We celebrated the opening of a new Bright Space at HMP Bronzefield, in Surrey, on 18th October 2018. This is the fifth prison Bright Space opened by us, and we now have 65 Bright Spaces throughout the UK. The Bright Space provides a child-centric, enriching play environment in the prison visiting area. It is designed …Read More
The Bright Horizons Foundation for Children officially opened the first of two Bright Spaces with the Depaul charity in Brent on 26th June. The Bright Spaces provide beautiful play environments for homeless mothers and children, who are being supported by Depaul. The Bright Spaces will be used by homeless single mothers and their young children, …Read More
We officially opened a new Bright Space for children at the ellenor hospice in Dartford on Wednesday 14th February. The Bright Space is a carefully designed creative therapies area for children with life-limiting or life threatening conditions to engage in play and music therapy, and find comfort and distraction from pain or distress. “Creating a dedicated …Read More
The Bright Horizons Foundation for Children officially opened a new Bright Space for children at Salisbury Women’s Refuge on 1st February 2018. The Bright Space is located within the family room at the refuge and provides an inviting and homely play area for the children. It includes a home corner for role play, books, art …Read More
In this short video, our Bright Space Manager talks about her experience of creating Bright Spaces.
The Bright Horizons Foundation for Children officially opened a new Bright Space at Brixton Prison on September 22nd. The Bright Space is located in the children’s area of the family room at the prison, and provides a welcoming and child-friendly environment in which children can relax, play and build relationships with their families. Abby Sloan, …Read More
The Bright Horizons Foundation for Children officially opened a new Bright Space at Isleworth Crown Court on September 19th. The Bright Space is located within the family waiting room used by child witnesses prior to entering court, where they can also be interviewed or review their Achieving Best Evidence interview. The renovation includes …Read More
The Bright Horizons Foundation for Children is delighted to announce an extension of its partnership with Refuge, the domestic violence charity. The Foundation has provided Refuge’s outreach community workers with mobile Bright Spaces to provide enriching play opportunities for children of all ages, when their mothers are accessing outreach services in their communities. A top concern …Read More
The Bright Horizons Foundation for Children celebrated the opening of a new Bright Space at Eve’s domestic violence refuge in Northamptonshire on August 18th. The Bright Space, which was designed by the children living at the refuge, has transformed the garden into an enriching and fun environment for play and relaxation. It includes new surfacing, a …Read More
It sounds fun and good for kids, you can play with water. There’s chalkboards and chalk. There will be mirrors so you can see yourself and coloured windows so the sun shines through them and the window will shine colours. Thank you. -Female refuge resident, aged 8, talking about her new Bright Space garden.