London Adventure Play Awards

30 September 2015

Adventure playgrounds - schools - play streets - play schemes - community settings

Enter the 2015 London Adventure Play Awards

Deadline extended to 5pm Tuesday 6 October


We've had a good response to our adventure play awards but some entrants have had technical hitches with their submissions and have asked for a bit more time. So in the interests of fairness, we areextending the deadline for everyone until 5pm next Tuesday 06 October.

That means there is still time to enter! Great prizes, categories for schools, adventure playgrounds, play streets and any other settings which offer children open access to adventurous play.

Entering is as easy!

1              Download an entry form here

2              Get the children at your school/play street/adventure playground/playscheme/other play setting tomake a two minute filmabout why they think their setting is fantastic.

3              Send the film and the form into us here at London Play by5pm Tuesday 6 October

All entries shortlisted for an award will be invited to a fun, free awards event to be held at the Prince Charles Cinema in Leicester Square on Wednesday 28 October - where all the films will be shown on the big screen!

Thanks to the Big Lottery Reaching Communities programme for supporting this event.

For more information and to download an application pack, please click here


Award categories

1 London Adventure Playground of the Year (Adventure Playgrounds only) For the best overall adventure playground in London.We are delighted to confirm that the sponsor of this main award in 2015 is again Adventure Playground Engineers (APEs) who will donate £500 of materials and help the winners design and build an adventurous new addition to their playground.

2 Coolest Place to Play Award: Sponsored by the Worshipful Company of Fan Makers, this award recognises the adventure playground or playscheme in London which offers kids the coolest place to be during the long hot summer. Prize is £500 in cool cash for play setting improvements.

3 Inventiveness Award: Recognising creative approaches to play provision. The prize, from Timberplay, is a set of play hay bales (to a value of £350) 

4 The Janet Dalglish Play Street of the Year Award:The winning street will receive £500 to contribute to a fantastic on-street celebration - thanks to the Big Lottery's Reaching Communities programme.

5 Most Adventurous Play Offer in a School: Sponsored by eibe.For the school that goes the extra mile at playtime - eibe will donate a set of straw play huts to a value of £1,300

6 Best Film:For the most Oscar-worthy cinematic performance - fame and glory will be yours forever!


With best wishes from the team at London Play

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