PlayBoard is an independent charity and the lead organisation for the development and promotion of children and young people’s play in Northern Ireland

Since its establishment in 1985, PlayBoard has been committed to supporting children and young people’s play through a combination of:

  • Service delivery and development;
  • Campaigning and lobbying;
  • Research, evaluation and awareness raising;
  • Working in partnership with others to put play on the agenda of policy makers and resource providers; and
  • Promoting best practice in Play and Playwork.

PlayBoard NI's Content

Event
Conference

PlayBoard NI

Play Matters because Play Builds Children
Belfast
Celebrating Playday 2019
News

PlayBoard NI

Playday is celebrated on Wednesday 7 August with events taking place across Northern Ireland to promote the importance of children’s right to play and get children out playing.
Fun summer activities
News

PlayBoard NI

To kick off summer we've compiled a list of activities for children and young people to try, whether the sun shines or not!
Event
Training/Advice

PlayBoard NI

This member event is suitable for those working within a school age childcare setting.
Belfast
Event
Workshop

PlayBoard NI

Free workshops for those working in school age childcare settings.
Belfast
News

PlayBoard NI

Do playgrounds in Northern Ireland allow your child (or adult) with disabilities or other needs, to take part?
Event
Training/Advice

PlayBoard NI

If you work in a school age childcare setting book your FREE place on our play training session in Strabane on 11 March.
Strabane
Event
Training/Advice

PlayBoard NI

Belfast City Council are funding exciting new Playwork Academies, designed in partnership with PlayBoard NI, to help playwork employers recruit and upskill playworkers.
Belfast

More Information

Type of Organisation

VCSE

Acronym

Leading the Play Agenda

Company Number

NI30225

NI Charity Number

NI104724

Team

  • Jimmy Gillen