Fantastic for Families Awards 2019: And the winners are…Awards 2019 winners banner

Thank you to all of the shortlisted organisations putting on fantastic events for families across the UK, our panel of expert judges, and to all the families who voted for your favourite event organisers.

This evening we revealed this year’s winners at the Fantastic for Families awards ceremony at the Everyman Theatre in Liverpool.

Congratulations to the 8 winning organisations. And the winners are…

Best Family Event

The very best family events of 2018 with genuine appeal and suitability for different age groups attending or participating together.

Best Family Welcome

This award covers all areas of the visitor experience including staff welcome, the venue’s facilities, and strong communication of relevant information, creating a smooth and positive experience for families.

Best Family Venue

Suitability of the venue’s facilities for families, taking extra care to meet the needs of a wide range of families and provide a high quality of experience for those visiting the venue.

Best Age-Friendly Welcome

Recognising outstanding provision for older family members, including staff welcome, communication and the venue and its facilities in accommodating the needs of older people.

Audience Choice Award: voted for by families


To be in with a chance of winning at next year’s Awards, be sure to upload your family events to and check out the Family Arts Standards and Age-Friendly Standards.

> Add events to Fantastic for Families

> Sign up to the Family Arts Standards

> Sign up to the Age-Friendly Standards

11 February 2019