A Map, a Riddle, and an Old Quest…

It was on a sunny morning in September that I set off to begin my first ever Out to Play residency. I have long been fascinated by traditional stories, and the histories they represent, and have been striving as a participatory artist to create work that is socially engaged and explores topics and issues that […]

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A Tale of Two Playgrounds…

Blog by Sophie McCabe Out to Play ran in summer 2021 in two fantastic Glasgow Southside Schools: St. Albert’s and Pollokshields Primary.  The two nearby schools had vastly different playgrounds – St. Albert’s has a bigger expanse of areas to choose from and lots of ‘wild’ nature areas.  Pollokshields has two compact, mainly concrete playgrounds, […]

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All the more reason for going Out to Play

In the summer of 2020 the clouds parted for a brief moment to allow for Eco Drama to work with two primary schools for Out to Play CPD. In a time of uncertainty, due to Covid-19, we came together (safely of course) with staff from St Anne’s and St Albert’s Primary schools in Glasgow. We […]

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Out of Lockdown and Out to Play at East Park School!

The year 2020 has undoubtedly been one of the most challenging and unsettling years in many of our lives.  These times have impacted everyone but also had a significant impact on young people, especially those who live with learning difficulties, disability or life-limiting medical conditions.  In this blog, I’d like to share some positive and […]

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