The Summer play-scheme is on! Come and join us…rain or shine.

Wednesday 26th July until Sept 1st 2017: 10-4pm.

Closed Monday 14th August for training, and will open at 12.30. 

Fun activities for all including:  Thursday 3rd August BIG climbing wall 2-4pm.  Must have signed consent to climb.  Friday 11th August:  Orinoco scrap store creative playday (11-3pm).  Check back here for update on activities.

Entrance is free, and we welcome donations to help us stay open!

We are a small charity run by volunteers, and always welcome ideas and volunteers to help raise funds. 

SOAP is closed on weekends and Bank holidays.

 We realise from the online reviews that the restricted opening has caused disappointment and problems for some.  We are sorry for this. SOAP is hired out at the weekend to raise funds to keep it open free of charge to all children after school and during the holidays.  We don’t want to have to charge children to use the playground at these times, but we do need to raise money for upkeep and playworkers.
Thank you for your understanding. 

Come and join the fun, meet new friends, be outdoors, and be fit for play!

It’s free, and we welcome everyone!

(SOAP is run entirely by volunteers, donations appreciated to help fund playworkers and activities).


All children 7 yrs+ must register this year (2017) to stay unaccompanied at SOAP.  SOAP is an open access playground and children can come and go as they choose.  We are not a registered childcare provider.  Registration forms are available at the bottom of this page.  PLEASE ENSURE SOAP HAS UP TO DATE INFORMATION FOR YOUR CHILD IF THEY ARE UNACCOMPANIED.

Looking for a party or meeting venue?  Are you a teacher?  Why not take your class outside for the day?

See our hire page for more detail.

SOAP is a charity run by local volunteers.  We promote outdoor, active, inclusive play because it’s fun and good for you.  We beleive that all children regardless of background should have access to exciting outdoor play opportunities.  Please donate to help keep SOAP open to all.

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