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

Weekly Online Computing Club for Kids

Weekly Online Computing Club for Kids

10th August 2020 - 19th December 2021
Online Event

Check out ComputerXplorers SEScotland's online kids computing clubs, the perfect way to learn the latest technologies and develop invaluable tech skills.
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New Lanark Markets

New Lanark Markets

Selected dates between 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!
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The Gruffalo Trail

The Gruffalo Trail

Selected dates between 23rd April 2021 - 28th November 2021

Join the Scottish Equestrian Hotel for a woodland adventure exploring their Gruffalo Trail on the ponies!
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Strathaven Miniature Railway 2021 Season

Strathaven Miniature Railway 2021 Season

Selected dates between 1st May 2021 - 25th September 2021

Strathaven Miniature Railway reopens for the 2021 season on Saturday 1st May and will run every Saturday until the end of September!
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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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#StreamMyStory

#StreamMyStory

17th June 2021 - 31st August 2021
Online Event

Scottish Public Libraries will host #StreamMyStory author events online for children to enjoy in the summer holidays!
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WALKCYCLE4AIR Treasure Trail

WALKCYCLE4AIR Treasure Trail

17th June 2021 - 31st August 2021
Various Locations Lanarkshire

A Treasure Trail App game has been launched to offer summer fun in the area around the Hamilton Palace Grounds and Strathclyde Country Park!
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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!
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Family Fun Quizzes and Trails

Family Fun Quizzes and Trails

26th June 2021 - 18th August 2021

Low Parks Museum have a whole host of quizzes and trails in place over the summer which are guaranteed to keep young and old entertained, even the youngest of time detectives!
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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 June 2021 - 29th August 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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ACE Summer Programme

ACE Summer Programme

28th June 2021 - 15th August 2021
Various Locations Lanarkshire

Looking for activities to entertain your children during the summer? SLLC will have a variety of ACE and Tiny ACE activities available at a range of venues across South Lanarkshire!
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Uddingston Sport Camps - Summer

Uddingston Sport Camps - Summer

28th June 2021 - 13th August 2021

Uddingston Sport Camps are back for the Summer Holidays with seven weeks of multi sport camps between the 28th June and 13th August!
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Chatelherault to Low Parks Heritage Trail

Chatelherault to Low Parks Heritage Trail

29th June 2021 - 30th December 2021

Explore the walking and cycling route between two of South Lanarkshire's historic buildings, enjoying local heritage, whilst benefitting your health and wellbeing!
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Camp Out for Cancer Support Scotland

Camp Out for Cancer Support Scotland

1st July 2021 - 30th September 2021
Nationwide

Make a fort in your living room, roll your sleeping bag out in your bedroom or pitch a tent out in your back garden and help raise vital funds for Cancer Support Scotland!
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American Football For Under 16s

American Football For Under 16s

Selected dates between 4th July 2021 - 31st October 2021
Various Locations Lanarkshire

The East Kilbride Pirates and Hamilton Buccaneers offer weekly American Football sessions on Sunday mornings for under 16s!
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Bushcraft Academy

Bushcraft Academy

Selected dates between 5th July 2021 - 9th August 2021

Immersed in nature, your child will learn how to utilise the resources around them on OutLET: Play Resource's Bushcraft Academy at RSPB Barons Haugh!
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Nature Club

Nature Club

Selected dates between 6th July 2021 - 5th October 2021
Hamilton

OutLET: Play Resource's Nature Club for under 5's is a gentle parent and child group where children can play, get muddy and learn about the natural world!
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Art On The Wild Side

Art On The Wild Side

17th July 2021 - 15th August 2021

Art On The Wild Side is a unique exhibition of Wildlife Art in Watercolour by artist Linda Latham at Biggar & Upper Clydesdale Museum!
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Leadhills Miners Library

Leadhills Miners Library

Selected dates between 31st July 2021 - 26th September 2021

Leadhills Miners Library is the oldest subscription library in the British Isles and is now a museum of literature and village life, open weekends May to September!
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Games On The Green

Games On The Green

Selected dates between 2nd August 2021 - 30th August 2021

David Livingstone Birthplace will have a variety of lawn games available for you to play with on Mondays during August!
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Climate Champions

Climate Champions

4th August 2021

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

Crafts at David Livingstone

Selected dates between 5th August 2021 - 26th August 2021

Get creative at David Livingstone Birthplace on Thursday afternoons by joining one of their free craft sessions!
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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!
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Nature Explorers

Nature Explorers

Selected dates between 6th August 2021 - 13th August 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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BGCP Comic and Toy Market Tour: Cumbernauld

BGCP Comic and Toy Market Tour: Cumbernauld

Selected dates between 7th August 2021 - 4th December 2021

The BGCP is back for 2021 but on a smaller socially distanced scale! Don't miss them when they bring their Comic and Toy Market Tour to the Cumbernauld Centre!
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Hamilton Market

Hamilton Market

Selected dates between 7th August 2021 - 28th August 2021
Hamilton

Hamilton BID are holding a new market featuring local artisan businesses every Saturday during August in Quarry Street in the town centre!
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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!
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Storytime at David Livingstone Birthplace

Storytime at David Livingstone Birthplace

Selected dates between 7th August 2021 - 11th August 2021

Join the David Livingstone Birthplace team for one their regular storytime sessions!
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Meet the Gruffalo Storytelling Event

Meet the Gruffalo Storytelling Event

8th August 2021

Whirly Gig are bringing their interactive outdoor event, which tells the famous story of the tiny brown mouse & a very large gruffalo, to Langloch Farm, Lanark on 8th August!
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Carluke Summer Market Fair

Carluke Summer Market Fair

Selected dates between 13th August 2021 - 26th September 2021
Carluke

Carluke's Market Square will be taken over by some of the finest local traders and fun activities for all the family when the Summer Markets are held in August and September!
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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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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: The Good Life Garden

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

15th August 2021
Cambuslang

Come and explore 'The Good Life Garden' on Sunday 15th August when owners Paul and Sheona Brightey open it to the public as part of Scotland's Gardens Scheme!
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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Gardens of the Highest Villages

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Gardens of the Highest Villages

21st August 2021 - 22nd August 2021
Wanlockhead

Explore two delightful gardens in the highest villages in Scotland, Wanlockhead and Leadhills, on 21st & 22nd August as part of Scotland's Gardens Scheme!
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Big Ginger Social

Big Ginger Social

1st September 2021 - 30th September 2021
Nationwide

Throughout the month of September, Cancer Support UK are encouraging you to host a 'Big Ginger Social' to support people currently undergoing cancer treatment.
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My Zen Run

My Zen Run

1st September 2021 - 30th September 2021
Nationwide

Join My Zen Run during September and give your mind and body some self care, whilst helping to provide vital services for families living with Huntington's disease (HD).
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BGCP Comic and Toy Market Tour: Rutherglen

BGCP Comic and Toy Market Tour: Rutherglen

Selected dates between 4th September 2021 - 11th December 2021

The BGCP is back for 2021 but on a smaller socially distanced scale! Don't miss them when they bring their Comic and Toy Market Tour to Rutherglen Exchange Shopping Centre!
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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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It’s A Knockout

It’s A Knockout

17th September 2021 - 19th September 2021

St. Andrew's Hospice are holding their annual 'It’s A Knockout' charity event in Strathclyde Park between the 17th & 19th September!
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Rangers Legends v Shotts Select Charity Rematch

Rangers Legends v Shotts Select Charity Rematch

17th September 2021
Shotts

The Charity Rematch of Rangers Legends v Shotts Select will take place on Friday 17th Septemper at Hannah Park, Shotts!
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inflatable5k - Glasgow

inflatable5k - Glasgow

18th September 2021

The UK's biggest and best Inflatable 5k course, featuring 28 massive obstacles, is heading to Strathclyde Country Park on Saturday 18th September 2021!
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Scotland’s Memory Walk

Scotland’s Memory Walk

18th September 2021 - 19th September 2021
Nationwide

Alzheimer Scotland’s Memory Walk is back for 2021 on Saturday 18th & Sunday 29th September and this year it's your walk, your route, your way!
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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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Carluke On The Run

Carluke On The Run

26th September 2021

Dig out your running shoes, Carluke On The Run is back on Sunday 26th September kick-starting a week of activities for the Jam and Ham Festival!
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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!
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Halloween Bath Bomb Experience

Halloween Bath Bomb Experience

3rd October 2021 - 31st October 2021

Join the team at Lerah in Condorrat, Cumbernauld in October for their Halloween Bath Bomb Making Experience!
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The Tiger Who Came to Tea

The Tiger Who Came to Tea

12th October 2021 - 13th October 2021

Following a smash-hit West End season, the tea-guzzling tiger is back on the road in this delightful family show! Catch it at The Town House Hamilton on the 12th & 13th October!
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What The Ladybird Heard

What The Ladybird Heard

12th October 2021 - 13th October 2021

What the Ladybird Heard will be live on stage at Lanark Memorial Hall for three spectacular performances during the October Week!
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How the Koala Learnt to Hug

How the Koala Learnt to Hug

13th October 2021

Celebrating its tenth anniversary, the charming family musical, How the Koala Learnt to Hug comes to Rutherglen Town Hall on Wednesday 13th October!
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The McDougalls Big Splash!

The McDougalls Big Splash!

14th October 2021

Everyone's favourite children's theatre company, The McDougalls, return to Rutherglen Town Hall with a brand new live musical show for all the family!
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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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American Wrestling

American Wrestling

16th October 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 16th October!
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Tracks And Signs

Tracks And Signs

16th October 2021

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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Zombie Horror 2021

Zombie Horror 2021

29th October 2021 - 30th October 2021

Gorilla Complete Events are back and stepped it up a notch this Halloween with another horror maze event... Zombie Horror!
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Little Fix

Little Fix

20th November 2021

Little Fix are the UK's official number 1 tribute to girl band phenomenon Little Mix don't miss them at Airdrie Town Hall on Saturday 20th November!
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Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty

27th November 2021 - 5th December 2021

Wakey Wakey South Lanarkshire! Set your alarm clocks to panto time! Sleeping Beauty is coming to The Town House Hamilton between the 27th November and 5th December!
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Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty

8th December 2021 - 22nd December 2021

Wakey Wakey South Lanarkshire! Set your alarm clocks to panto time! Sleeping Beauty is coming to Rutherglen Town Hall between the 8th and 22nd December!
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Britney and the Beast

Britney and the Beast

11th December 2021 - 12th December 2021

Join Insideout Productions at Lanark Memorial Hall this Christmas as they take you on a hilarious journey through Pantoland with this new Scottish twist on the old classic tale!
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Pips and Panda’s Christmas Party

Pips and Panda’s Christmas Party

14th December 2021

Join Pips, Panda and the Christmas Fairy for this special Christmas puppet show at Lanark Memorial Hall on 14th December!
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Britney and the Beast

Britney and the Beast

17th December 2021 - 29th December 2021

Join Insideout Productions at East Kilbride Village Theatre this Christmas as they take you on a hilarious journey through Pantoland with this new Scottish twist on the old classic tale!
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Christmas Craft Fayre and Festive Family Fun Day

Christmas Craft Fayre and Festive Family Fun Day

18th December 2021

Make a day of it at Lanark Memorial Hall on Saturday 18th December at SLLC's annual Christmas Craft Fayre and Festive Family Fun Day!
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Lanark Christmas Ceilidh

Lanark Christmas Ceilidh

18th December 2021

Lanark Memorial Hall welcomes the Clyde Valley Ceilidh Band back for an evening of foot stomping tunes and Christmas ceilidhing on Saturday 18th December!
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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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It’s a Wonderful Life

It’s a Wonderful Life

21st December 2021

Enjoy Frank Capra's 1946 classic feel-good movie It's a Wonderful Life at Lanark Memorial Hall on Tuesday 21st December!
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Funbox presents Santa’s Pyjama Party

Funbox presents Santa’s Pyjama Party

29th December 2021

Ho Ho Ho! Funbox invite you to a very special sleepover at The Townhouse Hamilton, but you’ll be too excited to snooze cos we're all staying up for Santa!
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BGCP Comic Con: Rutherglen

BGCP Comic Con: Rutherglen

5th February 2022

It's that time of year to suit up, put on your best cape and mask to make your way to the the iconic Rutherglen Town Hall on Saturday 5th February for the return of BGCP Comic Con: Rutherglen!
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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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Cumbernauld Comic Con

Cumbernauld Comic Con

26th February 2022 - 27th February 2022

The Big Glasgow Comic Page is coming to Cumbernauld! There will exhibitors and traders selling comics, graphic novels, crafts, art, Funko Pop figures and much more!
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Kids Party In The Park

Kids Party In The Park

29th April 2022

After the massive success of Kids Party In The Park 2019, Disco Domes are back at Strathclyde Park on Friday 29th April 2022 for another amazing kids festival!
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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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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