Archive for the ‘Playgrounds’ Category

Arty play in East London, as the Artch Gallery of Bethnal Green sets out a ‘Playgroup’ exhibition, which is ‘a space set apart for experimentation and play,’ according to the Facebook blurb. Lots of sculpture, photography and mixed media pieces, and a couple of video installations too. The exhibition’s on ’til this Friday, at Arch […]


A lot of press about this one: a new maze has been set up in Trafalgar Square until Friday, based on different bits of London. So it’s got a Chinatown area and Carnaby Street 60s party, and, I think, a Baker Street bit with Sherlock Holmes (could be wrong about that though; I saw it […]


God I love Berlin. Just wandering through the streets of Prenzlauer Berg yesterday when we came across these street-trampolines. Right next to them were some public ping-pong tables with just everybody chilling out, having a beer in the setting sun. I’m pretty certain I could live here.


The march of play contines! Westminster Council today approved a new £40,000 ‘pensioners’ playground’ in Hyde Park. According to BBC News, the outdoor area will feature “fitness equipment designed specifically to provide gentle exercise for people over the age of 60,” and allow them to “continue active and healthy lifestyles in later years.” Good news […]