Weekend of Play
Haringey's second Weekend of Play
20-22 April 2018
It is official - playing out together is good for our communities and definitely good for our children. Download the Playing Out Report (PDF, 340KB)
For Haringey's second Weekend of Play, children and families are invited to come to a play event or head to their local park for some free fun from 20 - 22 April 2018.
Remember to check with your child's school - they may be running an event for parents/carers and children to join in on some essential fun and networking.
Download the Weekend of Play 2018 leaflet (PDF, 850KB).
Photographs and comments
We are asking people who attend any of our events to share their photos via Twitter.
Please use the hashtag #weekendofplay and let us know which event you were at!
Organisation running the event
|Somerford Grove Adventure Playground, Park Lane Close, N17 0HL||Adventure play for all - challenging, safe and fun! Big swings, giant slide, jumping off platforms, crash mats, campfire, climbing, running, skipping, chasing, hide and seek.|
|Basic Adult Dance Group|
Downhills Park, N17 6AP - meet near the children’s play area
|Inter-generational dance workshops for children and all the family, picnic.|
|Albert Road Recreation Ground, N22 7XL|
Tennis, basketball, mini tennis. Free for children.
|Bowes Park Community Association||Finsbury Gardens||Giant board games and craft activities using seasonal foliage|
|Lordship Rec Hub near the outdoor gym||Family rounders/kwik cricket games for everyone. Plus we want to develop a Women's 5-a-side football competition - anyone interested? This would be open to local women of all abilities.|
|Wheely Tots||Lordship Rec Model Traffic Area||Balance bikes, chalking and story. Parent child sessions for over 2s up to 5 years old enjoy first steps to cycling gaining balance. Adults can try out our cargo bike. Building fun and cycling from early years.|
Alexandra Palace Boating Lake, N22 7AY
|Joyful treasure hunt/activity trail to explore flowers and plant life in the park|
|Finsbury Park Track and tarmac, Endymion Road N4||Fun for all the family - including cycling on the track and tarmac. All ability cycles available, plus tea and cakes!|
|Markfield Park, N15 4RB||Inclusive, accessible, sensory messy play. Music, face painting, bonfire and games. Food and drink available.|
|Commerce Road Association of Residents and Tenants||Commerce Road Ball Court, N22 8EE|
Fun play with lots of toys, hula hoops and face painting in the ball games area and the grassed area at the side. Picnic for all!
Furtherfield Gallery, Finsbury Park, N4 2NQ
|Design your own giant rabbits and draw them on Finsbury Park by walking your rabbit route using GPS software in this artist led workshop.|
|Lordship Sport and Activities Consortium (external link)||Lordship Rec Hub - near the outdoor gym|
Fitness Football Session - two trainers will be here to help improve your fitness by using football training techniques. Tips for all
|Tottenham Green, Town Hall Approach Road, N15||Pollination Party event within the market for ages 2 to 12. Plus: bee face-painting, bug and bee hotels, arts and crafts, planting wild seeds|
|They are Here - Furtherfield||Furtherfield Commons, Finsbury Gate, Finsbury Park, N4 2DE|
Come and join in a community spring planting day in the garden space. Contact the group via email: email@example.com
We are inviting participants to build insect hotels which they can take home with them or leave to contribute to the garden.
|New London Performing Arts Centre (external link)||Highgate Wood, N6||A celebration of contemporary dance and a picnic|
The Weekend of Play 2018 is supported by Haringey’s Obesity Alliance, aiming to tackle childhood obesity in a fun and practical way by promoting healthier living.
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Watch this space for updates and more information.
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