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Easter Casino was the first playscheme to take place in The Garage.  The Garage was based in Roscoe Street, around half a mile away from the Blackie; it provided a home for the Blackie during the first rebuilding programme. Left Dave Rickus and colleague staffing the door for the Easter Casino Playscheme dressed appropriately  The Idea The inspiration for the playscheme was 'The Sting' ; 'the film' of 1974. So the setting would be that of…

 

Created : Wednesday, August 19, 2020 - 19:01
Updated : Wednesday, August 19, 2020 - 22:10

 

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This is the fourth Blackie Reports and currently the last one.  It is somewhat longer than the others, eight pages as opposed to four and was run as part of Making a Difference programme.                 

 

Created : Friday, October 5, 2018 - 13:57
Updated : Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 21:28

 

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This was the third of four such Reports.        

 

Created : Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 16:42
Updated : Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 21:28

 

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This was the second of four such Reports.        

 

Created : Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 16:26
Updated : Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 21:26

 

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This was the first of  four such Reports.  It was the only one done using old technology  - that is the photos, cartoons,  etc were cut out and pasted onto the background .  

 

Created : Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 14:00
Updated : Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 21:29

 

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Created : Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 15:19
Updated : Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 15:19

 

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Merseyside Firsts Summer Tour  The idea was an expansions from the 1986 playscheme 'Liverpool Firsts.'  In this instance the idea was to take young people on visits to places where there had been a Merseyside First and make a video illustrating  it.  How it worked The Blackie visited 3 playschemes:- Garston Adventure Playgound;    Hoylake  Youth Playscheme (9th - Friday 11th);  The Old Friary, Fox Street (Tuesday 15th - 18th August).  At each…

 

Created : Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 16:07
Updated : Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 07:09

 

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Intro The majority of Themed Playschemes have been written up specifically for the Archive Website. This is not the case with 'Liverpool Firsts'.  Below is a Report which was written at the time.   It is unaltered apart from the condensing of some of the statistical information which in the original runs to several pages. This is also a playscheme where there are very few photos - the only workshop thoroughly photographed was The Liverpool…

 

Created : Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 16:05
Updated : Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 07:09

 

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The Idea The summer of 1983 saw a variation - but in some ways also a continuation - on that year's Easter Play Scheme theme of wool and weaving. The summer's Play Scheme took the theme of spiders and their own weaving techniques. The theme proved to be very fruitful with a total of over 4,000 attendances over 54 sessions and some truly innovative takes on the spider theme. How it worked The sessions ran afternoons and evenings on Wednesdays…

 

Created : Saturday, April 4, 2015 - 17:22
Updated : Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 07:11

 

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The Idea : Our 1987 Summer Tour (part of Merseyside Play Action's Artists on Playschemes Initiative) was based on the participatory exhibition 'Eat Your Art Out' held at the Bede Gallery Jarrow in February 1987. As at Jarrow the participants picked a letter out of a 'hat' and then chose a fruit or vegetable beginning with that letter.  They could then have a juice made with their fruit/veg plus two others; and/or pick an object beginning with…

 

Created : Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 15:54
Updated : Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 07:09

 

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