A short film made for BBC television news about the Playing Out movement that is sweeping the UK has been viewed more than 8 million times on social media.
Playing Out is the movement for street play...Read more
Playing Out, a grassroots project to enable children to play in the residential streets where they live, has become one of the most influential initiatives in the UK play movement – inspiring or directly supporting...Read more
Instead of penning them in and shrinking pizzas, let children play outside with their friends – and not just for the exercise – says children’s play expert Rob Wheway.
Obesity is an environmental issue, not a...Read more
This week saw a milestone in the UK street play movement, with the publication of three new reports. Here, Tim Gill, the author of one of them, reflects on the research, and its significance for...Read more
Despite problems with the pilot scheme, Edinburgh’s Playing Out Streets scheme is to be extended, reports Florence Snead of the Edinburgh Evening News.
A street play scheme in the Scottish capital, Edinburgh, is to be extended...Read more
The short film, ‘Singing Streets’ shows children playing and singing freely on the streets of Edinburgh in the 1950s, when the city had a scheme known as ‘Play Streets’: where streets would be closed for...Read more