Canons House & Grounds

Playground Design Worksop with Studio Hare 

Are you a budding architect, designer or engineer? Want to learn more about how to design and build a playground? As part of The Canons House and Grounds Lottery project, Studio Hardie is putting on a series of 3 workshops for parents and children to get involved with planning and designing the new playground for The Canons. These inputs and designs will feed into the final design and build as part of the delivery of this exciting project.

These are free workshops aimed and children and their parents, hosted at Cranmer Primary School in the afternoon, and will include refreshments.

The three workshops will be:

1.            Initial Planning Workshop: Gather local data, find out about the site and its history and be play detectives through peer-to-peer research.

When? 8 November; 15.30-17.00

Where? Cranmer Primary School (what room + directions?)

2.            Design Workshop: Stretch your imagination beyond your previous knowledge and design mock-ups and models to understand scale and position.

When? 5 December; 15.30-17.00

Where? Cranmer Primary School (room + directions)

3.            Make Workshop: Trial the mock-ups on a site visit to the Canons.

When? One Saturday in March, date & time TBA

Where? The Canons House & Grounds

Please contact Mandy Walker at to register your interest.


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