02 March 2018

Fantastic for Families Awards 2018 winners announced!

Fantastic for Families Awards 2018 winners announced!
Fantasic For Families

UK’s most family-friendly arts and cultural organisations recognised

  • Winners of the national Fantastic for Families Awards 2018 have been revealed at an awards ceremony at Carriageworks Theatre in Leeds
  • Eight awards were presented across 5 categories, judged by a team of experts in arts and culture for families
  • 12 organisations were recognised across the Awards which included Best Family Event, Venue and Welcome

The Fantastic for Families Awards Ceremony took place on Thursday 1st March 2018 at the Carriageworks Theatre in Leeds, recognising outstanding contributors to arts and culture for families. Awards recognised the most engaging events for families taking place over the last year as well as highlighting the outstanding organisers amongst the huge variety of organisations welcoming families across the UK.

Awards also recognised those who have considered the needs of older family members visiting an event, as well as organisations who have responded to the caring responsibilities of their own staff.

And the winners are:

Best Family Event Award

  • British Ceramics Biennial for The Clay Pit
  • The Lowry for The Topsy Turvy Family Arts Festival
  • Royal Albert Hall,BBC National Orchestra of Wales and BBC Proms for Relaxed Prom

Best Family Venue Award

  • Dylan Thomas Centre

Best Family Welcome Award

  • MishMash Productions in partnership with Inspire: Culture, Learning and Libraries for their run of Smile

Best Age-Friendly Welcome Award

  • artsdepot

Best Family-Friendly Workplace Initiative
In association with Parents in Performing Arts

  • soundLINCS
  • Tangled Feet

PLUS: The Fantastic for Families Audience Choice Award went to:

  • Big Fish Little Fish Productions




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