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

Cinema ROH Live: Il Trovatore (TBC)

3 hrs 25 | A devastating curse rises from the ashes in Verdi’s monumental tale of superstition and rivalry.

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Cinema ROH Live: The Sleeping Beauty (TBC)

3 hr 25 | Magic and fairytale characters are brought to life through ballet in this well-known family favourite.

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Cinema ROH Live: The Marriage of Figaro (TBC)

4 hrs | Director David McVicar brings out the revolutionary elements in Mozart’s great comic opera of intrigue, misunderstanding and forgiveness.

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Cinema ROH Live: Cinderella (TBC)

3 hrs | A new production of the much-loved Royal Ballet fairytale classic.

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Cinema ROH Live: Turandot (TBC)

3 hr 20 | Puccini’s final opera is a glorious pageant of rich colour, dance and drama in Andrei Serban’s classic staging.

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Cinema ROH Live: Like Water For Chocolate (TBC)

3 hr 10 | Christopher Wheeldon’s new full-length ballet brings the magic realism of this famous modern Mexican novel to The Royal Ballet.

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Cinema Lightyear (PG)

1 hr 46 | AD | Lightyear follows the legendary space ranger on an intergalactic adventure alongside a group of ambitious recruits.

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Cinema Where The Crawdads Sing (TBC)

2 hr 5 | AD | A young woman who has lived on her own in the North Carolina marshes after being abandoned as a child, suddenly finds herself accused of a murder.

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Cinema Thor: Love and Thunder (12A)
Movie Theatre

1 hr 59 | Thor is on a quest for inner peace. But his retirement is interrupted by a galatic killer known as Gorr the God Butcher, who seeks the extinction of the gods.

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On Stage The Unthanks
Storyhouse Theatre

Coming to Storyhouse for the very first time, The Unthanks mark the Autumn release of their new album, Sorrows Away.

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