I’ve just come back from a ‘Global Shift Run’ set by Al from Aimless Motion. Aimless Motion is a running collective “using interpretive running and situations to explore individual and shared communities of thought”Read More
I have been working with Bristol Old Vic to devise outreach workshops engaging groups with the theatre’s history. The work is part of a Heritage Lottery Funded programme. We have started by prototyping workshops with family centres that are within walking distance and today we ran a session with St Paul’s Family Centre. The workshop was aimed at pre school (under 4) and their parents.Read More
I ran the playscape workshop again recently, with our adopted families group. The sessions are always drop in and participants will come and go. The activities are designed for children and adults to do together whether that is parents and children, or prospective adopters who are volunteering at the sessions.Read More
I wanted to add a follow up about the play consultation on housing in Hengrove Park.
It was very evident in speaking to the children at Perry Court that the architecture of the urban planning could have significant effects on their access to the playpark and their experience of accessing and using the park.Read More
I have recently been to Delhi, India for a wedding. I was aware that there would be a great deal of ceremony, of ritual and I know a little about some playful traditions but I had no idea just how many games and how much play would be involved-in similar and very different ways to western weddings.Read More
I’ve been working with a local neighbourhood housing forum, using play to help engage local residents in a ‘reg 14 consultation’ on a large housing development. The housing is being built on a large park, which was formally an airport so both the current and former uses have deep play links.Read More