Spirit 2016 - Playful Communities
Members £99 | Non-members £115
|Date: 20-10-2016||Location: Holiday Inn, Cardiff|
|Organiser: Play Wales|
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Spirit is a conference filled with inspiring keynote speeches, lively discussions and practical workshops about children's play.
This year we will be exploring play in the public realm, and the challenges/barriers to providing for playful communities. We will also be sharing examples of good practice for all those who want to improve children's mental and physical health and well-being and help make Wales a play-friendly country.
We are delighted to welcome
- Jan Van Gils, President of the European Network for Child Friendly Cities
- Professor Sally Holland, Children's Commissioner for Wales
- Stuart Lester - University of Gloucestershire
- Dr Jacky Tyrie - Cardiff Metropolitan University
- Carl Sargeant AM - Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children
as keynote speakers to this year's conference.
Workshops will include:
Play sufficiency through the voices of children
(Mike Barclay and Jonny Neen)
Street Play: Myth Busting, challenges and possibilities
Successes and challenges of transforming a community play space
Play in a natural environment
The ABC model to dynamic risk management
Who should attend?
Playworkers and play professionals, people working in communities, youth and community workers, town and community councils, housing associations, community regeneration officers, and anyone with an interest in or responsibility for children's play.
Student rate - we have a limited number of special rate spaces for students in full time education or P3/MAHPS learners