Family And Kids events in Lanarkshire

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

Events in Lanarkshire

Reimagining Hamilton Mausoleum

Reimagining Hamilton Mausoleum

1st December 2021 - 31st July 2022

Architects were invited to design their vision for Hamilton's most famous landmark, the Mausoleum, now you have the opportunity to view these entries at this special exhibition at Low Parks Museum!
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Mermaid Lessons: Children and Adults

Mermaid Lessons: Children and Adults

Selected dates between 12th December 2021 - 14th August 2022

Join Mermaids Scotland at Carluke Leisure Centre for a magical hour long experience in the pool as you visit Merkingdom!
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Drumpellier Junior Parkrun

Drumpellier Junior Parkrun

Selected dates between 2nd January 2022 - 18th December 2022

Drumpellier Junior Parkrun is a weekly, free 2km timed run held on Sunday mornings at Drumpellier Country Park!
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Bookbug at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

Bookbug at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

Selected dates between 17th January 2022 - 19th December 2022

Free, fun and fantastic! North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre hold Bookbug sessions every Monday during term time!
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BGCP Comic & Toy Market: Rutherglen

BGCP Comic & Toy Market: Rutherglen

Selected dates between 19th March 2022 - 19th November 2022

The BGCP is back for 2022! Don't miss them when they return with their popular Comic & Toy Market to Rutherglen Exchange Shopping Centre!
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Low Parks LEGO Club

Low Parks LEGO Club

Selected dates between 19th March 2022 - 5th November 2022

Kids of all ages & abilities are invited along to Low Parks Museum for their friendly & creative Lego Club, fortnightly on Saturdays!
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Chatelherault Market

Chatelherault Market

Selected dates between 3rd April 2022 - 18th December 2022

Held weekly on Sundays Chatelherault Market showcases the best of hand-made products from designers and producers across Scotland!
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Meet The Maker Market

Meet The Maker Market

Selected dates between 9th April 2022 - 24th December 2022

Organised by Continental Marketplace the Meet The Maker Market at M&Ds showcases a variety of Scottish vendors, who both make and sell their own products, selling from artisan wooden chalets!
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New Lanark Markets

New Lanark Markets

Selected dates between 9th April 2022 - 18th December 2022

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

The Path to Bluebell Wood

15th April 2022 - 22nd May 2022

The Path to Bluebell Wood at Biggar and Upper Clydesdale Museum tells the personal journey of Ivy Wallace, author of the 'Pookie' and 'The Animal Shelf' series of children's books.
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BGCP Comic & Toy Market: Cumbernauld

BGCP Comic & Toy Market: Cumbernauld

Selected dates between 16th April 2022 - 10th December 2022

The BGCP is back for 2022! Don't miss them when they return with their popular Comic & Toy Market to the Cumbernauld Centre!
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Strathaven Miniature Railway Season

Strathaven Miniature Railway Season

Selected dates between 16th April 2022 - 24th September 2022

Strathaven Miniature Railway reopens for the 2022 season in April and will run every Saturday until the end of September!
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Drawing On Green Spaces Exhibition

Drawing On Green Spaces Exhibition

19th April 2022 - 22nd July 2022

The Drawing On Green Spaces Exhibition at Low Parks Museum showcases an intriguing variety of beautiful art works inspired by the natural history of Neilsland and Earnock community woodlands!
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Crafts at David Livingstone

Crafts at David Livingstone

Selected dates between 30th April 2022 - 30th July 2022

It's time to get crafty with David Livingstone Birthplace! Aimed at children aged 5-11, each month's session is a different craft activity!
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Hamilton Mausoleum Tour

Hamilton Mausoleum Tour

Selected dates between 1st May 2022 - 20th November 2022

Take a tour of one of the finest private tombs in the country and the town's most striking historic landmark, Hamilton Mausoleum.
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Badger Watch at Falls of Clyde

Badger Watch at Falls of Clyde

Selected dates between 14th May 2022 - 16th August 2022

View badgers, bats and other nocturnal creatures on a Badger Watch event organised by the Falls of Clyde Rangers!
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Bookbug In The Park

Bookbug In The Park

16th May 2022 - 20th May 2022
Various Locations Lanarkshire

Join the SLLC Libraries team as they celebrate Bookbug Week by holding outdoors sessions in parks across South Lanarkshire!
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Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival - GreeningCamGlen Network Let’s Gather

Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival - GreeningCamGlen Network Let’s Gather

16th May 2022

Join GreeningCamGlen Network at Overtoun Park, Rutherglen for some amazing activities as part of SMHAFF 22 including a mindfulness walk, to a silent disco, yoga, creative arts & more!
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Mug Life Parent Pal Coffee Meet

Mug Life Parent Pal Coffee Meet

17th May 2022

Mug Life Parent Pals Coffee Meet is coming to the David Livingstone Centre on Tuesday 17th May for zero-judgement caffeine, cake and chat!
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Family Fun Fair: Blantyre

Family Fun Fair: Blantyre

18th May 2022 - 22nd May 2022

FunTastic Events Family Fun Fair returns to Blantyre's Stonefield Park between Wednesday 18th and Sunday 22nd May with all your favourites from the waltzers to candyfloss!
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Pebble Sense Baby Massage (0-6 months) 5 Week Course

Pebble Sense Baby Massage (0-6 months) 5 Week Course

18th May 2022

Join Pebble Sense for a five week block of Baby Massage (0-6 months) classes beginning on 18th May at Source, Bellshill.
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Coalburn Brass Band Family In Concert

Coalburn Brass Band Family In Concert

20th May 2022

Coalburn Brass Band present a varied programme of music including some well-known Disney classics, music from around the world and much more at East Kilbride Old Parish Church on 20th May!
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Coalburn Brass Band Family In Concert

Coalburn Brass Band Family In Concert

21st May 2022

Coalburn Brass Band present a varied programme of music including some well-known Disney classics, music from around the world and much more at Coalburn Miners Welfare on Saturday 21st May!
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Lanark Car Show

Lanark Car Show

21st May 2022
Lanark

Lanark town centre is all set to host its first Lanark Car Show on Saturday 21st May Featuring a selection of memorable vehicles from the 1930s right through to current models!
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Pretty As Pink

Pretty As Pink

21st May 2022

Don't miss Pretty as Pink, at Motherwell Concert Hall, with a spectacular light show and live band the experience is only beaten by Pink herself!
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The Moon - Discover Our Nearest Neighbour

The Moon - Discover Our Nearest Neighbour

21st May 2022 - 17th August 2022

Humans have gazed up at the Moon for millennia - now you can come a little closer to our nearest neighbour with this stunning exhibition at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre!
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Porsche In The Glen

Porsche In The Glen

22nd May 2022

Come along and see the Scottish Porsche owners as they display modern and classic cars on the main lawn at Calderglen on Sunday 22nd May!
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Wild Birds Of Prey At Drumpellier

Wild Birds Of Prey At Drumpellier

22nd May 2022

Take a walk with the North Lanarkshire Countryside Rangers to look at the various wild bird of prey species present within Drumpellier Country Park!
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Woolly Weekend

Woolly Weekend

28th May 2022 - 29th May 2022

See a shearer at work with Scottish Blackface sheep and enjoy wool-themed family crafts and activities at the Museum of Rural Life's Woolly Weekend!
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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Kilsyth Gardens

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Kilsyth Gardens

29th May 2022
Kilsyth

Explore the neighbouring private gardens of Aeolia and Blackmill in Kilsyth on Sunday 29th May as part of Scotland's Gardens Scheme!
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The Jack & Jill Market - Motherwell

The Jack & Jill Market - Motherwell

29th May 2022

Shop smartly, be savvy and save money when the Jack and Jill Market Motherwell returns to Ravenscraig Regional Sports Facility on Sunday 29th May!
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Big Kid Circus: East Kilbride

Big Kid Circus: East Kilbride

1st June 2022 - 5th June 2022
East Kilbride

Roll Up, Roll Up! The Big Kid Circus is in town with their brand new show MAYHEM! Catch them at The Show Field, East Kilbride between the 1st and 5th June!
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Build Your Own Bird Box

Build Your Own Bird Box

4th June 2022

Make your own bird box to take home and learn all about garden bird conservation with the countryside rangers at Drumpellier Country Park!
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Spike - A Dinosaur Caper

Spike - A Dinosaur Caper

4th June 2022

Spike is the wonderful story of a little girl, her grandmother & her favourite dinosaur - powerfully told through theatrical storytelling & dance at Lanternhouse!
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Lanark Lanimer Week

Lanark Lanimer Week

5th June 2022 - 11th June 2022
Lanark

A fantastic week of celebrations are planned between the 5th and 11th of June 2022 for the annual Lanark Lanimer Week... one of Scotland's oldest traditions!
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Strathaven Round Table Gala Raft Race & BBQ

Strathaven Round Table Gala Raft Race & BBQ

5th June 2022
Strathaven

Make a splash at the start of Strathaven Gala week - join in the fun of the Gala's traditional curtain-raiser - the Strathaven Round Table Raft Race & BBQ held at the Craig Bridge!
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Toddler Massage Sessions

Toddler Massage Sessions

6th June 2022

Join Lauren Thomson at Castlebank Horticultural Centre for her Toddler Massage Sessions, held across three Mondays in June.
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Carluke & District Gala Day

Carluke & District Gala Day

11th June 2022
Carluke

The 2022 Carluke & District Gala Day is being held on Saturday 11th June - a great day out for all the family!
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Cumbernauld Gala Day

Cumbernauld Gala Day

11th June 2022

Come along to the annual Cumbernauld Gala Day on Saturday 11th June at Muirfield Community Centre!
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Newmains & District Gala Day

Newmains & District Gala Day

11th June 2022
Newmains

The annual Newmains & District Gala Day, on Saturday 11th June, is a great day out for all the family!
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Strathaven Gala Day

Strathaven Gala Day

11th June 2022

Come along and enjoy one of Lanarkshire's biggest and best days out at the annual Strathaven Gala Day on Saturday 11th June 2022!
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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: The Good Life Garden

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: The Good Life Garden

12th June 2022
Cambuslang

Come and explore 'The Good Life Garden' on Sunday 12th June when owners Paul and Sheona Brightey open it to the public as part of Scotland's Gardens Scheme!
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South Lanarkshire Super Race Series: Calderglen Family Run of Colour

South Lanarkshire Super Race Series: Calderglen Family Run of Colour

12th June 2022

Take a unique, colourful walk, jog or run, through some of the beautiful grounds of Calderglen Country Park at the Family Run of Colour on Sunday 12th June!
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Badger Watch

Badger Watch

15th June 2022

Learn more about these shy mammals in their natural habitat at Palacerigg Country Park's Badger Watch on Wednesday 15th June!
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Refugee Festival Scotland

Refugee Festival Scotland

17th June 2022 - 26th June 2022
Nationwide

Refugee Festival Scotland is back with a packed programme of events showcasing refugee arts and culture!
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Scottish Opera Pop-up Opera Tour

Scottish Opera Pop-up Opera Tour

18th June 2022

Scottish Opera's Pop-up Opera is back with three brilliant half-hour shows for audiences of all ages at Summerlee Museum on Saturday 18th June!
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St Andrew’s Hospice Midnight Walk

St Andrew’s Hospice Midnight Walk

18th June 2022

Walk in memory of a friend or loved one, as a way of keeping fit or simply to do something a little different on a Saturday night on the St Andrew's Hospice Midnight Walk!
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Summerlee Museum Model Railway Show

Summerlee Museum Model Railway Show

18th June 2022 - 19th June 2022

The annual Summerlee Model Railway Show is being held on Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th June, come along and see model railway layouts, model vehicles and more!
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Tiny Tots Nursery Summer Fayre

Tiny Tots Nursery Summer Fayre

18th June 2022

Come along to Tiny Tots Nursery in Cumbernauld on Saturday 18th June for their Summer Fayre complete with bouncy castles, stalls, home baking, a tombola and more!
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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Dippoolbank Cottage

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Dippoolbank Cottage

19th June 2022
Carnwath

Explore the grounds of Dippoolbank Cottage, between Forth and Carnwath, when it opens to the public on Sunday 19th June as part of Scotland's Gardens Scheme!
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Summer Walk at Baron’s Haugh

Summer Walk at Baron’s Haugh

25th June 2022

Join the reserve ranger for the third in their series of guided walks exploring RSPB Baron's Haugh as the seasons change!
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The Life Of Trees

The Life Of Trees

25th June 2022

Join the countryside ranger service to explore Dalzell Estate Arboretum and learn more about different stages of trees' lives, their survival strategies and how to identify them.
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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Lindsaylands

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Lindsaylands

26th June 2022
Biggar

Explore herbaceous borders, a beautiful Nepeta walkway, a working kitchen garden, greenhouses and woodland walks at Lindsaylands as part of Scotland's Gardens Scheme!
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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Little Sparta

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Little Sparta

Selected dates between 28th June 2022 - 6th September 2022

Little Sparta is Ian Hamilton Finlay's greatest work of art. Come and explore the grounds as part of Scotland’s Gardens Scheme!
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Summer Holiday Nature Club

Summer Holiday Nature Club

Selected dates between 28th June 2022 - 9th August 2022

Over the summer RSPB Baron's Haugh will be hosting four Nature Club sessions giving budding young naturalists the opportunity to find out more about their local wildlife!
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Glitz and Glamour The Golden Age of Cinema in Scotland

Glitz and Glamour The Golden Age of Cinema in Scotland

30th June 2022 - 23rd October 2022

This colourful exhibition at Summerlee Museum of Scottish Industrial Life showcases artefacts from Scotland's largest cinema collection!
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Inflatable 5K

Inflatable 5K

2nd July 2022

The UK's biggest and best Inflatable 5k course, featuring 32 massive obstacles, is heading to Strathclyde Country Park on Saturday 2nd July!
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Rock & Roll Rampage

Rock & Roll Rampage

2nd July 2022

Rock n Roll Rampage, Scotland's premier Rock n Roll festival, returns for its fifth year to Gartcosh Social Club on Saturday 2nd July!
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The Gruffalo

The Gruffalo

5th July 2022 - 7th July 2022

Join Mouse on a daring adventure through the deep, dark wood in Tall Stories' magical, musical adaptation of the classic picture book, The Gruffalo, at Lanark Memorial Hall!
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Explore The South Calder Walkway

Explore The South Calder Walkway

9th July 2022

Discover the beauty of the South Calder water as it makes its way through the steep-sided gorges and forest within Strathclyde County Park.
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Milkshake! Live - Milkshake Monkey’s Musical

Milkshake! Live - Milkshake Monkey’s Musical

16th July 2022

Don't miss all your favourites including Fireman Sam, Noddy, Shimmer & Shine, Digby Dragon, Wissper, Nella the Princess Knight and the Floogals when Milkshake! Live returns to Motherwell Concert Hall!
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Deeply Dippy

Deeply Dippy

23rd July 2022

Join the North Lanarkshire Countryside Rangers at Strathclyde Park and discover what lurks below the surface of the wildlife pond!
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Fireman Sam Saves the Circus

Fireman Sam Saves the Circus

23rd July 2022 - 24th July 2022

Join Sam, Penny, Elvis, Station Officer Steele and Norman in an all singing, dancing, action-packed show when Fireman Sam Saves the Circus comes to Motherwell Concert Hall in July!
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Spellsound

Spellsound

23rd July 2022

Mr Fibbers & Magic Gareth have teamed up for a one of a kind super awesome kid's show filled with comedy songs and magic tricks that will blow your mind!
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The McDougalls Big Splash!

The McDougalls Big Splash!

3rd August 2022

Everyone's favourite children's theatre company, The McDougalls, return to Motherwell Concert Hall with a brand new live musical show for all the family!
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Dinosaur Adventure Live

Dinosaur Adventure Live

4th August 2022

Dinosaur Adventure Live, the greatest prehistoric show on Earth, is coming to Lanark Memorial Hall this Summer!
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The McDougalls Big Splash!

The McDougalls Big Splash!

4th August 2022

Everyone's favourite children's theatre company, The McDougalls, return to East Kilbride Village Theatre with a brand new live musical show for all the family!
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Scottish Tiktokers Charity Football Match

Scottish Tiktokers Charity Football Match

7th August 2022

Watch your favourite Scottish Tiktokers going head to head in this football match in aid of the Glasgow Children's Hospital Charity!
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Pop Princesses

Pop Princesses

8th August 2022

Pop Princesses at Motherwell Concert Hall is a musical spectacular starring four fabulous Fairy tale Princesses who just love to sing!
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Artie’s Singing Kettle

Artie’s Singing Kettle

11th August 2022

The Singing Kettle's founder, Artie, performs a generation's favourite kids' songs when he comes to Motherwell Concert Hall on 11th August!
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Polar Bears Go, Go, Go!

Polar Bears Go, Go, Go!

13th August 2022 - 14th August 2022

Join the very lovable but slightly hapless Polar Bears at Lanternhouse as they set off on their holiday adventures... what could go wrong?
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Funbox present Jungle Party

Funbox present Jungle Party

14th August 2022

It's time to stop 'lion' around, pack up your 'trunks', be a 'snappy dresser' and get up to some 'monkey business' because FUNBOX are having a JUNGLE PARTY in Motherwell - and you're all invited!
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Night Shift at Drumpellier

Night Shift at Drumpellier

24th August 2022

As dusk falls Drumpellier comes alive, join this popular and free night walk and spot some nocturnal wildlife!
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Tracks and Signs at Palacerigg

Tracks and Signs at Palacerigg

27th August 2022

Join the Countryside Rangers in Palacerigg Country Park as they go in search of the tracks, trails and signs our wild mammals leave behind.
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MusicFest Mainstage

MusicFest Mainstage

10th September 2022

Musicfest Mainstage is family-friendly, one-day music festival being held within the grounds of the Uddingston Cricket Club on Saturday 10th September as part of the Bothwell Scarecrow Festival!
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Cumbernauld 10K

Cumbernauld 10K

11th September 2022

The ever popular Cumbernauld 10K returns for 2022 to Broadwood Stadium on Sunday 11th September!
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Twilight Stroll

Twilight Stroll

16th September 2022

Join the Whitelee Countryside Rangers for a twilight stroll through the windfarm spotting the night-time creatures who inhabit the moors!
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Brilliant Bats at RSPB Baron’s Haugh

Brilliant Bats at RSPB Baron’s Haugh

17th September 2022

Join the reserve warden for a twilight walk to track down the bats around RSPB Baron's Haugh, and find out all about these nocturnal creatures!
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Tracks and Signs at Strathclyde Country Park

Tracks and Signs at Strathclyde Country Park

17th September 2022

Join the Countryside Rangers in Strathclyde Country Park as they go in search of the tracks, trails and signs our wild mammals leave behind.
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Room On The Broom

Room On The Broom

8th October 2022 - 10th October 2022

Jump on board the broom with the witch and her cat in Tall Stories' fun-filled adaptation of Room on the Broom at the Town House Hamilton!
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Swan Lake

Swan Lake

14th October 2022

After the sold-out performances of Nutcracker last year, Russian National Ballet return to the UK with the most famous Ballet of all time... Swan Lake!
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The Smartest Giant In Town

The Smartest Giant In Town

15th October 2022 - 16th October 2022

This heart-warming tale about friendship and helping those in need is brought to life in a musical, puppet-filled adventure! Don't miss The Smartest Giant In Town at Lanark Memorial Hall in October!
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The McDougalls: Party Time

The McDougalls: Party Time

19th October 2022

The McDougalls, everyone's favourite children's theatre company, returns by popular demand to Rutherglen Town Hall with their five-star fun-filled family show!
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I Spy With My Little Eye

I Spy With My Little Eye

20th October 2022

There'll be a treasure hunt, all your favourite sing along songs and lots of party games when 'I Spy With My Little Eye' comes to Rutherglen Town Hall on October 20th!
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Pop Princesses

Pop Princesses

21st October 2022

Pop Princesses at Lanark Memorial Hall is a musical spectacular starring four fabulous Fairy tale Princesses who just love to sing!
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Autumn Walk at RSPB Baron’s Haugh

Autumn Walk at RSPB Baron’s Haugh

22nd October 2022

Come along and learn about the birds that come to this wonderful nature reserve as the weather turns and the nights get longer!
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Cinderella

Cinderella

13th November 2022 - 2nd January 2023

Motherwell Theatre have once again teamed up with Spillers Pantomimes to bring their production of Cinderella to the venue this Christmas!
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Habitats and History at RSPB Baron’s Haugh

Habitats and History at RSPB Baron’s Haugh

19th November 2022

RSPB Baron's Haugh is a brilliant place for wildlife, but did you know it also has a fascinating history? Join this guided walk and hear about its historical delights!
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Winter Tales

Winter Tales

26th November 2022 - 28th January 2023

Winter Tales at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre is an enchanting winter exhibition for families and younger visitors!
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Festive Wreath Making at Baron’s Haugh

Festive Wreath Making at Baron’s Haugh

10th December 2022

Join the RSPB to enjoy a seasonal wander around Baron's Haugh to gather all kinds of natural craft materials and make your own festive wreath!
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Maw Goose

Maw Goose

10th December 2022 - 11th December 2022

From the producers that brought you last year's hit family pantomime 'Britney and the Beast' Insideout Theatre Productions Ltd return to Lanark Memorial Hall with Maw Goose!
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Maw Goose

Maw Goose

16th December 2022 - 29th December 2022

From the producers that brought you last year's hit family pantomime 'Britney and the Beast' Insideout Theatre Productions Ltd return to East Kilbride Village Theatre with Maw Goose!
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Christmas Crooners

Christmas Crooners

21st December 2022

Guaranteed to get you in the festive mood, come and sing along to great songs from Christmas past with the Christmas Crooners at Motherwell Concert Hall on December 21st!
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Chatelherault Market
Held weekly on Sundays Chatelherault Market showcases the best of hand-made products from designers and producers across Scotland!
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!
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!
Dave Gorman: Powerpoint to the People
Dave Gorman will bring his new live show 'Powerpoint to the People' to Motherwell Concert Hall on Thursday 20th October!
Meet The Maker Market
Organised by Continental Marketplace the Meet The Maker Market at M&Ds showcases a variety of Scottish vendors, who both make and sell their own products, selling from artisan wooden chalets!

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