A Small Town Anywhere


Shedding some light on Playful Communications at Coney

Shedding some light on Playful Communications at Coney

Hello there, I am Ellie, Coney’s Playful Communications Officer. It might just be the coolest job title I ever have. Just under a year ago, I put the finishing touches to my application for a job with the most mysterious of arts organisations, Con…


An outing for Adventures in Learning to the TES Resources Show

An outing for Adventures in Learning to the TES Resources Show

Coney’s Adventures in Learning team had a suitably successful weekend at TES Resources Show London. Other stalls may have had a rhino made of grass or a questionably realistic Jack Sparrow, but our stall looked great with shiny new posters and a 3…


Playday Melbourne 29th October

Playday Melbourne 29th October

There’s a Playday happening in Melbourne this Saturday 29th October. It’s centered around the National Gallery Victoria Studio but also out in Federation Square and beyond. It’s being co-hosted by Freeplay, Pop Up Playground, and the Society of Co…


The Astronautical Challenge, adventures-in-learning

The Astronautical Challenge, adventures-in-learning

We’re delighted that The Astronautical Challenge, the adventure-in-learning that we made in a co-production with our good friends Unlimited Theatre and Radiowaves, helped win a National Charity Award for Unlimited last night, collected by Jon and …


Small Town Travelling

Small Town Travelling

A Small Town Anywhere ran very successfully in 2009 in a co-production with BAC, but the beautifully spooky townspace that the playing audience inhabited was anything but small. This makes it much harder to tour than we’d like for a piece we still…


Mustang VS Mosaic at Bristol's IgFest

Mustang VS Mosaic at Bristol's IgFest

Over the last bank holiday weekend, Coney was present at Bristol’s marvellous Interesting Games Festival, aka ‘igfest’. Tassos Stevens and Ellie Robinson were there to represent Coney, with the game ‘Mustang VS Mosaic’ designed by them with online…


In Melbourne, On Travel

In Melbourne, On Travel

Coney’s been playing in Melbourne recently. I’d visited in January to speak at Transmedia Victoria, a conference organised by Christy Dena. The reception from various people and organisations to that presentation and the adventure-making workshop …


one brilliant sea

one brilliant sea

A message from Rabbit that was requested by one of the organisers of one of the demonstrations today in London, to be read out amongst many other messages from those who are not present. This message got pushed underneath our door this morning in …


This resounding, this is water

This resounding, this is water

Highlight from a remarkable David Foster Wallace address, which you can read here if you haven’t already. Rather inspiring for what’s coming up soon. Again, please don’t think that I’m giving you moral advice, or that I’m saying you’re “supposed t…