BIG Porridge & Play
BIG PORRIDGE & PLAY GLASGOW is a unique three year project (2017-19), for families with children under 12 in Ruchill, Whiteinch and the Gorbals. BIG Porridge & Play takes place for 8-week blocks in April-June.
Big Porridge & Play is an expanded version of Porridge & Play, which developed out of our engagement with parents during our flagship early intervention project, LicketyLeap. Porridge & Play is based on the Licketyspit repertoire of 38 games, rhymes, songs, traditional streetplay and imaginary play.
BIG Porridge & Play Glasgow developed out of our DRAMATIKA Glasgow pilot (2015-16). Funded by the BIG Lottery, it brings families together in their local community centre for an 8-week block of Porridge & Play culminating in a Celebration Event and sharing.
In Year 2, we also had a Maryhill venue,
with funding from the Maryhill Housing Association.
We had a fantastic time delivering the first two years of BIG Porridge & Play Glasgow with wonderful families, who we stay in touch with through our Children & Families Network.
Watch our BIG Porridge & Play Year 2 Film!
Ruchill Community Centre, 671 Bilsland Drive, Glasgow, G20 9NF
St Francis Centre, 405 Cumberland Street, Glasgow, G5 0SE
Whiteinch Centre, 1 Northinch Court, Glasgow, G14 0UG