Fun palaces

Balham Library

Balham Library, is conveniently situated in the middle of Balham, just off Balham High Road. A great library with a wide range of services and items for loan from books through to new release DVDs.

Bamboo instrument fun for all the family with musician Dave Sawyer

Dave Sawyer local sculptor and musician will engage the community in playing home made bamboo musical instruments that can easily be learnt by most ages. Fun and inspiring this session is perfect for families. Spaces are very limited. Please let us know if you would like to book a place. Free! 01392 252783

Banyo Library Fun Palace

“Everyone an artist, everyone a scientist.” Take a paper plane folding fun to the next level with Fun Palaces! Design and create your very own paper plane, then put it to the test to see which plane can travel the furthest. No previous paper folding experience required. Ideal for children of all ages. Check out more Brisbane Fun Palaces here –

Barnstaple Library Fun Palace!

Enjoy a fun, creative, community Fun Palace at Barnstaple Library. With singing, painting, science fun, jewellery crafting, Laughter Yoga and much more! Pick up your program in the library or check out the line up below.

Barrowford Library Fun Palace

This is our very first Fun Palace and we’ve lots of ideas for a friendly, fun and creative Saturday. Watch this space as our plans unfold and our community comes together to build our Fun Palace.

Barton Hill Settlement Fun Palace

Come and enjoy an inspiring day of creative arts, science and health-inspired activities with local residents and University of Bristol researchers. Activities include: a virtual escape video game; testing your lung capacity and painting with your breath; creative mapping; getting to know the neighbourhood and more… all this and a free lunch of locally-homemade samosas and veggie food from Food Cycle. A day for anyone who is curious, good for children and adults alike.

Batley Library Fun Palace

Come and try out a variety of different crafts and activities at Batley Library! We will have a range of activities available including mehndi, make up, a Twitter Workshop and more to be announced!

Battle Library Fun Palace

Join us for a fun filled day of FREE activities for all ages as we make our second Fun Palace. Fun Palaces is both an ongoing campaign for culture at the heart of every community, and an annual weekend of action – arts, science, craft, tech, digital, heritage and sports events and activities – run by and for local communities. Events will be happening at Reading Central, Battle, Caversham, Palmer Park, Tilehurst and Whitley Libraries. See individual pages for details.

Bebington Central Library

Come along for a family friendly day of crafts and learning at Bebington Central Library. See how images can become 3D shapes. Learn the art of paperfolding in our Origami session. Learn new rhymes and have some fun at Baby Bounce and Rhyme. De-stress with Colour Me Calm. Learn about Autumn with stories and crafts. Family Board Games to challenge you and test your skills.