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 – “…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...

Popping Up in the Community – Part 6 – Celebrating 2018

By ZanIt has been an amazing year for me at Pop-Up Adventure Play. Not only have I managed to travel to two new countries with this little charity, but I have also started embedding play into my own community. I’ve been in the field for over 10 years now but...
Press Release: Second Playwork Campference brings international experts on children’s play to discuss unconventional approaches to risk and inclusion

Press Release: Second Playwork Campference brings international experts on children’s play to discuss unconventional approaches to risk and inclusion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEHOUSTON, TX: On a three acre site in West Houston, children ages 6 to 13, many with learning differences and communication delays, have constructed a three-acre homemade playground of their dreams. This past year marked a decade of growth and...