• 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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8 Week Arts Training Course

09th June 2016

Brush up your Art Skills is back!!! It begins on Thursday 29th September and runs every Thursday for 8 weeks. … Continue reading 8 Week Arts Training Course

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May Closing Dates

05th April 2016

  Play Resource will be closed on Monday 2nd May for May Day and Monday 30th May for May Bank Holiday.

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Funny Bones …. there’s life in the old bones yet!

24th February 2016

Play Resource has been delivering high quality arts programmes for children and young people throughout Northern Ireland for over 20 … Continue reading Funny Bones …. there’s life in the old bones yet!

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Play Resource Scrapstore
Belfast City Council
Don't forget peeps that Belfast Rose week is on until Sunday so be sure to pay a visit to Sir Thomas and Lady Dixon Park this weekend! Enjoy your weekend folks!
Play Resource Scrapstore shared Belfast City Council's photo.
We have some unused rain ponchos in stock in our warehouse. Just ask Sean. When they are gone they are gone! https://t.co/58r38Ilhn0
Play Resource Scrapstore
Scrapstore items 2016
Anyone heading to a festival this summer? We have some unused rain ponchos in stock in our warehouse....20 per group. Just ask Sean when you are next in. When they are gone they are gone!!!
Play Resource Scrapstore at Play ...
Play Resource Scrapstore
Scrapstore items 2016
Furniture now in the scrapstore
Play Resource Scrapstore added 2 new photos to the album: Scrapstore items 2016 — at Play Resource Scrapstore.
Play Resource Scrapstore
parrot | Pop Goes the Page
Why not let the kids make their own little Parakeet puppets?

All the materials can be bought in our Art & Craft shop...minus the toilet roll tube... :)

Parakeets puppets made from recycles cardboard tubes. Fun kids craft idea.
Play Resource will close on FRIDAY 8TH JULY at 4.00pm and will reopen on THURSDAY 14TH JULY at 10.00am. https://t.co/W6IEuN5zIf

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