Summer Playcations 2021

Date: August 2021

For Summer 2021, Barra Culture have created Playcations for Barovians to enjoy arts and culture in their local neighbourhoods.

The playcations are completely free family-friendly mini-festivals and will be held from 11am-4pm in Barrow Park (17 August) Walney Community Centre (18 August) Cavendish Park (19 August) Hindpool Urban Park (20 August) and Ormsgill Playing Field (21 August).

People of all ages can enjoy music, get creative with drop-in arts and craft sessions, play drama games, take part in animation workshops, make noise from a chopping board orchestra, create poetry guided by expert practitioners – all in the heart of your ocmmunity.

The events are supported and run with Barrow arts organisations, artists and practitioners including Signal Film and Media, Art Gene, Full Of Noises, Theatre Factory and The Forum, feature musicians such as The Northern Chamber Orchestra and local saxophonist Emma Howarth, have Summer Playcation playlists courtesy of CanDo FM, with coffee available from The Well.

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