Family Arts Festival Awards 


Who will win the 2016 Awards?

At the Family Arts Festival we care what you think and that's why every year we ask you about which events you liked the most. After you've attended an event, make sure to revisit the listings page on this website to rate it out of 5 stars.

Use the search to find the event that you attended or if you've got a unique event code, enter it in the box on the right. This is your chance to win an iPad Mini, £200 Theatre Tokens or a selection of best-selling family books!

Search for the event you attended.


And the winners are! 

Get Creative Family Arts Festival 2015 Awards
The awards ceremony held at the Albany in London on 30 March 2016 highlighted the bonanza of outstanding events organised by theatres, orchestras, museums, galleries, community groups, teachers, artists and students for last October's Get Creative Family Arts Festival.

And the winners are:

Audience Choice Awards

Best Family Event: Big Fish Little Fish Productions – Family Rave 
Best Family Venue: Lyric Hammersmith 
Best Family Welcome: Wizard Presents – I Believe in Unicorns

Best Family Event

The Lowry: Lego & Live Music, with BBC Philharmonic and Legoland 
Upswing: Bedtime Stories 
Sinfonia Viva: The Boat & The Blue 
Akram Khan: Chotto Desh 
Busy Parents Network: The Big Draw, with Barber Institute of Fine Arts 
National Theatre of Scotland: Dragon, with Vox Motus and Tianjin People’s Arts Theatre

Best Family Venue

Seven Stories, National Centre for Children’s Books 
St Georges Bristol

Best Family Welcome

Seven Stories, National Centre for Children’s Books 
Celtic Harmony

Highly Commended Organisations

Family Venues: Déda Derby, Wiltshire Music Centre, mac birmingham
Family Welcomes: Orchestras Live with City of London Sinfonia, Performances Birmingham Ltd, The Courtyard Herefordshire's Centre for the Arts
Family Events: balletLORENT: Snow White, Dance Umbrella & The Egg Theatre Royal Bath: 16 Singers, BCMG: Family Music Maze, Thelma Hulbert Gallery: Harrison’s Garden Halloween Spectacular

There were 4,000 events in last year's Festival, put on by over 800 organisers, so a big well done to all the winners!

Event rating

If you have been given an event number by the venue you visited then enter it here:

Otherwise, search for the event you attended using our Advanced Search and scroll to the bottom of the page to rate it

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You can use the event search above to search for events you have attended. Once you have found your event you can vote directly on the page. It’s that easy!

You can search by the date of the event you attended, the event name, venue name, or just search for events by postcode to find events near you. It is not necessary to fill in all of the fields to search for events.