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Bringing creativity and humour to streets

Alice posted this in Free Play, Practical suggestions on 23/09/2015

Powerful imagination has always been at the heart of changing streets and making them places for play and…

“I don’t know what to do!” In Praise of Boredom for Children

Ingrid posted this in Childhood, Free Play on 30/07/2015

Like all children, mine rail against boredom when they encounter it. They want it stopped or solved as…

A Year in the Life of Our Playing Out Street

Kate Staniforth posted this in Neighbourliness, Playing Out on 23/07/2015

This week our street celebrated a year of playing out, and it got me thinking about how far…

A Turn in the Road

Clare Rogers posted this in Community, Neighbourliness, Playing Out on 09/07/2015

Clare Rogers shares her experiences of getting street play going in her street in Enfield, north London, and…

Housing Design and Play: Exploring the links

Dinah Bornat posted this in Community, Playing Out, Policy on 18/06/2015

In October last year I embarked upon a study with my architecture post-graduate students at University of East…

Policing the streets and playing out

Chief Inspector Kevan Rowlands posted this in Community, Playing Out on 29/05/2015

Close to 100 streets in Bristol have now played out since the idea took root, and residents in…

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