Regeneration games – how can public play contribute to community life?

A session at Hide&Seek Weekender Conference

Monday 17th September, 2012

11:15am to 12:00pm (GMT)

A new understanding of the role of playing together in public spaces is stimulating a range of projects and developments that seek to connect game culture with community life. The panel will share their perspectives on public play from the perspectives of design, academia, public policy and cultural curation. Can public play have a lasting beneficial impact on communities? If so, of what kind?

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Kate Kneale

Kate Kneale is the director of Marine Studios, a Community Interest Company based in Margate.

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Hannah Nicklin

Hannah is an East Midlands based theatre artist,interested in the digital world and eco/feminist/political activism.

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Shan Maclennan

Shan Maclennan is Creative Director, Learning and Participation at the Southbank Centre.

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john newbigin

John Newbigin is Chair of Creative England, and was previously Chair of the RSA network Screen England.

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Time 11:15am12:00pm GMT

Date Mon 17th September 2012


The Front Room, Queen Elizabeth Hall

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