Eccleston Library Fun Palace 2019 (Eccleston) #funpalaces

Saturday, 5 October 2019 from 10:00 - 14:00


We are thrilled to be taking part in the Fun Palaces for the first time this year, and we are looking forward to inviting some amazing people and groups from our community to share with you their own skills, interests and activities, and to inspire you to try something new and exciting!

What's Going On…

10am - 2pm   Ozibots from Lancashire Adult Learning

10 - 2pm        Try some Crafts with Eccleston Scouts

10am - 12      Build with Meccano! with Bill Mason

11am - 12      Sports taster  from Adrian Herring - A-Star Sports

10am - 12      Litcraft – Exciting literature meets Minecraft from Lancaster University

11am - 12      Morris Men dancing display from Leyland Morris Men

12 - 2pm        Egyptology - make necklaces, hieroglyphs with Wigan Egyptology Society

11am - 12      Try knitting and crochet with Eccleston Knit Natter group

12 - 1pm        Eccleston Brass Band - Sample an Instrument and music during the day with Steve Corcoran

10 - 2pm        Cakes and refreshments    from Fiends of Eccleston Library

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

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: https://www.lancashire.gov.uk/libraries-and-archives/libraries/fun-palaces/ 

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: Eccleston Library, The Green, Eccleston, Chorley, PR7 5TE

Organizer: Eccleston Library