Fun palaces

Archway Library N19 5PH Fun Palace

Following on from the success of our Fun Palaces last year, all of Islington Libraries have events this year too. Search for each of the libraries by name too see what’s on near you. There are events for everyone, from crafts to colouring, games to gardening, stories to science.

Art & Science on a Postcard Fun Palace

A free networking and creative exchange workshop with InterSci and Midlothian Science Festival bringing together Share your experiences over a cup of coffee with a scientist or artist at our mixer event Saturday 5th October ahead of our hands-on workshop, Saturday 12th. Paired up or in groups, have fun ‘distilling’ your art-sci conversation onto an A6 postcard using our art materials. Choose the afternoon or morning session.

artsdepot Fun Palace

Join us for a day of free activities for kids and grown ups. From tiny dancers to mad scientists, there is fun for everyone in every corner of the building. All day activities include a planetarium (bigger than ever before!), paper plane race track, interactive sound workshops, Build Your Own Flying Machine workshops, a book swap and games.

Åsane Frivilligsentral Fun Palace

Lag dine egne naturlige hudpleie og rengjøringsprodukter!
Bli med på workshop og lær noe nytt. Eteriske oljer er et naturlig alternativ. Helt naturlig skrubb og bodylotion. Naturlige oppvaskemaskintabletter, gulvrens, overflaterens. Lær håndmassasje med eteriske oljer. Prøv dine lukt og smaksløker, lag ditt eget badesalt. Enkle, miljøvennlige produkter som deltakere av workshopen lager til seg selv. Obs! Ta med din egen lille glasskrukke for å ta med hjem. Så kommer Bergen petanque klubb og viser frem hva de driver med! kan du lære å reparere tøy som har gått i stykker, lære å strikke og sist, men ikke minst lære hvordan du kan bruke Tarot kort i hverdagen!

Ashburton Fun Palace

Our Fun Palace will be made by the people of Ashburton. It will be creative, imaginative and FUN. Join us. If you would like to help make our Fun Palace, please email

Avonmouth Fun Palace

Painting, upcycling, creating, coding, building and eating cake and drinking tea.

Badger Forest School Fun Palace

We will be hosting a range of exciting forest school activities for all ages. Campfire cooking, den building, nature crafts, learn to use a flint and steel to light a campfire and toast your own marshmallows. Join us on a scavenger hunt, searching for animals, plants and magic ingredients for making potions!

Baldock Library Fun Palace

Our First Fun Palace and we are all excited and looking forward to meeting lots of people and seeing and learning about the interesting and wonderful hobbies and skills they have. We will keep you up-to-date with all the information as to what will be happening. You can also follow Baldock Library on our Facebook page where we will also put out posts about our Fun Palace.

Balham Library Fun Palace

What will libraries look like in the future? Get creative with collage, drawing, and text! Make a page for our special new zine in this Fun Palaces event for families. Come along to the Children’s Library to join in.