Events near you: Wales

National Waterfront Museum, Swansea, SA1 3RD

Date/Time:  02/08/2017 12.30pm - 4pm
Venue: National Waterfront Museum, Swansea, SA1 3RD
Contact: The Children's Play Team
Open to the public: Yes

With this year being both the 30th Anniversary of Playday and the 20th Anniversary of Swansea’s Children’s Play Team, we are joining up with the National Waterfront Museum to put on a ‘History of Play in Swansea’! So as well as play activities to suit all ages, interests and abilities, there will be the chance to try out play and games from the past or check out how Swansea has played over the years.
Jump on the Play on Wheels Play Bus, climb aboard Interplay’s Pirate Ship, get energetic with Park Lives or try your hand at hopscotch, French skipping, or a range of past-time play from local play projects, all free!

Amgueddfa Genedlaethol y Glannau, Abertawe, SA1 3RD

Date/Time:  02/08/2017 12.30pm - 4pm
Venue: Amgueddfa Genedlaethol y Glannau, Abertawe, SA1 3RD
Contact: Tîm Chwarae Plant
Open to the public: Yes

Ymunwch â ni wrth i ni ddathlu chwarae yn Abertawe ddydd Mercher 2 Awst ar gyfer Diwrnod Chwarae Cenedlaethol! Eleni, dethlir 30 mlynedd ers sefydlu’r Diwrnod Chwarae ac 20 mlynedd ers i Dîm Chwarae Plant Abertawe gael ei sefydlu, felly rydym yn ymuno ag Amgueddfa Genedlaethol y Glannau i gynnal ‘Hanes Chwarae yn Abertawe’. Yn ogystal ag weithgareddau chwarae sy’n addas ar gyfer pob oedran, diddordebau a gallu, bydd cyfle i roi cynnig ar chwarae a gemau o’r gorffennol neu gallwch gweld sut mae Abertawe wedi chwarae dros y blynyddoedd.
Neidiwch ar Fws Chwarae ar Olwynion, eisteddwch ar Long Môr-ladron Interplay, byddwch yn egnïol gyda Park Lives neu rhowch gynnig ar chwarae esgil, sgipio Ffrengig, neu amrywiaeth o chwarae amser hamdden gan brosiectau chwarae lleol – popeth am ddim!

Playday at Red Balwn Coch

Date/Time:  02/08/2017 All day
Venue: Red Balwn Coch Day Nursery LTD, Circle Way East, Llanedeyrn, Cardiff, CF23 9PZ
Contact: Stephanie-Mayy
Open to the public: No

Playday is celebrated annually on the first Wednesday in August, it is a campaign held to celebrate the importance of Play in children’s lives. At RBC we recognise the importance of play, we understand that through play we encourage children to communicate effectively, build relationships, develop their social skills further and so on, the list is endless! On Wednesday the 2nd of August we will be holding a Play Day, we will not be carrying out any structured activities within the setting and we will encourage free play both indoors and outdoors.

Each child can bring ONE toy of their choice into Nursery on this day, a record will be kept by staff of which toy belongs to which child.

Bargoed National Playday

Date/Time:  02/08/2017 11am - 3pm
Venue: Bargoed Park, Moorland Rd, Bargoed CF81 8PS
Contact: Laura Tams
Open to the public: Yes

Lot’s of fun activities for children, including a climbing wall, planting and fingerprinting by Gwent police.

Barmouth Play time

Date/Time:  02/08/2017 3pm
Venue: Pavillion Leisure Centre,Prom, Barmouth LL42 1NF
Contact: Cerian Morris
Open to the public: Yes

Different types of games, including bouncy castle, soft play, craft and cakes!

Vale National Playday

Date/Time:  02/08/2017 11am - 3pm
Venue: Windsor Gardens, Penarthm CF64 3YR
Contact: Joanne Jones
Open to the public: Yes

Various play activities including arts and crafts, sports, mud kitchen and outdoor games. The event is aimed at families.

Playday 2017 – 30 years celebratory event

Date/Time:  02/08/2017 10:00 - 3:00pm
Venue: Scolton Manor/Maenor Scolton Bethlehem Haverfordwest/Hwlffordd Pembrokeshire/Sir Benfro SA62 5QL
Contact: Damian Golden - Play Sufficiency Officer at Pembrokeshire County Council
Open to the public: Yes

Please see the attached posters for further information that include links for additional information.

Flintshire ‘Children’s Flash Mob’ – Celebrating 30 years of Playday. (To the sounds of 1987)

Date/Time:  02/08/2017 TBC at morning sites (10.30 am - 12.30 pm) and afternoon sites (1.30 pm -3.30 pm) at 60 locations
Venue: Flintshire county summer playscheme sites (In partnership with all local town and community councils)
Contact: Janet Roberts
Open to the public: Yes

We will be holding a countywide Flash mob!

Children attending all summer playscheme sites (Over 4000 children were registered for 2016 and a daily attendance of 1,200). The dances learnt by the children will have been taught to them in advance by our Playworkers on site (100+)

We will encourage the children to teach the moves to their families and friends and get them all down to site on Playday to join in! The playscheme take place on rec area, playgrounds, school grounds etc. across the county.

This aspect of Playscheme delivery is in partnership with Newdance and Flintshire County Council Play Development and Community Arts services

Oaktree Centre Playday

Date/Time:  02/08/2017 11.00am until 3.00pm
Venue: Christchurch Playing Fields next to The Oaktree Centre, Fforddlas, Rhyl, Denbighshire, LL18 2DY
Contact: Dawn Anderson
Open to the public: Yes

A fun filled free event to celebrate play in our community. Come along and join in the fun with lots of different games and activities to enjoy, including…
Den Building
Arts and Crafts
Messy Play
Cardboard Box City
Dressing Up
Forest Schools
Circus Skills
Ninja Training Camp
Badge Making
Bird Box Making
Computer Deconstruction
Giant Games
Forest School
Inflatable Bungee
and much much more…
Bring a picnic!!!!

Flintshire County Summer Playscheme 2017 – Children’s Countywide Flash Mob

Date/Time:  02/08/2017 Morning session and afternoon session times TBC
Venue: At various (60) locations across the county area
Contact: Janet Roberts
Open to the public: Yes

There were 4000 + children registered in 2016 at summer playschemes held across the county in 60 towns and villages. there were approx. 1,200 children attended daily for 2016.

We anticipate that 1,200 children will be able to participate in our ‘flash mob’ morning and afternoon on Playday. Playscheme take place in parks, play areas, rec grounds, school grounds and are provided by the local authority in partnership with local town and community councils. The children will participate in a flashmob, having been taught the moves by our Playworkers on site, who in turn have been trained by NEW DANCE organised by a joint collaboration of Flintshire County Councils Play Development team and Communities Events team