25-27 JUNE: PLAYGROUND ON FIRE!

We are now ready to announce the full programme of events that will happen at our 3-day mini-festival Playground on Fire this weekend! Perfectly timed to coincide with Playground’s 3rd birthday, Playground on Fire is an arts festival that brings to light the marvellous, strange and beautiful creative feats of the brilliant Playground artists. More…

November PLAYGROUND Recap

If you weren’t there you missed big time! First of all we were in a new space, the Art Room upstairs at the Old Fire Station. The Art Room is one of the rooms where Crisis (the homeless charity and cohabitant of Arts at the OFS) runs their educational art programmes, and it was really…

TUESDAY 25 NOVEMBER: Music, films, stories and arts festivals!

With only a week to go before November’s PLAYGROUND, let me give you a litte teaser about what’s going to happen on Tuesday 25 November, at the Old Fire Station at 7pm. Samuel C. Roberts returns to PLAYGROUND after about a year to keep us up to date with his latest projects and the new things…

PLAYGROUND ep.20 – RECAP

While you’re freeing up your diaries for this month’s PLAYGROUND on Tuesday 25 November, let me tell you the story of what happened last time. The evening opened with Diana Moore explaining her new project “A Visitor to the Forest” that is based on Paolo Uccello’s painting “The Hunt in the Forest” (the original painting is…

Let’s not go back to school

Come to Playground instead! Because our brand new season of artists’ get-togethers starts with a blast. Having celebrated our 2nd birthday back in June, we’re now in our 3rd year and we have big plans, big changes and big surprises for all of you. It’s only normal after all: Two-year-olds use their motor skills to…

And here is all that happened in November!

Sorry for the really late update on what went on in November’s Playground. The Playmasters have been really busy trying to plan, fund and improve the next year of Playground. We have some amazing new ideas for next year, so if you’re not doing anything important with your fingers right now please, keep them crossed…

Tuesday 12 November

Our next Playground session at the Old Fire Station will bring together an incredible mix of artists and ideas. We are really looking forward to hosting Jack, Sam and the OHMI Trust. So here’s more or less how the evening of the 12th of November is going to play out:   Sam Underwood will do…

What?

Last week was the first one back in the normal format after a brief and eventful hiatus, and we were bought gently back to Playground reality through our dreams care of Peter. (Which Stav, Tim and I greatly appreciated as we were somewhat hazy on and confused by normal proceedings.) …the game, the game –…

Art moves in mysterious ways

After a much needed August break and an explosive bang with Playground on Fire, we’re now back on track with our regularly monthly sessions. Tuesday 8 October will be our official “Playground Returns” day and it will be full of all things magical. Besides your favourite rounds of Games and Instant Noodles we will also…

Playground On Fire – Open Doors at the Old Fire Station

What happens when you unleash more than 20 artists to take over the Old Fire Station for 7 hours? Playground opens the hatch and comes downstairs from its usual monthly slot in the Loft at the Old Fire Station to take over the whole building as part of the city wide Open Doors event on…