26 January 2018

Fantastic for Families Awards: shortlisted organisations announced!

Fantastic for Families Awards: shortlisted organisations announced!
Fantasic For Families

2017 has been a busy year for families! We'll be celebrating at an awards ceremony on 1st March, recognising all the fantastic organisations who put on excellent events, welcomed families into their building, thought about the needs of older visitors, and considered the caring responsibilities of their staff. There'll be at least one Award presented in each of the below categories. Well done to the below organisations who have been shortlisted by our expert judging panel.

Best Family Event Award

  • balletLORENT for Rumpelstiltskin
  • British Ceramics Biennial for The Clay Pit
  • Busy Parents Network for Bournville BookFest 2017
  • The Lowry for The Topsy Turvy Family Arts Festival
  • MishMash Productions for Smile
  • Mousetrap Theatre Projects for Family First Nights
  • Royal Albert Hall, BBC Proms & BBC National Orchestra of Wales for Relaxed Prom
  • Wild Rumpus for Just So FestivalTaking Flight Theatre for You’ve Got Dragons

Best Family Venue Award

  • artsdepot
  • Compton Verney Art Gallery & Park
  • Dylan Thomas Centre
  • Liverpool Philharmonic Hall
  • The Point (darts)

Best Family Welcome Award

  • Battersea Arts Centre & Turned on Its Head
  • darts | Doncaster Community Arts
  • MishMash Productions in partnership with Inspire: Culture, Learning and Libraries
  • Seven Stories | The National Centre for Children’s Books
  • Turner Contemporary

Best Age-Friendly Welcome Award

  • artsdepot
  • Chichester Festival Theatre
  • Manchester Museum

Best Family-Friendly Workplace Initiative

  • Donmar Warehouse
  • Prams in the Hall
  • soundLINCS
  • Stellar Quines
  • Tangled Feet


Audience Choice Award

To be announced on 1st March at the Fantastic for Families Awards Ceremony!


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