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Play Wales events – dates for your diary


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We are offering a selection of exciting and varied events over the next year. 

Our events provide excellent learning and continuing professional development opportunities and are aimed at a wide-ranging audience.

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Towards play sufficiency: making sense of the research

22 May 2018 
Glynd?r University, Wrexham 

This conference will share the findings of a wide range of research associated with the play sufficiency duty in Wales. It will explore the role of the adult and the impact of spatial design on children’s play and includes a keynote address from Dr. Wendy Russell, University of Gloucestershire. 

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Playworkers Forum 

14 – 15 June 2018 
Willow Globe, Rhayader  

A two-day, residential playwork training event that gives playworkers the opportunity to learn from each other and experienced playwork trainers. It is a highly popular professional development opportunity for all playworkers in Wales and the rest of the UK, especially those working in open access provision.

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Spirit 2018 – Play in public space 

25 October 2018
Holiday Inn, Cardiff

A conference full of inspiring keynote speeches, lively discussions and practical workshops about children’s play. The theme of this year’s conference is play in public space and it’s aimed at everyone with an interest in or responsibility for children's play – playworkers, play professionals, community regional officers and planners. 

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