12 12, 2019

Play In The Community Sessions And Volunteer Training

2020-01-17T10:59:24+01:00December 12th, 2019|Events, Training|

Please note: the Banbridge Leisure Centre sessions are now closed for registrations Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council through the PEACE IV Programme and The Play Strategy are offering a free, traditional outdoor play and events programme in Banbridge Leisure Centre and Gilford Community Centre. The sessions, [...]

3 12, 2019

Eco Play Tips

2019-12-03T13:45:35+01:00December 3rd, 2019|Events|

At a time of increasing environmental awareness it is important that we all play our part in looking after the planet and consider the changes we can make to help protect the environment. To support providers PlayBoard NI hosted a number of Eco Play Clusters, designed to assist providers [...]

18 10, 2019

Play Matters – Halloween Fun

2019-10-18T10:46:18+01:00October 18th, 2019|Events|

As the nights draw in and we approach Halloween we’ve compiled a list of fun Halloween activities for children and young people to try. We are sometimes hesitant about spending time outdoors when the weather is cold and wet. However regardless of the weather, time spent outdoors can help [...]

16 10, 2019

Celebrating Parenting Week

2019-10-16T14:05:05+01:00October 16th, 2019|Events|

Parenting Week takes places each year as a celebration of the crucial role parents play in their children’s lives. This year the campaign runs from 21 to 25 October. PlayBoard have produced a publication to help parents understand the importance of play for their children and just how crucial [...]

11 09, 2019

Celebration Event To Mark Play Matters Project

2019-09-11T11:15:42+01:00September 11th, 2019|Events, Training|

The importance of play for children’s health and well-being has been highlighted at an event to mark the success of the Play Matters project. The Play Matters initiative, which is funded through the Delivering Social Change - Early Intervention Transformation Programme (EITP), was taken forward by the Department of [...]

27 08, 2019

Play Matters Celebratory Event

2019-10-11T18:30:38+01:00August 27th, 2019|Events|

The Department of Education are holding a Play Matters Celebratory Event on Tuesday 10 September, from 9.30am – 1.00pm at the Clandeboye Estate, Bangor. The event will highlight the importance of play and leisure for children’s health and well-being and showcase the key elements of the EITP funded Play [...]

7 08, 2019

Children Celebrate Day Of Play Across Northern Ireland

2019-08-14T13:32:58+01:00August 7th, 2019|Events|

Playday is celebrated on Wednesday 7 August with events taking place across Northern Ireland to promote the importance of children’s right to play and get children out playing. Having plenty of opportunities to explore and play outdoors is essential for children’s physical and mental health, as well as their [...]

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