Scotland’s 1st Play Convention

Play Matters!

Following on from National Playday on August 2nd, with the theme CELEBRATING PLAY to mark 30 years for this event, there is more good news.

Unpacking Loose Parts Play.

ELPA is hosting a fantastic event here in East Lothian, supported by Musselburgh Area Partnership. Open to education staff, support staff, Early Years Practitioners, Youth and Children’s Workers, Health and Well-being and private practice professionals, Childminders, Parents and Carers – anyone interested in finding out more about the benefits and nature of Loose Parts Play….to book, follow the link:¬†Unpacking Loose Parts Play

The Unpacking Loose Parts Play event in East Lothian has 150+ booked places already also. Taking place on Monday 28th August in Musselburgh, the event has a tremendous line-up and will provide answers to many questions around open ended play, it will share inspiration and ideas to help participants develop this amazing resource and highlight excellent practice already taking place here in East Lothian.

Speakers include  Kirsty Wilson of Scrapstore Bristol (PlayPods), Theresa Casey, President of the International Play Association, Kelly Clarke, Loose Parts Play Development Officer for Support from the Start Haddington and organised through Stacey Marko, Play Specialist and East Lothian Play Association ELPA.


Play Scotland is very proud and exciting to announce it will be hosting Scotland’s first Play Convention in October.

Scotland’s 1st PLAY Convention.

With a great line up of speakers, the Nancy Oven Awards and many exhibitors, there is no doubt this is going to be a wonderful event to attend. To book, click on link below.

Play Scotland, 1st PLAY CONVENTION, Edinburgh