Run a family-friendly event? Sign up to the Family Arts Standards
‘The Family Arts Standards are a fantastic guide to help make sure arts and culture organisations are reaching their potential when it comes to what they offer for family members. The advantage of signing up can be felt by both organisations and families, allowing the venue or company the chance to communicate information on what they offer, and giving families the opportunity to plan their visit in advance. The comprehensive list of organisations that have already signed up is a clear indicator of how well the Family Arts Standards are considered within the sector.’ Laura Dyer, Executive Director, Arts Council England
The Family Arts Standards provide guidance and accreditation for organisers of cultural events, arts organisations, practitioners and groups or associations to better welcome families. As well as providing a useful set of guidelines for event organisers, the Standards are a mark of quality for families looking for cultural activities to enjoy together.
Our research shows that there is a strong correlation between Standard- holders and increased family engagement, with those promoting the standards twice as likely to see an increase in family involvement.
It is entirely free and very easy to sign-up- almost 500 groups or arts organisations are already Standard-holders. By doing so, the Family Arts Campaign can help you promote your events and activities through their national communications.
To sign-up, just email Family Arts Campaign Manager Jenny Daly email@example.com
AFO: 6th Jan 2017 11:26:00
Gdpr (general Data Protection Regulations)
Members will have read lots about GDPR over the last few months. It is shortly to become law and you need to make sure you are up to speed. By far the best advice we can offer you is to look at the website www.ico.org.uk look at their section on GDPR 'Twelve Steps to Take Now'. This is taking the words straight from the horse's mouth and there is also a questions and answers section if you get into difficulties. It is not an onerous task, for most of our members it will hardly affect us, but there are some points there that need to be noted.
24th May 2018
Everyone and their dog is talking about the new GDPR regulations coming in May this year. But very few people are offering you a concrete solution.
24th May 2018
Head For The Hills Festival Wins Id&c’s Bursary!
ID&C, the UK’s leading provider of security wristbands for festivals and live events, has announced Ramsbottom’s Head for the Hills Festival as the winner of its Grass Roots Festival Bursary and recipient of the £2500 grant.
21st May 2018
A Tax Reminder
Market stalls and caterers attract VAT!
16th May 2018
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