Celebrating the Fantastic for Families Awards with 24 stories
Now in its tenth year, the annual Fantastic For Families Awards celebrate the wealth of fantastic creative provision for families and older audiences across the UK.
On this page you’ll find the shortlist for the annual Fantastic For Families Awards, celebrating the nominees by sharing their 24 Stories. These uplifting stories represent outstanding opportunities created by the arts and culture sector for families and older audiences to access creative opportunities and enhance wellbeing.
Discover incredible arts providers as you explore the 24 nominees this year. You can also find more fantastic organisations near you in the Fantastic for Families Directory.
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Discover 24 stories of inspiring projects
from across the UK
Best Family Arts Activity Shortlist
This award celebrates creative activities and events that have been developed for families.
Best Age-Friendly Outreach Shortlist
This category recognises age-friendly activities, events, projects and support for older people.
Audience Impact & Innovation Award Shortlist
This award recognises the achievements of creative organisations or cultural event organisers who have demonstrated innovation and adaptability to reach and make a difference to families in need.
Fantastic for Families
From festivals and theatre companies to galleries and museums, in our directory you’ll find 1000+ organisations bringing eye-boggling creative events, activities and initiatives to life across the UK.
Family Arts Campaign
Work in the arts industry? Find out more about our work to support you. Dive into our resources library, commit to the Family Arts Standards or create a Family Arts Network in your area.
Header: Motionhouse, Starchitects. Photography by Dan Tucker
Banner: Stand & Be Counted Theatre, Secret Summer
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