We believe that play is transformative.
Play unlocks creativity and generates ideas. It encourages wonder and curiosity, connection and reflection. Play re-energises and reinvents, and allows us to see the familiar with fresh eyes.
Our workshops and events give adults space to rediscover the power of play.
Games galore and fun unlimited - Improv Saturdays are a great way to get more play and laughter into your life:
Improv Saturdays (£14) at Clifton Village Hall, Newall with Clifton, Otley LS21 2EX
10am - 12.30pm
Sat 28 September
First Sunday of the month 7 to 8.30pm £2
North Bar Social, 8-10 Bondgate, Otley LS21 3AB
Light-hearted, fun and friendly improv. Take part or just watch and enjoy. All welcome.
Next Jam: Sunday 3 November
New Comedy Improv courses
Starting September 2019 at Prince Henry's Grammar School
Improv is a great way to unlock creativity and increase spontaneity. Learn step by step how to do it. You don’t have to worry about how funny or imaginative you are – you’ll be amazed at what you come up with. You’ll be playing improv games and creating stories in a supportive environment, and there’s always lots of laughter.
Already done some improv, and want to take it to the next level?
Mondays, 7-9 - improvers
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We are Mel Taylor and Jessica Penrose of Playful Being.
Playfulness and creativity have always been important to us, and we know how transformative play can be for adults in this busy world.
We'd love to share with you what works for us - come to one of our events and workshops, book us for your workplace or sign-up to our newsletter to get updates and be part of our community of playful beings.
Mel Taylor and Jessica Penrose
"Playfulness opens you. It lightens your heart. It's a way of being - of being yourself, completely, and, if you feel like it, being more even than that." Bernie de Koven