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

2nd April 2022 - 30th September 2022

Loch Lomond Faerie Trail is back with a new trail mystery! Book Now for tickets right through the summer and join in the biggest adventure yet!
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School Holiday Adventure Camps

School Holiday Adventure Camps

4th April 2022 - 12th August 2022
Luss

West End Adventure are running their award-winning School Holiday Adventure Camps during the Easter and Summer holidays!
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Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust Open Sundays

Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust Open Sundays

Selected dates between 8th May 2022 - 4th September 2022

The Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust opens its Bridgeton Bus Garage to the public on selected Sundays throughout the year!
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Children’s Potions & Science Class

Children’s Potions & Science Class

Selected dates between 21st May 2022 - 17th December 2022

Join The Root of Magic for a magically awesome time in their weekly potions and science workshop, held on Saturdays and Sundays!
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Dandelion Festival - Free For Alls

Dandelion Festival - Free For Alls

Selected dates between 28th May 2022 - 23rd July 2022
Nationwide

Dandelion Festival's Free for Alls are travelling Scotland this summer, giving away thousands of free plant plugs to anyone who fancies having a grow!
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FREE Open Air Cinema at QPA

FREE Open Air Cinema at QPA

30th May 2022 - 29th August 2022

Open-air cinema returns to Queen's Park Arena this summer with a selection of 'Cults & Classics' themed films including The Big Lebowski, Pulp Fiction and Big Trouble in Little China!
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Bard in the Botanics

Bard in the Botanics

22nd June 2022 - 30th July 2022

Bard in the Botanics are delighted to be returning to Glasgow Botanic Gardens for their 2022 Summer Season with 'Antic Fables & Fairy Toys'!
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Clyde Cruising Club Dinghy Sailing Summer School

Clyde Cruising Club Dinghy Sailing Summer School

27th June 2022 - 5th August 2022
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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Junior Tennis Camps

Junior Tennis Camps

27th June 2022 - 12th August 2022

SWA Tennis Camps are directed by some of the most respected coaches and tennis professionals, they'll be running Junior Camps for 5 to 17 year olds across the summer at Hillhead Tennis Club!
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Summer In The City School Holiday Camps

Summer In The City School Holiday Camps

27th June 2022 - 12th August 2022
Various Locations Glasgow

Summer In The City return to four venues across Glasgow with their popular Summer Camps for 4 to 12 year olds!
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121 Football Coaching Camp - Summer

121 Football Coaching Camp - Summer

29th June 2022 - 12th August 2022

121 Sports Coaching are running their hugely popular football camps for four weeks during the summer holidays at Goals Glasgow South!
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Children’s Potions & Science Class - Summer Sessions

Children’s Potions & Science Class - Summer Sessions

Selected dates between 29th June 2022 - 12th August 2022

Join The Root of Magic for a magically awesome time in their midweek potions and science workshop, held on Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays during the Summer holidays!
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Kelvingrove Bandstand Open Week

Kelvingrove Bandstand Open Week

2nd July 2022 - 8th July 2022

Glasgow Life will throw open the doors of the beautiful Kelvingrove Bandstand for a fantastic week-long FREE programme of children and family events!
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Sea Monsters!

Sea Monsters!

2nd July 2022 - 18th October 2022

The Sea Monsters! exhibition at the Scottish Maritime Museum, Irvine is a fantastical and fun celebration of Scottish legends and maritime mythology showcasing artists from across Scotland and beyond!
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Giffnock North Summer Athletics Camps

Giffnock North Summer Athletics Camps

4th July 2022 - 12th August 2022

Giffnock North Athletics Club's Summer Holiday Camps are a great way to have fun, whilst trying out some fun athletics activities and making new friends!
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Girls Golf Hub

Girls Golf Hub

4th July 2022 - 8th July 2022

Bearsden Golf Club in association with Scottish Golf present their Girls Golf Hub 2022 featuring five days of coaching and golfing fun for girls!
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Hillhead Summer Arts Academy - Juniors

Hillhead Summer Arts Academy - Juniors

4th July 2022 - 8th July 2022

Interested in drama, music, art and performance? Join Halo Arts for a week long summer holiday arts project for young people aged 6-8!
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Hillhead Summer Arts Academy - Seniors

Hillhead Summer Arts Academy - Seniors

4th July 2022 - 8th July 2022

Interested in drama, music, art and performance? Join Halo Arts for a week long summer holiday arts project for young people aged 9-12!
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Baltic Street Adventure Playground Summer Holiday Programme

Baltic Street Adventure Playground Summer Holiday Programme

5th July 2022 - 13th August 2022

Baltic Street Adventure Playground is running a holiday programme until 13th of August, Tuesday to Saturday. It's free to attend and has lots for the kids to do!
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Rhythm Academy Summer Stage School (Primary 1 to Primary 3)

Rhythm Academy Summer Stage School (Primary 1 to Primary 3)

5th July 2022 - 8th July 2022

5-star rated Performing Arts school Rhythm Academy is running a Summer Stage School in the heart of Lenzie! Come and learn showpieces in a fun, friendly environment!
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Kids Crafts

Kids Crafts

Selected dates between 6th July 2022 - 13th August 2022

Bring the kids along to Pollok House for one of their craft sessions where will enjoy an hour of craft activities while accompanying adults will be offered tea or coffee, and are welcome to join in!
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Scone Making at Pollok House

Scone Making at Pollok House

Selected dates between 7th July 2022 - 28th July 2022

A fun-filled activity for all the family! Bake your own scones at Pollok House, then enjoy these tasty treats fresh from the oven!
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Circus Vegas: Ayr

Circus Vegas: Ayr

9th July 2022 - 12th July 2022
Ayr

Circus Vegas, a new death-defying circus, is touring the UK and will stop off at Ayr's Low Green between the 9th and 12th July with the ultimate show to remember!
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Polar Bears Go, Go, Go!

Polar Bears Go, Go, Go!

Selected dates between 9th July 2022 - 11th July 2022

Join the very lovable but slightly hapless Polar Bears at Platform Glasgow as they set off on their holiday adventures... what could go wrong?
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Village Storytelling Festival: Feast of Fools

Village Storytelling Festival: Feast of Fools

9th July 2022

Join storyteller Daniel Serridge at his dinner table of foolishness as you choose the tales he regales you with from a menu that includes disgusting banquets, salubrious suppers and measly meals.
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Carmunnock And Castlemilk Summer Arts Academy

Carmunnock And Castlemilk Summer Arts Academy

11th July 2022 - 15th July 2022

Interested in drama, music, art and performance? Join Halo Arts for a week long summer holiday arts project for young people aged 6-12!
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Govan Summer Arts Academy

Govan Summer Arts Academy

11th July 2022 - 15th July 2022

Join Halo Arts at the Pearce Institute for a week-long summer holiday arts project for young people aged 6 to 12!
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Improv Ensemble Summer Intensives

Improv Ensemble Summer Intensives

Selected dates between 11th July 2022 - 27th July 2022
Glasgow City Centre

Embedded Musician, Calum Huggan, will be leading two exciting summer programmes, the 'Improv Ensemble' for young musicians aged 16-23!
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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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Under The Sea Rainbow Wonderland

Under The Sea Rainbow Wonderland

13th July 2022 - 27th July 2022

This Summer join Rainbow Twisters for their fantastic Under The Sea Rainbow Wonderland event... a totally unique, fun and memorable experience for kids who love Balloons, Bubbles and Fun!
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Clyde Island Presents Summer Beach Festival

Clyde Island Presents Summer Beach Festival

15th July 2022 - 7th August 2022

Clyde Island is an urban beach in Glasgow City Centre with artisan food and drink, fully licensed bar, large beach and rides and attractions for the whole family!
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Kids Ceramics: Handbuilding with Clay

Kids Ceramics: Handbuilding with Clay

15th July 2022

A handbuilding class for children age 8+ where we will learn the basics of slab building with clay and make our own cups with jungle-themed handles!
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Glasgow Encanto Sing-A-Long with Meet & Greet, Soft Play, Lunch & Party!

Glasgow Encanto Sing-A-Long with Meet & Greet, Soft Play, Lunch & Party!

18th July 2022

The original & best magical & fantastical Encanto Sing-A-Long event will be returning to Go Wild Glasgow on 18th July!
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Outdoor Summer Drama Week

Outdoor Summer Drama Week

18th July 2022 - 22nd July 2022

What Happens Now? are excited to announce that they'll be running an Outdoor Summer Drama Week of workshops for kids and young people ages 3-16!
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Kids Sewing Class

Kids Sewing Class

19th July 2022

Art Space G41 are hosting a fun, creative class suitable for children aged 8+ to learn the basics of how a sewing machine works and how to use it safely!
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YDance: Project Y Evolution

YDance: Project Y Evolution

20th July 2022

Project Y Evolution is an aspirational and ambitious performance programme that allows young dancers aged 13 – 25 an insight into professional life as a dancer in a performing company.
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Zippos Circus at Kirkintilloch’s Woodhead Park

Zippos Circus at Kirkintilloch’s Woodhead Park

21st July 2022 - 31st July 2022
Kirkintilloch

Zippos Circus returns to Kirkintilloch’s Woodhead Park between the 21st and 31st July 2022 with their 'Big Top' tour!
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Glasgow Science Centre Summer Birthday Party

Glasgow Science Centre Summer Birthday Party

22nd July 2022

Glasgow Science Centre is celebrating its 21st Birthday and you're invited to join in the festivities at their Summer Birthday Party on Friday 22nd July!
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Pantomonium!

Pantomonium!

22nd July 2022 - 23rd July 2022

Mammoth musical show Pantomonium! is packed with musical hits, side-splitting comedy and features a cast of Glasgow's bright, young talent!
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Alexandra Park Festival Day

Alexandra Park Festival Day

23rd July 2022

After a two year break, Platform's annual family Festival Day and carnival parade at Alexandra Park returns for 2022 on Saturday 23rd July!
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Making Waves Festival

Making Waves Festival

23rd July 2022 - 24th July 2022
Irvine

Scotland's new seaside festival - Making Waves - will take place on the 23rd and 24th July at Irvine Beach Park and Harbourside!
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Plant Power!

Plant Power!

23rd July 2022

Join the Dams to Darnley Countryside Ranger on a guided tour of the Country Park's fascinating plants and learn about their medicinal, practical and culinary uses!
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Sufi Festival

Sufi Festival

23rd July 2022 - 24th July 2022

The annual Sufi Festival is a cultural experience of Islamic art, culture and heritage in the heart of Scotland's most diverse and multicultural community in Glasgow's Southside!
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Drama Summer School at Websters Theatre

Drama Summer School at Websters Theatre

25th July 2022 - 29th July 2022

McBeth School of Speech and Drama are running a Drama Summer School at Websters Theatre perfect for children aged 8 to 12 years old who would like to create their own play in a week!
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Cassiltoun Family Forest Fun Day: Fairies & Goblins of Castlemilk Park

Cassiltoun Family Forest Fun Day: Fairies & Goblins of Castlemilk Park

27th July 2022

Head along to Castlemilk Park on Wednesday 27th July for the annual Cassiltoun Family Forest Fun Day, this year's theme is Fairies & Goblins!
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ButeFest

ButeFest

29th July 2022 - 31st July 2022
Ettrick Bay

ButeFest, the much-loved boutique west coast music festival, returns this summer after a two-year pause, bringing live pop and folk music to the island from Friday 29th - Sunday 31st July!
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Circus Extreme

Circus Extreme

29th July 2022 - 14th August 2022

This year a death-defying and extreme circus is descending on the UK! Don't miss Circus Extreme at Silverburn between the 29th July and 14th August!
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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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Surge Festival

Surge Festival

29th July 2022 - 31st July 2022

Surge presents a bounty of outlandish and spectacular street theatre, unleashed on the public throughout the Merchant City Festival weekend!
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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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BGCP Comic Con: Loch Lomond

BGCP Comic Con: Loch Lomond

30th July 2022 - 31st July 2022

BGCP Comic Con returns to Loch Lomond Shores on 30th & 31st July with a family-friendly event suitable for heroes of all ages!
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Litter Pick and Pizza

Litter Pick and Pizza

30th July 2022

Join Castlemilk Park Project for a community litter pick in an area of the woodland to protect its wildlife, biodiversity and make it a lovely place for all.
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Summer Fete

Summer Fete

30th July 2022

Knightswood Congregational Church will host their annual Summer Fete on Saturday 30th July... come along to enjoy a great afternoon of family fun!
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The Bridge Family Festival Day

The Bridge Family Festival Day

30th July 2022

Come along and join in the summer festivities when the big Family Festival Day returns to The Bridge, Easterhouse on Saturday 30th July!
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Wrestling Experience Scotland: Family Wrestling Megashow

Wrestling Experience Scotland: Family Wrestling Megashow

30th July 2022

Wrestling Experience Scotland are bringing their Family Wrestling Megashow, featuring Grado, Jack Jester and many more, to O2 Academy Glasgow on Saturday 30th July!
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Piping Live!

Piping Live!

6th August 2022 - 14th August 2022
Various Locations Glasgow

Piping Live! Glasgow's International Piping Festival will return this summer with a calendar of in-person and virtual events from Saturday 6th - Sunday 14th August!
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Tree-tastic Tips and ID

Tree-tastic Tips and ID

6th August 2022

Learn how to identify what trees have the best conkers for challenges, pine-cones for art, holly for decorating, and loads more at Castlemilk Park!
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World Pipe Band Championships

World Pipe Band Championships

12th August 2022 - 13th August 2022

Thousands of pipers and drummers are expected to compete for the ultimate prize in pipe band competition when the World Pipe Band Championships return to Glasgow Green on the 12th and 13th August!
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Glasgow Card Show

Glasgow Card Show

13th August 2022

Do you love trading cards? Well then this event is for you! Don't miss the first Glasgow Card Show at Box Hub on Saturday 13th August!
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Bubble Rush

Bubble Rush

14th August 2022

Run, hop, dance, walk or push a pram around this bubble-tastic course to raise funds for the Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice!
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Events in East Renfrewshire

MACS Summer Holiday Club

MACS Summer Holiday Club

29th June 2022 - 16th August 2022

If you're looking for quality, nurturing childcare where children can enjoy a fun, energetic and enjoyable experience then look no further than MACS Summer Holiday Club!

Find out about MACS Summer Holiday Club on What's On East Renfrewshire
East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure Summer Camps

East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure Summer Camps

4th July 2022 - 5th August 2022

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

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Kids Summer Golf Camps

Kids Summer Golf Camps

4th July 2022 - 12th August 2022

Join Mearns Castle Golf Academy throughout the summer for their Kids Summer Golf Camps covering all aspects of golf including putting, chipping, pitching, irons and driving!

Find out about Kids Summer Golf Camps on What's On East Renfrewshire
Off Grid Summer Camp

Off Grid Summer Camp

Selected dates between 4th July 2022 - 4th August 2022

Looking for something different for your kids during the Summer Holidays? Off Grid Kids are running their outdoor camps for primary school children!

Find out about Off Grid Summer Camp on What's On East Renfrewshire
Whitelee Boggy Beasties Club

Whitelee Boggy Beasties Club

Selected dates between 6th July 2022 - 10th August 2022

The Whitelee Countryside Rangers' Boggy Beasties summer holiday club will return for 2022 and booking are now being taken!

Find out about Whitelee Boggy Beasties Club on What's On East Renfrewshire
Wimbledon: The Finals!

Wimbledon: The Finals!

9th July 2022 - 10th July 2022

Witness all the Wimbledon Finals action at Greenbank Garden on the 9th and 10th of July! Relax in the gorgeous Below Canvas Tipi and watch the matches on the 12ft LED screen!

Find out about Wimbledon: The Finals! on What's On East Renfrewshire
The Gunpowder Plot... Outdoor Theatre!

The Gunpowder Plot... Outdoor Theatre!

12th July 2022

Enjoy an explosive evening of short fuses and tall tales, as five actors try to pull off the most infamous conspiracy in history at Greenbank Garden!

Find out about The Gunpowder Plot... Outdoor Theatre! on What's On East Renfrewshire
Big Butterfly Count

Big Butterfly Count

15th July 2022

Bring the whole family and experience the magic of Greenbank Garden's relaxed and elegant surroundings, whilst helping Mother Nature at the same time!

Find out about Big Butterfly Count on What's On East Renfrewshire
Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice

30th July 2022

Join family and friends for what promises to be one of the most splendid evenings of the summer when Chapterhouse Theatre Company bring Pride and Prejudice to Greenbank Garden!

Find out about Pride and Prejudice on What's On East Renfrewshire
Neilston Indie Market & Car Boot Sale

Neilston Indie Market & Car Boot Sale

31st July 2022

Come and support your local indie businesses at the Neilston Indie Market & Car Boot Sale being held at The Bank on Sunday 31st July!

Find out about Neilston Indie Market & Car Boot Sale on What's On East Renfrewshire
Maxwell Mearns Castle Summer Holiday Club

Maxwell Mearns Castle Summer Holiday Club

8th August 2022 - 12th August 2022

Keep the kids amused by registering them for the annual Summer Holiday Club at Maxwell Mearns Castle Church!

Find out about Maxwell Mearns Castle Summer Holiday Club on What's On East Renfrewshire
Orchardhill Summer Week Goes to the Movies

Orchardhill Summer Week Goes to the Movies

8th August 2022 - 12th August 2022

Orchardhill Church's Summer Club for primary children takes a trip to the movies - with songs, crafts and games relating to some of our favourite films!

Find out about Orchardhill Summer Week Goes to the Movies on What's On East Renfrewshire
Summer Yoga Hub

Summer Yoga Hub

8th August 2022 - 12th August 2022

Kids can spend a yogatastic fun-filled couple of hours with Audrey and Lucie at The Moon Rooms' Summer Yoga Hub!

Find out about Summer Yoga Hub on What's On East Renfrewshire
Foodies Festival Glasgow

Foodies Festival Glasgow

12th August 2022 - 14th August 2022

Foodies Festival, the UK's biggest celebration of food, drink and music is coming to Rouken Glen Park in August!

Find out about Foodies Festival Glasgow on What's On East Renfrewshire

Events in Edinburgh and the Lothians

Cuddly Corgi Treasure Hunt

Cuddly Corgi Treasure Hunt

1st March 2022 - 31st August 2022

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
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

Selected dates between 2nd April 2022 - 3rd September 2022

Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice!

Find out about Arthur’s Secrets on What's On Edinburgh
Paddington ‘Marmalade Messiness’

Paddington ‘Marmalade Messiness’

13th June 2022 - 4th September 2022

Paddington ‘Marmalade Messiness’ is an outdoor adventure for families who love to immerse themselves in storytelling, theatre and puppetry, suitable for all ages.

Find out about Paddington ‘Marmalade Messiness’ on What's On Edinburgh
Edinburgh Colour Bomb Carnival

Edinburgh Colour Bomb Carnival

24th June 2022 - 9th July 2022

Taylor’s of Edinburgh return to Sighthill Public Park with their popular annual Edinburgh Colour Bomb Carnival between Friday 24th June and Saturday 9th July!

Find out about Edinburgh Colour Bomb Carnival on What's On Edinburgh
Summertime Discoveries at Almond Valley

Summertime Discoveries at Almond Valley

25th June 2022 - 22nd August 2022

Throughout the school summer holiday, there's even more going on Almond Valley as our programme of Summer Discoveries unfolds!

Find out about Summertime Discoveries at Almond Valley on What's On Edinburgh
AccessEA Summer Camps

AccessEA Summer Camps

27th June 2022 - 17th August 2022

Join our fun and flexible Holiday Camps this summer located at the Edinburgh Academy Sports Hub! With over 20 camps to choose from they are ideal for 5-17 year olds.

Find out about AccessEA Summer Camps on What's On Edinburgh
The Nickelodeon Experience

The Nickelodeon Experience

1st July 2022 - 14th July 2022

Nickleodeon Experience announces a nationwide outdoor adventure tour bringing fans' favourites shows to life this summer, kicking off in Saughton Park, Edinburgh from 1st to 14th July!

Find out about The Nickelodeon Experience on What's On Edinburgh
Deep Sea Discovery

Deep Sea Discovery

2nd July 2022 - 16th August 2022

Take a deep breath and dive to the bottom of the ocean with our Deep Sea Discovery family drop-in activities this summer at Dynamic Earth!

Find out about Deep Sea Discovery on What's On Edinburgh
Jurassic Encounter

Jurassic Encounter

2nd July 2022 - 17th July 2022

Jurassic Encounter is coming to Newhailes Newhailes House and Gardens this summer with an interactive installation of 50 life-sized animatronic dinosaurs!

Find out about Jurassic Encounter on What's On Edinburgh
AK’s Magic Music Summer Course

AK’s Magic Music Summer Course

4th July 2022 - 8th July 2022

Come along to AK's Magic Music week long summer music camp from 4th-8th July located in the heart of Stockbridge at the Life Care Centre!

Find out about AK’s Magic Music Summer Course on What's On Edinburgh
Big Kid Circus: Bonnyrigg

Big Kid Circus: Bonnyrigg

5th July 2022 - 10th July 2022

Roll Up, Roll Up! The Big Kid Circus is in town with their brand new show MAYHEM! Catch them at King George V Park, Bonnyrigg between the 5th and 10th July!

Find out about Big Kid Circus: Bonnyrigg on What's On Edinburgh
Circus Vegas: Livingston

Circus Vegas: Livingston

5th July 2022 - 7th July 2022

Circus Vegas, a new death-defying circus, is touring the UK in 2022 and comes to Howden Park Centre, Livingston from 5th to 7th July!

Find out about Circus Vegas: Livingston on What's On Edinburgh
Linlithgow Holiday Club

Linlithgow Holiday Club

Selected dates between 5th July 2022 - 9th August 2022

Check our all the great free Linlithgow Holiday Club events for ages 8 to 12 years on during the summer!

Find out about Linlithgow Holiday Club on What's On Edinburgh
Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Gifford Bank

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Gifford Bank

8th July 2022 - 9th July 2022

Gifford Bank is a Georgian house set in 4 acres on the edge of the village and is taking part on Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden on 8th & 9th July.

Find out about Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Gifford Bank on What's On Edinburgh
Summer Childrens Events at Hopetoun House

Summer Childrens Events at Hopetoun House

8th July 2022 - 12th August 2022

Enjoy a mix of activities including bushcraft, pond dipping and story making in the woods over 6 Fridays this summer within the Grounds at Hopetoun House!

Find out about Summer Childrens Events at Hopetoun House on What's On Edinburgh
The Gruffalo

The Gruffalo

8th July 2022 - 9th July 2022

Songs, laughs and monstrous fun for children aged 3 and up and their grown-ups, in the much-loved show that's toured Britain and the world!

Find out about The Gruffalo 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
Piano Summer Party

Piano Summer Party

Selected dates between 11th July 2022 - 10th August 2022

Edinburgh School of Music's Summer Piano Party is a fun introduction to the world of music and playing the piano for 4 - 8 year olds.

Find out about Piano Summer Party on What's On Edinburgh
Summer Funhouse at IKEA Edinburgh

Summer Funhouse at IKEA Edinburgh

11th July 2022 - 14th August 2022

IKEA Edinburgh has a whole summer of entertainment lined up for you. From arts and crafts to quests and competitions, some special offers and clever solutions for play at home!

Find out about Summer Funhouse at IKEA Edinburgh on What's On Edinburgh
Big Kid Circus: Dunbar

Big Kid Circus: Dunbar

12th July 2022 - 13th July 2022

Roll Up, Roll Up! The Big Kid Circus is in town with their brand new show MAYHEM! Catch them at Winterfield Park, Dunbar between on 12th and 13th July!

Find out about Big Kid Circus: Dunbar on What's On Edinburgh
Polar Bears Go, Go, Go

Polar Bears Go, Go, Go

15th July 2022

The Polar Bears Go, Go, Go is a very funny and beguiling show without words for children aged between 2 and 5 years. Catch it at the Howden Park Centre on 15th July!

Find out about Polar Bears Go, Go, Go on What's On Edinburgh
Edinburgh Festival Carnival

Edinburgh Festival Carnival

17th July 2022

The Edinburgh Festival Carnival returns with music, dance, costumes, circus acrobatics and puppetry from all over the world on 17th July as part of the Edinburgh Jazz Festival.

Find out about Edinburgh Festival Carnival on What's On Edinburgh
Cinderella

Cinderella

19th July 2022

Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company for best loved of all fairytales as they perform Cinderella against the backdrop of Edinburgh Zoo’s beautiful Mansion House on 19th July!

Find out about Cinderella on What's On Edinburgh
Flower Pressing Workshop - Bon Tot

Flower Pressing Workshop - Bon Tot

20th July 2022

Bon Tot is running a Flower Pressing Workshop on 20th July where kids can learn about the art of flower pressing and receive their own wooden flower press to keep.

Find out about Flower Pressing Workshop - Bon Tot on What's On Edinburgh
Make a masterpiece: Family workshop

Make a masterpiece: Family workshop

23rd July 2022

Visit The Queen’s Gallery and hear stories about some of the masterpieces on display, then return to the historic Abbey Strand building to create your own masterpiece to take home!

Find out about Make a masterpiece: Family workshop on What's On Edinburgh
Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: 9 Braid Farm Road

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: 9 Braid Farm Road

24th July 2022

9 Braid Farm Road is an interesting and quirky organic garden of different styles and areas.

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Pentland Crescent Gardens

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Pentland Crescent Gardens

24th July 2022

Pentland Crescent Gardens include three neighbouring gardens (two of which are new for 2022). They are all laid out very differently, offering a wide range of ideas for visitors.

Learn To Code Week

Learn To Code Week

25th July 2022

Blast off with ComputerXplorers this summer as we head to Edinburgh Academy and delve into the world of coding and game design!

Find out about Learn To Code Week on What's On Edinburgh
Moving Music and Human Anatomy

Moving Music and Human Anatomy

27th July 2022

Want to learn the bones of the human body? Moving Music offers fun and therapeutic musical experiences through the use of mixed percussion instruments.

Find out about Moving Music and Human Anatomy on What's On Edinburgh
Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice

27th July 2022

Set against the backdrop of Edinburgh Zoo’s beautiful Mansion House, Chapterhouse Theatre Company bring the beautiful story of Pride and Prejudice to life!

Find out about Pride and Prejudice on What's On Edinburgh
Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

28th July 2022

Returning this summer, Edinburgh Zoo will host the wonderful Chapterhouse Theatre Company who are bringing their new production of Romeo and Juliet!

Find out about Romeo and Juliet on What's On Edinburgh
Groovy Geology

Groovy Geology

1st August 2022

Enjoy your Bank Holiday at Hopetoun with a Ranger-led stroll along the foreshore exploring the best of West Lothian's geological resource!

Find out about Groovy Geology on What's On Edinburgh
School of Animation Summer Camp

School of Animation Summer Camp

1st August 2022

Delve into the world of animation this summer with ComputerXplorers at Edinburgh Academy!

Find out about School of Animation Summer Camp on What's On Edinburgh
A Ladder To The Stars

A Ladder To The Stars

3rd August 2022 - 29th August 2022

Told through a magical mix of puppetry, music, light and imagination, A Ladder to the Stars is a heartfelt, humorous story of what can happen when the universe hears your dreams!

Find out about A Ladder To The Stars on What's On Edinburgh
A Secret Show by Cameron Young

A Secret Show by Cameron Young

3rd August 2022 - 29th August 2022

Cameron Young is one of the hottest names in modern magic. Secret Show is a brand new show that Cameron will be debuting at the Edinburgh fringe.

Find out about A Secret Show by Cameron Young on What's On Edinburgh
Basil Brush’s Family Fun Show

Basil Brush’s Family Fun Show

3rd August 2022 - 21st August 2022

Come join in the mayhem as Britain's most loveable fox takes you on a journey of laughs, storytelling and song in a show for all the family!

Find out about Basil Brush’s Family Fun Show on What's On Edinburgh
Fruit Flies Like a Banana: Kids!

Fruit Flies Like a Banana: Kids!

3rd August 2022 - 28th August 2022

The multi-talented musicians of The Fourth Wall play while dancing a tango, riding hoverboards and even hanging upside down! Music leaps off the stage in this fan favourite from North America.

Find out about Fruit Flies Like a Banana: Kids! on What's On Edinburgh
Magic Roman’s Summer Holiday

Magic Roman’s Summer Holiday

3rd August 2022 - 28th August 2022

Join Magic Roman on the most epic holiday ever. Expect adventure, laughter, chaos and... magic! This unforgettable show promises some jaw-dropping moments, perfect for kids and grown-ups alike.

Find out about Magic Roman’s Summer Holiday on What's On Edinburgh
Marcel Lucont: Les Enfants Terribles - A Gameshow For Awful Children

Marcel Lucont: Les Enfants Terribles - A Gameshow For Awful Children

3rd August 2022 - 14th August 2022

The UK's favourite Frenchman channels his acerbic humour and quick-fire wit into a family gameshow, pitting children against adults and each other to try and find the most awful child.

Mark Thompson’s Spectacular Science Show

Mark Thompson’s Spectacular Science Show

3rd August 2022 - 21st August 2022

Mark Thompson is a regular at the Fringe and he's bringing back his show with some of the favourites plus some new experiments to delight the audience.

Find out about Mark Thompson’s Spectacular Science Show on What's On Edinburgh
Mat Ricardo: The Extraordinary Gentleman

Mat Ricardo: The Extraordinary Gentleman

3rd August 2022 - 28th August 2022

A unique, hilarious and unmissable one-man show from the worlds most critically acclaimed variety artist - Mat Ricardo.

Find out about Mat Ricardo: The Extraordinary Gentleman 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
Pirates and Princesses vs Sea Monsters

Pirates and Princesses vs Sea Monsters

3rd August 2022 - 28th August 2022

If you're brave, come along and watch 'Pirates and Princesses vs Sea Monsters'. A family show filled with singing, dancing, comedy and even a sea monster...

Find out about Pirates and Princesses vs Sea Monsters on What's On Edinburgh
Tales from a Haunted Bookshop

Tales from a Haunted Bookshop

3rd August 2022 - 21st August 2022

A spooky show of terrible tales, bothersome books and gruesome goings on! A weird and wonderfully dark show for horrid children and irresponsible adults.

Find out about Tales from a Haunted Bookshop on What's On Edinburgh
The Dark Room (For Kids!)

The Dark Room (For Kids!)

3rd August 2022 - 28th August 2022

The Dark Room (For Kids!) is an interactive adventure featuring terrible prizes and total mayhem! Recommended for 11+ but younger kids are welcome.

Find out about The Dark Room (For Kids!) on What's On Edinburgh
The Improv Musical

The Improv Musical

3rd August 2022 - 28th August 2022

Now in our 10th year! Smash-hit production, The Improv Musical returns to take the Fringe by storm.

Find out about The Improv Musical on What's On Edinburgh
Will Tell and The Big Bad Baron

Will Tell and The Big Bad Baron

3rd August 2022 - 21st August 2022

Enjoy madcap physical comedy with capers around castles, damsels in distress, a jaw-dropping joust and lots of original catchy musical numbers.

Find out about Will Tell and The Big Bad Baron on What's On Edinburgh
Amazing Bubble Man

Amazing Bubble Man

4th August 2022 - 29th August 2022

An Edinburgh Fringe favourite, Louis Pearl has been thrilling audiences worldwide for over 30 years with the art, magic, science and fun of bubbles.

Find out about Amazing Bubble Man on What's On Edinburgh
Attenborough and His Animals

Attenborough and His Animals

4th August 2022 - 21st August 2022

Two hapless fools recreate wonderful scenes of the natural world. Clownfish return to Edinburgh with an updated version of their hit show!

Find out about Attenborough and His Animals on What's On Edinburgh
Peppa Pig: My First Concert

Peppa Pig: My First Concert

4th August 2022 - 21st August 2022

Join Peppa Pig at Edinburgh Festival Fringe this summer for her musical interactive show Peppa Pig: My First Concert!

Find out about Peppa Pig: My First Concert on What's On Edinburgh
Prehysterical - Headfirst Acrobats

Prehysterical - Headfirst Acrobats

4th August 2022 - 28th August 2022

Prehysterical is a hilarious circus show for children and parents of all ages, following three foolish Neanderthals as they struggle to survive the harsh natural world.

Find out about Prehysterical - Headfirst Acrobats on What's On Edinburgh
The Gruffalo, the Giant and the Mermaid with Julia Donaldson

The Gruffalo, the Giant and the Mermaid with Julia Donaldson

4th August 2022 - 29th August 2022

Author Julia Donaldson and a cast of four return with a brand-new show based on her much-loved books including The Smartest Giant in Town, The Singing Mermaid, The Highway Rat, and The Gruffalo.

Foodies Festival Edinburgh

Foodies Festival Edinburgh

5th August 2022 - 7th August 2022

Foodies Festival, the UK's biggest celebration of food, drink and music is returns to Inverleith Park, Edinburgh in August!

Find out about Foodies Festival Edinburgh on What's On Edinburgh
Pauline Holmes Goes To The Dogs

Pauline Holmes Goes To The Dogs

5th August 2022 - 13th July 2022

A must see for anyone who believes that if we are open to it, the dogs who share our lives have the capacity to be more than just pets; they're our teachers, friends and guides!

Find out about Pauline Holmes Goes To The Dogs on What's On Edinburgh
The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

5th August 2022 - 27th August 2022

Following a two-year hiatus, The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo returns from 5th to 27th August!

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

The Tartan Titan

6th August 2022 - 16th August 2022

The Tartan Titan inflatable assault course, the next blockbuster addition to Conifox Adventure Park, arrives this Summer!

Find out about The Tartan Titan on What's On Edinburgh
Royal Rhyme Time: Kings and keys

Royal Rhyme Time: Kings and keys

8th August 2022

200 years ago a king called George made an important visit to the Palace. Join us to hear the story of a special ceremony of the keys with some rhymes and music along the way!

Find out about Royal Rhyme Time: Kings and keys on What's On Edinburgh

Events in Fife

Burntisland Fairground

Burntisland Fairground

28th May 2022 - 21st August 2022

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
Froglife: Fife Living Waters - July events

Froglife: Fife Living Waters - July events

1st July 2022 - 31st July 2022

Check out all the events taking place in July at Froglife: Fife Living Waters in Cowdenbeath!

Find out about Froglife: Fife Living Waters - July events on What's On Fife
The Big Inflatable Takeover - Pitreavie Athletics Centre

The Big Inflatable Takeover - Pitreavie Athletics Centre

Selected dates between 2nd July 2022 - 17th December 2022

World of Parties joins Fife Sports and Leisure Trust for an inflatable fun day at Pitreavie Athletics Centre.

Planet Botanic Holiday Club

Planet Botanic Holiday Club

4th July 2022 - 12th August 2022

St Andrews Botanic Garden has lots of exciting activities planned for the school holidays, including planting, pond dipping, wildlife walks, fruit picking and campfires!

Find out about Planet Botanic Holiday Club on What's On Fife
Peppa Pig’s Best Day Ever!

Peppa Pig’s Best Day Ever!

6th July 2022 - 7th 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
Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Crail: Gardens in the Burgh

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Crail: Gardens in the Burgh

9th July 2022 - 10th July 2022

Take an enjoyable stroll around this quintessential East Neuk village and explore its many beautiful gardens.

Summer Camp 2022

Summer Camp 2022

11th July 2022 - 19th July 2022

Sign up for The Ecology Centre's outdoor, fun-filled, nature-based Summer Camps. They are packed with activities and education suitable for Primary School Aged Children.

Find out about Summer Camp 2022 on What's On Fife
Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Coul House

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Coul House

Selected dates between 17th July 2022 - 24th September 2022

Come and visit Coul House Gardens, a hidden gem lying within the grounds of Coul House, an imposing B-listed Victorian farmhouse which dates back to circa 1875.

Burntisland Highland Games

Burntisland Highland Games

18th July 2022

Burntisland Highland Games, the second-oldest highland games in the world, will take place on Monday 18th July 2022 from 10am.

Find out about Burntisland Highland Games on What's On Fife
Salt Dough Sea Creatures

Salt Dough Sea Creatures

20th July 2022

Join us for our first event of the summer holidays, where we will be making our favourite (real or imaginary) sea creatures out of salt dough! Suitable for ages 8+.

Find out about Salt Dough Sea Creatures on What's On Fife
The Big Inflatable Takeover

The Big Inflatable Takeover

Selected dates between 26th July 2022 - 11th September 2022

Get the kids jumping for joy as World of Parties joins Fife Sports and Leisure Trust offer an inflatable fun day at Cowdenbeath Leisure Centre!

Find out about The Big Inflatable Takeover on What's On Fife
Aberdour Festival

Aberdour Festival

27th July 2022 - 7th August 2022

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 on What's On Fife
RSCDS Junior Summer School

RSCDS Junior Summer School

1st August 2022 - 6th August 2022

Looking for a fun activity for the summer holidays? Junior Summer School is a great opportunity for young people to engage in fun, fitness and friendship through Scottish country dancing.

Find out about RSCDS Junior Summer School on What's On Fife
Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: 29a Low Road

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: 29a Low Road

13th August 2022 - 14th August 2022

While only about a third of an acre in size, 29a Low Road it is laid out with a spacious lawn and has several secluded areas to sit, enjoy the peace and listen to the birdsong.

Milkshake! Live - CANCELLED

Milkshake! Live - CANCELLED

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 - CANCELLED on What's On Fife

Events in Lanarkshire

Bird Bingo

Bird Bingo

1st April 2022 - 31st August 2022

Come and play Bird Bingo at the National Museum of Rural Life! Can you find all the birds hiding around the museum?

Find out about Bird Bingo on What's On Lanarkshire
BGCP Comic & Toy Market: Cumbernauld

BGCP Comic & Toy Market: Cumbernauld

Selected dates between 16th April 2022 - 10th December 2022

The BGCP is back for 2022! Don't miss them when they return with their popular Comic & Toy Market to the Cumbernauld Centre!

Find out about BGCP Comic & Toy Market: Cumbernauld on What's On Lanarkshire
Strathaven Miniature Railway Season

Strathaven Miniature Railway Season

Selected dates between 16th April 2022 - 24th September 2022

Strathaven Miniature Railway reopens for the 2022 season in April and will run every Saturday until the end of September!

Find out about Strathaven Miniature Railway Season on What's On Lanarkshire
Crafts at David Livingstone

Crafts at David Livingstone

Selected dates between 30th April 2022 - 30th July 2022

It's time to get crafty with David Livingstone Birthplace! Aimed at children aged 5-11, each month's session is a different craft activity!

Find out about Crafts at David Livingstone on What's On Lanarkshire
Badger Watch at Falls of Clyde

Badger Watch at Falls of Clyde

Selected dates between 14th May 2022 - 16th August 2022

View badgers, bats and other nocturnal creatures on a Badger Watch event organised by the Falls of Clyde Rangers!

Find out about Badger Watch at Falls of Clyde on What's On Lanarkshire
The Moon - Discover Our Nearest Neighbour

The Moon - Discover Our Nearest Neighbour

21st May 2022 - 17th August 2022

Humans have gazed up at the Moon for millennia - now you can come a little closer to our nearest neighbour with this stunning exhibition at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre!

Find out about The Moon - Discover Our Nearest Neighbour on What's On Lanarkshire
Hang On Summer Climbing Courses

Hang On Summer Climbing Courses

24th June 2022 - 15th August 2022

Over the summer holidays Hang On are running beginner climbing technique lessons for 7 - 16 year olds!

Find out about Hang On Summer Climbing Courses on What's On Lanarkshire
Jurassic Lanark

Jurassic Lanark

24th June 2022 - 14th August 2022

After 50 million years, the dinosaurs are back... and they're even more hungry! Don't miss your chance to spot them on the Jurassic Lanark Trail this Summer!

Find out about Jurassic Lanark on What's On Lanarkshire
Pirate Adventures at Scotland’s Theme Park

Pirate Adventures at Scotland’s Theme Park

Selected dates between 25th June 2022 - 14th August 2022

Visitors to M&D's Scotland's Theme Park are being invited to Set Sail this summer for some swashbuckling pirate themed fun weekends!

Find out about Pirate Adventures at Scotland’s Theme Park on What's On Lanarkshire
Nature Track Packs

Nature Track Packs

27th June 2022 - 19th August 2022

Explore more at the National Museum of Rural Life this summer with their new Nature Track Packs!

Find out about Nature Track Packs on What's On Lanarkshire
Storytime At The Museum

Storytime At The Museum

Selected dates between 27th June 2022 - 15th August 2022

Join the David Livingstone Birthplace team for one their regular storytime sessions for families with younger children!

Find out about Storytime At The Museum on What's On Lanarkshire
Summer Holiday Activities at Low Parks Museum

Summer Holiday Activities at Low Parks Museum

27th June 2022 - 5th August 2022

Low Parks Museum are running a variety of Egyptian themed activities for children throughout the summer holidays!

Find out about Summer Holiday Activities at Low Parks Museum on What's On Lanarkshire
Craft Tuesdays

Craft Tuesdays

Selected dates between 28th June 2022 - 16th August 2022

It's time to get crafty with David Livingstone Birthplace! This summer sees the return of their popular weekly craft sessions!

Find out about Craft Tuesdays on What's On Lanarkshire
Summer Holiday Nature Club

Summer Holiday Nature Club

Selected dates between 28th June 2022 - 9th August 2022

Over the summer RSPB Baron's Haugh will be hosting four Nature Club sessions giving budding young naturalists the opportunity to find out more about their local wildlife!

Find out about Summer Holiday Nature Club on What's On Lanarkshire
Glitz and Glamour The Golden Age of Cinema in Scotland

Glitz and Glamour The Golden Age of Cinema in Scotland

30th June 2022 - 23rd October 2022

This colourful exhibition at Summerlee Museum of Scottish Industrial Life showcases artefacts from Scotland's largest cinema collection!

Find out about Glitz and Glamour The Golden Age of Cinema in Scotland on What's On Lanarkshire
Uddingston Sport Camps - Summer

Uddingston Sport Camps - Summer

4th July 2022 - 5th August 2022

Uddingston Sport Camps are back for the Summer Holidays with five weeks of multi sport camps between the 4th July and 5th August!

Find out about Uddingston Sport Camps - Summer on What's On Lanarkshire
The Gruffalo

The Gruffalo

5th July 2022 - 7th July 2022

Join Mouse on a daring adventure through the deep, dark wood in Tall Stories' magical, musical adaptation of the classic picture book, The Gruffalo, at Lanark Memorial Hall!

Find out about The Gruffalo on What's On Lanarkshire
Scotia Cat Fanciers Cat Show

Scotia Cat Fanciers Cat Show

9th July 2022

Scotia Cat Fanciers will be holding their annual Championship Cat Show at Lanark Agricultural Centre on Saturday 9th July!

Find out about Scotia Cat Fanciers Cat Show on What's On Lanarkshire
Creative Art Class for Teens at Tempo Community

Creative Art Class for Teens at Tempo Community

Selected dates between 13th July 2022 - 10th August 2022

Tempo Community brings you their weekly Creative Art Class for Teens, open to young people of all ability levels.

Find out about Creative Art Class for Teens at Tempo Community on What's On Lanarkshire
Den Building

Den Building

13th July 2022

The Conservation Volunteers are back at David Livingstone Birthplace and this time they’re here to help you build a den!

Find out about Den Building on What's On Lanarkshire
Revive Festival

Revive Festival

15th July 2022 - 17th July 2022

Don't miss a fun filled weekend when the Revive Festival comes to East Kilbride Arts Centre on the 15th - 17th July!

Find out about Revive Festival on What's On Lanarkshire
Carluke Summer Fayres

Carluke Summer Fayres

Selected dates between 16th July 2022 - 25th September 2022

Carluke's Market Square will be taken over by some of the finest local traders and fun activities for all the family when the Summer Fayres return to the town!

Find out about Carluke Summer Fayres 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!

Find out about Milkshake! Live - Milkshake Monkey’s Musical on What's On Lanarkshire
Hedgehog Habitats

Hedgehog Habitats

20th July 2022

Learn all about hedgehogs in this special workshop with the Conservation Volunteers at David Livingstone Birthplace on 20th July!

Find out about Hedgehog Habitats on What's On Lanarkshire
Youth Open Day

Youth Open Day

22nd July 2022

David Livingstone Birthplace will host its first ever Youth Open Day on Friday 22nd July featuring food and refreshments, live music, workshops and more!

Find out about Youth Open Day on What's On Lanarkshire
Deeply Dippy

Deeply Dippy

23rd July 2022

Join the North Lanarkshire Countryside Rangers at Strathclyde Park and discover what lurks below the surface of the wildlife pond!

Find out about Deeply Dippy on What's On Lanarkshire
Fireman Sam Saves the Circus

Fireman Sam Saves the Circus

23rd July 2022 - 24th July 2022

Join Sam, Penny, Elvis, Station Officer Steele and Norman in an all singing, dancing, action-packed show when Fireman Sam Saves the Circus comes to Motherwell Concert Hall in July!

Find out about Fireman Sam Saves the Circus on What's On Lanarkshire
Junk Art Session

Junk Art Session

29th July 2022

Make sculptures out of recycled materials and turn trash into art at David Livingstone Birthplace's Junk Art Workshop!

Find out about Junk Art Session on What's On Lanarkshire
Bushcraft Sessions

Bushcraft Sessions

Selected dates between 1st August 2022 - 15th August 2022

Join the Conservation Volunteers outside in David Livingstone Birthplace's parkland for an interactive bushcraft session and learn what it takes to survive out in the wild.

Find out about Bushcraft Sessions on What's On Lanarkshire
Play Time!

Play Time!

3rd August 2022

To celebrate Play Day 2022, David Livingston Birthplace are teaming up with Operation Play Outdoors to bring a day of fun activities for everyone to get involved in!

Find out about Play Time! on What's On Lanarkshire
The McDougalls Big Splash!

The McDougalls Big Splash!

3rd August 2022

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

Find out about The McDougalls Big Splash! on What's On Lanarkshire
Dinosaur Adventure Live

Dinosaur Adventure Live

4th August 2022

Dinosaur Adventure Live, the greatest prehistoric show on Earth, is coming to Lanark Memorial Hall this Summer!

Find out about Dinosaur Adventure Live on What's On Lanarkshire
The McDougalls Big Splash!

The McDougalls Big Splash!

4th August 2022

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

Find out about The McDougalls Big Splash! on What's On Lanarkshire
The Big Family Festival

The Big Family Festival

6th August 2022 - 7th August 2022

The BIG Family Festival, at Strathclyde Country Park, is new for 2022 and invites families to end their summer with a bang on 6th & 7th August!

Find out about The Big Family Festival on What's On Lanarkshire
Scottish Tiktokers Charity Football Match

Scottish Tiktokers Charity Football Match

7th August 2022

Watch your favourite Scottish Tiktokers going head to head in this football match in aid of the Glasgow Children's Hospital Charity!

Find out about Scottish Tiktokers Charity Football Match on What's On Lanarkshire
Pop Princesses

Pop Princesses

8th August 2022

Pop Princesses at Motherwell Concert Hall is a musical spectacular starring four fabulous Fairy tale Princesses who just love to sing!

Find out about Pop Princesses on What's On Lanarkshire
Artie’s Singing Kettle

Artie’s Singing Kettle

11th August 2022

The Singing Kettle's founder, Artie, performs a generation's favourite kids' songs when he comes to Motherwell Concert Hall on 11th August!

Find out about Artie’s Singing Kettle on What's On Lanarkshire
New Lanark’s Dog’s Day Out

New Lanark’s Dog’s Day Out

13th August 2022 - 14th August 2022

New Lanark is hosting a Dog's Day Out on the 13th & 14th August... it's going to be a barking day out for all!

Find out about New Lanark’s Dog’s Day Out on What's On Lanarkshire
Polar Bears Go, Go, Go!

Polar Bears Go, Go, Go!

13th August 2022 - 14th August 2022

Join the very lovable but slightly hapless Polar Bears at Lanternhouse as they set off on their holiday adventures... what could go wrong?

Find out about Polar Bears Go, Go, Go! on What's On Lanarkshire
Funbox present Jungle Party

Funbox present Jungle Party

14th August 2022

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

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

BGCP Comic & Toy Market: Greenock

BGCP Comic & Toy Market: Greenock

Selected dates between 14th January 2022 - 26th November 2022

The BGCP is back for 2022! Don't miss them when they return with their popular Comic & Toy Market to the Oak Mall Greenock!

Find out about BGCP Comic & Toy Market: Greenock on What's On Renfrewshire
Free Face Painting at XSite Braehead

Free Face Painting at XSite Braehead

Selected dates between 30th April 2022 - 27th November 2022

XSite Braehead, Scotland's leading indoor entertainment destination, is hosting a free in-house face painting event on the last weekend of every month this year!

Find out about Free Face Painting at XSite Braehead on What's On Renfrewshire
Kilmacolm Farm Tours

Kilmacolm Farm Tours

1st May 2022 - 30th September 2022

Experience a fantastic farm animal safari from a purpose built 14 seater all weather trailer where you can enjoy the panoramic 360 degree views of this working farm in Kilmacolm!

Find out about Kilmacolm Farm Tours on What's On Renfrewshire
BRICKLIVE Fantasy Kingdom

BRICKLIVE Fantasy Kingdom

25th June 2022 - 14th August 2022

Have a great family day out in Paisley this summer with BRICKLIVE's Fantasy Kingdom running from Saturday 25th June until Sunday 14th August!

Find out about BRICKLIVE Fantasy Kingdom on What's On Renfrewshire
PACE Summer Fest!

PACE Summer Fest!

29th June 2022 - 14th August 2022

Jam-packed with unique and varied creative performance experiences for ages 3-21, PACE is excited to present their Summer Fest for 2022!

Find out about PACE Summer Fest! on What's On Renfrewshire
Go Wild!

Go Wild!

1st July 2022 - 15th July 2022

RSPB Lochwinnoch have a range of wildlife themed challenges that will put your 'wild skills' to the test, have fun on this self-led activity for the whole family!

Find out about Go Wild! on What's On Renfrewshire
Birds of Castle Semple Loch

Birds of Castle Semple Loch

Selected dates between 2nd July 2022 - 3rd September 2022

Castle Semple Loch is home to a broad diversity of birdlife during the summer, join one of the Clyde Muirshiel rangers for a guided bird walk and learn all about the different species in residence!

Find out about Birds of Castle Semple Loch on What's On Renfrewshire
Summer Football Camps

Summer Football Camps

4th July 2022 - 29th July 2022

St Mirren FC Charitable Foundation's Summer Football Camps are back for 2022, running for four weeks across July!

Find out about Summer Football Camps on What's On Renfrewshire
Masters Cup 2022

Masters Cup 2022

8th July 2022

After an 11-year break from the UK, Masters Football is returning in breath taking fashion, with the 360 Sports TV Masters Cup on Friday 8th July at Braehead Arena!

Find out about Masters Cup 2022 on What's On Renfrewshire
BGCP Comic & Toy Market: Renfrew

BGCP Comic & Toy Market: Renfrew

9th July 2022

The BGCP Comic & Toy Market comes to Renfrew for the first time when they take over Robertson Park on 9th July!

Find out about BGCP Comic & Toy Market: Renfrew on What's On Renfrewshire
Bumblebee Walk

Bumblebee Walk

10th July 2022

Join one of Clyde Muirshiel's rangers on a walk around Castle Semple Country Park, and learn all about the different species of bumblebees resident in the park!

Find out about Bumblebee Walk on What's On Renfrewshire
Basketballpaisley Summer Camps

Basketballpaisley Summer Camps

11th July 2022 - 12th August 2022

Basketballpaisley will be running Basketball Summer Camps at Decathlon Braehead's Courts during the holidays!

Find out about Basketballpaisley Summer Camps on What's On Renfrewshire
Summer Kids: Johnshill Orienteering

Summer Kids: Johnshill Orienteering

13th July 2022

Join Clyde Muirshiel's Summer Kids programme of events during the school holidays... on Wednesday 13th July they'll be doing some practical orienteering at Johnshill Meadow!

Find out about Summer Kids: Johnshill Orienteering on What's On Renfrewshire
Happy Hedgehogs - Self-led Activity For Families

Happy Hedgehogs - Self-led Activity For Families

16th July 2022 - 31st July 2022

Come along to RSPB Lochwinnoch and take part in this fantastic self-led activity for families exploring the nature trails and finding out all about hedgehogs as you go!

Find out about Happy Hedgehogs - Self-led Activity For Families on What's On Renfrewshire
Wildflower Walk

Wildflower Walk

Selected dates between 16th July 2022 - 6th August 2022

Join the Clyde Muirshiel rangers for a guided wildflower identification walk around Castle Semple Country Park and learn about the broad diversity of wildflowers that can be seen along the lochshore!

Find out about Wildflower Walk on What's On Renfrewshire
Summer Butterfly Walk

Summer Butterfly Walk

17th July 2022

Can you tell the difference between a peacock butterfly and a small tortoishell? Why not join one of the Clyde Muirshiel rangers for this guided butterfly walk at Muirshiel Visitor Centre!

Find out about Summer Butterfly Walk on What's On Renfrewshire
Advanced Summer Music Week (S1-S6 pupils) - Fèis Phàislig

Advanced Summer Music Week (S1-S6 pupils) - Fèis Phàislig

19th July 2022 - 22nd July 2022

Fèis Phàislig's Advanced Fèis Week gives intermediate / advanced players in S1-S6 the opportunity to develop their existing skills with two of Scotland's top traditional musicians!

Find out about Advanced Summer Music Week (S1-S6 pupils) - Fèis Phàislig on What's On Renfrewshire
‘Wee’ Summer Music Week (5-7years) - Fèis Phàislig

‘Wee’ Summer Music Week (5-7years) - Fèis Phàislig

19th July 2022 - 22nd July 2022

Fèis Bheag or 'Wee Fèis' offers a variety of music and arts activities for younger primary school pupils at Gleniffer High School during the Summer holidays!

Find out about ‘Wee’ Summer Music Week (5-7years) - Fèis Phàislig on What's On Renfrewshire
Summer Music Week (8-18years) - Fèis Phàislig

Summer Music Week (8-18years) - Fèis Phàislig

19th July 2022 - 22nd July 2022

Fèis Phàislig's Fèis Week is an opportunity for individuals to come together and develop skills in the Gaelic arts – song, dance, drama, traditional music and more!

Find out about Summer Music Week (8-18years) - Fèis Phàislig on What's On Renfrewshire
Polar Bears Go, Go, Go!

Polar Bears Go, Go, Go!

20th July 2022

Join the very lovable but slightly hapless Polar Bears at Beacon Arts Centre as they set off on their holiday adventures... what could go wrong?

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Summer Kids: Den Building

Summer Kids: Den Building

20th July 2022

Join Clyde Muirshiel's Summer Kids programme of events during the school holidays... on Wednesday 20th July they'll be building dens!

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Renfrew Pipe Band Competition

Renfrew Pipe Band Competition

23rd July 2022

Get ready for the skirl of the bagpipes and the beat of the drum when Renfrew's Robertson Park plays proud host to its first ever pipe band competition!

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Free Holiday Bible Club - Kings & Kids

Free Holiday Bible Club - Kings & Kids

25th July 2022 - 29th July 2022

Once again Albert Hall Evangelical Church in Renfrew is holding a free holiday club for children this Summer between the 25th and the 29th July!

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Summer Kids: Insect Hotel Building

Summer Kids: Insect Hotel Building

27th July 2022

Join Clyde Muirshiel's Summer Kids programme of events during the school holidays... on Wednesday 27th July they'll be building insect hotels!

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Wildflower Seed Collection

Wildflower Seed Collection

Selected dates between 30th July 2022 - 3rd September 2022

Join the Clyde Muirshiel rangers for a free drop in session for all ages where they'll be collecting wildflower seeds to grow in their polytunnels!

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Making Memories Childcare Ltd Open Day

Making Memories Childcare Ltd Open Day

31st July 2022

Join Making Memories Childcare Ltd for their upcoming community open day full of activities aimed at all the family!

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The McDougalls Big Splash!

The McDougalls Big Splash!

31st July 2022

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

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Summer Kids: Pond Dipping & Mini Beasts

Summer Kids: Pond Dipping & Mini Beasts

3rd August 2022

Join Clyde Muirshiel's Summer Kids programme of events during the school holidays... on Wednesday 3rd August they'll be pond dipping and learning all about invertebrates!

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Polar Bears Go, Go, Go!

Polar Bears Go, Go, Go!

4th August 2022

Join the very lovable but slightly hapless Polar Bears at Johnstone Town Hall as they set off on their holiday adventures... what could go wrong?

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Disney’s The Little Mermaid

Disney’s The Little Mermaid

9th August 2022 - 13th August 2022

This Disney classic at Beacon Arts Centre is one for all the family to enjoy! Join Ariel and her friends under the sea for an unforgettable adventure!

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Summer Kids: Feed the Birds

Summer Kids: Feed the Birds

10th August 2022

Join Clyde Muirshiel's Summer Kids programme of events during the school holidays... on Wednesday 10th August they'll be feeding and learning about the birds at Castle Semple Loch!

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Drop In: Practical Conservation (Rhododendron)

Drop In: Practical Conservation (Rhododendron)

12th August 2022

Join the Clyde Muirshiel rangers and volunteers to help control the spread of Himalayan Balsam on the Castle Semple lochshore.

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Drop In: Propagating Seeds (Wildflowers)

Drop In: Propagating Seeds (Wildflowers)

13th August 2022

Join the Clyde Muirshiel Rangers for a free drop in session for all ages where they'll be propogating wildflowers in their polytunnels!

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Summer Butterfly Walk

Summer Butterfly Walk

13th August 2022

Can you tell the difference between a peacock butterfly and a small tortoishell? Why not join one of the Clyde Muirshiel rangers for this guided butterfly walk at Castle Semple!

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Events in Stirling and Falkirk

Wolf Pack Kids Club

Wolf Pack Kids Club

Selected dates between 1st March 2022 - 27th November 2022

Wolf Pack Kids Club is back at the Thistles Stirling with another year of planet saving, kindness sharing and fun purveying all centered around the Sustainable Development Goals.

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Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

9th April 2022 - 23rd October 2022

Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.

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Bannockburn House Guided History Tours

Bannockburn House Guided History Tours

10th April 2022 - 4th September 2022

Take a tour of Bannockburn House, an historic category A-listed property, which has survived largely unchanged since the 17th century apart from a Victorian extension.

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Forest School at Mugdock

Forest School at Mugdock

Selected dates between 24th April 2022 - 9th August 2022

Check out the fantastic Forest Schoool events taking place at Mugdock Country Park!

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Summer Holiday Club at The Peak

Summer Holiday Club at The Peak

27th June 2022 - 12th August 2022

Join us this summer at The Peak Holiday Club, it's jam packed with plenty of fun sports and activities to suit all ages!

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Exmoor Pony Trekking

Exmoor Pony Trekking

29th June 2022 - 10th September 2022

The Edinburgh University Exmoor Pony Trekking Section have began the summer season of trekking out of Glendevon and take riders over the age of 4, of any and all abilities.

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Pathfoot Art Sessions: Painting with Natural Materials

Pathfoot Art Sessions: Painting with Natural Materials

8th July 2022

Using natural materials that can be found around Pathfoot, such as leaves, flowers, branches and bark, come and create art work, using different printing methods with the University Art Collection!

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164th Famous Alva Games

164th Famous Alva Games

9th July 2022

The 164th Famous Alva Games will return on Saturday 9th July bringing you all a great family day out!

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Movie Musicals Summer Holiday Workshop (6-18 years)

Movie Musicals Summer Holiday Workshop (6-18 years)

11th July 2022

Come along and join Stagecoach Stirling for a jam-packed, fun-filled week of Drama, Singing and Dancing - working towards creating a final performance at the end of the week!

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Pirates and Princesses Summer Holiday Workshop (4-6 years)

Pirates and Princesses Summer Holiday Workshop (4-6 years)

11th July 2022 - 15th July 2022

Come along and join Stagecoach Stirling for a jam-packed, fun-filled week of Drama, Singing and Dancing! A chance to make new friends, have lots of fun and create a show for family and friends.

Rubber Chicken Theatre’s Summer Activity Extravaganza

Rubber Chicken Theatre’s Summer Activity Extravaganza

11th July 2022 - 22nd July 2022

This year Rubber Chicken Theatre is putting on the biggest and most ambitious holiday programme yet... Featuring over 15 different activities, there’s something to keep everyone busy!

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Scottish Schools Orchestra Trust - Summer Residential Course

Scottish Schools Orchestra Trust - Summer Residential Course

11th July 2022 - 16th July 2022

SScOT’s summer residential course is a non-auditioned, six-day music course which includes outstanding music teaching, sport, art sessions, and social activities.

Summer Band Camp

Summer Band Camp

11th July 2022 - 15th July 2022

Join us at Yamaha Music Point Stirling for 5 fun days of Music playing & learning from 11-15 July 2022! Suitable for ages 8-14 yrs.

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Doune The Rabbit Hole 2022

Doune The Rabbit Hole 2022

14th July 2022 - 17th July 2022

Doune The Rabbit Hole, the intimate and independent music and arts festival, is back from 14th – 17th July 2022 for 4 stacked days of special events, workshops and great live music!

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Superhero Summer Camp: Arts and Crafts Classes with Indie Flynn

Superhero Summer Camp: Arts and Crafts Classes with Indie Flynn

Selected dates between 14th July 2022 - 28th July 2022

Avengers Assemble for our Superhero Summer Camp at Made In Stirling Store in July! Come along and create your super disguise from masks, capes and even painting your very own super hero cat model.

A summer of Fun - Youth Club

A summer of Fun - Youth Club

Selected dates between 18th July 2022 - 12th August 2022

A summer of fun is a youth club with a difference: it is all centered around what kids do best… play, explore, move and have fun!

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Pathfoot Art Sessions: Basic Weaving

Pathfoot Art Sessions: Basic Weaving

22nd July 2022

Join the Art Collection at the University of Stirling on 22nd July and try your hand at some basic weaving techniques to create mini wall hangings!

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Pathfoot Art Sessions: Making Natural Sculpture

Pathfoot Art Sessions: Making Natural Sculpture

29th July 2022

Using materials like stones, leaves, twigs and flowers, craft our own natural sculpture pieces with the University Art Collection on 29th July!

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Killin Highland Games

Killin Highland Games

3rd August 2022

Held in Breadalbane Park, Killin, the 2022 Killin Highland Games returns on Wednesday 3rd August!

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Artists in the Making: Arts and Crafts Classes with Indie Flynn

Artists in the Making: Arts and Crafts Classes with Indie Flynn

Selected dates between 4th August 2022 - 11th August 2022

These workshops, run by Indie Flynn at Made In Stirling, will encourage kids to recreate their likeness or even their friend's likeness using an abundance of creative techniques!

Shrek The Musical

Shrek The Musical

5th August 2022 - 6th August 2022

Rubber Chicken returns with its flagship event ‘Show in a Week’- A breathtaking musical adaptation of the hit movie Shrek!

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FREE Open Air Cinema at QPA
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Clyde Island Presents Summer Beach Festival
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Kelvingrove Bandstand Open Week
Glasgow Life will throw open the doors of the beautiful Kelvingrove Bandstand for a fantastic week-long FREE programme of children and family events!
Baltic Street Adventure Playground Summer Holiday Programme
Baltic Street Adventure Playground is running a holiday programme until 13th of August, Tuesday to Saturday. It's free to attend and has lots for the kids to do!

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