Fantastic for Families Awards
The Fantastic for Families Awards celebrate the wealth of outstanding creative provision for families across the UK.
The annual awards are open to UK-based cultural organisations or cultural activity organisers, providing creative opportunities, activities or initiatives. The awards include categories for families and older audiences.
For the 2023 Awards, we celebrated our shortlist by sharing their 24 Stories of Family Arts engagement from across the UK. The winners were announced on 22 November in our Online Awards Ceremony.
Applications for the 2024 Awards are not yet open. Dates to be announced.
Awards News & Case Studies
Fantastic for Families Awards Winners Announced!
These award-winning organisations represent the outstanding opportunities created by the arts and culture sector for families and older audiences to access creative opportunities and enhance wellbeing.
Winners to be announced in… Fantastic For Families Virtual Awards Ceremony
Join Family Arts Campaign on Wednesday 22 November at 6.30pm to discover the winners of this year's Fantastic for Families Awards.
Fantastic for Families Awards Shortlist Announced!
Family Arts Campaign celebrates this year’s Fantastic for Families Awards nominees by sharing their 24 Stories of Family Arts engagement from across the UK.
Giving families space to learn and bond through aerial skills
The Flying Families programme from Scarabeus Theatre is an innovative way in which families can come together to learn, bond and spend quality time together through aerial skills.
Fantastic for Families Awards 2023: Apply by 6pm on Mon 31 July
Fantastic for Families Awards celebrate the wealth of outstanding creative provision for families of all ages across the UK
How Sage Gateshead reached new and existing families throughout the pandemic
Eleanor Mooney tells us about how Sage Gateshead’s Family Programme overcame challenges to reach new and existing families throughout the pandemic in innovative ways.
Bringing the gallery experience to life: sensory tours from MK Gallery
Rosie May and Sophie Bennett from MK Gallery tell us how their sensory gallery tours were created and delivered, to increase inclusivity and accessibility for audiences with diverse needs.
Taking Families Out and About: Imaginate’s ‘Family Encounters’
Noel Jordan, Festival Director of the Edinburgh International Children’s Festival, tells us about how the organisation met the challenges of the 2021 Edinburgh International Children’s Festival during the Covid-19 pandemic.