Weekend Schedule

Lancaster Fun Palace 2017 Weekend Schedule

The Fun Palace will take place in Lancaster Library. It will be open  from 10am – 4pm on Saturday October 7th and 11am – 4pm on Sunday 8th October. We may also be presenting a spoken word evening on Saturday evening.

Arts and Craft at Lancaster Fun Palace


Saturday 7th October


Crystal Growing

Displayed all day and judged on Saturday 7th October
Find out more

The Creation Station

COMMUNITY HISTORY
All day both days
Come and create Wearable Art
Read more about The Creation Station.

Baby Sensory

MAIN
10.00-11.00 and 14.00-15.00

Lancaster Maritime Museum

@ Lancaster Maritime Museum
10.30am – 3.30pm
Drop in sessions running throughout the day.
Find out more.

Lancaster and Morecambe Makers (LAMMs)

COMMUNITY HISTORY
All day both days

Lancaster Arts Open Room

MAIN
Saturday All Day

Meccano

MEETING ROOM
All day both days

World Record Attempt

CORRIDOR
All day both days
Add your thumb print to the wall to help achieve a world record for our Lancaster Fun Palace

Cafe

MAIN
All day both days

RSPB

MAIN
All day Saturday and Sunday the RSPB will be preparing bird seed cakes and bird kebabs….our very own ‘Beak Off’

Also mask making to add to the fun.

These activities will promote the importance of helping nature and there will be lots of information about wildlife and the environment.

Wicked Workshops

SANCTUARY
10.00-11.00
Find out more about Wicked Workshops

Aikido

SANCTUARY
11.00 -13.00
Find out more about Lancaster Aikido Club.

Light Up Lancaster

MAIN
11.00 -13.00
Find out more about Light Up Lancaster

Drama For All

10am to 11.30pm
The Dukes Gallery @ Dukes Theatre
Drama games and fun for all ages with Emma Rucastle from ELART Productions. No experience necessary!
Find out more

Maths and Physics

MAIN
Lancaster University Maths and Science department
12.00 – 16.00

Positive Relaxation

@ The Cornerstone Cafe, Sulyard Street
20 Minute Sessions 13.00 -15.00
Discover how guided visualisation can help you combat stress and develop positive thinking. Take some time out to meditate and relax. Find out how relaxation can benefit the mind and body.
Find out more

Singing for All workshop

The Dukes Gallery @ Dukes Theatre
13.00 -14.00
Come and sing with Karen Davey, singer and actor from Lancaster, now based in London. All ages, abilities and experience levels welcome. Try out some singing exercises and games.
Find out more

Manga Workshop

MAIN
13.00-15.00

Dance For All

SANCTUARY
14.00 -16.00
Think you’ve got two left feet? You haven’t! Think you can’t dance? You can! Join choreographer Lesley Ryan and find your dancing feet – having fun doing what you thought you couldn’t do! All ages, abilities and experience levels welcome.
Find out more

The Witch Rockstar

The Witch Rockstar will be making a special appearance at Lancaster Fun Palace. Join her at 2 p.m. to learn one of her songs, hear some of her magical story and come up with your own witch identity. This workshop will work best with magical thinking 11-13 year olds, but will give the whole family a chance at creating their own fantastical character.
Thanks to Lancaster Arts at Lancaster University

Dukes Theatre

Dukes Theatre will be hosting several events as part of the Fun Palaces weekend.

Words Aloud

DUKES GALLERY 5:30 – 10 PM
Spoken word performances by writers and performers from throughout Lancaster.
Find out more about Words Aloud


Meccanno at Lancaster Fun Palace
Meccanno at Lancaster Fun Palace


Sunday 8th October


Bake Off

SANCTUARY: On Sunday 8th October. Registration of cakes by 1pm and judging at 3pm
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Cross-Stitch

MAIN
Sunday all day

Cafe

MAIN
All day both days

The Creation Station

COMMUNITY HISTORY
Come and create Wearable Art – all day both days
Read more about The Creation Station.

Lancaster and Morecambe Makers (LAMMs)

COMMUNITY HISTORY
All day both days

NHS Blood and Transplant

MAIN
11am – 3pm. NHS Blood and Transplant will be providing an activity to explain the importance of blood donation and asking people to register to give blood. On Sunday they will be offering a “Know Your Type” test. This is a short test which will tell people (aged 17+) their blood type using a drop of their blood. In this workshop you can discover the different cells that make up blood. Children can make some “blood” whilst adults find out their blood type and register to be a donor.
NHS Blood & Transplant
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Light Up Lancaster – Lantern Making Workshop

MAIN
11.00 -13.00
Find out more about Light Up Lancaster

Outrageous Ambition silkscreen

MAIN
11.00 -16.00
Learn more about Outrageous Ambition

Maths and Physics Experiments

MAIN

Baby Sensory

MEETING ROOM
11.00-12.00

RSPB

MAIN
Saturday and Sunday all day.

Language Cafe

MAIN
11.00-13.00

Baby Sensory

MEETING ROOM
11.00 – 12.00

Origami with Sue Parish

12 noon – 2pm
Learn to make fun and useful things using just a sheet of paper. No scissors or glue required!

Energy Saving Activities

12 noon – 2pm
Drop-in and meet Kathy New from National Energy Action. Through her games, quizzes and activities find out how you can save energy around the home.
Find out more about National Energy Action

Positive Relaxation

@ The Cornerstone Cafe, Sulyard Street
20 Minute Sessions 13.00 -15.00
Discover how guided visualisation can help you combat stress and develop positive thinking. Take some time out to meditate and relax. Find out how relaxation can benefit the mind and body.
Find out more

Wicked Workshop

MEETING ROOM
13.00 – 14.00
Find out more about Wicked Workshops

Colour In Lancaster

MAIN
13.00 – 14.00
Help us colour in drawings of Lancaster landmarks.

Jewellery Workshop

MAIN
14.00pm
Join our jewellery workshop with Wendy Moore. She will be making wire and bead jewellery- bangles, bracelets and earrings. You can book onto the workshop from 10.00am Saturday at the information table.(maximum 10 people)
Find out more

Ukuleles Sing Along

MAIN
14.00-16.00

Body Mapping

MEETING ROOM
14.00 – 16.00

World Record Attempt

CORRIDOR: All day both days
Add your thumb print to the wall to help achieve a world record for our Lancaster Fun Palace


We hope to see you at Lancaster Fun Palace 2017. All events listed above are subject to change and further events may be confirmed.


Music at Lancaster Fun Palace

There are lots of other ideas/possibilities too and we will keep sharing as things are added.