deprivation’ within many urban areas.
See article ‘generation of play deprivation’ BBC 2007.
This means that many children now lack the time, space and encouragements at home and school to create their own ‘child-powered’ fun. The Play Parade is a chance for children and families to speak out about access to safe places to play and children’s right to this.
In preparation there will be:
Creative workshops 11-3, Radford Primary School.
Tuesday 17th – Scrap instrument making/costumes/masks/sculpture
Wednesday 18th – Banner making/costumes/masks/sculpture
Free & Open to all, but please book an advance. Call Alice at Playworks 0115 958 9199
All of the creations will be use for the event below -
Play parade – ‘Rally for the right to play’
Thursday 19th February
Meet: 12pm Independent Street Park and parade to Radford Primary School.
Dressing up, face painting and making noise about children’s right to play out safely!
Bringing up the rear will be Nottingham’s very own electric vehicle, and a gathering of cyclists...what’s sometimes known as a critical mass!
Play day 1-3:30, Radford Primary School.
Games and Sports, art and craft, drumming, dance, circus skills, drama and more….
Ideas for play at home or out and about for parents
Information and ideas around volunteering in play and support with this will be available for parents.
It would be great if parents came along and got involved in workshops. We would love any
Input or support from local people!
Please be aware that younger children will need supervision.
For more information contact Alice at Playworks. firstname.lastname@example.org
Come and have your say about Children's Right to Play!