Summer Holiday events in Glasgow

View all the upcoming Summer Holiday events taking place throughout Glasgow below or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Glasgow

Loch Lomond Faerie Trail

Loch Lomond Faerie Trail

5th April 2021 - 30th September 2021

Loch Lomond Faerie Trail is back with a new trail mystery! Book Now for tickets right through the summer and join us in our biggest adventure yet!
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City Sightseeing Glasgow

City Sightseeing Glasgow

26th April 2021 - 19th December 2021
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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Culzean By The Sea

Culzean By The Sea

1st May 2021 - 26th September 2021

To celebrate Scotland's Year of Coasts & Waters Culzean Castle have created a fantastical trail of willow sculptures depicting creatures, real and mythical, of the sea and water!
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Castlemilk Explorers

Castlemilk Explorers

Selected dates between 12th June 2021 - 12th March 2022

Castlemilk Explorers is fun, free, nature group for 7 - 12 year old's to learn about nature in a fun environment!
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#StreamMyStory

#StreamMyStory

17th June 2021 - 31st August 2021
Online Event

Scottish Public Libraries will host #StreamMyStory author events online for children to enjoy in the summer holidays!
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Clyde Cruising Club Dinghy Sailing Summer School

Clyde Cruising Club Dinghy Sailing Summer School

28th June 2021 - 6th August 2021
Milngavie

Start sailing or improve your skills at Clyde Cruising Club's dinghy training centre at Bardowie Loch, near Milngavie, where children and adults have been learning for over 80 years!
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Kingston Gymnastics Summer Camp

Kingston Gymnastics Summer Camp

28th June 2021 - 13th August 2021

Kingston Gymnastics Club are running a summer camp over the summer holidays, open to members and non-members from age 5 upwards!
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Summer Holiday Adventure Camps

Summer Holiday Adventure Camps

28th June 2021 - 11th August 2021
Luss

This Summer, West End Adventure are running six weeks of fun and action packed adventurous activities in Luss!
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Summer Holiday Programme

Summer Holiday Programme

29th June 2021 - 14th August 2021

Baltic Street Adventure Playground is running a holiday programme until 14th of August, Tuesday to Saturday. It's free to attend (booking required) and has lots for the kids to do!
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Outdoor Summer Art Camp!

Outdoor Summer Art Camp!

30th June 2021 - 11th August 2021

Join MAKE at Dumbreck Playbarn for their Outdoor Art Camp where 5 - 11 year olds can be creative and make new friends this Summer!
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Camp Out for Cancer Support Scotland

Camp Out for Cancer Support Scotland

1st July 2021 - 30th September 2021
Nationwide

Make a fort in your living room, roll your sleeping bag out in your bedroom or pitch a tent out in your back garden and help raise vital funds for Cancer Support Scotland!
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Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust Open Sundays

Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust Open Sundays

Selected dates between 4th July 2021 - 5th September 2021

The Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust opens its Bridgeton Bus Garage to the public on selected Sundays throughout the year!
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Bard in the Botanics

Bard in the Botanics

7th July 2021 - 28th August 2021

Bard in the Botanics are delighted to be returning to Glasgow Botanic Gardens for their 20th anniversary season with brand new productions of 'Twelfth Night' and 'The Winter's Tale'!
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Fun Fridays

Fun Fridays

Selected dates between 9th July 2021 - 13th August 2021

Platform Glasgow are turning every Friday throughout the summer holidays into Fun Fridays with different performances running each week!
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Toddler Tuesdays and Thursdays

Toddler Tuesdays and Thursdays

Selected dates between 13th July 2021 - 12th August 2021

Song, rhymes, puppets, music, games and imaginative play... it's Toddler Tuesdays and Thursdays onboard The Tall Ship Glenlee!
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Summer Programme - Artist-led Workshops

Summer Programme - Artist-led Workshops

Selected dates between 19th July 2021 - 13th August 2021

This summer The Tall Shop Glenlee will play host to five performers who will lead exciting, innovative and thought provoking workshops and performances for their visitors!
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GoMA Outdoor Summer Programme

GoMA Outdoor Summer Programme

Selected dates between 21st July 2021 - 14th August 2021

Glasgow's Gallery of Modern Art is running several fun-filled family sessions outdoors during the Summer Holidays!
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Pirate Treasure Hunts!

Pirate Treasure Hunts!

Selected dates between 21st July 2021 - 13th August 2021

Join The Tall Ship pirates on a treasure hunt to find Captain Scallywag's loot, hidden somewhere on-board, during the Summer holidays!
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BGCP Comic and Toy Market Tour: Loch Lomond

BGCP Comic and Toy Market Tour: Loch Lomond

Selected dates between 24th July 2021 - 21st August 2021

The BGCP is back for 2021 but on a smaller socially distanced scale! Don't miss them when they bring their Comic and Toy Market Tour to Loch Lomond Shores!
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Little Red and the Kelvinbridge Curse - POSTPONED

Little Red and the Kelvinbridge Curse - POSTPONED

24th July 2021 - 8th August 2021

Join Websters Theatre for their very first Summer panto extravaganza, Little Red and the Kelvinbridge Curse!
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Summer Of Esports

Summer Of Esports

26th July 2021 - 22nd August 2021

Take part in Belong Summer of Esports by heading down to Belong Glasgow inside GAME on Union Street between now and August 22nd!
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AR26 Charity - Football for All - FREE Summer Holiday Camps

AR26 Charity - Football for All - FREE Summer Holiday Camps

2nd August 2021 - 6th August 2021

AR26 Charity are running free Football for All Summer Holiday Camps in North Glasgow between the 2nd and 6th August!
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Govanhill International Festival and Carnival

Govanhill International Festival and Carnival

2nd August 2021 - 15th August 2021
Glasgow South Side

Govanhill International Festival and Carnival is a cultural celebration of our unique community, including a Carnival Parade on Saturday 7th August and a whole host of other events!
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Castlemilk Park Community Cinema

Castlemilk Park Community Cinema

6th August 2021

New for this season's events programme, Castlemilk Park Project proudly present The Stables Garden Outdoor Cinema!
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Summer All Day Dance Workshop

Summer All Day Dance Workshop

6th August 2021

Katie Kerr Dance & Wellness will be hosting a full day Dance Workshop for 10 to 16 year olds at Dance Glasgow Studios in the West End!
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Brodick Highland Games - CANCELLED

Brodick Highland Games - CANCELLED

7th August 2021
Brodick

The 2021 Brodick Highland Games will be held at Ormidale Park on Saturday 7th August, they're a great day out for all the family!
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Lairds & Ladies Family Visit

Lairds & Ladies Family Visit

7th August 2021

Join the team at Pollok House to hear about some of the interesting characters who have lived in the house and discover their favourite hobbies!
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Meet the Gruffalo Storytelling Event

Meet the Gruffalo Storytelling Event

7th August 2021

Whirly Gig are bringing their interactive outdoor event, which tells the famous story of the tiny brown mouse & a very large gruffalo, to the Hidden Gardens on 7th August!
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Piping Live!

Piping Live!

7th August 2021 - 15th August 2021
Various Locations Glasgow

Piping Live! Glasgow's International Piping Festival is a 9-day celebration which will see events such as concerts, talks, recitals and more take place across the city!
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Kames Classic Car Show

Kames Classic Car Show

8th August 2021
Muirkirk

Join East Ayrshire Car Club for the annual Kames Classic Car Show on Sunday 8th August at Kames Motorsport Complex, Muirkirk!
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Swan Loch

Swan Loch

10th August 2021

Swan Loch is an interactive ballet, music and theatre show based on Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake, for children aged 5-10!
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Scottish Opera Pop-up Opera Tour - A Little Bit of Iolanthe, The Mikado and The Gondoliers

Scottish Opera Pop-up Opera Tour - A Little Bit of Iolanthe, The Mikado and The Gondoliers

13th August 2021 - 15th August 2021

Pop-up Opera is back on the road for Summer 2021 with a bumper tour featuring Gilbert & Sullivans' best-loved hits! Don't miss it at Scottish Opera Production Studios between 13th & 15th August!
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Max & Harvey

Max & Harvey

16th April 2022

Join Max & Harvey as they take over the Lomond Auditorium at the SEC Glasgow for one night only on 16th April!
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Kelburn Garden Party

Kelburn Garden Party

1st July 2022 - 4th July 2022

The Kelburn Garden Party is a music and arts festival that explodes across numerous stages, nooks and spaces throughout the magical glen and stunning gardens that surround Kelburn Castle!
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BGCP Comic Con: Loch Lomond

BGCP Comic Con: Loch Lomond

2nd July 2022 - 3rd July 2022

BGCP Comic Con returns to Loch Lomond Shores on 2nd & 3rd July with a family-friendly event suitable for heroes of all ages!
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Peppa Pig’s Best Day Ever

Peppa Pig’s Best Day Ever

13th July 2022 - 14th July 2022

Prepare for the brand new Peppa Pig live show when it comes to the King's Theatre Glasgow, packed full of songs, games and laughter, it really is the best day ever for Peppa Pig fans!
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Paw Patrol Live!

Paw Patrol Live!

29th July 2022

The most popular rescue dogs on the planet are returning to Glasgow! Catch Paw Patrol live at the SEC Armadillo on 29th July 2022!
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BGCP Comic Con: Dunoon

BGCP Comic Con: Dunoon

30th July 2022

BGCP Comic Con has made the decision to cross over to Dunoon on Saturday 30th July to present Dunoon's first ever Comic Con in the newly refurbished Queen's Hall!
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Events in East Renfrewshire

East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure Summer Classes

East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure Summer Classes

28th June 2021 - 13th August 2021

East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure's summer sports classes are back! You can book your child into their favourite sports class, available throughout the holidays!

Find out about East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure Summer Classes on What's On East Renfrewshire
PRIME Football Summer Camps

PRIME Football Summer Camps

28th June 2021 - 14th August 2021

Glasgow's brand new coaching brand PRIME Football Coaching is launching this summer with four weeks of fun football camps at Pro Soccer, Rouken Glen Park!

Find out about PRIME Football Summer Camps on What's On East Renfrewshire
Pro-Soccer Minis Summer Camps

Pro-Soccer Minis Summer Camps

28th June 2021 - 13th August 2021

Pro-Soccer Minis Summer Camps is a fun and enjoyable class to introduce our pre-school children an enjoyable start to the nation's favourite game!

Find out about Pro-Soccer Minis Summer Camps on What's On East Renfrewshire
Pro-Soccer Skills School Summer Camps

Pro-Soccer Skills School Summer Camps

28th June 2021 - 13th August 2021

Pro-Soccer Skills School Summer Camp is a fun and innovative class designed to give children an enjoyable start to the nation's favourite game!

Find out about Pro-Soccer Skills School Summer Camps on What's On East Renfrewshire
East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure Summer Camps

East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure Summer Camps

5th July 2021 - 6th August 2021

East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure are running their popular All-Stars camps 5 days a week throughout the Summer Holidays!

Find out about East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure Summer Camps on What's On East Renfrewshire
Zippys Gymnastics Academy Summer Camps

Zippys Gymnastics Academy Summer Camps

12th July 2021 - 13th August 2021

Zippy's Gymnastics Academy's Summer Camps are now open for booking! Running on Mondays to Fridays during the holidays and suitable for ages 3+

Find out about Zippys Gymnastics Academy Summer Camps on What's On East Renfrewshire
Rouken Glen Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival

Rouken Glen Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival

18th September 2021 - 19th September 2021

Some of Scotland's best food trucks, street food operators and independent craft brewers will come together for a family friendly food & drink celebration in Rouken Glen Park in September!

Find out about Rouken Glen Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival on What's On East Renfrewshire

Events in Edinburgh and the Lothians

Cuddly Corgi Treasure Hunt

Cuddly Corgi Treasure Hunt

20th May 2021 - 31st August 2021

Looking to entertain the kids? Come and spot our cuddly corgis hiding around Britannia’s tour route.

Find out about Cuddly Corgi Treasure Hunt on What's On Edinburgh
Ellie Harrison: Early Warning Signs

Ellie Harrison: Early Warning Signs

1st June 2021 - 31st December 2021

The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is hosting one of artist Ellie Harrison’s four Early Warning Signs.

Find out about Ellie Harrison: Early Warning Signs on What's On Edinburgh
In Our Yard: After Zooms

In Our Yard: After Zooms

Selected dates between 4th June 2021 - 27th August 2021

‘After Zooms’ are a re-invention of Capital Theatres popular play days and they are happening live and in-person in Festival Theatre's Courtyard this summer.

Find out about In Our Yard: After Zooms on What's On Edinburgh
In Our Yard: Wee Creatives

In Our Yard: Wee Creatives

Selected dates between 4th June 2021 - 27th August 2021

This summer Capital Theatres are delighted to be returning with Wee Creatives, live and in person, delivered in the newly transformed courtyard space at the Festival Theatre!

Find out about In Our Yard: Wee Creatives on What's On Edinburgh
In Our Yard: Family Takeovers

In Our Yard: Family Takeovers

Selected dates between 5th June 2021 - 28th August 2021

Family takeovers are back with two hour sessions delivered outdoors by professional artist, providing an opportunity for families to make, create and play together.

Find out about In Our Yard: Family Takeovers on What's On Edinburgh
Search Party Edinburgh

Search Party Edinburgh

14th June 2021 - 29th August 2021

Search Party Edinburgh is back for Summer 2021! Race against the clock around the streets of Edinburgh and help Professor Artie Fact find the missing city mascot.

Find out about Search Party Edinburgh on What's On Edinburgh
Discovering the Deep Outdoor Exhibition

Discovering the Deep Outdoor Exhibition

26th June 2021 - 15th August 2021

Explore the mysteries of the deep ocean in this outdoor photography exhibition that tells the story of marine science in Scotland, from its earliest beginnings to the present day.

Find out about Discovering the Deep Outdoor Exhibition on What's On Edinburgh
Den Building Adventures and Astounding Discoveries

Den Building Adventures and Astounding Discoveries

30th June 2021 - 22nd August 2021

2021 is a very special summer, and at Almond Valley we're doing even more than usual to ensure that everyone enjoys a brilliant time with our range of activities for children of all ages!

Find out about Den Building Adventures and Astounding Discoveries on What's On Edinburgh
Summer Holidays Aboard Britannia

Summer Holidays Aboard Britannia

1st July 2021 - 31st August 2021

With complimentary audio guides available in both adult and children’s versions, step aboard the Best UK Attraction (Which? Magazine, 2020) this summer, The Royal Yacht Britannia!

Find out about Summer Holidays Aboard Britannia on What's On Edinburgh
Tynecastle DigiFest - Online Festival of Learning

Tynecastle DigiFest - Online Festival of Learning

5th July 2021 - 12th August 2021

Tynecastle DigiFest, the online Festival of Learning, is on until 13th August with an amazing line-up of guest speakers and workshops guaranteed to get you thinking about how you can use technology.

Find out about Tynecastle DigiFest - Online Festival of Learning on What's On Edinburgh
Art Map Making - Summer Workshops

Art Map Making - Summer Workshops

Selected dates between 7th July 2021 - 11th August 2021

Every Wednesday from July 7th - August 11th a variety of artists will be hosting sessions for young people (age 11+) to explore different art making techniques.

Find out about Art Map Making - Summer Workshops on What's On Edinburgh
Summer Holidays at Can You Escape? Edinburgh

Summer Holidays at Can You Escape? Edinburgh

8th July 2021 - 1st September 2021

Can You Escape? is a family friendly escape room venue in the heart of Edinburgh. Book now to experience Edinburgh's most magical escape rooms this summer!

Find out about Summer Holidays at Can You Escape? Edinburgh on What's On Edinburgh
Pentlands Activity Camps - Summer

Pentlands Activity Camps - Summer

12th July 2021 - 13th August 2021

Pentlands Activity Camps (PAC) offers school holiday fun, adventure and activity for school aged children (5+/nearing the end of Primary 1) and young teenagers.

Find out about Pentlands Activity Camps - Summer on What's On Edinburgh
A Summer To Remember - Bobby’s Heritage Trail

A Summer To Remember - Bobby’s Heritage Trail

13th July 2021 - 31st August 2021

Looking for free fun activities for children over the summer holidays? Come along to 'A Summer to Remember' at The Wee Museum of Memory in Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre, Edinburgh!

Find out about A Summer To Remember - Bobby’s Heritage Trail on What's On Edinburgh
Kids Funky Wonky Crochet Sculpture - 5 week holiday course

Kids Funky Wonky Crochet Sculpture - 5 week holiday course

14th July 2021 - 14th August 2021

Crochet a playful sculpture or a collection of tactile shapes over the summer holidays on this 5 week online summer course run by AlmaBorealis! Suitable for children aged 6-12 years.

Preston Hall Walled Garden

Preston Hall Walled Garden

1st August 2021 - 29th August 2021

Set within 200 acres of private parkland, The Preston Hall Walled Garden is opening for the month of August only for all to come and enjoy!

Find out about Preston Hall Walled Garden on What's On Edinburgh
Jacobite Edinburgh - A Healthy Walk through History

Jacobite Edinburgh - A Healthy Walk through History

5th August 2021 - 7th August 2021

Take a walking tour through time, seeing Edinburgh's Old Town as it was when the Jacobites were there from September 17th to October 31st 1745.

Find out about Jacobite Edinburgh - A Healthy Walk through History on What's On Edinburgh
Army@TheFringe

Army@TheFringe

6th August 2021 - 22nd August 2021

Army@TheFringe returns to the stage at Edinburgh in August with a bright and bold programme of theatre, discussions, installation - mixed with magic and variety.

Find out about Army@TheFringe on What's On Edinburgh
Edinburgh Colour Bomb Carnival

Edinburgh Colour Bomb Carnival

6th August 2021 - 16th August 2021

Edinburgh Colour Bomb Carnival is back for 2021 at Sighthill Park from 6th to 16th August.

Find out about Edinburgh Colour Bomb Carnival on What's On Edinburgh
Funbox: Back to the Fringe

Funbox: Back to the Fringe

6th August 2021 - 15th August 2021

Funbox have created a sparkling show for families maintaining the balance of traditional singalong songs and brand-new compositions, but with a distinctly Scottish flavour.

Find out about Funbox: Back to the Fringe on What's On Edinburgh
Hunt for Treasure Island

Hunt for Treasure Island

6th August 2021 - 15th August 2021

Escape room meets theatre in this interactive, family-friendly adventure around the streets of Edinburgh’s New Town.

Find out about Hunt for Treasure Island on What's On Edinburgh
Fringe by the Sea: Gordon Buchanan – Animal Families and Me

Fringe by the Sea: Gordon Buchanan – Animal Families and Me

7th August 2021

Animal Families and Me promises a unique opportunity to hear personal recollections of Gordon’s globetrotting travels, as he delves into his world of weird, wild and wonderful wildlife.

Sculpture Saturday: Plot your dream garden with Alaya Ang & Hussein Mitha

Sculpture Saturday: Plot your dream garden with Alaya Ang & Hussein Mitha

Selected dates between 7th August 2021 - 14th August 2021

Join artist Alaya Ang and Hussein Mitha for this Plot your dream garden workshop and make a collaborative collage that grows across the Sculpture Workshop’s courtyard!

MagicFest at the Fringe - The Secret Room

MagicFest at the Fringe - The Secret Room

Selected dates between 8th August 2021 - 21st August 2021

What mysteries does Lauriston Castle conceal? Come along and explore untold mysteries in the Secret Room!

Find out about MagicFest at the Fringe - The Secret Room on What's On Edinburgh
Woodland Treasure Box

Woodland Treasure Box

11th August 2021

Make your own little treasure box to store your Summer memories and decorate it with natures scenes with Lauriston Castle staff!

Find out about Woodland Treasure Box on What's On Edinburgh
Treasure Island

Treasure Island

14th August 2021

It’s pirate ships, pieces of eight and salty old sea dogs at Newhailes House in Quantum Theatre’s swashbuckling new adaptation of the classic pirate adventure, Treasure Island.

Find out about Treasure Island on What's On Edinburgh
Walter Scott Storytelling Festival Day

Walter Scott Storytelling Festival Day

15th August 2021 - 15th July 2021

Born 250 years ago, Scottish novelist Walter Scott was at one time the most famous writer in the world. Join us on his birthday to celebrate Scott and his connection to the Palace of Holyroodhouse!

Find out about Walter Scott Storytelling Festival Day on What's On Edinburgh
Field - Something for the Future Now

Field - Something for the Future Now

Selected dates between 22nd August 2021 - 29th August 2021

Directed by Christine Devaney and featuring an ensemble of Edinburgh-based performers, Field is an immersive, uplifting work that has Arthur’s Seat as its backdrop.

Find out about Field - Something for the Future Now on What's On Edinburgh
Zog and the Flying Doctors

Zog and the Flying Doctors

9th July 2022 - 13th July 2022

The roar-some crew are back at the Festival Theatre Edinburgh for a brand new adventure.

Find out about Zog and the Flying Doctors on What's On Edinburgh
Paw Patrol Live

Paw Patrol Live

3rd August 2022

PAW Patrol Live! “Race to the Rescue” brings everybody’s favourite pups to the Edinburgh Playhouse stage for an action packed, high-energy, musical adventure!

Find out about Paw Patrol Live on What's On Edinburgh
Foodies Festival

Foodies Festival

5th August 2022 - 7th August 2022

Foodies Festival, the UK’s biggest food festival, returns to Edinburgh’s Inverleith Park 5th, 6th and 7th August 2022!

Find out about Foodies Festival on What's On Edinburgh
The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

5th August 2022 - 27th August 2022

It is with deep regret that we announced the cancellation of the 2021 Tattoo but we will return from 5th to 27th August 2022.

Find out about The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on What's On Edinburgh

Events in Fife

Summer of Snakes at Deep Sea World

Summer of Snakes at Deep Sea World

27th June 2021 - 21st August 2021

Enjoy a great day out at Deep Sea World and learn all about snakes in their Summer of Snakes exhibit along with fun activites for children and adults of all ages.

Find out about Summer of Snakes at Deep Sea World on What's On Fife
Burntisland Fairground

Burntisland Fairground

6th July 2021 - 15th August 2021

Burntisland Fairground returns this summer! Situated on the links just yards from a Blue Flag beach, this traditional funfair provides all you need for a great family day out.

Find out about Burntisland Fairground on What's On Fife
Aberdour Festival - POSTPONED

Aberdour Festival - POSTPONED

30th July 2021 - 8th August 2021

The Aberdour Festival is possibly the best festival of the Summer, each year playing host to an exciting and packed programme of events!

Find out about Aberdour Festival - POSTPONED on What's On Fife
Scottish Opera: Pop-Up Opera

Scottish Opera: Pop-Up Opera

4th August 2021 - 5th August 2021

Pop-up Opera is back on the road for Summer 2021 with a bumper tour featuring Gilbert & Sullivans' best-loved hits! Don't miss it at St Andrews Band Stand.

Find out about Scottish Opera: Pop-Up Opera on What's On Fife
Clocks and Automata - A hands-on exhibition!

Clocks and Automata - A hands-on exhibition!

7th August 2021

Don't miss Quirky Clocks and Amazing Automata, the results of woodcrafter Ian Graham’s Lockdown Labours, now brought together in a hands-on exhibition where the visitors do the work!

Find out about Clocks and Automata - A hands-on exhibition! on What's On Fife
Shakespeare’s Henry V at Falkland Palace & Garden

Shakespeare’s Henry V at Falkland Palace & Garden

15th August 2021

Against the dramatic backdrop of one of the former homes of Mary Queen of Scots, the stirring tale of the charismatic king will be brought to life over a summer’s evening.

Peppa Pig’s Best Day Ever!

Peppa Pig’s Best Day Ever!

6th July 2022 - 8th July 2022

Prepare for the brand new Peppa Pig live show packed full of songs, games and laughter, it really is the best day ever for Peppa Pig fans!

Find out about Peppa Pig’s Best Day Ever! on What's On Fife
Milkshake! Live

Milkshake! Live

19th August 2022

Don't miss all your favourites friends when Milkshake! Live returns to Rothes Halls on Friday 19th August 2022!

Find out about Milkshake! Live on What's On Fife

Events in Lanarkshire

Strathaven Miniature Railway 2021 Season

Strathaven Miniature Railway 2021 Season

Selected dates between 1st May 2021 - 25th September 2021

Strathaven Miniature Railway reopens for the 2021 season on Saturday 1st May and will run every Saturday until the end of September!

Find out about Strathaven Miniature Railway 2021 Season on What's On Lanarkshire
WALKCYCLE4AIR Treasure Trail

WALKCYCLE4AIR Treasure Trail

17th June 2021 - 31st August 2021

A Treasure Trail App game has been launched to offer summer fun in the area around the Hamilton Palace Grounds and Strathclyde Country Park!

Find out about WALKCYCLE4AIR Treasure Trail on What's On Lanarkshire
Jurassic Lanark Trail

Jurassic Lanark Trail

25th June 2021 - 29th August 2021

After 50 million years, the dinosaurs are back! Don't miss your chance to spot them on the Jurassic Lanark Trail this Summer!

Find out about Jurassic Lanark Trail on What's On Lanarkshire
Family Fun Quizzes and Trails

Family Fun Quizzes and Trails

26th June 2021 - 18th August 2021

Low Parks Museum have a whole host of quizzes and trails in place over the summer which are guaranteed to keep young and old entertained, even the youngest of time detectives!

Find out about Family Fun Quizzes and Trails on What's On Lanarkshire
Jurassic Adventures - Kids Craft & STEM Workshops (Part of Jurassic Lanark’s Dinosaur Trail)

Jurassic Adventures - Kids Craft & STEM Workshops (Part of Jurassic Lanark’s Dinosaur Trail)

26th June 2021 - 29th August 2021

Material Geeks are running a series of workshops in Lanark this summer to compliment Discover Lanark with their 'Walking in their Footsteps' Dinosaur trail!

ACE Summer Programme

ACE Summer Programme

28th June 2021 - 15th August 2021

Looking for activities to entertain your children during the summer? SLLC will have a variety of ACE and Tiny ACE activities available at a range of venues across South Lanarkshire!

Find out about ACE Summer Programme on What's On Lanarkshire
Uddingston Sport Camps - Summer

Uddingston Sport Camps - Summer

28th June 2021 - 13th August 2021

Uddingston Sport Camps are back for the Summer Holidays with seven weeks of multi sport camps between the 28th June and 13th August!

Find out about Uddingston Sport Camps - Summer on What's On Lanarkshire
Bushcraft Academy

Bushcraft Academy

Selected dates between 5th July 2021 - 9th August 2021

Immersed in nature, your child will learn how to utilise the resources around them on OutLET: Play Resource's Bushcraft Academy at RSPB Barons Haugh!

Find out about Bushcraft Academy on What's On Lanarkshire
Games On The Green

Games On The Green

Selected dates between 2nd August 2021 - 30th August 2021

David Livingstone Birthplace will have a variety of lawn games available for you to play with on Mondays during August!

Find out about Games On The Green on What's On Lanarkshire
National Play Day

National Play Day

4th August 2021

Join us in celebrating children's right to play with a fun filled day including stories, face painting, outdoor games, arts and crafts and all the usual Summerlee fun!

Find out about National Play Day on What's On Lanarkshire
Crafts at David Livingstone

Crafts at David Livingstone

Selected dates between 5th August 2021 - 26th August 2021

Get creative at David Livingstone Birthplace on Thursday afternoons by joining one of their free craft sessions!

Find out about Crafts at David Livingstone on What's On Lanarkshire
The Pure Amazing Wiz of Oz

The Pure Amazing Wiz of Oz

5th August 2021

The Pure Amazing Wiz of Oz is an all singing, all dancing show for all the family not to be missed at East Kilbride Village Theatre on Thursday 5th August!

Find out about The Pure Amazing Wiz of Oz on What's On Lanarkshire
Nature Explorers

Nature Explorers

Selected dates between 6th August 2021 - 13th August 2021

Join the David Livingstone Birthplace team for one of their Nature Explorers sessions and explore the meadows and parklands surrounding the museum!

Find out about Nature Explorers on What's On Lanarkshire
BGCP Comic and Toy Market Tour: Cumbernauld

BGCP Comic and Toy Market Tour: Cumbernauld

Selected dates between 7th August 2021 - 4th December 2021

The BGCP is back for 2021 but on a smaller socially distanced scale! Don't miss them when they bring their Comic and Toy Market Tour to the Cumbernauld Centre!

Find out about BGCP Comic and Toy Market Tour: Cumbernauld on What's On Lanarkshire
Scottish Opera Pop-up Opera Tour - A Little bit of HMS Pinafore and The Pirates of Penzance

Scottish Opera Pop-up Opera Tour - A Little bit of HMS Pinafore and The Pirates of Penzance

7th August 2021

Pop-up Opera is back on the road for Summer 2021 with a bumper tour featuring Gilbert & Sullivans' best-loved hits! Don't miss it at East Kilbride Arts Centre on 7th August!

Storytime at David Livingstone Birthplace

Storytime at David Livingstone Birthplace

Selected dates between 7th August 2021 - 11th August 2021

Join the David Livingstone Birthplace team for one their regular storytime sessions!

Find out about Storytime at David Livingstone Birthplace on What's On Lanarkshire
Meet the Gruffalo Storytelling Event

Meet the Gruffalo Storytelling Event

8th August 2021

Whirly Gig are bringing their interactive outdoor event, which tells the famous story of the tiny brown mouse & a very large gruffalo, to Langloch Farm, Lanark on 8th August!

Find out about Meet the Gruffalo Storytelling Event on What's On Lanarkshire
Pedal In the Park

Pedal In the Park

14th August 2021 - 15th August 2021

Join Wee Cycle Cumbernauld CIC at Palacerigg Country Park on the 14th and 15th August for their free cycling event, Pedal In the Park!

Find out about Pedal In the Park on What's On Lanarkshire
Milkshake! Live - Milkshake Monkey’s Musical

Milkshake! Live - Milkshake Monkey’s Musical

16th July 2022

Don't miss all your favourites including Fireman Sam, Noddy, Shimmer & Shine, Digby Dragon, Wissper, Nella the Princess Knight and the Floogals when Milkshake! Live returns to Motherwell Concert Hall!

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Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Little Explorers Trail

Little Explorers Trail

19th June 2021 - 31st August 2021

Spend some quality family time together at RSPB Scotland Lochwinnoch taking part in one of their self-led Little Explorers Trails this Summer!

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BRICKLIVE Animal Paradise

BRICKLIVE Animal Paradise

26th June 2021 - 15th August 2021

Have a great family day out in Paisley this summer with BRICKLIVE's Animal Paradise running from Saturday 26th June until Sunday 15th August!

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Get Into Summer: Renfrewshire

Get Into Summer: Renfrewshire

28th June 2021 - 8th August 2021

5 to 25 year olds can enjoy a wide-range of free and fun-filled summer activities courtesy of Renfrewshire Council as part of the national Get Into Summer campaign!

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PACE Summer Fest!

PACE Summer Fest!

28th June 2021 - 14th August 2021

Jam-packed with unique and varied creative performance experiences for ages 3-21, PACE is excited to present their Summer Fest 2021!

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Renfrewshire Leisure Summer Activity Camps

Renfrewshire Leisure Summer Activity Camps

28th June 2021 - 6th August 2021

Renfrewshire Leisure's summer activity camps are back with a mixture of fun indoor and outdoor sporting activities, arts & crafts, games, and so much more!

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Vacation XSite

Vacation XSite

5th July 2021 - 15th August 2021

Vacation XSite is an exciting summer-long event offering customers exclusive retailer discounts as well as an interactive treasure hunt for kids, meaning a summer of fun for all is guaranteed!

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BGCP Comic and Toy Market Tour: Greenock

BGCP Comic and Toy Market Tour: Greenock

Selected dates between 10th July 2021 - 13th November 2021

The BGCP is back for 2021 but on a smaller socially distanced scale! Don't miss them when they bring their Comic and Toy Market Tour to the Oak Mall Greenock!

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BGCP Comic and Toy Market Tour: Paisley

BGCP Comic and Toy Market Tour: Paisley

Selected dates between 17th July 2021 - 20th November 2021

The BGCP is back for 2021 but on a smaller socially distanced scale! Don't miss them when they bring their Comic and Toy Market Tour to The Paisley Centre!

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Kids Sewing Class

Kids Sewing Class

Selected dates between 21st July 2021 - 10th September 2021

If you're not sure what to do with your kids this summer then why not introduce them to a new hobby courtesy of Thimbleberry Sewing!

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Tree Climbing at Boden Boo

Tree Climbing at Boden Boo

29th July 2021 - 22nd August 2021

For a whole hour, you can get away from terra firma and find out just what's up there beyond the leaves thanks to Treetop Rocks' Tree Climbing sessions at Boden Boo!

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The Swings

The Swings

11th August 2021

Edinburgh's All or Nothing Aerial Dance Theatre will visit Greenock on Wednesday 11th August on the Scottish tour of their new outdoor, interactive and family focused production, The Swings!

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CarFest

CarFest

14th August 2021

Join St Vincent's Hospice for their annual car extravaganza, Carfest in Paisley Town Centre on Saturday 14th August!

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Events in Stirling and Falkirk

Summer Holidays Activity Programme

Summer Holidays Activity Programme

28th June 2021 - 13th August 2021

Join us at The Battle of Bannockburn over the summer holidays for a dazzling array of exciting activities!

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Rubber Chicken Theatre: Summer ‘Show in a Week’

Rubber Chicken Theatre: Summer ‘Show in a Week’

23rd July 2021 - 8th August 2021

Fancy an outing to something a bit different, why not join Rubber Chicken Theatre up on the beautiful Holmehill in Dunblane for one of their Summer 'show in a week' performances!

Find out about Rubber Chicken Theatre: Summer ‘Show in a Week’ on What's On Stirling
Epic Art Exhibition 2021

Epic Art Exhibition 2021

24th July 2021 - 15th August 2021

Come along to Macrobert Arts Centre to see some truly epic artworks! This year we had over 150 artist submissions all creating art centred on the theme –‘The Most Incredible Thing’.

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HIT PLAY Youth Summer Programme

HIT PLAY Youth Summer Programme

29th July 2021 - 6th August 2021

Are you between the ages of 13-25 & living in Stirling? Then don’t miss out on Creative Stirling's Youth Summer Programme with a variety of fun and educatinal skills classes!

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Foraging for Youngsters (8-11 year olds)

Foraging for Youngsters (8-11 year olds)

6th August 2021

Learn how to forage safely, how to identify plants and enjoy some foraging games too at this event run by Transition Stirling!

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Spirit Untamed

Spirit Untamed

6th August 2021 - 12th August 2021

Spirit Untamed is an epic adventure about a headstrong girl longing for a place to belong when her life intersects with a wild horse. Screening at Macrobert from 6th - 12th August.

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Paint and Dye Making Workshop (8-11 year olds)

Paint and Dye Making Workshop (8-11 year olds)

11th August 2021

Learn how to use things as diverse as onion peel, red cabbage and wildflowers to make your own paints and pigments for use in any upcycling project you have in mind.

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Children’s Parliament Event

Children’s Parliament Event

12th August 2021

In this online event, you will find out about the Scottish Children's Parliament reporters on Climate Change, it's open to all children aged 8 - 14 years old.

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The Swings

The Swings

12th August 2021

Come and enter our world of The Swings. - A 5m high giant swing set, 2 swings, 2 aerialists and a sound installation where you can play, watch, and listen. An interactive event for all the family!

Find out about The Swings on What's On Stirling
Young Foragers (12-14 year olds)

Young Foragers (12-14 year olds)

13th August 2021

Transition Stirling is delighted to bring you a foraging event for children aged 12 to 14 years old as part of Summer of Activities!

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Young Foragers (8-11 year olds)

Young Foragers (8-11 year olds)

13th August 2021

Transition Stirling is delighted to bring you a foraging event for children aged 8 to 11 years old as part of Summer of Activities!

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