• Play Resource is the centre of creativity

    providing all the resources needed for your artistic needs.

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  • Play Resource is the centre of creativity

    Our resources include: recycled waste materials, art & craft shop and arts outreach programmes

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Membership is open to any constituted group working throughout Northern Ireland. Member groups include: youth clubs, schools, playgroups, church groups, youth clubs, nurseries, childminders, special needs groups and various community groups.

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Art &
Craft Shop

We offer an extensive range of low cost Arts & Craft products including all types of paint,card & paper, drawing & craft materials, adhesives, sports & games, and much more. These are all available to order online using our Click & Collect service.

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Our Scrapstore

Browse our huge array of exciting scrap materials available for members to collect for free from the Scrapstore. It is an Aladdin's cave filled with items such as card, fabric, wool, tubs, paint, foam, cones, lids, tiles, paper, tubing, furniture and lots lots more!

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We give member groups in Northern Ireland access to high quality and affordable Arts projects delivered by experienced Artists in their local areas. Bursaries are available to groups in rural areas and areas of social need of 60% towards Artist fees.

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Bank Holiday Closing May 6 2019

03rd May 2019

  Play Resource will be closed on Monday 6th May and will re-open at 9.30am on Tuesday 7 May 2019.

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Nature and Arts Workshops May 2019

21st March 2019

Artist Fionnuala Duffin  will offer a range of arts ideas for creative activities outdoors. Participants will get inspiration for integrating … Continue reading Nature and Arts Workshops May 2019

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3D Training at Play Resource

18th March 2019

Jim Russell’s training is always popular! Book early to secure a place.

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Play Resource Scrapstore
We have 6 of these computer tables available in the Scrapstore 🖥️⌨️🖱️

Ring Paul on 02890 357543 for more info ☎️☎️☎️
Play Resource Scrapstore
Photos from Play Resource Scrapstore's post
Michael has just brought in a great haul of plastic and foam pieces 🚚🚚🚚
Whoop whoop 🙌🙌
Play Resource Scrapstore
Bags of polystyrene pieces.... One bag per group!

We have a limited amount of these folks so be quick 🏃‍♀️🏃‍♂️🏃‍♀️🏃‍♂️

**Unfortunately we have no room to store these so can not be held over **
Play Resource Scrapstore
HUUUGGEEEE pieces of cardboard now in the Scrapstore 🙌

48" x 48" or 4ft x 4ft for those wanting imperial measurements 😜
'Long tubes and a scrap of material are all from the scrapstore. Cut to size and tied with a little string. I drew… https://t.co/x9sOvBG2Px
Quite a few of our members have been asking for large sheets of cardboard.

So here you go........ 😁😁😁 https://t.co/FQThEZWPNS

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