Community events in Lanarkshire

View all the upcoming Community events taking place throughout Lanarkshire below or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Lanarkshire

Lanark Lanimers: A Wee Look Back!

Lanark Lanimers: A Wee Look Back!

28th May 2021 - 5th September 2021

Learn about the community spirit and passion that surrounds Lanimers at New Lanark's brand new exhibition, Lanark Lanimers: A Wee Look Back!
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Pedal In the Park

Pedal In the Park

14th August 2021 - 15th August 2021

Join Wee Cycle Cumbernauld CIC at Palacerigg Country Park on the 14th and 15th August for their free cycling event, Pedal In the Park!
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Carluke Jam & Ham Festival

Carluke Jam & Ham Festival

26th September 2021 - 2nd October 2021
Carluke

The Carluke Jam & Ham Festival is a festival of food and music, celebrating the towns rich history in food products!
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Events in East Renfrewshire

The Big Barrhead Scarecrow Festival

The Big Barrhead Scarecrow Festival

16th October 2021 - 30th October 2021

All About Barrhead have announced that their Big Barrhead Scarecrow Festival is making a return for 2021 and they're inviting all residents and businesses within the town to take part!

Find out about The Big Barrhead Scarecrow Festival on What's On East Renfrewshire
Big Barrhead Hallowe’en Parade

Big Barrhead Hallowe’en Parade

30th October 2021

Get ready for the return of the annual Big Barrhead Hallowe'en Parade on Saturday 30th October featuring their spooktacular parade and huge firework finale!

Find out about Big Barrhead Hallowe’en Parade on What's On East Renfrewshire
A Very, Merry, Clarkston Christmas

A Very, Merry, Clarkston Christmas

20th November 2021

The most popular festive event in East Renfrewshire, 'A Very, Merry, Clarkston Christmas', makes its return to Clarkston Halls & Car Pak on Saturday 20th November!

Find out about A Very, Merry, Clarkston Christmas on What's On East Renfrewshire
Eaglesham Fair

Eaglesham Fair

4th June 2022

It's always a fun filled family day out at the bi-annual Eaglesham Fair being held on Saturday 4th June 2022!

Find out about Eaglesham Fair on What's On East Renfrewshire

Events in Edinburgh and the Lothians

Music, Poetry and Silence for Healing

Music, Poetry and Silence for Healing

Selected dates between 18th July 2021 - 22nd August 2021

Join us at Greyfriars Kirk for a series of special evenings of quietness and reflection – a time for sharing our loss, for healing and hope.

Find out about Music, Poetry and Silence for Healing on What's On Edinburgh
Meander Apparel Sunday Socials

Meander Apparel Sunday Socials

Selected dates between 25th July 2021 - 25th June 2022

Meander Apparel Sunday Socials are free weekly bike rides leaving from the George Street store, providing the chance for any casual cyclists to meet new people with common interests.

Find out about Meander Apparel Sunday Socials on What's On Edinburgh
The Forth Awards

The Forth Awards

18th November 2021

The Forth Awards 2021 - What are you waiting for? An afternoon with the stars awaits at the Usher Hall in November!

Find out about The Forth Awards on What's On Edinburgh
The Royal Highland Show

The Royal Highland Show

23rd June 2022 - 26th June 2022

One of Scotland's most iconic events, The Royal Highland Show, returns to the Royal Highland Centre between the 23rd and 26th June 2022!

Find out about The Royal Highland Show on What's On Edinburgh

Events in Fife

Death Cafe at the Botanics

Death Cafe at the Botanics

Selected dates between 21st July 2021 - 25th August 2021

Held across the UK, Death Cafés are welcoming, safe and friendly meetings for people, often strangers, to openly discuss something that affects us all.

Find out about Death Cafe at the Botanics on What's On Fife
Aberdour Festival - POSTPONED

Aberdour Festival - POSTPONED

30th July 2021 - 8th August 2021

The Aberdour Festival is possibly the best festival of the Summer, each year playing host to an exciting and packed programme of events!

Find out about Aberdour Festival - POSTPONED on What's On Fife
Fife Fest

Fife Fest

11th September 2021 - 12th September 2021

Enjoy a great weekend of music and entertainment from some of the Top Tribute Bands in the UK along with some of local talent at Fife Fest this September!

Find out about Fife Fest on What's On Fife

Events in Glasgow

Govanhill International Festival and Carnival

Govanhill International Festival and Carnival

2nd August 2021 - 15th August 2021

Govanhill International Festival and Carnival is a cultural celebration of our unique community, including a Carnival Parade on Saturday 7th August and a whole host of other events!

Find out about Govanhill International Festival and Carnival on What's On Glasgow
Battlefield in Bloom

Battlefield in Bloom

21st August 2021 - 22nd August 2021

Being held on Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd August, Battlefield in Bloom is a daylight Window Wanderland event!

Find out about Battlefield in Bloom on What's On Glasgow
Largs Viking Festival & Festival of Fire

Largs Viking Festival & Festival of Fire

28th August 2021 - 5th September 2021

The 2021 Largs Viking Festival & Festival of Fire, marking the 1263 Battle of Largs, will be held between the 28th August and 5th September!

Find out about Largs Viking Festival & Festival of Fire on What's On Glasgow
Glasgow’s Pride March and Mardi Gla

Glasgow’s Pride March and Mardi Gla

4th September 2021

Glasgow's Pride March and Mardi Gla will be held on Saturday 4th September kicking off in front of The SSE Hydro before weaving its way into City Centre!

Find out about Glasgow’s Pride March and Mardi Gla on What's On Glasgow
Volunteer Action Day: Wildflower Meadow

Volunteer Action Day: Wildflower Meadow

11th September 2021

Your Community Wildflower Meadow needs some annual TLC! Join the Castlemilk Park Project team for their Volunteer Action Day on Saturday 11th September!

Find out about Volunteer Action Day: Wildflower Meadow on What's On Glasgow
Helensburgh Winter Festival

Helensburgh Winter Festival

27th November 2021 - 28th November 2021

Helensburgh Winter Festival, one of the most popular events on the local calendar, returns in a slightly scaled down, but no less fun version on 27th & 28th November!

Find out about Helensburgh Winter Festival on What's On Glasgow

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

Stirling Highland Games

Stirling Highland Games

21st August 2021

The annual Stirling Highland Games returns for its 150-year celebration on Saturday 21st August 2021, promising a great day out for all the family!

Find out about Stirling Highland Games on What's On Stirling

Events in Other Areas

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Popular Events

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 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!
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!
Dalzell At Dusk
Join NLC Countryside Rangers on a guided walk through this historic estate, where the mature woodlands provide an excellent habitat for night-loving creatures like bats, badgers, owls and more!
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!

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