National Family Week (to 6 June)

June 1, 2010toJune 6, 2010

National Family Week is back, and bigger and better – and Fun Kids will be playing a key role in Storytelling day on 2nd June

National Family Week is a celebration of family life in the UK.

  • The Week involves thousands of record-setting, action packed, fun filled family events to encourage families to spend more quality time together and lead healthy, active lifestyles.
  • There’s also a whole host of special offers and competitions from some of the country’s biggest family brands to help make spending fun family time together easy and affordable.

Between 31st May and 6th June get set for more record breaking excitement and thousands of events – as well as HUGE giveaways, competitions and loads of special savings to help make spending family time that little bit easier. You’ll be able to search on our events map from March to find out what’s going on near you. It’s going to be a week jam-packed with family fun, so don’t forget to come back for more info.

Why not run your own event? Whether it’s a private affair with your family and friends or a public event to raise money for a charity, or just for fun – it’s the perfect time to get the family together.

Check out for more information

Family Week Picnic – Monday 31st MayFamily Picnic

  • The Family Week Picnic is set to be a GIANT affair this year as picnic organisers are being encouraged to produce a large form of some type of picnic food. Whether a side-busting scone or a fat fruit salad, images of all giant picnic food will be displayed in our online gallery after the event when the National Family Week team will select their favourite to win a fantastic prize.  What’s more, families can take away a slice of the action, as most organisers will be selling of pieces of their giant food at their picnic with the money raised going to a local charity.
  • Join thousands of families across the country on the bank holiday Monday and spread out your rug at a Family Week Picnic for a day of fresh air, tasty food and family fun. There’ll be hundreds of picnics happening across the country so you can find one near you.
  • Find out more

Family Week Film Day – Tuesday 1st June

  • Watching films with the family is just the ticket on Family Film Day. There’ll be discounted tickets to the cinema and offers on meals out so you can see the latest family blockbuster and share a tasty feast without breaking the bank.
  • Watch out for more information

Family Week Story Time – Wednesday 2nd June

  • Share a story, any time, any place, any how!
  • Working with our sponsors and supporters there’ll be Story Time sessions in libraries, museums, shopping centres, book stores and restaurants across the country and families will be encouraged to share their stories at home throughout the week.
  • Fun Kids will be joining in the fun with storie every hour
  • Watch out for more information

Family Week Big Day Out – Thursday 3rd June

  • It’s time to get out and about and explore the country! We’re encouraging families to visit some of the fantastic sites the UK has to offer and there’ll be discounted entry into a whole host of family venues.
  • There’ll also be a Road Trip Treasure Hunt with the opportunity for you to WIN A CAR!

Family Week Games Night – Friday 4th June

  • Get planning your Family Week House Party now!
  • Whether it’s a giant family reunion or an excuse to invite local friends and family round, it’s time for fun and games in your own home.
  • There’ll be lots of inspiration of things to do, and there’ll be special offers and promotions from our sponsors to help make the party swing!
  • Watch out for more information

Family Week Sports Day – Saturday 5th June

  • Active families have the most fun so join in one of the hundreds of Sports Days being organised across the country on Saturday 5th June!
  • Whether you’re a couch potato or a budding Olympiad, there’ll be something for every ability – and family member – to try.
  • We’re hoping to set a new Guinness World Record for the world’s largest 3-legged race… so get practicing and watch for more details!
  • Watch out for more information

Family Week Feast – Sunday 6th June

  • Round the week off by sharing a meal together! This is a great way to spend quality family time.
  • Get you family together, cook some simple but healthy celebrity chef recipes and get the cooking, eating and sharing time together habit!