Fun Palace 2019

A free day of family fun at Storyhouse! Running from
Last event: Saturday 5 October 2019 at 12pm

Members get 10% off tickets at Storyhouse. Moonlight Flicks and Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre. £4 month, no commitment, priority booking, no fees, instant access, two tickets per member.

  • The Kitchen, The Den, Storytelling Room, Storyhouse


FREE (booking required)

Past event

Fun Palaces returns to Storyhouse for 2019, and this year anyone can be anything for the day.

Our Fun Palace has a range of activities for all ages that aim to inspire a passion for science and the arts.  So don’t be afraid to dream big and come and share your story in the house today.

Activities include:

Circus Training
Lava Lamp Making (please bring along a plastic bottle to use!)
Make a Musical Instrument
Film, Music and Harry Potter Quizes
Comic Strip Making
Badge Printing
Photo Booth with costumes
Detective Trail
Finger Print Making

Tickets are completely free – but need to be booked! There are two two-hour-long sessions.

This event has been organised and managed by Storyhouse’s Young Leaders. Find out more about Young Leaders here.

Sam Lawson – Head of Marketing
Zoe Turner – Head of Volunteers/HR
Amy Jones – Head of Venue Management
Kyle Kendal – Head of Customer Service
Josh Johns – Head of Finance
Jess Hitchen – Head of Programming
Will Hawkes -Head of Development, Evaluation and Feedback


Suitable for All Ages


Approx 120 mins

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Cinema White Noise (15)

2 hr 15 | The dramatisation of a contemporary American family’s attempts to deal with the mundane conflicts of everyday life while grappling with the universal mysteries

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Drop-In Session: Young Storyhouse Officer
Today 3pm, 3.40pm

We will be holding drop ins to come and chat to the team about the Young Storyhouse Officer role on Monday…

Santa’s Reindeer Training Course

BOOKING OPENS SOON. A family-friendly, interactive adventure for 4-8 years olds (and their adults) where young people see if they have what…

Festive Bar

Drop in to our Festive Bar on Storyhouse’s front steps for hot pigs in blankets, warm mulled wines, apple crumble…

Cinema Alternative Christmas Film & Pop Quiz
The Kitchen

Join us for an Alternative Christmas Film & Pop Culture Quiz’, a fun trip through unconventional Christmas film faves, unusual chart toppers and some weird traditions

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Cinema Three Minutes: A Lengthening + Recorded Q&A (12A)
Wed 6.15pm

1 hr 40 | A short piece of found film becomes a fascinating journey into the past in Bianca Stigter’s haunting and moving documentary. 

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Activities Storyhouse Teachers’ Network Event
Garret Bar

An opportunity for local educators to come together with each other and the Young Storyhouse department, take part in creative conversations and build partnerships.

On Stage Majestic Academy of Performing Arts presents Peter Pan
Storyhouse Theatre

Peter and his mischievous fairy sidekick, Tinkerbell, visit the nursery of the Darling children, with a sprinkle of pixie dust and begin a magical journey across the stars.

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Cinema Millenium Actress + Ghibliotheque Q&A (PG)

1 hr 27 | A TV crew is granted a rare interview with a reclusive actress, leading them and the viewer through decades of cinema history.

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