Playwork Campference 2019 – “That’s playwork” – Guest Writer

Playwork Campference 2019 – “That’s playwork” – Guest Writer

Simon Rix has been in playwork since he was seventeen, taking roles at all levels in adventure playgrounds and advocacy for children’s right to play. We knew it was essential that his passion, experience and political context be represented in this young and...
Playwork Campference 2019 – A Million Thank Yous

Playwork Campference 2019 – A Million Thank Yous

By Zan It’s been 2 weeks since the Playwork Campference 2019 ended and I am surrounded by snotty tissues. No, I am not emotional that it is all over, this is just my compulsory post-project cold. I’ve got to say, this is the worst one I’ve had for a...
Playwork Campference 2019 – “…we practice ways out and in of play.” – Guest Writer

Playwork Campference 2019 – “…we practice ways out and in of play.” – Guest Writer

We have invited our one of the first recipients of the Playworker Travelling Fund, Ana Rita to write about the journey that she took with Pop-Up Adventure Play to the Playwork Campference 2019. We haven’t quite written about it yet (our reflection time is taking...
Playwork Campference 2019: Reflective Letter from our Previous Keynote Speaker

Playwork Campference 2019: Reflective Letter from our Previous Keynote Speaker

****** Dear Campference 2019 attendees, Why do we attend conferences? To paraphrase the 20th Century poet, T.S. Eliot: ‘information is not knowledge and knowledge is not wisdom’. In other words, it is possible to have lots of information in your memory about a...