• 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

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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Arts
Outreach

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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Christmas Closing Dates

11th December 2018

Play Resource will be closing at 4.30pm on Friday 14th December at 4pm and will reopen again at 9.30am on Wednesday 2nd January 2019. We would like to thank … Continue reading Christmas Closing Dates

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‘Ticket to Ride’ – Play Resource Arts Project with Older People

19th November 2018

Play Resource with funding from the Arts Council of Northern Ireland has just successfully completed the first year of a … Continue reading ‘Ticket to Ride’ – Play Resource Arts Project with Older People

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Visit Ideas and Inspiration … get fresh ideas for Christmas.

01st November 2018

Many new craft ideas on display in our shop are being  posted to Ideas and Inspiration with a list of materials you … Continue reading Visit Ideas and Inspiration … get fresh ideas for Christmas.

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Play Resource Scrapstore
News Flash!! Cardboard Cones are BACK IN - don't forget we are closing on Friday 14th For Christmas ⛄️
Play Resource Scrapstore
Just a reminder that we are closing on Friday 14th December at 4pm for Christmas and reopening on Wednesday 2nd January 2019 at 9.30am. So come on in and stock up on your art and craft materials this week 🙂
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Many thanks to the Arts Council of Northern Ireland for funding our Cross Generational project between Bradley Manor and Holy Cross Girls and Holy Cross Boys Primary School. The mural created is mounted in the garden to create a vibrant ...
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Have a look at these lovely name plates! They were made by residents with dementia using scrap materials and shop products. The pictures were sent by Debbie Gibson, activity co-ordinator with Belfast Trust.
Play Resource Scrapstore added 3 new photos.
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Well folks today is my last day for a whole 9 months (eeeek scary biscuits 🙈🙈). If you have any queries regarding… https://t.co/JxapxsvH6i
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RT @B00M_Collective: Another lovely creative weekend @Project24NI. Lots of crafty bugs made @playresource. #schoolsoutforsummer https://t.c…

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