5th October
09:30am Smoothie Bike 9.30am - 5.30 pm
10:00am Introduction to British Sign Language 10am - 11am
11:00am Children’s French songs, games and a story 11am - 11.30am
11:30am Adult Clay Workshop 11.30am - 1.30pm
01:30pm 3 Parks Walk 1.30pm - 2.30pm
02:30pm Camera Know-How 2.30pm - 3.30pm
04:00pm Children's Writing Workshop 4pm - 5.30pm
Saturday 6th October
09:30am Smoothie Bike 9.30am - 12.30pm
09:30am Learn to Knit 9.30am - 12.30pm
10:30am Redvers Ramble 10.30am - 12.00pm
11:00am Children's Clay Workshop 11am - 12.30pm

Smoothie Bike

Smoothie Bike Friday 5th October 9.30am – 5.30pm

A Smoothie bike is a stationary bike that is fitted with a special blender that spins as you pedal. Just sit on the bike and pedal away to power the blender and create a delicious smoothie. The Smoothie bike has been kindly provided by Devon Norse and the fruit by Crediton Tesco.

Introduction to British Sign Language - BSL

Introduction to British Sign Language (BSL) Friday 5th October 10am – 11am

Drop in to learn how to fingerspell your name and how to say hello. Stay for longer to learn how to fingerspell the alphabet and sign some simple words and phrases.

Children’s French songs, games and a story

Children’s French songs, games and a story Friday 5th October 11.00am - 11.30am

Come and join in for a chance to learn some French with lots of songs, games and a story. You don't need to speak the language already, just come along and have some fun. This session is hosted by Lingotot who teach French and Spanish to children aged 0 – 11 in the community, schools and nurseries.

Adult Clay Workshop

Adult Clay Workshop Friday 5th October 11.30am - 1.30pm

Learn about all the different techniques used in claywork: plaiting, pinching, extruding, sculpting, modelling and more. Everything is provided. Just turn up, learn some modelling and have fun!

3 Parks Walk

3 Parks walk Friday 5th October 1.30pm - 2.30pm

This is a guided walk of three Crediton parks - Newcombes Meadow, People’s Park and St Lawrence's Green with Redvers Ramble guide Heather Sansom. This walk is level, apart from one gentle incline, and is accessible for families with pushchairs. Meet at Crediton Library.

Camera Knowhow

Camera Know How Friday 5th October 2.30pm – 3.30pm

Talented photographer Paul McLoughlin will be holding a camera clinic to help you get the most out of your camera. Bring along your camera and Paul will help you with any baffling settings or queries that you have.

Children\'s Writing Workshop

Children’s writing workshop Friday 5th October 4pm - 5.30pm

Local Author and Illustrator Amy Winfield will be inspiring children to think creatively, make a plan and write and illustrate their short stories.

Smoothie Bike

Smoothie Bike Saturday 6th October 09.30am – 12.30pm

A Smoothie bike is a stationary bike that is fitted with a special blender that spins as you pedal. Just sit on the bike and pedal away to power the blender and create a delicious smoothie. The Smoothie Bike has been kindly provided by Devon Norse and the fruit by Crediton Tesco.

Learn to Knit

Learn to Knit Saturday 6th October 09.30am – 12.30pm

Drop in anytime during the morning and have fun learning to knit with Sarah Johnson. She runs a weekly knitting group called ‘Knitwits’ at the library and wishes to introduce people to the joy of knitting. Knitting needles and wool will be provided. However if you have already have a project you want to work on you are welcome to bring along your own.

Redvers Ramble

Redvers Ramble Saturday 6th October 10.30am – 12.00pm

Guided Redvers Ramble – Enjoy exploring Crediton’s footpaths and views with Redvers Ramble guide Heather Sansom pointing out places of interest and historical significance. Meet at Crediton Library.

Children\'s Clay Workshop

Children\'s Clay Workshop Saturday 6th October 11am - 12.30pm

Paul Vincent will take the children on a journey of exploration of clay forming techniques and modelling. Everything is provided. Just turn up, learn some modelling and have fun!