Nils Norman & Assemble

Play Summit

Date: 12 Apr 2014 – 14 Apr 2014
Type: Talk

Play Summit is a three-day event with artist Nils Norman and art & architecture collective Assemble, which considers the state of 
play in Scotland and beyond. There are free talks, workshops and discussions, and a symposium bringing together leading thinkers and practitioners working in play from around the world, along with play ventures from across Scotland.

This will run alongside free outdoor play on Glasgow Green by Baltic Street Adventure Playground, a new project currently being built in Dalmarnock by Assemble. Together with PEEK and Playbusters, they invite families and children of all ages to come 
and play, build, enjoy a campfire and explore. Come prepared to get messy!

Saturday and Sunday include: PEEK, Playbusters, Tim Gill, Mark Halden, Ben Tawil, The Woodcraft folk, Play Scotland

Monday Symposium: Mike Barclay, Mark Halden, Tim Gill, Wendy Russell, Marcus Schmidt, Hitoshi Shimamura and Ben Tawil

Outdoor play on Glasgow Green: Baltic Street Adventure Playground, PEEK and Playbusters. 10am–6pm | FREE

Programme (Click here to view the full Symposium Programme)

Play Summit is a collaboration between Collective’s All Sided Games andBaltic Street Adventure Playground.

Baltic Street Adventure Playground is a VELOCITY project delivered collaboratively by ASSEMBLE and Create London and is funded by Creative Scotland, Clyde Gateway and Glasgow City Council.

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Event Times

Outdoor play on Glasgow Green: 
Baltic Street Adventure Playground, PEEK and Playbusters. 
10am–6pm, FREE


Glasgow Green, Winter Gardens, People’s Palace & Doges – Templeton on the Green