Longton Library Fun Palace 2019 (Longton) #funpalaces

Saturday, 5 October 2019 from 09:30 - 15:00


This will be Longton Library's first Fun Palace.

What's Going On…

09.30am – 10.30am      Paper Airplane competition           

10am – 12pm            Watercolour Painting for beginners/intermediates with Val Templeman

10.30 am -12pm      Experience Virtual Reality 

11am – 12pm            Blackout Poetry with our Culture Hacks

11am – 12pm            Lego - Build the Library of the Future     

1pm – 3pm               Library Escape Room with Hack the Library

TBC                          A Tasting Experience from Booths

*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: Longton Library, Liverpool Old Road, Longton, PR4 5HA

Organizer: Longton Library