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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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  • Fun Activities and Events for Kids to Learn about Sustainability

    From puppetry, woodland workshops and rainy-day activities, check out this list of our favourite things you can do with your kids to help them understand the importance of our planet—while havin...

    9/6/2021 1:26:22 PM
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  • Blog Series: Rediscover creativity

    We're sharing events and activities each Monday that can help you to #RediscoverSummer, with a new theme each week. Have you seen our #FantasticforFamilies weekly picks on Facebook, Instagram or Twitt...

    8/13/2021 10:45:25 AM
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  • Blog Series: Let's get out of this world

    We're delighted to be bringing you a series of blogs based on different art forms and themes, along with suggestions of events and activities both online and in-person! Last time we celebrated all thi...

    8/6/2021 9:49:13 AM
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  • Abstract Art Activities - Inspired by Tate Modern's Sophie Taeuber Arp Exhibition

    Liat Rosenthal, Senior Creative Producer at Tate Modern, shares some crafty ideas inspired by Sophie Taeuber Arp - abstract artists, dada divas and modernist masterminds. Enjoy her truly iconic artwor...

    7/15/2021 1:47:02 PM
    Liat Rosenthal
  • Blog Series: Step into the theatre

    Whether you’ll be watching from your sofa or the royal circle, there are so many incredible shows for you and your family to enjoy.

    8/5/2021 12:30:44 PM
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  • Blog Series: Celebrating World Music Day

    As arts venues reopen across the country and online activities continue to be popular amongst families at home, we're delighted to bring you a series of blogs based around different art forms with sug...

    6/22/2021 9:13:44 AM
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  • Many arts venues are reopening for families across the UK

    As arts venues start to reopen across the UK, we're excited to see more physical events added to Fantastic for Families and an increase in what's on offer for families as government restrictions ease....

    5/27/2021 10:38:29 AM
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  • Creative Half Term Activities and Virtual Events for Kids

    Are you looking for activities and events to entertain all the family this February half term? Look no further: Fantastic for Families has curated a week-long list of creative and interactive activiti...

    2/11/2021 12:05:07 PM
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  • Top At-Home Activities for January

    Happy New Year! If you're looking for ways to keep the kids engaged whilst at home, check out our round-up of the Top Family Friendly At-Home Activities for January.

    2/11/2021 12:07:45 PM
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  • Burman's Bling, Bindis and Bollywood: Art & Crafts Activities Inspired by Tate Britain's Winter Commission

    Inspired by…Tate Britain's Winter Commission Chila Kumari Singh Burman

    12/10/2020 12:18:04 PM
    Liat Rosenthal
  • Our Favourite Virtual (Alternative) Pantos This December

    As we move into December, Panto season is upon us and we are delighted to showcase some of the many fantastic organisations who are bringing you virtual pantomimes and festive shows for all the family...

    11/30/2020 3:52:48 PM
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  • Top Creative Activities for home-based arts and crafts

    Looking for fun activities to do at home? Or a way to get the kids involved in something that doesn’t involve a computer screen?

    11/11/2020 5:49:03 PM
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  • Top 5 Creative Bonfire Night Alternative Ideas

    Just because Bonfire Night can't go ahead as usual this year, that doesn't mean families can't have lots of fun and enjoy a safe celebration at home! That's why we've put together our Top 5 fun a...

    10/30/2020 11:20:24 AM
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  • Top Ten Halloween Creative Play Ideas

    This week we have a real treat for you! We're delighted that Originary Arts workshop designer and artist Nikki Shaill has shared 10 playful, kid friendly Halloween craft ideas to spark your creat...

    10/27/2020 10:45:16 AM
    Nikki Shaill
  • Our Top 5 autumn crafts for kids

    With the beginning of October around the corner, we are well into the autumn season. Less daylight means more time indoors with the little ones, so we've selected our favourite autumn crafts for kids ...

    10/9/2020 1:54:47 PM
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  • Visit the UK's BEST family-friendly places to go with kids

    We recently announced the winners of the Fantastic for Families Awards 2020 - a celebration of the wealth of excellent creative events and spaces for families across the UK.

    10/9/2020 1:54:58 PM
    Administrator
  • Blog Series: Rediscover creativity

    We're sharing events and activities each Monday that can help you to #RediscoverSummer, with a new theme each week. Have you seen our #FantasticforFamilies weekly picks on Facebook, Instagram or Twitt...

    8/13/2021 10:27:46 AM
    Administrator
  • Top Five Free Online Events for January

    Looking for ways to keep the kids entertained whilst at home? We've got a whole host of entertaining online events on Fantastic for Families this month, but if you're looking for a quick round up, her...

    2/11/2021 12:07:20 PM
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