Online Fun Palaces

If you’re stuck at home isolating this weekend, or don’t happen to be near a Fun Palace – do not worry! There are several online Fun Palaces signed up, as well as some Fun Palaces Challenges initiated by Makers in Scotland. Read on to find out how you can join in with the annual weekend of action from home. 

Dark Horse Theatre Creative Online Workshops Fun Palace

“Join Dark Horse Theatre for their 2021 Fun Palace. Watch Dark Horse’s The Garden: Lockdown Edition and follow 6 online movement and voice tutorials to create your very own Garden performance.”

Dark Horse Theatre have provided a You Tube video, and some notes, so that you can do just this!  Over the course of 6 videos you will warm up, make your own performance piece, and cool down at the end. Why not film a bit of yours and tag in @FunPalaces on social media so it can be shared?  

More info and join in here

PK Online Escape Room – Save Our Cable Fun Palace

PK Porthcurno – Museum of Global Communications have an online escape room available this Fun Palaces weekend. 

“Our Cable Ship is going out to sea tomorrow to lay cable, but you’ve spotted a serious problem!

You’ve got locked in the workshop and are the only one that can fix it!

Can you escape and get your plan to the Cable Ship in time?

Try our online escape room as part of Tiny Fun Palaces 2021.

Designed for children but anyone can have a go!”

If you want to try escaping the cable ship, visit their Fun Palaces page for more details and links to the escape room.

Chichester Festival Theatre’s Creative Challenges Fun Palace

Chichester Festival Theatre are sharing a whole range of creative challenges on their social media over the weekend for you to join in with at home. They have an exciting line-up of guests, who will be announcing the challenges over the weekend. Everyone is invited to share their results on social media. Running from Friday – Sunday, find out more here

Grand Constructions Fun Palace

If you have access to a printer, you can get creative at home with the Grand Constructions Fun Palace. 

“Make a Grand Construction paper model of the Sydney Harbour Bridge using Cabinet of Curiosity Studio’s downloadable template. The paper template is designed to be printed at home and will be available as a black and white template that can be coloured in or a full colour version.”

Join in here.

The Lodge – Fun and Play Day Fun Palace

The Lodge Fun Palace have a whole range of activities happening: card making, flower making and pebble painting, to name but a few. They are offering people the chance to join in with their in-person Fun Palace, from home. A Zoom link is provided, which is available on their Fun Palaces webpage

Wild Weaving by the Beach Fun Palace

If you’ve ever wanted to try your hand at weaving, Elaine will be holding an online workshop demonstrating wild weaving using found materials from the beach, live from her caravan in Portsoy.

For more information visit Elaine’s Fun Palaces page. 

Western Isles Libraries Fun Palace

Join Western Isles Libraries online to watch their Climate Change Challenge and spread the love by sharing your own pledges. Visit their Fun Palaces page for more info on how to join in. 

Fun Palaces TV

Fun Palaces Scotland have exciting talks and interviews on their TV channel from Friday morning to Sunday afternoon. Tune in here.

Fun Palaces Challenge 

And finally, Fun Palaces in Scotland are sharing a number of Fun Palaces challenges. Join in by searching for the #FPChallenge hashtag on Twitter, and join in with some of the challenges being shared there. You can also find a full list of all of the challenges over on the Science Ceilidh website.