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About two and somewhat months ago, I wrote a blog about the future of The Nursery. Because we want to keep you informed and we never seem to do the same thing for very long. I let you know that we had started to meet specifically to address the structural...

What does joy mean to you? Joy is so important to me, because for the first thirty years of my life I really struggled with it. I have a long history of depression and anxiety, exacerbated by issues with my identity. When I transitioned I deliberately chose 'Joy' to be part...

With the nights coming in (in the UK), the global situation still so uncertain and people just as in need of community and play as ever, the Nursery/Maydays collaboration made some more changes and tweaks to our classes in response to your feedback.  This is what we have been up to: Clearer...

I firmly believe that improv is not just for grown-ups. Why should we get all the fun of making up nonsense, meeting new friends, building confidence, being utterly silly and connecting with other people who all support and laugh with each other no matter how different we are? Doesn’t that...

Without me even really noticing, board games have always just been a part of my life. First Backgammon with my grandad, a pirate game called Buccaneer with my family, then later all-night Risk games with some school friends. And as an adult, Lords of Waterdeep with an ex and Dominion...

It’s autumn already, and that means, amazingly, we have been doing online classes for six months. From scrambling to release our first few online drop ins, to our first courses, the  intensive programme over the summer and now a full winter teaching programme, this year has been, shall we say,...

About two weeks ago I told you about the current restructure of The Nursery, roots and all. As this Friday 18th September we will be hosting a Town Hall style meeting for people to tell or ask us anything about The Nursery present or future, my mind has gone wandering to...

It's not the same. It will never be the same. That said, there are possibilities.  I miss making people laugh, as I'm sure you do. I miss when something twinkling and different comes into someone's eye, or someone looks like they're farting silently, and you know you did that to them....

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