About Islington Play Association

Islington Play Association has been fighting for children’s rights for well over 40 years. We work closely with parents, carers and community members to ensure that the best possible environment is created for children and young people.

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About Islington Play Association

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Playday 2018

Playday 2018 is on the way! Islington is planning on having the biggest and bestest yet! Spread the word! Wednesday 1 August, 12-4pm at Barnard Park Adventure Playground, Copenhagen Street N1...
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Trump Baby comes to visit

The world’s media and a giant ‘Baby Trump’ balloon made by British protestors for the US President’s visit in July 2018 paid a visit to two of our adventure playgrounds...
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Summer Playscheme for Children aged 3-5

Paradise Park Children’s Centre is childcare with a difference! Every day is an adventure! Children shape their days to suit their interests, spending the day as a pirate, searching for bugs, building...
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Paradise Park Children's Centre

Our beautiful centre hosts a nursery with excellent outside play facilities and a myriad of family support and health services.

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Paradise Park Children's Centre

Our Spaces to Play

1,517 children attended IPA’s 6 playgrounds a total of 54,494 times in 2016-17 Source: Annual Report 2016

Why Play matters

Play is what happens when children are given the space to be themselves and explore their world, learning about what works and what doesn’t, in pursuit of their own intrinsic aims.

Why Play matters

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