Events

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…

Playscape News – September 2020 Newsletter

Shelford Fun Run 2020 – Final Chance to Log your Virtual Run! Support Great Shelford Playscape and stay active, by registering, running and recording your personal 5k for our virtual fun run this year. Whether you’ve a favourite route or you’d like to follow one of our suggested runs, you can take it at your…

Playscape News – August 2020 Newsletter

Playscape Answers Your Questions With the reopening of our village playground, we can imagine that many community members are wondering about Playscape’s progress to build a new playground. We’ve received some very good questions from the community, so we thought we’d answer them here! Q: You’ve been working on this for over five years; why…

Playscape News – June 2020 Newsletter

Shelford Fun Run 2020 – We are going ‘VIRTUAL’! We had really hoped to bring you a ‘live’ 5k Fun Run in September, but we are very mindful of the current coronavirus distancing measures, and the possibility that restrictions on mass gatherings may continue for some time. So, if we can’t all do it together,…

Playscape News – November 2019 Newsletter

More funds for an Inclusive Playscape We were delighted to receive a generous donation of £5000 over the summer and raise a further £4400 from the fantastic Fun Run in September. This is great news for our campaign to bring an inclusive and inspiring playscape to the Village. Master Plan Progress The new services transformed…

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