Author: stelladuffy

#TinyRevolutions – the shielder’s perspective

Fun Palaces knows that shielders have a great deal to share, including from isolation and in lockdown. Here’s some great ideas from Charmain Jones of the Rural Community Network in Northern Ireland. My name is…

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#TinyRevolutions – Sounds of the Forest

Tale part in a worldwide Tiny Revolution from our friends, Fun Palaces Makers Wild Rumpus. Timber is an annual three-day festival at the heart of the National Forest, celebrating the connection to trees and woodlands…

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#TinyRevolutions – Post Quarantine

Post Quarantine (letters to open when this is all over) is a mail art project created by Nikky Lyle, Em Williams and Claire Medcalf. It’s a chance to show off your creativity and feature in…

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#TinyRevolutions – Sharing Joy

At Fun Palaces we are very aware that while there has been amazing community connection and generous caring during the Covid crisis, for many people these glimmers of hope and connection are part of a…

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#TinyRevolutions – Make a Shrine

This week our Tiny Revolutions are prompts from Contact Manchester’s A Week’s Notice project. Shrine by Tammy Reynolds Make a shrine. This could involve candles, incense, flowers, grass, onions, eggs, objects. Anything. It can be…

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#TinyRevolutions – walking better for better health

Fun Palaces Maker Robin Lansman D.O., Osteopath from Body Backup Healthcare ran a walking workshop at the Maida Vale Library Fun Palace in 2019, he shares some ideas for walking well … Do you remember…

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#TinyRevolutions – Dress How You Feel

This week our Tiny Revolutions are prompts from Contact Manchester’s A Week’s Notice project. Dress How You Feel by Ali Wilson How are you feeling today? Tired? Joyful? Quiet? Confused? All of the above? Put…

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#TinyRevolutions – #lowspoonmeals

This week our Tiny Revolutions are prompts from Contact Manchester’s A Week’s Notice project. Here’s Suriya Aisha’s prompt – #lowspoonmeals Spoon theory is a disability metaphor – daily activities all require a number of ‘spoons’…

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(not a) #TinyRevolution – SlungLow in lockdown

Fun Palaces has long admired the work of theatre company SlungLow. The community consciousness, the inclusion in creativity, the fireworks and smoke, the shouting. We are particularly excited and moved by the work SlungLow have…

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#TinyRevolutions – Rewilding

Veteran Fun Palaces Makers Farnham Fun Palace shared these images of their latest Tiny Revolution – rewilding of a wilder kind. They say: Inspired by XR Farnham who invited the community to help grow the…

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