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!

National Insect Week
27 Jun 2016 - 01 Jul 2016
Get up-close and personal with cockroaches, stick insects and other bugs at Calderglen Country Park!
Pirate Summer Fun!
27 Jun 2016 - 16 Aug 2016
Pirates Bonny Ann & Scary Mary will be taking over The Tall Ship at Riverside this summer with lots of fun activities!
Whitecraigs June Rugby Camp
28 Jun 2016 - 30 Jun 2016
Whitecraigs Holiday Camp, is open to anyone willing to give rugby a try in a fun and safe environment!

Upcoming Events

Ungdomsblokkfloytistene Uranienborg at Greyfriars Centre
27 Jun 2016
Edinburgh Old Town
Uraienborg Recorder Concert & Edinburgh Branch of the Society of Recorder Players perform a free concert on 27th June.
Get into Dance Summer School
27 Jun 2016 - 01 Jul 2016
Do you want to study dance when you leave school? Then the RCS Get into Dance Summer School is just for you!
Our Ocean Adventure Summer School
27 Jun 2016 - 01 Jul 2016
Join RCS for Our Ocean Adventure Summer School an inspiring summer school experience for children aged 5 - 7!
Detective Academy Summer School
27 Jun 2016 - 01 Jul 2016
Join RCS for Detective Academy Summer School an inspiring summer school experience for children aged 8 - 11!
Bricks 4 Kidz Summer Workshops - Glasgow City Centre
27 Jun 2016 - 20 Jul 2016
Calling all LEGO fans! Join Bricks 4 Kidz over the holidays at one of their fantastic workshops in city centre!
Kids Summer Golf Coaching
27 Jun 2016 - 01 Aug 2016
Mearns Castle Golf Academy Summer Coaching Camps are great fun and a great way to get you child into golf!

New Events

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

Play on Pedals Summer Sessions
01 Jul 2016 - 20 Aug 2016
Various Locations Glasgow
Play on Pedals are delivering drop-in sessions for young children to learn how to cycle across Glasgow this summer!
OOO Experience
09 Jul 2016 - 10 Jul 2016
Join us on the weekend of 9th and 10th of July for a fun and unique OOO Experience in intu Braehead!
Glasgow European Judo Open 2016
15 Oct 2016
The 2016 Glasgow European Judo Open will be held on 15th October at the Emirates Arena for a fourth year!
Tour of Britain
04 Sep 2016
The Tour of Britain returns to Glasgow for the first time in 10 years, with riders leaving George Square on Sep 4th!
Project Dazzle (For ages 5-12)
04 Aug 2016 - 18 Aug 2016
Edinburgh Art Festival: Bring the kids along to Project Dazzle (For ages 5-12) for some Dazzle themed art workshops.
The RSNO Christmas Concert
17 Dec 2016
Enjoy a special showing of the festive classic, The Snowman, on a large screen, accompanied by the RSNO!

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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!

Destiny Tots
We are a toddlers group in Glasgow Southside – open to everybody. Children are welcome...
Fearless Theatre School
Fearless Theatre School is a Glasgow based school aimed for kids aged 4 - 12 years old...
Happy Days Cook School
Happy Days Cook School offers a variety of baking, cake decorating and cooking classes...

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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 Govan Stones Project
Discover the unique collection of early medieval stones carved in the 9th-11th centuries...
Langlands Moss Local Nature Reserve
Langlands Moss is an important and rare habitat - a lowland raised bog. Raised bogs...
Rozelle Estate
The Estate of Rozelle is a beautiful estate that was gifted to the public in 1968 by...

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