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What's on in Lanarkshire

Welcome to What's on Lanarkshire, we pride ourselves on keeping you up to date on events in Lanarkshire taking place throughout the year, from the latest theatre events and live music performances to local activities and fantastic attractions!

Popular events in Lanarkshire

You'll find the most popular Lanarkshire events on the website right now, right here!

Jurassic Lanark Trail

Jurassic Lanark Trail

25th June 2021 - 29th August 2021

After 50 million years, the dinosaurs are back! Don't miss your chance to spot them on the Jurassic Lanark Trail this Summer!

Lanark Market Car Boot Sale

Lanark Market Car Boot Sale

2nd May 2021 - 19th December 2021

An undercover car boot sale is held at Lanark Agricultural Market on Sundays throughout the year from 8am to 2pm!

Jurassic Encounter

Jurassic Encounter

2nd October 2021 - 17th October 2021

An interactive installation of 50 life-sized animatronic dinosaurs from the Jurassic, Triassic and Cretaceous periods is coming to Cuningar Loop this October!

Learn Scottish Broadsword

Learn Scottish Broadsword

6th September 2021

Ever wanted to learn to sword fight? Interested in history? Then Saorsa's 6 Week Beginners Broadsword Course is just the thing for you!

Featured events in Lanarkshire

There are thousands of events in Lanarkshire every month, here we've hand-picked a few you should definitely pay attention to!

National Play Day

National Play Day

4th August 2021

Join us in celebrating children's right to play with a fun filled day including stories, face painting, outdoor games, arts and crafts and all the usual Summerlee fun!

Climate Champions

Climate Champions

4th August 2021

Join the team at David Livingstone Birthplace and become a Climate Change Champion!

The Pure Amazing Wiz of Oz

The Pure Amazing Wiz of Oz

5th August 2021

The Pure Amazing Wiz of Oz is an all singing, all dancing show for all the family not to be missed at East Kilbride Village Theatre on Thursday 5th August!

Scottish Opera Pop-up Opera Tour - A Little bit of HMS Pinafore and The Pirates of Penzance

Scottish Opera Pop-up Opera Tour - A Little bit of HMS Pinafore and The Pirates of Penzance

7th August 2021

Pop-up Opera is back on the road for Summer 2021 with a bumper tour featuring Gilbert & Sullivans' best-loved hits! Don't miss it at East Kilbride Arts Centre on 7th August!

New Events in Lanarkshire

You'll find all the latest Lanarkshire events that have been added to the website right here!

Storytime at David Livingstone Birthplace

Storytime at David Livingstone Birthplace

7th Aug 2021 - 11th Aug 2021

Join the David Livingstone Birthplace team for one their regular storytime sessions!
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Nature Explorers

Nature Explorers

6th Aug 2021 - 13th Aug 2021

Join the David Livingstone Birthplace team for one of their Nature Explorers sessions and explore the meadows and parklands surrounding the museum!
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Crafts at David Livingstone

Crafts at David Livingstone

5th Aug 2021 - 26th Aug 2021

Get creative at David Livingstone Birthplace on Thursday afternoons by joining one of their free craft sessions!
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Latest Lanarkshire News

New park brings summer fun for families

New park brings summer fun for families

A new £3.7 million public park on the site of the former steelworks at Ravenscraig has welcomed its first visitors!
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Aldi launches summer Scottish Beer Festival and helps customers find their perfect craft tipple

Aldi launches summer Scottish Beer Festival and helps customers find their perfect craft tipple

Aldi has launched its summer Scottish Beer Festival with a fun quiz, designed to help customers find the best Scottish craft beer to suit their personality.
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Could your canine companion be top dog

Could your canine companion be top dog

Red Sky Productions are casting for a new family entertainment series for BBC Scotland and are looking for dogs and their humans to take part!
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Summer of staycations in Scotland with Love Seafood

Summer of staycations in Scotland with Love Seafood

Love Seafood is on a mission to inspire the nation to fall in love with seafood and here's a round up of the best award-winning fish and chip shops in Scotland.
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Upcoming Theatre Events in Lanarkshire

Whether you prefer comedy or musicals, ballet or opera, our Lanarkshire theatre listings will have something to suit everyone!

The Pure Amazing Wiz of Oz

The Pure Amazing Wiz of Oz

5th August 2021

The Pure Amazing Wiz of Oz is an all singing, all dancing show for all the family not to be missed at East Kilbride Village Theatre on Thursday 5th August!
Read more

Scottish Opera Pop-up Opera Tour - A Little bit of HMS Pinafore and The Pirates of Penzance

Scottish Opera Pop-up Opera Tour - A Little bit of HMS Pinafore and The Pirates of Penzance

7th August 2021

Pop-up Opera is back on the road for Summer 2021 with a bumper tour featuring Gilbert & Sullivans' best-loved hits! Don't miss it at East Kilbride Arts Centre on 7th August!
Read more

Twist and Shout

Twist and Shout

14th August 2021

An all-star cast from the West End deliver a musical powerhouse of a show that starts with the explosion of Brit Pop in 1962 through to the era of Flower Power and Free Love of the late sixties!
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Upcoming Family & Kids Events in Lanarkshire

Don't be stuck for things to do with the kids in Lanarkshire! We have something for everyone and every pocket...

National Play Day

National Play Day

4th August 2021

Join us in celebrating children's right to play with a fun filled day including stories, face painting, outdoor games, arts and crafts and all the usual Summerlee fun!
Read more

Climate Champions

Climate Champions

4th August 2021

Join the team at David Livingstone Birthplace and become a Climate Change Champion!
Read more

The Pure Amazing Wiz of Oz

The Pure Amazing Wiz of Oz

5th August 2021

The Pure Amazing Wiz of Oz is an all singing, all dancing show for all the family not to be missed at East Kilbride Village Theatre on Thursday 5th August!
Read more

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Activities in Lanarkshire

Step away from the TV remote, choose one or more from our activities selection, and get out of the house to discover new skills, sports and more!

Making Waves

Making Waves

Making Waves have taught more than 16,000 children to swim in Scotland at their own purpose built facility in East Kilbride!

Broadwood Stadium

Broadwood Stadium

Broadwood, one of NL Leisure's larger venues is a hub of sporting activity and has classes, sports and programmes for all the family!

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Attractions in Lanarkshire

Lanarkshire and the surrounding areas have a great mix of sightseeing attractions. If you are looking for a fun family day out or a trip with friends, then look no further!

Biggar Little Festival

Biggar Little Festival

Biggar Little Festival is a family-friendly festival held annually in the historic market town of Biggar - a small town at large!

Wonder World Soft Play East Kilbride

Wonder World Soft Play East Kilbride

Our East Kilbride venue offers families slides, go karts, climbing wall, ball pools, trampolines and much more within our extensive soft play area.

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Eating & Drinking in Lanarkshire

Eating out in Lanarkshire is a joy, with a range of restaurants and cafes on offer and there's a wide selection of places to enjoy a quiet pint or a cheeky cocktail.

Bar 1821 At The Byre

Bar 1821 At The Byre

Bar 1821 At The Byre, East Kilbride is a cocktail, wine and prosecco bar with a fantastic outside beer garden along with a great kids play area!

The Clydesdale Inn

The Clydesdale Inn

The Clydesdale Inn is a free house in the historic town of Lanark, best known for a friendly welcome, excellent real ale, and great company!

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Popular Events

Jurassic Lanark Trail
After 50 million years, the dinosaurs are back! Don't miss your chance to spot them on the Jurassic Lanark Trail this Summer!
Lanark Market Car Boot Sale
An undercover car boot sale is held at Lanark Agricultural Market on Sundays throughout the year from 8am to 2pm!
Jurassic Encounter
An interactive installation of 50 life-sized animatronic dinosaurs from the Jurassic, Triassic and Cretaceous periods is coming to Cuningar Loop this October!
Learn Scottish Broadsword
Ever wanted to learn to sword fight? Interested in history? Then Saorsa's 6 Week Beginners Broadsword Course is just the thing for you!
Hamilton Market
Hamilton BID are holding a new market featuring local artisan businesses every Saturday during August in Quarry Street in the town centre!

Popular Venues

Airdrie Town Hall East Kilbride Arts Centre East Kilbride Village Theatre Lanark Memorial Hall Motherwell Concert Hall and Theatre Rutherglen Town Hall The Town House Hamilton