Fun Palaces News and Blogs

A Manifesto of Tiny Commitments

by Degna Stone I will wake every day to early morning light,make time for the things that bring me joy, walking next to rivers, listening to The Beatles,writing shopping lists in shimmering inks. I will…

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A-Z Alphabet in the Street, David Ellington

For 1000 Tiny Fun Palaces, David Ellington has created A-Z Alphabet in the street, a video giving an insight of what looks like to sign alphabetically, using BSL (British Sign language) as visual communication in…

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Hidden Barriers around mental health inclusivity

Here’s a guest blog from Catherine West of Significant Seams and the Quarantine Quilt project about the value of including everyone in creative acts – and how creativity can enable us all to contribute to…

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Home-Made Hero

Fun Palaces always welcome children and young people taking the lead, so here’s a great idea from Bounce Theatre – handing over thanks, gratitude, praise to friends, neighbours and family. Here’s how to make your…

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#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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