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Emma Bearman


Emma Bearman

Chief Cheese, Playful Anywhere CIC

Emma's professional bio / interests

Instigator of joyful mischief

I’d like help with…

Connecting people Community building Place making Engagement Fun How to say yes to stuff Being an encourager of others ideas Ideas around animating places, online or offline. Empty shops, sites in transition, meanwhile spaces, community places, high streets, offices, online spaces. Twitter Playful & creative ways to engage all ages

An interesting, or unusual fact(s) about me…

I can do a fine piercing builders whistle which can stop people in the middle of a busy high street

I live in


A career highlight

Alan Bennet once referred to my community work on a radio show ‘Apparently there is a Lady Mayoress of Armley’ - full story available if you are intrigued





Joined Guild

May 15, 2022