Let’s Go Summer

Join the team at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre for a jam packed programme of activities to keep the kids entertained during the school holidays!

Let’s Go Summer

About Let’s Go Summer

For enquiries, please call 01698 274590.

Saturday Summer Crafts & Movie Matinee – summer themed crafts and a family movie!
Every Saturday from 29 June to 10 August
Craft time: 12.30pm – 3.30pm / film screening at 2pm
5 years+
Film Free / craft £2 – drop in activity

29 June – Mr Bean’s Holiday (PG)
6 July – Swallows & Amazons (PG)
13 July – Finding Dory (U)
20 July – Summer Holiday (U)
27 July – Toy Story (U)
3 August – Meet the Robinsons (U)
10 August – Hercules (U)

Summer Bookbug
Every Saturday from 29 June
10.30am – 11am
Under 5s
Free – drop in activity

Arts & Crafts – quick & easy crafts such as clay modeling, weaving and more!
Tuesday 2, 9, 16, 30 July & 6 August
Thursday 18 July & 1 August
10.30am – 12pm & 12.30pm – 2.30pm
5 years+ (all ages welcome)
£2 – drop in activity

Teddy Bears Picnic – bring along teddy and a snack for a picnic
Tuesday 2, 9, 30 July & 6 August
10.30am – 11.30am
Under 5s
£2 – booking required

Video Game Craft & Films – themed arts and crafts with related movie screening
Wednesday 3, 10, 31 July & 7 August
Craft times: 10.30am – 12pm & 12.30 – 2.30pm / film screening at 2pm
5 years+ (all ages welcome)
Film Free / craft £2 – drop in activity (children must be accompanied by an adult during film)

3 July – Wreck-it Ralph (PG)
10 July – The Angry Birds Movie (U)
31 July – Pokémon Movie (PG)
7 August – Super Mario Bros. (PG)

Toys Through Time
Thursday 4 & Friday 5 July
10.30am – 12pm & 12.30pm – 2.30pm
All ages welcome
Free to play / craft £2 – drop in activity
Get hands on with some 20th Century toys and see how play has changed in the last 100 years. Decorate your own Frisbee to take home.

VR Experience for Kids
Friday 12 July
10am, 11.30am, 1.30pm & 3pm (1 hour)
6 – 12 years (children must be 6 or over to participate due to manufacturer recommendation)
£5 – booking required
Experience virtual reality with the new PS4 Virtual Reality headset and delve into other worlds to become a pilot, an adventurer or experience the thrill of exploring the bottom of the sea or the surface of Mars!

The Swinging 60s
Wednesday 17 July
10.30am – 2.30pm
5 years+ (all ages welcome)
£6 – drop in activity
Let’s go back to the swinging sixties to check out the groovy fashions, gadgets and games. Make your own tie dye tshirt to take home. NB: tshirts take one hour to set so please arrive in plenty of time (all materials provided).

ZooLab Animal Rangers
Thursday 11 July & Friday 26 July
1.30pm – 2.30pm
3 – 7 years (all ages welcome)
£5 / additional children £3 – booking required (one adult free with every child)
One hour animal handling experience led by a ZooLab animal ranger. Children will learn about the animal habitats and meet a variety of small animals and insects.

Video Game Design Workshop
Friday 19 July
10am, 11.30am, 1.30pm & 3pm (1 hour)
6 – 12 years
£5 – booking required
Have you got what it takes to be a video game designer? We can show you the basics of design from making storyboards, creating characters, writing stories and drawing backdrops for your game. Please not this is an art workshop and not a software workshop.

Bricks 4 Kidz Lego Engineering Workshop
Friday 2 August
11am & 1pm (1 hour)
6 – 12 years
£5 – booking required
Enjoy activities that engage your curiosity and creativity. Build a motorised Lego model using our specially designed theme-based kits.

Knights and Castles
Thursday 8 August
Friday 9 August
10.30am – 12pm & 12.30pm – 2.30pm
5 years+ (all ages welcome)
Handling free / craft £2 – drop in activity
Discover Cumbernauld’s medieval history, handle some replica medieval armour and weapons, try on a knight’s armour and make your own shield to take home.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Let’s Go Summer are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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Bookbug at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

Bookbug at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

16th November 2019
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Family Activities at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

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Bookbug at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

Bookbug at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

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Bookbug at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

Bookbug at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

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Woolpack Knitting Club

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Blether & Friendship Club

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Come along for a good old fashioned blether at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre every Wednesday afternoon!
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Bookbug at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

Bookbug at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

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Free, fun and fantastic! North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre hold Bookbug sessions every Monday, Tuesday & Saturday!
Family Activities at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

Family Activities at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

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North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre hold a range of fun museum activities, arts and crafts every Saturday for kids aged 5 upwards!
Bookbug at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

Bookbug at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

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Free, fun and fantastic! North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre hold Bookbug sessions every Monday, Tuesday & Saturday!
Woolpack Knitting Club

Woolpack Knitting Club

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The Woolpack Knitting Club meets every Tuesday afternoon in the North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre in Motherwell!
Bookbug at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

Bookbug at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

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Free, fun and fantastic! North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre hold Bookbug sessions every Monday, Tuesday & Saturday!
Blether & Friendship Club

Blether & Friendship Club

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Come along for a good old fashioned blether at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre every Wednesday afternoon!
Bookbug at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

Bookbug at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

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Free, fun and fantastic! North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre hold Bookbug sessions every Monday, Tuesday & Saturday!
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Family Activities at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

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North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre hold a range of fun museum activities, arts and crafts every Saturday for kids aged 5 upwards!
Bookbug at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

Bookbug at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

2nd December 2019
Free, fun and fantastic! North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre hold Bookbug sessions every Monday, Tuesday & Saturday!
Woolpack Knitting Club

Woolpack Knitting Club

3rd December 2019
The Woolpack Knitting Club meets every Tuesday afternoon in the North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre in Motherwell!
Bookbug at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

Bookbug at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

3rd December 2019
Free, fun and fantastic! North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre hold Bookbug sessions every Monday, Tuesday & Saturday!
Blether & Friendship Club

Blether & Friendship Club

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Come along for a good old fashioned blether at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre every Wednesday afternoon!
Family Activities at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

Family Activities at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

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North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre hold a range of fun museum activities, arts and crafts every Saturday for kids aged 5 upwards!
Bookbug at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

Bookbug at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

7th December 2019
Free, fun and fantastic! North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre hold Bookbug sessions every Monday, Tuesday & Saturday!
Bookbug at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

Bookbug at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

9th December 2019
Free, fun and fantastic! North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre hold Bookbug sessions every Monday, Tuesday & Saturday!
Bookbug at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

Bookbug at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

10th December 2019
Free, fun and fantastic! North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre hold Bookbug sessions every Monday, Tuesday & Saturday!
Woolpack Knitting Club

Woolpack Knitting Club

10th December 2019
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Blether & Friendship Club

Blether & Friendship Club

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Come along for a good old fashioned blether at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre every Wednesday afternoon!
Bookbug at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

Bookbug at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

14th December 2019
Free, fun and fantastic! North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre hold Bookbug sessions every Monday, Tuesday & Saturday!
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Family Activities at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

14th December 2019
North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre hold a range of fun museum activities, arts and crafts every Saturday for kids aged 5 upwards!
Bookbug at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

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16th December 2019
Free, fun and fantastic! North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre hold Bookbug sessions every Monday, Tuesday & Saturday!
Woolpack Knitting Club

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17th December 2019
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Bookbug at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

Bookbug at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

17th December 2019
Free, fun and fantastic! North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre hold Bookbug sessions every Monday, Tuesday & Saturday!
Blether & Friendship Club

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Free, fun and fantastic! North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre hold Bookbug sessions every Monday, Tuesday & Saturday!
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Family Activities at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

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