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Playbox is in Moortown


Back in July we selected the Lingfield community in Moortown to enjoy a week of free play, based on their stated desire to bring the people together through play at the new venue The Lingfield Centre. A representative team came and visited Playbox whilst it was in Rein Park in Seacroft, hosted by the brilliant LS14 Trust,  and came up with the idea to theme some of the activities around super powers!

The Playbox is now residing at the back of the carpark and will be opening its doors daily for free play for young people their families/carers.

Monday: Come build dens fit for super heroes with our playful team (Emma Upright and Christopher Ryan Smith Whicker) and artist Kevin Hickson. 

Tuesday: Bring your device and make cartoon super heroes v super baddies stop animation with artist Alison Smith. (Whilst we have some devices we ask people to bring your own smart phone/ipad to record video on. Download the imotion app in advance if you can).

Wednesday: Code Bugs and Super Doodling Robots… with Claire Garside

Thursday: Be the best Robot/SpaceCadet you can and join our cosmic disco with Boomchickaboom.  Please bring some spare parts/tin foil and we’ll help you get cosmic!

Friday: Learn junior reporter skills and tell a story about the people and place of Moortown with artist Alison Smith. (Whilst we have some devices we ask people to bring your own smart phone/ipad to record video on. Download the imotion app in advance if you can)

Saturday: Make your super hero capes and learn how to take a super powerful selfie with Generate Leeds and Maria Spadafora. Face and henna painting.

Sunday: Time to bring your super culinary skills together for a community picnic. Bring a dish to share!

Notes for playful participants…

  • We are outside the Lingfield Centre in the Carpark towards the back. We are delivering OUTDOOR activities so please come dressed appropriately – waterproof capes and masks or even full on neoprene body suits!
  • Bring your Breeze Cards. We’ll also be fashioning super hero medallions with all participants
  • We ask that families/carers remain with their young people and get stuck in!
  • The Project has been made possible thanks to a Play Enabling Grant from Leeds City Council

We are sponsored by Cramscene Hauliers and Brian Clegg Art Supplies. #LittleBrian #PaintSticks


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