Get Creative Family Arts Festival

Borough wide

Throughout the month of October - an annual event.

The national Family Arts Festival will take place throughout October with thousands of eye-boggling events for all the family taking place up and down the country. Have a look on our interactive Family Arts Map to find an event near you, or search by art-form, age-range and postcode.

There are plenty more events being added every day so make sure to check back regularly. You can also 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!

Find your perfect event...
Whether that's the brand new show Why the Whales Came based on Michael Morpurgo's story, a public art trail of playful Snowdog sculptures, or spectacular science-based activities and stage shows.

There's lots of familiar faces too, with BAFTER award-winning Justin Fletcher in The Railway Children, Claire Sweeney, Jason Manford and Phill Jupitus in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang...

Times and prices are subject to change. Contact venue before setting out.

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