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Who we are

Founded in 2021, the UK Pantomime Association is a new organisation formed to explore, share and celebrate pantomime by investigating the genre’s rich past, engaging with contemporary practice and inspiring the future.

Our Aims


Celebrate excellence through Annual Pantomime Awards.


A hub for panto practice, history, traditions and culture.


Champion pantomime as an important British artform.


Inspire through workshops, talks, and special events.


Butlin’s join the fun as Headline Sponsor of the UK Pantomime Awards

The UK Pantomime Association is delighted to announce Butlin’s as their headline sponsor for the 2021/2022 Season Pantomime Awards. Just like pantomime, Butlin’s is a British institution that continues to provide fun for all the family with live shows at all three of...

UK Pantomime Association Achieves Charity Status

The UK Pantomime Association is delighted to share news that it has achieved recognised Charity Status.  The new charity has been established to: Advance the education of the public in the genre of pantomime including raising public appreciation of the...

Statement of Support – December 2021

After nearly two turbulent years, the UK Pantomime Association hoped this season would bring joy and panto magic back to auditoriums and audiences across the UK. Sadly, we are now seeing productions forced to close again due to the pandemic. We stand in solidarity...