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In this section you will find information about webinars, workshops and conferences organised by Play Wales.

 

We will also share information about events that are relevant to the play and playwork workforces that are being run by other organisations. This does not mean that Play Wales endorses these events.

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Play Wales events

See our upcoming events here. Follow the links for more information and to book a space.

Events

Play sufficiency – understanding your role in the statutory duty Play sufficiency – understanding your role in the statutory duty

Location

Eirias Park rugby ground, Colwyn Bay

Date & Time

15-05-2024 / 9:30am - 4:00pm

Cost

£0

A partnership conference delivered by Play Wales with local authority play sufficiency officers

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Events organised by others

Events that may be of interest to the play and playwork workforces. Follow the links for more information.

Events

Parents Connect Wales – the journey so far…. Parents Connect Wales – the journey so far….

Location

Online via Teams

Date & Time

27-02-2024 / 10:00am - 11:00am

Cost

£0

This is an online launch event for the Parents Connect Wales hub.

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Events

Play streets for community development Play streets for community development

Location

Online

Date & Time

28-02-2024 / 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Cost

Free

This event will explore the importance of street play to children and communities.

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Events

UK Play Safety Forum: Benefit-risk and the new ISO UK Play Safety Forum: Benefit-risk and the new ISO

Location

Online

Date & Time

29-02-2024 / 1:00pm – 4:00pm

Cost

£0

This webinar will help play and leisure professionals understand and use a new international standard on risk management in children's play.

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Other Event

21st National Playwork Conference 21st National Playwork Conference

Location

The Cavendish Hotel, Eastbourne

Date & Time

5/6-03-2024 /

Cost

£235 – £300

This annual conference is aimed at play practitioners and those with an interest in children’s play.

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Events

Out of School Childcare Conference and Awards Ceremony 2024 Out of School Childcare Conference and Awards Ceremony 2024

Location

Online

Date & Time

06-03-2024 / Evening

Cost

£0

This event is aimed at recognising and celebrating playworkers, volunteers and managers in supporting children to play and families to prosper. It will also feature guest speakers who will discuss aspects of playwork and out of school childcare.

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Events

Study day on adventure playgrounds in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Study day on adventure playgrounds in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Location

Auditorium, Municipal Archives of Lyon

Date & Time

06-03-2024 / 9:00am - 5:00pm

Cost

Free

This event will explore aspects of adventure playgrounds, focusing particularly on the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, France.

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Events

National Play, Playing & Playwork Conference Australia 2024 National Play, Playing & Playwork Conference Australia 2024

Location

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

Date & Time

08-10/03/2024 /

Cost

$825 AUD (earlybird) - £900 AUD

This three-day in-person conference aims to cover the latest good practice in play and playwork.

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Events

Early Years and Children’s Rights Early Years and Children’s Rights

Location

Online

Date & Time

19-03-2024 / 9:30am - 12:30pm

Cost

£0

This half-day course is aimed at practitioners working with children under 7 years old or with their families in a range of settings.

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Other Event

Outdoor Classroom Day Outdoor Classroom Day

Location

Worldwide

Date & Time

18-05-2024 /

Cost

Free

Outdoor Classroom Day celebrates making time outdoors part of every child’s day – schools around the world take lessons outside and prioritise playtime.

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Events

National Children’s Day UK 2024 National Children’s Day UK 2024

Location

Throughout the UK

Date & Time

12-05-2024 /

This is a national day of celebrating children and raising awareness of the need to protect children and young people's rights.

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Events

6th Philosophy of Play Conference 6th Philosophy of Play Conference

Location

Faculty of Education, Complutense University, Madrid, Spain

Date & Time

3-5/06/2024 /

Cost

€75 to €200

Save the date for this 6th international conference, which is all about ‘Postcolonial Approaches to Play Theories and Practices’.

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Events

gofod3 gofod3

Location

Cardiff City Stadium, Leckwith Rd, Cardiff

Date & Time

05-06-2024 /

Cost

tbc

gofod3 is designed especially for people involved in Welsh voluntary organisations.

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Events

Playday 2024 Playday 2024

Location

Across the UK

Date & Time

07-08-2024 /

Cost

£0

The annual day for play in the UK.

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Playful Childhoods

Play Wales’ Playful Childhoods campaign aims to help parents, carers and community groups provide more opportunities for children to play at home and in their neighbourhoods.

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