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Playmania
Meet the Team

Gill

Director

I’ve worked here at Playmania since 2005.
I trained as a nursery nurse many years ago and have worked in lots of different childcare settings including schools, nurseries, crèches, play centres and children’s holiday clubs.



Louise

Director

I have worked here at Playmania since 2005.
My previous roles involved business admin and management in Sheffield City Council. Outside of work I enjoy playing tennis and taking my dogs out for walks.



Karen

Management

I started working here in 2005 when we opened and my first role was as a party host, I have worked my way up and I am now one of the managers.



Sarah

Management

Joined in October 2008, started as a pot washer, party host, servery, reception, then as a supervisor and now a manager!



Rebecca

Management

I am the newest addition to the management team, my previous roles have been with Sheffield City Council managing various sports and activity schemes. I have always worked with children and enjoy new challenges.



Joanne

Cleaner

I am the cleaner here at Playmania and love my job. I love to cool down with a nice cold slush after my shift!



Lynne

Relief Cleaner

I recently joined the cleaning team this year, I spend my spare time with my grandchildren.



Leah

Animation Team Leader

I have trained in musical theatre from a young age, as a performer I have worked in professional and amateur performances around the UK. I love working for Playmania and the opportunities it presents including the themed parties.



Elyse

Animation Team

I have recently joined Playmania as part of the Animation Team. I am also currently studying A Levels.



Kayleigh

Animation Team

I am part of the animation team. I am currently preparing for my Diploma in Musical Theatre for which I have a great passion.



Laura

Animation Team

I have worked at Playmania while finishing off my degree and now am using the skills I have developed to their full effect.



Amy

Animation Team

I am currently studying a degree at a university in Sheffield, working at Playmania at evenings and weekends.



Mica

Animation Team

As a performing arts student I have recently joined Playmania and love performing and running activities.



Hannah C

Animation Team

I am studying Musical Theatre, Triple Threat at the University of Chichester and am hoping to pursue a successful career in the arts. I am an incredibly hard worker that loves working in a team and helping others.



Ellesse

Play Crew

I started working in the kitchen on pots and food running and I have just started a Customer Service Apprenticeship. Colleagues say I brighten their day...



Emma

Play Crew

I am one of the longest running members of staff, having worked her 9 years. I love to get involved with our activities including Breakfast with Peppa.



Libbie

Play Crew

I have recently started working at Playmania and hope to be trained up in many areas including servery, party hosting, private birthday parties as well as pots and food runner.



Jackie

Play Crew

I work at Playmania as well as Tankersley St Peter School and I love it. I adore working with kids and do lots of different jobs at Playmania. I am a mum to 2 girls and children definitely brighten up my day so I have the perfect job. We at Playmania are like a big family.



Demi

Play Crew

I am currently studying biomedical science at University. I started working here almost 3 years ago during my A levels I have been trained on almost everything and enjoy being part of the team.



Charlie

Play Crew

I am doing a 12 month apprenticeship in Customer Service. I get to do a bit of everything and meet lots of different people. I love for my job and enjoy it to the fullest.



Callum

Play Crew

I am the only male team member here at Playmania... holding up the fort for all the male characters and hero's.



Annette

Play Crew

I have worked here for 9 years and have done pretty much every job in Playmania. I have lots of experience in the business world and used to be a manager at Littlewoods.



Sam

Play Crew

I am the weekend receptionist and balloon artist.... I like to make it perfect for all our guests.



Teresa

Kitchen Team

I have worked here now for 7 years and worked my way up to Kitchen Manager. It is hard work but very rewarding and I’m learning new skills every day. I love my Playmania work family.



Judy

Kitchen Team

I have worked here now for nearly 3 years. I have lots of experience and am now a Kitchen Manager which I enjoy doing and feel very rewarded. My team mates say I make the best cakes in Barnsley.



Gill

Kitchen Team

I have worked here now for 18 months as a Kitchen Assistant/Cook. We are a good team and have lots of fun inside and outside of work.



Diane

Kitchen Team

I have a number of years of experience in the catering industry and have just started my role here at Playmania.



Julie

Kitchen Team

I am the new recruit and hope to bring my outgoing and bubbly personality to Playmania.



Michelle

Kitchen Team

I have worked at Playmania just over a year now and am learning new things all of the time, including baking.



Rosa

Kitchen Team

I am currently away at Derby University studying forensic science, doing casual shifts when I am back.



Holly

Kitchen Team

Newest member of the kitchen team, starting her training as a pot wash at weekends while studying.