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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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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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HQ Fact File: Toby Peach

Coney’s programme is pretty large – we made 19 new things last year with 63 freelancers and the expertise of our 18 talented Associates. This Coney programme is underpinned by Coney HQ: 3 full time people, 1 part time person,…

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Why take games into workplaces? Systems Gaming with David Finnigan

This week, David Finnigan writes about Systems games for consultancy: what they are, how we make them, and (most importantly), why they work. We’ve started hosting lunchtime sharings and Coney Socials for those interested in this line of work – if…

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Small People, Big Protest: why bother?

A week today, Coney presents Small People, Big Protest at All Points East In The Neighbourhood. It’s a project made by Coney with families, to help small people respond to big ideas about the world. Georgina Bednar, an Associate of…

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Pass It On, a legacy of play

  Tassos Stevens writes: Bernie ’Blue’ De Koven sadly passed in late March, to the great playground in the sky. I was lucky to spend time with him last summer in conversation and making A Game Of Legacy, as one…

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Reviews Round-Up: The Droves

We are incredibly proud of The Droves Young Company, the reviews are in and audiences have been amazed, delighted and surprised since The Droves opened on Saturday. Here’s a round-up of what press and audiences have been saying. What the press have…

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REMOTE reviews round-up

Image: Richard Lakos Featured in Lyn Gardners Top Tickets, REMOTE is now in it’s final week at Camden People’s Theatre, the reviews are in and audiences have had their say. Here’s a run-down of who’s saying what – take a…

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Sketching and scratching: the process of making REMOTE

Hello, we’re Coney. As we’re running a kickstarter campaign to help fund our forthcoming production of REMOTE, Tassos Stevens – who’s a heady combo of writer and game-designer and director for this project – is writing a series of posts…

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