Tangled Feet is delighted to have won Best Family-Friendly Workplace Initiative for its contribution to arts and culture for families during 2017.
A message from the judging panel:
'Tangled Feet know that having caring responsibilities brings valuable skills and insights so they made space in every aspect of their working patterns and creative work to benefit from this. From job sharing to baby-friendly matinees the value of ‘care’ is at the core of the story they tell to audiences and colleagues across the industry.'
Voted for by a panel of expert judges from the arts sector, awards recognise the outstanding events that took place during 2017 and the exemplary family-friendly organisations and venues that participated.
Awards recognise the fantastic organisations who put on excellent events, welcomed families into their building, thought about the needs of older visitors, and considered the caring responsibilities of their staff.
Fantastic for Families is a website and promotional campaign run by the Family Arts Campaign, helping families to discover affordable and relevant quality arts and cultural activities from trusted organisers in their local area. Since its beginnings in 2013 as an annual national Festival during October, it has reached approximately 2.2 million family members and included over 750 pieces of newly commissioned work specifically for families.
Daren Henley, Chief Executive of Arts Council England said: Whatever the shape of your family the arts can provide it with happiness, with pleasure, with things to do together to create together and to remember together.
Phil Cave, Director of Engagement and Audiences at Arts Council England said: The Family Arts Campaign continues to inspire artists, arts organisations and families to engage in a vast range of arts activities across the country. It provides time for families to get together and create shared memories, and to experience the power of engaging with the arts.”