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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.


UKPA Interview on Box Office Radio

We were delighted to appear on Box Office Radio this week to discuss the 2022 nominations for The Pantomime Awards. You can listen to the clip here:

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...