Make your street a place to play


Do you want children to be able to play freely outside their own front door?

We are a parent and resident led movement restoring children’s freedom to play out in the streets and spaces where they live, for their health, happiness and sense of belonging. Here you’ll find all you need to start regular ‘playing out’ sessions on your street or other actions to spark change where you live. Also ideas, stories and inspiration gathered from people around the UK and beyond.

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Playing Out: Summer Holidays 2019

Sun’s out (is it still?!), children are off school… and we’re here to remind you that…

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UK Government backs play streets

Good news from the Playing Out movement! Here’s how we won this endorsement and what it…

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How can we give children back their freedom?

At a time when children are stuck inside more than ever, Harriet Grant from The Guardian newspaper interviews adults who are fighting for children's right to play out.

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