• 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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Closed for the Bank Holiday

24th August 2018

Play Resource will be closed on Monday  27th August 2018.  We will re-open at 9.30am on Tuesday 28th August.    

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New Workshops at Play Resource, Book Now!

15th August 2018

Get set for Halloween and Christmas? We are now taking bookings for our exciting 2018 programme of workshops featuring, spooky … Continue reading New Workshops at Play Resource, Book Now!

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Creative Paths Project of the Month – May 2018

31st May 2018

Creative Paths Project of the Month Group: Highfield Community Centre Date: February – April 2018 Artist: Anu Sundarlingam Welcome to … Continue reading Creative Paths Project of the Month – May 2018

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Play Resource Scrapstore
Look how creative Emy (one of Creative Sales Adviser) is!! Louis's costume is made from the scrap materials available in our Warehouse 😊
Play Resource Scrapstore
Hi all, I just wanted to give everyone an update on the appeal we lodged with the Arts Council earlier this year in respect to our 20% funding cut. Our appeal was upheld but unfortunately the Board did not reinstate ...
Play Resource Scrapstore
Fionnuala Duffin Artist/Arts Facilitation
Check out this years Lantern Parade 👻
Almost time for North Belfast Lantern Festival again...come see what we have been hard at work making with schools and community groups throughout North Belfast 😊
Play Resource Scrapstore shared Fionnuala Duffin Artist/Arts ...
Play Resource Scrapstore
Just arrived in the Scrapstore 2 sheets of Foam Board
5 ft x 10 ft
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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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