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!

Fair Play
28 Jul 2016
FAIR PLAY is a specially organised funday for preschool aged children and their families at Rutherglen Town Hall!
Finlaystone Duck Race
28 Jul 2016
Pick your own duck and race down the Finlaystone burn, there will be prizes for the winners!
Carluke Old Graveyard Walk
28 Jul 2016
Carluke
Join this guided walk of the old cemetery in Carluke and hear stories of the old tower, Battle of Waterloo and more!

Upcoming Events

Peter Pan’s Excellent Adventure
28 Jul 2016
Don't miss Peter Pan’s Excellent Adventure at Websters Theatre, a childhood adventure in 80s pop culture!
Family Badger Watch
28 Jul 2016
Join an evening guided walk following the clues to our secret sett, learning about badgers as we go!
Twist & Hit Tumbling: Summer Camps
28 Jul 2016
Join the Twist & Hit Cheerleaders over the Summer Holidays for some tumbling fun during the day!
Let’s Go Summer: Petersburn Library
28 Jul 2016
Enjoy a packed programme of summer holiday activities for children, young people & families across North Lanarkshire!
Traditional Tales
28 Jul 2016
Listen to traditional tales from Scotland at the Scottish Storytelling Centre in July.
Let’s Go Summer: New Stevenston Library
28 Jul 2016
Enjoy a packed programme of summer holiday activities for children, young people & families across North Lanarkshire!

New Events

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

Snow White
11 Oct 2016 - 12 Oct 2016
balletLORENT bring their spellbinding retelling of Snow White to Macrobert Arts Centre this October break.
Barrowland Ballet present Poggle
05 Aug 2016 - 21 Aug 2016
Edinburgh Old Town
Barrowland Ballet present Poggle - A funny, sensory dance theatre show with live music at Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
RSPB Woodland Fairies and Elves
06 Aug 2016
Help us look for fairy and elf homes in the Helix Welly Walk on 6th August!
Tinsel-tastic Summer
09 Aug 2016 - 12 Aug 2016
St Matthew's Kids Tinsel-tastic Summer Holiday Club is taking place from 9th - 12th August.
Silverburn Food Festival
29 Jul 2016 - 30 Jul 2016
Glasgow foodies, get ready! Silverburn is set to unleash its first ever Food Festival on shoppers' palettes.
Sita Exhibition
29 Jul 2016 - 10 Aug 2016
The Forest Cafe is hosting an art exhibition by Sofia Sita from 29th July.

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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!

Cafe Ceramico
Cafe Ceramico is a family run, family oriented pottery painting and soft play centre...
Pacitti Community Garden Project
Pacitti Community Garden is unique setting just off Paisley Road Toll on Glasgow's South...
Destiny Tots
We are a toddlers group in Glasgow Southside – open to everybody. Children are welcome...

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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!

Cafe Ceramico
Cafe Ceramico is a family run, family oriented pottery painting and soft play centre...
Bothwell Castle
Explore a castle hotly fought over during the Wars of Independence with England. Bothwell...
Unlimited Festival
A showcase of exceptional new work from disabled artists will be presented at Tramway...

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Latest News

All aboard for the Great Big Heritage Bus Tour!

All aboard for the Great Big Heritage Bus Tour!

Glasgow Museums is set to enjoy an action-packed day of activities and events as part of The Great Big Heritage Bus Tour.

North East Festival Carnival Days start this weekend

North East Festival Carnival Days start this weekend

It’s official! The festival and carnival season is here, so it must be summer!