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Family Arts Campaign

Leadership Symposium

The Family Arts Campaign is delighted to announce our first ever Family Arts Leadership Symposium. Established and emerging cultural leaders are invited to engage in the big issues affecting working with families.

When: Wed 6th June 2018
Where: Carriageworks Theatre, Leeds
Cost: £60 (inclusive of VAT)

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Just So Festival

We are working with a new marketing and PR team to make sure that as many families as possible find out about your events. Our theme for the summer holidays is The Great Outdoors. Got something that fits? Add your listings by 25th May for your chance to be part of the national PR campaign. Scroll to the end of this newsletter for an infographic showing some stats on the great coverage we achieved with the initial Easter campaign, and plans for the larger-scale summer campaign.

Find out more about the PR campaign

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Lyngo Theatre, Circus250

2018 marks the 250th anniversary of the circus. Arts and culture organisations nationwide are celebrating – from big national museums holding exhibitions to tiny contemporary circuses putting on shows. Why don’t you join in?

When adding your event listings to, select 'Be part of Circus250' to badge your events. We'll then be in touch with information on how you can become a Circus250 partner, receive free online Circus250 listings and entries into the newsletter.

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Tangled Feet, workplace

"Over the years the number of people in the ensemble with kids has grown to the point that there are now more children than adults in the TF tribe. So really, we had to adapt our working lives or we would just not have been able to carry on making work."

Tangled Feet, joint winners of our Best Family-Friendly Workplace 2018 Award, tell us the creative ways they've been able to accommodate their employees parenting status.

Read here


Get Involved: opportunities in June


Children's Arts Week has been shown to be one of the most effective, yet simple, ways to bring in new audiences. CAW 2018 will take place 9-17 June. Register on the website by 18 May to take part.

Take part in CAW

Make Music Day is a free celebration of music on 21 June across the UK (and in 120 countries worldwide!). Register your event, or sign up as a venue or musician. Lots of useful toolkits and resources are available.

Register for Make Music Day


Easter PR & Outreach Campaign


Steve Heap: 24th Apr 2018 15:38:00


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