Fantastic for Families Directory
Your Directory for Fantastic Arts Providers, Venues & Organisations!
Discover arts and culture near you!
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.
Here, you’ll only find organisations that are committed to providing fantastic experiences for families, older audiences or both. We want families to have confidence and trust in their local arts and cultural offerings, and to know that they will receive a warm family welcome.
Use our filter to find the art-form and location you’re looking for…
What fantastic arts organisations are you looking for?
Organisations committed to meeting the Family Arts Standards
Organisations committed to provide superb experiences for older people
Current and past winners of the annual Fantastic for Families Awards
Artsdepot is a multi-award winning cultural hub voted Best Age-Friendly Welcome at the 2018 Fantastic For Families Awards, Best Family Venue 2017 at the Family Arts Festival Awards, and Best Independent Cultural Venue at the Dot London Awards 2016.
- North of England
balletLORENT is a leading UK contemporary dance company creating fantastical, heartfelt and beautiful dance that is inclusive and inviting. They tour the UK with wide-ranging and visually stunning productions that appeal to people of all ages.
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
BBC National Orchestra of Wales gave its first performance in April 1928 and occupies a special role as both a broadcast orchestra and the national symphony orchestra of Wales. The Orchestra is supported by the Arts Council of Wales.
The World's Greatest Classical Music Festival!' The annual BBC Proms will runs July - September each year with concerts, talks, workshops, family events and more, ending with the famous Last Night of the Proms at London’s Royal Albert Hall.
- East Midlands, East of England, London, North of England, Scotland, South East England, South West England, Wales, West Midlands
Big Fish Little Fish
Big Fish Little Fish has been helping parents be responsibly irresponsible since 2013 with family raves. Playing at nightclubs, Glastonbury, Camp Bestival, The V&A, The National Gallery, Pride, arts centres and festivals across the UK and Australia.
Circus is spectacle. Circus is invention. Circus is joy. Circus250 grew out of the UK and Ireland wide celebrations of 250 years of circus in 2018 and are a Community Interest Company dedicated to bringing circus to new audiences in unusual places.
- North of England
darts (Doncaster Community Arts)
The Point in Doncaster boasts a large, light-filled contemporary gallery space with a regularly changing exhibition programme, regular creative workshops for families to get involved in and a buzzing café serving home cooked lunches and cakes.
Dundee Contemporary Arts
An internationally renowned centre for contemporary art with two large gallery spaces, two cinema screens, a print studio, an award-winning learning programme, and a packed programme of events, workshops, classes and activities aimed at all ages.
Dylan Thomas Centre
The Dylan Thomas Centre in Swansea is the focal point for exhibitions, studies and events on Dylan Thomas.
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