Accrington Library Fun Palace 2019 (Accrington) #funpalaces

Saturday, 5 October 2019 from 10:00 - 16:00

This is our third Fun Palace and we are hoping to build on the excitement from the previous two. We are already planning family friendly craft and games.

What's Going On...

10:00-4:00     Big Snakes and ladders with our Culture Hacks

10:00-4:00     Bean bag toss with Teen Xtreme

10:00-4:00     Chess All Day

10:00-12:00   Making Books with the Friends of Haworth Art Gallery

10:00-11:00   Straw Rockets with Teen Xtreme

10:30-12:30   Ozobots with Lancashire Adult Learning

11:00-12:00   Sundial making with everyday objects with our Culture Hacks

12:00-1:00     Tower building with Teen Xtreme

1:00-3:00       Paper crafts from Aawaz

1:00-3:00       Dream Catchers with Teen Xtreme

2:00-4:00       Crafts inc. Shabby Chic with the Crafty Librarian

2:00-4:00       Coding session with our Culture Hacks

*Please note that times, activities and participants may be subject to change*

All activities are free.

There are no tickets, just turn up on the day, all activities are 'first come, first served'.

We have over twenty venues across Lancashire taking part in Fun Palaces this year: To find one near you, visit our website: 

Fun Palaces are:

  • Free : Free to enter, free to take part. No ticket needed, just turn up on the day
  • Local : Ideally by local people for local people – that’s you.
  • For all ages : They’re not just for families or children, they’re for everyone, whatever their age
  • Inclusive : Everyone is welcome – as organisers or participants – and we’ll help you do it
  • Hands-on : They’re about joining in with arts, science, crafts and tech. Doing something together.
  • The process as much as the events : Communities from all over Lancashire making it happen.
  • Part of a Campaign : A national and international shout for access and inclusion for culture.
  • Yours : without you, it doesn’t happen.

Fun Palaces an annual event made by local people for their own communities, bringing together arts and sciences, crafts, tech and digital, free and fun, linked by the Fun Palace network.

Location: Accrington Library, St James Street, Accrington, BB5 1NQ

Organizer: Accrington Library