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Ashfield Play Forum aims to promote public appreciation of the
value of play in improving the quality of life for
children and young people in Ashfield ….

How to become a Member

Play Forum membership is open to all groups and individuals working with children aged 0 to 16 in Ashfield. For details on becoming a member please contact us at the above address, by phone or e-mail.

Supporting Play in Ashfield
by providing…

Supporting Play In Ashfield
By Providing following.

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Scrapstore

Members of the Play Forum can use the Scrapstore during normal
opening hours, we have a large selection of Fabrics, Ribbon,
Elastic,Cotton, Paper/Card, Plastics, Balloons
and lots more besides.

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Craft Materials

The aim of the Craft Materials shop is to
provideour membershipwith
the opportunity to purchasegood
quality, low cost craft
materials suitable for
use with children.

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Room Hire

Our Main Hall is fully equipped and we can offer
refreshment facilities, overhead projector, flip
chart stands, TV/Video and much more.
We have a ramp & accessible
toilet.

Play is also a right …

Article 31 of the United Nations Convention of Rights of the Child
(which our government has clarified) states (our bold italics)

Rights

Every child has the right to rest and leisure,to engage in play and recreational activities appropriate to the age of the child and to participate freely in cultural life and the arts

Promote child right

Member governments shall respect and promote the right of the child to participate fully in cultural and artistic life and shall encourage the provision of appropriate and equal opportunities for cultural, artistic, recreational and leisure activity.

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What Play Is

Play Is

Vital to the processes of human development Physical, emotional & spiritual Intellectual & educational development Acquiring social & behavioural skills.

Play Is

An essential part of every child’s life The mechanism for children to explore the world around them The medium through which skills are developed and practised.

Play Is

Any activity that is Freely chosen Personally directed Motivated from within

About Us

To meet our aims we support and promote the provision of positive and creative
play opportunities for children and young people in Ashfield …

With local people in play by…

  • Providing a central source of play resources,
    advice and training
  • Helping groups make the most effective use of
    their financial and physical resources
  • Providing information, advice and support to
    help develop and improve local play facilities
  • Organising meetings to share ideas,
    skills and problems.

With the wider public by…

  • Liasing with other parties with an
    interest or involvement in play
  • Raising public awareness of the
    value of play in the community
  • Organising events which promote
    good practice in playwork
  • Representing the interests of play
    in Ashfield at all levels
  • Promoting recycling and reuse of waste
    materials in children’s play
  • Promoting the rights of all children and youngpeople to have equal access to playopportunities.
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Office

Morven Avenue,
Sutton-in-Ashfield
Nottinghamshire. NG17 1AN

Phone

01623 441168

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Opening Hours

Monday

9am – 12noon

Tuesday

9am – 12:30pm

Wednesday

9am – 12noon

Thursday

9am – 12noon

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