Playday 2015


What is Playday?

Playday is the national day for play in the UK, traditionally held on the first Wednesday in August. Playday 2015 is on 5 August. It is  a celebration of children’s right to play, and a campaign that highlights the importance of play in children’s lives. Playday is coordinated by Play England, Play Wales, Play Scotland and PlayBoard Northern Ireland.

Playday Events 2015

Playday Events are being held around the country on 5 August. Check out the list to find Playday events in Devon and Cornwall. If you know of any that we’ve missed, or any in Dorset please add the information below in the comments section!


Belmont Park, Exeter

Presented by Exeter Children’s Centres

12noon – 3pm. Arts, Crafts, Cafe, Music, Bouncy Castle and more.

For more information contact Whipton Children’s Centre 01392 464754


Bishopsteignton Recreation Ground

10am – 4pm. Facepainting, bouncy castle, games, crafts and story time.

Contact Kim 01626 870170


Plymouth Hoe

Hoe Road, Plymouth, PL1 3DE

11am – 4pm. A wide range of free activities for children and young people.

Contact: Claire Giffard 01752 253345


Boscawen Park, Truro

Play Day Events on all day

11am – 12 noon Mr Wacky

12 noon – 1pm Richard Ready

1pm – 2pm Coz the Clown

2pm – 3pm Professor Kevin Hargrave

All day: Bouncy Castle


Liskerrett Community Centre

The Liskerrett Community Centre, Varley Lane, Liskeard, Cornwall, PL14 4AP

10/08/15 10am to 2pm.

Bouncy castle, facepainting, craft activities, stalls, storytelling and music.



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