Events

Playscape Autumn News 2023

The finishing straight! What a great Autumn we’ve had!  Not only did we have the biggest turn out ever for the Shelford Fun Run (plus the fastest finish), we also learned that our grant application to build the Wheelscape was successful.  Woohoo! Wheelscape Grant Awarded Thanks to a large grant from the FCC community action…

Shelford Playscape New Year Update

It’s been a while, so welcome to our update on Shelford Playscape, the Shelford Fun Run and Shelford Wheelscape. Wishing you a happy and play filled 2023! The Playscape Team Shelford Playscape Can you believe it’s over a year since the Playscape opened?  It has been a joy to see the place used so extensively…

Playscape: Voices and Volunteers

With the success of the Playscape under our belts, we are now looking at large grants for the Wheelscape, a small skate park designed by specialists for all types of wheels: from bikes to boards, skates to wheelchairs. This is a crucial element of the adopted Master Plan that grew out of major consultations and…

Construction update

The first few mounds have been handed over to the community and they’re already proving a hit! Sunbathing, picnicking, fell running (well, sort of!) – the community is proving to be most inventive with how they use them! The first lot of equipment has also now been concreted in place and we are waiting the…

Free pop-up event on 4 August

Human Table Football on August 4th 10am – 1pm, Great Shelford Rec Come test your skills on the free Human Table Football! It’s like football, except you’ll be strapped to sliders. Come try out with your friends and family, it’ll be a lot of fun and laughter for sure! There will also be our super…

Free pop-up event on 28 July

Climbing wall on July 28th 10am – 1pm, Great Shelford Rec Come test your skills on the free climbing wall! There is a restriction on height and weight, any participant must be minimum 1.5 meters tall and weigh at least 4 stone. But don’t worry if you cannot climb, then there’s our super mini-golf to…

Summer Pop-Up Events

Free activities every Wednesday over the summer holidays from July 28th 10am – 1pm, Great Shelford Rec The Parish Council are kindly sponsoring these events whilst the playground is out of action, offering a different activity each week: from bungee trampolines, to climbing walls (and may even some archery!), but that’s not all… Thanks to…

Latest Updates

Copse Have you spied the new magposts in the copse yet? These are posts with magnifying glasses set into them so would-be naturalists can study what they’ve found. The SSYI and Playscape team spent a very soggy Monday just before Christmas installing them, along with the new signs that the SSYI had made, plus sixty…

Playscape News – November 2020 Newsletter

Update from Shelford Fun Run 2020 Despite the fact we could not be together in the traditional sense this year for the Shelford Fun Run, our community were still to be able to take part virtually by walking or running their chosen 5k route and connecting with each other online. We had participants joining from…

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