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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!

David Livingstone Birthplace Opening

David Livingstone Birthplace Opening

28th July 2021

Reopening on July 28th, David Livingstone Birthplace is set in 11 acres of beautiful park land and includes nature trails, the Livingstone and Lion sculpture, and a brand-new play park!

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!

New Lanark Markets

New Lanark Markets

3rd April 2021 - 19th December 2021

New Lanark's regular indoor and outdoor market's showcase the best of hand-made products from designers and producers across Scotland!

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!

The Ceilidh Craic & Culture Club

The Ceilidh Craic & Culture Club

24th June 2021
Online Event

The Ceilidh Craic & Culture Club is a monthly online concert series that features the very best musical line-ups from the Scottish Dance Band and Folk music scene!

Sudden Death at Thornbury Manor - A Virtual Murder Mystery

Sudden Death at Thornbury Manor - A Virtual Murder Mystery

25th June 2021 - 27th June 2021
Online Event

Can your household solve this crime from the comfort of the sofa? Award winning Murder Mystery Theatre Company, MurderedforMoney, go back online for three days of intrique and suspense in the 1920s!

Jurassic Lanark Trail

Jurassic Lanark Trail

25th June 2021 - 29th August 2021
Lanark

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

The Coming Back Out Ball

The Coming Back Out Ball

26th June 2021
Online Event

The Coming Back Out Ball, hosted by Karen Dunbar and Jamie Rea, is a glorious online celebration of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and gender diverse, and intersex elders!

New Events in Lanarkshire

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

Carl Hutchinson Live

Carl Hutchinson Live

29th January 2022

After two consecutive sell-out years, Carl Hutchinson returns with a brand new show! Catch him at Motherwell Concert Hall on Saturday 29th January!
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David Livingstone Birthplace Opening

David Livingstone Birthplace Opening

28th July 2021

Reopening on July 28th, David Livingstone Birthplace is set in 11 acres of beautiful park land and includes nature trails, the Livingstone and Lion sculpture, and a brand-new play park!
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Viva Espana

Viva Espana

14th August 2021

Anyone else missing their holidays abroad? Join the Alona Hotel for their Spanish Fiesta where they'll serve up your holiday favourites - paella, sangria, Flamenco dancers and disco!
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Latest Lanarkshire News

cinch presents TRNSMT Festival is back for the part of the summer!

cinch presents TRNSMT Festival is back for the part of the summer!

cinch presents TRNSMT will finally return to Glasgow Green from 10th – 12th September, following a year without live music in Scotland, for a festival weekend like no other!
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Riverside Museum celebrates 10 incredible years since opening

Riverside Museum celebrates 10 incredible years since opening

Ten years ago Riverside Museum opened in Glasgow to much critical and public acclaim.
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The Bark of Ayrshire immortalised in bronze

The Bark of Ayrshire immortalised in bronze

Canine celebrities Olive & Mabel, joined their owner Andrew Cotter at the Poet's Path in Alloway this week to meet another doggie duo, The Twa Dogs!
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World Refugee Day to be celebrated as part of cultural programme of events at Glasgow Fan Zone

World Refugee Day to be celebrated as part of cultural programme of events at Glasgow Fan Zone

Declan Welsh & the Decadent West have been added to the line-up for the special World Refugee Day concert taking place at Glasgow Green this afternoon!
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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!

Little Red And The Big Bad Wolf

Little Red And The Big Bad Wolf

6th July 2021

Filled with live music, colourful characters and puppetry, this wonderful outdoor family musical from Folksy Theatre at M&Ds has something for everyone!
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The Pure Amazing Wiz of Oz

The Pure Amazing Wiz of Oz

30th July 2021

The Pure Amazing Wiz of Oz is an all singing, all dancing show for all the family not to be missed at The Town House, Hamilton on Friday 30th July!
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The Pure Amazing Wiz of Oz

The Pure Amazing Wiz of Oz

1st August 2021

The Pure Amazing Wiz of Oz is an all singing, all dancing show for all the family not to be missed at Lanark Memorial Hall on Sunday 1st August!
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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...

Jurassic Lanark Trail

Jurassic Lanark Trail

25th Jun 2021 - 29th Aug 2021
Lanark

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

The Gruffalo Trail

The Gruffalo Trail

25th June 2021

Join the Scottish Equestrian Hotel for a woodland adventure exploring their Gruffalo Trail on the ponies!
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Jurassic Adventures - Kids Craft & STEM Workshops (Part of Jurassic Lanark’s Dinosaur Trail)

Jurassic Adventures - Kids Craft & STEM Workshops (Part of Jurassic Lanark’s Dinosaur Trail)

26th Jun 2021 - 29th Aug 2021
Lanark

Material Geeks are running a series of workshops in Lanark this summer to compliment Discover Lanark with their 'Walking in their Footsteps' Dinosaur trail!
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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!

East Kilbride Pirates American Football Club

East Kilbride Pirates American Football Club

Formed in 1985, the East Kilbride Pirates are Scotland's leading American Football club!

Playsport East Kilbride

Playsport East Kilbride

Playsport is a purpose built 90 acre park in East Kilbride, Scotland offering a vast array of indoor and outdoor sport, entertainment and leisure pursuits.

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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!

Summerlee Museum of Scottish Industrial Life

Summerlee Museum of Scottish Industrial Life

Summerlee, the museum of Scottish industrial life - in Coatbridge, Lanarkshire - is a VisitScotland '4 Star' visitor attraction and 'Best Working Attraction' award-winner.

Rutherglen Town Hall

Rutherglen Town Hall

Following its highly successful renovation, Rutherglen Town Hall now houses an award winning cafe and hosts a variety of performances from dramatic plays to musicals to kids shows!

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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.

Di Maggios East Kilbride

Di Maggios East Kilbride

Our East Kilbride branch is a 250 seater Italian restaurant, popular with families who appreciate the home-cooked varied menu, indoor and outdoor children...

Gillespie Centre

Gillespie Centre

The Gillespie Centre is situated at the heart of the town and is operated by Biggar Kirk with a small staff team and 40 volunteers who are committed to 'serving the community'!

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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!
David Livingstone Birthplace Opening
Reopening on July 28th, David Livingstone Birthplace is set in 11 acres of beautiful park land and includes nature trails, the Livingstone and Lion sculpture, and a brand-new play park!
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!
New Lanark Markets
New Lanark's regular indoor and outdoor market's showcase the best of hand-made products from designers and producers across Scotland!
Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Viewpark Gardens and Allotments
Explore the thriving community of contemporary allotments, each with its own character, at Viewpark Gardens and Allotments as part of Scotland's Gardens Scheme!

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