Tuesday 3rd & Wednesday 4th March 2015

How much will it cost? There is one flat fee for everyone. The cost of Conference will be £225.00. For that you get two full days at the Conference; bed & breakfast Tuesday night/Wednesday morning and dinner and entertainment at the Annual Playwork Awards presentation. Single rooms are an extra £10 and Monday night hotel will be an extra £40.

Not sure if you want to come to Conference?
There will be over 70 different things you can choose from whilst you are at Conference – there is always something for everyone.

The 2015 Conference will be covering the following themes:
1      thinking about play
2      models of playwork
3      playwork theory for beginners
4      storytelling and reflective practice
5      current research 1
6      new to playwork?
7      teamwork and management
8      children’s rights
9      Practical ideas – play for yourself
1      advanced playwork theory
2      children in conflict
3      inclusive practice
4      different playwork contexts
5      current research 2
6      childhoods
7      advanced playwork principles
8      being a better trainer/teacher/tutor
9      Practical ideas – play for yourself

In addition to this there will be some structure building; the giant graffiti wall; books to buy; scrap to take home and materials to buy as well as exhibitors and information.

Plus we have internationally recognised guests who will be making special presentations: Peter Gray, Phil Jones and Sara Bragg

And the breadth and depth of our own nationally recognised playwork thinkers will also be making contributions to the Conference.

Want more information?


The Conference will take place at:

The Mansion Lions and the Chatsworth Hotels

Call the Conference Office: 01323 730500

Or email us:

Keep in touch through Twitter: @PWConferences and #natplayconf

                               This website will be continually updated with more information so please come back often.                                      Last Updated 27 January 2015 at 09:55

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