The Family Arts Standards are helping families to find arts activities that are suitable for all ages; they cover the basic considerations for families visiting an arts experience.
All event organisers that are signed up to the Family Arts Standards, whether they’re a theatre, an artist, an orchestra or a dance company, will provide some activities that all family members can enjoy together. They are welcoming to families, with helpful staff, good facilities and considered pricing. They give clear information to help families decide what is or isn’t suitable for them and their children.
Not every show or activity offered by organisations who hold the Standards will be suitable for families so organisations with the Family Arts Standards will provide clear information so you can decide what is or isn’t suitable for your family.
All Family Arts Standards organisers have a Family Profile on this website. You can also check their websites or contact them for more information. They may also use the Fantastic for Families badge to highlight family activities in their programme listings or online:
An organisation that displays the Family Arts Standards Badge will:
In exceptional circumstances, standards holders may not be able to provide all of the facilities included in this list. If this occurs it will be clearly advertised so families are aware of limitations when planning their visit.
What to do if your visit or experience does not meet the Family Arts Standards?
Is the organisation signed up to the Standards?
All organisations that are signed up are listed on this website. You can also check for Standards holders when browsing Fantastic for Families event - if an organiser is signed up, the logo will be displayed on their event listings.
Yes, they are:
Give your feedback to the organisation, so they can learn from your experience. They should offer a variety of feedback options so you could talk to a staff member, or use the suggestions box etc.
If you’re not happy with their response then please contact us by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
No, they are not:
Why not suggest they use the Standards to improve the experience they offer to families? You can send them here to find out more.
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