The International Play Association NI are holding a Play Gathering on Friday 17 to Saturday 18 May at Clandeboye Estate, Bangor. This is an overnight event promoting Play at its Best and offers an exciting, interactive programme for all advocates of play. It includes a variety of workshops and practical activities that guarantee fun and experiences which can be transferred into practice. A range of workshops are planned including a forest school and den building.

Costs: £40 per person, £35 for members, £30 for students.

There are limited indoor sleeping spaces available, with an additional £20 charge.

Register from 5.00pm to 7.00pm on Friday 17 May, event closes at 1.00pm on Saturday 18 May.

The closing date for bookings is 29 April, with places restricted to two per organisation. Places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

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For further information contact Amanda Grimes on 078 3403 9346.