Expand your knowledge

Family Arts Campaign provides quality learning opportunities to help you present families with fantastic experiences.

You can explore our learning resources to help you piece the missing pieces of your puzzle together. Dive into our toolkits, explore our accessibility resources or watch a webinar.

You’ll find any upcoming events here, plus digital training tools, research papers and guides that we have commissioned and collated from across the sector.


Training and learning opportunities
to support your work…

Webinars, Symposiums
& Conferences

We organise both a Leadership Symposium and Family Arts Conference biennially. Our Conference is the UK’s largest family arts and culture conference.

We also run Webinars to support your work. We will update this page with any upcoming events. You can also sign up to our Newsletter to receive updates.

Resources created, commissioned and
collated to help guide your organisation…

Toolkits & Guides

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Build advocacy and support for your family work with Audience Finder

A free data analysis programme from our partners The Audience Agency

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Pricing Family Events: guidance for arts organisations

Baker Richards offer practical guidance for pricing family arts experiences.

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Content Guidance Communication for Family Arts Events

Find out what families think about content guidance for family arts events.

Family Arts Festival Evaluation and Audience Research Toolkit

This toolkit has been created for the Family Arts Campaign by Catherine Rose’s Office, for use by organisers of family arts events.

The Big Draw: Young Organisers

Ideas for young people organising a Big Draw event for people their age.

The Big Easy Draw

Ideas for first time Big Draw event organisers or those who want to keep it simple.

The Flybox Game: to develop family offers and communications

The concept behind the game is to encourage players to think about their family offering

The Big Draw: Draw Tomorrow

Ideas for organising a draw tomorrow themed Big Draw event...

Family insights
and research


Key Learnings from the Network Ambassador Programme

A year on from our initial Network Ambassadors programme, we’re pleased to be continuing and building on our work with Family Arts Networks and Network Ambassadors across the UK. We take a look back at the key learnings from the initial three year programme.

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Dreaming of a digital Christmas? – Indigo Ltd release Christmas Online survey results  

Since March 2020, Indigo has been continuously gathering data directly...

Research shows how families find events online (Facebook is the most popular social media platform) and how they prefer to engage (actively rather than watching).

New research: Family engagement during Covid-19

Research in partnership with Crystallised about family engagement

Attitude is Everything: State of Access Report

This report examines the barriers faced by Deaf and disabled people when trying to book tickets for live music events

Flexible Family Tickets

A brief guide to how museums can create flexible family ticketing.

Arts Connect: Family Access Scheme

Results and analysis from research into hard to reach families by Carol Jones at The Audience Agency.

The role of family in shaping adolescent cultural engagement

A CultureCase summary of this pay-to-view research on family and culture by Ghent University, Belgium.

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and build partnerships

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