• 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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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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March Closing Dates

19th February 2016

                     March Closing Dates Play Resource will be closed on Thursday 17th March … Continue reading March Closing Dates

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Funny Bones
Our Arts and Older People programe 2016 'Funny Bones' which was funded by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland. Special thanks goes to artists Anna O'Kane and Anne Quail as well as Loopland Fold, Cityway Day Centre, Families Beyond Conflict, ...
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How to make DIY stamps and stamp pads!!


Why spend money on expensive stamp pads when you can make them for yourself at home! Great for playdates, parties or just because :)

Jen x
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Arts Council of Northern Ireland
Arts conference addresses the art of wellbeing for older people in Northern Ireland, with delegates and speakers celebrating the successes of the Arts Council's Arts & Older People Programme which has supported 100 projects over the past 6 years
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RT @ArtsCouncilNI: Just spotted #ArtsAgeNI2016 is Belfast's top trend! The power of the arts...and older people of course https://t.co/7KgA…

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