Leyland Library Fun Palace 2019 (Leyland) #funpalaces

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


What's Going On...

10 -11am - Ukelele performance with UkeLeylanders in the Circle

10 - 12pm - Smoothie bike from South Ribble Sports Development in the Children's library

10 -12pm - Build the Library of the Future a Libraries' Week competition in the DVD area

10 - 12.30pm – Bridge from Chorley Bridge Club in Community History

10 - 1pm (TBC) - Star Wars characters from 99thgarrison.co.uk TBC in the Children's library

10 - 1pm - Macrame in the Reading area

10.30 -12.30pm – Local & Family History help in the computer area

10.30 - 1pm - Printmaking with Lancashire Adult Learning in the Reading area

10 - 4pm - Model rail layout and modelling challenge (10-4 layout, 1-4 modelling) with Chorley & District Model Railway Club in Community History

11.30-12.30 - Bagsa Fun with Leyland U3A in the Circle

12 - 2pm - Pebble Painting with our Culture Hacks in the Children's library

12.30-1.30pm - Boccia with Leyland U3A in the Circle

1 - 2.30pm - Ukelele 'how to' with UkeLeylanders in the Reading area

1 - 4pm - Polish words and culture in the Children's library

1.30 - 4pm - Get Crafty with Leyland Library Craft & Chat in the Reading area

1.30- 3pm - Lace Making with Leyland Lacemakers in the DVD area

2 - 4pm - Poetry workshop with Leyland Library Poetry group in the Circle

2 - 4pm Friendship Bracelets  with Leyland U3A Crafts Group in the Circle

2.30-4pm – Art & Creativity from Leyland U3A in the Reading area

*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: Leyland Library, Lancastergate, Leyland, PR25 2EX

Organizer: Leyland Library