Playful Anywhere have been commissioned by Kirklees Council to carry out a community engagement programme called Playful Huddersfield.Read More
Charlie Mason is our first artist in residence at Playlab - aged just 14. Read more about what Charlie’s extraordinary talentRead More
Full-size dinosaurs are coming to life all over Leeds this summer and the whole family can have a monster day out hunting them down! If you are in search of things to do this summer, there are five to find around the city – all you need to do is follow the Jurassic Trail to track them down….Come get creative with us Fridays during August at our Dino Drop in DaysRead More
image by Thom Bartley
Had a fantastic day yesterday at Port Loop Urban Splash’s new development in Ladywood Birmingham.
The team at Impact Hub Birmingham pulled together a stunning day which included boat trips, giant bubbles, breakdancing, street art, collaborative murals, arts and crafts, cardboard cinema, kazoos and moreRead More
Leeds City Centre. Accessible Space.
If you have an event you would like to run during the last 2 weeks of August, and you need a space which will seat 40 people (but are self organising, can set up, promote it, tidy up etc) we will offer you use of Playlab for a pay as you feel donation*Read More
We’ve been busy getting the PlaylabLeeds Pop Up Space ready for making, creating and playing. Located in the heart of Leeds City Centre at the St John’s Shopping CentreRead More
It has been a pretty mega month for Playful Anywhere, just taking a quick breath to share what we’ve been up toRead More
We were commissioned by Sanctuary Housing to take Playbox01 to Shiregreen, Sheffield for 5 days of play, creativity and community gathering in May Half Term 2019
We spent a wonderful week getting to know residents, and they each other in Concord Park. A week of wonderdome, doodlebots, story creation, Lego, magic, collaborative painting, slime and spacehoopers…oh and a finale feastRead More
The Leeds Young Inventors Club is looking to expand after successfully running a STEAM event for 9-13-year-olds last year. To do this we need your help!
Is your company looking to dispose of used laptops, tablets or monitors that we could repurpose to help inspire the next generation of innovators? We are looking for donations to help make the next Young Inventors event even better than that in 2018.Read More
Watch people’s eyes light up as they recall the games they played when growing up. What were your favourite games? Were they unique to where you lived? Called the same across the land.
We are on an ongoing quest to explore the games once played, the freedoms once enjoyed and connect people with generations growing up now. How do we ensure all ages get to play, roam, get fresh air and independence?
With support from Creative England we have been conducting research and exploring ways to capture stories of favourite games. We’re going to be in Leeds City Centre Wednesday 27th February filming people, young and old, as they recreate games they used to play.
If you ‘re about we’d love it if you could join us. 10.30am -12.30pm in Park Square and 2pm to 4pm at The Tetley. We’ll be following this up with visits to community centres and with partner organisations. Do let us know if you’d like to be involved as we progressRead More