UPDATE: Playground Episode 16

While we’re putting the final touches to April’s get-together we thought you might want to have a look at what happened in March. The opening game this time was a dose of your favourite Golden Ears, back by popular demand, led by Playmaster (and acclaimed Listening expert) Tim Chatzigiannis.You can see him here explaining the rules of…

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…

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…

May’s Playground is almost here

I find it so hard to be indoors, typing away, looking at my computer screen when the sunshine and the birds are having the most beautiful dance outside. I am sitting in the dining room (which is at the back of the house) with the back doors wide open to let all the shiny magic…

The unusually tiny cupboard

Last week we presented to the world the rejuvenated new and improved formula of Playground which feels and runs in a suspiciously similar way to the old and unimproved formula. We’re creatures of habit, really. But we still braved up to the challenge by taking the amazing opportunity to move Playground to the Loft at…

Many were the Joys of six!

The Joy of Six was quite a psychedelic trip, with no red pill to take us to the other side, but mesmerizing movements and sounds, strategy games, jelly beans and pride…   We opened with a Chemical Reaction by Café Reason Butoh Dance Theatre accompanied by the music of Malcolm (aka Dr. Atkins).  The dancers made…

Back and Fourth

I know you missed me. I missed you, too. I’ve been on holidays the last couple of weeks and mostly in places where the sun of the internet never shines. After getting over the first withdrawal symptoms I managed to relax into it and pretend that I enjoy being offline for a short period. But…