Archive for the ‘event’ Category

Just come across this on FutureLab: The Centre for Excellence in Media Practice has a conference about ‘Playful Learning‘ this September; bit pricey – 85 quid if you sign up before the 26th July, and 135 quid after – but it looks like there are some good speakers and it should be an interesting one […]


Christ! I almost missed this, and it’s right up my strasse: a festival of play this weekend on the South Bank. Brought to you by the good people at Hide&Seek, it’s a three-day thingy (yesterday, today, tomorrow), where folk get to try out new social games and playful experiences. Most of it is free, to […]


Aaaand we’re back… Totally wiped out after a monumental trip to China; soaking up the Shanghai Expo, clambering on the Great Wall, eating two banquets a day, generally enjoying the best that China has to offer, so big thanks to the British Council for sorting it out. It’s a charmed life I lead, and I’m […]


Chaps, there’s a new pop-up gallery opening tomorrow, with artworks inspired by good ol’ London town. The exhibition, organised by Outline Editions, is only on from 28th May to 3 July, and features drawings and prints from artists such as James Jarvis, Anthony Burrill, Lizzie Finn, Supermundane and Kate Moross. It’s just off Carnaby Street, […]


Geekcamp 3

19May10

A very speedy post as I’m off to Spain later and I really should be looking for my passport. But if you’re in London tonight and looking for a fun networky event for people interested in books, literature and techy stuff, Geekcamp‘s your place. I can’t make it (unless my passport doesn’t surface),  but I […]


Ping London

13May10

Ping pong, table tennis, whiff whaff; whatever you call it, after Boris’s emphatic speech reclaiming ping pong back to these shores two years ago, it looks like it’s going to be a feature of London’s spaces this summer. 100 ping pong tables are being set up across the city, as part of the mayor’s plans […]


If you’ve noticed that I start a lot of blog posts by saying that ‘this’ll be a quick one’ or something similar, it’s because I tend to write them at the end of the day when I’ve still got some thoughts ricocheting around my brain, but I really should have gone to bed hours ago. […]