Signs ups are now open for new socially distanced 1000 Tiny Fun Palaces taking place in October across the UK and worldwide. Plus, Digital Fun Palaces will also be welcomed, bringing together communities and individuals online through arts, culture, science and creativity.
3 & 4 October 2020
This autumn, Fun Palaces have reimagined their seventh annual community-led weekend of action to encourage extra small, hyper-local events in person and online during these challenging times.
Whether it’s a shared creation made by three neighbours along a wall, a seed swap in the street, a drumming lesson from a balcony window, six people socially-distanced in a park teaching each other a dance or yoga or a fitness sequence, or a neighbourhood co-writing a story in chalk on the pavement, Fun Palaces supports communities to lead their own cultural community events, sharing the skills and passions of community members, whether they are experts or enthusiasts.
To support vulnerable members of the community who have been, and in some cases continue to be, shielding, Fun Palaces have drawn up a set of safety guidelines for shielders. In keeping with government advice, these will offer guidance both to those who are leading and participating in events to ensure safety for all those involved and also support those shielding to create Fun Palaces themselves if they wish to. Digital Fun Palaces will also be taking place this year, building online connections from Zoom workshops through to the world of Minecraft. Those with access to the internet will also be encouraged to download PDF instructions and guides to encourage those who are not online to take part.
For easy ideas to get started, visit: funpalaces.co.uk/1000-tiny
For further information on how to sign up, please visit: funpalaces.co.uk/register