The Case for Playful Engagement

Considered, well-designed community engagement is important, not just for social value and a more equitable society, but also makes better economic sense (in the long run). As has been stated, building houses is an easy area for conflict. It is a jump to a binary

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League of Creative Interventionists

Way back in the summer of 2019, when ‘got the city on lockdown’ meant nothing more than boy band ‘Blue’ sneaking into your Spotify, I was awarded a ‘Developing Your Creative Practice’ grant from Arts Council England. Under the lofty title ‘Creative Interventions for Social

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Always Working with Artists

Play:Disrupt has grown from a theatre company. Creativity and collaboration is at its heart. Our projects can bring together storytellers, technologists, neighbourhood planners and social value experts to meet a brief. Outside of specific projects, we commission creatives to play with open invitations, to offer

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The inside of a Participation Box with multicoloured envelopes

Participation Packs

We’re all grasping for new ways to engage. Just as Zoom becomes the new normal, so video call fatigue sets in. There have been some great developments made in digital engagement, from community centres built with game engines to quickfire playful survey tools, these are

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Colston Road in Easton

Create As A Community

It was just over a year ago that the statue of Edward Colston was toppled in Bristol during anti-racism protests. The conversation about Coslton’s legacy in Bristol has been alive for many more years prior, relating to the statue and the many streets and buildings

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