What is the Campaign about?

Welsh language information

The Family Arts Campaign is a national Sector Support Organisation funded by Arts Council England to raise family engagement with arts and culture.

Since our beginnings in 2012, we have focused on three main areas of work:

  • Increasing the amount and range of artistic work available to families
  • Increasing the quality of experience for families
  • Improving marketing to reach more families

 

We are here to support National Portfolio Organisations, museums, libraries, community groups, individuals, and anyone else looking to better connect families with arts and culture.

You can take part by signing up to the free Family Arts Standards and Age-Friendly Standards quality-marks, by attending training and events, or accessing our online resources library. You can also promote all of your family and age-friendly events for free as part of our Fantastic for Families  campaign.

Who is running the Campaign?

We are a cross-sector and cross-artform initiative steered by a consortium of ten organisations and trade bodies. Our lead partner organisation is The Albany.

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The campaign is overseen by a Project Board:

Helen Featherstone  Deputy Director, Yorkshire Sculpture Park
Cassie Chadderton Head of UK Theatre & Membership Development, UK Theatre
Charlotte Jones Chief Executive, Independent Theatre Council
Cath Hume Executive Director, Arts Marketing Association
Robert O’Dowd Chief Executive, Rose Theatre Kingston
Gavin Barlow Chief Executive/Artistic Director, The Albany
Matthew Swann Chief Executive, City of London Sinfonia
Mark Pemberton Director, Association of British Orchestras
Katy Spicer Chief Executive & Artistic Director, efdss
Anne Torreggiani Executive Director, The Audience Agency
Karla Barnacle-Best CEO, Discover Children’s Story Centre
Paula Graham-Gazzard National Coordinator, Contemporary Visual Arts Network
Helen Laws Head of Industry and Artist Support

Central co-ordination is led by a small team:

Anna Dever Head of Campaign
Clair Donnelly Project Manager

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Family Arts Festival Resources

Participant’s Toolkit

Your guide to getting the most out of being part of the Get Creative Family Arts Festival.

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Branding

Get Creative Family Arts Festival brand guidelines and logos for use on your marketing materials

> Download Branding


Digital

Download your free web banners (Gif files)

> Download animated banners


Other marketing materials

Including images for further Festival promotion: Festival patron Michael Morpurgo, competition images, App sample images.

Coming soon


Print your own

Fun googly-eye glasses (posters and ‘rate this event’ leaflet coming soon)

Download now


Rating materials

Ask your audience to rate your event: ratings leaflet, sample email & web button.

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Evaluation Toolkit

Family Arts Festival Evaluation and Audience Research Toolkit designed to  provide you with insights about the effectiveness of your activities and help you to plan events in the future.

> Download Evaluation Toolkit

To upload events for this year’s festival visit familyartsfestival.com/login

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