LeftCoast - Mereside At Play

Mereside at Play is a LeftCoast project that was designed to investigate the opportunities for creative play on the estate for early years children. Led by the residents of Mereside in partnership with Better Start the project took place over 12 months in 2016-17, exploring all the green spaces.

Events, workshops and unexpected happenings were held throughout the year, meeting artists, gardeners, storytellers and performers who worked with us to explore what we could achieve on the estate.

All the ideas, dreams and hair brain schemes were passed onto internationally acclaimed artist Nils Norman, the lead artist for the project, who turned all of the ideas into something unique for Mereside and its community.

Fore more information contact Laura Jamieson, Creative Engagement Manager, on 01253 477973 or email