Tried and tested workshops.


We’ve crafted these learning workshops over 13 years to maximize community involvement in the design and build of each playscape.

Designing for Real Workshops

Our Designing for Real workshops put learning at the heart of the design process, giving stakeholders the chance to come and play and have a real influence on the design of your new play space.

Designing for Real


Build-it-Yourself Workshops

Over the course of the day our innovative workshops involve kids, big kids and grown ups in building their own play equipment; stuff they’ll enjoying playing on for years to come. Using craft techniques and traditional tools we build and install the features together (while smuggling in a bit of learning on the side as we create curriculum links to what we’re doing together).



Sustainable Carpentry Course

You could integrate our 2 week sustainable carpentry course alongside a build project for one of your products. Training up to 12 young people that could lead to apprenticeship opportunities in your company. Interested? Get in touch to find out more and choose which of our equipment you want to build. Then, you pick the time and place and we’ll bring along our van stacked with larch and chestnut poles, a trailer full of tools and a shelter to keep us dry. All we ask of you is buckets of enthusiasm, hands on help and a bit of muscle