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Who we are

Founded in 2021, the UK Pantomime Association is a charity that explores, shares and celebrates 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.


Edward Gordon Craig Lecture 2023: Designing Pantomime

A panel of prominent pantomime designers reflect on their own contemporary practice and discuss the future of pantomime design. This year’s Society for Theatre Research and Royal Central School of Speech and Drama Edward Gordon Craig Lecture is held in collaboration...

The Pantomime Awards 2023 nominees are announced

The UK Pantomime Association has announced the nominations for The Pantomime Awards 2023 in association with Butlin’s, ahead of the awards ceremony at the Trafalgar Theatre, in London’s West End, on Tuesday 11April 2023 at 7pm, hosted by Christopher Biggins.