In conversation with Emma Bearman of Playful Anywhere we talk about play, Leadership, being side by side rather than following someone who is in front. We talk about the power of provocation and discomfort, innovation and novelty.
Playful Anywhere CIC is a Leeds-based social enterprise with a mission to catalyse creativity, inventiveness and playfulness, where we work, live and travel.
They have a proven track record of delivering high-quality fun participatory events, programmes and activities. They have devised and delivered festivals, open space events, civic participation, networks, playful tech labs, young inventor programmes, building launches, panel events, team builds, place change activities, websites and community activities. They take care of the smallest detail, creating meaningful experiences whether it’s a one to one or a huge family festival.
They bring teams together to deliver high quality experiences, and have a long-standing reputation for excellence in culture and heritage, public art and realm, art and urban landscaping, fundraising, digital and social media engagement.
Blurring the boundaries between the physical and digital worlds, encouraging participants to get creative with all manner of media, from cardboard to code.