Game of Spoons

Julian Gray

28th November 2020 - 30th November 2020
Banner reading 'The Game of Spoons', where the 'S' is in the shape of a spoon

How can people living with chronic illness translate their experiences to those who don't?

Via a board game, of course!

Artist Julian Gray describes himself as a ‘spoonie’ - someone living with a chronic illness, and he has been working with a group of disabled and non-disabled people to develop this board game. It takes the theme of ‘translations’ and creates situations where you'll need to decide which activities are worth spending your limited amount of energy on, in an attempt to finish the game with the most happiness.

This print and play game is designed for everyone to take part, spoonie or otherwise!

So, roll the dice, do a task and see what 'happiness points' you can earn.


What will it be? Game of Spoons will be a game that you can download and print at home.

Supported by Unlimited, celebrating the work of disabled artists, with funding from Arts Council England.


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