Arts Events for Children and Families

We list a huge variety of family friendly arts events for children and families across the UK, as well as a host of inspiring cultural venues to visit. Choose a tab below to begin your search.

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Latest Events

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Conservation Close Up: Picture Perfect

Learn more about how the house team at Sudbury Hall care for the art collection and discover some of the challenges which they face.

Ashbourne - 29th Oct, 2014 to 29th Oct, 2014

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26 Characters exhibition

A gallery of rogues and rascals, wizards, witches and wild things unfolds throughout the atmospheric spaces of The Story Museum in our immersive exhibition ’26 Characters’.

Oxford - 22nd Nov, 2014 to 22nd Feb, 2015

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Upstairs Downstairs Tour

Discover more about Sudbury Hall. Come and explore the areas usually off limits and imagine how the Hall worked as a family home.

Ashbourne - 10th Oct, 2014 to 10th Oct, 2014

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Great Art Quest at Dulwich Picture Gallery, London
Looking for a motivational arts-based teacher training day?

Our Catalyst programme works with professional artists and regional arts venues to deliver inspiring teacher training across 6 art forms.

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