Stories from the Scrapstore


November 24, 2015



Work and Play spent a very busy afternoon recently at the Wandsworth Professional Development Centre. Our good friend David Bowey has kindly allowed us to put up a big display showing off some of the amazing artwork that has been made from our materials.


This display has pieces made by our Trustee Catherine, Elizabeth who is dearly missed, Teresa, a long time volunteer, and Jayson and Freyja our...

November 19, 2015


We had a wonderful time joining in with the Streets Jazz Festival in Tooting on Friday 13th November.  Catherine and Sascha helped a large group of lovely Tooting locals - mums, dads, grandparents, carers and children of all ages create their very own jazz bear from our reused materials (fabric, card and paper scraps, discarded  pens and glue, sequin waste, old buttons, reused wool and bling). Th...

November 12, 2015


We're thrilled to introduce our new Trustee, Mariam Dee, who has been kind enough to share her thoughts on the Scrapstore and it's place in the Arts.


Is Work and Play Scrapstore at the Centre of the Creative Arts Industry?


Having provided capacity building support to charitable re-use organisations in the United Kingdom for almost a decade, I’m an advocate of the inclusive benefits of re-use. Sin...

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