What's On For Families in Central Scotland

Featured Events

There are thousands of events being held in Central Scotland every month, here we've handpicked a few you should definitely pay attention to!

Peter Rabbit Tea Party
29 May 2017
The Teapot Trust are joining up with Peter Rabbit to host a family Tea Party on 29th May!
Lego Animation Workshop (Part of Lilifest 2017)
29 May 2017
Join us for an introduction to the world of stop-motion film-making with local animator, Morgan Spence!
Falling Dreams (9 - 13+ yrs)
29 May 2017 - 30 May 2017
Falling Dreams takes the audience inside the head of a twelve year old girl on the cusp of teenagehood.

Upcoming Events

Breast Way Around - Final Finish & Fabulous Bikes
29 May 2017
Get up close to some amazing bikes when the Breast Way Round biker event finishes at Loch Lomond Shores on May 29th!
29 May 2017
A 65-year-old widow is the last resident of the Aquarius and vows to leave only on her death.
Bank Holiday Kids Arts n Crafts Lunch
29 May 2017
Come to Browns Bar & Brasserie for lunch this Bank Holiday and let Vonnie entertain the kids with arts n crafts!
Evil (10 - 13+ yrs)
29 May 2017 - 30 May 2017
Edinburgh East
A compelling monologue, based on a semi-autobiographical novel by Jan Guillou, focuses on the anatomy of evil.
Bambert's Book of Lost Stories (8 - 12 yrs)
29 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
This internationally lauded novel is brought to life as a thrillingly inventive and remarkable production.
Children’s Songtime
29 May 2017
Children's Songtime - Relaxed, fun and interactive sing along sessions for up to 5 year old at the Eric Liddle Centre.

New Events

You'll find all the latest family friendly events that have been added to the website right here!

Cycle Neilston Super Saturday
03 Jun 2017
Join us on June 3rd for Bulb Planting in Kingston Playing Fields and the start of the Cycle Neilston Summer Programme!
Leith Festival 2017 Gala Day
10 Jun 2017
Come along to Leith Festival 2017 Gala Day on the 10th June. A great family day out!
Leith Festival Tattoo
18 Jun 2017
Tim Bell comperes an evening of dance and music, with the sound of pipes and drums.
A Window on My Iran exhibition
01 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
Photo Exhibition: "A Window on My Iran"! is on at Ocean Terminal as part of Leith Festival.
Leith Phoenix Choir Concert - Leith Festival!
13 Jun 2017
Leith Phoenix Choir bring an evening of music on 13th June as part of the Leith Festival.
Russian State Ballet of Siberia’s Swan Lake
23 Mar 2018 - 24 Mar 2018
Swan Lake, the greatest romantic ballet of all time is brought to Edinburgh Playhouse by the Russian State Ballet.

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Activities For Families

Step away from the TV remote, choose one or more from our activities selection, and get out of the house to discover new skills, sports and more!

Indepen Dance Outreach Classes: Wishaw Kids
Our outreach work takes the form of one-off workshops, class blocks, training events...
Karis Therapies Baby Massage
For fun and relaxation!Baby massage for all babies under a year old.Oil and massage sequence...
Be Experimental Tots Science Labs Lanarkshire
A child’s natural curiosity and ability to ask questions make them perfect budding...

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Attractions For Families

Central Scotland has a great mix of sightseeing attractions. If you are looking for a fun family day out or a trip with friends, then look no further!

Lenzie Moss Local Nature Reserve
Lenzie Moss Nature Reserve is a large area of green outdoor space which enables local...
Flip Out Glasgow
Spend a day out at the world's largest trampoline park in Glasgow!Flip Out is great fun...
Holmhills Wood Community Park
Holmhills Wood Community Park runs from Greenlees Road to Langlea Drive and is an important...

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Latest News

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Paisley to welcome 4,000 pipers for British Championships

More than 4,000 of the world’s best pipers and drummers will descend on Paisley for the British Pipe Band Championships!