Events in Lanarkshire on 23 December 2018

View all the upcoming events in Lanarkshire on the 23 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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Aladdie

Aladdie

16th December 2018 - 24th December 2018
Flying into Carrigan's Blantyre this Christmas with an all-star cast is the family friendly panto, Aladdie, starring Gary Bennet in the lead role! Read more
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
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

23rd 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
Christmas at New Lanark

Christmas at New Lanark

23rd 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
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
Father Christmas at Summerlee

Father Christmas at Summerlee

23rd 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
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
Lanark Market Car Boot Sale

Lanark Market Car Boot Sale

23rd December 2018
An undercover car boot sale is held at Lanark Agricultural Market every Sunday throughout the year from 8am to 2pm! 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
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
Santa Visits Calderglen

Santa Visits Calderglen

23rd 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

20th December 2018 - 28th December 2018
Insideout Theatre Productions return to East Kilbride Village Theatre this Christmas with their hit family panto, Snow White and the Seven Wee Muppets! Read more
The LaFontaines

The LaFontaines

23rd December 2018
The LaFontaines return home to Motherwell for a very special festive Homecoming gig at Motherwell Concert Hall on Sunday 23rd December! Read more
Waiting for Gabriel

Waiting for Gabriel

21st December 2018 - 23rd December 2018
Running Late Theatre Company present Waiting for Gabriel, an original heavenly comedy at East Kilbride Arts Centre! 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

Christmas Baby Disco

Christmas Baby Disco

23rd 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!
Elf Academy

Elf Academy

23rd December 2018
Back for its third year ERCL's Elf Academy returns! Just drop your kids off and let them enjoy a series of creative and fun activities in this jam-packed session!
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 II: Return of the Farmer

Jack and the Beanstalk II: Return of the Farmer

13th December 2018 - 30th December 2018
Created exclusively for East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure, a brand new Christmas story full of music, magic and, of course, beans is coming to Eastwood Park Theatre this festive season!

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.
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!
A Very Mary Christmas

A Very Mary Christmas

23rd December 2018
Come and join in the fun and see how Mary Queen of Scots celebrates the Twelve Days of Christmas with her courtiers.
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!
Baby Loves Disco’s Christmas Cheer

Baby Loves Disco’s Christmas Cheer

9th December 2018 - 30th December 2018
Baby Loves Disco returns for Christmas 2018 with its unique dayclubbing experience at the Festival Square Spiegeltent.
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 Afternoon Tea with Santa at Clambers Soft Play

Breakfast or Afternoon Tea with Santa at Clambers Soft Play

21st December 2018 - 23rd December 2018
Bring the kids along to Clambers Soft Play for breakfast or afternoon tea in the party room followed by a visit from Santa and a 45-minute soft-play session!
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 at Scrambles Soft Play

Breakfast with Santa at Scrambles Soft Play

21st December 2018 - 24th December 2018
Join Santa at Scrambles Soft Play for a Christmas breakfast, before he retires to his office to check the ‘Naughty and Nice’ list.
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!
Bugle Boys Christmas Crackers

Bugle Boys Christmas Crackers

11th December 2018 - 30th December 2018
After wowing crowds at this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Bugle Boys bring their Christmas Crackers show to the Assembly Roxy from 11th December.
Celebration Service

Celebration Service

23rd December 2018
CRC Edinburgh invite you join their young, dynamic service and experience church like you never done before.
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 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!
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!
Domingo Todo Latino

Domingo Todo Latino

23rd December 2018
Latin Sunday: Celebrate the end of the week at Boteco Do Brasil with DJ Panda playing the best of urban, reggaeton, latin & mix!
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!
Funbox presents Once Upon a Christmas at The Brunton

Funbox presents Once Upon a Christmas at The Brunton

21st December 2018 - 24th December 2018
FUNBOX present their brand new seasonal spectacular – ONCE UPON A CHRISTMAS as they return to The Brunton Theatre 21st December through to Christmas Eve!
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.
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!
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!
Kinky Boots

Kinky Boots

10th December 2018 - 5th January 2019
Don't miss the ultimate night out when the Kinky Boots tour comes to Edinburgh Playhouse in December 2018!
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.
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

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

23rd December 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
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!
Progress

Progress

23rd December 2018
Come and join us at Monkey Barrel, Edinburgh's premier alternative comedy club, on Sunday evenings to see Edinburgh's rising star show!
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.
Santa’s Doggy Grotto

Santa’s Doggy Grotto

23rd 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 Carberry Tower

Santa’s Grotto at Carberry Tower

9th December 2018 - 24th December 2018
Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without a visit to Santa's Grotto! So come and visit him in his enchanting Grotto at Carberry Tower this year!
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.
Stockbridge Sunday Market

Stockbridge Sunday Market

23rd December 2018
Its not just food on offer...............we have crafts, candles, jewellery ,CDs and who knows what else!
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.
Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

23rd December 2018
Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show.
Sunday Funday

Sunday Funday

23rd December 2018
Looking for something different to do with the kids on Sunday? Then pop down to The Yard!
Sunday Service

Sunday Service

23rd December 2018
Don't miss Sunday Service at Subway Cowgate with non stop request fest, the perfect way to round off the weekend!
The Sunday Night Laugh-In

The Sunday Night Laugh-In

23rd December 2018
Round off the weekend with our chilled Sunday Night Laugh-In at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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

A Christmas Cracker

A Christmas Cracker

23rd December 2018
Join the City of Glasgow Chorus and Orchestra for their annual festive extravaganza at The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall!
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!
‘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!
Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC

Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC

23rd 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.
Black Beauty

Black Beauty

18th December 2018 - 23rd December 2018
Saddle up, jump on and gallop headlong into a story where loneliness gives way to hope, friends become heroes, and courage saves the day! Catch Black Beauty at Platform Glasgow this December!
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.
Christmas at the Movies with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Christmas at the Movies with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

23rd December 2018
Singer and presenter Jamie MacDougall is your host, as the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra once again brings festive movie magic to City Halls!
Christmas Family Ceilidh

Christmas Family Ceilidh

23rd December 2018
Come along and enjoy a good old traditional knees up here at The National Piping Centre's family ceilidh on Sunday 23rd December!
Cinderella

Cinderella

12th December 2018 - 30th December 2018
With laugh out loud comedy, stunning scenery, 3D special effects, beautiful costumes and plenty of boos and hisses make sure you don't miss Cinderella at the SEC Armadillo this Christmas!
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!
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!
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!
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!
Free Face Painting at St Enochs

Free Face Painting at St Enochs

23rd December 2018
Wee ones can have their faces painted for free every Sunday from Midday to 4pm at the St Enoch Centre food court!
Gerry Cinnamon

Gerry Cinnamon

23rd December 2018
After an epic main stage performance at TRNSMT, Castlemilk's Gerry Cinnamon has announced four gigs in December at The Barrowlands and the O2 Academy Glasgow!
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!
GoMA Guided Tours

GoMA Guided Tours

23rd 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!
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.
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.
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

23rd December 2018
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
IRN-BRU Carnival

IRN-BRU Carnival

20th December 2018 - 13th January 2019
Come along to the Scottish Event Campus for plenty of festive family fun with Christmas favourite, the IRN-BRU Carnival!
itison Drive-In Movies

itison Drive-In Movies

19th December 2018 - 24th December 2018
Scotland's biggest and best Christmas drive-in is BACK as itison Drive-in Movies returns to Loch Lomond Shores for the 6th year in a row!
Karaoke at Sweeney’s

Karaoke at Sweeney’s

23rd December 2018
Bobby Deans hosts a weekly Karaoke night every Sunday at Sweeney's on the Park... all singers welcome!
Kelvin Hall Building Tours

Kelvin Hall Building Tours

23rd 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!
Loch Lomond Shores Weekend Market

Loch Lomond Shores Weekend Market

23rd December 2018
Browse homemade treats, arts & crafts, artisan food & drink and local produce at Loch Lomond Shores' Weekend Market!
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

23rd December 2018
Avoid the rush and get ahead of the game with your Christmas shopping at the Merchant Square Christmas Craft Fair!
Mr Popper’s Penguins

Mr Popper’s Penguins

18th December 2018 - 6th January 2019
The delightful musical adaptation of Mr Popper’s Penguins is coming to the SEC Glasgow this festive season, it's the perfect family treat for ages 4 – 104!
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!
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!
Platform at Argyle St Arches

Platform at Argyle St Arches

23rd 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!
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!
Robin Hood The Christmas Adventure

Robin Hood The Christmas Adventure

21st December 2018 - 23rd December 2018
Some of the fabulous cast of Aladdin return to the stage this year to bring 'Robin Hood The Christmas Adventure' to Saltcoats this festive season!
Roller Disco

Roller Disco

23rd December 2018
Grab the kids, get your skates on and enjoy a family friendly disco at the Rollerstop Roller Rink!
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!
Six

Six

20th December 2018 - 30th December 2018
From Tudor queens to pop princesses, the six wives of Henry VIII finally take to the mic to tell their tales! Catch Six The Musical when it comes to Glasgow!
Sloans Market

Sloans Market

23rd December 2018
Pop along to Sloans Market any weekend and you will find a brilliant and exciting selection of stalls and traders!
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.
Tea & Talkies

Tea & Talkies

23rd December 2018 - 24th December 2018
Take a break from the hustle and bustle for afternoon tea at Hilton Glasgow Grosvenor and enjoy a classic Christmas movie!
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 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 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 Nightmare Before Christmas - in the Planetarium at GSC

The Nightmare Before Christmas - in the Planetarium at GSC

22nd December 2018 - 24th December 2018
This festive season, don't miss a unique showing of Tim Burton's classic animated film, A Nightmare Before Christmas at Glasgow Science Centre's Planetarium!
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!

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

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

23rd 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 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!
Community Carol Service

Community Carol Service

23rd December 2018
This Christmas, join Paisley Salvation Army for their annual traditional, family carol service and celebrate the start of the festivities!
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!
intu Braehead Kids Club

intu Braehead Kids Club

23rd December 2018
Don't miss out - intu Braehead Shopping Centre has free kids' entertainment every Sunday from Midday to 4pm!
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!
Little Elves Christmas Crafternoon Tea

Little Elves Christmas Crafternoon Tea

23rd 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 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!
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 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!

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 Lunch at Stirling Castle

Christmas Lunch at Stirling Castle

15th December 2018 - 23rd December 2018
Dine in the intimate Green Room of Stirling Castle and add a little festive magic to your Christmas lunch.
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.
Festive Afternoon Tea with Live Entertainment

Festive Afternoon Tea with Live Entertainment

23rd December 2018
Enjoy a fabulously festive afternoon with a glass of bubbly on arrival, festive afternoon tea and the opportunity to dance the afternoon away with wonderful live music at Inglewood House and Spa!
Festive Chill and Relax Day

Festive Chill and Relax Day

23rd December 2018
Treat yourself to a Festive Chill and Relax Day, after all the Christmas shopping, at Inglewood House and Spa on 23rd December!
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!
LIttle Elves Christmas Crafternoon Tea

LIttle Elves Christmas Crafternoon Tea

23rd 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!
Pub Quiz at Nicky-Tams every Sunday

Pub Quiz at Nicky-Tams every Sunday

23rd December 2018
Enjoy a Pub Quiz at Nicky-Tams every Sunday with a bar tab up for grabs!
Santa at The Falkirk Wheel

Santa at The Falkirk Wheel

23rd December 2018
Join Scottish Canals on a special journey as we take a magical boat trip to Santa’s grotto at The Falkirk Wheel this 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 Car Boot Sale & Market

Stirling Car Boot Sale & Market

23rd December 2018
The Stirling Car Boot Sale & Market is held every Sunday at the Caledonian Cattle Market from 7am!
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!
Story Time Brunch with the Elves

Story Time Brunch with the Elves

23rd December 2018
Join our team of Elves for some festive storytelling, Christmas crafts and an amazing Three Sisters Bake pancake brunch! Suitable for ages 1-7.
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!

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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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