October Half Term Events

View all the upcoming October Half Term Events taking place throughout Glasgow below or use the calendar to find Events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Glasgow

OpenJump 7+

OpenJump 7+

01 July 2017 - 31 December 2018
Jump around on over 19,000ft2 of interconnected, world-class trampolines at Ryze Glasgow's OpenJump sessions!
Glasgow Museums Resource Centre Family Event Programme

Glasgow Museums Resource Centre Family Event Programme

01 October 2017 - 31 December 2017
Bring the family along to the Glasgow Museums Resource Centre for a day crammed with fun events and activities!
Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum Family Event Programme

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum Family Event Programme

01 October 2017 - 31 December 2017
Bring the family along to the Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for a day crammed with fun events and activities!
People’s Palace Family Event Programme

People’s Palace Family Event Programme

01 October 2017 - 31 December 2017
Bring the family along to the People’s Palace for a day crammed with fun events and activities!
Riverside Museum Family Event Programme

Riverside Museum Family Event Programme

01 October 2017 - 31 December 2017
Bring the family along to the Riverside Museum for a day crammed with fun events and activities!
The Big Banner Project

The Big Banner Project

07 October 2017 - 28 October 2017
Various Locations Glasgow
The Lighthouse is offering a drop in stencil workshop as part of this years Mackintosh Festival!
October Week at Loch Lomond Shores

October Week at Loch Lomond Shores

09 October 2017 - 20 October 2017
If you're looking to keep the family entertained during the October holidays, Loch Lomond Shores have it covered!
Taylor’s Of Edinburgh Present North Kelvinside October Fun Fair

Taylor’s Of Edinburgh Present North Kelvinside October Fun Fair

13 October 2017 - 22 October 2017
Glasgow West End
Taylor's Of Edinburgh brings their Mega Value Fun Fair to North Kelvinside from October 13th - 22nd!
Magipup Festival

Magipup Festival

14 October 2017 - 21 October 2017
The Scottish Mask and Puppet Centre's Magipup Festival will keep everyone entertained over October Half Term!
October Holiday Fun at Pollok Park

October Holiday Fun at Pollok Park

14 October 2017 - 22 October 2017
There's lots of fantastic and free fun to be had for all the family at Pollok Country Park this October!
Bricks 4 Kidz October Holiday Workshop - Glasgow

Bricks 4 Kidz October Holiday Workshop - Glasgow

16 October 2017 - 19 October 2017
Various Locations Glasgow
Calling all LEGO fans! Join Bricks 4 Kidz over the October holiday for their Lego Extreme Ninjas Workshops!
Build a Fidget Spinner

Build a Fidget Spinner

16 October 2017 - 17 October 2017
Keep your little one's entertained with Silverburn's fabulous fidget spinner masterclasses on October 16th & 17th!
Coastal Crafts & RNLI Display!

Coastal Crafts & RNLI Display!

16 October 2017 - 19 October 2017
Make your very own seagull, lighthouse or rockpool to take home at The Tall Ship during the October holidays!
Loopy Landscapes - Printing the City with Tessa Lynch

Loopy Landscapes - Printing the City with Tessa Lynch

16 October 2017 - 18 October 2017
Kids aged 8 - 12 can learn a variety of printing and sculpture activities on this three day workshop!
M8ship: Photo Map Your Glasgow

M8ship: Photo Map Your Glasgow

16 October 2017 - 19 October 2017
Create your very own tour of Glasgow with a series of fun events at Garnethill Multicultural Centre!
October Week Adventure Days

October Week Adventure Days

16 October 2017 - 20 October 2017
Glasgow West End
This October holiday, West End Adventure Group are running a fun action packed week of activities for P6 - S2's!
October Week Holiday Club

October Week Holiday Club

16 October 2017 - 20 October 2017
Kids can head to Stepz in Time this October Half Term for a week full of fun, games and activities!
Spook School

Spook School

16 October 2017 - 19 October 2017
Create your own cast of shadow puppets and other spooky creations at House for an Art Lovers' Spook School!
Story Fest

Story Fest

16 October 2017 - 20 October 2017
St. Enoch Centre is celebrating the magic of books and reading with their children's book festival... Story Fest!
Wacky World Halloween Tour - Glasgow

Wacky World Halloween Tour - Glasgow

16 October 2017 - 17 October 2017
Bishopbriggs
Wacky World, The UK's largest inflatable play event, returns to Glasgow with a Halloween special!
Glasgow Style Story Time

Glasgow Style Story Time

17 October 2017
Come along to House For An Art Lover for free stories, arts and crafts with a Glasgow Style twist for under 5's!
October Week Free Cycles

October Week Free Cycles

17 October 2017
South West Community Cycles are including fun bike rides through Pollok Park as part of October half-term 2017.
October Week Roller Disco: Age 4+

October Week Roller Disco: Age 4+

17 October 2017
Come and roller skate with your family and friends during the October Week at Roller Stop!
The Mackintosh Festival at Scotland Street School Museum

The Mackintosh Festival at Scotland Street School Museum

17 October 2017
Scotland Street School Museum is hosting a range of workshops, activities and tours as part of the Mackintosh Festival
Wizard School

Wizard School

17 October 2017 - 19 October 2017
Join Scotland Street School for some spellbinding tricks and enchanting alchemy at their magical Wizard School!
World Home Movie Day

World Home Movie Day

17 October 2017
Celebrate World Home Movie Day at The Britannia Panopticon with a screening of cine films from the 30's to 80's!
All About Owls

All About Owls

18 October 2017
Head along to Castlemilk Park during the holidays to meet and learn about a selection of owls courtesy of Owl Magic!
October Week Roller Disco: Age 4+

October Week Roller Disco: Age 4+

18 October 2017
Come and roller skate with your family and friends during the October Week at Roller Stop!
The Wonderful World of Lapin

The Wonderful World of Lapin

18 October 2017
The Wonderful World of Lapin at Platform Glasgow is a fun and heart-warming bilingual piece of theatre!
Little Mix Magic

Little Mix Magic

19 October 2017
Going to see Little Mix when they return to Glasgow? Hard Rock Cafe have got the ultimate warm up party for you!
October Week Roller Disco: Age 4+

October Week Roller Disco: Age 4+

19 October 2017
Come and roller skate with your family and friends during the October Week at Roller Stop!
BBC Good Food Show Scotland

BBC Good Food Show Scotland

20 October 2017 - 22 October 2017
The BBC Good Food Show returns to Glasgow from 20-22 October for a seasonal celebration of Scotland's finest food!
October Week Roller Disco: Age 4+

October Week Roller Disco: Age 4+

20 October 2017
Come and roller skate with your family and friends during the October Week at Roller Stop!
Myth and Magic of the Woods

Myth and Magic of the Woods

21 October 2017
Join the Glasgow Countryside Rangers at Pollok Park for a woodland walk exploring the myth and magic of the woods!
Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club

21 October 2017
The Gallery of Modern Art holds a regular, drop in, Saturday Morning Art Club for 3 to 12 year olds!
Sprog Rock

Sprog Rock

21 October 2017 - 22 October 2017
Sprog Rock at Platform Glasgow is a live interactive gig for all ages, but especially 0-5 year olds & their adults!
Awesome Autumn Games

Awesome Autumn Games

22 October 2017
Join the Glasgow Countryside Rangers at Springburn Park and celebrate the arrival of Autumn with some outdoor games!
Tangled Themed Family Lunch with Rapunzel

Tangled Themed Family Lunch with Rapunzel

22 October 2017
Join Browns Brasserie & Bar for their Tangled Themed Family Lunch in aid of the Glasgow Children's Hospital Charity!
The Mackintosh Festival at Scotland Street School Museum

The Mackintosh Festival at Scotland Street School Museum

22 October 2017
Scotland Street School Museum is hosting a range of workshops, activities and tours as part of the Mackintosh Festival
Glasgow Style Story Time

Glasgow Style Story Time

24 October 2017
Come along to House For An Art Lover for free stories, arts and crafts with a Glasgow Style twist for under 5's!
Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club

28 October 2017
The Gallery of Modern Art holds a regular, drop in, Saturday Morning Art Club for 3 to 12 year olds!
The Mackintosh Festival at Scotland Street School Museum

The Mackintosh Festival at Scotland Street School Museum

28 October 2017
Scotland Street School Museum is hosting a range of workshops, activities and tours as part of the Mackintosh Festival
Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club

04 November 2017
The Gallery of Modern Art holds a regular, drop in, Saturday Morning Art Club for 3 to 12 year olds!
Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club

11 November 2017
The Gallery of Modern Art holds a regular, drop in, Saturday Morning Art Club for 3 to 12 year olds!
Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club

18 November 2017
The Gallery of Modern Art holds a regular, drop in, Saturday Morning Art Club for 3 to 12 year olds!
Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club

25 November 2017
The Gallery of Modern Art holds a regular, drop in, Saturday Morning Art Club for 3 to 12 year olds!
Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club

02 December 2017
The Gallery of Modern Art holds a regular, drop in, Saturday Morning Art Club for 3 to 12 year olds!
Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club

09 December 2017
The Gallery of Modern Art holds a regular, drop in, Saturday Morning Art Club for 3 to 12 year olds!
Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club

16 December 2017
The Gallery of Modern Art holds a regular, drop in, Saturday Morning Art Club for 3 to 12 year olds!
All About Owls

All About Owls

13 February 2018
Head along to Castlemilk Park during the holidays to meet and learn about a selection of owls courtesy of Owl Magic!

Events in East Renfrewshire

Pro-Soccer October Week Skills School

Pro-Soccer October Week Skills School

13 October 2017 - 20 October 2017
Pro-Soccer's October Week Skills School will give soccer mad youngsters hours of great training!
The Three Musketeers

The Three Musketeers

17 October 2017
Join CBeebies favourites, Three Half Pints, for their show The Three Musketeers at Eastwood Park Theatre!
Arts and Crafts Afternoon

Arts and Crafts Afternoon

18 October 2017
Join the Dams to Darnley Country Park rangers for some school holiday fun, games and crafts!
Climate Friendly Afternoon

Climate Friendly Afternoon

18 October 2017
Bring the whole family along to Woodfarm Education Centre for an afternoon of climate friendly activities!
A History of Magic Autumn Party

A History of Magic Autumn Party

20 October 2017
Calling all witches, wizards, muggles and squibs! Join Waterstones as they celebrate the launch of A History of Magic!
Bricks 4 Kidz October Holiday Workshop - Giffnock

Bricks 4 Kidz October Holiday Workshop - Giffnock

20 October 2017
Calling all LEGO fans! Join Bricks 4 Kidz over the October holiday for their Lego Extreme Ninjas Workshops!
Tennis For Free

Tennis For Free

21 October 2017
If you're free on a Saturday afternoon and would like to give tennis a try then 'Tennis For Free' is for you!
Tennis For Free

Tennis For Free

28 October 2017
If you're free on a Saturday afternoon and would like to give tennis a try then 'Tennis For Free' is for you!
Tennis For Free

Tennis For Free

04 November 2017
If you're free on a Saturday afternoon and would like to give tennis a try then 'Tennis For Free' is for you!
Tennis For Free

Tennis For Free

11 November 2017
If you're free on a Saturday afternoon and would like to give tennis a try then 'Tennis For Free' is for you!
Tennis For Free

Tennis For Free

18 November 2017
If you're free on a Saturday afternoon and would like to give tennis a try then 'Tennis For Free' is for you!
Tennis For Free

Tennis For Free

25 November 2017
If you're free on a Saturday afternoon and would like to give tennis a try then 'Tennis For Free' is for you!
Tennis For Free

Tennis For Free

02 December 2017
If you're free on a Saturday afternoon and would like to give tennis a try then 'Tennis For Free' is for you!
Tennis For Free

Tennis For Free

09 December 2017
If you're free on a Saturday afternoon and would like to give tennis a try then 'Tennis For Free' is for you!

Events in Edinburgh and the Lothians

OpenJump 7+

OpenJump 7+

01 July 2017 - 31 December 2018
Jump around on over 19,000ft2 of interconnected, world-class trampolines at Ryze Edinburgh's OpenJump sessions!
Creepy Crawlies

Creepy Crawlies

07 October 2017 - 29 October 2017
This October half term get up close and personal to insects as they invade RZSS Edinburgh Zoo.
Spooky Happenings

Spooky Happenings

07 October 2017 - 31 October 2017
Explore a world of magic & shadows, with mysteries to solve and games to play at Almond Valley Heritage Centre.
Halloween Trail

Halloween Trail

13 October 2017 - 31 October 2017
Bring the children to the Royal Botanic Gardens this October for a special Halloween trail.
October Half Term - Adventure of a Lifetime

October Half Term - Adventure of a Lifetime

14 October 2017 - 22 October 2017
This October half-term, be an Earth Explorer at Dynamic Earth and explore the amazing environments of our planet.
October Half Term at The National Museum of Scotland

October Half Term at The National Museum of Scotland

14 October 2017 - 22 October 2017
Join us for Pop up Prosthetics, Pick of the past & our Big Jacobite Weekend this October Half Term!
Enjoy Half-Term Fun at Dalkeith Country Park

Enjoy Half-Term Fun at Dalkeith Country Park

16 October 2017 - 19 October 2017
Keep the kids busy over the half-term holidays with lots of activities at Dalkeith Country Park!
Hibernian Football Camps

Hibernian Football Camps

16 October 2017 - 20 October 2017
Keep your child busy this October half term with the Hibernian Football Camps in Edinburgh City Centre and Tranent!
Kids Book Festival

Kids Book Festival

16 October 2017 - 18 October 2017
The FREE kids book festival is back at the Granary for the midterm break in October with awesome activties planned!
Inveresk Lodge Faerie Trail

Inveresk Lodge Faerie Trail

18 October 2017 - 19 October 2017
Discover some of Britons most ancient and mysterious folklore by taking a wander round Inveresk Lodge Faerie Trail.
Matilda

Matilda

18 October 2017
Bring the kids along to Grassmarket Picture House this October half-term to see the 1996 comedy film 'Matilda'!
Unsung Heroines – the Role of the VADs

Unsung Heroines – the Role of the VADs

18 October 2017
Come and meet Mrs Jane Clark, the commandant of a unit of VAD nurses and hear her story at Edinburgh Castle.
Woodland Magic

Woodland Magic

18 October 2017
Join the Hopetoun House Rangers for this fun-filled magical woodland walk during the October holidays.
ROTTEN!

ROTTEN!

19 October 2017
Delve into the decomposing worlds of fungus, compost and poo with Water of Leith Conservation Trust on 19th October!
The Three Musketeers

The Three Musketeers

19 October 2017
Join the CBeebies’ favourites (Spot Bots) in a hilarious new slapstick adventure at the Howden Park Centre!
Unsung Heroines – the Role of the VADs

Unsung Heroines – the Role of the VADs

19 October 2017
Come and meet Mrs Jane Clark, the commandant of a unit of VAD nurses and hear her story at Edinburgh Castle.
The Storytelling Machine by Pinokio Theatre in Łódź

The Storytelling Machine by Pinokio Theatre in Łódź

21 October 2017
The Storytelling Machine is a magical storytelling show from Poland's Pinokio Theatre on 21st October for age 7+.
Wee Folk Magic

Wee Folk Magic

21 October 2017
Enter the enchanted world of Fairy Tales, full of mystery, malice and magic at the Museum of Childhood 21st October.
The Iron Giant

The Iron Giant

23 October 2017
Don't miss The Iron Giant, one of the best family movies around, at Grassmarket Picture House on Monday October 23rd!

Events in Lanarkshire

Ghost Hunt

Ghost Hunt

14 October 2017 - 05 November 2017
Something strange has been happening at Chatelherault! Can you solve the mystery on the ghost hunt?
Go Wild in Autumn

Go Wild in Autumn

14 October 2017 - 22 October 2017
Go Wild in the countryside during the October Half Term at National Museum of Rural Life!
Halloween Arts & Activities

Halloween Arts & Activities

14 October 2017 - 31 October 2017
Bring the kids along to Biggar & Upper Clydesdale Museum for some Halloween-themed fun from 14th-31st October!
October Holiday Fun at Calderglen

October Holiday Fun at Calderglen

14 October 2017 - 20 October 2017
Calderglen Country Park has a range of activities for kids during the holidays including crafts and storytelling!
Spooky Treasure Hunt

Spooky Treasure Hunt

14 October 2017 - 29 October 2017
Visit Calderglen this October and experience some spooky goings on with their Halloween themed treasure hunt!
October Week Character Tours

October Week Character Tours

16 October 2017 - 22 October 2017
Explore New Lanark with one of our guides and discover some amazing insights into the history of the site!
Pumpkin Carving

Pumpkin Carving

16 October 2017 - 31 October 2017
Come along to Coopers Coffees from October 16th to 31st and carve your very own pumpkin in time for Halloween!
Victorian Toy Workshops

Victorian Toy Workshops

16 October 2017 - 22 October 2017
Swap Gameboys for Gird and Cleeks! at New Lanark World Heritage Site's Victorian Toy Workshops this October!
Little Rotters at Baron’s Haugh

Little Rotters at Baron’s Haugh

18 October 2017
Learn about the weird and wonderful living things that keep the woods tidy at RSPB Scotland Baron's Haugh!
The McDougalls Singalong Show

The McDougalls Singalong Show

18 October 2017
Come and join Max, Auntie Aggie and Morag the Rabbit in an hour of musical mayhem for all the family!
The Night Pirates

The Night Pirates

18 October 2017 - 19 October 2017
The Night Pirates combines original songs and swashbuckling adventures, suitable for any budding young pirate!
Outbreak: Night Terror

Outbreak: Night Terror

19 October 2017
Returning for 2017, Outbreak is a terrifyingly unforgettable Halloween experience at M&Ds Scotland's Theme Park!
Outbreak: Night Terror

Outbreak: Night Terror

20 October 2017
Returning for 2017, Outbreak is a terrifyingly unforgettable Halloween experience at M&Ds Scotland's Theme Park!
Muddy Adventures’ Saturday Club

Muddy Adventures’ Saturday Club

21 October 2017
Come and have an outdoor adventure at Muddy Adventures' Saturday club in Strathclyde Country Park!
Outbreak: Night Terror

Outbreak: Night Terror

21 October 2017
Returning for 2017, Outbreak is a terrifyingly unforgettable Halloween experience at M&Ds Scotland's Theme Park!
Shining Lives

Shining Lives

21 October 2017 - 22 October 2017
Shining Lives will be a spectacular sound & light projection event at New Lanark World Heritage Site in October!
Biggar Day Out

Biggar Day Out

22 October 2017
Biggar Little Festival pulls out all the stops for its biggest and best day out ever - Biggar Day Out!
Outbreak: Night Terror

Outbreak: Night Terror

22 October 2017
Returning for 2017, Outbreak is a terrifyingly unforgettable Halloween experience at M&Ds Scotland's Theme Park!
Outbreak: Night Terror

Outbreak: Night Terror

26 October 2017
Returning for 2017, Outbreak is a terrifyingly unforgettable Halloween experience at M&Ds Scotland's Theme Park!
Outbreak: Night Terror

Outbreak: Night Terror

27 October 2017
Returning for 2017, Outbreak is a terrifyingly unforgettable Halloween experience at M&Ds Scotland's Theme Park!
Muddy Adventures’ Saturday Club

Muddy Adventures’ Saturday Club

28 October 2017
Come and have an outdoor adventure at Muddy Adventures' Saturday club in Strathclyde Country Park!
Outbreak: Night Terror

Outbreak: Night Terror

28 October 2017
Returning for 2017, Outbreak is a terrifyingly unforgettable Halloween experience at M&Ds Scotland's Theme Park!
Outbreak: Night Terror

Outbreak: Night Terror

29 October 2017
Returning for 2017, Outbreak is a terrifyingly unforgettable Halloween experience at M&Ds Scotland's Theme Park!
Muddy Adventures’ Saturday Club

Muddy Adventures’ Saturday Club

04 November 2017
Come and have an outdoor adventure at Muddy Adventures' Saturday club in Strathclyde Country Park!
Muddy Adventures’ Saturday Club

Muddy Adventures’ Saturday Club

11 November 2017
Come and have an outdoor adventure at Muddy Adventures' Saturday club in Strathclyde Country Park!
Muddy Adventures’ Saturday Club

Muddy Adventures’ Saturday Club

18 November 2017
Come and have an outdoor adventure at Muddy Adventures' Saturday club in Strathclyde Country Park!
Muddy Adventures’ Saturday Club

Muddy Adventures’ Saturday Club

25 November 2017
Come and have an outdoor adventure at Muddy Adventures' Saturday club in Strathclyde Country Park!
Muddy Adventures’ Saturday Club

Muddy Adventures’ Saturday Club

02 December 2017
Come and have an outdoor adventure at Muddy Adventures' Saturday club in Strathclyde Country Park!
Muddy Adventures’ Saturday Club

Muddy Adventures’ Saturday Club

09 December 2017
Come and have an outdoor adventure at Muddy Adventures' Saturday club in Strathclyde Country Park!
Saturday Lego Club

Saturday Lego Club

09 December 2017
From Duplo to Lego architecture kits, Low Parks Museum's Saturday Lego Club has something for kids of all ages!
Muddy Adventures’ Saturday Club

Muddy Adventures’ Saturday Club

16 December 2017
Come and have an outdoor adventure at Muddy Adventures' Saturday club in Strathclyde Country Park!
Muddy Adventures’ Saturday Club

Muddy Adventures’ Saturday Club

23 December 2017
Come and have an outdoor adventure at Muddy Adventures' Saturday club in Strathclyde Country Park!
Muddy Adventures’ Saturday Club

Muddy Adventures’ Saturday Club

30 December 2017
Come and have an outdoor adventure at Muddy Adventures' Saturday club in Strathclyde Country Park!

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

The Spree For All

The Spree For All

14 October 2017 - 22 October 2017
The Spree for All is gearing up to build on its debut last year and is returning even bigger and better than ever!
October Week Kids Snow Camp

October Week Kids Snow Camp

16 October 2017 - 20 October 2017
Snow Factor at Braehead's Snow Camp is perfect for entertaining the kids during the October school break!
PACE October Fest

PACE October Fest

16 October 2017 - 21 October 2017
PACE has a fantastic week of performance events lined up for anyone age 3 - 18 during October half term!
Don’t Dribble On The Dragon

Don’t Dribble On The Dragon

18 October 2017
The People's Theatre Company Presents Don’t Dribble On The Dragon at Beacon Arts Centre on October 18th!
Rocket Post

Rocket Post

20 October 2017 - 21 October 2017
A fantastically fun new show for everyone aged six and over, Rocket Post is a raucous mix of songs and storytelling!
Messy Church at Kilbarchan

Messy Church at Kilbarchan

21 October 2017
Kilbarchan Parish Church are holding a family friendly Messy Church session on October 21st - all welcome!
Phantasmagorical Pumpkin Party

Phantasmagorical Pumpkin Party

21 October 2017
Kick start your Halloween at the Phantasmagorical Pumpkin Party on October 21st in Brookfield Village Hall!
Classic Car Show

Classic Car Show

22 October 2017
Join us on the shores of Castle Semple to admire a dazzling array of beautiful cars at the annual Classic Car Show!

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

What Do Owls Have For Dinner?

What Do Owls Have For Dinner?

17 October 2017
Come along for a fascinating insight into what owls have for dinner in this workshop on 17th October.
Pond Monsters of South Lodge, Mugdock

Pond Monsters of South Lodge, Mugdock

18 October 2017
Join the Ranger Service to try and catch some fascinating underwater beasties at Mugdock Country Park on October 18th.
Dig a Pond at Mugdock

Dig a Pond at Mugdock

20 October 2017
Ponds are great for wildlife so why not pull on your wellies and come along to help the Mugdock Ranger dig a new one!

Events in Other Areas

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