Now in its thirteenth year Spirit is a two day conference filled with inspiring keynote speeches, lively discussions, practical workshops, great food and networking opportunities for playworkers, play professionals and anyone interested in children’s play.
Who should attend?
New and experienced playworkers, play professionals, play therapists, students, staff and managers of play provision working in after school clubs, adventure playgrounds, integrated children's centres, youth services, anyone working face to face with children or with a responsibility for children's play.
We are delighted to announce we will be joined by the following keynote speakers:
Sir Patrick Bateson - Emeritus professor of ethology at Cambridge University and author of Play, Playfulness, Creativity and Innovation
Vaughan Gething AM - Deputy Minister for Tackling Poverty
Dr Ruth Hussey - Chief Medical Officer for Wales Gerison Lansdown - International children's rights advocate who drafted the General Comment on Article 31 of the UNCRC
Helle Nebelong - Landscape architect and president of the Danish Playground Association
Dr Mike Shooter - Former President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists Bernard Spiegal - PLAYLINK
A variety of workshops will be offered over the two days - the only problem will be deciding which to attend!