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Podcast: creating spaces for teenagers with Claire Edwards

In Episode 7 of the Ludicology Podcast Mike talks to Claire Edwards about the status of teenagers within the UK and how we might go about involving them in the production of public spaces that better meet their interests and desires. Continue reading…


Podcast: play sufficiency with Stuart Lester

Stuart Lester has been breathing life into the study play for a good few years now. He’s one of our very favorite trainers and educators; enabling new understandings of play and how we might live and work with play, playfully. Continue reading…


Podcast: playwork & public spaces with Theresa Burling

Episode 5 of the Ludicology podcast features another interview, this time with the wonderful Theresa Burling. Theresa has 25 years of play and playwork experience. Continue reading…


mike with playworker dave bullough

Podcast: playwork & public spaces with Dave Bullough

Episode 4 of the Ludicology podcast features an interview with our friend Dave Bullough, an experienced playworker and deputy manager of the AVOW Play Team (who are probably best known for running The Land adventure playground). Continue reading…


Podcast: parent led play initiatives

The theme for episode 3 of the Ludicology Podcast is ‘parent led play initiatives’ and was kindly suggested by FAMALAM via twitter (check out their website here: http://www.famalam.org/). Continue reading…