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Creative Climate Coalitions: Playful Activism at UCL

Associate Director Toby Peach writes on his time spent exploring Playful Activism with staff and students at University College London.

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The Parent Trap: exploring trust in healthcare

Coney Maker Zoe Callow shares her research-to-making process for one of The Trust Games, a suite of games we made to explore factors at play in building or eroding trust.

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From climate anxiety to climate agency

Coney Associate Director Toby Peach unpacks the programme we’ve been developing for young people with international climate activists Greenpeace.

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Last Night of the Pleasure Fair – an interview with Georgina

Coming up this Saturday 23 November, we’re hugely excited to present Last Night of the Pleasure Fair – an evening of entertainment, interactivity and games around the theme of London’s counter culture. Last Night of the Pleasure Fair draws inspiration from the Bartholomew Fair – a trading…

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An internship with Coney: Lorraine Morrissey writes

It’s always a joy to welcome new faces at Coney, and one of the ways we do this is through placements here at HQ. This autumn we were fortunate to be an internship host for De Montfort University’s Graduate Champions…

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Fund art to save the rhinos

This week, Becki writes about what happened when the Arts Council asked the Young Coneys for advice – and why we’re always learning from them. Read on to find out what this crackly and creative group of young people think…

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Playing for your Audience; the digital vs analogue dilemma – Arlo writes

This summer, we’re playing host to another brilliant Production Placement at Coney HQ, Arlo Howard. Arlo has been working as an immersive/interactive director/creator for six years developing a particular interest in accessibility and the power of play, and is currently investigating…

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The Glass Kettle: an interview with Kathryn Beaumont & Tassos Stevens

Back in the very hottest week of July, ARC Stockton supported a week’s research & development, sharing practice between actor, maker and psychotherapist Kathryn Beaumont, and maker (and Coney’s director) Tassos Stevens. Bringing together Kathryn’s expertise as a maker and…

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Meeting you where you are – Tabletop games with Coney

Coney play games with lots of people, for lots of different reasons, but always with the hope of making small bits of change across the world. We’re a charity – so 80% of our things were accessed for free last…

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