Each year, a wide range of resources are available to support Playday event organisers. From promotional postcards and event posters, to event planning guidance, there’s plenty available to help make your Playday event a success!
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Click here for campaign and event resources.
We realise that some Playday event organisers like to produce their own promotional materials. If you would like to request the use of the Playday logo for these purposes, please contact us. We require proofs prior to print whenever the logo is featured, which can be approved quickly by email.
A Welsh version is also available.
It has everything you need to know to organise a large-scale public event, and is equally useful if you’re organising a smaller event – just pick and choose the bits that you need.
Download the Get organised! guide [1,348KB PDF]
The guide includes 9 chapters:
- What’s Playday [152KB PDF]
- Event ideas and play [204KB PDF]
- Funding your Playday event [162KB PDF]
- Planning your Playday event [140KB PDF]
- Getting the details right [284KB PDF]
- Working in partnership with your community [98KB PDF]
- Getting publicity [138KB PDF]
- Developing a campaign [141KB PDF]
- Useful organisations and websites [110KB PDF]
Guide to holding an inclusive event
This guidance has been produced by Mencap for Playday to help organisers plan a Playday event that the whole community can enjoy.
Download Playday: Your guide to holding an inclusive event [1.04MB PDF]
Making community events playful
Play Wales has produced this useful guide to help communities run playful events on Playday and all year through. From simple low cost ideas to top tips to make your community more play friendly every day, the guide will help make sure your summer play events have something for everyone.
Download: Making community events playful [726KB PDF]
Let us know
Are there further resources that could help you organise your event? Please send us your suggestions to help us plan for future years.