‘Manager of the Toy Library in Bulwell, Steve Parkinson has a rich knowledge about play in Nottingham. Employed by the council as a Play Development Worker for the city in 1986, Steve comments on the ‘remarkable play scene in Nottingham’ at this time and uses his experience to compare to current times. Steve talks about how playwork thrived in the voluntary sector and how Nottingham Play Forum was a real positive and powerful force.’