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

Tenement Through Time

Tenement Through Time

27th March 2020 - 31st December 2020

Tenement Through Time is a new, innovative and interactive exhibition which explores tenement life in New Lanark between 1881-1971!
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Teaching Tots & Tea

Teaching Tots & Tea

Selected dates between 7th September 2020 - 14th December 2020
Online Event Lanarkshire

Agape Wellbeing are back with Teaching Tots & Tea, a fun and friendly Parent and Toddler Group, held on Monday mornings!
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St Andrew’s Hospice Light Up A Life

St Andrew’s Hospice Light Up A Life

1st October 2020 - 22nd December 2020
Online Event Lanarkshire

You can celebrate the life of someone special and make a difference to the lives of patients and their loved ones this Christmas by supporting St Andrew's Hospice 'Light Up a Life' campaign!
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St Andrew’s Hospice Virtual Santa Dash

St Andrew’s Hospice Virtual Santa Dash

8th November 2020 - 13th December 2020
Online Event Lanarkshire

The St Andrew's Hospice Santa Dash is back! Santa and his reindeer may have to socially distance this year but they still need your help in their training for the Big Day!
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Lanark Winter Wonderland

Lanark Winter Wonderland

21st November 2020 - 28th December 2020
Lanark

We know how different and difficult this festive season is going to be for all of us... so here's lots of reasons from Discover Lanark why this Christmas in Lanark can still be extra special!
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Explorathon 2020

Explorathon 2020

23rd November 2020 - 29th November 2020
Online Event

Join us for an online, physically-distanced programme of events, celebrating research from Scotland as part of European Researchers' Night!
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SWA Family Wrestling Motherwell - CANCELLED

SWA Family Wrestling Motherwell - CANCELLED

28th November 2020

SWA return to Motherwell Concert Hall on Saturday 28th November with another action packed night of wrestling!
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The Wee G

The Wee G

28th November 2020
Online Event

The Wee G, the sister festival to Gig in the Goil, returns on Saturday 28th November with a virtual festival streamed live from the banks of Loch Goil!
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Jerusalem News

Jerusalem News

1st December 2020 - 31st December 2020
Online Event Lanarkshire

Jerusalem News by Drama Kirk is a short, fun nativity is suitable for primary school children!
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Maggie’s Carols On Your Couch

Maggie’s Carols On Your Couch

3rd December 2020
Online Event

Help Maggie's spread some holiday cheer and join them, with your family, for their online singalong Christmas concert on Thursday 3rd December!
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SocialEyes Virtual Santa’s Grotto

SocialEyes Virtual Santa’s Grotto

5th December 2020
Online Event

The festive season may be looking a little different, but children can still meet Santa Claus as Scottish events company, SocialEyes launches an online grotto to keep the spirit of Christmas alive!
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The Greatest Snowman: A Stayin’ Inn Pantomime

The Greatest Snowman: A Stayin’ Inn Pantomime

5th December 2020
Online Event

With the majority of Scotland on some form of lockdown, no live shows to keep us going and the festive magic all but disappearing, Dopy Dunlap is here to save Christmas!
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Christmas Fair at the Farm - CANCELLED

Christmas Fair at the Farm - CANCELLED

6th December 2020

Celebrate Christmas down on the farm with festive donkeys and a visit to Santa and his tractor-driving elf at the award-winning National Museum of Rural Life!
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Elf Family Fun Run 2020

Elf Family Fun Run 2020

6th December 2020
Online Event

The Maggie’s Forth Valley Elf Family Fun Run is back on Sunday 6th December 2020 and this time it’s VIRTUAL!
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The BIGGAR Christmas Sessions - CANCELLED

The BIGGAR Christmas Sessions - CANCELLED

6th December 2020

Join The Material Geeks on Sunday the 6th of December for two of their new workshops making Festive Bath Bombs or taking part in Santa's Slime Studio!
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Panto-Crime! A Festive Online Murder Mystery

Panto-Crime! A Festive Online Murder Mystery

8th December 2020 - 21st December 2020
Online Event

Pantomime meets Murder Mystery in this festive online series from Whodunnit Events between the 8th - 21st December!
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That’ll Be The Day Christmas Show 2020

That’ll Be The Day Christmas Show 2020

Selected dates between 8th December 2020 - 12th December 2020
Online Event

That'll Be The Day Christmas Special is the essential start to the festive season with a sparkling mix of Christmas hits, fun and nostalgia with that guaranteed 'festive feel good' factor!
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‘Magic of Lapland’ Nature Talk

‘Magic of Lapland’ Nature Talk

10th December 2020
Online Event Lanarkshire

Ahead of Christmas, join Stuart Ritchie, Educational Gardener at Castlebank Horticultural Centre for a look at one of the most unique places on planet Earth, Lapland on the edge of the Arctic Circle!
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Christmas at Clyde Valley Family Park

Christmas at Clyde Valley Family Park

12th December 2020 - 24th December 2020

Come along to Clyde Valley Family Park and enjoy lots of festive fun for all the family this December!
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Gouldings Enchanted Winter Wonderland Forest Trail

Gouldings Enchanted Winter Wonderland Forest Trail

12th December 2020 - 24th December 2020

Join Gouldings for their new magical Christmas experience this year... the Enchanted Winter Wonderland Forest Trail!
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M&D’s On Ice

M&D’s On Ice

12th December 2020 - 3rd January 2021

Enjoy the perfect festive day out at M&D's... skate day and night with family and friends at Scotland’s most magical ice rink!
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Santa Claus Is Coming To New Lanark

Santa Claus Is Coming To New Lanark

Selected dates between 12th December 2020 - 24th December 2020

This December, enjoy a socially distanced breakfast or early dinner with Santa at New Lanark Mill Cafe!
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Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Sandyholm

Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Sandyholm

12th December 2020 - 24th December 2020

Bring your little ones along to Dobbies Sandyholm for an exciting festive experience at Santa's Grotto!
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Santa’s Magical Circus

Santa’s Magical Circus

12th December 2020 - 24th December 2020

Santa Claus has been kidnapped by an evil witch who is trying to ruin Christmas, with the help of a fairy and clown, can you help save Santa and Christmas by finding his outfit, reindeer and more!
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Santa’s Magical Express

Santa’s Magical Express

Selected dates between 12th December 2020 - 23rd December 2020

Enjoy a festive day out for all the family including a magical train ride, visit to Santa's workshop, gift & more!
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The Tolbooth Christmas Shop

The Tolbooth Christmas Shop

12th December 2020 - 7th January 2021

45 local artists and makers will be showcasing their products at The Tolbooth Christmas Shop in Lanark between the 16th November and 7th January!
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A Magical Christmas Afternoon Tea With Santa

A Magical Christmas Afternoon Tea With Santa

13th December 2020

Enjoy a truly magical Christmas themed afternoon tea for adults and children at the 4 Star Alona Hotel on Sunday 13th December!
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Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty

14th December 2020 - 3rd January 2021
Online Event

The Original Online Panto Company is proud to present a magical production from Polka Dot Pantomimes, the spellbinding fairy-tale of Sleeping Beauty!
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Pips and Panda’s Christmas Party - CANCELLED

Pips and Panda’s Christmas Party - CANCELLED

15th December 2020

Join Pips, Panda and the Christmas Fairy for this special Christmas puppet show at Lanark Memorial Hall!
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Christmas Lockdown Drive In Movies

Christmas Lockdown Drive In Movies

18th December 2020 - 20th December 2020

Christmas Lockdown Drive-In is coming to Hamilton! Have a fun filled night and help raise valuable funds for the Catherine McEwan Foundation!
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Lanark Christmas Ceilidh - CANCELLED

Lanark Christmas Ceilidh - CANCELLED

19th December 2020

Lanark Memorial Hall welcomes the Clyde Valley Ceilidh Band back for an evening of foot stomping tunes and Christmas ceilidhing on Saturday 19th December!
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Christmas Kids Silent Disco

Christmas Kids Silent Disco

20th December 2020

You're invited to an alternative Christmas Party this year at M&D's Scotland's Theme Park, come and join the team for their Kids Silent Disco!
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The Secret Theatre

The Secret Theatre

21st December 2020 - 24th December 2020
Online Event

Scottish Ballet will bring the magic of theatre to your home this Christmas thanks to their brand-new film, The Secret Theatre!
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Rapunzel: A Hairy Tale Adventure

Rapunzel: A Hairy Tale Adventure

23rd December 2020 - 4th January 2021
Online Event

The National Theatre of Scotland in partnership with Historic Environment Scotland presents Rapunzel: A Hairy Tale Adventure an online festive show, packed full of songs and filmed at Stirling Castle!
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Christmas Eve Jingle

Christmas Eve Jingle

24th December 2020
National Event

Let's end 2020 with a bit of magic, hope and togetherness by heading outside at 6pm on Christmas Eve and ringing a bell to spread Christmas spirit!
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The McDougall’s Christmas Party - CANCELLED

The McDougall’s Christmas Party - CANCELLED

29th December 2020 - 30th December 2020

Everyone's favourite children's theatre company, The McDougalls, is back by popular demand this December with their captivating Christmas cracker of a show for all the family!
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Willow Harvest

Willow Harvest

7th February 2021

Put on your wellies and join us for the annual Willow Harvest at National Museum of Rural Life, East Kilbride!
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Ariana & Taylor Experience

Ariana & Taylor Experience

6th March 2021

Prepare yourself for a night of Superstar Pop Diva Heaven when the Ariana & Taylor Experience comes to Airdrie Town Hall on March 6th!
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Helicopter Flight Experience

Helicopter Flight Experience

1st April 2021 - 30th October 2021
National Event

Fly high above rolling countryside and local landmarks to witness breathtaking views like you’ve never seen before on a helicopter flight with Adventure 001!
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Twirlywoos Live!

Twirlywoos Live!

6th April 2021

The Twirlywoos are setting sail around the UK and they welcome young fans to join them for a theatrical adventure at Lanark Memorial Hall!
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Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland

9th April 2021 - 17th April 2021

Join Alice as she journeys through Wonderland meeting all kinds of curious creatures when this magical musical adventure for all the family comes to Motherwell Concert Hall!
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Rapunzel

Rapunzel

13th April 2021

With specially recorded music, beautifully made rod puppets, and Steve Smart's masterly puppetry skills, this is a show that will be enjoyed by adults and children alike!
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Oscar and the Quest for the Underground Princess

Oscar and the Quest for the Underground Princess

14th April 2021

Mousetale Puppets present Oscar and The Quest for The Underground Princess at The Town House Hamilton on Wednesday 14th April!
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Kids Party In The Park

Kids Party In The Park

1st May 2021

After the massive success of Kids Party In The Park 2019, Disco Domes are back at Strathclyde Park on Saturday 1st May 2021 for another amazing kids festival!
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It’s A Knockout

It’s A Knockout

7th May 2021 - 9th May 2021

St. Andrew's Hospice are holding their annual 'It’s A Knockout' charity event in Strathclyde Park between the 7th and 9th May!
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American Wrestling

American Wrestling

15th May 2021

Who doesn't love the wrestling? Well now is your chance to come along and see superstars live in action in Hamilton at the Town House on Saturday 15th May!
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inflatable5k - Glasgow

inflatable5k - Glasgow

12th June 2021

The UK's biggest and best Inflatable 5k course, featuring 28 massive obstacles, is heading to Strathclyde Country Park on Saturday 12th June 2021!
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Rock & Roll Rampage

Rock & Roll Rampage

3rd July 2021

Rock n Roll Rampage, Scotland's premier Rock n Roll festival, returns for its fifth year running to Gartcosh Social Club on July 3rd!
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Milkshake! Live - Milkshake Monkey’s Musical

Milkshake! Live - Milkshake Monkey’s Musical

31st July 2021

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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Funbox present Jungle Party

Funbox present Jungle Party

4th September 2021

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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MusicFest Mainstage

MusicFest Mainstage

4th September 2021

Musicfest Mainstage is family-friendly, one-day music festival being held within the grounds of the Uddingston Cricket Club on Saturday 4th September 2021 as part of the Bothwell Scarecrow Festival!
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Alan in Wonderland and the Three Goats Plus…

Alan in Wonderland and the Three Goats Plus…

5th September 2021

Take part in the Mad Hatter's tea party, become trolls under a bridge and help Alan save Alice at East Kilbride Arts Centre on Sunday 5th September 2021!
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Movies to Musicals

Movies to Musicals

16th September 2021

After the success of their 2019 tour, Glasgow Philharmonia bring their Movies to Musicals Show back to Airdrie Town Hall on 16th September 2021!
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Swan Lake

Swan Lake

15th October 2021

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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Christmas Crooners

Christmas Crooners

21st December 2021

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 2021!
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The Story of Guitar Heroes

The Story of Guitar Heroes

19th February 2022

If you like music and guitars you will LOVE this show... don't miss 'The Story of Guitar Heroes' at Motherwell Concert Hall on February 19th!
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Popular Events

Christmas Lockdown Drive In Movies
Christmas Lockdown Drive-In is coming to Hamilton! Have a fun filled night and help raise valuable funds for the Catherine McEwan Foundation!
Christmas at Clyde Valley Family Park
Come along to Clyde Valley Family Park and enjoy lots of festive fun for all the family this December!
Lanark Winter Wonderland
We know how different and difficult this festive season is going to be for all of us... so here's lots of reasons from Discover Lanark why this Christmas in Lanark can still be extra special!
Santa’s Magical Express
Enjoy a festive day out for all the family including a magical train ride, visit to Santa's workshop, gift & more!
Gouldings Enchanted Winter Wonderland Forest Trail
Join Gouldings for their new magical Christmas experience this year... the Enchanted Winter Wonderland Forest Trail!

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