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Free Saturday Family Fun Palace TODAY!

Community at the Heart of Culture

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

On Saturday 7 October Ovalhouse will join 300+ Fun Palaces across the uK and globally set to erupt with free and fun activities – and you’re invited! 

  • Activities all day from 10.30am - 3pm

Venue: Entire venue

ALL EVENTS FREE - just turn up and join in!


SaT 7 OCTOBER 10.30am – 2Pm

Breaking The Ice Workshop

Visit our magical snow room to make your own Polar Bear and Husky ears, and hear about their unexpected friendship – in anticipation of our beautiful Christmas Show by Filskit Theatre.


SaT 7 OCTOBER 10.30am – 2Pm

Princess Charming Drawing Competition

Design your own outfit using glitter tape, drawing pens, collage etc and win tickets to our fabulous half term cabaret for kids Princess Charming. 


SaT 7 OCTOBER 11am & 12.15Pm

Young Associates Workshops

Join us for an interactive, fun taster workshop in drama for 7 – 11year olds run by Ovalhouse’s fantastic team of young artists! 





  • Sat 7 Oct, 10:30am

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