• 14th-16th September: three days of games and play on London’s South Bank
  • 17th September: "Playing In Public", the Hide&Seek Weekender Conference

Keynote – the past and future of public play

Pat Kane

Pat Kane kicks off the conference with a survey of the intellectual, social & political context for public play, a glance at our Olympian present, and a brief glimpse of the future of civic spaces with play built in.

Pat Kane

Pat Kane is a musician, writer, consultant, play theorist and activist. He is the author of "The Play Ethic: A Manifesto for a Different Way of Living"(Macmillan, 2004).

Monday 17th September

Queen Elizabeth Hall