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Fun Palaces

A Fun Palace will be popping up near you on 4/5 October 2014, local people and communities sharing arts, culture and sciences in a national and international simultaneous campaign for participation and culture. Find your nearest Fun Palace here. (If you can't find one near you, maybe that's because you're the best person to get it going...?!) www.funpalaces.co.uk


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HyperFusion's Fun Palace, Essex. Preferably Saffron Walden or Cambridge. Or perhaps Stevenage. TBC soon. We create interactive and site specific theatre experiences and would create a creative space people where people would walk around a live theatre experience. www.hyperfusion.c... Twitter: @hyperfusion

Saffron Walden

Saffron Walden - Saffron Walden, Essex

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Peckham Fun Palace Popping up somewhere in Peckham, more details to follow... We are recruiting people from the local community to make it. If you are interested in getting involved we are looking for people who want to do stuff, just tell us what they'd like to see and also share things that maybe aren't possible right now, but could happen in the future - a Fun Palace isn't just for October, it's forever! peckhamfunpalace.... Twitter: @PeckhamFunPal

Peckham

Peckham - London, Greater London

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Manx Fun Palace, Laxey, Isle of Man An interactive historical trail through Laxey on the Isle of Man. www.speakout-coac... Twitter: @SpeakOutC

Mother T's Community Centre

Mother T's Community Centre

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The Floating Cinema Fun Palace To celebrate the fantastic dedication and enthusiasm of the Floating Cinema volunteers, our volunteer group will be curating and producing their own film screening which represents their diverse backgrounds, interests and identities. The Floating Cinema is making a Fun Palace to bring our volunteers together as a group and to hand over the artistic reigns to them. They will learn new skills, meet new people and have the opportunity to make their mark on London's cultural landscape. www.upprojects.com and www.floatingcinem... Twitter: @upprojects

The Floating Cinema

The Floating Cinema

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Phoenix Fun Palace The Phoenix Fun Palace will be created and led by young people living in South Lewisham. In preparation for the main event we will be testing some ideas and getting creative during our Summer Fun programme. This will include: making processional art works and writing slogans; constructing, decorating and flying kites; designing and building items for the public realm including bird boxes, bug houses and signage; learning about edible plants, nutrition, flavours, tastes, aromas so we can make our own ice creams; finding out how many watts we can create using our pedal power and then generating enough to make delicious smoothies and power our own disco. We will also be building a team and finalising plans for the Phoenix Fun Palace. Phoenix Fun Palace will be supported by Phoenix Community Housing, a not-for-profit resident-led housing association in the Bellingham, Whitefoot, Downham areas of south Lewisham, London. www.phoenixch.org.uk Twitter: @phoenixtogether

Bromley Road

Bromley Road - Catford, Greater London

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BrightonTV Fun Palace More details to follow.

Brighton

Brighton - Brighton and Hove

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CroydonTV Fun Palace, AMP House Croydon More details to follow soon... Croydontv.co.uk Twitter: @LTVCTV

East Croydon

East Croydon - Greater London

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Greenwich Fun Palace Greenwich Fun Palace will be a creative experiment bringing together communities, individuals and organisations to explore, have fun and find new ways. 'A Lab of a Palace'. Greenwich Dance is laying early plans with Royal Borough of Greenwich and Emergency Exit Arts before a summer of ideas with wonderful individuals and organisations living and working locally. We hope to have two sites in Greenwich, one definitely located at Greenwich Dance's home, The Borough Hall, Royal Hill, London. www.greenwichdanc... Twitter: @GreenwichDance

Greenwich Dance Agency

Greenwich Dance Agency

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Fun Palace Brighton at the Sallis Benney Centre in Brighton More details to follow... funpalacebrighton... Twitter: @FunPalaceBN

Grand Parade

Tom Thumb Fun Palace at the Tom Thumb Theatre in Margate, Kent More details to follow... www.tomthumbtheat... Twitter: @tomthumbtheatre

Margate

Margate - Margate, Kent

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Southbank Centre Fun Palace, London More details to follow soon... www.southbankcent... Twitter: Southbank Centre

Southbank Centre

Southbank Centre

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Keep The Noise Down, Don't Stop Dancing Join Told by an Idiot and Deafinitely Theatre on 5th October for their Fun Palace. A place where a unique party will be in full swing. Learn to sign and order a drink at the bar. Put a friend or family member in the stocks and pie them and dance to the silent DJ. Come and enjoy an anarchic afternoon full of surprises for everyone. www.toldbyanidiot... Twitter: @toldbyanidiot93

Camden Town

Camden Town - London, Greater London

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Isle of Wight Fun Palace, Quay Arts, Newport Harbour, Isle of Wight A chance to have fun engaging with the best arts and science on the Isle of Wight over a weekend. We promise fun times for everyone and entry to everything is free! www.quayarts.org Twitter: @quayarts

Newport

Newport - Newport, Isle of Wight

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The Dartington and Totnes Fun Palace, Totnes in Devon We hope to take over an empty retail space in Totnes on Saturday 4th October and this would become our theatre for the day. The space would be internally decorated and redesigned by King Edward VI Community College and Schumacher students. It would become a theatre for the day to showcase their art, science and music. We would ask KEVICC Folk Club (KFC) if they would like to play and teach music to the community for the day. We would pin it on the map – using viral marketing that was a bit edgy. We would finish the day with a newly formed street band processing, led by Stefan Harding who would give a Time Walk through Totnes, down through the back street car-parks to the river. We would stop at the community gardens to play music. www.dartington.org Facebook: www.facebook.com/... Twitter: The Dartington Hall Trust

Totnes

Totnes - Torbay

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Fun Forest, Grove 2, Gilmore Park, Edinburgh Our proposal is an evolving forest which acts as an active context for a set of events about vegetal life. Each piece of this forest is an evolving device made of reused packaging filled with soil and seeds, which registers the effect of time upon natural and artificial materials. Furthermore, the forest as a whole evidences the pattern of consumption by a community in its everyday life. The event will consist of a theatrical play about how different plants and crops are getting on (or not) as companion plants. www.grovecommunit... Facebook: www.facebook.com/...

Fountainbridge

Fountainbridge - Fountainbridge - Edinburgh

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Pateley Bridge Fun Palace, in North Yorkshire - at the Recreation Ground Individuals coming together to do, make, show, tell - a forest of small marquees in the centre of town. Pateley is also a land of visitors - we welcome any who gravitate to Pateley only temporarily to join in - contact us and tell us what you'd like to do! Twitter: Karen Wilson

Pateley Bridge

Pateley Bridge - North Yorkshire

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Dress and Draw, Make and Muse Fun Palace, Cast Off Drama - West Yorkshire Dress and Draw, Make and Muse is a weekend of dressing up, dragging up, making weird, wonderful, monstrous museful, bonny and beautiful outfits from recycled materials. It will include a day of collective model-led life-drawing and the chance to make your own mini-plays and skits based on gallery collections, songs, stories and poems. To be performed in a gallery space. www.castoffdrama....

Holmfirth

Skipton Fun Palace : Can't wait for Skipton's very first Fun Palace, more details to follow. To get invoved email skipton.library@n... or tweet @nycclibraries www.northyorks.go...

Skipton Library

Skipton Library

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Bluespots Productions in Augsburg, Germany Partner of All Change Festival Fun Palace with the Lyric Hammersmith in London & Vinnslan in Reykjavík, Iceland. www.bluespotsprod... Facebook: www.facebook.com/...

Augsburg Hauptbahnhof

Augsburg Hauptbahnhof

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Vinnslan Ensemble in Reykjavík, Iceland Partner of All Change Festival Fun Palace with the Lyric Hammersmith in London and Bluespots Productions in Augsberg, Germany. vinnslan.is/ Twitter: twitter.com/vinnslan

Reykjavík

Reykjavík - Höfuðborgarsvæðið

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Signal Digital Fun Palace Signal Film and Media will make a Digital Fun Palace for a Day – a place to play and share ideas and visions for our digital future. Stop and stare or join in and share - creating fun with and for people of all ages. www.signalfilmand... Twitter: @Signal_Films

Barrow-in-furness

Barrow-in-furness

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Norwood Fun Palace, West Norwood and Tulse Hill, London A plant-based Fun Palace! More details to follow. norwoodfunpalace.... Twitter: @nwfunpalace

West Norwood

West Norwood - London, Greater London

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Chisenhale Fun Palace in Chisenhale Art Place Chisenhale Dance Space, Chisenhale Gallery and Chisenhale Studios present a fun and unique weekend of activities and experiments throughout our shared building. We’ll be collecting ideas about what a Fun Palace might mean in person and online over the coming weeks. Chisenhale Dance Space will be asking you for your Fun Palace dreams as part of the Roman Road Festival on 6 July - come along! chisenhale.co.uk/

Chisenhale Dance Space

Chisenhale Dance Space

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Royal and Derngate Fun Palace at Royal Derngate in Northampton Free theatre with accompanying workshops, backstage tours, demonstrations and exhibitions, interactive theatre performances, live music and other exciting activities. www.royalandderng... Twitter: @RoyalDerngate

Royal & Derngate Theatre

Royal & Derngate Theatre

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Portable Telly in Portstewart and other locations in Northern Ireland The Portable Telly is Big Telly's tiny four-seater mobile Fun Palace which tours short pieces of theatre and side-show style attractions. Built inside an enclosed box van trailer, it has an opulent Victorian-style interior complete with curtains, mini-stage, gas lights and sound. There are two seats in the balcony and two in the stalls! www.big-telly.com/ Twitter: Big Telly Theatre Company

Portstewart

Portstewart - Coleraine

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