Welcome to our Blog for Playing Out… and Playing In.

Here you will find more information about our project, artists and the local people we are collecting stories from.

Welcome to Playing Out … and Playing In

Did you know that in 1948 Beatrice Street became the first Play Street in Merseyside, closed to traffic from sunrise to sunset, to create space in Bootle’s warren of streets and warehouses for local children to play.

Catching up with Pester + Rossi

We caught up with artists Pester + Rossi to talk about how they’ve been helping kids in Bootle to play (even when we had to play in, collaborating through art and dancing to Britney Spears….