We are pleased to invite our wonderful friend Jill – Director of Adventure Play at The Parish School in Houston, Texas to guest write on our blog about Playwork and Libraries. Her fascinating experiences comes from an unusual pairing, but one that really works....
Pop-Up Adventure Play is pleased to announce the Pop-Ups Tour 2019: Morgan Edition. Morgan Leichter-Saxby will be touring across Illinois, Indiana and Missouri during her tour this Fall, and will be setting off on 23rd October. The trip starts in Chicago, then onwards...
By Zan The coming year promises to be filled with adventure. Right off the bat, we are excited to be just over a month away from the second-ever Playwork Campference, a gathering of over 70 play advocates from 6 different countries in one of our favourite adventure...
For Giving Tuesday, Pop-Up Adventure Play raised money to fuel their newly launched Playworker Travelling Fund. This was an opportunity to gather funds that would help playworkers travel to different communities and share their wisdom with other playful folks. The...
By Andy Crawling down back roads looking out for house numbers and community centres has become somewhat the norm for us, especially now as we start the descent towards the end of our grand Canadian tour after 7 weeks on the road. Today we were heading for the Play...
By Zan This year has been a tough one for Pop-Ups Morgan and me. We had set out to get our heads down and into our playwork PhDs but unexpected things happened and we both had to turn our focus onto our families. Nonetheless, we still have many things to celebrate...
By Zan I can remember standing in the sun with my friend on a quiet beach in Vancouver, surrounded by purple sea shells and thinking to myself, “If I ever get the opportunity, I’d like to come back and spend more time in a country with purple...
She noticed the fallen leaves on the ground and crunched over them as we walked along. Then suddenly she stopped dead and picked one up by the stem. She studied it briefly before picking up a second by the stem with the other hand. Waving them about like some sort of...
It is with great joy that we’d like to introduce you all to a new member of Team Pop-Up Adventure Play: Introducing Andy Hinchcliffe! Andy has been Pop-Up Adventure Play’s longest-serving board membe. He has travelled to a number of locations with Morgan...
Last year was a busy year. Not only was I buzzing around the world with Morgan, but I was also preparing my heart to have an upgrade in status: I was no longer in the youngest generation within my family. Yes, 2015 was the year that I became an auntie to two adorable...
Our 2015 was a big Pop-Up year. Even before the year draws to a close, the action doesn’t stop! I am sitting at my desk having just recovered from a 36-hour power outage as a result of local floods. That alone seems to set the tone for our year of adventure!...
By Zan Since arriving back in the UK, things have been go go go. Morgan and I are both working towards a PhD in Playwork. But sadly, being on the road does not often lend itself to the most ideal study environment. So we’ve been studying hard in the last couple...
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