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What's On > Fun Palaces: Everyone an Artist, Everyone a Scientist

Luton Central Library

Date: Saturday 6th October, 2018
Time: 10:00 - 16:00
Cost: Free
Booking information: Drop in, no need to book.

Luton Culture presents

Culture at the heart of community and community at the heart of culture! 

Come along to Luton Central Library for a free, celebration of culture, using arts, science, craft, tech, digital, heritage and sports activities created by and for local people. We'll be joining over 300 Fun Palaces across the UK and globally, who are set to erupt with free and fun activities, celebrating culture in our community - and you’re invited! 

What's On?

10am - 11am: Join Harley the Pet Therapy Dog for a story telling session. she just loves hearing you read a story to her!

10am - 12noon: Active Luton invites your little ones to 'Early Years Movement to Music Sessions' relating to story, language, communication and imagination. 

10am - 4pm: Join our two STEM Ambassadors throughout the day; take part in Luke Doyle's 'Coding Sessions' (for all abilities) and then have some fun at our LEGO and Fun Palace colouring table.

11am - 1pm: Try your hand at putting on a Sari and then have a go at Henna painting at ur Sari workshop.

12.30pm - 1.30pm: Take part in a contemporary dance workshop with Phoenix Starr. 

2.30pm - 4.00pm: Take part in an inclusive dance class and enjoy a short performance from Tina’s School of Dance. 

Age guidance: all ages (children under 8 years must be accompanied by an adult)

Fun Palaces

Fun Palaces is a free, ongoing campaign for culture at the heart of community and community at the heart of culture with an annual weekend of events each October.

Each Fun Palace celebrates the unique skills and passions of local people – run by, for and with the local community. Since 2014 a total of 934 Fun Palaces across the world have been made by 24,000 people (‘Makers’) with 340,000 taking part. This year will be the fifth Fun Palace weekend.

Fun Palaces create events that bring together arts, science, craft, tech, digital, heritage and sports activities – but above all PEOPLE – to work together, create together, have FUN together, and in doing so, build our own communities, from the grassroots up.

During the weekend, check out what’s happening across the globe: Twitter/Instagram:  #FunPalaces | @FunPalaces  

Event website: www.funpalaces.co.uk