Events near you: South West

Celebrate Creative Play at Town Hall Arts Trowbridge

Date/Time:  02/08/2017 10am until 1pm
Venue: Town Hall Arts, Market Street, Trowbridge BA14 8EQ
Contact: Philippa Edwards
Email: info@townhallarts.co.uk
Open to the public: Yes

Fortbuilding, chalkboarding, painting, drawing, bubbles and streetgames at Trowbridge Town Hall Arts. From 10am until 1pm we will be encouraging children to use their imaginations in a variety of activities – some outdoors and some indoors.
Build and decorate your own cardboard house, spaceship, boat or car, or get together with friends to build a cardboard fort.
Help us decorate a cardboard ‘pavement’ with chalk drawings in the old Court Room.
Join in with water play in buckets of bubbles.
Help to paint (possibly) the biggest picture in the world?
Make models out of playdough.
Play hopscotch and try on a funny hat!

Open Day at River Park Leisure Centre

Date/Time:  22/07/2017 11.00 - 18.00
Venue: River Park Leisure Centre, Gordon Road, Winchester, SO23 7DD
Contact: Samantha Archard
Email: samanthaarchard@pfpleisure.org
Open to the public: Yes

Free swimming, gym, badminton, squash, tennis, soft-play and a family fun zone (hook-a-duck / face painting)! With lots going on for all the family, drop-in on the day is available but due to limited spaces booking in advance is recommended! Check out the schedule and find out how to book here – http://bit.ly/2rRcX60

Exeter Children’s Centres Playday

Date/Time:  02/08/2017 12 noon to 3pm
Venue: Belmont Park, Exeter, EX1 2DH
Contact: Ann Brandrick
Email: ann.brandrick@eci.org.uk
Open to the public: Yes

Come and celebrate National Playday in Belmont Park! Loads of free activities for children of all ages – arts, crafts, big blue slide, music, baby area, sensory play, café for lunch and snacks, plus lots more. Happening rain or shine!

Chipping Campden Playday

Date/Time:  02/08/2017 1.00 - 4.00 p.m.
Venue: Recreation Ground, George Lane, Chipping Campden, GL55 6DA
Contact: Alyson Jessopp
Email: alysonjessopp@aol.com
Open to the public: Yes

Fun and games for all the family

Bristol Playday

Date/Time:  02/08/2017 12.00 - 16.00
Venue: College Green, Bristol BS1 5TR
Contact: Archie Morrell: Learning Partnership West/Bristol Play Network, Peter De Boer: Bristol City Council, Kirsty Wilson: Bristol Scrapstore/Bristol Play Network
Email: AMorrell@LPW.org.uk
Open to the public: Yes

A fun packed afternoon celebrating 15 years of Playday in the centre of Bristol with four zones of activities:

  1. Sensory

2. STEAM play (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths),

3. Den Building

4. Sports

There will be a picnic area encouraging a social vibe and healthier eating. There will be a ice cream vans on site for the slightly less healthy option.

This is a free event open to children, young people and their families.

The event is as accessible as we can make it and therefore inclusive for all. There will be water and loo’s available close by with limited facilities on site.

We want to encourage people to be as playful as they choose without any restrictions other than to have fun.

Plymouth Playday 2017

Date/Time:  02/08/2017 11.00am - 4.00pm
Venue: Plymouth Hoe, PL1
Contact: Claire
Email: events@plymouthplay.org
Open to the public: Yes

A huge free event on Plymouth Hoe for children, young people and their families with craft, sport, music and games. A fun day with bouncy castles, magicians, balloon modelling and mascots. Come along for a fun day out!

Playday at Castle Drogo

Date/Time:  02/08/2017 2pm until 4pm
Venue: Piddledown Common, Castle Drogo, Drewsteignton, near Exeter, Devon, EX6 6PB
Contact: Paula Clarke
Email: paula.clarke@nationaltrust.org.uk
Open to the public: Yes

Lots of activities including drama workshops, art and craft, butterfly spotting and bug hunt.

Sedgemoor Playday

Date/Time:  02/08/2017 1000 - 1500
Venue: Apex Park Marine Parade Highbridge TA8 1NQ
Contact: Rosie Pike
Email: rosiepike47@gmail.com
Open to the public: Yes

The Playday is run in conjunction with the national Playday. It takes place this year on Wednesday 2nd August 10.00am -3.00pm at Apex Park in Highbridge. It is a FREE event with over 45 activities and last year we had over 7000 children attend all of whom were accompanied by an adult. The Playday is fully inclusive. We rely on donations and grants to run the event.

Bath National Playday by bAPP

Date/Time:  02/08/2017 12 - 3pm
Venue: Queen Square, Bath BA1
Contact: Caroline Haworth
Email: caroline@bathareaplayproject.co.uk
Open to the public: Yes

Lots of play opportunities and activities including inflatables, scrap and loose parts marquee, straw dens, swingboats, cooking, storytelling, spin painting and much more. Fully inclusive staffed by experienced and qualified playworkers, come and join us to celebrate the child’s right to play in the heart of the City of Bath.
Financially supported by the four Ward Councillors in Kingsmead and Abbey wards to whom we are very grateful, recognising the importance of play for local families living in the city.