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!

Emily Smith’s Songs for Christmas
09 Dec 2016
DHM Concerts presents: Emily Smith's Songs for Christmas at The Queen's Hall on 9th December.
Cochrane Castle Primary School Christmas Fayre
09 Dec 2016
Cochrane Castle Primary School look forward to welcoming you to their annual Christmas Fayre on December 9th!
Barry Steele & Friends – The Roy Orbison Story
09 Dec 2016
Barry Steele and Friends are proud to present their brand new production 'The Roy Orbison Story' at The Albert Halls.

Upcoming Events

Marvellous Meteors, Mugdock (No children required!)
09 Dec 2016
Find out all about the Gemini Meteor Shower with the Ranger Service at Mugdock Country Park on 9th December.
City of Glasgow Wind Orchestra Annual Christmas Concert
09 Dec 2016
Get the festive season started with an evening of favourites at the City of Glasgow Wind Orchestra Christmas Concert!
Dalkeith & Monktonhall Brass Band Christmas Concert
09 Dec 2016
Edinburgh South
Bring the family to a sparkling Christmas Concert from the Dalkeith & Monktonhall Brass Band on 9th December!
Glasgow Gospel Choir Christmas Concert
09 Dec 2016
The Glasgow Gospel Choir are back to raise the roof with some fabulous festive gospel music at Adelaide's!
Glasgow Phoenix Choir: Celebrate Christmas 2016 - A silver jubilee celebration for Marilyn J Smith, MBE
09 Dec 2016
Glasgow Phoenix Choir return to the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall for their annual Christmas concert on December 9th!
Jack and the Beanstalk
09 Dec 2016 - 11 Dec 2016
The Porty Panto returns for its third incredible year with Jack and the Beanstalk at Porty Wash House.

New Events

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

Babe the Sheep-pig
08 Sep 2017 - 10 Sep 2017
Meet the lovable Babe in a heart-warming tale of friendship, adventure and bravery at The King's Theatre in September.
Christmas Emergency Creche at The Hub
22 Dec 2016 - 23 Dec 2016
Finish off your last minute Christmas preparations while the kids are looked after at The Hub's Emergency Creche!
Paw Patrol Live!
01 Sep 2017 - 03 Sep 2017
The most popular rescue dogs on the planet are coming to Glasgow! Catch Paw Patrol at the Clyde Auditorium in 2017!
Revel with Rabbie
22 Jan 2017
Step back in time to reminisce about the life of Scotland's National Bard, Robert Burns at Stirling Castle.
Christmas Eve Fun Day at The Peak
24 Dec 2016
Check out the action packed Christmas Eve Fun Day at The Peak!
Rainforest Explorer
11 Feb 2017 - 19 Feb 2017
This February half-term, become the ultimate rainforest explorer at Dynamic Earth.

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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!

The College of Piping
The College of Piping has been providing quality bagpipe tuition since the 1940s. It...
91st Glasgow (Netherlee) Scout Group
Scouting is a non-denominational group that aims to promote the full physical, intellectual...
Dancewest Scotland
Excellent standard of dance classes and education for boys and girls of all ages! Professional...

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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!

The Scottish SEA LIFE Sanctuary
Now in its 36th year,The Scottish SEA LIFE Sanctuary opens a window into a watery wonderland...
Castlebank Park
Castlebank Park is a large area of ground consisting of a children's play area, a swing...
Glasgow Central Tours
Explore one of Glasgow's most iconic landmarks, from the platforms to the subterranean...

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