October Half Term events in Lanarkshire

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

Events in Lanarkshire

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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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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Tracks and Signs at Drumpellier

Tracks and Signs at Drumpellier

8th October 2022

Join the Countryside Rangers in Drumpellier Country Park as they go in search of the tracks, trails and signs our wild mammals leave behind.
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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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American Wrestling

American Wrestling

22nd October 2022

Who doesn't love the wrestling? Well now is your chance to come along and see superstars live in action at Lanark Memorial Hall on Saturday 22nd October!
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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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SWA Family Wrestling Motherwell

SWA Family Wrestling Motherwell

22nd October 2022

SWA return to Motherwell Concert Hall on Saturday 22nd October with another action packed night of wrestling!
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Events in East Renfrewshire

Events in Edinburgh and the Lothians

Events in Fife

Events in Glasgow

Top Dogs Day Out

Top Dogs Day Out

Selected dates between 14th May 2022 - 15th October 2022

Loch Lomond Shores' Top Dogs Day Out is a celebration of all things doggy with lots of fun activities for you and your four-legged family members!

Find out about Top Dogs Day Out on What's On Glasgow
Children’s Potions & Science Class

Children’s Potions & Science Class

Selected dates between 21st May 2022 - 17th December 2022

Join The Root of Magic for a magically awesome time in their weekly potions and science workshop, held on Saturdays and Sundays!

Find out about Children’s Potions & Science Class on What's On Glasgow
Sea Monsters!

Sea Monsters!

2nd July 2022 - 18th October 2022

The Sea Monsters! exhibition at the Scottish Maritime Museum, Irvine is a fantastical and fun celebration of Scottish legends and maritime mythology showcasing artists from across Scotland and beyond!

Find out about Sea Monsters! on What's On Glasgow
A Fright in the Museum (and the Curse of the Ancient Custard Pie)

A Fright in the Museum (and the Curse of the Ancient Custard Pie)

8th October 2022

A Fright in the Museum (and the Curse of the Ancient Custard Pie) at the Gaiety Theatre, Ayr is a laugh out aloud show not to be missed for the whole family!

GVVT Annual Open Weekend

GVVT Annual Open Weekend

8th October 2022 - 9th October 2022

Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust's Annual Open Weekend returns for 2022 on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th October!

Find out about GVVT Annual Open Weekend on What's On Glasgow
Sing-a-Long-a Encanto

Sing-a-Long-a Encanto

8th October 2022

Gather la Familia! It’s time to celebrate something truly Magical! Don't miss Sing-a-Long-a Encanto at the King's Theatre Glasgow on Saturday 8th October!

Find out about Sing-a-Long-a Encanto on What's On Glasgow
Grado’s Big Family Wrestling Bash

Grado’s Big Family Wrestling Bash

15th October 2022

Don't miss an all star Wrestling extravaganza when Grado's Big Family Wrestling Bash returns to the Pavilion Theatre Glasgow on Saturday 15th October!

Find out about Grado’s Big Family Wrestling Bash on What's On Glasgow
Symphonic Universe: The Music of The Avengers and Beyond

Symphonic Universe: The Music of The Avengers and Beyond

16th October 2022

Coming to Glasgow Royal Concert Hall in October, Symphonic Universe will showcase the incredible scores from the Marvel Cinematic Universe and other beloved film series!

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

The McDougalls: Party Time

The McDougalls: Party Time

9th October 2022

The McDougalls, everyone's favourite children's theatre company, returns by popular demand to the Albany Theatre with their five-star fun-filled family show!

Find out about The McDougalls: Party Time on What's On Renfrewshire
SWA Family Wrestling Paisley

SWA Family Wrestling Paisley

21st October 2022

SWA return to Paisley's Lagoon Centre on Friday 21st October with another action packed night of wrestling!

Find out about SWA Family Wrestling Paisley on What's On Renfrewshire

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

9th April 2022 - 23rd October 2022

Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.

Find out about Scotland’s National Hero on What's On Stirling

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The Big Family Festival
The BIG Family Festival, at Strathclyde Country Park, is new for 2022 and invites families to end their summer with a bang on 6th & 7th August!
Jurassic Lanark
After 50 million years, the dinosaurs are back... and they're even more hungry! Don't miss your chance to spot them on the Jurassic Lanark Trail this Summer!
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!

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