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Indoor Play magazine is dedicated to the UK’s indoor play sector!

After 10 successful years in the challenging world of print media, a decision has been made that the 10th year of Indoor Play magazine would be our last.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for being a loyal reader over the years and we hope that you have found Indoor Play both an educational and entertaining read!

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Issue 53 Winter 2019


Noticeboard A coffee-time catch up with what’s been happening in your industry

PLAYTIME breakthrough Sculptors at PLAYTIME say they’ve found a material unlike any other they’ve worked with in 20 years

Soft Brick thrives in diversityWarrington-based kit supplier talks through some of its latest projects and how it has altered its design outlook to match client demand

Head Over Heels in success Cathy Dunlevy and Ruth Whyatt unveil award-winning Manchester operators’ five steps to heaven

How is industry shaping up for the 2020s? We ask the operators of centres in York, the West Midlands and Northampton a series of questions about the state of the industry and how it continues to adapt to the changing world around it

It’s good to talk and meet and share and learnJanice Dunphy, chair of the family entertainment centre association sub-group of BALPPA, says that more participation can only make BALPPA and the industry stronger

Potters keep on plotting Ellis Potter at Riverside Hub tells us that the centre’s conveyor belt of ideas and innovation shows no signs of slowing down

Plastic’s not so fantastic Laura Fowler of Monster Parties says focus on the environment and in particular single-use plastic marks a sea-change for the sector

It’s never too late to boost your online presence Your business needs to have a robust online presence for myriad reasons, says Charlotte Ross, SEO specialist at Digital Marketing and SEO Agency Dojono.com

Are you up-to-date with your safeguarding training? The Child Protection Company advises that online safeguarding training can save your business time, money, and a lot of administrative headaches

The gen on Jen Jen Brennan is general manager of the new Safari Play siteand she was also recipient of the industry's employee of the year award in 2018

Shedding the right light on animals Award-winning Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm moves to conserve energy by installing LED lighting from Goodlight

Policy Watch Morton Michel’s Dan Weir takes a look at the most recent movements in politics and how they might affect the soft-play sector