The fourth national Family Arts Festival will take place in October when this website will list thousands of fantastic events taking place up and down the country. Join the mailing list and like us on Facebook to stay up to date with the latest announcements!

Create your eye-boggling family portrait!

Submit your own eye-boggling Family Portrait to the Festival gallery using our new-and-improved Festival app. Add an assortment of fun props along with the famous Festival googly eyes. Have a go!

Newsletter competition!

We're delighted to be including the family stage show of David Walliams' Gangsta Granny as part of this October's Get Creative Family Arts Festival. To celebrate we've got 10 sets of his books to give away from now until the end of the Festival. Sign up to our newsletter now for your first chance to win one of this year's many Festival prizes.

Find your perfect event...

October's Festival will include a variety of exciting, innovative and interactive events for all the family! Would you like to watch a show that all generations will enjoy? Or take part in an activity together? Sign up to the newsletter for new on family arts events near you over the Summer and all of October's latest Festival news.

Family Arts Standards

How do you know if an arts organisation is family-friendly? Now you can look out for arts organisations using the 'Family Arts Standards' badge.

The Standards have been developed so that everyone knows which arts organisations offer a fantastic welcome to families, and they’re all listed on this website. You can read the Family Arts Standards and find out more about them here.