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ScrapStore snapshotLooking for a source of versatile and low-cost materials?

ScrapStore offers a range of low cost, inspiring, adaptable, and ever-changing materials to help with your projects. ScrapStore materials are donated and recyled, so it makes your projects eco-friendly and good for the environment.

Buying supplies form PlayWorks also supports a charity to work with children in Nottingham.

Art Shop materialsLooking for low cost art materials?

Our Art Shop offers all kinds of arts and crafts materials to compliment the materials in our ScrapStore, so you can buy all your creative resources under one roof. As well as being incredibly competitive on price, any profit we make from the Art Shop and ScrapStore goes to fund our work, so it is a great way of contributing to PlayWorks whilst benefiting your pocket!

You don’t have to be a member to access the Art Shop, but membership allows you to access our full range of materials.


Student membership is just £5 per year. With membership you can get a basket full of ScrapStore materials for £4 or a shopping trolley full for £10! (does not include Art Shop materials).

Join today

Most Students can benefit from the materials provided by the ScrapStore! These are some of the courses current student members are on;

  • Fashion
  • Decorative Arts
  • Graphic Design
  • Fine Art
  • Photography
  • Primary & Secondary Education
  • Product Design
  • Textile Design
  • Childhood Studies
  • PGCE and more!

We also have a range of volunteering opportunities which are great for your CV.