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The ripple effects of playing out

Jo Chesterman posted this in Activism, Community, Play Streets, Street Space on 22/03/2023

I organised a play street for 4 years between 2014-2018 in St George, Bristol. Our street has only…

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Why play out? Words to inspire from parents and residents

Ingrid Skeels posted this in Children's play, health and wellbeing, Play Streets, Street Space on 10/03/2022

If you’re thinking about organising a play street or playing out session where you live, don’t just take…

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A Parklet in Hackney, London, with a young woman holding a baby standing and smiling at the camera, and 3 people sitting behind her on benches
From play streets to parklets – new ways to reclaim space for children and communities

Lucy Colbeck posted this in Activism, Community, Street Space on 13/09/2021

Would you and your children like to see one of these on your street? We know we would! Our…

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Playing Out is Published!

Alice Ferguson posted this in Activism, Playing Out Movement on 06/03/2019

International academic journal Cities and Health has published a case-study of the grassroots street play movement, written by Playing…

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Children’s Commissioner calls for playing out

Alice posted this in Activism on 31/08/2018

The parent-led Playing Out movement, along with play organisations and advocates, have long called on the government to support…

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Five Easy Ideas for Pavement Play this summer

Ingrid posted this in Children's play, health and wellbeing, Community, Street Space on 30/07/2018

Need some inspiration for those long days at home in the summer holidays? Plenty of things require lots…

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