27 07, 2022

All to play for this Playday!

2022-07-28T15:32:09+01:00July 27th, 2022|Communities, Councils, Events, School Age Childcare, Young People|

There is not long to go until this year's Playday, taking place across the UK on Wednesday 3 August. The theme for this year’s national day of play is All to play for – building play opportunities for all children. Get involved! Events Register your event on the Playday website to share with [...]

19 07, 2022

Free pop-up play sessions in Mid & East Antrim

2022-07-19T15:12:23+01:00July 19th, 2022|Communities, Councils, Events, Young People|

Mid and East Antrim Borough Council, in partnership with PlayBoard NI, is bringing town centres to life this summer with its Pop-Up Play sessions. As part of the town centre action plan to drive footfall and to repurpose Town Centres, six free Pop-Up Play sessions have been organised to take [...]

9 06, 2022

FreePlay Project

2022-07-01T15:07:13+01:00June 9th, 2022|Communities, Councils, Events|

* FULLY BOOKED * Please note: These sessions are only open to those who have pre-booked and unfortunately there are no places left. In partnership with Newry, Mourne and Down District Council, PlayBoard is delighted to offer a FREE play programme to children within the community. This programme provides children [...]

19 05, 2022

PlayBoard share expertise in Athens

2022-05-19T16:23:42+01:00May 19th, 2022|Communities, Events, Research, School Age Childcare, Young People|

Play on Early Education, the second International Athens Conference ran from 27 to 30 April. Staff from PlayBoard attended the conference, representing Northern Ireland on the international stage. Alan Herron, Director of Service Delivery & Development, presented on children’s play and Covid-19 recovery and also highlighted the legacy and impact [...]

19 05, 2022

Childhood Services Week – celebrating early childhood and school age sector across Ireland

2022-05-19T15:38:08+01:00May 19th, 2022|Events, School Age Childcare|

Organised by the National Childhood Network (NCN), Childhood Services Week takes place from 23 to 28 May. The Week is dedicated to raising the visibility of, and celebrating the early childhood and school age sector across Ireland. This year, the theme is Hearing the voice of the child through the [...]

11 04, 2022

IPA NI Play Gathering

2022-04-11T12:06:35+01:00April 11th, 2022|Events|

The Northern Ireland branch of the International Play Association (IPA NI) is holding a Play Gathering on 20 to 21 May at the Clandeboye Estate, Bangor. The gathering is an exciting, interactive programme for all advocates of play. It includes a variety of workshops and practical activities that guarantee fun, [...]

23 03, 2022

Playday 2022 – All to play for!

2022-06-08T17:51:36+01:00March 23rd, 2022|Communities, Councils, Events, School Age Childcare, Young People|

Playday is the national day for play, celebrated each year across the UK on the first Wednesday in August. Playday 2022 will be celebrated on Wednesday 3 August. We are delighted to announce that the theme for this year’s Playday is … All to play for - building play opportunities [...]

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