Events For Families in Central Scotland Next Weekend

View the events taking place in Central Scotland next weekend below or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Hibee Tots Football Toddler Class

Hibee Tots Football Toddler Class

26 April 2017 - 26 April 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
New Hibee Tots Football Toddler Classes for 2-4yrs are starting on 26th April.
OpenJump 7+

OpenJump 7+

01 July 2017 - 31 December 2018
Jump around on over 19,000ft2 of interconnected, world-class trampolines at Ryze Edinburgh's OpenJump sessions!
OpenJump 7+

OpenJump 7+

01 July 2017 - 31 December 2018
Jump around on over 19,000ft2 of interconnected, world-class trampolines at Ryze Glasgow's OpenJump sessions!
Homework Club

Homework Club

21 August 2017 - 11 June 2018
Kids taking too long to get their homework done? Bring them along to the Homework Club at Wonder World, Edinburgh!
Exhibition: 10 Years / 10 Buildings

Exhibition: 10 Years / 10 Buildings

28 September 2017 - 31 March 2018
Discover a few of the fantastic conservation projects Glasgow City Heritage Trust supports at 10 Years / 10 Buildings!
Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum Adult Event Programme

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum Adult Event Programme

01 October 2017 - 28 February 2018
Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum runs an extensive programme of exhibitions, tours & workshops throughout the year!
City Art Centre: ArtsSpace

City Art Centre: ArtsSpace

07 October 2017 - 13 May 2018
Explore the new activities in the family activity area at City Art Centre to complement the exhibition ‘Hidden Gems’
Include Me 2 Club - Junior Youth Club

Include Me 2 Club - Junior Youth Club

23 October 2017 - 31 December 2018
Include Me 2 Club run a Junior Youth Club for ages 0 - 12 and their families at Dalmeny Community Centre on Mondays!
Canongate Stars and Stories

Canongate Stars and Stories

09 November 2017 - 16 February 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Canongate Stars and Stories - A new illuminated walking trail through Edinburgh's Old Town print & publishing history.
A Fine Line

A Fine Line

18 November 2017 - 18 February 2018
A Fine Line: An exhibition at City Art Centre bringing together artists working across a diverse range of disciplines.
Comicrazy Cafe Events

Comicrazy Cafe Events

01 December 2017 - 31 December 2018
Paisley's specialist comic book and trading card shop, Comicrazy, have events on everyday for all hobbies including Pokémon, Yugioh and Magic The Gathering!
Curious About Edinburgh

Curious About Edinburgh

01 December 2017 - 31 December 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Have fun discovering Edinburgh with two self-guided, heritage walks and optional treasure hunt with Curious About!
Giant Lanterns of China 2017

Giant Lanterns of China 2017

01 December 2017 - 25 February 2018
This winter, Edinburgh Zoo will be home to The Giant Lanterns of China, an installation of over 450 dazzling lanterns which will transform the venue into a spectacular work of art!
Curious About Glasgow

Curious About Glasgow

01 January 2018 - 31 December 2018
Various Locations Glasgow
Have fun discovering Glasgow with a self-guided, heritage walk with a treasure hunt theme from Curious About!
Good Move Glasgow Health Walks

Good Move Glasgow Health Walks

01 January 2018 - 31 December 2018
Various Locations Glasgow
Good Move Glasgow run Health Walks right across the city which are suitable for all ages and abilities!
Historic Underground

Historic Underground

01 January 2018 - 31 December 2018
Discover a dark, damp world unchanged since the 18th century in this tour of Blair Street Underground Vaults with Mercat Tours.
Turtle Tots Winter Term

Turtle Tots Winter Term

07 January 2018 - 25 March 2018
Various Locations West Lothian
Are you interested in baby swimming? Turtle Tots new winter term is starting soon in West Lothian.
Kids Hip Hop Dance Classes at Shapes Studio, Leith

Kids Hip Hop Dance Classes at Shapes Studio, Leith

08 January 2018 - 30 March 2018
Kids hip hop dance classes are back at Shapes Studio from 8th January, taught by resident teacher Ashley Jack.
Indian Dance Classes in Edinburgh

Indian Dance Classes in Edinburgh

09 January 2018 - 30 March 2018
Dance Ihayami's new spring term has started and they are offering a free Indian dance taster class to all new students.
Teddy Bear’s Picnic and Afternoon Tea

Teddy Bear’s Picnic and Afternoon Tea

15 January 2018 - 23 March 2018
Pre-schoolers can enjoy a special woodland picnic in the tearoom at Almond Valley Heritage Centre every weekday from 15th January to 23rd March!
Miss Saigon

Miss Saigon

17 January 2018 - 17 February 2018
The West End smash-hit musical, Miss Saigon, is coming to Edinburgh Festival Theatre January 2018.
SLLC Photography Competition Exhibition

SLLC Photography Competition Exhibition

19 January 2018 - 23 February 2018
Come and see all the winning entries from the annual SLLC Photography Competition at Chatelherault between January 19th and February 23rd!
Can’t Take My Eyes Off You

Can’t Take My Eyes Off You

20 January 2018 - 24 February 2018
Can’t Take My Eyes Off You is an exhibition of dolls at Project Ability, showcasing the evolution and history of doll making!
Inspired

Inspired

20 January 2018 - 15 April 2018
Inspired, at Paisley Museum from 20th January to 15th April, is an annual showcase of the best artwork from school pupils across Renfrewshire!
The Monarch of the Glen

The Monarch of the Glen

20 January 2018 - 11 March 2018
The Monarch of the Glen by Sir Edwin Landseer will go on display at Paisley Museum as part of a four-stop tour supported by National Galleries Scotland.
ARTIST TEXTILES Picasso to Warhol

ARTIST TEXTILES Picasso to Warhol

26 January 2018 - 29 April 2018
This stunning exhibition at New Lanark traces the history of 20th century art in textiles with highlights including prints of work by Dalí, Matisse, Picasso and Warhol!
Aurore Garnier at Veneer Gallery - Nuit de Mai exhibition

Aurore Garnier at Veneer Gallery - Nuit de Mai exhibition

27 January 2018 - 11 February 2018
French artist Aurore Garnier presents her Nuit de Mai exhibition at Glasgow's Veneer Gallery between 27th January and 11th February.
OPEN - SSA and VAS Together 2018

OPEN - SSA and VAS Together 2018

29 January 2018 - 08 March 2018
The SSA & VAS join forces to present an ambitious collaborative exhibition celebrating the best in contemporary and applied art.​
Beneath and Beyond

Beneath and Beyond

01 February 2018 - 15 April 2018
Taking real-time data from one hundred earthquake monitoring stations around the world, Beneath & Beyond is a unique installation from artist Stephen Hurrel.
Saying it With Flowers

Saying it With Flowers

01 February 2018 - 26 February 2018
Saying it With Flowers, a photographic exhibition by Rosie Nixon who produces beautiful floral studies, is on at Gallery-Close in February.
Art in the Park

Art in the Park

02 February 2018 - 18 February 2018
Art in the Park, Lochwinnoch Art Group's annual exhibition at Clyde Muirshiel, runs from the 2nd - 18th February!
Acting Up! Drama Sessions for Children and Young People

Acting Up! Drama Sessions for Children and Young People

03 February 2018
Acting Up is a dynamic, fun, confidence building weekly drama workshop for kids at CCA Glasgow!
Caledonian Canine Society Dog Show

Caledonian Canine Society Dog Show

03 February 2018
The Royal Highland Centre plays host to the Caledonian Canine Society's Dog Show on 4th February.
Capital Sci-Fi Con

Capital Sci-Fi Con

03 February 2018 - 04 February 2018
Join us at our new location, Edinburgh Corn Exchange, for the exciting not-for-profit Capital Sci-Fi Convention 2018!
Carbeth Guthrie Forest School

Carbeth Guthrie Forest School

03 February 2018
Learn about nature, wildlife, environment and craft with Forest School, Saturday morning or afternoon sessions.
Crime and Punishment in Georgian Scotland

Crime and Punishment in Georgian Scotland

03 February 2018 - 09 February 2018
Listen as Thomas Turlis, the Hangman, recounts the nature of his profession in Georgian times.
East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

03 February 2018
Various Locations East Renfrewshire
Free, fun and fantastic! East Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions!
Family Activities at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

Family Activities at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

03 February 2018
North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre hold a range of fun museum activities, arts and crafts every Saturday!
Family Weekend Activities at Whitelee Windfarm

Family Weekend Activities at Whitelee Windfarm

03 February 2018
Whitelee Windfarm hold a great range of free family activities every weekend during their open season.
Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

03 February 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Dads Rock run free playgroups for dads/granddads and their kids aged (0-5yrs) every Saturday and Sunday.
Gallery Tours

Gallery Tours

03 February 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
Grand Volant Flying Trapeze

Grand Volant Flying Trapeze

03 February 2018
Always fancied having a go on a flying trapeze? Glasgow's circus school, Aerial Edge, are holding sessions on weekends for six weeks between January and March!
High-speed Trains

High-speed Trains

03 February 2018 - 04 February 2018
Riverside Museum hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, drop in on February 3rd or 4th and create your own high-speed train of the future!
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

03 February 2018
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
Make a Mad Drag Heid

Make a Mad Drag Heid

03 February 2018
Scotland Street School Museum hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, make a 'Mad Drag Heid' in this fun collage workshop!
Making Games

Making Games

03 February 2018
Join Make Do & Grow on Saturday afternoons for their Making Games workshops where children take part in different games themed creative activities!
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

03 February 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Milngavie Makers Market

Milngavie Makers Market

03 February 2018
Milngavie Makers Market is Milngavie's monthly indoor artisan market held at the Town Hall!
NatWest 6 Nations

NatWest 6 Nations

03 February 2018
Enjoy the best pub rugby atmosphere in the city at The Golf Tavern with all the live action from the NatWest 6 Nations games.
Oscar and the Highland Castle

Oscar and the Highland Castle

03 February 2018
One of Scotland's most evocative folk tales is imaginatively re-told with wit and charm courtesy of Mousetale Puppets!
Project Craft

Project Craft

03 February 2018
Learn new skills, create something unique and have lots of fun along the way with Project Craft at Paperchase!
Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

03 February 2018
Various Locations Renfrewshire
Free, fun and fantastic! Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions throughout the week!
Roller Disco

Roller Disco

03 February 2018
Grab the kids, get your skates on and enjoy a family friendly disco at the Rollerstop Roller Rink!
Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club

03 February 2018
The Gallery of Modern Art holds a regular, drop in, Saturday Morning Art Club for 3 to 12 year olds!
Stained Glass Shops

Stained Glass Shops

03 February 2018
The People's Palace hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids. drop in on February 3rd and create your own stained glass shop window to take home!
Sunset Goose Walk

Sunset Goose Walk

03 February 2018
Witness the spectacular scene as thousands of geese return to their roost at RSPB Scotland Loch Lomond!
Take 2: Family-Friendly Films

Take 2: Family-Friendly Films

03 February 2018
Glasgow Film Theatre's weekly Take 2 Family-Friendly Film Screenings will keep even the littlest film fans entertained!
Tall Tales

Tall Tales

03 February 2018
Tall Tales are fun-filled storytelling sessions especially for two to four year olds held regularly at the Tron Theatre!
Tennis For Free

Tennis For Free

03 February 2018
If you're free on a Saturday afternoon and would like to give tennis a try then 'Tennis For Free' at Cowan Park, Barrhead is just for you!
The Jack & Jill Market - Glasgow South

The Jack & Jill Market - Glasgow South

03 February 2018
Shop smartly, be savvy and save money at the Jack and Jill Market Glasgow South at Bellahouston Sports Centre!
The Magic of the Mandala

The Magic of the Mandala

03 February 2018
St Mungo Museum hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, drop in on February 3rd and make your own Mandala inspired, eye-popping patterns!
The RSPB at Kelvingrove

The RSPB at Kelvingrove

03 February 2018
You'll find RSPB Scotland holding events most weekends at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum from 1pm - 4pm!
Tiny Tales

Tiny Tales

03 February 2018
Tiny Tales are fun-filled storytelling sessions especially for babies and crawlers up to 23 months of age at the Tron Theatre!
Varsity Vocals ICCA UK Edinburgh Quarter Final

Varsity Vocals ICCA UK Edinburgh Quarter Final

03 February 2018
In this Quarter-Final, audiences will see 8 of the finest university a cappella groups that Scotland and the North of England has to offer.
Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

03 February 2018
Don't miss the chance to get creative and have some family fun whilst exploring the fascinating museum stores at GMRC!
A Wizarding Afternoon Tea

A Wizarding Afternoon Tea

04 February 2018
Have a magical time at Inglewood House and Spa with our brand new Harry Potter themed Afternoon Tea!
Art Maker - Ages 4 - 12

Art Maker - Ages 4 - 12

04 February 2018
Join the Art Maker Club at the Scottish National Gallery on the first Sunday of each month. Ages 4 - 12 years.
Ceramics: Family Drop-in Session

Ceramics: Family Drop-in Session

04 February 2018
Make stunning ceramic tiles in this family drop-in workshop at the City Art Centre on 4th February.
Counterfeit Sixties Show

Counterfeit Sixties Show

04 February 2018
Join us at FTH Theatre, Falkirk for a night of sixties nostalgia with the Counterfeit Sixties Show on 4th February!
Druids of Caledon: Public Festival of Imbolc

Druids of Caledon: Public Festival of Imbolc

04 February 2018
Join the Druids of Caledon at Rouken Glen Park for the public festival of Imbolc on February 4th 2018!
East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

04 February 2018
Various Locations East Renfrewshire
Free, fun and fantastic! East Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions!
Exclusive Autism Friendly Sessions at Air Space

Exclusive Autism Friendly Sessions at Air Space

04 February 2018
Air Space Trampoline Park in East Kilbride are pleased to offer exclusive Autism Friendly sessions on Sunday evenings fortnightly!
Family Weekend Activities at Whitelee Windfarm

Family Weekend Activities at Whitelee Windfarm

04 February 2018
Whitelee Windfarm hold a great range of free family activities every weekend during their open season.
Free Face Painting at St Enochs

Free Face Painting at St Enochs

04 February 2018
Wee ones can have their faces painted for free every Sunday from Midday to 4pm at the St Enoch Centre food court!
Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

04 February 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Dads Rock run free playgroups for dads/granddads and their kids aged (0-5yrs) every Saturday and Sunday.
Glasgow Continental - Scotland’s Weekly Skinny Swim, Turkish & Sauna

Glasgow Continental - Scotland’s Weekly Skinny Swim, Turkish & Sauna

04 February 2018
Glasgow Continental - Scotland's Weekly Skinny Swim, Turkish & Sauna is held on Sundays at The Arlington Baths Club!
Glasgow Kids Comedy Club

Glasgow Kids Comedy Club

04 February 2018
The Stand Comedy Club presents a live stand-up show for younger fans every month! Sundays will never be the same!
Glasgow Phoenix Choir: A Choral Celebration

Glasgow Phoenix Choir: A Choral Celebration

04 February 2018
The Glasgow Phoenix Choir are delighted to return to Cambuslang Parish Church on February 4th with 'A Choral Celebration'!
Grand Volant Flying Trapeze

Grand Volant Flying Trapeze

04 February 2018
Always fancied having a go on a flying trapeze? Glasgow's circus school, Aerial Edge, are holding sessions on weekends for six weeks between January and March!
Hands On at the Palace

Hands On at the Palace

04 February 2018
Come along to the People's Palace for one of their regular 'hands on' sessions where you can view pieces up close and learn more about the fascinating collections!
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

04 February 2018
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
intu Braehead Kids Club

intu Braehead Kids Club

04 February 2018
Don't miss out - intu Braehead Shopping Centre has free kids' entertainment every Sunday from Midday to 4pm!
Make a Mad Drag Heid

Make a Mad Drag Heid

04 February 2018
Scotland Street School Museum hold regular arts and crafts workshops for kids, make a 'Mad Drag Heid' in this fun collage workshop!
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

04 February 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Project Craft

Project Craft

04 February 2018
Learn new skills, create something unique and have lots of fun along the way with Project Craft at Paperchase!
Roller Disco

Roller Disco

04 February 2018
Grab the kids, get your skates on and enjoy a family friendly disco at the Rollerstop Roller Rink!
Secret Sunday Cinema Club

Secret Sunday Cinema Club

04 February 2018
Come along to Scotland Street School Museum for a family favourite movie each Sunday at 11.30am & 2pm!
Snowdrop Strolls

Snowdrop Strolls

04 February 2018
Join the rangers for a Snowdrop Stroll guided walk in the woodlands at Finlaystone Country Estate!
Sunday Funday

Sunday Funday

04 February 2018
Looking for something different to do with the kids on Sunday? Then pop down to The Yard!
The RSPB at Kelvingrove

The RSPB at Kelvingrove

04 February 2018
You'll find RSPB Scotland holding events most weekends at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum from 1pm - 4pm!
Willow Harvest

Willow Harvest

04 February 2018
Put on your wellies and join us for the annual Willow Harvest at National Museum of Rural Life, East Kilbride!
Winged Winter Wanderers of Balgray

Winged Winter Wanderers of Balgray

04 February 2018
Join the Countryside Rangers at Dams to Darnley Country park on a winter wander to see which birds are visiting Balgray Reservoir this year!