SEPTEMBER PLAYGROUND – RECAP

What a brilliant way to start off after the summer holidays! Seeing all of your lovely faces again, reignited our faith in why we’ve been running PLAYGROUND all this time. So good to have Alex Newton and Reverend Productions there- both Playground first-timers – as well as Ana Barbour, one of our amazing Skyrocket artists….

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…

Where’s the Summer gone?

Yes, the Playmasters have been on holidays for most of August. We know, we missed you, too. Did you get a chance to enjoy the sunshine? Our last one for the summer was such a cool way of wrapping up the Playground season. First of all, it was the first time that Playground was in…

A swarm of bees in May

While you are anxiously anticipating next week’s Playground let’s remember what happened in May: The opening game, organized by Playmaster Aya, was a drawing – based version of the all time classic Consequences: We were split into groups of 4 – 5 people each and were given a blank piece of paper. Each member of…

Tuesday 27 May – PLAYGROUND ep. 18

Just a quick reminder about tomorrow’s Playground. Full info on the participating artists and the work they’re going to be presenting throughout the evening follows after the flyer. Laura Boone (from Fairy Dust Arts) will be showing all some bits and pieces from her latest play titled Oxage, a show that promises to take people…

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…

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…

New Season, New Space, New Date!

Your favourite artists’ new work and collaboration platform in Oxford is getting a face-lift! As you have probably already noticed/heard/read Playground’s new season of monthly events is now supported by the Arts Council England and the Oxford City Council. After receiving this exciting news we started making some changes to Playground so we can make…