had a wonderful evening screening Play Peterborough Now or Never – the film! at Metal yesterday. Good to see so many Peterborians reminiscing about the walks, exchanging ideas about play and enjoying the film. We are very grateful to Jay Gearing from Paper Rhino for it. And if you didn’t make it – its now online – you can watch it here
During our flash mob on Saturday one of the actions drew considerable attention and smiles. We asked participants to ‘draw a line with chalk, greet/wave and beckon people to follow you along the line’.
Continue reading Challenging the control of Public Space – with chalk!
We need your help to launch Play Peterborough Now or Never with a bang!
On Saturday the 5th and Sunday 6th September 2015, during Peterborough Arts Festival, we’ll be launching Peterborough’s first playful app.
Continue reading Planning to launch
Beta testing is ongoing… we cannot say much more apart from how very excited we are to see it come together…when it works – it really works!! watch this space for updates and mark date in your diary for the launch of Peterborough’s first playful app- it will take place as part of Peterborough’s Arts Festival on 5th and 6th September- more details will follow
We are getting ready to test Play Peterborough Now or Never! -the app…On Saturday 25th July – please join us to see the app come to life!
We’ll be at Metal’s chauffeurs cottage between 11am and 3pm. We’ll have a map to guide you and links to download the app from (on both android and iphones and if you haven’t got one of those – drop us a line and we’ll work out a way to make sure you don’t miss out). Please book on our eventbrite page so we get an idea of the numbers and do help us spread the word- we’d like to have as many testers as possible.
Continue reading Set for Beta Testing
Another full day of playing the city – a small but wonderful group of adult learners in the morning and ‘sense’ Peterborough group in the afternoon.
Continue reading smiling at neighbours and shouting in the square
Today we walked with two schools – in the morning the primary school kept us busy and in the afternoon the sixth form students entertained us. We learnt a lot more about playing peterborough from these experts in their field.
Continue reading schools playing on street corners
Our last ‘Open Walk’ (a few more invited groups due soon) before the App testing begins took place under sparkling sun.
We balanced on something or someone in the passageway by the tourist office, and walked backwards in silence in front of the Cathedral with the wind in our backs… and with an audience of astonished onlookers…
Continue reading sunny reflections