Tŷ Pawb is bringing an adventure playground into its gallery for its next exhibition, PLAY-WORK.

PLAY-WORK will centre on the relationship between adults and children, and on celebratory documentation of radical playwork since the 1970s at Wrexham’s world-renowned adventure playgrounds.

The core of the exhibition will be a playscape, designed and built in a collaborative process between the artists, Ludicology, Tŷ Pawb staff, our Play & Youth Support Team and Wrexham’s adventure playgrounds. Within the playscape will be a new commission by Morag Colquhoun, who has created textiles specifically for interactive ‘loose parts’.


Functional push-cart artworks designed by Gareth Griffith also feature. The carts have fabricated by children and staff from Wrexham playwork projects.

Additionally, The Voice of Children, a film by Turner Prize-winning collective Assemble, will be exhibited in the gallery.

Visitors are encouraged to play and interact with the exhibition, where Playworkers will be on hand to supervise.

Cllr Hugh Jones, Lead Member for Communities, Partnerships, Public Protection and Community Safety, said: “We can all relate to the need to play. The wonderful work that takes place in Wrexham to provide our children with play provision brings immense pride to the region.”

Businesses are now being invited to register an interest in sponsoring the exhibition to help facilitate engagement sessions within the exhibition itself and a conference towards the end of the exhibition.

The successful company or companies will have their logo/s included on promotional materials including gallery wall texts and printed handouts. The company/ companies will be acknowledged on all social media posts regarding the exhibition, including once sponsorship has been confirmed a specific press release announcing the sponsorship. VIP invitations to the exhibition opening and conference, with representatives included in any press photos will also form part of the sponsorship package.

If you want to register your interest in the sponsorship package or find out more, please contact 01978 292140 or email jo.marsh@wrexham.gov.uk by Friday, July 19.

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