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Spectacular fireworks events planned for Lanarkshire

Spectacular fireworks events planned for Lanarkshire

Four spectacular and free fireworks displays are planned for the 4th & 5th of November!

Young people take simple steps towards positive mental health

Young people take simple steps towards positive mental health

Young people are speaking out about positive steps their peers can take to have good mental health.

Snow White fun day kicks off panto season!

Snow White fun day kicks off panto season!

Eastwood Park Theatre launched their 2017 panto 'Snow White and the Seven Wee Muppets' with a Snow White fun day!

Kids Go Free at BBC Good Food Show Glasgow!

Kids Go Free at BBC Good Food Show Glasgow!

Looking for some fantastic family activities during the October schools week? Grab the kids and head to BBC Good Food Show!

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ODEON East Kilbride to relaunch as first ever fully reclining ODEON Luxe cinema

ODEON East Kilbride to relaunch as first ever fully reclining ODEON Luxe cinema

Last Updated: 10th October 2017
ODEON East Kilbride is to become the first ODEON Luxe cinema in Europe - officially launching on Thursday 12th October!
Cameron House Unveils its Autumn and Winter Offerings for 2017

Cameron House Unveils its Autumn and Winter Offerings for 2017

Last Updated: 10th October 2017
The five-star resort, Cameron House has announced its Autumn and Winter line-up for 2017!
First Loch Lomond Comic Con a super(hero) success

First Loch Lomond Comic Con a super(hero) success

Last Updated: 10th October 2017
The first ever Loch Lomond Comic Con event took place at Loch Lomond Shores at the weekend and has been hailed by the organisers as a huge success.
Pupils scoop top award at Mackintosh inspired art show

Pupils scoop top award at Mackintosh inspired art show

Last Updated: 6th October 2017
Glasgow pupils came top of the class in St. Enoch Centre’s Mackintosh-themed art and design competition.
Brand new play area opens in Robertson Park

Brand new play area opens in Robertson Park

Last Updated: 5th October 2017
A state-of-the-art play area has been unveiled in Robertson Park as part of a multi-million pound investment in Renfrewshire’s parks & green spaces.
Spooktacular Halloween Festival returns to Paisley

Spooktacular Halloween Festival returns to Paisley

Last Updated: 4th October 2017
Paisley will be hauntingly transformed to celebrate its third annual Halloween Festival offering plenty of fun and frights for all!
Safari animals raise thousands for Glasgow hospital!

Safari animals raise thousands for Glasgow hospital!

Last Updated: 4th October 2017
Safari animals raise over £90,000 at auction in aid of Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity!
Fliptastic way to keep fit for over 60s

Fliptastic way to keep fit for over 60s

Last Updated: 2nd October 2017
Flip Out Glasgow is giving seniors a new ‘leap’ of life as they launch trampolining sessions for the over 60s!
Scottish landmarks illuminate to support Paisley 2021

Scottish landmarks illuminate to support Paisley 2021

Last Updated: 30th September 2017
Scotland's iconic landmarks light up to support Paisley UK City of Culture 2021 bid!
Comic Con comes to Loch Lomond

Comic Con comes to Loch Lomond

Last Updated: 28th September 2017
Comic Con is coming to Loch Lomond Shores for the first time – and there's a lot of excitement from from fans!
Calling all parents!

Calling all parents!

Last Updated: 28th September 2017
Hungry Bear Media are looking for Scottish families to take part in a new pilot TV show for a major UK channel!
Call out for fans to back Paisley 2021 bid with a mass sing a long

Call out for fans to back Paisley 2021 bid with a mass sing a long

Last Updated: 28th September 2017
Fans are being asked to voice their support for Paisley’s 2021 UK City of Culture bid with a mass sing-a-long at St Mirren’s stadium!
Full days of family fun for the October break at Eastwood Park Leisure

Full days of family fun for the October break at Eastwood Park Leisure

Last Updated: 27th September 2017
Take the drama out of the October week holidays this year with a full week of family fun at Eastwood Park!
Experience an Autumn adventure with Go Ape Peebles

Experience an Autumn adventure with Go Ape Peebles

Last Updated: 27th September 2017
Experience your very own Autumn adventure at Go Ape in Peebles this October break with 20% off!
Macmillan Coffee Morning at Dobbies Garden Centres

Macmillan Coffee Morning at Dobbies Garden Centres

Last Updated: 27th September 2017
On Friday 29th September, Dobbies Garden Centres are taking part in the world's biggest coffee morning to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support.
Experience an Autumn adventure with Go Ape Aberfoyle

Experience an Autumn adventure with Go Ape Aberfoyle

Last Updated: 26th September 2017
Experience your very own Autumn adventure at Go Ape in Aberfoyle this October break with 20% off!
Cast Announced for Wicked Flying Back to Edinburgh Playhouse from 8 May 2018

Cast Announced for Wicked Flying Back to Edinburgh Playhouse from 8 May 2018

Last Updated: 26th September 2017
Amy Ross and Helen Woolf to play Elphaba and Glinda, Eastenders Star Aaron Sidwell to play Fiyero.
The Falkirk Funduro 2017

The Falkirk Funduro 2017

Last Updated: 24th September 2017
The Falkirk Funduro 2017: Mountain Biking Fun with Two Capitals F's, 25 November 2017 at Callendar Estate.
Performers Prepare for First Heritage Festival in Stirling

Performers Prepare for First Heritage Festival in Stirling

Last Updated: 24th September 2017
Final rehearsals are in full swing for Stirling-based youth orchestra, Big Noise Raploch, for city’s History Live Festival.
Glasgow Christmas Lights Ballot Information Released

Glasgow Christmas Lights Ballot Information Released

Last Updated: 21st September 2017
The ballot for this year's Glasgow Christmas Lights Switch-on will open on Monday October 2nd!
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Casting announced for the new nationwide tour of Shrek The Musical

Last Updated: 18th September 2017
Believe all ‘ogre’ again! SHREK THE MUSICAL® announces casting for the major nationwide tour.

Kids programme unveiled for The Spree Festival

Last Updated: 17th September 2017
Paisley’s annual The Spree festival has unveiled a packed family programme for the October break!

New play area opens as part of million pound investment in Barshaw Park

Last Updated: 1st September 2017
The next stage of a multi-million investment in Renfrewshire’s parks has been completed as a new, dynamic play area opened in Barshaw Park!

2017 Mackintosh Festival programme launches

Last Updated: 31st August 2017
A programme of over 40 events celebrating the life of Charles Rennie Mackintosh has launched!

Explore over 50 buildings and locations across Renfrewshire during Doors Open Days

Last Updated: 28th August 2017
Don’t miss your chance to look inside Renfrewshire’s historic landmarks on the 2nd & 3rd of September!

Glaswegians perfect their downward dog at free yoga sessions in city park

Last Updated: 25th August 2017
Yoga is just one of 18 activities on offer at nine parks across Glasgow as part of the ParkLives programme!

Foodie weekend is back and bursting with flavour

Last Updated: 21st August 2017
A feast of food, drink, live music and family entertainment will be on offer next week as the Loch Lomond Food and Drink Festival returns!

Thousands set to make a splash at The Great Scottish Swim

Last Updated: 18th August 2017
Thousands are set to take part in The Great Scottish Swim at Loch Lomond Shores on Saturday 26th August!

Johnstone hots up as Fire Engine Rally returns to the town

Last Updated: 14th August 2017
Johnstone was alive to the sound of sirens at the weekend as the annual Fire Engine Rally returned to the town once again.

Mel & Sue are bringing The Generation Game back to BBC One...

Last Updated: 9th August 2017
And producers are looking for family pairs to take part in the hilarious gameshow!

A Midsummer Nights Dream set to take the stage at Greenbank

Last Updated: 8th August 2017
The critically-acclaimed Pantaloons Theatre Company is gearing up to return to Greenbank Gardens this summer!

All Aboard The Hard Rock Burger Bus Tour

Last Updated: 7th August 2017
Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh joins forces with Red Bus Bistro for the first ever Hard Rock Restaurant on wheels!

Join the safari squad this summer

Last Updated: 6th August 2017
There’s still time to join thousands of safari spectators who are eager to get a glimpse of Hamilton’s very own BIG Stampede!

NEW! 3D wildlife film experience at the Scottish Seabird Centre

Last Updated: 28th July 2017
Conservation and education charity, the Scottish Seabird Centre, North Berwick, has launched a new 3D film experience.

Rocking and Rolling midway point for successful Perth Racecourse season

Last Updated: 27th July 2017
Perth Racecourse is gearing up for its next two meetings, Rock at the Races and the brand-new Golf Perthshire Raceday.

Piping competition drums up another successful event for Paisley

Last Updated: 24th July 2017
Paisley town centre was filled with the sound of pipes and drums on Saturday for the eighth annual Pipe Band Competition.

Try something new and learn something old this summer

Last Updated: 22nd July 2017
Families are being challenged to try something new, whilst learning about Scotland’s heritage with the National Trust for Scotland!

Youths urged to get involved in mental health campaign

Last Updated: 22nd July 2017
Young people are calling on their peers to get involved in promoting positive mental health in Renfrewshire.

World Jump Day

Last Updated: 20th July 2017
Today is World Jump Day and there's no better place to spend it than at Flip Out Glasgow!

Piping hot talent is heading for Paisley

Last Updated: 17th July 2017
Paisley town centre will welcome some of Scotland’s top piping talent for the annual Paisley Pipe Band Competition this Saturday!

Support pours in as Paisley becomes only Scottish place on UK City of Culture 2021 shortlist

Last Updated: 15th July 2017
Paisley has made the UK City of Culture 2021 shortlist and is the only Scottish place now in the running!

Popular Family Race Day gallops back to Perth Racecourse

Last Updated: 12th July 2017
A day out for all the family - it's the return of the Family Race Day at Perth Racecourse on 16th July.

Work on new play areas mark second phase of park improvements

Last Updated: 6th July 2017
Work is set to commence with the installation of new play equipment at two of Renfrewshire's popular parks.

Big Scottish Breakfast

Last Updated: 6th July 2017
TV favourite Lorraine Kelly has 'raised a toast' to launch the STV Children's Appeal Big Scottish Breakfast!

Create a new pizza to celebrate Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles at St. Enoch Centre

Last Updated: 4th July 2017
Celebrate the upcoming visit of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles at St. Enoch Centre by creating your dream pizza!

Glasgow parents worried about the cost of school holidays

Last Updated: 4th July 2017
More than 60% of parents in Glasgow have reported feeling anxious about the cost of keeping their kids entertained over the summer.

Thousands descend on Paisley town centre for first ever Weave festival

Last Updated: 2nd July 2017
Thousands of people descended on Paisley town centre at the weekend for the first-ever Weave festival!

Cirque du Southside and so much more at Queens Park Arena next month!

Last Updated: 30th June 2017
This July, come along to the first annual festival of sport and healthy lifestyle events in the heart of Glasgow’s southside!

Scottish bands tee up a week of entertainment for all the family at the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open

Last Updated: 29th June 2017
The Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open takes place in a couple of weeks and organisers have announced a star studded line up!

Top names in the arts to perform at Weave festival

Last Updated: 28th June 2017
Renowned names in Scotland’s literary scene get ready to make an appearance at Paisley’s first Weave festival this weekend.

Family fun day at Barshaw goes down a storm

Last Updated: 27th June 2017
Barshaw Park was full to the brim on Saturday as thousands turned out to enjoy the annual Gala Day- which survived the anticipated windy weather.

Safari animals charge into Hamilton as charity tourist trail launches

Last Updated: 24th June 2017
Hamilton was overrun by a herd of safari animals as The BIG Stampede officially charged into town yesterday!

VisitScotland launch first ever Harry Potter holiday itinerary

Last Updated: 23rd June 2017
VisitScotland launches itinerary of book and film locations on boy wizard’s 20th anniversary.

The perfect summer family getaway in Argyll

Last Updated: 23rd June 2017
With the school summer holidays around the corner, there has never been a better time to book a last-minute break!

Tunnocks Teacake giraffe leads the BIG Stampede pack to Hamilton

Last Updated: 21st June 2017
Thomas, a Tunnock’s Teacake inspired giraffe, is taking up residence in Hamilton as The BIG Stampede comes to town!

Gamers get ready! Insomnia Scotland X Resonate tickets are on sale now!

Last Updated: 21st June 2017
Tickets for Scotland’s largest gaming festival, Insomnia Scotland X Resonate are now ON SALE!

Families set to descend on Barshaw Gala Day

Last Updated: 21st June 2017
Thousands are set to turn out to the annual Barshaw Gala Day for an afternoon packed full of exciting activities for all the family!

Summer at Loch Lomond Shores

Last Updated: 21st June 2017
Final preparations for summer are well underway at Loch Lomond Shores!

Live life adventurously this Summer at Go Ape!

Last Updated: 21st June 2017
Go Ape Tree Top Adventure is encouraging Scots to live life adventurously by swinging through the tree-tops this Summer!

Dolphins and crabs take over the Seabird Centre this summer

Last Updated: 20th June 2017
Family fun as dolphins and crabs take centre stage at the Seabird Centre, North Berwick this summer!

Save the date... Insomnia X Resonate returns to Glasgow in July!

Last Updated: 15th June 2017
Scotland’s biggest gaming festival, Insomnia X Resonate, is in Glasgow from 21 to 23 July for a weekend of all things gaming!

Be a responsible dog owner at UKs best park

Last Updated: 14th June 2017
A campaign has been launched urging visitors to UK’s best park to keep it safe and clean by being responsible dog owners.

LEGO BrickCity Fringe show features 1st ever behind the scenes workshop experience

Last Updated: 13th June 2017
A new LEGO® exhibition and design workshop tour is set to draw thousands of LEGO® fans when it opens in Edinburgh.

Mission Discovery comp winner over the moon as NASA astronaut visits school

Last Updated: 8th June 2017
A Renfrewshire primary school pupil was delighted to meet ex-NASA astronaut Steve Swanson!

Summer Tennis Club Saver Scheme is served in South Lanarkshire

Last Updated: 6th June 2017
Clubs across South Lanarkshire are serving up an exciting pilot programme allowing more people to get on court this summer.

Families descend on Renfrew Gala Day

Last Updated: 5th June 2017
Around 3000 kids, parents, families and friends took advantage of an afternoon of free activities as Renfrew Gala Day took place at the weekend!

Renfrew set for fantastic day of family fun

Last Updated: 30th May 2017
Summer is finally arriving and Renfrew is set to celebrate with a jam-packed afternoon of free family fun at Renfrew Gala Day!

Bent Primary School in Lanark bids farewell to the Big Stampede Hippo

Last Updated: 29th May 2017
Pupils from Bent Primary School in Lanark joined together at an event to wave goodbye to their special little hippo.

YMCA Makerspace will boost digital skills for youngsters

Last Updated: 29th May 2017
The YMCA in Paisley has received a £30k funding boost to create a hub for young people to build their creative digital skills!

Gary Tank Commander to star in SEC Armadillo Panto!

Last Updated: 28th May 2017
SEC Armadillo, Glasgow announces Gary Tank Commander to star in the Giant family pantomime, Jack and the Beanstalk!

Paisley to welcome 4,000 pipers for British Championships

Last Updated: 16th May 2017
More than 4,000 of the world’s best pipers and drummers will descend on Paisley for the British Pipe Band Championships!

Argyll Holidays unveils family superhero weekend

Last Updated: 2nd May 2017
Argyll Holidays is letting kids get a slice of superhero action with a weekend packed full of super-powers and fun!

Pipe bands from across the world set to battle it out at the British Pipe Band Championships

Last Updated: 21st April 2017
Paisley is set to welcome competitors from as far as Canada and Denmark as the top pipe bands in the world aim to be crowned British champions.

Top food and drink producers to attend Paisley Food Festival

Last Updated: 21st April 2017
The crème de la crème of Scotland’s food and drink producers will attend Paisley’s food fiesta this weekend!

Rally gods to ignite Glasgow streets as IGNITION Festival of Motoring returns!

Last Updated: 21st April 2017
IGNITION Festival of Motoring will return to the SEC Glasgow this August for an exhilarating three-day extravaganza of cars, bikes, stunts and more!

The Voice finalists Into The Ark to headline Paisley Food Festival

Last Updated: 14th April 2017
The Voice finalists, Into The Ark, have been announced as the headline music act at this year’s Paisley Food Festival.

New Waterfront Pathway for Dumbarton

Last Updated: 9th April 2017
Dumbarton set for a new coastal pathway linking the Town Centre to Dumbarton Rock.

Easter Fun with Miller Homes

Last Updated: 7th April 2017
Miller Homes has a fantastic opportunity for one lucky family to win a trip to Blair Drummond Safari Park!

Kids go free with ScotRail

Last Updated: 3rd April 2017
Families can enjoy a packed itinerary of adventures during the holidays courtesy of ScotRail’s amazing ‘Kids Go Free’ ticket!

Tens of thousands of foodies attend third annual Springfest

Last Updated: 3rd April 2017
The stunning banks of Loch Lomond Shores played host to Springfest and thousands of visitors at the weekend.

Primary school celebrates storytelling and reading at book festival

Last Updated: 31st March 2017
Todholm Primary School in Paisley held its first ever book festival this week designed to encourage a love of reading and storytelling!

Easter Wonderland set to open at award winning Glasgow attraction

Last Updated: 28th March 2017
The Quay Glasgow is delighted to host the most unique Easter themed event that has ever taken place in Scotland!

Dig your own groove

Last Updated: 28th March 2017
Dance International Glasgow returns this April with a fantastic month long festival of contemporary dance!

Springfest is set to shine the spotlight on Glasgow food & drink suppliers

Last Updated: 27th March 2017
Springfest, one of the largest food and drink festivals in the country, returns to Loch Lomond Shores on 1st & 2nd April!

Swing into Spring at Go Ape in Scotland

Last Updated: 27th March 2017
Go Ape is encouraging Scots to live life adventurously this Easter holiday at the outdoor forest adventure experience.

The Scottish Game Fair returns to Scone Palace

Last Updated: 27th March 2017
Scotland’s most popular outdoor event, the Scottish Game Fair, returns to Scone Palace between 30th June and 2nd July!

Imaginate Festival unveils new name at programme launch!

Last Updated: 23rd March 2017
The newly renamed Edinburgh International Children’s Festival, which runs from 27th May to 4th June, unveiled this year's programme!

Aled Jones launches search for local choirs to join him at Paisley Abbey

Last Updated: 21st March 2017
Local choirs are being invited to apply for a once in a lifetime opportunity to perform with Aled Jones at Paisley Abbey!

Glasgow to come alive to celebrate 2018 European Championships

Last Updated: 21st March 2017
Plans for a vibrant Cultural Festival are underway which will run alongside the Glasgow 2018 European Championships!

Paisley to celebrate trio of food and drink events

Last Updated: 20th March 2017
Paisley is getting set for a food and drink extravaganza next month – with three great events taking place over the same week.

500 days to go!

Last Updated: 20th March 2017
Today marks 500 days to go until Glasgow hosts the first ever European Championships from 2 – 12 August 2018.

Renfrewshire school kids learn how to stay safe on the road

Last Updated: 16th March 2017
Renfrewshire schoolchildren are set to learn about road safety with some help from a special safety mascot.

Scottish Panto Queen returns to the Kings

Last Updated: 16th March 2017
Scottish panto queen Elaine C Smith returns to the King's this year to play the Fairy in Sleeping Beauty!

Beauty and the beasts launch Glasgow Kiltwalk 2017

Last Updated: 13th March 2017
Glasgow Warriors stars join Miss Scotland and put on their kilts for charity at the launch of this year's Glasgow Kiltwalk!

The Seabird Centre goes dolphintastic and crabalicious

Last Updated: 10th March 2017
Brand new activities this Easter at the Scottish Seabird Centre.

COMPETITION: Win a family ticket to see James Campbell at the Glasgow Live International Comedy Festival

Last Updated: 6th March 2017
Win a family ticket to see James Campbell at this year's Glasgow Live International Comedy Festival!

Visitors invited to be part of interactive Mothers Day banner at Loch Lomond Shores

Last Updated: 5th March 2017
Send your mum a special Mother's Day message this year thanks to Loch Lomond Shore's interactive banner!

Splash of success as children release fish into the Avon Water

Last Updated: 5th March 2017
Local children are taking to the Avon Water and its tributaries this month to set free young fish that they have raised in school.

Loch Lomond Shores named as one of Scotlands most visited attractions!

Last Updated: 4th March 2017
1.3 million visitors help make Loch Lomond Shores one of Scotland’s most visited attractions in 2016!

St Patricks Festival returns for a tenth year

Last Updated: 2nd March 2017
Glasgow is in line for a “reel” boost as the city’s world-renowned St. Patrick’s Festival hits its stride for its tenth year!

Create caravan memories this Easter at Argyll Holidays

Last Updated: 2nd March 2017
Recreate your childhood memories and take the family on a caravan break this Easter with Argyll Holidays!

Gig in the Goil announces more acts to 2017 line up

Last Updated: 26th February 2017
Lochgoilhead’s boutique music festival, Gig in the Goil has unveiled the latest acts to be added to the line-up for this year’s event!

Ideal Home Show Scotland celebrates major milestone with slice of food and drink heaven

Last Updated: 23rd February 2017
The Ideal Home Show Scotland is set to bring something a little bit different to whet the appetites of home show visitors at the SEC this May!

Crannog play facility to be built in country park

Last Updated: 21st February 2017
A spectacular iron-age crannog will be the centrepiece of a new play facility being installed at Drumpellier Country Park.

Families enjoy adrenaline rush as go cart event sets up at Loch Lomond Shores

Last Updated: 21st February 2017
The dull weather last weekend certainly didn’t put a dampener on the fun at Loch Lomond Shores...

Springfest Food and Drink Festival Returns for a Third Year

Last Updated: 16th February 2017
Springfest food and drink festival returns for its third year on 1st and 2nd April at Loch Lomond Shores.

Hang out at Go Ape in Scotland this half term

Last Updated: 8th February 2017
Go Ape is urging Scots to escape from winter hibernation and hang out in the trees with their tribe this half term!

Save on tickets to the Scottish Cycling, Running and Outdoor Pursuits Show!

Last Updated: 3rd February 2017
The Scottish Cycling, Running and Outdoor Pursuits Show returns to the SEC in March and we have a special offer on admission prices!

Fantastic half term breaks in Scotland with Argyll Holidays

Last Updated: 3rd February 2017
Argyll Holidays has a host of brilliant staycations on offer for half-term which are perfect for the whole family!

Viking Festival kick starts historical year for Scotland

Last Updated: 2nd February 2017
Scotland’s Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology 2017 set to inspire visitors with jam-packed programme!

Teenage Lego movie whizz unveils film for City of Culture bid

Last Updated: 1st February 2017
A teenager from Kilbarchan has created a fabulous stop-motion animation film about the nearby town of Paisley, Scotland in trademark Lego bricks style

Feast of free entertainment planned for Springfest

Last Updated: 31st January 2017
Springfest organisers are planning to serve up another feast of food, free fun and entertainment for everyone looking for the perfect day out!

The X Factor is back on the search for the Nations Top Vocal Talent

Last Updated: 30th January 2017
The UK’s favourite singing show, The X Factor, is back and on the lookout for the next big breakout music stars.

The Kings Theatre have announced their 2017 Panto...

Last Updated: 30th January 2017
The King’s Theatre in Glasgow is delighted to confirm its glittering pantomime for this year’s festive season, Sleeping Beauty!

X Factor runners up Reggie n Bollie to perform at Junk Kouture final

Last Updated: 27th January 2017
Ghanian born pop duo, Reggie n Bollie have been announced as performers at the final of Junk Kouture Scotland at the SEC Armadillo!

A New Look and Name for SECC

Last Updated: 26th January 2017
The Scottish Exhibition + Conference Centre (SECC) is being renamed and rebranded the ‘Scottish Event Campus’.

Thousands set off from Paisley on Monte Carlo Classic Rally

Last Updated: 26th January 2017
Thousands turned out in the centre of Paisley to wave off classic cars during the only UK start leg of the Monte Carlo Classic Rally.

Cars set to depart Paisley for historic Monte Carlo Rally

Last Updated: 24th January 2017
The clock is ticking to the start of the 2017 historic Monte Carlo Rally when up to eighty cars will be flagged away from the centre of Paisley.

Excitement builds for Brick City at New Lanark!

Last Updated: 24th January 2017
See the world in LEGO® Bricks by visiting the iconic Brick City exhibition at New Lanark World Heritage Site from 28th June – 9th August 2017.

World famous Monte Carlo Rally to leave from Paisley

Last Updated: 20th January 2017
Final checks are being made on a collection of classic cars which will set off next week from Paisley on the 2017 historic rally run to Monte Carlo!

COMPETITION: Win tickets to the Scottish Caravan, Motorhome & Holiday Home Show

Last Updated: 16th January 2017
Win tickets to the Scottish Caravan, Motorhome & Holiday Home Show at the SECC Glasgow in February!

Paisley ready to bid as UK City of Culture competition launches

Last Updated: 12th January 2017
The team behind Paisley’s bid to be UK City of Culture say the town will be ready to host the 2021 title!

Black Beauty Takes To The Road

Last Updated: 11th January 2017
Black Beauty takes to the road - Hit family production tours Scotland January/February 2017

A Record Breaking 2016 Sees Loch Lomond Shores Welcome Over 1.3M Visitors

Last Updated: 9th January 2017
Award-winning retail and visitor attraction, Loch Lomond Shores welcomed over 1.3 million visitors during 2016!

Get wild with the Clyde and Avon Valley wildlife campaign 2017

Last Updated: 5th January 2017
Pull on your wellies and grab a pencil - it's time to get involved in the Clyde and Avon Valley Wildlife Challenge and 500 Words Competition 2017.

Relaxed performance of Cinderella

Last Updated: 3rd January 2017
For the third year, the King's Theatre Glasgow presents a relaxed performance of Cinderella on Friday 6th January.

The IRN BRU Carnival spins back into Glasgow

Last Updated: 19th December 2016
Europe’s largest indoor funfair, The IRN-BRU Carnival, arrives back in Glasgow this week on Wednesday!

Market weekend adds festive touch to Loch Lomond Shores

Last Updated: 12th December 2016
It’s all happening at Loch Lomond Shores this week as Christmas fast approaches!

Win tickets to Cinderella with The Avenue Shopping Centre

Last Updated: 6th December 2016
Avenue competition invites shoppers to find the Glass Slipper for chance to win tickets to The King’s Cinderella Pantomime!

Glasgow Says The Most Phenomenal Thing About Christmas is Family

Last Updated: 6th December 2016
Win a 'Phenomenal Ticket' to this year's Irn-Bru Carnival!

15000 Lanarkshire pupils to benefit from BIG Stampede

Last Updated: 5th December 2016
Schools across Lanarkshire will be invaded by baby hippos as part of The BIG Stampede’s education project!

COMPETITION: Win a family ticket to this years IRN BRU Carnival with Whats On For Families!

Last Updated: 5th December 2016
Que the lights and screams... The IRN-BRU Carnival is back and we have five family tickets up for grabs!

Todholm Primary School launches its first community cafe to the public

Last Updated: 5th December 2016
Entrepreneurs from Todholm Primary have run their first community café after being awarded funding through the council's Dragons' Den competition.

Festive caravan discovered at Argyll Holidays belongs to Mr & Mrs Claus!

Last Updated: 5th December 2016
Mr & Mrs Claus’ holiday bolthole is uncovered as festive holidaymakers flock to Argyll!

Rouken Glen Park crowned best in the UK

Last Updated: 1st December 2016
It’s official – Rouken Glen Park is the best park in the UK bar none!

Double award win for Argyll Holidays

Last Updated: 1st December 2016
Argyll Holidays have scooped two awards at ceremonies held over the weekend including Best Family Holiday Park for 2016!

Renfrew lights up for Christmas

Last Updated: 29th November 2016
Thousands turned out for an afternoon full of festive cheer as the Renfrew Christmas Lights were switched on!

The Avenue launches Santa and the Salvation Army Christmas Present Appeal!

Last Updated: 24th November 2016
Visit Santa and donate to the Salvation Army Christmas Present Appeal at The Avenue Shopping Centre, Newton Mearns!

COMPETITION: Win a family ticket to Glasgow Film Festival St Andrews Day Celebrations!

Last Updated: 24th November 2016
Win a family ticket to Glasgow Film Festival St Andrews Day Celebrations in the iconic Mackintosh Queens Cross on Saturday 26th November!

Johnstone enjoys festive fun for light switch on party

Last Updated: 21st November 2016
Thousands descended on Johnstone town centre at the weekend as the town’s Christmas lights were switched on!

Knitted baby hats boost to cafe

Last Updated: 19th November 2016
A local knitting group is helping to support young mums in the area by making woollen baby hats for their tots.

Glasgow gets set for new food festival, Feast End

Last Updated: 17th November 2016
Barras Art & Design centre, is set to launch its first food event, Feast End Festival taking place on November 18th - 20th!

Lochgoilhead to host The Wee G music festival

Last Updated: 17th November 2016
Lochgoilhead will play host to The Wee G music festival taking place over St Andrew’s weekend!

Johnstone gets set for Christmas lights switch on

Last Updated: 15th November 2016
Johnstone is set for an afternoon of festive family fun this weekend as the Christmas lights are switched on in the town centre.

A festive escape from the city awaits families this Christmas

Last Updated: 15th November 2016
Families looking for something a bit different this festive season can immerse themselves in a new experience in a magical locale!

Dippy, the 21 metre long, Diplodocus is coming to Kelvingrove Museum!

Last Updated: 15th November 2016
Dippy, the Natural History Museum’s famous diplodocus, will be on display at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in 2019!

Homegrown talent set to wow crowds at festive lights switch on

Last Updated: 14th November 2016
A raft of young, Scottish talent will be wowing crowds at Loch Lomond Shores’ Festive Lights Switch On this month!

Gift adventure this Christmas with Go Ape

Last Updated: 10th November 2016
Gift an unforgettable memory this Christmas with a voucher for Go Ape Tree Top Adventure.

Light up Christmas at St. Enoch Centre

Last Updated: 9th November 2016
St. Enoch Centre will be lighting up Christmas with a jam-packed calendar of events designed to get the whole family in the festive spirit.

Paisley 2021 bid to be marked at Xmas extravaganza

Last Updated: 8th November 2016
The Paisley 2021 bid will celebrate its first birthday as part of the town's Christmas extravaganza this Saturday!

Paisley skyline sees an explosion of colour

Last Updated: 7th November 2016
Thousands of revellers saw Paisley’s historic skyline bathed in colour as the annual fireworks extravaganza returned on Saturday.

Vote for Rouken Glen

Last Updated: 2nd November 2016
Visitors to Rouken Glen are being asked to vote for it as their favourite green space in a competition to find the UK’s favourite park.

Paisley lights the fuse on fireworks spectacular

Last Updated: 1st November 2016
The Paisley skyline will be awash with colour this Saturday as the annual fireworks display returns with a bang.

Christmas is coming to New Lanark World Heritage Site!

Last Updated: 1st November 2016
New Lanark is gearing up for a fantastic festive season with ‘Christmas at the Mills’ and the festive pantomime New Lanark’s Christmas Carol!

Thousands enjoy the Paisley Halloween Spooktacular

Last Updated: 31st October 2016
Paisley enjoyed an explosion of light, sound and activity when thousands of visitors descended on the town for the annual Halloween festival!

New Street Stuff culture bus gets ready to hit the road

Last Updated: 28th October 2016
Paisley’s bid for UK City of Culture 2021 is hitting the road on a grand tour, thanks to the area’s award-winning Street Stuff youth scheme!

Spree festival hailed as a tremendous success for Paisley

Last Updated: 27th October 2016
Renfrewshire Council bosses have hailed this year’s Spree festival in Paisley as a “tremendous boost for the town”.

See inside the new Burrell Collection

Last Updated: 26th October 2016
The first artists’ impressions of the multi-million pound refurbishment and redisplay of the Burrell Collection have been released.

The IRN BRU Carnival makes a thrilling return

Last Updated: 26th October 2016
From December 21st the ultimate adrenaline lovers’ playground, the IRN-BRU Carnival, is set to take over the SECC, Glasgow!

St. Enoch launches campaign to find names for reindeer herd

Last Updated: 26th October 2016
To celebrate the arrival of Glasgow’s famous reindeer St. Enoch Centre is giving shoppers the chance to name the members of its special herd!

Paisley gets set for Halloween spooktacular

Last Updated: 25th October 2016
Paisley is gearing up for a spooky entertainment extravaganza at the weekend when the annual Halloween festival returns!

Celebrating the Pumpkin Festival at Castlemilk Park

Last Updated: 20th October 2016
Cassiltoun Housing Association invites everyone to come and enjoy the Pumpkin festivities at Castlemilk Park!

Scouting for Girls to headline Paisley festive extravaganza

Last Updated: 20th October 2016
Paisley is getting set for a winter festival extravaganza – with Scouting for Girls to headline the town’s annual Christmas lights show!

Spree for All fringe festival will be magic

Last Updated: 14th October 2016
Families should get set for some ‘absolutely magic’ free entertainment with the announcement of a magic trail as part of The Spree for All!

Made in Paisley

Last Updated: 12th October 2016
Interactive Exhibition Celebrating Paisley’s Past, Present and Future Opens at Paisley Museum!

Paisley has a roaring good time bidding farewell to lions

Last Updated: 11th October 2016
Paisley’s County Square was packed with lions, kids and families as the Pride of Paisley bid fond farewell to the town.

Popularity of Coding Clubs continues to grow in Paisley

Last Updated: 10th October 2016
Young people looking to learn new digital skills are invited to join a new coding club launching in Paisley.

Free BodyWorks tour at The Avenue this October school week

Last Updated: 10th October 2016
The Avenue Shopping Centre in Newton Mearns is hosting free interactive activities for all the family this October school week!

October Week fun at Loch Lomond Shores

Last Updated: 7th October 2016
A packed lineup has been scheduled at Loch Lomond Shores for October Week!

Free fun for kids at the Spree festival

Last Updated: 7th October 2016
Dinosaurs, LEGO and Gaelic adventures are all on the bill as The Spree festival returns with another packed programme of family fun!

St. Enoch serves up a tasty weekend of fun with food festival

Last Updated: 7th October 2016
Shoppers are in for a tasty treat at St. Enoch Centre this weekend with the return of the annual Food Festival!

Kelvingrove Museum prepare to complete redisplay of the Life Gallery

Last Updated: 5th October 2016
The Life Gallery at Kelvingrove Museum will close from Sunday 9th October to allow for final phase of it's redisplay!

Discover Autumn in Scotland in the Argyll Forest

Last Updated: 30th September 2016
With almost a fifth of Scotland’s land area covered in trees there's plenty of opportunity to try some leaf peeping this Autumn!

Brick City coming to New Lanark summer 2017

Last Updated: 30th September 2016
See the world in LEGO® Bricks as the iconic Brick City exhibition comes to New Lanark World Heritage Site in the summer of 2017.

New season programme for Kings and Theatre Royal!

Last Updated: 30th September 2016
The King's and Theatre Royal Glasgow have another jam-packed season in store this Autumn, over Christmas and into 2017!

Locals invited to a Weekend of Rambling and Brambling

Last Updated: 29th September 2016
Forestry Commission Scotland invites locals to put their walking boots on and head down to Newhailes House this weekend.

Explore the Forest with an Autumn Adventure at Go Ape Scotland

Last Updated: 29th September 2016
Swing by Go Ape in Aberfoyle, Peebles or Aberdeenshire this October holiday for an autumn adventure in the trees.

Stewart Milne Homes Supports Local Bonnyrigg Nursery

Last Updated: 28th September 2016
Stewart Milne Homes has lent its support to Burnbrae Nursery to help create an exciting outdoor play area.

The BIG Stampede launches hunt to find artists

Last Updated: 24th September 2016
The BIG Stampede, a free art trail which will see a herd of safari animals descend on Hamilton, is on the hunt for artists!

Original reconstructed Chitty Chitty Bang Bang lands at Riverside Museum

Last Updated: 23rd September 2016
An original reconstructed Chitty Chitty Bang Bang will be on show alongside a host of other illustrious automobiles at the Riverside Museum!

The Blue Light Festival returns to the Riverside Museum this weekend!

Last Updated: 14th September 2016
Scotland’s largest gathering of emergency service vehicles will take place at the Blue Light Festival at Riverside Museum this weekend!

Stewart Milne Homes launch search for best bedtime story

Last Updated: 14th September 2016
Stewart Milne Homes is launching a search to find the favourite bedtime story to celebrate Roald Dahl Day!

The Mackintosh Festival returns for a fifth year

Last Updated: 13th September 2016
The Mackintosh Festival presents a month-long programme of arts and cultural events to celebrate the life of Charles Rennie Mackintosh!

Window of opportunity to explore as Doors Open across Renfrewshire

Last Updated: 29th August 2016
More than 50 buildings and locations across Renfrewshire will welcome members of the public this weekend for Doors Open Day!

Festival fever hits Loch Lomond Shores!

Last Updated: 26th August 2016
One of the largest and best food & drink festivals in the UK is coming to the beautiful shores of Loch Lomond!

Westfield Health British Transplant Games July 2017

Last Updated: 26th August 2016
Hundreds of inspirational transplant recipients will be heading to North Lanarkshire in July 2017 for the British Transplant Games.

Cake Off! Scotlands first giant edible map of Scotland is coming to Stirling

Last Updated: 24th August 2016
Cake Fest rolls into town on 11 September in the grounds of Cowane's Hospital.

Bumper crowds across the region enjoy Paisley 2021 Weekend

Last Updated: 22nd August 2016
Thousands of people turned out for 16 cultural events across Renfrewshire, held as part of the Paisley 2021 Weekend!

Indoor street food hub Taste Buchanan has launched!

Last Updated: 21st August 2016
Forget the tired old food court, Taste Buchanan has launched, transforming the top of the Buchanan Galleries in to a colourful pop-up food hub!

East Ren locals invited to welcome two cycling events

Last Updated: 19th August 2016
Two national cycling events are set to pass through East Ren and locals are invited to line the routes to welcome and cheer on the cyclists!

New name announced for BBC Proms in the Park

Last Updated: 16th August 2016
Multi-million selling Brit Award-winning singer songwriter KT Tunstall is set to play at Proms in the Park on Glasgow Green!

Backpacks with a cause now stocked at RSPB Loch Lomond Shores

Last Updated: 12th August 2016
RSPB's Backpacks with a cause now are now being stocked at RSPB Loch Lomond Shores!

Popular play park reopens with brand new equipment

Last Updated: 12th August 2016
The popular Dragon’s Den Play Park at Loch Lomond Shores has reopened following the arrival of new equipment last week!

The Fire Engine Rally returns to Johnstone this Saturday

Last Updated: 10th August 2016
Heed the siren’s call and head to Johnstone this Saturday for the town’s popular Fire Engine Rally!

One Year to Go Until The BIG Stampede Invades Lanarkshire

Last Updated: 8th August 2016
Safari Squad is Underway as Duo of Local Businesses Join the Pack to Raise Funds for Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity

Drumpellier Country Park set for major improvements

Last Updated: 8th August 2016
Scotland's largest urban nature park given £4m lottery grant!

Top tribute night at Airdrie Town Hall

Last Updated: 8th August 2016
Top tribute acts Little Fix and Rihanna Reloaded will perform at Airdrie Town Hall for a double bill of family entertainment!

All aboard for the Great Big Heritage Bus Tour!

Last Updated: 21st July 2016
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

Last Updated: 19th July 2016
It’s official! The festival and carnival season is here, so it must be summer!

Piping event to bring European and World Champions to Paisley next week

Last Updated: 14th July 2016
Paisley town centre will once again be filled with the skirl of pipes and beat of drums, when the Paisley Pipe Band Championships return!

Tee Off in the Open Championship 2016 in Braehead or Livingston this July

Last Updated: 11th July 2016
Paradise Island Adventure Golf is driving Scots to tee off the summer holidays with a trip to their centres in Braehead or Livingston!

A great summer day out for all the family

Last Updated: 10th July 2016
Looking for a great day out for all the family during the summer holidays? Drumpellier Country Park, Coatbridge has everything you need!

Massive Paisley public art project expected to be roaring success

Last Updated: 8th July 2016
A pride of colourful lions will be the ‘mane’ attraction in Paisley as the town's first-ever public arts trail gets ready to roar into life!

Deep dark woods no place for a child

Last Updated: 6th July 2016
The Gruffalo said no Gruffalo should ever set foot in the deep dark wood!

Get a free ice cream cone at New Lanark!

Last Updated: 6th July 2016
Quote 'Robert Owen' for your chance to get your hands on a FREE cone at New Lanark this summer!

COMPETITION: Win a Bing Toy Bundle with Hamleys at St Enoch Centre

Last Updated: 4th July 2016
What's On Glasgow has teamed up with Hamleys at St. Enoch Centre for your chance to win a Bing Toy Bundle worth £50!

Paisley celebrates its most radical story with two day festival

Last Updated: 3rd July 2016
Thousands helped Paisley celebrate one of the oldest workers’ festivals in the world – Sma’ Shot Day – with a weekend of history and heritage!

John McEnroe and Bjorn Borg launch Strawberries and Screen at the St. Enoch Centre

Last Updated: 1st July 2016
St. Enoch Centre welcomed a few famous faces today when tennis legends, John McEnroe and Bjorn Borg popped in to say hello!

Renfrewshire primary school tees off Summer holidays at Paradise Island

Last Updated: 1st July 2016
Our Lady of Peace Primary School warmed up for the summer holidays on a class trip to Paradise Island Adventure Golf in Soar at intu Braehead!

Go Ape in Scotland this Summer

Last Updated: 1st July 2016
Take the first step to an adventurous summer in Scotland at Go Ape!

History comes alive as Paisley celebrates Sma Shot Day

Last Updated: 29th June 2016
Paisley is getting ready for one of the oldest workers’ festivals in the world – Sma’ Shot Day!

Crack the code this summer

Last Updated: 29th June 2016
Whether you’re sporty or techy, a dancer or an artist, make the most of your summer with the Young Glasgow Holiday Programme!

Riverside Museum celebrates 5th Birthday

Last Updated: 21st June 2016
Glasgow's Riverside Museum celebrates it's fifth birthday by announcing a diverse summer events programme!

Families turn out in force for fun day at Rouken Glen

Last Updated: 21st June 2016
More than 7,000 people of all ages flocked to Rouken Glen Park in Giffnock to enjoy Armed Forces Day on Saturday!

COMPETITION: Treat your Dad this Fathers Day with a meal at Eds Easy Diner!

Last Updated: 17th June 2016
What's On Glasgow has teamed up with the St. Enoch Centre for your chance to win a family meal at Ed's Easy Diner!

Just days to go until Barshaw Gala Day

Last Updated: 16th June 2016
Locals are gearing up for one of the favourite family days out in the area’s annual events calendar when Barshaw Gala Day returns this weekend!

Music Charity marks 20th Birthday with Happy Birthday hit singer Clare Grogan

Last Updated: 12th June 2016
Music charity, Nordoff Robbins Scotland, will celebrate its 20th birthday on Tuesday with Happy Birthday hit singer, Clare Grogan!

Wild summer ahead for local children

Last Updated: 10th June 2016
FREE Growing Up Wild events, offering families the chance to get out and play in the Clyde Valley, are available this summer holiday.

Renfrew Gala Day is a Scorching Success

Last Updated: 7th June 2016
Over 6000 local residents celebrated the annual Renfrew Gala Day with a Carnival themed event!

Paradise Island Adventure Golf Launches Search for Children Sharing its 10th Birthday

Last Updated: 6th June 2016
Paradise Island Adventure Golf is on the hunt for boys and girls in the west of Scotland who are set to share its 10th birthday on 15th July 2016!

Rouken Glen plays host to Armed Forces Day

Last Updated: 4th June 2016
Rouken Glen Park is set to play host to Armed Forces Day in a few weeks!

Paisley celebrates royal connections with 700th anniversary of first Stewart king

Last Updated: 31st May 2016
Paisley’s medieval heritage came back to life as the town celebrated 700 years since the first Stewart king was born inside Paisley Abbey!

Museum visitors pick their favourite at Fizzer face off!

Last Updated: 28th May 2016
Movie stars and musicians, sporting heroes and TV personalities will all star in a special exhibition marking a decade of Fizzers!

Volunteers sought to explore historic Clyde walkway

Last Updated: 28th May 2016
Help record forgotten archaeology and stories between Larkhall, Law and the historic Clyde Walkway this summer by volunteering with CAVLP Heritage.

New display celebrating Lollipop People encourages young visitors to stop, look and listen at the Riverside Museum

Last Updated: 18th May 2016
Toucans and Lollipops, a major new display at Riverside Museum, Glasgow will open on Thursday 19th May!

Paisley to welcome record entry for British Championships

Last Updated: 18th May 2016
Paisley is set to welcome a tartan army at the weekend when a record entry of up to 4,000 pipers and drummers descends on the town!

East Ren fostering fortnight events

Last Updated: 17th May 2016
East Renfrewshire Council's fostering team are set to hold two information events as part of fostering fortnight.

Fundraising campaign launched to bring back Festival Sunday!

Last Updated: 17th May 2016
West End Festival launches £50,000 fundraising campaign to bring back Festival Sunday. Read all about it and donate now!

Resonate Gaming Festival powers into Glasgow

Last Updated: 13th May 2016
Scotland’s newest and largest gaming festival, Resonate Total Gaming, is set to power its way into Glasgow for the first time this summer!

Brace yourself for The BIG Stampede

Last Updated: 12th May 2016
A herd of safari animals is set to invade Lanarkshire in summer 2017 as The BIG Stampede prepares to charge into town!

Imaginate Childrens Festival to come to Renfrewshire

Last Updated: 12th May 2016
Imaginate - Edinburgh's international children's festival brings dance performance Go Get 'Em Kid to Paisley Arts Centre!

Unravel the secrets of ancient Egyptian animal mummies at Kelvingrove

Last Updated: 12th May 2016
A fascinating, myth-busting new exhibition looking at ancient Egyptian animal mummies is set to open at Kelvingrove Museum and Art Gallery!

ParkLives returns to Glasgow with exciting new line up of free outdoor activities

Last Updated: 10th May 2016
New parks and brand new activities set to make ParkLives bigger and better as it returns to the city for a second year!

Call for entries for Street Stuff 5 a side festival!

Last Updated: 30th April 2016
The call is out for entries for the 6th annual Street Stuff Football Festival which will take place at St Mirren’s Paisley 2021 Stadium on May 3rd!

West End Festival has launched 2016 programme

Last Updated: 25th April 2016
West End Festival celebrates 21st anniversary with Belle & Sebastian and much loved Kelvingrove Bandstand!

Marti Pellow to star in Glasgows biggest pantomime at the SECC this Christmas

Last Updated: 23rd April 2016
The SECC Clyde Auditorium has announced that Marti Pellow will lead the cast of Aladdin, the City’s biggest Christmas show!

Paisley set for food heaven as thousands expected at global food fest

Last Updated: 20th April 2016
Paisley is gearing up for its tastiest food and drink extravaganza yet with a global menu of street foods and taste sensations.

The Kings & Theatre Royal Passport to Entertainment

Last Updated: 20th April 2016
The King's & Theatre Royal announce their brand new season packed with captivating comedies, delectable dramas, magical musicals and family fun!

Cinderella Cast Announcement

Last Updated: 16th April 2016
Gregor Fisher joins his old pal Tony Roper in the Godmother of all Pantos at the King's Theatre Glasgow!

High flying Warriors keep their boots on the ground

Last Updated: 15th April 2016
Glasgow stars call on Warrior Nation to take part in this year's Royal Bank of Scotland Kiltwalk!

Enjoy Spring Shopping at New Lanarks Food and Gift Fair!

Last Updated: 12th April 2016
On Monday 2nd May New Lanark’s annual Spring Food and Gift Fair will highlight the best of local goods from across the country!

Kids get crafty at Buchanan Galleries

Last Updated: 1st April 2016
Buchanan Galleries is making sure kids aren't bored this half term with a programme of fun and creative workshops!

Horrible Histories invade the Theatre Royal Glasgow!

Last Updated: 30th March 2016
Horrible Histories invade the Theatre Royal Glasgow with two brand new shows in June!

West End Festival announces dates for 2016!

Last Updated: 22nd March 2016
The West End Festival will celebrate it's 21st anniversary with a packed programme of events in June!

Have a cracking Easter at New Lanark!

Last Updated: 17th March 2016
There are activities for the whole family to enjoy at New Lanark World Heritage Site this Easter!

Live life adventurously this Easter at Go Ape

Last Updated: 10th March 2016
Outdoor forest adventure company Go Ape is urging Scots to escape from winter hibernation and live life to the full this Easter!

Winning Week for New Lanark World Heritage Site

Last Updated: 4th March 2016
‘Awards Season’ is well under way, and New Lanark has reason to celebrate with a host of awards under its belt so far in 2016!

Marvel Universe Super Heroes come to life as live action family spectacular comes to Glasgow

Last Updated: 23rd February 2016
For the first time ever, iconic Marvel Super Heroes and villains will be brought to life in a spectacular live action family arena show!

Inspired Family and Youth Arts Festival and Inspired Exhibition Launches in Paisley

Last Updated: 14th February 2016
Renfrewshire Leisure has launched the Inspired Family and Youth Arts Festival; their first ever cultural festival for children and young people!

Springfest 2016

Last Updated: 11th February 2016
Over 100 food & drink producers and suppliers will set up their stands on the stunning banks of Loch Lomond at Springfest 2016!

Electric glen gets off to a brilliant start

Last Updated: 7th February 2016
One of Scotland’s best loved parks, Rouken Glen, has switched on its spectacular Electric Glen lighting festival!

Glasgow families encouraged to love their local library

Last Updated: 3rd February 2016
The Read, Write, Count campaign is encouraging families to visit their local libraries and make use of the valuable services they offer!

Get Switched on at Paisley Museums New Exhibition

Last Updated: 29th January 2016
From the microscopic to the astronomic, Light Fantastic embarks on a journey of discovery into the illuminating world of light.

Cosgrove Care Short Story Competition 2016

Last Updated: 29th January 2016
Once upon a time (in 2015 actually!) there was a Cosgrove Care short story competition... and it's back!

Glasgow pupils get creative with famous comic artist

Last Updated: 26th January 2016
Comic artist renowned for Beano and Marvel work visits two South Glasgow Schools!

Cirque Berserk is real circus made for theatre!

Last Updated: 21st January 2016
Back by popular demand Cirque Berserk! returns to the King’s Theatre Glasgow for 3 days only!

Appetising offers for Electric Glen festival goers

Last Updated: 19th January 2016
The Electric Glen team has put together an appetising range of dining out offers for anyone with a ticket to the 2016 lighting festival!

The Kings Theatre announces their 2016 Panto!

Last Updated: 13th January 2016
The most magical panto of them all Cinderella is back due to popular demand at the King’s Theatre Glasgow!

Apply now for council nursery places

Last Updated: 12th January 2016
Parents looking for a nursery place in an East Renfrewshire Council nursery are being urged to register their child!

See Snow White at the Glasgow Kings for a tenner!

Last Updated: 5th January 2016
Catch one of the last performances of Snow White at the Glasgow King's for a tenner!

COMPETITON: Win tickets to the Moscow State Circus!

Last Updated: 27th December 2015
The Moscow State Circus comes to intu Braehead Arena in January and we've got tickets up for grabs!

National Autistic Society Launch Relaxed Performance of Snow White

Last Updated: 16th December 2015
For the 2nd Year the King’s Theatre hosts a relaxed performance Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs!

Kings Theatre Glasgow home of traditional family pantomime presents Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs

Last Updated: 15th December 2015
The King's Theatre Glasgow and First Family Entertainment are proud to present Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs!

Join in tonight to open the first door of the worlds largest LEGO advent calendar at Buchanan Galleries

Last Updated: 1st December 2015
Kids are invited to join a cast of festive characters as the world’s largest LEGO advent calendar makes its Scottish debut at Buchanan Galleries!

Beacon Arts Centre Gearing Up for a Magical Panto Season

Last Updated: 23rd November 2015
With the wintery weather kicking in thoughts are turning to the festive season and one of the greatest festive traditions of them all – panto!

Enjoy the festivities at St. Enoch Centre this Christmas

Last Updated: 17th November 2015
There is a huge range of festive activities and events for the whole family to enjoy this festive season at St. Enoch Centre, 1st for Christmas.

Celebrate Scotlands national day your way!

Last Updated: 16th November 2015
Celebrate Scotland's national day with the largest ever St Andrew’s Day events programme for 2015!

Santa arrives in Glasgow to launch Glasgow Loves Christmas!

Last Updated: 9th November 2015
A very special guest has arrived in Glasgow to help the city launch its annual festive marketing campaign!

Switch on to The Avenues Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Christmas Light weekend extravaganza!

Last Updated: 9th November 2015
The Avenue Shopping Centre in Newton Mearns is inviting shoppers to its Christmas Fair and Christmas Light Switch On events!

Paisley Fireworks gets ready for sky high spectacle

Last Updated: 3rd November 2015
Paisley Fireworks Spectacular is back with a phenomenal pop-tastic fireworks display in the town centre on Saturday 7 November!

Thousands have ghoulishly good fun at Paisley Halloween Festival

Last Updated: 2nd November 2015
Paisley’s Halloween Festival was ghoulishly good fun for over 30,000 people who came out to the town centre for a spooktacular show!

PlayTalkRead visit to Renfrewshire

Last Updated: 23rd October 2015
The PlayTalkRead roadshow is set to come to Renfrewshire from Monday 23rd November – Friday 4th December 2015!

Electric Glen lighting festival is back with tickets on sale now

Last Updated: 16th October 2015
Tickets to Electric Glen, the must-see event of winter 2016 are on sale now!

New Lanark set to host Spooktacular Halloween events!

Last Updated: 14th October 2015
On Saturday 31st October, New Lanark will be hosting a full day of Halloween activities for the whole family to enjoy!

Remember Remember the 4th of November

Last Updated: 14th October 2015
Glasgow’s annual fireworks display will be held a day earlier than usual at Glasgow Green on the 4th of November 2015.

Its beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Glasgow!

Last Updated: 13th October 2015
Miracle on 34th Street, the classic Christmas musical, come's to the King's Theatre Glasgow!

Burrell Collection refurbishment to commence October 2016

Last Updated: 13th October 2015
Proposals to temporarily close the Burrell Collection from October 2016 for refurbishment have been approved.

St. Enoch ruffles feathers with Giant Robot Chicken event

Last Updated: 12th October 2015
Who said the school holidays are boring? Award-winning author Alex McCall and his friend Clucky got the half-term break off to a flying start!

Whitelee Windfarm celebrates school holidays

Last Updated: 10th October 2015
ScottishPower Renewables is hosting a series of special events for families at Whitelee Windfarm Visitor Centre during the October school holidays.

Kings Theatre Glasgow presents Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Last Updated: 8th October 2015
Comedy legend Gregor Fisher returns to the King's Panto alongside Des Clarke, Juliet Cadzow, Jenny Hayley-Douglas and Allan Jay!

X Factor winner Ben Haenow to headline Paisley Xmas event

Last Updated: 8th October 2015
Reigning X Factor champion Ben Haenow is on his way to Paisley to perform at the town’s annual Christmas Lights extravaganza!

Go Ape dares Scots to live life adventurously

Last Updated: 3rd October 2015
Forest adventure company Go Ape is daring the nation to have an adventure with friends or family this autumn and swing by Go Ape Tree Top Adventure.

Full kids programme during October as part of the Spree festival

Last Updated: 1st October 2015
A full programme of children’s events are planned this half term as part of Paisley’s Spree festival!

Scottish History Stories for Children at Paisley Arts Centre

Last Updated: 1st October 2015
A contemporary take on Scotland’s history, written specifically for children will be performed at Paisley Arts Centre!

Reppe brings puppet magic to Paisley

Last Updated: 28th September 2015
Shona Reppe will bring her puppet magic to Paisley Arts Centre on Saturday 3 October!

Glasgow residents seek inspiration in local parks

Last Updated: 24th September 2015
One third of families in Glasgow struggle to think of activities they can enjoy together in local parks and green spaces.

DragonQuest promises to bring Monikie Country Park to life!

Last Updated: 24th September 2015
Monikie Country Park enjoyed its first taste of what’s to come when ‘DragonQuest’ brings its dark woods to life later this year.

COMPETITION: Win tickets to the World Gymnastics Championships 2015

Last Updated: 24th September 2015
The greatest gymnastics event on Earth is coming to Scotland and we've got tickets up for grabs!

Countdown is on for the first New Lanark Book Festival!

Last Updated: 24th September 2015
The countdown is on for book lovers across Scotland as New Lanark World Heritage Site prepares to host its very own Book Festival!

Celebrate 100 Years of Orchard History in a Bottle at Fruit Day

Last Updated: 23rd September 2015
Celebrate the Clyde Valley orchards and local produce for free at the 6th annual Fruit Day on Saturday 3 October at Overton Farm, Crossford!

Scottish Opera Bring Childrens Show to Johnstone Town Hall

Last Updated: 10th September 2015
Scottish Opera’s interactive hit show for 3-4 year olds returns, with a first performance at the new award-winning Johnstone Town Hall!

Delve into the past with ranger walk

Last Updated: 10th September 2015
Find out the amazing industrial history of Dams to Darnley Country Park on a ranger-led walk!

Big Music for Minis

Last Updated: 8th September 2015
For one weekend this October Glasgow Royal Concert Hall will be taken over by events for Glasgow’s youngest music fans and their families!

A space a second booked in the first half hour for Glasgow Doors Open Day!

Last Updated: 6th September 2015
Within half an hour of opening their booking system 1,800 spaces had been booked for Glasgow Doors Open Day 2015!

The Borders Railway

Last Updated: 4th September 2015
Borders Railway gets ready for its close-up as route opens to the world!

New Lanark welcomes visitors for Doors Open Weekend 2015!

Last Updated: 20th August 2015
On Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th September New Lanark will take part in the nationwide Doors Open Days initiative...

Programme announced for New Lanarks first ever Book Festival!

Last Updated: 11th August 2015
The historic setting of New Lanark will host its first ever Book Festival from Thursday 1st – Sunday 4th October 2015!

The Dog Ate My Homework

Last Updated: 5th August 2015
The Dog Ate My Homework, CBBC's BAFTA nominated comedy panel show, is back for a third series and we need you!

Go Ape encourages Scots to share an adventure this summer!

Last Updated: 5th August 2015
With Scotland’s worst weather records set to reach new heights this summer, Go Ape is encouraging everyone to #ShareAdventure!

Living Stage coming to Water Works

Last Updated: 4th August 2015
Touring throughout summer 2015, Uprooted comes to Barrhead Water Works on Wednesday 5th August!

St. Enoch helps kids dreams come true with Toytesters.tv

Last Updated: 28th July 2015
St. Enoch Centre will be helping kids fulfill their dreams this summer when it welcomes ToyTesters.tv to Hamleys!

All aboard for the Great British Wheres Wally Hunt

Last Updated: 22nd July 2015
Virgin Trains has launched a nationwide “Where’s Wally? Hunt” and is challenging families to find the much-loved character!

Families get set to enjoy walking in Barrhead

Last Updated: 19th July 2015
Families who want to get out and about locally are invited to join a weekly walking group in Barrhead.

Pack a picnic, take your teddy and head to New Lanark for a day of family fun!

Last Updated: 14th July 2015
The BIG Picnic will be hosted on Sunday 19th July from 12pm-4pm in the beautiful Robert Owen’s Garden at New Lanark World Heritage Site.

Paisley to host annual Pipe Band Championships

Last Updated: 14th July 2015
The sixth annual Paisley Pipe Band Championships are back on Saturday 18 July between noon and 6pm.

Surf simulator gets The Avenue Shopping Centre summer programme off to a flying start!

Last Updated: 7th July 2015
The Avenue Shopping Centre’s summer events got off to a flying start last week when shoppers were invited to ride the waves on a surf simulator!

Big crowd turns out for Barshaw Gala Day

Last Updated: 30th June 2015
Thousands of Renfrewshire residents had fun in the sun at the weekend during the ever-popular Barshaw Gala Day!

NASA astronauts help launch the careers of future scientists

Last Updated: 30th June 2015
A team of NASA astronauts and scientists have touched down in Paisley to run a week-long space school!

Complete a Walk of Hope in aid of HD Scotland

Last Updated: 29th June 2015
Make a difference to families affected with Huntington’s disease and take part in a 'Walk of Hope'!

Unleash Your Inner Wild Child With WildTimeLAN

Last Updated: 28th June 2015
Children are invited to go wild in Lanarkshire this summer, with the launch of a new natural play campaign WildTimeLAN!

Playpark joy for Barrhead

Last Updated: 24th June 2015
A new children's playpark has been officially opened in Barrhead!

Armed Forces Family Fun Day

Last Updated: 17th June 2015
Rouken Glen Park is set to play host to Armed Forces Day this Saturday, 20 June!

Share adventure this summer and hang out at Go Ape

Last Updated: 17th June 2015
Anyone looking to share adventure with friends or family this summer should hang out with the tribe at Go Ape Tree Top Adventure!

20th West End Festival launches with celeb support and biggest line up yet

Last Updated: 5th June 2015
The West End Festival launches today with its biggest and boldest line-up to-date, celebrating 20 years of being Glasgow’s favourite festival.

Early birds urged to sign up now for Paisley road race

Last Updated: 2nd June 2015
Race organisers Renfrewshire Council are urging runners to sign up now for this year’s Paisley 10k Road Race and Fun Run.

Worlds only pop up race track on way back to Paisley

Last Updated: 27th May 2015
Cycling fans are gearing up for a treat when the world’s only pop-up track racing event returns to Paisley as part of a day-long festival of sport!

Glasgow attractions join Scotlands Festival of Museums

Last Updated: 15th May 2015
Museums and galleries across Scotland are getting ready to take part in Scotland’s annual Festival of Museums!

Football festival scores with Renfrewshire kids

Last Updated: 14th May 2015
300 young people from across Renfrewshire scored this week with a football festival at St Mirren Park.

Have a blast in Glasgow and win a bundle of toys!

Last Updated: 14th May 2015
Glasgow kids will be some of the first in the UK to check out a brand new range of K'NEX blasters, K-FORCE, with an exclusive launch in Smyths Toys!

Illuminating activities at Paisley Museum

Last Updated: 12th May 2015
Paisley Museum will once again be taking part in the nationwide Museums at Night event with an evening of light-themed activities for all the family!

Paddington Ayr set to lead Big Glasgow Bluebell Walk

Last Updated: 30th April 2015
KAI, the dog abandoned at Ayr station and nicknamed ‘Paddington Ayr’, is set to be the star attraction at this year’s Big Glasgow Bluebell walk!

25 Things To Do In Glasgow Museums For Under 5s

Last Updated: 26th April 2015
25 things to do in Glasgow Museums before you're 5 - can your kids complete the Museum Mouse challenge?

The West End Festival has launched the 20th anniversary programme

Last Updated: 22nd April 2015
The West End Festival launches its programme for the 20th annual event which continues to be the biggest event in Glasgow’s calendar!

Get a taste of Scotland at New Lanarks Spring Food and Gift Fair!

Last Updated: 15th April 2015
Celebrate Visit Scotland's 'Year of Food and Drink' at New Lanark’s annual Spring Food and Gift Fair!

Cosgroves short story competition winners are announced!

Last Updated: 9th April 2015
The winners of the Cosgrove Care Short Story Competition, sponsored by The Avenue at the Mearns and Waterstones, have been announced!

Kids get on board the Skoobmobile

Last Updated: 27th March 2015
A new mobile library service will make it easier for children to read, play and learn in their local area!

Street Stuff offers Easter football fun

Last Updated: 27th March 2015
Young footballers will get the chance to show their skills at the St Mirren first team training ground this Easter!

New East Ren campaign launches to attract foster carers

Last Updated: 22nd March 2015
A striking new foster campaign has launched to encourage more residents to step forward and transform the lives of East Ren’s young people.

Easter egg hunt at The Avenue!

Last Updated: 21st March 2015
The Avenue Shopping Centre is offering kids the chance to win a selection of prizes from Clintons in their Easter egg hunt!

Young basketball players create a lasting legacy

Last Updated: 17th March 2015
State of the art Community Sport Hub nurtures local basketball talent!

School Orchards to Blossom in the Clyde and Avon Valleys

Last Updated: 17th March 2015
Local primary schools are being encouraged to create and look after an orchard in their grounds.

Watch a rare astronomical event through the telescopes at Coats Observatory

Last Updated: 13th March 2015
At Coats Observatory there will be four telescopes dedicated to watching the solar eclipse on March 20th!

Four star Visit Scotland award for Rouken Glen

Last Updated: 28th February 2015
Visit Scotland has awarded Rouken Glen Park in East Renfrewshire a four star rating!

Paisley Museum inspires childrens art at annual exhibition

Last Updated: 25th February 2015
The annual children’s art exhibition Inspired opens at Paisley Museum this week, showcasing the very best creative talent from Renfrewshire schools!

Basketball league rocks its second year

Last Updated: 25th February 2015
Players from the Glasgow Rocks, Scotland’s only professional basketball team, recently dropped in to Eastwood High!

Cosgrove Care Short Story Competition 2015

Last Updated: 18th February 2015
Once upon a time (in 2014 actually!) there was a Cosgrove Care short story competition... and it's back!

A magical, musical adventure is on its way to Paisley!

Last Updated: 5th February 2015
Coming to Paisley Arts Centre on 12 February, The Pine Tree, Poggle and Me is a funny, delightful and brand new theatre piece for young children!

Renfrewshire tots get on board PlayTalkRead bus

Last Updated: 4th February 2015
Young children hopped on board the PlayTalkRead bus for fun and learning as it toured towns and villages across Renfrewshire!

Top 10 Authors celebrate 10 years of Aye Write!

Last Updated: 4th February 2015
Controversial literary giants, comedy superstars and extraordinary life stories are among the first ten big names announced for the 10th Aye Write!

Barrhead Foundry opens

Last Updated: 1st February 2015
The doors to the Barrhead Foundry opened on Friday with a special opening week taster of events!

Disney On Ice presents Magical Ice Festival Hits the UK

Last Updated: 28th January 2015
Get ready to enter a world of enchantment at The SSE Hydro as Disney On Ice presents Magical Ice Festival!

Excitement building ahead of Monte Carlo Classic Rally return

Last Updated: 26th January 2015
Excitement is building as one of world motorsport's most glamorous events returns to Paisley this week...

Spring into summer with the Scottish Mask and Puppet Centre

Last Updated: 22nd January 2015
Blow the winter cobwebs away with the Scottish Mask and Puppet Centre's Spring/Summer season!

Register now for council nursery places

Last Updated: 21st January 2015
Parents looking for a nursery place in an East Renfrewshire Council nursery are being urged to register their child.

Welcome to Barrhead Foundry with special week of events

Last Updated: 21st January 2015
The doors to the Barrhead Foundry will open on Friday 30 January with a special opening week taster of events!

Local parents and children invited to get on board Bessie The Play Talk Read bus at The Avenue

Last Updated: 21st January 2015
Parents and children are invited to get on board Bessie The Play Talk Read bus when it pulls into The Avenue Shopping Centre!

New Lanark welcomes The Prestonpans Tapestry!

Last Updated: 18th January 2015
New Lanark is very proud to be welcoming the Prestonpans Tapestry for a 7-week exhibition starting on Tuesday 27th January!

Pupils book in charity cash

Last Updated: 8th January 2015
S2 pupils who took part in a sponsored readathon at Eastwood High have raised more than £700 for charity!

Register your child for primary school

Last Updated: 8th January 2015
Parents with children starting primary school this August are being reminded they need to register them next week.

Tickets still available for The Electric Gardens

Last Updated: 7th January 2015
The Electric Gardens, a spectacular light and sound experience is coming to the Botanic Gardens in two weeks time!

Barrhead Foundry set to open doors in late January

Last Updated: 27th December 2014
The new £3.8 million Barrhead Foundry – the town’s new jewel in the crown - is on track to open at the end of January!

An exciting spring season awaits at Eastwood Park Theatre!

Last Updated: 23rd December 2014
Eastwood Park Theatre have a fantastic selection of performances and events to keep you busy this spring!

Last chance to meet Santa at St. Enoch Centre

Last Updated: 21st December 2014
It’s Monday 22 December and that can mean only one thing – there are just three days left to see Santa at St. Enoch Centre!

Win family tickets to The Kings Peter Pan on Hogmanay

Last Updated: 10th December 2014
THE Avenue Shopping Centre is inviting youngsters to enter a special colouring competition for a chance to win tickets to The King's Peter Pan!

Book Week Scotland is a big hit in Renfrewshire

Last Updated: 7th December 2014
After a busy week of exciting events, it’s clear that Book Week Scotland was a big success in Renfrewshire.

Europes largest freestyle jumping arena opens in East Kilbride

Last Updated: 2nd December 2014
Air Space, Scotland's first indoor trampoline park, has officially opened, bringing the worldwide trampolining buzz to South Lanarkshire!

Town could get new theatre and cinema for City of Culture bid

Last Updated: 1st December 2014
Paisley could be in line for a new theatre and cinema as part of ambitious plans connected to the proposed bid for UK City of Culture 2021!

Christmas is coming to New Lanark!

Last Updated: 27th November 2014
New Lanark World Heritage Site is gearing up for a fantastic festive season with this year’s Christmas Experience!

Buy a Christmas Tree and help local families in crisis

Last Updated: 25th November 2014
Caring Christmas Trees is a unique opportunity to help families in crisis across Greater Glasgow this Christmas!

Renfrew lights up during Christmas Switch On

Last Updated: 24th November 2014
Festivities and fireworks helped light up Renfrew at the weekend when the town's Christmas lights were turned on.

Scores of Princesses and Princes descend on Glasgow City Centre to mark the launch of Rakuten

Last Updated: 23rd November 2014
Local princes and princesses got dressed in glamorous get-up in Glasgow to celebrate the launch of Rakuten.co.uk, the new online marketplace!

Enjoy the magic at St. Enoch this Christmas

Last Updated: 22nd November 2014
There is a huge range of Christmas festivities and events at St. Enoch Centre for all the family to enjoy this festive season!

Scotland star returns to his old school and a heros welcome

Last Updated: 20th November 2014
Hull City and Scotland defender Andy Robertson was given a hero's welcome when he visited his old school, St Joseph's in Clarkston!

Renfrew gets set for Christmas switch on!

Last Updated: 18th November 2014
Renfrew residents are looking forward to some festive fun when the town’s annual Christmas Lights Switch-on takes place on Saturday!

COMPETITION: Win a Rakuten Goodie Bag!

Last Updated: 18th November 2014
To celebrate the Rakuten SUPERBAG landing in Glasgow we're giving away 2 fab goodie bags worth £70!

Clarkstons Christmas Extravaganza

Last Updated: 14th November 2014
For the fourth year running, the Clarkston BID team will be holding a festive event - I Love Clarkston’s Christmas Extravaganza!

Improved access at Paisley Museum

Last Updated: 12th November 2014
Visitors can now enjoy better access to one of Paisley's most famous attractions!

Libraries all set to mark Book Week Scotland

Last Updated: 12th November 2014
Libraries will be chock-ful of fantastic events later this month as East Renfrewshire celebrates Book Week Scotland!

Union J set to lead Paisley Christmas party

Last Updated: 11th November 2014
Paisley is gearing up for a fantastic party when chart-topping boyband Union J lead the bill at the annual Christmas Lights Switch On!

Celebrate Scotlands national day on your doorstep this November

Last Updated: 11th November 2014
Scots encouraged to enjoy a St Andrews Day Out with largest ever programme of events on offer!

Halloween Festival is well attended spooktacular

Last Updated: 3rd November 2014
Paisley's Halloween festival delivered a sensational spooktacular on Friday evening!

Paisley Fireworks show gets ready for blast off!

Last Updated: 29th October 2014
Paisley is gearing up for an intergalactic extravaganza when the area’s annual fireworks display takes place on Saturday 1 November!

Halloween festival will be Friday night fright night

Last Updated: 29th October 2014
Paisley is gearing up for a visual spectacular of light and dark when the town’s first-ever Halloween Festival takes place this Friday!

Trampoline park set to spring into action

Last Updated: 29th October 2014
Scotland's first indoor trampoline park, Air Space, is set to bounce into action in South Lanarkshire this winter!

Avenue Christmas Lights Switch On ceremony has The X Factor!

Last Updated: 29th October 2014
A spectacular celebrity-studded Christmas lights switch-on ceremony is planned for The Avenue Shopping Centre in Newton Mearns!

Read All About Book Week Scotland 2014

Last Updated: 13th October 2014
The full programme for, Book Week Scotland, Scotland's third national celebration of books and reading has been announced!

Win Tickets for Paisley Pirates v Belfast Giants!

Last Updated: 6th October 2014
Win a pair of tickets to Paisley Pirates v Belfast Giants on October 11th at intu Braehead Arena!

Keep the kids entertained at The Spree

Last Updated: 4th October 2014
Paisley's Spree festival is back – meaning parents have loads to choose from to keep kids entertained during the October school break!

LEGO Animation Workshops at Paisley Museum

Last Updated: 3rd October 2014
For anyone looking for ways to entertain the kids this October break – look no further than our LEGO Animation Creative Camp at Paisley Museum!

Birds and bees talk at Renfrewshire Libraries

Last Updated: 1st October 2014
Parents are invited to come along to special information sessions to find out more on talking to their children about growing up and relationships.

Pool set for October opening date

Last Updated: 25th September 2014
Work to resolve technical issues at Eastwood Park Leisure swimming pools should finish soon with the pools expected to open on Monday 6 October.

Skoobs to brighten up Renfrewshire libraries

Last Updated: 23rd September 2014
The Skoobs, a group of playful monsters, will brighten up Renfrewshire libraries in a bid to get more kids to join their local library!

New skate park open for business

Last Updated: 23rd September 2014
A fantastic state-of-the-art skate park has opened in Barrhead!

Crafty Capers with country park rangers

Last Updated: 23rd September 2014
A family craft event in the great outdoors is being organised by the Dams to Darnley Country Park rangers!

Roller rink to open in Glasgow

Last Updated: 19th September 2014
RollerStop have unveiled exciting plans to open a permanent roller skating rink in Glasgow!

Tickets for Brick Wonders LEGO exhibition at Paisley Museum now on sale

Last Updated: 15th September 2014
Tickets for Brick Wonders, an exhibition of the ancient, modern and natural wonders of the world in LEGO are now on sale!

Industrial wildlife garden takes shape

Last Updated: 4th September 2014
An old sewage site that is being transformed into a beautiful industrial wildlife garden is now in full bloom.

Barrhead dad making a difference

Last Updated: 3rd September 2014
A young dad is set to make a difference to his local community by setting up a dad and toddler group.

King Creosote, Roddy Hart and Dougie MacLean to play the Spree Festival

Last Updated: 27th August 2014
A host of big-name music and comedy acts are on their way to Paisley this October, as part of the annual Spree festival!

UK Clean Up Day

Last Updated: 21st August 2014
This year Let's do it! UK are organising the UK's first nationwide clean up day!

Fire Engine Rally is success in new home

Last Updated: 21st August 2014
A crowd of thousands saw vintage vehicles from through the ages when the ever-popular Fire Engine Rally made its first appearance in a new home!

Local families get active and raise money for Heart Research UK

Last Updated: 19th August 2014
Motherwell continues the Games feelgood factor with SUBWAY Helping Hearts™ Family 5K series!

Book festival coup for libraries service

Last Updated: 15th August 2014
East Renfrewshire Libraries have secured a coup by being chosen as a partner for the Edinburgh International Book Festival

Park smart at schools plea to drivers

Last Updated: 13th August 2014
Drivers are being urged to 'park smart' around East Renfrewshire schools.

Fourth Green Flag for Rouken Glen

Last Updated: 12th August 2014
Rouken Glen Park in East Renfrewshire is again one of the best in the country - and that’s official!

Funzone finale for summer series of free family fun at The Avenue

Last Updated: 29th July 2014
The final week of free summer fun at The Avenue culminates with an al fresco funzone, from Monday 4th till Thursday 7th August!

Young Peoples Poster Competition

Last Updated: 27th July 2014
Are you artistic or keen on drawing? Enter Rouken Glen Park's competition to design a new anti-dog fouling campaign poster.

Rouken Glen Park Visitor Survey

Last Updated: 27th July 2014
The staff at Rouken Glen Park are inviting visitors to complete a short survey.

Paisley and Buddie meet competition winner

Last Updated: 23rd July 2014
Two of Renfrewshire’s newest residents, donkeys Paisley and Buddie now settling in at Barshaw Park, had an extra-special visitor this week.

Free donkey rides at The Avenue!

Last Updated: 22nd July 2014
Free donkey rides return to The Avenue Shopping Centre in Newton Mearns next week!

Paisley gears up for Highland fling with pipe band competition

Last Updated: 15th July 2014
Paisley residents will this weekend be able to enjoy the sight, sound and spectacle of some of the top pipe bands from throughout Scotland and beyond!

Festival of fun planned for Queens Baton Relay

Last Updated: 15th July 2014
The countdown is on until the Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton Relay arrives in Renfrewshire – with a full-day festival of fun planned!

Go Crazy at The Avenue!

Last Updated: 14th July 2014
Compete against the rest of the family at the Avenue Shopping Centre's free crazy golf course!

Glasgow Science Centre comes to The Avenue

Last Updated: 8th July 2014
Test your endurance, strength, speed and coordination at The Avenue with free Glasgow Science Centre Fit Labs experience!

Queens Baton Relay coming to The Avenue

Last Updated: 7th July 2014
Put the date in your diary: the Avenue Shopping Centre in Newton Mearns will play host to the Queen’s Baton Relay on Wednesday 16th July.

Sma Shot Day kicks off summer events programme

Last Updated: 7th July 2014
Renfrewshire residents enjoyed family fun at the weekend when Sma’ Shot Day kicked off the summer town centre events programme!

Teenagers book in to Zombie Zone

Last Updated: 4th July 2014
Local teenagers are booking in to the Zombie Zone in their local library this summer...

Batonbearers ready for big day

Last Updated: 4th July 2014
East Renfrewshire Council has revealed some of the chosen few who will be carrying the Queen's Baton on the 16th of July!

Commonwealth family fun at country park

Last Updated: 4th July 2014
A Commonwealth family fun day is being held later this month at Dams to Darnley Country Park!

Bumper bug blitz at Whitelee

Last Updated: 1st July 2014
Get along to Whitelee Windfarm this weekend for a bumper bug blitz!

Countdown is on to Sma Shot Day

Last Updated: 1st July 2014
The first big date in Renfrewshire’s summer town centre events calendar arrives at the weekend with the return of family favourite Sma’ Shot Day!

Shoppers in the frame at photography event

Last Updated: 1st July 2014
Shoppers will be in the frame when St. Enoch Centre hosts a 12-hour portrait photography marathon in aid of Sense Scotland!

Free carpet curling for all the family at the Avenue

Last Updated: 30th June 2014
The Avenue Shopping Centre in Newton Mearns is hosting free carpet curling sessions on Monday 7th July till Thursday 10th July!

Be part of history when the Queens Baton Relay spends the day in East Ren

Last Updated: 28th June 2014
Enjoy history in the making and a day of celebration and fun on Wednesday 16 July when the Queen’s Baton Relay arrives in East Ren!

Rouken Glens new playpark opens for summer holidays

Last Updated: 27th June 2014
A new £270,000 playground has been unveiled at Rouken Glen Park – in time for the start of the summer holidays!

School celebrates its six batonbearers

Last Updated: 26th June 2014
A local school will have an unprecedented SIX batonbearers running in the Queen’s Baton Relay when it comes to East Renfrewshire next month!

Official opening for Giffnock Library

Last Updated: 26th June 2014
Giffnock Library has been officially reopened after a £450,000 redesign and a plaque to mark the occasion was unveiled by council leader Jim Fletcher

Project Wild Thing summer evening screening in Rouken Glen

Last Updated: 24th June 2014
A special screening of acclaimed film ‘Project Wild Thing’ is taking place in Rouken Glen Pavilion on Thursday 3 July.

Celebrate British Grand Prix at the Avenue with free Scalextric events

Last Updated: 23rd June 2014
Celebrate the week of the British Santander Grand Prix at The Avenue Shopping Centre with free four car four track interactive Scalextric events!

New cycle path for Barrhead

Last Updated: 19th June 2014
A new £390,000 cycle link has opened in Barrhead, and its opening will be celebrated with a big family cycle this Saturday!

Commonwealth countdown

Last Updated: 19th June 2014
East Renfrewshire is continuing its Commonwealth and Queen’s Baton Relay countdown in superb sporting style!

Armed Forces Day, a free family day out!

Last Updated: 12th June 2014
Don’t miss East Renfrewshire’s Armed Forces Day on 21 June, it promises to be a fabulous family day out in Rouken Glen Park!

Glasgow 2014 Queens Baton Relay route revealed for East Renfrewshire

Last Updated: 12th June 2014
East Renfrewshire will be welcoming the Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton Relay on Wednesday 16 July!

Holiday Activities at Paisley Museum

Last Updated: 10th June 2014
Looking for activities to entertain the kids this summer? Then look no further than Paisley Museum!

Full route for Renfrewshire Queens Baton Relay announced

Last Updated: 10th June 2014
The symbol of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games is coming to Renfrewshire – and residents can now find out if it will be passing their front door!

Pop up Velodrome on way to town centre

Last Updated: 9th June 2014
Renfrewshire sports fans can expect some high-speed, high-intensity cycling action in the heart of Paisley thanks to an exciting new event!

Nominate your dad for chance to win a meal for four at Il Pavone Sud

Last Updated: 9th June 2014
Kids of all ages are being invited to nominate their dad for a chance to win a meal for four at Il Pavone Sud!

Best selling author Cathy Cassidy brings Sweet Honey to The Avenue

Last Updated: 4th June 2014
Cathy Cassidy brings Sweet Honey – the fifth title in her bestselling Chocolate Box Girls series – to The Avenue on the 6th June!

Barshaw Park plays host to a new theatrical cycling experience

Last Updated: 30th May 2014
Get on your bike for a theatrical cycling experience as part of the 2014 Commonwealth Games Cultural Programme.

BBC at the Quay

Last Updated: 30th May 2014
BBC at the Quay is a 16-day pop-up festival beside the River Clyde to celebrate the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games!

Kelvingrove Bandstand is open!

Last Updated: 29th May 2014
After around 15 years of closure Kelvingrove Bandstand and Amphitheatre has been opened by the Lord Provost of Glasgow, Councillor Sadie Docherty!

Summer date for skate park

Last Updated: 23rd May 2014
Work starts in mid-June on a fantastic new skate and BMX park in Cowan Park!

Stroller striders success story set to inspire others

Last Updated: 23rd May 2014
A popular parent and baby walking group at Whitelee Wind Farm is being used by a national organisation to inspire others to do the same!

Game on for schools in Commonwealth countdown

Last Updated: 23rd May 2014
In celebration of the Queen’s Baton Relay visiting the area and Glasgow 2014, a special Commonwealth Roadshow has kicked off in local schools!

National Young Writers Awards 2014

Last Updated: 20th May 2014
The National Young Writers' Award returns for 2014 judged by best-selling author, Liz Pichon!

Get running for Yorkhill Childrens Charity

Last Updated: 14th May 2014
It’s time to dig out your trainers - Yorkhill Children's Charity needs your sweat and support!

Paisley Museum becomes the Museum of Light to celebrate Museums at Night 2014

Last Updated: 14th May 2014
Paisley Museum and Coats Observatory will be taking part in the annual after-hours celebration of Museums at Night on Saturday 17th of May!

Your passport to a summer of sports fun

Last Updated: 13th May 2014
Pick up a passport to a summer of sporty fun in East Renfrewshire this year!

Frog hunt at country park

Last Updated: 6th May 2014
Join the rangers at Dams to Darnley Country Park for their ‘spring has spawned’ event!

Soak up all the fun of the fair with the Singing Kettle at Paisley Town Hall

Last Updated: 6th May 2014
Join Anya, Kevin and Gary for the Singing Kettle’s latest adventure to the Fantastic Funfair on Sunday 11 May!

Get ship shape to find the booty at windfarm

Last Updated: 1st May 2014
Set sail for adventure and assemble your best crew because a family treasure hunt awaits visitors at Whitelee Windfarm!

The West End Festival launch their 2014 programme of events!

Last Updated: 28th April 2014
The 19th West End Festival programme was revealed today, with confirmation the not-to-miss Byres Road parade will go ahead on Sunday 8th June!

Consultation into proposed family centre

Last Updated: 27th April 2014
A consultation is to be held into proposals for a new family centre in the Busby and Clarkston area.

Sophia wins giant Easter Egg as Avenue enjoys exceptionally busy Easter

Last Updated: 24th April 2014
Sophia Randos from Barrhead won a giant Easter egg from Aquarius/Thorntons in The Avenue Shopping Centre!

Sign up for swimming lessons at Neilston Leisure Centre

Last Updated: 15th April 2014
Local residents are being reminded that Neilston Leisure Centre pool has swimming lessons available

100 Days to Go... 100 Must Sees in Scotland!

Last Updated: 14th April 2014
With 100 days to the XX Commonwealth Games, Visit Scotland announce their 100 'Brilliant Moments' in Scotland!

Amazing new play park for Rouken Glen

Last Updated: 11th April 2014
Work will start later this month on a fantastic new play area in Rouken Glen Park!

Fun creative courses for kids in Barrhead

Last Updated: 11th April 2014
A series of fun short courses for little ones has been lined up for Barrhead!

Renfrewshire Council event programme revealed for summer and beyond!

Last Updated: 9th April 2014
Renfrewshire residents can look forward to a festival of fun over the next few months – after the area's events programme has been announced!

Easter fun at St. Enoch Centre

Last Updated: 8th April 2014
The Easter Bunny has arranged some extra special treats for St. Enoch Centre shoppers this month...

Join in country parks Sunday cycle

Last Updated: 2nd April 2014
A Sunday cycle ride is setting off at Dams to Darnley Country Park this Sunday, 6 April...

Easter eggcitement for families at Whitelee Windfarm

Last Updated: 2nd April 2014
Families who visit Whitelee Windfarm Visitor Centre on Sunday 20 April are in for an Easter Eggstravaganza!

Junior Swimfit at Eastwood High Sports Centre

Last Updated: 1st April 2014
Get fit and feel fantastic! Come along and join in with our Junior Swimfit classes...

Free kids events at The Avenue this Easter

Last Updated: 1st April 2014
The Avenue Shopping Centre in Newton Mearns plays host to a range of free kids events this Easter!

Renfrewshire pupils receive jazz training from music maestros Brass Jaw

Last Updated: 26th March 2014
Famous for creating energetic and charismatic live performances, Brass Jaw is a four-piece band from Glasgow currently taking the jazz scene by storm.

4 star Stage Award nominated show to appear at Paisley Arts Centre

Last Updated: 26th March 2014
After appearing at the Edinburgh Fringe, the humorous, ambitious and universal story, Pirates and Mermaids will be stopping off in Paisley!

Avenue launches Mothers Day makeover competition

Last Updated: 25th March 2014
The Avenue Shopping Centre is inviting shoppers to nominate their mother for a chance to win a Mother's Day makeover worth £150 at LIV Hair & Beauty

East Renfrewshire villages and towns get ready for Queens Baton Relay

Last Updated: 19th March 2014
Every village and town in East Renfrewshire will be welcoming the Glasgow 2014 Queen’s Baton Relay on 16 July 2014!

Record breaking attendance to Brick City at Paisley Museum

Last Updated: 13th March 2014
Over 50,000 visitors attended the record breaking LEGO exhibition at Paisley Museum!

Festival of colour set to hit Rouken Glen

Last Updated: 13th March 2014
Rouken Glen Park will be a riot of colour next month when a colourful festival bursts into life!

Go ahead for new 3.4 million family centre

Last Updated: 13th March 2014
A new £3.4 million family centre is set to be built in Barrhead after plans were today backed by East Renfrewshire Council.

Citizen Scientists

Last Updated: 11th March 2014
Do you want to find out what it is like to be a scientist for the afternoon?

Learn to swim at Neilston Leisure Centre

Last Updated: 10th March 2014
Neilston Leisure Centre offers a range of classes and lessons for everyone from babies to adults!

Barrhead Train Station to get a makeover!

Last Updated: 5th March 2014
Barrhead High School pupils will be giving up their free time to brighten up Barrhead Train Station later this month!

Tree planting in Rouken Glen Park

Last Updated: 4th March 2014
Improvements to Rouken Glen Park continued last week with the planting of 400 small saplings!

Cosgrove Care short story competition

Last Updated: 24th February 2014
Cosgrove Care are holding a special short story competition for local primary school children!

Primary kids on school safety drive

Last Updated: 18th February 2014
Pupils at a primary are spearheading a green travel drive – and are going all out to spread the message right across the school.

Special visitors for Isobel Mair School

Last Updated: 18th February 2014
Isobel Mair School welcomed some very special visitors as part of East Renfrewshire’s recent Holocaust memorial events...

Pupil wins schools first Diana Award

Last Updated: 18th February 2014
A pupil at Eastwood High has won the school’s first ever Diana Award for her incredible fundraising!

Lego exhibition extended due to popular demand!

Last Updated: 14th February 2014
Renfrewshire Arts & Museums is delighted to announce the extension of the Brick City exhibition at Paisley Museum!

Science Centre success at Barrhead Health and Care Centre

Last Updated: 11th February 2014
Families flocked to the Barrhead Health and Care Centre during the mid-term break to enjoy getting hands-on with an interactive science event!

Glasgow Youth Film Festival visits Paisley

Last Updated: 6th February 2014
Renfrewshire Arts & Museums are delighted to announce that GYFF will visit Paisley Arts Centre to present a day of free film activities...

Work begins on Barrheads Waterworks Project

Last Updated: 5th February 2014
Work has now started to transform the old sewage works in Barrhead into an industrial wildlife area!

Theres no adventure like a Monkey Drama Adventure!

Last Updated: 3rd February 2014
Monkey Drama has been growing in success and popularity since starting up in the summer of 2013...

Swim programme a big success

Last Updated: 24th January 2014
The swimming programme run by East Renfrewshire Council is proving a real splash hit – and it’s about to get even better!

Lots of creative fun for little ones

Last Updated: 23rd January 2014
A new programme of short courses in East Renfrewshire has plenty of fun in store for little ones!

Get creative with host of new courses

Last Updated: 23rd January 2014
A fun-packed spring programme of creative courses has been lined up by East Renfrewshire Council!

Renfrewshire Arts & Museums announces its Spring 2014 arts programme

Last Updated: 16th January 2014
Renfrewshire Arts & Museums is delighted to announce its brand new arts programme for spring 2014!

Get arty with new programme of workshops

Last Updated: 16th January 2014
The new art class programme kicks off this week at Eastwood Park Theatre!

Busy year for Bookbug

Last Updated: 16th January 2014
Another busy year of Bookbug fun was rounded off with a special final session!

Local Bikeability Trainer Mentors Required

Last Updated: 11th January 2014
East Renfrewshire Council are looking for enthusiastic and highly motivated individuals to become Local Bikeability Trainer Mentors!

Curtain up on spring season at Eastwood Park Theatre

Last Updated: 9th January 2014
The new season at Eastwood Park Theatre is about to get under way – with something for everyone to enjoy.

School fully booked for good cause

Last Updated: 7th January 2014
Book-loving pupils in East Renfrewshire have raised hundreds of pounds for a children’s charity!

Librarian wins boost for school

Last Updated: 7th January 2014
An East Ren librarian has landed a bumper book boost for her school – after spotting a competition on Twitter.

Schools submit art work for Electric Glen Lighting Festival

Last Updated: 20th December 2013
Art departments in schools across East Renfrewshire have been beavering away on their artwork for the Electric Glen projection competition.

Great progress at Giffnock Library

Last Updated: 16th December 2013
Giffnock Library is gearing up for a grand February reopening after a major £450,000 redesign.

Festive fun at theatre

Last Updated: 12th December 2013
Get into the spirit of Christmas at Eastwood Park Theatre later this month!

Theatre treat for children

Last Updated: 5th December 2013
A special theatre treat for youngsters is coming to Eastwood Park Theatre this Christmas...

Water winner: East Ren project scoops 100K to help community bloom

Last Updated: 20th November 2013
The Waterworks in Barrhead has won £100,000 of Big Lottery Fund money to transform the old sewage works into an industrial wildlife area!

Costa at The Avenue organises toy appeal for Les Hoeys Christmas party for sick kids

Last Updated: 20th November 2013
COSTA Coffee at The Avenue is organising a toy appeal for Les Hoey’s annual Christmas party for children in Scotland with life-threatening illnesses

Brick Town arrives at Paisley Museum

Last Updated: 20th November 2013
The second part of the phenomenally successful ‘Brick City’ exhibition opens at Paisley Museum on 23 November!

Avenue Lights up countdown to Christmas this Sunday

Last Updated: 12th November 2013
THE Avenue will light up the countdown to Christmas with a spectacular celebrity-studded Christmas lights switch-on ceremony!

Neilston Leisure Centre gets official opening

Last Updated: 1st November 2013
Neilston Leisure Centre is officially back open for business. The popular facility has reopened after a £350,000 refurbishment.

macrobert and Fish & Game present The Polar Bears Go Wild at Paisley Arts Centre

Last Updated: 31st October 2013
Two friendly (but slightly naughty) Polar Bears will be appearing at Paisley Arts Centre on Saturday 2 November!

Official opening for East Renfrewshire high school

Last Updated: 31st October 2013
The spectacular new Eastwood High School has been officially opened...

Winter Viewing Season begins soon at Coats Observatory

Last Updated: 26th October 2013
Coats Observatory will once again open its doors on Tuesday and Thursday evenings for the Winter Viewing Season

LEGO exhibition comes to Paisley Museum

Last Updated: 24th October 2013
A must-see exhibition for fans of LEGO young and old comes to Paisley Museum this November!