Take a deep dive into our practice or find out about our latest projects with this selection of articles by Coney HQ and our wider network.

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Codename Violet – a project with Greenpeace and the Young Coneys

In this week’s blog we finally get to reveal something we’ve been keeping a secret – Codename: Violet. Made by the Young Coneys with Greenpeace.

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The Gossip Game: the impact of chance meetings

Coney makes play designed for meaningful impact, inviting our audiences to play in different ways across all kinds of pieces. Over the years we’ve made a lot of projects, each of which has its own legacy – anything from players’ experiences, to a…

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Admin Placement with Coney: Fengfan Zhou writes

Over the last month, we’ve been joined at HQ by another brilliant placement, Fengfan Zhou, an international student from the University of West London. She’s been learning about the internal workings of Coney, and helping us out on projects ranging from…

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My Coney Exchange experience: Bunmi writes

Our next Network Exchange is coming up this Sunday 30th September, and we’re looking forward to another afternoon with the lovely and creative people who make up the Network of Coney. An Exchange is an open, playful workshop for all kinds of artists and…

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Production Placement with Coney: Tingchi Chuang writes

This summer and autumn, Coney HQ is playing host to several placements. Among these is our fantastic Production Placement Tingchi, who has been part of Coney for the past few weeks working on Phoebe the Apprentice Ranger and other commissioned projects. Ting joins us…

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Could you restore a rainforest in 95 years or less?

This week’s blog was originally published on the School of Systems Change blog. In it, David Finnigan shares insights into the process of creating 95 Years Or Less, a game about living systems made by Coney and commissioned by Forum for the Future…

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Meet the Network of Coney

There’s nothing we like better at Coney than meeting new people and making things together – which is what’s so brilliant about our Network. The Network of Coney is a group of artists, makers, creative types and people who like what…

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Phoebe the Apprentice Ranger: Production shots

This week Coney launched a brand new family adventure: Phoebe the Apprentice Ranger, commissioned by Polesden Lacey National Trust. Opening day was fully booked with families, and we’re delighted so many people came along to share the adventure and help Phoebe with her ranger missions in the…

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Work experience with Arts Emergency and Coney

Last week was an exciting and busy one for Coney. We hosted our biggest fundraiser to date, A Night of Coney, where we welcomed 70 people from all walks of life to join and play a one-off piece of mystery…

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