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Summer Holiday Events in Glasgow in August 2024

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Events in Glasgow

Discover! Weekend Sessions

Selected dates between 10th February 2024 - 29th December 2024

Join The Burrell Collection each weekend for a free drop in family session where you can get hands on and find out more about the collection through crafts, music and object handling!

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Loch Lomond Faerie Trail

28th March 2024 - 31st August 2024

Located in one of Scotland's most charming villages, join Loch Lomond Faerie Trail for a delightful adventure through our enchanting woodlands!

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Summer Of Fun At Glasgow Museums

6th June 2024 - 7th August 2024
Various Locations Glasgow

Glasgow Museums have a whole 'Summer of Fun' planned to keep the whole family entertained across the Summer Holidays!

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Rangers Soccer Academy Summer Holiday Courses

12th June 2024 - 19th August 2024
Various Locations Glasgow

The Rangers Soccer Academy Summer Holiday Classes offer an exceptional opportunity for children to make productive use of their school break!

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Kids, Join The Music Revolution

15th June 2024 - 7th September 2024

This summer, AMPLIFY Music Academy are opening the doors to their fantastic Kinning Park music centre, offering FREE trial sessions in Guitar, Piano & Drums!

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Comics Stripped!

22nd June 2024 - 15th August 2024

Oor Wullie, Judge Dredd and Rupert the Bear are at the 'art' of a new exhibition which focuses on comic strips and creators at The Lillie Art Gallery in Milngavie!

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Flamingo Beach at Silverburn

24th June 2024 - 20th August 2024

Pink flamingos are flocking back to Glasgow for Summer as Silverburn prepares for the return of its Flamingo Beach, bigger and better for 2024!

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Summer Holiday Adventure Camps

26th June 2024 - 15th August 2024
Glasgow West End

This summer, West End Adventure are running seven weeks of fun and action packed adventurous activities for kids!

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Summer at the Science Centre

28th June 2024 - 1st September 2024

This summer, go beyond the ordinary at Glasgow Science Centre! Bring the whole family for an adventure-filled day of hands-on exhibits, fun workshops, and exciting shows!

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Charlie Miller Football Academy Summer Camp

1st July 2024 - 9th August 2024

Charlie Miller Football Academy will hold their fantastic summer football camp for children ages 5 to 12 at Toryglen Regional football Centre over the school holidays!

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Clyde Cruising Club Dinghy Sailing Summer School

1st July 2024 - 9th August 2024
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 90 years!

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Giffnock North Athletics Summer Camps

1st July 2024 - 9th August 2024

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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Movement Park Summer Camp

1st July 2024 - 9th August 2024

Here at Movement Park, we believe that the fun should never stop! Therefore we have a Holiday Programme, with camps running during six weeks of the summer school holidays!

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North Kelvin - 6 Week Summer Football Camp

1st July 2024 - 9th August 2024

North Kelvin Sports Development Group are hosting a Summer Football Camp at Garscube Sports Complex for boys and girls from ages 5 - 12!

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Partick Thistle Charitable Trust Summer Camps

1st July 2024 - 9th August 2024

Partick Thistle Charitable Trust Summer Camps offer a fun learning experience, focusing on specific skills and drills, teamwork, fair play and respect!

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Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Summer Schools

1st July 2024 - 16th August 2024

Direct a film, devise a play, take centre stage or make magic behind the scenes at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland's Summer Schools!

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Summer Holiday Development Camp

Selected dates between 1st July 2024 - 9th August 2024
Various Locations Glasgow

The UK's #1 football coaching academy is coming to Glasgow! Providing high quality football coaching for children aged 5-13 years.

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Summer Schools at RCS

1st July 2024 - 5th August 2024
Various Locations Glasgow

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland's exciting programme of summer schools, featuring a range of courses covering dance, drama, musical theatre, music, film and production are now open to book!

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The Loading Bay Skatepark Summer Camps

Selected dates between 1st July 2024 - 16th August 2024

Kids can enjoy an action packed day with a mix of activities including BMX, Skateboard, Scooter, Trampoline, Gymnastics and more at The Loading Bay Skatepark Summer Camps!

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Baltic Street Adventure Playground Summer Holiday Programme

2nd July 2024 - 10th August 2024

Baltic Street Adventure Playground is running a holiday programme until 10th of August, Tuesday to Saturday. It's free to attend and has lots for the kids to do!

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R-CADE Summer Retro Games

Selected dates between 2nd July 2024 - 18th August 2024

Book now and enjoy an hour of gaming in R-CADE's retro video game arcade over the Summer holidays... choose from over 1500 games across over 20 consoles from the last 40 years!

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Summer Morning Cartoons & Games at R-CADE

Selected dates between 2nd July 2024 - 14th August 2024

Join R-CADE for the first hour of the day for some classic Saturday morning style cartoons and retro toys & games in their cafe!

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Calm Kids Club

Selected dates between 3rd July 2024 - 8th August 2024

Welcome to the Calm Club Summer Camp, where children aged between 5 and 8 will embark on a journey of fun, creativity, and mindfulness!

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Steampunks Summer Science Club

Selected dates between 3rd July 2024 - 9th August 2024

Kids can take part in exciting, hand-on experiments led by a qualified science teacher at Steampunks Summer Science Club!

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Summer Of Fun Roadshows

Selected dates between 3rd July 2024 - 9th August 2024
Various Locations Glasgow

Glasgow Life's Summer Of Fun Roadshows will give you a chance to visit the venues that hosted the Commonwealth Games in 2014 and help communities to get active every day!

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R-CADE Retro Gaming Friendship Club

Selected dates between 5th July 2024 - 16th August 2024

Calling all game lovers ages 8-16... join R-CADE's 2-hour retro gaming event and make new friends!️ Staff will be on hand to set up lots of fun multiplayer games for you to play with other kids.

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Amazing Arts!

Selected dates between 8th July 2024 - 1st August 2024

With crafty activities from balloon rockets, to print making and paper mache to pull back racers, every day is different at Make Do and Grow's Amazing Arts Sessions!

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PLAY ON at The Forge

Selected dates between 9th July 2024 - 9th August 2024

Who cares if it rains, Summer should still be fun and this year The Forge Shopping Centre is ready to PLAY! Don't miss weekly sports, arts & crafts, dancing and face painting all for FREE!

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Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience

11th July 2024 - 26th August 2024

Immerse yourself in Van Gogh's artwork like you've never seen it before when Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience comes to the SEC Glasgow this summer!

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Summer Family Fun at the Scottish Maritime Museum

11th July 2024 - 31st August 2024

The Scottish Maritime Museum (Denny Tank) has lined up some great family activities to help keep the children entertained over the summer holidays!

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The Great Solar System Adventure

11th July 2024 - 31st August 2024

Bring the whole family and explore the wonders and perils of our Solar System in this breathtaking immersive adventure at Glasgow Science Centre's new fulldome 2D film!

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Circus Skills Camp

Selected dates between 15th July 2024 - 9th August 2024

7 to 18 year olds can learn awesome acrobatics and amazing aerial skills on trapeze, silks, hoop and rope plus trampoline at Aerial Edge's Circus Skills Camps!

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Glasgow Acting Academy Summer Schools

22nd July 2024 - 9th August 2024

This year Glasgow Acting Academy have three fabulous summer schools to choose from: Hogwarts, Six and Play in a Week!

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The Wild Outdoors Summer Camps - Glasgow

Selected dates between 22nd July 2024 - 1st August 2024
Various Locations Glasgow

From mastering bushcraft skills to conquering ninja lines, archery, and tomahawk throwing, every day is an adventure in the great outdoors at The Wild Outdoors Summer Camps!

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Shawlands Pier

26th July 2024 - 4th August 2024

From Friday 26th July - Sunday 4th August, My Shawlands are bringing the seaside to Shawlands... it's going to be great fun for the whole family, and it's completely free!

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Summer Camp - Enchanted Forest

29th July 2024 - 2nd August 2024

Wish Upon A Star Kingdom invite your little ones to join them, in the enchanted forest for a week of magic and fantasy!

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Zippos Circus at Glasgow’s Queen’s Park

31st July 2024 - 5th August 2024

Zippos Circus returns to Glasgow's Queens Park between Wednesday 31st July and Monday 5th August with their all-new 2024 production, Magnificent!

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Govanhill International Festival and Carnival

1st August 2024 - 11th August 2024
Glasgow South Side

The Govanhill International Festival and Carnival 2024 returns for its 8th year, celebrating creativity, solidarity, and liberation, from Thursday 1st August to Sunday 11th August!

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Circus Day

3rd August 2024

Join the team at Provan Hall on Saturday 3rd August for their Circus Day and learn some circus tricks of your own and enjoy the bouncy castle and giant bubble making workshops!

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Pinkston 10th Birthday Free Gala Day

3rd August 2024

Pinkston Watersports is having a BIG birthday party on Saturday 3rd August - and everyone is invited along to help them celebrate!

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The McDougalls In Toyland

3rd August 2024

All aboard the Toyland express and join everyone's favourite children's theatre company, The McDougalls, for five star family fun at The Pavilion Theatre on Saturday 3rd August!

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Big Butterfly Count

4th August 2024

Ever wondered what that butterfly in your garden is? Then come along and learn about identification and the lifestyles of butterflies, and how to help them at Dams To Darnley Country Park!

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Sole Bloc Sneaker & Lifestyle Festival

4th August 2024

The Sole Bloc Sneaker & Lifestyle Festival returns with a bang to SWG3 Glasgow on Sunday 4th August!

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American Sports Camp

5th August 2024 - 8th August 2024

Are you aged 11-14 and love sports? Join Glasgow Story Church and Helenslea Community Hall for their FREE American Sports Camp this summer!

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Madagascar The Musical

7th August 2024 - 10th August 2024

Join Alex, Marty, Melman and Gloria as they bound out of the zoo and onto the stage when live musical spectacular Madagascar The Musical comes to the King's Theatre Glasgow in August!

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Loch Lomond Shores Continental Market

10th August 2024 - 11th August 2024

The Continental Market returns to Loch Lomond Shores on August 10th & 11th, expect to find tasty street food options, tempting sweet treats and a range of authentic craft offerings!

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Piping Live!

10th August 2024 - 18th August 2024
Various Locations Glasgow

Piping Live!, Glasgow's International Piping Festival, will return for its 21st edition this summer with an eclectic calendar of events from Saturday 10th - Sunday 18th August!

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World Pipe Band Championships

16th August 2024 - 17th August 2024

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 16th and 17th August!

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Summer Holiday Events in East Renfrewshire

Here's a selection of Summer Holiday Events you can find over on our sister site, What's On East Renfrewshire:

Dinosaur Adventure Live - Trouble On Volcano Island

Dinosaur Adventure Live - Trouble On Volcano Island

9th August 2024

Calling all dino fans... join an interactive adventure to save Volcano Island from an erupting volcano and meet incredible life-like dinosaurs when Dinosaur Adventure Live comes to Giffnock!

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Summer Art School - Willow & Clay

Summer Art School - Willow & Clay

29th July 2024 - 2nd August 2024

8 to 14 year olds are invited to join artist Rosi Nyamakanga for a Willow & Clay Summer Art School at Newton Mearns Parish Church's Memorial Hall!

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Summer Science Workshops

Summer Science Workshops

Selected dates between 1st July 2024 - 7th August 2024

Whitelee Windfarm Visitor Centre will once again be holding their Summer Science Club Workshops throughout July and the start of August!

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Summer Holiday Events in Edinburgh and the Lothians

Here's a selection of Summer Holiday Events you can find over on our sister site, What's On Edinburgh:

Midweek makes: Collage crowns

Midweek makes: Collage crowns

Selected dates between 10th July 2024 - 28th August 2024

Join us in the Family Room at The Palace of Holyroodhouse to discover the stories behind some special crowns. Get creative by decorating your own crown to wear as you visit the rest of the Palace.

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The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

2nd August 2024 - 24th August 2024

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo returns from 2nd to 24th August 2024!

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Summer Outdoor Club

Summer Outdoor Club

8th July 2024 - 2nd August 2024

Dynamic Earth’s Summer Outdoor Club is back. Join us for a week of fun and adventure in Holyrood Park, perfect for kids aged between 7 to 12 who love being outdoors and exploring the natural world!

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Summer Holiday Events in Fife

Here's a selection of Summer Holiday Events you can find over on our sister site, What's On Fife:

Kids Graphic Design Classes

Kids Graphic Design Classes

Selected dates between 6th July 2024 - 31st August 2024

Do you have a child aged 7 - 11 years who would be interested in learning about graphic design over the summer holidays? Design by Midnight is running classes at St Columba's Church in Glenrothes.

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Burntisland Fairground

Burntisland Fairground

25th May 2024 - 18th August 2024

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!

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Lughnasadh Music & Arts Festival

Lughnasadh Music & Arts Festival

3rd August 2024

Forgan Arts Centre and Big Rock Records join forces to bring you a new music and arts festival in the centre’s lush grounds and gardens on Saturday 3rd August.

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Summer Holiday Events in Lanarkshire

Here's a selection of Summer Holiday Events you can find over on our sister site, What's On Lanarkshire:

EK Summer Of Sport

EK Summer Of Sport

29th June 2024 - 10th August 2024

With a perfect storm of major sporting events taking place this summer, EK, East Kilbride is marking the occasion with a programme of action packed holiday activities for young sports fans!

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Strathaven Miniature Railway Season

Strathaven Miniature Railway Season

Selected dates between 30th March 2024 - 29th September 2024

Strathaven Miniature Railway reopens for the 2024 season in March and will run every weekend until the end of September!

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Biggar Rally

Biggar Rally

11th August 2024

The Albion Trust's Biggar Rally becomes more popular each year and 2024 will be no exception, make sure you don't miss the 49th edition on Sunday 11th August!

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Summer Holiday Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Here's a selection of Summer Holiday Events you can find over on our sister site, What's On Renfrewshire:

Free Holiday Bible Club - Jungle Adventure

Free Holiday Bible Club - Jungle Adventure

5th August 2024 - 9th August 2024

Once again Albert Hall Evangelical Church in Renfrew is holding a FREE holiday club for children this Summer between the 5th and the 9th August!

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Lunch With BJÖRN Bear At IKEA Glasgow

Lunch With BJÖRN Bear At IKEA Glasgow

Selected dates between 9th July 2024 - 6th August 2024

Join the IKEA Glasgow team in their customer restaurant for lunch with their special guest BJÖRN Bear!

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Kilmacolm Farm Tours

Kilmacolm Farm Tours

1st May 2024 - 30th September 2024

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!

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Summer Holiday Events in Stirling

Here's a selection of Summer Holiday Events you can find over on our sister site, What's On Stirling:

Killin Highland Games

Killin Highland Games

7th August 2024

Held in Breadalbane Park, Killin, the 2024 Killin Highland Games returns on Wednesday 7th August!

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Bubbleologist

Bubbleologist

3rd August 2024 - 4th August 2024

Join us at Affinity Sterling Mills for the Bubbleologists 40 minute outdoor displays on 3rd & 4th August!

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Summer Week of Music-Making for children ages 8-12: Handbells in Harmony

Summer Week of Music-Making for children ages 8-12: Handbells in Harmony

5th August 2024 - 9th August 2024

Calling 8 - 12 year olds! Dunblane Cathedral Handbell Ringers are holding a week of music-making at Dunblane Cathedral Halls from 5th to 9th August.

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Events in Other Areas

Zippos Circus at Ayr’s Low Green

Zippos Circus at Ayr’s Low Green

7th August 2024 - 12th August 2024
Ayr

Zippos Circus returns to Ayr's Low Green between Wednesday 7th and Monday 12th August with their all-new 2024 production, Magnificent!

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Fresh Ayr Folk Fest

Fresh Ayr Folk Fest

9th August 2024 - 11th August 2024
Ayr

Fresh Ayr Folk Fest, will showcase an array of incredible live entertainment, family-friendly activities, fantastic food and drinks when it returns to Ayr Town Centre in August!

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Brodick Highland Games

Brodick Highland Games

10th August 2024
Brodick

The 2024 Brodick Highland Games will be held at Ormidale Park on Saturday 10th August, they're a great day out for all the family!

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Popular Events

Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience
Immerse yourself in Van Gogh's artwork like you've never seen it before when Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience comes to the SEC Glasgow this summer!
Inflatable Fun City
The amazing Inflatable Fun City is returning to Victoria Park for the Summer holidays every day between the 6th and 21st July!
FREE Open Air Cinema at QPA
Open-air cinema returns to Queen's Park Arena this summer with a selection of 'Cults & Classics' themed films!
TRNSMT Festival
TRNSMT will return to Glasgow Green for its 7th year between the 12th and 14th July 2024, bringing its massive energy to the city once again!
Summer Nights at the Bandstand
The Summer Nights at the Bandstand festival returns to Kelvingrove Park for a ninth year with 12 nights of live music from Gabrielle, Bananarama, Echo & The Bunnymen and many more!

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