By Sara Pillen Sara signed up as an independent organizer in April, and hosted her first pop-up adventure playground as part of an event called Diggiefest. She shares some information and images from that event here. On 25 and 26 August 2017, in Belgium, a tiny...
By Andy For our 17th stop we were invited to the small towns of Foremost and Bow Island in the Forty Mile Region. This stop was brought together by Terri-Lynn and Corinna from FCSS who had been following our Canadian tour and asked us to bring our Pop-Up Adventure...
By MorganWell, we’re on the final stretch of our Grand Canadian Tour! Our last stop in BC was Surrey and included both a pop-up adventure playground and a screening of The Land. These two events were hosted by Child Care Options and gave us the chance to meet folks in...
By Morgan The first family arrived 10 minutes early at our North Battleford pop-up, and sat on the grassy hill to wait. Workshop participants and staff of BECIP carried out materials from the library basement, armfuls of cardboard, piles of shoe boxes, tubs of tape...
By Millie Boswell and Gareth Stacey, CVSC Play Development Team Conwy The Play Development Team at Conwy first approached us at Pop-Ups HQ a few months ago, explaining how they wanted to open their very own Pop-Up Play Shop. This was a wonderful moment as it meant...
By Kelly Paredes Kelly and her team are one of our independent organisers, running Pop-Up Adventure Playgrounds to support their work in their community. She works with Ben’s Lighthouse, an organisation committed to putting children first. Here is Kelly’s...
By Joelle Whiting We met Joelle in Swan Hill when we were on tour in Australia. It was boiling hot during the days we were in Swan Hill, so we are really pleased that these folk paid attention even in the uncomfortable weather and decided to do a Pop-Up Adventure...
Have you been wanting to learn more about playwork? Are you curious about what goes into the management and delivery of a truly adventurous playspace? It’s nearly the second anniversary of our Playworker Development Course, an online opportunity for everyone...
By Sara Mirabito Sara left an urgent message on our guest book a couple of weeks ago when she found out that she was helping to run a Pop-Up Adventure Playground for Hopscotch CD festival. She had never heard of Pop-Ups before and needed a little help. After we talked...
By Wendy Garcia We’re delighted to have Wendy guest write this blogpost, giving us the highlights of a Pop-Up Adventure Playground she hosted on 19th July in New Haven, Connecticut. Wendy approached us to help her run a Pop-Up and we provided her with guidance...
By Morgan If you’re a regular reader here, you’ve been hearing quite a bit about our recent US tour (blogposts here and here). It was an amazing way for us to meet many of the people we’ve been corresponding with for years – independent...
We used to hear a child screaming and grin at each other, knowing they were headed our way. When they arrived the child would be clawing at the straps in their pushchair, desperate to run around. The mother would drop her bag and head for the sofa, equally desperate...
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