The Word Library Fun Palace

Come along to our Fun Palace and try a new craft or activity. We’d love to see you there.

Primary Contact

Maureen Cairns


Date and Time

Friday 1st October 2021 10:00-15:30
Saturday 2nd October 2021 10:00-13:00
Sunday 3rd October 2021 10:30-15:00


Market Place,
South Shields,
Tyne and Wear,
United Kingdom,
NE33 1JF


Come along to our Fun Palace and try a new craft or activity. We’d love to see you there.


Friday 1st October 2021


10.30am - 12.00pm Come along and meet our Clippy Matters. Have a go at a traditional craft, tell us your memories of clippy and proggy mats. We would love to hear them.


2.00pm - 3.30pm We are delighted to welcome back our ukulele group after an 18 month absence. Time to see who has been practising!!

Saturday 2nd October 2021


10.00am - 12.00 Come and brush up on your chess tactics or watch a game. Beginners of all ages welcome.


11.00am - 1.00pm If you like crafting then we have a crochet session or, for something a bit different, why not try plastic canvas stitching?


1.30pm - 3.30pm Paint with watercolours or sketch a portrait with charcoal and chalk. Beginners welcome to both.

Sunday 3rd October 2021


10.30am - 12.00pm We have some smashing knitters who will try to help whether you are new to knitting or want to brush up on your skills.


10.30am - 3.00pm Jigsaw swap. Maybe you have started doing jigsaws throughout the lockdown. Bring them down and swap them for different puzzles.


1.00pm - 3.00pm Live entertainment.


 1.30pm - 3.00pm See some beautiful cross stitch and English Paper Piecing, with hints on how to start or improve your skills.


1.30pm - 3.00pm Anyone for a game of scrabble? Come and play in a friendly, not overly competitive game. Just a bit of fun.