The Tales We Tell: Sharing stories of childhood, play and playing

The 8th annual professional development event for the play sector Friday 27 January 2017 // 9.30am – 4.30pm (lunch provided) University of Gloucestershire, Oxstalls Campus, Oxstalls Lane, Gloucester, GL2 9HW This professional development day features a series of valuable stories about ‘childhood’ ‘play’ and ‘playing’ from a variety of different perspectives and locations. These wide-ranging […]

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SMAP

SMAP: Sharing Memories of Adventure Playgrounds This project worked with adventure playgrounds in Bristol and Gloucester to gather memories of those involved as children, staff, families and communities, over their history, in order to explore their value. Film, exhibition and short report We held events at each of the playgrounds and recorded these using video, audio […]

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Philosophy at Play

Dates: 9th and 10th June 2015 Location: Oxstalls Campus, University of Gloucestershire Following two successful Philosophy at Play conferences, we are pleased the third biennial conference will be held at University of Gloucestershire, UK on 9th and 10th June 2015. A book, arising from papers presented at the 2013 event is to be published in […]

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Thinking About Playwork

Thinking About Play is offered by the University of Gloucestershire and seeks to increase and update knowledge and understanding of play, playwork and quality play provision. The programme provides a foundation for understanding and developing a playwork approach to working with children in adult organised play settings.

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