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!

Cumbernauld’s Christmas Lights Switch On
23 Nov 2017
Christmas is coming and Provost Jean Jones and the Gala Queens are getting ready to light up Cumbernauld Town Centre on Thursday 23rd November!
St James’ Primary School Renfrew Christmas Fayre
23 Nov 2017
St James’ Primary School Renfrew Parent Group are holding their annual Christmas Fayre on Thursday 23rd November!
Voices Nationwide Spoken Word Workshops & Performance
23 Nov 2017 - 24 Nov 2017
The Roundhouse and Create Paisley present Voices Nationwide Spoken Word Workshops and Performance Event being held on November 23rd & 24th!

Upcoming Events

Thanksgiving Day
23 Nov 2017
Give Thanks this Thanksgiving Day at Hard Rock Cafe Glasgow as they serve up a traditional Thanksgiving menu!
Thanksgiving Feast
23 Nov 2017
Celebrate Thanksgiving with a 3 course feast courtesy of The Butterfly and the Pig South!
Get Walking Lanarkshire Health Walks
23 Nov 2017
Various Locations Lanarkshire
Join Get Walking Lanarkshire for their health walks! Enjoy the fresh air, meet new people and have a good blether!
Winter Viewing Nights
23 Nov 2017
See the moon, the planets and other astronomical wonders as never before at Coats Observatory!
Magic Carpet Minis
23 Nov 2017
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet, especially for very little ones, at the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 0 - 2.
Broadlees Golf Santa’s Grotto
23 Nov 2017
Wrap up warm and join Broadlees Golf on a magical journey to their first ever Santa’s Grotto!

New Events

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

FREAGRA | A Blurred Expanse
28 Feb 2018
Rob Heaslip Dance bring Freagra, a playful, colourful performance of contemporary dance, suitable for all ages to Eastwood Park Theatre!
Plant Trees at Scotland’s First World War Centenary Wood
02 Dec 2017
Edinburgh South
Help plant trees at Scotland's First World War Centenary Wood on 2nd December at Dreghorn Woods, Edinburgh.
Book and a Brew in the Grassmarket
30 Nov 2017 - 03 Dec 2017
Celebrate Book Week Scotland with Greater Grassmarket’s Book and a Brew running from 30th November to 3rd December.
Little Red Riding Hood
13 Feb 2018
From the team behind the hugely popular Hairy Maclary Show, Little Red Riding Hood is a fun, original musical for children, with live music and love-able characters!
Elderslie Model Railway Show
25 Nov 2017
Renfrewshire Model Railway Club are hosting the Elderslie Model Railway Show in the Scout Hall on Saturday 25th November!
Alexander Millar in Glasgow
25 Nov 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
For one month, Contemporary impressionist Alexander Millar's limited edition prints will be on display and available to buy in Princes Square!

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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!

David Lloyd Glasgow West End
Whatever it is you need from us: a gym in Glasgow West End, a great choice of group exercise...
Merrylea Toddler Group
Merrylea Toddlers are a fun and friendly group open to all!Large Hall, Merrylea Parish...
Love Linn Park
Friends of Linn Park is community organisation of people who love Linn Park! We hold...

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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!

St Mungo Festival
The annual festival celebrating Glasgow's Patron Saint, Mungo. Meet us at events across...
Newlands Park
The park is considered to be one of the more beautiful small parks which hosts a wide...
Wonder World Soft Play Edinburgh
Wonder World is a custom built centre designed to stimulate children’s imagination...

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Latest News

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Online auction of literary treats launched for Scottish charity

Online auction of literary treats launched for Scottish charity

An online auction featuring exclusive literary items will be launched today ahead of Book Week Scotland.