GUEST WRITER: Playwork Campference 2019 – “That’s playwork”

GUEST WRITER: Playwork Campference 2019 – “That’s playwork”

Simon Rix has been in playwork since he was 17, 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 growing...
GUEST WRITER: Playwork Campference 2019 – “…we practice ways out and in of play.”

GUEST WRITER: Playwork Campference 2019 – “…we practice ways out and in of play.”

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...
End of Year Reflections: 2018

End of Year Reflections: 2018

By Morgan As I write this, it’s the little gap of time between Christmas and New Year, when the world seems cold and quiet. My notes say to talk about how Suzanna and I spent this year apart – no tours, no shared events, but instead focusing on home and local...

Popping Up in the Community – Part 6 – Celebrating 2018

By Zan It 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...