Colne Library Fun Palace 2019 (Colne) #funpalaces

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


This is our first Fun Palace and we are looking forward to welcoming all to our event. On the day our Knit and Natter club will show you how to get started at knitting. We will have T'ai Chi demonstrations and taster sessions. Entertainment will be provided by a local African drumming group. Try your hand at crafting paper flowers or games on the Wii. Plus lots more, which we'll post here as things unfold.

What's On...

Morris Dancers 12-1

Plague and Fire of London with Professor Tuesday 1.30-2.30

Experience Virtual Reality (All Day)

African Drummers 2.30-3

Card Making 11-12

Children's Craft (All Day)

Science Experiments 2.30-3.30

Action Rhyme Time/Storytime 11-12

Family History Surgery T.B.C

Wii Games (All Day)

Zentangle Colouring for Mindfulness (All Day)

Lego Competition (All Day)

*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: Colne Library, Market Street, Colne, BB8 0AP

Organizer: Colne Library