Experience your local library like never before in this celebration of arts, science and culture, with activities for all ages.
Immerse yourself in magical stories, try your hand at a range of arts and making activities or feed your thirst for knowledge with readings and talks.
The Shadow Laboratory present a 20-minute performance based on an Aboriginal folk tale of a greedy frog at 11:30am and 1:30pm. Perfect for under 8’s and their grown ups. After the show, learn to make your own shadow puppet from 12pm – 1pm and 2pm – 3pm. Suitable for all ages.
Community Philosopher, Graeme Tiffany, encourages you to drop-in, speak your mind and listen to others in a conversation exploring our opinions and questions relating to local spaces and communities from 11:30am to 12:30pm and 1:30pm to 2:30pm.
Have a go at Mosaic and Arabic Geometric Art with Zareena Bano between 11am – 3pm.
Join the Cardboard Orchestra and learn how to create your own electronic music using unconventional instruments. Suitable for all ages. Sessions last 30 mins and start at 11am, 12pm and 2pm.
Mosaic and Arabic Geometric Art 11am to 3pm Drop in
Cardboard Orchestra 11am, 12pm & 2pm 30 min
Community Philosophy 11am & 1:30pm 1 hour
The Shadow Laboratory (performance) 11:30am & 1:30pm 20 min
The Shadow Laboratory (workshop) 12-1pm & 2-3pm Drop in
Fun Palaces is a national campaign placing culture at the heart of local communities with an annual weekend of action on 7 to 8 October
“We believe in the genius in everyone, in everyone an artist and everyone a scientist, and that creativity in community can change the world for the better. We believe we can do this together, locally, with radical fun – and that anyone, anywhere, can make a fun palace” The Fun Palaces Manifesto