Events in Lanarkshire on 08 December 2018

View all the upcoming events in Lanarkshire on the 08 December 2018 below, or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Lanarkshire

Christmas at New Lanark
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Christmas at New Lanark

24th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Enjoy a magical family day out this Christmas at New Lanark, take a magical journey on The Spirit of Christmas Ride, visit Santa's Grotto or catch Beauty and the Beastie this year's festive panto!
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Aladdin

Aladdin

17th November 2018 - 6th January 2019
This year's family pantomime at Motherwell Concert Hall and Theatre is firm favourite, Aladdin, starring Ian ‘Sheepie’ Smith! Read more
Auchinbee Children’s Nursery and Out of School Care Christmas Fete

Auchinbee Children’s Nursery and Out of School Care Christmas Fete

8th December 2018
Auchinbee Children's Nursery and Out of School Care in Cumbernauld are holding their annual Christmas Fete on Saturday 8th December! Read more
Breakfast or Afternoon Tea With Santa

Breakfast or Afternoon Tea With Santa

8th December 2018
Come along to Low Parks Museum this Christmas and join the big man himself for either breakfast or afternoon tea! Read more
Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Cumbernauld

Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Cumbernauld

24th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Make it a Christmas to remember and see your child's eyes light up as they tuck into breakfast or tea with Santa at Dobbies Cumbernauld! Read more
Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Sandyholm

Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Sandyholm

24th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Make it a Christmas to remember and see your child's eyes light up as they tuck into breakfast or tea with Santa at Dobbies Sandyholm! Read more
Broadlees Golf Santa’s Grotto

Broadlees Golf Santa’s Grotto

8th December 2018
Wrap up warm and join Broadlees Golf on a magical journey into a festive world when their Santa's Grotto returns! Read more
Calderglen Christmas Market

Calderglen Christmas Market

8th December 2018
Pick up some unique Christmas gifts for your nearest and dearest at Calderglen's Christmas Market on Saturday 8th December! Read more
Carluke Christmas Lights Switch On

Carluke Christmas Lights Switch On

8th December 2018
Carluke
On Saturday 8th December, Carluke will host their annual Christmas Lights Switch On event featuring special guests Little Mix Magic! Read more
Christmas Alpaca Wonderland

Christmas Alpaca Wonderland

8th December 2018
Fancy a festive family day out with a difference this year? Come along to Netherfield Farm in Coalburn and go trekking with an Alpaca at their Christmas Wonderland event! Read more
Christmas at New Lanark

Christmas at New Lanark

8th December 2018
Enjoy a magical family day out this Christmas at New Lanark, take a magical journey on The Spirit of Christmas Ride, visit Santa's Grotto or catch Beauty and the Beastie this year's festive panto! Read more
Christmas Party Nights

Christmas Party Nights

8th December 2018
Join Functions R Us for one of their fantastic Christmas Party Nights this December in the New Town Hall Cumbernauld! Read more
Crackers For Art

Crackers For Art

3rd December 2018 - 5th January 2019
Local artists, crafters and makers of unusual and wonderful gifts will be taking up residency in the Tolbooth Lanark for a month to raise funds for the continued restoration of the historic building! Read more
DB12Run

DB12Run

8th December 2018
The DB12Run is a weekly walk or jog held at Strathclyde Park for people with Type 1-2 Diabetes or other medical condition. Read more
Drop in Christmas Crafts

Drop in Christmas Crafts

8th December 2018
Drop into North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre on any Saturday during December and make your own Christmas decorations! Read more
Elf School Craft Workshop

Elf School Craft Workshop

8th December 2018
Come along and have fun making your own Christmas decoration with the elves at Calderglen Country Park! Read more
Father Christmas at Summerlee

Father Christmas at Summerlee

8th December 2018
Father Christmas is taking time out of his busy schedule to visit to Summerlee Museum every Saturday and Sunday throughout December including Christmas Eve! Read more
Festive Film Screenings

Festive Film Screenings

8th December 2018
Drop into North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre on any Saturday during December and catch a free, festive film screening! Read more
Flip Out Glasgow After Dark

Flip Out Glasgow After Dark

8th December 2018
Every Saturday night, Flip Out Glasgow opens its doors to over 16’s to bounce the night away to the biggest hits from Glasgow’s hottest DJ’s! Read more
Get Walking Lanarkshire Health Walks

Get Walking Lanarkshire Health Walks

1st January 2018 - 31st December 2019
Various Locations Lanarkshire
Join Get Walking Lanarkshire on one of their regualr health walks! Enjoy the fresh air, meet new people and have a good blether! Read more
Glasgow Phoenix Choir: Celebrate Christmas

Glasgow Phoenix Choir: Celebrate Christmas

8th December 2018
The Glasgow Phoenix Choir is delighted to be performing a special Christmas concert in Moncrieff Church, East Kilbride in support of the new church building fund! Read more
Holly’s Elf School

Holly’s Elf School

8th December 2018
Be put through your paces by Holly at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre in order to be trained as an Elf in time for Christmas! Read more
Jack and the Beanstalk

Jack and the Beanstalk

3rd December 2018 - 15th December 2018
East Kilbride Rep Theatre Club presents a GIANT of a pantomime this December... Jack and the Beanstalk! Read more
Jack and the Beanstalk

Jack and the Beanstalk

8th December 2018 - 22nd December 2018
This year's magical panto at Rutherglen Town Hall is Jack and the Beanstalk! Come along on a rollercoaster journey of adventure, laughter, thrills and spills this festive season! Read more
Lunch with Santa

Lunch with Santa

8th December 2018
Join the Kilbryde Hospice team on Saturday 8th December for a special Christmas lunch prepared by Santa’s little elves – there will also be lots of festive fun on the day! Read more
M&Ds Santas Magical Wonderland

M&Ds Santas Magical Wonderland

16th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Santas Magical Wonderland returns to M&Ds Theme Park for 2018 - it's festive fun for all the family! Read more
Messy Christmas - Messy Play Hamilton

Messy Christmas - Messy Play Hamilton

8th December 2018
Join Mess Around Lanarkshire for their Messy Christmas event at Trinity Parish Church, Hamilton on December 8th! Read more
Paper Moon

Paper Moon

6th December 2018 - 22nd December 2018
Paper Moon is a beautiful and memorable adventure show for under 5s specially created for Cumbernauld Theatre by the acclaimed Shaper/Caper! Read more
Peter Pan

Peter Pan

28th November 2018 - 16th December 2018
Turn right at the second star and fly away to Neverland with Studio32 and their much loved panto, Peter Pan at East Kilbride Arts Centre! Read more
Rapunzel: A Hair Raising Adventure

Rapunzel: A Hair Raising Adventure

30th November 2018 - 29th December 2018
Cumbernauld Theatre's Christmas show will be Rapunzel: A Hair Raising Adventure, with plenty of magic and mayhem it promises to be a fabulous night out for all the family! Read more
Rustic Christmas Crafts

Rustic Christmas Crafts

8th December 2018
Get into the festive spirit and join the team at K-Woodlands for a day of Christmas crafts with the family, try your hand at making a mini log reindeer, tree decoration or Santa stuck in the chimney! Read more
Santa Visits Calderglen

Santa Visits Calderglen

8th December 2018
Visit Santa in his cosy grotto within the Courtyard Gallery in Calderglen Country Park this December! Read more
Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Cumbernauld

Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Cumbernauld

24th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Bring your little ones along to Dobbies Cumbernauld for an exciting festive experience at Santa's Grotto! Read more
Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Sandyholm

Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Sandyholm

24th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Bring your little ones along to Dobbies Sandyholm for an exciting festive experience at Santa's Grotto! Read more
Santa’s Reindeer Parade & Grotto

Santa’s Reindeer Parade & Grotto

17th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Accompanied by his helpful elves, Father Christmas will swoosh into EK, East Kilbride on his sleigh on Saturday 17th November! Read more
Snow White and the Seven Wee Muppets

Snow White and the Seven Wee Muppets

8th December 2018 - 9th December 2018
Insideout Theatre Productions return to Lanark Memorial Hall this Christmas with their hit family panto, Snow White and the Seven Wee Muppets! Read more
StatusNo supported by Used Blues

StatusNo supported by Used Blues

8th December 2018
StatusNo will have you 'Rocking all over the World'... well East Kilbride at least when they play Ballerup Hall on December 8th with support from Used Blues! Read more
Strathclyde Parkrun

Strathclyde Parkrun

8th December 2018
Strathclyde Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Strathclyde Country Park! Read more
Wee Winter Tales Exhibition

Wee Winter Tales Exhibition

17th November 2018 - 9th March 2019
Come and visit our winter exhibition and enjoy some stories, short films dressing up and play area all suitable for younger children! Read more

Events in East Renfrewshire

Barrhead Foundry Indoor Market

Barrhead Foundry Indoor Market

8th December 2018
The Barrhead Foundry Indoor Market is your local indoor arts & crafts market held on the second Saturday of every month from March until December!
Christmas at Whitelee Windfarm

Christmas at Whitelee Windfarm

8th December 2018
Whitelee Windfarm have got the festive season all wrapped up with a selection of events including a Santa's Grotto and their Winter Wonderland!
Christmas Baby Disco

Christmas Baby Disco

8th December 2018
Boogie with your baby at East Renfrewshire Culture & Leisure's Christmas discos especially for little ones!
Digital Learning at East Renfrewshire Libraries

Digital Learning at East Renfrewshire Libraries

1st January 2018 - 31st December 2018
If you’re keen to find out how to tackle a tablet, control a computer or find your way around the web, then your local library is the place to be!
East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

15th January 2018 - 16th December 2018
Free, fun and fantastic! East Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions!
Family Weekend Activities at Whitelee Windfarm

Family Weekend Activities at Whitelee Windfarm

8th December 2018
Whitelee Windfarm hold a great range of free family activities every weekend during their open season.
Include Me 2 Club - Junior Youth Club

Include Me 2 Club - Junior Youth Club

23rd October 2017 - 31st December 2018
Include Me 2 Club run a Junior Youth Club for ages 0 - 12 and their families at Dalmeny Community Centre on Mondays!
Jack and the Beanstalk

Jack and the Beanstalk

3rd December 2018 - 8th December 2018
Runway Theatre Company returns to Eastwood Park Theatre with another fun-filled traditional Scottish pantomime and this time they're joined by the world-famous International Purves Puppets!
Karaoke

Karaoke

8th December 2018
Join Dino Martino and some of the best singers and entertainers in Barrhead at The Flying Horse for Saturday night Karaoke!
Scotland’s Spirit of Christmas

Scotland’s Spirit of Christmas

7th December 2018 - 8th December 2018
Support the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign at their annual Spirit of Christmas Carol Concerts on December 7th or 8th at Broom Church!
Sleeping Cinderella and the Seven Dwarves

Sleeping Cinderella and the Seven Dwarves

5th December 2018 - 8th December 2018
Eaglesham Music & Drama Group are thrilled to be celebrating their 50th Anniversary with another wonderful panto from their very own multi-talented duo Hannah Goldsmith and Jennifer Mackenzie-Lawn!
Tennis For Free

Tennis For Free

8th December 2018
If you're free on a Saturday afternoon and would like to give tennis a try then 'Tennis For Free' at Cowan Park, Barrhead is just for you!
The Christmas Box

The Christmas Box

4th December 2018 - 8th December 2018
Bourock Variety Club presents their Christmas show for 2018 The Christmas Box, an original family musical suitable for all ages!

Events in Edinburgh and the Lothians

24 Doors of Advent

24 Doors of Advent

1st December 2018 - 24th December 2018
Throughout December Edinburgh opens its doors to showcase the unique buildings in the city in this real-life advent calendar.
3D2D Edinburgh Christmas Craft, Art and Design Fair

3D2D Edinburgh Christmas Craft, Art and Design Fair

8th December 2018 - 9th December 2018
Don't miss the 3D2D Edinburgh Christmas Craft, Art & Design Fair at the Assembly Rooms 8th and 9th December!
A Christmas Cabaret

A Christmas Cabaret

8th December 2018
Join Bruce Devlin for a Christmas cracker of a cabaret show in a fast paced festive hour at The Stand Comedy Club!
A Christmas Fairy Trail

A Christmas Fairy Trail

7th December 2018 - 24th December 2018
Enter Archerfield Walled Garden’s mystical Fairy Trail and get lost in a world of fairies, forest folk and folklore when it returns in December!
Able Faces

Able Faces

8th December 2018
Catch Able Faces at Boteco Do Brasil Edinburgh! With their fantastic vocal harmonies and energetic performances they are a live act not to be missed.
Awakening Abstraction: Jon Canty  - Original Paintings and Prints From Abstract To Reality

Awakening Abstraction: Jon Canty - Original Paintings and Prints From Abstract To Reality

6th November 2018 - 18th January 2019
‘Awakening Abstraction’ is an exhibition by Jon Canty featuring a mix of new works and a cross section of his work over the last few years. See it at the Stick Factory from 6th November!
Balerno Theatre Company Present: Robin Hood and Babes in the Wood

Balerno Theatre Company Present: Robin Hood and Babes in the Wood

5th December 2018 - 8th December 2018
Balerno Theatre Company Present an original pantomime chronicling the adventures of Robin Hood as he storms through the forest rescuing the two babes from the machinations of their evil uncle.
Beginners/Intermediate Pilates Classes for Adults

Beginners/Intermediate Pilates Classes for Adults

3rd July 2018 - 4th June 2019
Come along and try Pilates for adults with Nicky Pender every Tuesday and Wednesday at Liberton Kirk Halls.
Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Edinburgh

Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Edinburgh

18th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Make it a Christmas to remember and see your child's eyes light up as they tuck into breakfast or tea with Santa at Dobbies Edinburgh!
Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Livingston

Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Livingston

18th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Make it a Christmas to remember and see your child's eyes light up as they tuck into breakfast or tea with Santa at Dobbies Livingston!
Breakfast with Santa

Breakfast with Santa

8th December 2018
Join us at our IKEA store in Edinburgh to have your breakfast along with a very special guest - Santa!
Brick Wonders

Brick Wonders

21st November 2018 - 24th March 2019
Historic Environment Scotland presents Brick Wonders at Blackness Castle featuring recreations in LEGO® bricks of amazing sights from around the world, curated by artist Warren Elsmore!
Cara Dillon: Upon A Winter’s Night

Cara Dillon: Upon A Winter’s Night

8th December 2018
The exceptional Irish singer Cara Dillon will be returning to The Queen’s Hall on Saturday 8th December with her Christmas show Upon A Winter’s Night.
Children’s Judo Club

Children’s Judo Club

2nd March 2018 - 2nd March 2019
Randori Judo will be starting a four week Introduction to Judo Course commencing on Friday 2nd March at 4:30pm at Clovenstone Community Centre.
Christmas at the Botanics

Christmas at the Botanics

25th November 2018 - 29th December 2018
Explore the sights and sounds of Christmas when this magical after dark experience returns to the Royal Botanic Gardens!
Christmas at the Botanics 2018

Christmas at the Botanics 2018

23rd November 2018 - 29th December 2018
Explore the sights and sounds of Christmas in this magical after dark experience at the Royal Botanic Gardens!
Christmas Balloon Modelling Workshop

Christmas Balloon Modelling Workshop

8th December 2018
Learn how to make your very own Christmas-themed Balloon Models with super-fun hands-on workshop from Magic Ian.
Christmas Lunch at Edinburgh Castle

Christmas Lunch at Edinburgh Castle

7th December 2018 - 23rd December 2018
Make Christmas 2018 special with a three course lunch in the opulent Queen Anne Room at Edinburgh Castle, and enjoy a dining experience fit for royalty.
Christmas Market - East Princes Street Gardens

Christmas Market - East Princes Street Gardens

16th November 2018 - 5th January 2019
The Christmas Market will once again return to East Princes St Gardens for a whole host of bespoke and traditional Christmas items!
Clay Portrait Weekend with Duncan Robertson

Clay Portrait Weekend with Duncan Robertson

8th December 2018
This intensive weekend course run by the Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop will teach you to model a clay head directly from life, develop your observational skills and clay modelling techniques.
Curious About Edinburgh

Curious About Edinburgh

1st December 2017 - 31st December 2018
Have fun discovering Edinburgh with two self-guided, heritage walks and optional treasure hunt with Curious About!
Dance Scottish with RSCDS Edinburgh

Dance Scottish with RSCDS Edinburgh

24th September 2018 - 21st May 2019
Come along, join in and enjoy the benefits of fun, fitness and friendship with RSCDS Edinburgh Dance Scottish classes!
Doris, Dolly and the Dressing Room Divas… at Christmas!

Doris, Dolly and the Dressing Room Divas… at Christmas!

21st November 2018 - 16th December 2018
Back by popular demand, sprinkled with seasonal glitter this hugely entertaining show will leave you with a feel-good glow.
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

8th December 2018
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city.
Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye

Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye

4th August 2018 - 10th February 2019
This is the first major exhibition to focus on this unusual and enigmatic artist and features over sixty artworks from public and private collections.
Festive Party Dinner!

Festive Party Dinner!

23rd November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Join us for a Festive Party Dinner in the stunning auditorium at the Ghillie Dhu, welcomed by a chilled glass of fizz, followed by a decadent 3-course festive meal, live ceilidh band and DJ.
Festive Party Lunch!

Festive Party Lunch!

23rd November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Join us for a festive party lunch at the Ghillie Dhu and enjoy an unforgettable celebration of food, drink and festive cheer!
Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

8th December 2018
Dads Rock run free playgroups for dads/granddads and their kids aged (0-5yrs) every Saturday and Sunday.
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

8th December 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
Get a Free Workout with Curves

Get a Free Workout with Curves

21st October 2018 - 31st December 2018
Curves, a ladies-only gym in Edinburgh Northwest, is offering a free taster workout with a personal trainer that is safe, efficient and effective for women of all ages and fitness levels.
Giant Lanterns of China 2018

Giant Lanterns of China 2018

16th November 2018 - 17th February 2019
The Giant Lanterns of China are back at Edinburgh Zoo! It's a new and exciting adventure as Scottish myths, ancient Chinese legends and incredible creatures come to life this winter.
Grassmarket Weekly Market

Grassmarket Weekly Market

8th December 2018
Every Saturday the centre of the Grassmarket becomes a flurry of excitement as we host our weekly market.
Growing Up With Books

Growing Up With Books

1st June 2018 - 9th December 2018
Explore the world of children’s books in this exhibition on now at the Museum of Childhood.
Historic Underground

Historic Underground

1st January 2018 - 31st December 2018
Discover a dark, damp world unchanged since the 18th century in this tour of Blair Street Underground Vaults with Mercat Tours.
In Focus: Scottish Photography

In Focus: Scottish Photography

7th July 2018 - 12th May 2019
This exhibition showcases the City Art Centre’s photographic collections, charting the development of fine art photography in Scotland from the 19th century to present day.
Jack and the Beanstalk

Jack and the Beanstalk

27th November 2018 - 5th January 2019
Join us at The Brunton for Jack and the Beanstalk, a fun packed panto with an up to date twist on the well-known story!
Kids Hip Hop Dance Classes at Shapes Studio, Leith

Kids Hip Hop Dance Classes at Shapes Studio, Leith

3rd September 2018 - 14th December 2018
Kids hip hop dance classes are back at Shapes Studio from 3rd September, taught by resident teacher Ashley Jack.
Kilts and Captivity

Kilts and Captivity

8th December 2018
Find out why the Jacobite Risings of 1715 and 1745 failed as you meet a Highlander held prisoner in Edinburgh Castle.
King’s Panto: Beauty and the Beast

King’s Panto: Beauty and the Beast

1st December 2018 - 20th January 2019
Edinburgh panto legends Allan Stewart, Andy Gray & Grant Stott return to the King's Theatre in Beauty and the Beast!
La Clique Noël - Part Deux

La Clique Noël - Part Deux

16th November 2018 - 5th January 2019
La Clique Noël returns home to Edinburgh for Christmas with a new seasonal spectacular, La Clique Noël - Part Deux.
Leith Farmers‘ Market

Leith Farmers‘ Market

8th December 2018
Come and meet our small independent traders at this bustling weekly farmers market right beside the Water of Leith.
Love Actually with Live Orchestra

Love Actually with Live Orchestra

8th December 2018
Kick off the holiday season with a screening of festive favourite Love Actually complete with full orchestra!
McGonagall’s Chronicles

McGonagall’s Chronicles

5th December 2018 - 12th December 2018
It's back by popular demand! McGonagall’s Chronicles, performed by Gary McNair, returns to Traverse Theatre in December.
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

8th December 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

8th December 2018
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Motown The Musical

Motown The Musical

20th November 2018 - 8th December 2018
The Scottish premiere of Motown The Musical hits Edinburgh Playhouse from 20 November until 8 December 2018.
Mouthpiece

Mouthpiece

5th December 2018 - 22nd December 2018
Traverse Theatre Company in association with HighTide present Mouthpiece, a frank and unflinching look at the different Edinburghs which often exist in ignorance of one another.
Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

8th December 2018
Nocturnal is bigger and better than ever before at Subway Cowgate's Urban Saturdays!
OpenJump 7+

OpenJump 7+

1st July 2017 - 31st December 2018
Jump around on over 19,000ft2 of interconnected, world-class trampolines at Ryze Edinburgh's OpenJump sessions!
Out of the Blue Xmas Arts Markets

Out of the Blue Xmas Arts Markets

8th December 2018
Find unusual Christmas presents or treats for yourself as more than 150 artists and makers will be selling their work, over three dates this December, at Out of the Blue Drill Hall Xmas Arts Market.
Recruiting 28-32 Month Old Wee Scientist

Recruiting 28-32 Month Old Wee Scientist

27th September 2018 - 31st December 2018
Do you know a wee scientist, 28-32 months old? Do they speak English? If so, come help us understand how toddlers learn about the world in our Wee Science language study!
Robert Blomfield: Edinburgh Street Photography | An Unseen Archive

Robert Blomfield: Edinburgh Street Photography | An Unseen Archive

24th November 2018 - 17th March 2019
This exhibition displays a selection of Robert Blomfield's stunning private archive, documenting the dramatic shifts taking place in Edinburgh’s urban landscape during the 1960s.
Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour 138th Open Annual Exhibition

Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour 138th Open Annual Exhibition

26th November 2018 - 13th December 2018
The captivating nature of watercolour painting is celebrated at the 138th Open Annual Exhibition by The Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour.
Santa’s Doggy Grotto

Santa’s Doggy Grotto

8th December 2018
Bring along your furry friend and join us at Dobbies Edinburgh for one of the most exciting festive experiences - Santa’s Doggy Grotto!
Santa’s Farm Yard Cottage

Santa’s Farm Yard Cottage

8th December 2018 - 24th December 2018
Santa visits Almond Valley once again, settling into his farmyard cottage set within a chilly midwinter forest.
Santa’s Grotto

Santa’s Grotto

17th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Christmas just wouldn't be Christmas without a visit to Santa... when he arrives at Santa Land in George Street.
Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Edinburgh

Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Edinburgh

18th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Bring your little ones along to Dobbies Edinburgh for an exciting festive experience at Santa's Grotto!
Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Livingston

Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Livingston

18th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Bring your little ones along to Dobbies Livingston for an exciting festive experience at Father Christmas’ Grotto!
Scotland’s Gardens - Hunter’s Tryst

Scotland’s Gardens - Hunter’s Tryst

1st January 2018 - 31st December 2018
Scotland’s Gardens 2016 - Hunter's Tryst is a hidden treasure & was featured on "The Beechgrove Garden" June 2015.
Scottish Ballet: Cinderella

Scottish Ballet: Cinderella

8th December 2018 - 30th December 2018
Discover the enchanted, sparkling world of Christopher Hampson’s Cinderella, when Scottish Ballet bring the show to the Festival Theatre.
Silent Light

Silent Light

19th November 2018 - 29th December 2018
In a world first, Silent Light brings together the spectacular Street of Light from Edinburgh’s Christmas 2015 and 2016 and silent disco headphones to give you the ultimate street party.
Sleep in the Park - Edinburgh

Sleep in the Park - Edinburgh

8th December 2018
Social Bite's Sleep in the Park returns and this time it's taking place across Scotland! Sign up now for the Edinburgh event at Princes Street Gardens and help end homelessness in Scotland for good!
Storyworlds: Paper Sculptures by Edinburgh Young Artists

Storyworlds: Paper Sculptures by Edinburgh Young Artists

10th November 2018 - 12th May 2019
Storyworlds is a magical group of sculptures showing tiny enchanted storyworlds under glass domes completed by senior students of art. The exhibition is on at The Writers' Museum from 10th November.
Teapot Trust Christmas Craft Fair

Teapot Trust Christmas Craft Fair

8th December 2018
Come along to the Teapot Trust Christmas Craft Fair with it's wide range of art, design and craft stalls to meet all of your Christmas shopping needs!
The Comedy Show

The Comedy Show

8th December 2018
Every Friday and Saturday night, Basement Theatre becomes Edinburgh’s comedy hub and with a different line-up and headliner each week this is the comedy injection your weekend is craving!
The Saturday Show

The Saturday Show

8th December 2018
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show, with five different acts on every bill, has been sold out every week for the past five years.
Treasure Island Pantomime

Treasure Island Pantomime

7th December 2018 - 8th December 2018
Don't miss Treasure Island, a Ben Crocker pantomime, presented by Pit Pony Productions on 7th & 8th December at Newbattle Community Campus!
TTF - 25 Years of Real Love

TTF - 25 Years of Real Love

8th December 2018
The greatest night ever… just got greater! TTF will be playing the Royal Highland Centre in Edinburgh on Saturday 8 December 2018 – their first concert in the capital since the '90s.
Village Christmas Party Selection Box

Village Christmas Party Selection Box

29th November 2018 - 22nd December 2018
Enjoy a real mix of Christmas Parties this year at the Village Hotel Edinburgh. You pick your favourite and we’ll mix the tunes!
Vinyasa Krama Yoga

Vinyasa Krama Yoga

5th September 2018 - 12th December 2018
Yogatherapy invites you to come along and try Vinyasa Krama Yoga with Jean Itier at the Santosa Yoga Studio in Leith.
Visible Girls/Invisible Spaces

Visible Girls/Invisible Spaces

10th November 2018 - 21st December 2018
Visible Girls/Invisible Spaces is a special exhibition brought to Summerhall by Historic Environment Scotland as part of the Year of Young People.
Warped World

Warped World

8th December 2018 - 13th December 2018
Edinburgh based, Italian visual artist Evelina Cassari is holding an exhibition of her unique mixed media artworks at Whitespace from 8th to 13th December.
Wee Scientist Wanted: English-Polish Child Language Study

Wee Scientist Wanted: English-Polish Child Language Study

3rd October 2018 - 31st December 2018
Bilingualism Matters, Wee Science, and the University of Edinburgh are currently looking for young children (aged 24-30 months) from English-Polish families for a fun study.
Weekend 4 Day Door Supervisor Course

Weekend 4 Day Door Supervisor Course

8th December 2018
UMBRAsec Training & Security Services will be holding a 4 day weekend Door Supervisor Training Course ever month throughout 2018.
Wendy and Peter Pan

Wendy and Peter Pan

29th November 2018 - 5th January 2019
Full of fairy-dust, adventure and all your favourite characters this magical story is everything a Christmas treat should be.
Winter Windows

Winter Windows

17th November 2018 - 26th December 2018
Come and see Edinburgh's 2018 Winter Windows, designed by budding young artists from Edinburgh’s schools to the theme of Kindness!
Yottie Bear Treasure Hunt

Yottie Bear Treasure Hunt

3rd September 2018 - 31st December 2018
The Royal Yacht be hiding lots of cuddly Britannia Yottie Bears on board the ship for you to spot.
You Choose

You Choose

30th November 2018 - 5th January 2019
You Choose is a brand new interactive musical show for all the family, but in this show – YOU CHOOSE what happens!

Events in Fife

‘Journey Home’ - A new exhibition by artist, Janice Headrick

‘Journey Home’ - A new exhibition by artist, Janice Headrick

8th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
This exhibition at Greengate Gallery in Culross brings together a stunning collection of local landscapes by Clackmannanshire painter, Janice Headrick.
Beauty And The Beast: Panto

Beauty And The Beast: Panto

8th December 2018 - 5th January 2019
Beauty And The Beast, one of the world's greatest love stories floats in on a rose petal to The Adam Smith Theatre this winter.
Bowhouse Food Markets

Bowhouse Food Markets

8th December 2018
The best local growers, producers, makers and street food vendors return to Bowhouse for another of their fantastic Food Weekends!
Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Dunfermline

Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Dunfermline

18th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Make it a Christmas to remember and see your child's eyes light up as they tuck into breakfast or tea with Santa at Dobbies Dunfermline!
Breakfast with Santa at Dobbies Dalgety Bay

Breakfast with Santa at Dobbies Dalgety Bay

18th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Make it a Christmas to remember and see your child's eyes light up as they tuck into breakfast with Santa at Dobbies Dalgety Bay!
Celebrating 120 Years - Kirkcaldy Photographic Society

Celebrating 120 Years - Kirkcaldy Photographic Society

17th November 2018 - 17th March 2019
To mark its 120th anniversary, Kirkcaldy Photographic Society presents “Kirkcaldy Then and Now” featuring photographs of Kirkcaldy landmarks over the last 120 years.
Christmas Fayre at Hill of Tarvit Mansion

Christmas Fayre at Hill of Tarvit Mansion

8th December 2018
Enjoy a look around Hill of Tarvit Mansion Christmas Fayre this December, featuring wonderfully creative presents from local producers!
Dysart Christmas Craft Fair

Dysart Christmas Craft Fair

8th December 2018
Dysart Coffee Cabin is hosting a charity fundraising Christmas themed craft fair, featuring local crafters, on Saturday 8th December.
Exhibit A

Exhibit A

3rd November 2018 - 10th February 2019
A Fife Contemporary exhibition curated by Maggie Broadley combining her knowledge of contemporary craft with her love of Tartan Noir crime fiction.
Explorations 2018

Explorations 2018

6th October 2018 - 23rd February 2019
Dundee & East of Scotland Embroiderers Guild return to St Andrews with an exhibition of textile art. Anyone who enjoys art in all its forms is welcome!
Glitter And Grind Revue

Glitter And Grind Revue

8th December 2018
The Glitter & Grind Revue is a raucous burlesque and variety show harking back to the Golden Age of cabaret and comes to Rothes Halls on Saturday 8th December!
Kingdom FM Christmas Party Nights

Kingdom FM Christmas Party Nights

7th December 2018 - 8th December 2018
Kingdom FM’s legendary Christmas Party nights are back at Rothes Halls, Glenrothes, for Christmas 2018 and hosted by Fife’s favourite breakfast team, Dave and Vanessa!
Lest We Forget: Remembrances of World War I

Lest We Forget: Remembrances of World War I

17th October 2018 - 20th January 2019
An exhibition highlighting the stories of some of those commemorated on our local war memorials, how their lives were touched by war and how our communities remember them.
Making Memories

Making Memories

8th October 2018 - 29th December 2018
An exhibition showcasing a selection of inspiring art work, produced by patients attending the Day Hospice at Victoria Hospice, Kirkcaldy.
Paintings by Colin Joyce

Paintings by Colin Joyce

15th October 2018 - 29th December 2018
Come along and see an exhibition of paintings by Colin Joyce at Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries from 15th October.
Paper from across the sea - Washi Umi o Koete

Paper from across the sea - Washi Umi o Koete

8th September 2018 - 6th January 2019
This exhibition is a creative collaboration between Fife Dunfermline Printmakers Workshop and Mino Art Info, Japan, resulting in a colourful and unique fusion of artistic traditions and cultures.
Santa’s Grotto

Santa’s Grotto

18th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Bring the little ones along to Santa's Grotto at the Mercat Shopping Centre, Kirkcaldy from 18th November, on selected dates, until Christmas Eve!
Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Dalgety Bay

Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Dalgety Bay

18th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Bring your little ones along to Dobbies Dalgety Bay for an exciting festive experience at Santa's Grotto!
Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Dunfermline

Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Dunfermline

18th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Bring your little ones along to Dobbies Dunfermline for an exciting festive experience at Santa's Grotto!
Scotland from the Sky

Scotland from the Sky

3rd November 2018 - 13th January 2019
Scotland from the Sky brings a selection of the breathtaking aerial photography, featured in the book of the same name, on a tour which takes in Aberdour Castle and Gardens.
Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty

29th November 2018 - 5th January 2019
Set your alarm clocks for this year's Byre Panto as we join Sleeping Beauty and her pals for an adventure full of danger, excitement and lots of laughs!
Sleeping Beauty Pantomime

Sleeping Beauty Pantomime

7th December 2018 - 29th December 2018
Fife’s biggest panto is back as the Alhambra Theatre Trust presents one of the all-time classic pantomimes, Sleeping Beauty!
SPAN - A Tale of Three Bridges

SPAN - A Tale of Three Bridges

1st September 2018 - 31st December 2018
This hand-on childrens exhibition will tell the stories of the Forth Rail Bridge, the Forth Road Bridge and the new Queensferry Crossing.
Stewart Francis - Into The Punset

Stewart Francis - Into The Punset

8th December 2018
Canadian comedian Stewart Francis will bring his farewell tour, Into The Punset, to the Carnegie Hall Dunfermline on December 8th!
Tea Green Festive Market

Tea Green Festive Market

8th December 2018
Tea Green return, once again, to Bowhouse with their Festive Markets, get those last special bits or start your shopping at this unique pop up event!
The Magical Toyshop

The Magical Toyshop

5th December 2018 - 8th December 2018
Join Max, Auntie Aggie, Morag the Rabbit and a host of magical characters in this musical adventure show for children of all ages. Come dressed Christmassy!
WOW! Incredible Inventions and Marvellous Machines

WOW! Incredible Inventions and Marvellous Machines

1st December 2018 - 31st December 2018
Just climb on-board our mobile museum to find out more about light, sound and movement as we explore how science has taken us from the magic lantern to the Raspberry Pi!

Events in Glasgow

ABBAMANIA

ABBAMANIA

8th December 2018
Europe’s leading ABBA tribute, ABBAMANIA, continue to entertain audiences with their outstanding vocals and musical performance live on stage, catch them at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall in December!
Adult Roller Disco

Adult Roller Disco

8th December 2018
Fancy trying a night out with a difference? Join RollerStop for an adults only roller disco at their Roller Rink!
Aladdin

Aladdin

1st December 2018 - 6th January 2019
Elaine C Smith returns as Widow Twankey in the magical pantomime adventure Aladdin, catch it at the King's Theatre Glasgow in 2018!
Aladdin - CANCELLED

Aladdin - CANCELLED

7th December 2018 - 9th December 2018
Jazz Hands Scotland Pantomime Club are proud to present Aladdin - a Traditional Family Pantomime at The Space this December!
‘Sno Show!

‘Sno Show!

1st December 2018 - 30th December 2018
Bring your wee ones aged 3 – 7 for this interactive festive tale at Scottish Youth Theatre and together we can find out why there ‘Sno Snow this December!
Baby’s First Christmas

Baby’s First Christmas

8th December 2018
Celebrate Baby's First Christmas with a personalised certificate and keepsake memento from the Lord Provost of Glasgow!
Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC

Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC

8th December 2018
Glasgow Musuems Resource Centre is home to over a million treasures, come and see for yourself on one of their regular Behind the Scenes Tours!
Benny Lynch: The Little King of the Gorbals

Benny Lynch: The Little King of the Gorbals

16th August 2018 - 30th June 2020
The People’s Palace is hosting a community display which gathers together never seen before objects from Benny Lynch’s life and career.
Big Feed Street Food Social

Big Feed Street Food Social

8th December 2018
Enjoy the best of Scotland's street food at the Big Feed Street Food Social, Glasgow's indoor, fully licensed street food market!
Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Milngavie

Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Milngavie

24th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Make it a Christmas to remember and see your child's eyes light up as they tuck into breakfast or tea with Santa at Dobbies Milngavie!
Britney and the Beast

Britney and the Beast

1st December 2018 - 5th January 2019
Insideout Theatre Productions Ltd are back for the 4th year running at Websters Theatre Glasgow with this years panto, Britney and the Beast!
Brushes with War

Brushes with War

21st September 2018 - 6th January 2019
Brushes with War at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum is a powerful and emotive insight into the experience of soldiers from World War I through the drawings and paintings they created.
Cahoots at Sweeneys On The Park

Cahoots at Sweeneys On The Park

8th December 2018
Sweeney's On The Park have regular live music every Saturday from 4pm to 7pm courtesy of Cahoots!
Children’s Classic Concerts: A Christmas Carol

Children’s Classic Concerts: A Christmas Carol

8th December 2018
Children's Classic Concerts and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra present A Christmas Carol featuring sweet singalongs and festive classics at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall!
Christmas Craft & Makers Fair

Christmas Craft & Makers Fair

8th December 2018 - 9th December 2018
Pollok House is hosting a weekend-long Christmas Craft & Makers Fair on Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th December!
Citizens Theatre presents A Christmas Carol

Citizens Theatre presents A Christmas Carol

4th December 2018 - 6th January 2019
A Christmas Carol will warm even the coldest of hearts and leave all rejoicing in the Christmas spirit this winter when the hit 2014 production returns!
City Centre Walking Tour

City Centre Walking Tour

8th December 2018
This is a 2.5-3 hour tour that will take you around all the main sites of the city, giving you an excellent opportunity to find out about Glasgow's rich history and culture!
Clyde Shopping Centre Christmas Grotto

Clyde Shopping Centre Christmas Grotto

17th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Come along to Clyde Shopping Centre this festive season and pay a visit to Santa in his magical grotto!
Cracking Christmas Party Nights with Garry Spence

Cracking Christmas Party Nights with Garry Spence

8th December 2018
Go Crackers this Christmas at Hampden Park Stadium and join the party night hosted by Capital FM's very own drive time host, Garry Spence!
Curious About Glasgow

Curious About Glasgow

1st January 2018 - 31st December 2018
Have fun discovering Glasgow with a self-guided, heritage walk with a treasure hunt theme from Curious About!
Dennistoun Diggers Community Craft Fair

Dennistoun Diggers Community Craft Fair

8th December 2018
Join the Dennistoun Diggers for their annual Community Craft Fair on Saturday 8th December at Dennistoun New Parish Church!
Distillery Tour & Whisky Tasting

Distillery Tour & Whisky Tasting

1st July 2018 - 31st December 2019
Come to The Clydeside Distillery, immerse yourself in Glasgow history and watch the craftsmen distil pure new make spirit by hand, the time-honoured way on the tour followed by a whisky tasting!
Enterteasement: Comedy! Magic! Burlesque!

Enterteasement: Comedy! Magic! Burlesque!

8th December 2018
If you're looking for a good night out that's a little bit different then look no further, Enterteasement at The Admiral Bar combines comedy, magic and burlesque into a night like no other!
Exhibition: La mode et ses codes vestimentaires

Exhibition: La mode et ses codes vestimentaires

15th October 2018 - 21st December 2018
Each year, the Fondation Alliance Française runs an international photography competition within its worldwide network of Alliances Françaises.
Fairway to Heaven Exhibition

Fairway to Heaven Exhibition

10th November 2018 - 22nd December 2018
Alexander Millar, one of the UK's most popular and collectable artists, has opened his own pop up gallery in Glasgow's Princes Square!
George Michael Tribute Night - The George Michael Songbook

George Michael Tribute Night - The George Michael Songbook

8th December 2018
The Shed is delighted to welcome The George Michael Songbook for a festive celebration of the hits of George Michael on December 8th!
Glasgow Argentine Tango Social

Glasgow Argentine Tango Social

8th December 2018
The Saturday Tango Social offers the opportunity to learn the dance from professional Argentine Tango teachers, to practice and to dance socially every Saturday afternoon!
Glasgow Arts presents Sleeping Beauty

Glasgow Arts presents Sleeping Beauty

4th December 2018 - 22nd December 2018
Glasgow Arts presents their annual production Sleeping Beauty, a traditional Glasgow panto touring to venues across the city this December!
Glasgow Central Station Tours

Glasgow Central Station Tours

3rd January 2018 - 31st December 2018
Glasgow Central Tours offer you the chance to explore behind the scenes of Glasgow's most iconic and busiest landmarks, Central Station!
Glasgow Christmas Markets

Glasgow Christmas Markets

9th November 2018 - 31st December 2018
The Glasgow Christmas Markets return to George Square & St Enoch Square again for 2018 offering a wide selection of festive delights!
Glasgow Farmers Market at Mansfield Park

Glasgow Farmers Market at Mansfield Park

8th December 2018
This popular farmers market brings rural Scotland to the centre of Glasgow's west end twice a month!
Glasgow’s Flower Power Community Wildflower Nursery Volunteer Days

Glasgow’s Flower Power Community Wildflower Nursery Volunteer Days

8th December 2018
Glasgow's Flower Power are looking for keen volunteers to help in the community flower nursery at Pollok Country Park!
GoMA Guided Tours

GoMA Guided Tours

8th December 2018
Enjoy a free guided tour of Scotland's most visited modern art gallery, Glasgow's Gallery of Modern Art!
Good Move Glasgow Health Walks

Good Move Glasgow Health Walks

1st January 2018 - 31st December 2019
Good Move Glasgow run Health Walks right across the city which are suitable for all ages and abilities!
Govan Retail Market & Car Boot Sale

Govan Retail Market & Car Boot Sale

8th December 2018
Browse the stalls and bag yourself a bargain at the weekly City Markets retail market and car boot sale in Govan!
Hannah Frank 110th Birthday Exhibition

Hannah Frank 110th Birthday Exhibition

19th November 2018 - 6th February 2019
Between November and February, Glasgow University Chapel will host an exhibition of the drawings and sculpture of the late Glasgow artist Hannah Frank, who died ten years ago at the age of 100.
Harry Benson: From Glasgow to America

Harry Benson: From Glasgow to America

19th May 2018 - 30th December 2018
Pollok House brings together photographs from photo-journalist Harry Benson's native Glasgow alongside images created during an illustrious career in America in this exhibition.
Helensburgh Market in the Square

Helensburgh Market in the Square

8th December 2018
Buy the best of seasonal local produce at Helensburgh Market in the Square held on the second Saturday of each month!
Henry Coombes and Marcella McIntosh: Ayes in Your Head

Henry Coombes and Marcella McIntosh: Ayes in Your Head

10th November 2018 - 19th January 2019
Ayes in Your Head is an exhibition bringing together drawings and paintings by award-winning film-maker and visual artist, Henry Coombes and collaborator, Marcella McIntosh.
Higher Chemistry Tutorials

Higher Chemistry Tutorials

21st August 2018 - 11th December 2018
Clear Cut Chemistry are running Higher Chemistry Tutorials with a difference at Knightswood Community Centre!
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

8th December 2018
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
Inside Out: Ronald Forbes: Paintings and Films

Inside Out: Ronald Forbes: Paintings and Films

26th October 2018 - 16th December 2018
Studio Pavilion at House for an Art Lover is pleased to present Inside Out: Ronald Forbes: Paintings and Films a solo exhibition by Scottish artist Ronald Forbes.
Jest Below Comedy Club: December

Jest Below Comedy Club: December

8th December 2018
Having a Laff Comedy are proud to present Jest Below Comedy Club, bringing their proven curated mix of comedy acts to the city centre on Sauchiehall Street!
Kelvin Hall Building Tours

Kelvin Hall Building Tours

8th December 2018
Join the volunteer tour guides for a free 45 minute tour of Kelvin Hall and take a peek behind the scenes in Glasgow Museums' store!
Kelvingrove Organ Recitals

Kelvingrove Organ Recitals

1st January 2018 - 31st December 2018
Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum holds delightful daily recitals by eminent local organists and visiting players!
Late Night Studio Jazz

Late Night Studio Jazz

8th December 2018
Glasgow presents the best in Scottish and International Jazz talent in the latest Late Night Studio Jazz season between October and December!
Live Samba Shows

Live Samba Shows

8th December 2018
Experience a taste of Brazil's carnival night life without stepping foot on a plane at Boteco Do Brasil's Live Samba Shows!
Loch Lomond Shores Weekend Market

Loch Lomond Shores Weekend Market

8th December 2018
Browse homemade treats, arts & crafts, artisan food & drink and local produce at Loch Lomond Shores' Weekend Market!
Mackintosh at the GSA Tour

Mackintosh at the GSA Tour

4th January 2018 - 19th December 2018
Join a daily tour with GSA's talented student guides to view their unique collection of original Mackintosh furniture!
Mammy Goose

Mammy Goose

27th November 2018 - 6th January 2019
Johnny McKnight returns to the stage in this year's rip-rollicking panto, Mammy Goose, at the Tron Theatre!
Maryhill Burgh Halls Free Tours

Maryhill Burgh Halls Free Tours

1st January 2018 - 31st December 2018
Maryhill Burgh Halls run free tours of their magnificent building on request - learn about the history of the building and the local area!
Meet Father Christmas at Hamleys!

Meet Father Christmas at Hamleys!

24th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
This winter, prepare to make magical memories as Father Christmas arrives at Hamleys Glasgow to spread festive joy to all!
Merchant Square Christmas Craft & Design Fair

Merchant Square Christmas Craft & Design Fair

8th December 2018
Avoid the rush and get ahead of the game with your Christmas shopping at the Merchant Square Christmas Craft Fair!
Merchant Voices Christmas Concert

Merchant Voices Christmas Concert

8th December 2018
Enjoy a wonderful evening of music and song performed by the wonderful community choir Merchant Voices at City Halls on Saturday 8th December!
Mrs Claus at Pollok House

Mrs Claus at Pollok House

1st December 2018 - 24th December 2018
Come and visit Mrs Claus at Pollok House which will be decorated from top to toe in all it's seasonal finery!
Nieves plus support

Nieves plus support

8th December 2018
Following a sold out show early this year in Glasgow, alt/folk/indie band NIEVES are back with a special gig in December at The Hug & Pint!
Ocean Colour Scene

Ocean Colour Scene

8th December 2018
Ocean Colour Scene are returning to The SSE Hydro, Glasgow on December 8th with support from Martha Reeves & The Vandellas!
One Night in Rio!

One Night in Rio!

8th December 2018
Let Boteco transport you to Rio and an epic beach party, dancing the night away with the hottest Samba dancers and drinking the best Caipirinha made from the freshest limes and best quality cachaça!
OpenJump 7+

OpenJump 7+

1st July 2017 - 31st December 2018
Jump around on over 19,000ft2 of interconnected, world-class trampolines at Ryze Glasgow's OpenJump sessions!
Oran Mor Christmas Panto 2018: The Lying Bitch and The Wardrobe

Oran Mor Christmas Panto 2018: The Lying Bitch and The Wardrobe

26th November 2018 - 29th December 2018
The World famous A Play, A Pie and A Pint return to Oran Mor with their brand new Christmas Panto, The Lying Bitch and The Wardrobe!
Party Nights With The George Bowie Experience

Party Nights With The George Bowie Experience

8th December 2018
Get ready to dance like you have never danced before at this year’s unmissable Hilton Glasgow Party Nights featuring Clann An Drumma and The George Bowie Experience!
Platform at Argyle St Arches

Platform at Argyle St Arches

8th December 2018
Ten of Scotland’s best independent street food traders vendors set up stall every Friday, Saturday and Sunday, within the newly refurbished Argyle Street Arches!
Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

8th December 2018
Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!
Quarriers Glasgow Group Activities

Quarriers Glasgow Group Activities

1st July 2018 - 31st December 2019
Quarriers Glasgow Group Activities provides group activities for adults with learning disabilities in the north west and south areas of Glasgow.
Remember December

Remember December

30th November 2018 - 31st December 2018
Remember December is a fun-filled festive adventure for 3 - 6 year olds and their adults at the Tron Theatre!
Roller Disco

Roller Disco

8th December 2018
Grab the kids, get your skates on and enjoy a family friendly disco at the Rollerstop Roller Rink!
Russkaya Cappella

Russkaya Cappella

8th December 2018
Russkaya Cappella, Scotland's Russian choir, presents a short lunchtime concert as part of a series at Renfield St Stephen's Parish Church!
Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Milngavie

Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Milngavie

24th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Bring your little ones along to Dobbies Milngavie for an exciting festive experience at Santa's Grotto!
Santa’s Stories

Santa’s Stories

8th December 2018
With a Christmas picnic, a gift for every child and the chance to meet Santa himself, Santa’s Stories at House of Fraser Glasgow is an unforgettable festive experience for the whole family!
Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club

8th December 2018
The Gallery of Modern Art holds a regular, drop in, Saturday Morning Art Club for 3 to 12 year olds!
Sleep in the Park - Glasgow

Sleep in the Park - Glasgow

8th December 2018
Social Bite's Sleep in the Park returns and this time it's taking place across Scotland! Sign up now for the Glasgow event at Kelvingrove Park and help end homelessness in Scotland for good!
Sloans Market

Sloans Market

8th December 2018
Pop along to Sloans Market any weekend and you will find a brilliant and exciting selection of stalls and traders!
Snow White and a Few Wee Men Panto

Snow White and a Few Wee Men Panto

6th December 2018 - 15th December 2018
Adapted from the traditional tale of 'Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs' the Antonine Theatre Group presents Snow White and a Few Wee Men at the Fort Theatre!
Soldiers: An exhibition by artist Tom McKendrick

Soldiers: An exhibition by artist Tom McKendrick

6th November 2018 - 12th January 2019
To mark the centenary of the end of WWI, Clydebank Museum and Art Gallery will host 'Soldiers', an exhibition of portraits of men and women who have served their country.
Springburn Parkrun

Springburn Parkrun

8th December 2018
Springburn Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Springburn Park in the North of Glasgow!
Super Market Christmas

Super Market Christmas

8th December 2018
Super Market is going all out over the Christmas period giving you 7 days of the finest Independent shopping at Argyle Street Arches!
Take 2: Family-Friendly Films

Take 2: Family-Friendly Films

8th December 2018
Glasgow Film Theatre's weekly Take 2 Family-Friendly Film Screenings will keep even the littlest film fans entertained!
Tea Green Festive Market

Tea Green Festive Market

8th December 2018
Tea Green return, once again, to Glasgow Botanic Garden's Kibble Palace with their Festive Markets, get those last special bits or start your shopping at this unique pop up event!
Tennent’s Brewery Tour

Tennent’s Brewery Tour

1st January 2018 - 31st December 2018
Find out how Wellpark Brewery make Tennent's so special on one of their daily Brewery Tours!
The BIG Disney Christmas Party

The BIG Disney Christmas Party

8th December 2018
The Big Glasgow Comic Page are planning their biggest Disney night yet... The BIG Disney Christmas Party at AXM on December 8th!
The Big Vegan Fete

The Big Vegan Fete

8th December 2018
The Big Vegan Fete is the UK's first and longest running free vegan market event, bringing local vegan businesses to The Flying Duck every month!
The Bodyguard

The Bodyguard

3rd December 2018 - 29th December 2018
The Theatre Royal Glasgow are delighted to announce that the international smash hit musical, The Bodyguard will open its UK tour at Theatre Royal, Glasgow this Christmas!
The Early Show

The Early Show

8th December 2018
The Early Show at Yesbar showcases some of the funniest comedians around every Friday & Saturday night!
The Glasgow School of Art Christmas Concert

The Glasgow School of Art Christmas Concert

8th December 2018
Once again, the Glasgow School of Art Choir will be kicking off the festive celebrations by performing their ever-popular, festive concert in one of Glasgow’s finest choral venues!
The Great Christmas Puppet Making Workshop

The Great Christmas Puppet Making Workshop

8th December 2018
Come to the Scottish Mask and Puppet Centre for a festive puppet making workshop that never fails to delight!
The Hidden Lane Festive Shopping

The Hidden Lane Festive Shopping

8th December 2018
Come and discover Glasgow's best kept shopping secret, The Hidden Lane, and enjoy a day of independent shopping, eating and drinking this festive season!
The Late Show

The Late Show

8th December 2018
Enjoy late night comedy every Friday and Saturday with your host Viv Gee in Yesbar Comedy Club!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

8th December 2018
As part of the Mackintosh 150 celebrations The Lighthouse will be offering building tours throughout 2018!
The Magic of Christmas

The Magic of Christmas

8th December 2018
Join Magic Den at the Scottish Mask and Puppet Centre on Saturday 8th December for a fun and festive themed Magic Show for all the family!
The Magical Adventures Of Cinderella

The Magical Adventures Of Cinderella

29th November 2018 - 13th January 2019
Classic family pantomime, The Magical Adventures Of Cinderella, comes to the Pavilion Theatre Glasgow this festive season featuring an all star cast!
The Magical Santa’s Grotto at Loch Lomond Shores

The Magical Santa’s Grotto at Loch Lomond Shores

17th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
For the most magical Christmas experience this year, visit Santa and his elves at Loch Lomond Shores!
The Mezzanine Craft Fair

The Mezzanine Craft Fair

8th December 2018
Come along to The Mezzanine Craft Fair at Sainsbury's Darnley, 'meet the makers' and find a unique handcrafted piece for you & your home!
The RSPB at Kelvingrove

The RSPB at Kelvingrove

8th December 2018
You'll find RSPB Scotland holding events most weekends at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum between 1pm and 4pm!
The Twilight Saga - Marathon!

The Twilight Saga - Marathon!

8th December 2018
Whether your team Edward or team Jacob it’s time to show your dedication to the Twilight hunks, and Bella, by attending the Grosvenor Cinema's Twilight Saga - Marathon on December 8th!
Tollcross Parkrun

Tollcross Parkrun

8th December 2018
Tollcross Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Tollcross Park in the East End of Glasgow!
Tropicante Saturdays

Tropicante Saturdays

8th December 2018
Don't miss the hottest Latin night in Glasgow every week at MANGO's Tropicante Saturdays!
Upcycled Jewellery Workshop

Upcycled Jewellery Workshop

8th December 2018
Join the team at Rags To Riches for their latest upcycling workshop where you'll make your own earrings from plastic bottle tops!
Victoria Parkrun

Victoria Parkrun

8th December 2018
Victoria Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Victoria Park in the West End of Glasgow!
Village Hotel Glasgow Christmas Selection Box

Village Hotel Glasgow Christmas Selection Box

1st December 2018 - 1st January 2019
Decisions, decisions! They all look so tasty! Village Hotels has so many tempting festive parties and celebrations for you in 2018, all choc full of the best food and entertainment!
War & Peas: Feeding People in Times of Conflict

War & Peas: Feeding People in Times of Conflict

5th November 2018 - 17th December 2018
The War and Peas project will culminate in a celebratory exhibition at the Glasgow City Archives, come along to find out what we have learnt during our project!
Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

8th December 2018
Don't miss the chance to get creative and have some family fun whilst exploring the fascinating museum stores at GMRC!

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

ACCORD Hospice Christmas Fayre

ACCORD Hospice Christmas Fayre

8th December 2018
ACCORD's annual Christmas Fayre, being held at the Lagoon Leisure Centre, Paisley on Saturday 8th December, promises something for everyone!
Active Communities’ Jogging Buddies

Active Communities’ Jogging Buddies

8th December 2018
Active Communities run a series of jogging groups throughout Renfrewshire on a weekly basis!
Bishopton Art Group Exhibition

Bishopton Art Group Exhibition

27th November 2018 - 4th January 2019
Bishopton Art Group are holding their latest exhibition at The Bridge, Bridge of Weir between 27th November and 4th January!
Breakfast or Tea with Santa at Dobbies Braehead

Breakfast or Tea with Santa at Dobbies Braehead

24th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Make it a Christmas to remember and see your child's eyes light up as they tuck into breakfast or tea with Santa at Dobbies Braehead!
Breakfast with Santa

Breakfast with Santa

8th December 2018
Santa’s taking some time out from his busy schedule to breakfast with the kids at Cardwell Garden Centre!
Christmas at The Glynhill

Christmas at The Glynhill

24th November 2018 - 2nd January 2019
Christmas starts early at The Glynhill Hotel with their Men of Motown Party Night on the 24th November and continuing through to the 2nd January with their New Year celebrations.
Christmas Party Nights in Bar Varia

Christmas Party Nights in Bar Varia

8th December 2018
Celebrate the magic of Christmas at Bar Varia’s Christmas Party nights with a delicious 3 course meal overlooking the snow with drinks and entry to the Ice Bar.
Christmas Tree Tagging

Christmas Tree Tagging

17th November 2018 - 23rd December 2018
Bring the family along to Finlaystone Country Estate to choose and 'tag' your very own Christmas tree.
Comicrazy Cafe Events

Comicrazy Cafe Events

1st December 2017 - 31st December 2018
Paisley's specialist comic book and trading card shop, Comicrazy, have events on everyday for all hobbies including Pokémon, Yugioh and Magic The Gathering!
Dine With Santa

Dine With Santa

24th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Enjoy a truly magical festive experience for all the family when Santa returns to Snow Factor Braehead from Saturday 24th November!
Festive Disco Party Night

Festive Disco Party Night

8th December 2018
Why not start your Christmas Celebrations at one of the Erskine Bridge Hotel's Festive Party Nights?
Festive Party Nights

Festive Party Nights

8th December 2018
The River Inn's Festive Party Nights are sure to be rip roaring fun with entertainment from Body Rock Promotions and a three course meal... book now to secure your space!
Freezin’ - The Story of the Snow Queen

Freezin’ - The Story of the Snow Queen

1st December 2018 - 8th December 2018
After sell-out shows last December the Johnstone Phoenix Theatre Group are back with their hit pantomime Freezin' - The Story of the Snow Queen this Christmas!
Girls On The Run

Girls On The Run

8th December 2018
Active Communities' Girls on the Run sessions aim to inspire girls to be active, healthy and feel good about themselves!
Jack and the Beanstalk

Jack and the Beanstalk

28th November 2018 - 31st December 2018
PACE Theatre Company return to Paisley Arts Centre this Christmas with the exciting tale of Jack and the Beanstalk!
Junior Jogging Buddies

Junior Jogging Buddies

8th December 2018
Held on Saturday mornings during term time, Active Communities' Junior Jogging Buddies group aims to encourage kids exercise and add more activity to their days!
Karaoke

Karaoke

8th December 2018
Join Dino Martino and some of the best singers and entertainers in Paisley at The Bally for Saturday night Karaoke!
Kilbarchan Singers Christmas Carol Concert

Kilbarchan Singers Christmas Carol Concert

8th December 2018
The Kilbarchan Singers invite you to their annual Christmas Carol Concert at Kilbarchan Parish Church on Saturday 8th December!
Little Elves Christmas Crafternoon Tea

Little Elves Christmas Crafternoon Tea

8th December 2018
Join us at Three Sisters Bake, Quarriers Village for a lovely Christmas experience which combines kids festive baking, crafts and an amazing festive afternoon tea!
Paisley Farmers Market

Paisley Farmers Market

8th December 2018
Ayrshire Farmers Markets hold a market at Paisley Cross on the second and last Saturdays of each month!
Paisley First Nutcracker Trail

Paisley First Nutcracker Trail

17th November 2018 - 30th December 2018
As part of the annual Paisley WinterFest events, Paisley First is once again holding a free interactive festive Nutcracker Trail throughout the town this festive season!
Paisley First WinterFest

Paisley First WinterFest

24th November 2018 - 30th December 2018
Paisley First's five week Christmas spectacular, WinterFest is returning to the streets of Paisley town centre this festive season!
Paisley Thread Mill Museum Open For Visits

Paisley Thread Mill Museum Open For Visits

8th December 2018
The Paisley Thread Mill Museum in Mile End Mill is dedicated to Renfrewshire and Paisley's thread mill heritage, it's open on Wednesday & Saturday afternoons to the public!
Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

8th December 2018
Free, fun and fantastic! Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions throughout the week!
Santa and the Snow

Santa and the Snow

17th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Santa And The Snow will take your child on a journey through Elf School, Santa’s Workshop, Meeting Santa himself and a custom built Snow Play Area!
Santa’s Candlelit Trail

Santa’s Candlelit Trail

8th December 2018
Come along to RSPB Lochwinnoch Nature Reserve on Saturday 8th December and follow the magical candlelit trail that leads you to Santa!
Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Braehead

Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Braehead

24th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Bring your little ones along to Dobbies Braehead for an exciting festive experience at Santa's Grotto!
Story Time Brunch with the Elves

Story Time Brunch with the Elves

8th December 2018
Join our team of Elves in Quarriers Village for some festive storytelling, Christmas crafts and an amazing Three Sisters Bake pancake brunch!
The Lady Provost’s Charity Christmas Concert

The Lady Provost’s Charity Christmas Concert

8th December 2018
Rockus Choir and Renfrew Burgh Band have teamed up to present The Lady Provost's Charity Christmas Concert at Paisley Methodist Halls in aid of Motor Neuron Disease.
The Red Hot Chilli Pipers

The Red Hot Chilli Pipers

8th December 2018
This festive season it's time to come close to the fire, join Red Hot Chilli Pipers at Greenock Town Hall on Saturday 8th December!
The Spirit of Christmas Festive Market

The Spirit of Christmas Festive Market

7th December 2018 - 9th December 2018
Don't miss Ingliston's traditional Christmas market with over 50 stalls offering a variety of unique gifts and treats for all the family!

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

A Ladder to the Stars

A Ladder to the Stars

27th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Visible Fictions & Aberdeen Performing Arts present A Ladder to the Stars at Macrobert Arts Centre this Christmas.
Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Stirling

Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Stirling

18th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Make it a Christmas to remember and see your child's eyes light up as they tuck into breakfast or tea with Santa at Dobbies Stirling!
Brick Wonders

Brick Wonders

29th September 2018 - 23rd January 2019
Historic Environment Scotland presents Brick Wonders at Stirling Castle featuring recreations in LEGO® bricks of amazing sights from around the world, curated by artist Warren Elsmore!
Christmas Ceilidhs

Christmas Ceilidhs

8th December 2018
What better way to spend the lead up to Christmas than with a Christmas Ceilidh at the Tolbooth on 8th December.
Cinderella

Cinderella

6th December 2018 - 24th December 2018
It's Panto Time as Falkirk Community Trust and Imagine Theatre present Cinderella, a festive family treat, including special effects, song and dance numbers and a hilarious script!
Exhibition: The Scots Who Built the White House

Exhibition: The Scots Who Built the White House

22nd October 2018 - 12th April 2019
In 1794, seven Scottish stonemasons left Edinburgh New Town for Washington DC to help build the official residence of the President of the United States. Explore their story in our new exhibition.
Handmade Exhibition

Handmade Exhibition

17th November 2018 - 6th January 2019
Explore our annual Christmas sale of arts and crafts made in Scotland at Macrobert Arts Centre, back for a forth year, and maybe pick up a Christmas gift or two!
Harry Potter Afternoon Tea - SOLD OUT

Harry Potter Afternoon Tea - SOLD OUT

8th December 2018
Have a magical time at Inglewood House and Spa with our Harry Potter themed Afternoon Tea!
Legion by Rough Castle Experiences

Legion by Rough Castle Experiences

7th November 2018 - 16th December 2018
Join Rough Castle Experiences for a magical sound and light family adventure taking you back in time at their first event “Legion”, a family event like no other!
LIttle Elves Christmas Crafternoon Tea

LIttle Elves Christmas Crafternoon Tea

8th December 2018
Join us at Three Sisters Bake, Killearn for a lovely Christmas experience which combines kids festive baking, crafts and an amazing festive afternoon tea!
Live Music at Nicky-Tams every Saturday

Live Music at Nicky-Tams every Saturday

8th December 2018
Sit back and absorb the atmosphere as a variety of musicians play some awesome music every Saturday afternoon at Nicky-Tams.
New Swing and Salsa Dance Class

New Swing and Salsa Dance Class

2nd March 2018 - 14th December 2018
Join CoStep.Co's new weekly dance classes starting in Blair Drummond Community Hall on Friday evenings from March 2018.
Royal Opera House Live: The Nutcracker

Royal Opera House Live: The Nutcracker

3rd December 2018 - 9th December 2018
Royal Opera House Live: Discover the enchantment of this ballet as The Nutcracker is screened Live at Macrobert Arts Centre in December.
Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Stirling

Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Stirling

18th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Bring your little ones along to Dobbies Stirling for an exciting festive experience at Santa's Grotto!
Santa’s Woodland Experience

Santa’s Woodland Experience

30th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Santa's Woodland Experience returns to our woodland at North Ballochruin from 30th November until Christmas Eve 2018.
Scotland’s Gardens - Rowberrow

Scotland’s Gardens - Rowberrow

1st February 2018 - 31st December 2018
Scotland’s Gardens - Rowberrow is a colourful garden with unusual specimens overlooking Dollar Glen.
Sleepin’ Cutie

Sleepin’ Cutie

23rd November 2018 - 31st December 2018
Sleepin’ Cutie - Let’s boo, hiss, laugh and sing at this panto extravaganza at Macrobert Arts Centre!
Stirling Farmers Market

Stirling Farmers Market

8th December 2018
At the monthly Stirling Farmers' Market you'll find up to 25 stalls offering an outstanding range of superb produce!
Stirling GhostWalk

Stirling GhostWalk

8th December 2018
Join the Old Town's most grumblesome Ghoul - the Happy Hangman, Jock Rankin - on a creepy, comic guided tour!
Stirling Reindeer Trail

Stirling Reindeer Trail

18th November 2018 - 5th January 2019
Keep an eye out for 20 cleverly decorated reindeers appearing in Stirling shops over the Christmas period - find them all to win fantastic prizes!
The Crafters Roadshow - Christmas Market at the Thistles

The Crafters Roadshow - Christmas Market at the Thistles

1st November 2018 - 31st December 2018
Join The Makers at The Thistles Stirling first ever Christmas Market on from 1st November to 30th December and shop from the best in Scottish Crafts!
Vintage Afternoon Tea

Vintage Afternoon Tea

11th December 2017 - 10th December 2018
Enjoy a beautiful vintage afternoon tea with friends, family or colleagues at Friars Wynd Hotel.

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M&Ds Santas Magical Wonderland
Santas Magical Wonderland returns to M&Ds Theme Park for 2018 - it's festive fun for all the family!
Hamilton Christmas Lights Switch On
Bring the family along to see Atomic Kitten switch on Hamilton's Christmas Lights on Saturday 24th November!
Aladdin
This year's family pantomime at Motherwell Concert Hall and Theatre is firm favourite, Aladdin, starring Ian ‘Sheepie’ Smith!
Strathaven Reindeer Day
Come along to Strathaven on Sunday 9th December from Midday for the annual visit from Santa and his team of reindeer!
Lanark Market Car Boot Sale
An undercover car boot sale is held at Lanark Agricultural Market every Sunday throughout the year from 8am to 2pm!

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