A day played in Battersea

A day played in Battersea

Last Sunday, Coney hosted a Day of Play with Battersea Arts Centre. This was an open event, open to all to play and make play, with a mixture of planned play and space for spontaneous ideas to erupt. We shacked up in BAC’s splendid Grand Hall for …


Looking for young playtesters: please pass it on

Looking for young playtesters: please pass it on

Coney is collaborating with Somethin Else and Preloaded in developing an exciting new game for Channel 4. We’re looking for people aged 14 to 19 to come to Coney HQ in Old Street, London, to come and playtest a prototype of the game so we can lear…


A Day Of Play in Battersea

A Day Of Play in Battersea

We’re hosting A Day Of Play, an open event, with and at BAC on Sunday 25th March.From 12.30pm at BAC we’ll be talking, making and breaking various things to play. Come from 12.30pm if you are also up for making some playful things in the spirit of…


Let Them Eat Jam!

Let Them Eat Jam!

A new community theatre piece by Coney and Rosehill Theatre is launching in Cumbria tomorrow evening that’s the result of many many weeks of interviews, conversations, cups of tea, scribblings, train travelling and (a little bit of) dancing. White…


A Show + Tell Salon on OuLiPo, scents, and things postal

A Show + Tell Salon on OuLiPo, scents, and things postal

Another Show and Tell Salon hosted on 22nd February by Alex Rowse and Tassos Stevens of Coney together with Paul Bennun and co from Somethin Else in a packed lunchtime room. The digest follows, a little belatedly as HQ has been stricken by various…


Calling all telephones: the Institute Of Telephonic Enumerators

Calling all telephones: the Institute Of Telephonic Enumerators

Here’s a phonebox graffiti spotted recently in West London. The Bullingdon oik who wrote this doesn’t know the value of a good BT phonebox, unlike our friends the Institute Of Telephonic Enumerators (IOTE). The IOTE need your help in mapping BT te…


A digest of last week's Show + Tell Salon, hosted by Coney & Somethin Else.


A window opens

A window opens

We’ve been doing some thinking about how Coney works inside and out. We reckon this blog is a good place for Coney’s HQ to reflect on what’s been happening in Coney projects, to report on open playful events that Coney is hosting, and to do some t…


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…