October Half Term events in Glasgow

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

City Sightseeing Glasgow

City Sightseeing Glasgow

17th July 2020 - 20th December 2020
Various Locations Glasgow

With 21 stops where you can hop on and off to visit some of the city's leading attractions, City Sightseeing Glasgow is the perfect way to explore Glasgow!
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GVVT Annual Open Weekend

GVVT Annual Open Weekend

10th October 2020 - 11th October 2020

Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust's Annual Open Weekend returns for 2020 on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th October!
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Funnyhappystuff Presents: Look Mum, I Found A Circus

Funnyhappystuff Presents: Look Mum, I Found A Circus

11th October 2020

Join Martin Mor at the Stand Glasgow for 'Look Mum, I Found A Circus' a family friendly show using only found objects!
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Artie’s Singing Kettle: Halloween Special

Artie’s Singing Kettle: Halloween Special

18th October 2020

Get dressed up for this solo Halloween Special from the Singing Kettle's founder, Artie Trezise at Cottiers Theatre on Sunday 18th October!
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Cinderella

Cinderella

18th October 2020

Go Kids Scotland present their production of the most famous pantomime of them all, the classic rags to riches story... Cinderella!
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Events in East Renfrewshire

Bonkers about Conkers - CANCELLED

Bonkers about Conkers - CANCELLED

12th October 2020

Prepare your own conker and put it to the test at the first ever Whitelee Conker Contest on Monday 12th October!

Find out about Bonkers about Conkers - CANCELLED on What's On East Renfrewshire
So You Think You Know About Dinosaurs!

So You Think You Know About Dinosaurs!

12th October 2020

So You Think You Know About Dinosaurs is the hit stage show starring dinosaur aficionado Dr Ben Garrod and it's coming to Eastwood Park Theatre this October!

Find out about So You Think You Know About Dinosaurs! on What's On East Renfrewshire
Makaton Map Masters - CANCELLED

Makaton Map Masters - CANCELLED

16th October 2020

Learn how to read a basic map and explore the windfarm with your team on this Makaton orienteering course with the Whitelee Rangers!

Find out about Makaton Map Masters - CANCELLED on What's On East Renfrewshire
James Campbell: The Funny World of…

James Campbell: The Funny World of…

17th October 2020

Enjoy the best comedy for kids from the man who invented it! James Campbell's show finds The Hilariously Funny Things about everything including pets, yoghurt, bees, and why do we have hair?

Find out about James Campbell: The Funny World of… on What's On East Renfrewshire

Events in Edinburgh and the Lothians

Spooky Happenings

Spooky Happenings

10th October 2020 - 31st October 2020

Explore a world of magic and shadows, with mysteries to solve and games to play at Almond Valley Heritage Centre this October!

Find out about Spooky Happenings on What's On Edinburgh

Events in Fife

Events in Lanarkshire

Swan Lake

Swan Lake

3rd October 2020

After the sold-out performances of Nutcracker last year, Russian National Ballet return to the UK with the most famous Ballet of all time... Swan Lake!

Find out about Swan Lake on What's On Lanarkshire
The McDougalls Big Splash

The McDougalls Big Splash

12th October 2020

Everyone's favourite children's theatre company, The McDougalls, return to Rutherglen Town Hall with a brand new live musical show for all the family!

Find out about The McDougalls Big Splash on What's On Lanarkshire
The Gruffalo’s Child - POSTPONED

The Gruffalo’s Child - POSTPONED

13th October 2020 - 15th October 2020

Follow the Gruffalo's Child on her adventurous mission in Tall Stories' enchanting adaptation of the much-loved picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler at The Town House, Hamilton!

Find out about The Gruffalo’s Child - POSTPONED on What's On Lanarkshire
Oscar and the Quest for the Underground Princess

Oscar and the Quest for the Underground Princess

16th October 2020

Mousetale Puppets present Oscar and The Quest for The Underground Princess at The Town House Hamilton on Friday 16th October!

Find out about Oscar and the Quest for the Underground Princess on What's On Lanarkshire
Funbox present Jungle Party

Funbox present Jungle Party

17th October 2020

It's time to stop 'lion' around, pack up your 'trunks', be a 'snappy dresser' and get up to some 'monkey business' because FUNBOX are having a JUNGLE PARTY in Motherwell - and you're all invited!

Find out about Funbox present Jungle Party on What's On Lanarkshire
I Spy With My Little Eye

I Spy With My Little Eye

17th October 2020

There'll be a treasure hunt, all your favourite sing along songs and lots of party games when 'I Spy With My Little Eye' comes to Rutherglen Town Hall on October 17th!

Find out about I Spy With My Little Eye on What's On Lanarkshire
Rapunzel

Rapunzel

17th October 2020

With specially recorded music, beautifully made rod puppets, and Steve Smart's masterly puppetry skills, this is a show that will be enjoyed by adults and children alike!

Find out about Rapunzel on What's On Lanarkshire
The McDougalls Big Splash

The McDougalls Big Splash

17th October 2020

Everyone's favourite children's theatre company, The McDougalls, return to East Kilbride Arts Centre with a brand new live musical show for all the family!

Find out about The McDougalls Big Splash on What's On Lanarkshire
Tracks And Signs

Tracks And Signs

17th October 2020

Join the Countryside Rangers in Drumpellier Country Park as they go in search of the tracks, trails and signs our wild mammals leave behind.

Find out about Tracks And Signs on What's On Lanarkshire
FunBox: How to be a Superhero - CANCELLED

FunBox: How to be a Superhero - CANCELLED

18th October 2020

Its time to pull on your spandex, slap on your capes and head up, up and away as you join Anya, Kevin, Gary and Bonzo for some singalong silliness at Airdrie Town Hall!

Find out about FunBox: How to be a Superhero - CANCELLED on What's On Lanarkshire

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

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Popular Events

Festival Village: Merchant City
The Pop-Up Pro's are bringing their popular food market and beer garden, Festival Village, to Glasgow's Candleriggs Square!
Peppa Pig’s Best Day Ever
Prepare for the brand new Peppa Pig live show when it comes to the Theatre Royal Glasgow, packed full of songs, games and laughter, it really is the best day ever for Peppa Pig fans!
Blochairn Car Boot Sale
Browse the stalls and bag yourself a bargain at the weekly City Markets car boot sale in Blochairn!
Glasgow Farmers Market at Mansfield Park
This popular farmers market brings rural Scotland to the centre of Glasgow's west end twice a month!
Big Feed Street Food Social
Enjoy the best of Scotland's street food at the Big Feed Street Food Social, Glasgow's indoor, fully licensed street food market!

Popular Venues

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum King's Theatre Glasgow SEC Armadillo Theatre Royal Glasgow The Pavilion Theatre Glasgow The Glasgow Barrowland Ballroom The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall The SSE Hydro