Freckleton Library Fun Palace 2019 (Preston) #funpalaces

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


This is Freckleton Library's first Fun Palace and together with our Friend's group we are planning a feast of fun for the community. There will be activities for all ages to amaze, amuse and inspire. 

What's Going On…

10am-10.30am   Egyptology- Mummification Process inc. Dummy Mummy with Linda Clanke (Main Library)

10am-12pm   Lego Palaces with our Lego Volunteer (Children's Area)

10.30-12pm Face Painting with our Culture Hack (Outside)

10.45 - 1.30pm Graffiti Painting with Lancashire Adult Learning (Children's Area)

10.45am-12 3D Bugs craft (Main Library)

10.45 - 1.30pm 10 minute Scrabble Challenge with the library scrabble club (Main Library)

11-12pm Garden Games - Weather permitting (Outside)

11am-12 Egytian Style Clay Amulets (Children's Area)

11-1pm Try Virtual Reality (Main Library)

11-1pm Jewellery Making for grownups with Freckleton Craft Group (Main Library )

11-1pm Family History Help with Catherine from Ancestry Group (Computers)

11-1.30pm Book Folding - Hedgehogs with our Friends Group (Main Library)

12-1.30pm Oragami -  art of paper folding with our Friends Group (Main Library)

12-1.30pm Story Chain with our Friends Group (Children's Area)

Time TBC STEM Games from BAE Systems

*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: 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: Freckleton Library, 9 Preston Old Road, Freckleton, PR4 1PB

Organizer: Freckleton Library