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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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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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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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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Baby & Toddler Cafe

Baby & Toddler Cafe

Selected dates between 31st August 2021 - 10th December 2021

On Wednesday and Friday mornings The NCT Centre hosts a Baby & Toddler Cafe... come along and enjoy a cake and coffee while your wee one plays!
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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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Beat The Street Cambuslang and Rutherglen

Beat The Street Cambuslang and Rutherglen

15th September 2021 - 27th October 2021
Various Locations Lanarkshire

Beat the Street is a fun, free initiative that will see the streets of Cambuslang and Rutherglen transformed into a giant game during September and October!
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Beat The Street North Lanarkshire

Beat The Street North Lanarkshire

15th September 2021 - 27th October 2021
Various Locations Lanarkshire

Beat the Street is a fun, free initiative that will see the streets of North Lanarkshire transformed into a giant game during September and October!
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Pumpkin Picking at Valley View

Pumpkin Picking at Valley View

1st October 2021 - 24th October 2021

Have fun and pick and carve your own pumpkin at Valley View at Gouldings between Friday 1st and Sunday 24th 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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Street Art Exhibition

Street Art Exhibition

8th October 2021 - 24th October 2021
Biggar

Stretching the full length of Biggar High Street with more than 50 shops participating the Biggar Little Street Art Exhibition is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate local talent!
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Clyde Valley Family Park Pumpkin Festival

Clyde Valley Family Park Pumpkin Festival

9th October 2021 - 31st October 2021

From the 15th until the 31st of October ALL children visiting Clyde Valley Family Park will get to choose their own FREE pumpkin as part of their ticket and the park's Pumpkin Festival!
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Halloween Pony Event

Halloween Pony Event

Selected dates between 9th October 2021 - 31st October 2021

Turlood Equestrian Centre in Lesmahagow are holding spooktacular 'Ride & Play' sessions during October!
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Pumpkin Festival at M&D’s

Pumpkin Festival at M&D’s

9th October 2021 - 31st October 2021

The annual Pumpkin Festival at M&D’s is a fantastic experience for the whole family featuring Pumpkin picking, Halloween themed games, spooky storytelling and more!
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Seasonal Craft Fairs

Seasonal Craft Fairs

Selected dates between 9th October 2021 - 11th December 2021

Back by popular demand... LEAP's market stalls are back in Cambuslang, this time bringing you seasonal gifts galore!
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Drumpellier Junior Parkrun

Drumpellier Junior Parkrun

Selected dates between 17th October 2021 - 26th December 2021

Drumpellier Junior Parkrun is a weekly, free 2km timed run held on Sunday mornings at Drumpellier Country Park!
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Biggar Little Artists’ Exhibition

Biggar Little Artists’ Exhibition

22nd October 2021 - 24th October 2021

The Biggar Little Festival will host a Biggar Little Artists' Exhibition in October showcasing the talents of artists from Biggar and the surrounding area!
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Children of Eden

Children of Eden

22nd October 2021 - 24th October 2021

Join Shine Youth Music Theatre on a life changing journey at Motherwell Concert Hall as they present their entire company as you've never seen them before!
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Magical School of Curious Creatures

Magical School of Curious Creatures

22nd October 2021 - 24th October 2021

Celebrate Halloween at the Falls of Clyde's Magical School of Curious Creatures where you will learn about creatures of the night, create potions, cast spells, make brooms and learn to fly!
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Halloween Spooktacular at Dobbies Sandyholm

Halloween Spooktacular at Dobbies Sandyholm

28th October 2021 - 31st October 2021

Enjoy Halloween as a family this year at Dobbies Sandyholm with terrifying treats, creepy craft activities and ghoulish games!
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Haunted Maize Maze

Haunted Maize Maze

28th October 2021 - 31st October 2021

Between the 28th and 31st October terrifying characters will entertain and scare you from beyond the grave at Valley View at Gouldings' Haunted Maize Maze!
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M&Ds Halloween Drive In Movies

M&Ds Halloween Drive In Movies

29th October 2021 - 31st October 2021

M&D’s is getting into the spooky spirit and is celebrating Halloween with the return of their ever popular Drive in Movies!
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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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The Phantom of the Opera (1925) with LIVE Musical Accompaniment

The Phantom of the Opera (1925) with LIVE Musical Accompaniment

30th October 2021

Unmask the spine-chilling Phantom of the Opera with this screening of the 1925 silent horror film at Summerlee Museum of Scottish Industrial Life!
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Halloween at Biggar Museum

Halloween at Biggar Museum

31st October 2021

Witches, goblins, ghouls... who knows what you might find inside Biggar & Upper Clydesdale Museum this Halloween!
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Halloween at David Livingstone Birthplace

Halloween at David Livingstone Birthplace

31st October 2021

Book your place and prepare to get witch-crafty this Halloween at at David Livingstone Birthplace, be inspired by their gruesome show and tell, before making something horrid of your own.
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Halloween Character Dining

Halloween Character Dining

31st October 2021

This Halloween, Crossbasket Castle have teamed up with their lovely friends at Wish Upon a Star Entertainment, as they welcome you to dine with Ariel and Ursula!
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Bonfire Night Celebration

Bonfire Night Celebration

5th November 2021

Looking for a safe and fun way to enjoy bonfire night? Join Hamilton Accies for their annual firework display on Friday 5th November!
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Laser Show

Laser Show

5th November 2021

M&D's Scotland's Theme are getting ready to light up the sky for a spectacular full colour light display show to amazing musical tracks on Guy Fawkes Night – Friday 5th November!
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Christmas Fayre

Christmas Fayre

6th November 2021

It's never too early to start your festive shopping - or just treat yourself! Join LAMS for their Christmas Fayre at The Tolbooth Lanark on 6th November!
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Creative Strathaven Christmas Makers Market

Creative Strathaven Christmas Makers Market

13th November 2021 - 14th November 2021

Get all of your Christmas shopping done under one roof at Creative Strathaven's annual Christmas Makers Market on November 13th and 14th!
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Marvellous Migrants at Baron’s Haugh

Marvellous Migrants at Baron’s Haugh

13th November 2021

Come along and learn about the birds that make Baron's Haugh their own during the winter months after flying thousands of miles to spend the winter in Scotland!
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Rotten to the Core - An Interactive Family Show

Rotten to the Core - An Interactive Family Show

14th November 2021

Wicked Entertainment will take you on a journey full of singing and dancing when they bring Rotten to the Core, an interactive family show, to Legends Bar, Cambuslang!
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M&Ds Christmas Drive In Movies

M&Ds Christmas Drive In Movies

19th November 2021 - 21st November 2021

M&Ds are screening a fantastic line-up of festive drive-in classics for all the family between the 19th and 21st November!
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Christmas Pony Event

Christmas Pony Event

Selected dates between 20th November 2021 - 19th December 2021

Join the team at Turlood Equestrian Centre for their 'Ride & Play' sessions with a Christmas twist!
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Little Fix - POSTPONED

Little Fix - POSTPONED

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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The Clydesdale Horse Society Winter Fair

The Clydesdale Horse Society Winter Fair

20th November 2021
Lanark

The annual Clydesdale Horse Society Winter Fair takes place at Lanark Agricultural Centre on Saturday 20th November at Lanark Agricultural Centre!
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The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz

20th November 2021 - 4th January 2022

Motherwell Theatre again team up with Spillers Pantomimes to present this adventure over the rainbow!
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Kids Christmas Craft Workshops: A Very Hogwarts Christmas & Santa’s Slime Studio

Kids Christmas Craft Workshops: A Very Hogwarts Christmas & Santa’s Slime Studio

21st November 2021

Join the Material Geeks at The Gillespie Centre in Biggar for this year's CHRISTMAS SESSIONS: A Very Hogwarts Christmas & Santa's Slime Studio!
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Biggar Museum Late Night Christmas Shopping

Biggar Museum Late Night Christmas Shopping

26th November 2021

Biggar & Upper Clydesdale Museum is hosting a late night Christmas Shopping event featuring specially invited guests who'll be selling their products from the Old Victorian street inside the museum!
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M&D’s On Ice

M&D’s On Ice

26th November 2021 - 4th January 2022

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’s Magical Circus

Santa’s Magical Circus

26th November 2021 - 24th December 2021

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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Christmas at New Lanark

Christmas at New Lanark

Selected dates between 27th November 2021 - 24th December 2021

Enjoy a magical family day out this Christmas at New Lanark, take a magical journey on The Spirit of Christmas Ride, visit Santa's Grotto or catch 'Freezin' this year's festive panto!
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Rutherglen Town Hall Christmas Market

Rutherglen Town Hall Christmas Market

27th November 2021

Purchase personalised and hand crafted gifts for friends and loved ones at the annual Rutherglen Town Hall Christmas Market on Saturday 27th November!
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Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Sandyholm

Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Sandyholm

27th November 2021 - 24th December 2021

Bring your little ones along to Dobbies Sandyholm for an exciting festive experience at their annual Santa's Grotto!
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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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Robin Hood

Robin Hood

30th November 2021 - 28th December 2021

Robin Hood at Lanternhouse, Cumbernauld is an out of this world Christmas show that you don't want to miss!
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Snow White

Snow White

1st December 2021 - 19th December 2021

Studio 32 and East Kilbride Arts Centre present Snow White... the fairest pantomime of all!
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Mother Goose

Mother Goose

2nd December 2021 - 5th December 2021

Lanark Panto Club are delighted to present their 60th anniversary production of Mother Goose at Lanark Memorial Hall between the 2nd and 5th December!
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Festive Wreath Making at Baron’s Haugh

Festive Wreath Making at Baron’s Haugh

4th December 2021

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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Hibernate

Hibernate

4th December 2021 - 22nd December 2021

Hibernate at Lanterhouse, Cumbernauld is a joyous, romp-filled adventure to catapult you from the dreamy, quiet lands of silent snoozing to the bright, fun-filled great outdoors!
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Santa Visits Calderglen

Santa Visits Calderglen

Selected dates between 4th December 2021 - 24th December 2021

Visit Santa in his cosy grotto within the Courtyard Gallery in Calderglen Country Park this December!
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Santa’s Breakfast at Dobbies Sandyholm

Santa’s Breakfast at Dobbies Sandyholm

Selected dates between 4th December 2021 - 24th December 2021

Make it a Christmas to remember and see your child's eyes light up as they tuck into breakfast with Santa at Dobbies Sandyholm!
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Winter Character Dining

Winter Character Dining

4th December 2021

Join Crossbasket Castle and Wish Upon A Star Entertainment for their winter themed character breakfast or afternoon tea and dine with Anna and Elsa!
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A Magical Christmas Afternoon Tea With Santa

A Magical Christmas Afternoon Tea With Santa

Selected dates between 5th December 2021 - 23rd December 2021

Enjoy a truly magical Christmas themed afternoon tea for adults and children at the 4 Star Alona Hotel on 5th or 23rd December!
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Lanark Loch Festive Fun Run

Lanark Loch Festive Fun Run

5th December 2021

Lanark Loch's Festive Fun Run is back for 2021, join the South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture team for their second Santa Dash on Sunday 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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Cinema Live: The Nutcracker

Cinema Live: The Nutcracker

Selected dates between 9th December 2021 - 12th December 2021

The Nutcracker has long been one of the most delightful ways to discover the enchantment of ballet – and makes for a delicious seasonal treat for all the family!
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Kilbryde Hospice: Breakfast with Santa

Kilbryde Hospice: Breakfast with Santa

10th December 2021 - 11th December 2021

Join Kilbryde Hospice on Friday 10th or Saturday 11th December for a special Christmas breakfast prepared by Santa's little elves - there will also be lots of festive fun on the day!
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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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Santa at the Museum

Santa at the Museum

12th December 2021

Ho, ho, ho! Christmas is coming to Biggar Museum! Come along for some festive fun and meet Santa, the man in the big red suit himself on Sunday 12th December!
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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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Festive Wildlife Wander

Festive Wildlife Wander

19th December 2021

Wrap up warm, stick on your boots, grab a flask of something hot and come along to experience what winter has to offer at RSPB Baron's Haugh!
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O Holy Night

O Holy Night

19th December 2021 - 20th December 2021

Enjoy an evening of magical songs, carols and festive favourites celebrating the joy of Christmas with Michelle McManus and SoundSational at Motherwell Concert Hall!
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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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The McDougalls In Toyland

The McDougalls In Toyland

29th December 2021 - 31st December 2021

All aboard the Toyland express and join everyone's favourite children's theatre company, The McDougalls, for five star festive family fun at East Kilbride Arts Centre!
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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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Kids Introduction to Sewing

Kids Introduction to Sewing

5th February 2022

Do you have a budding fashion designer at home who is desperate to learn to sew and bring their creations to life? Sew You Can are running a Kids Introduction to Sewing class for 8 to 16 year olds!
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Popular Events

M&Ds Halloween Drive In Movies
M&D’s is getting into the spooky spirit and is celebrating Halloween with the return of their ever popular Drive in Movies!
Christmas at New Lanark
Enjoy a magical family day out this Christmas at New Lanark, take a magical journey on The Spirit of Christmas Ride, visit Santa's Grotto or catch 'Freezin' this year's festive panto!
Bonfire Night Celebration
Looking for a safe and fun way to enjoy bonfire night? Join Hamilton Accies for their annual firework display on Friday 5th November!
Clyde Valley Family Park Pumpkin Festival
From the 15th until the 31st of October ALL children visiting Clyde Valley Family Park will get to choose their own FREE pumpkin as part of their ticket and the park's Pumpkin Festival!
Anarchy Maze and Darktober
Don't miss Anarchy, a terrifyingly unforgettable experience where terror rules and your fate can change with every turn, at M&Ds Scotland's Theme Park!

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