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  • Fantastic for Families is evolving: Our last summer holiday of event listings...

    Fantastic for Families is evolving! This September, the site is turning into a Directory of all the best family-friendly arts and cultural organisations and venues across the UK. This is to help ...

    7/13/2022 1:58:02 PM
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  • Guest blog: Mama G's Family Pride Party

    It's Pride Month! A time for us to celebrate that families across the UK and the world are beautifully diverse, and that there's space for each individual to be themselves. To mark the month, we're sp...

    6/23/2022 3:56:45 PM
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  • Fantastic Family Festivals

    It’s festival season! What better way to immerse yourself and your family in creativity than by going to a festival?

    6/2/2022 3:11:09 PM
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  • Sound Symphony - music for and with Autistic young people

    During Autism Awareness Month, we started chatting with our friends at Oily Cart (ring a bell? They were among last year's Fantastic For Families Awards winners!) about their latest project: Sound Sym...

    5/25/2022 5:44:50 PM
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  • February’s fascinating animals

    Spring is just around the corner, and at Fantastic for Families the animals are out of hibernation early with loads of animal-themed fun to be had! We've gathered together a collection of February eve...

    2/3/2022 4:26:33 PM
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  • Embrace the weather - enjoy the outdoors together

    Welcome to the New Year! The Christmas decorations have (mostly) come down, but the weather is still chilly and blue skies are rare. It seems like the perfect time to cocoon at home and hibernate&hell...

    1/14/2022 11:41:12 AM
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  • Online sensory family shows to enjoy together

    Last week, we blogged about touring productions on the road. This week, we shine a light on two shows that are also touring, but digitally!

    12/9/2021 2:03:12 PM
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  • Fantastic Family Shows on the Road

    It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas… and for many theatre makers, dancers and musicians this means that it’s time to get back on the road. There are several fantastic family...

    12/1/2021 2:59:58 PM
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  • UK’s best family-friendly activities and age-friendly initiatives during the pandemic revealed

    Now in its eighth year, the annual awards recognise the outstanding creative provision for families across the UK. This year they also celebrate the extraordinary creativity from arts organisations du...

    11/18/2021 1:06:04 PM
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  • Winter is Coming… Creative Ideas for Little Ones on Cold Days

    There is a chill in the air, but arts, crafts and culture are right here to keep you and your family inspired. We’ve put together a list of events and activities that are #FantasticforFamilies s...

    11/11/2021 11:34:31 AM
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  • Meet the Nominees: Oily Cart

    In our Meet the Nominees series, we're featuring guest blogs by five organisations that have been shortlisted for the 2021 Fantastic For Families Awards. Find out why they are fantastic for families, ...

    11/1/2021 10:54:25 AM
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  • Meet the Nominees: Lakeland Arts

    In our Meet the Nominees series, we're featuring guest blogs by five organisations that have been shortlisted for the 2021 Fantastic For Families Awards. Find out why they are fantastic for families, ...

    11/1/2021 10:10:52 AM
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  • Meet the Nominees: Dundee Contemporary Arts

    In our Meet the Nominees series, we're featuring guest blogs by five organisations that have been shortlisted for the 2021 Fantastic For Families Awards. Find out why they are fantastic for families, ...

    11/1/2021 10:53:01 AM
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  • Meet the Nominees: Barnsley Museums

    In our Meet the Nominees series, we're featuring guest blogs by five organisations that have been shortlisted for the 2021 Fantastic For Families Awards. Find out why they are fantastic for families, ...

    11/2/2021 12:42:26 PM
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  • Meet the Nominees: Chichester Festival Theatre

    In our Meet the Nominees series, we're featuring guest blogs by five organisations that have been shortlisted for the 2021 Fantastic For Families Awards. Find out why they are fantastic for families, ...

    11/1/2021 10:39:39 AM
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  • Explore Black History Month with your Family

    How much do you know about Black history, arts and culture? No matter where you start, this month is the perfect time to discover it together with your family. We have compiled a list of creative acti...

    10/16/2021 3:22:42 PM
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  • 5 creative activities to boost your mental health

    It’s World Mental Health Awareness Day this Sunday (October 10th). If you’re looking for a way to enhance your family's wellbeing, why not consider the significant impact arts, cultur...

    10/6/2021 3:09:36 PM
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  • Our top 6 half term picks - time to get creative

    Half Term is coming up! Have you made plans yet? If you need a little inspiration, look no further. From visiting cultural venues near you to cozy activities at home for rainy autumn days, we’ve...

    10/1/2021 2:45:06 PM
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  • Fantastic For Families Awards 2021: Shortlist Announced!

    Every year we run the Fantastic For Families Awards, celebrating the organisations, artists and producers behind the activities, experiences and opportunities that you enjoy so much.

    9/9/2021 3:14:05 PM
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  • Dancing all over the world: 11 dance-based activities to get your kids moving

    We’re continuing our series of articles exploring art forms and themes, including surrealism, theatre and music, for you and your kids to discover. This week, let's add ...

    9/13/2021 10:20:54 AM
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