Tag Archives : play

Whitleigh play parks get makeovers

A Plymouth play park has had a complete overhaul thanks to a partnership with a community group. Having joined forces with the Whitleigh Community Trust, the Council they have been able to replace all of the equipment in Milford Lane play area and make significant changes to the neighbouring play park in Norwich Avenue. A […]

Children enjoy the opening of the Milford Lane play area

Toy soldier set, German army medical service, 1936, O M Hausser and A G Lineol, Germany, c.1936 © Victoria & Albert Museum, London

Major new exhibition explores relationship between toys and conflict

A new exhibition opening at Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery on Saturday 6 February explores the role of warfare in children’s play from 1800 to the present day. ‘War Games’ is a nationally touring exhibition from the V&A Museum of Childhood and will be on display until 18 June. The show, which is designed […]

Eggcellent news for Eggbuckland as countdown to new play space starts

It’s out with the old and in with the new for children in Eggbuckland who are now counting down the days until they can play on shiny new equipment. Plymouth City Council has secured £40,000 of funding from developers as part of its Section 106 negotiations to transform facilities at Frogmore Field. A tired old […]