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Summer Holiday Events in Lanarkshire in July 2024

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Events in Lanarkshire

Strathaven Miniature Railway Season

Selected dates between 30th March 2024 - 29th September 2024

Strathaven Miniature Railway reopens for the 2024 season in March and will run every weekend until the end of September!

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Badger Watch at Falls of Clyde

Selected dates between 11th May 2024 - 14th August 2024

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

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Hamilton Euro 2024 Fanzone

14th June 2024 - 14th July 2024

Calling the Tartan Army! Cheer on Scotland at Hamilton Euro 2024 Fanzone featuring live music, DJ's, bagpipes, fully licenced bars, street food and a family friendly kids zone!

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Amazing Mini Golf

17th June 2024 - 18th August 2024

Drive into summer with EK, East Kilbride's tee-riffic mini golf experience. Navigate bridges, hills, tunnels and other tricky obstacles on the challenging nine hole course spread across Centre West!

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Jurassic Lanark

22nd June 2024 - 11th August 2024
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!

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Inside Out 2

28th June 2024 - 11th July 2024

Don't miss Inside Out 2, the feel-good (or feel-everything) film of Summer 2024, when it comes to Airdrie Town Hall!

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EK Summer Of Sport

29th June 2024 - 10th August 2024

With a perfect storm of major sporting events taking place this summer, EK, East Kilbride is marking the occasion with a programme of action packed holiday activities for young sports fans!

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New Lanark Market

Selected dates between 29th June 2024 - 27th July 2024

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 Land Of Giants

29th June 2024 - 14th July 2024

The Land Of Giants, the must-see spectacular outdoor Jurassic and Ice Age Experience, is coming to Cuningar Loop this Summer!

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Dance Capital Summer Dance Camp

1st July 2024 - 5th July 2024

Join Dance Capital for a fun-filled week of dance, music, drama, crafts and more as they host a Summer Dance Camp at Stepps Parish Church between the 1st and 5th July!

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Valley View at Goulding’s Summer Pantos

3rd July 2024 - 11th August 2024

This summer Valley View at Goulding's joins forces with local company Stagecraft Entertainment to bring you two brand new family shows... Old McDonald's Farm and The Ginger Bread Man!

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Pop Up Play Village - Summer Event

4th July 2024

Join Pop Up Play Village for a fully funded play session on Thursday 4 July at Cadzow Parish Church, Hamilton thanks to LEGO and ChangeX!

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Charlie Cook’s Favourite Book

5th July 2024 - 7th July 2024

Come and delve into a range of books with Charlie Cook, brought to life with puppetry and enchanting songs, at Lanark Memorial Hall this Summer!

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Time Quest

5th July 2024 - 1st September 2024

This summer, embark on an unforgettable adventure with your family and friends on New Lanark's interactive Heritage trail, Time Quest!

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Revive Festival

6th July 2024 - 7th July 2024

Don't miss a fun filled weekend when the Revive Festival returns to East Kilbride Arts Centre on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th July!

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Uddingston Sports Club Multi-Sport Summer Camp

8th July 2024 - 9th August 2024

Uddingston Sport Camps are back for the Summer Holidays offering a fantastic mix of Hockey, Rugby, Tennis, Cricket and Football!

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Little Beginners Summer Sewing Camp

Selected dates between 9th July 2024 - 23rd July 2024

Sew You Can's Little Beginners Summer Sewing Camp is perfect for kids aged 7-13 who want to get to grips with a sewing machine and create 3 fantastic sewing projects!

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Oor Boaby - Brooned Aff Abroad!

Selected dates between 9th July 2024 - 11th July 2024

Amalgamating a certain Scottish comic strip and the book Around the World in 80 days, Oor Boaby, takes his bucket and sets off on his travels, through song and dance BUT will he be back by tea time?

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Wicked Workshops

10th July 2024 - 12th July 2024

Join professional teachers and performers to sing songs, learn choreography and act in scenes from Wicked the Musical at Arkeen Theatre Company's Wicked Workshops this summer!

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Despicable Me 4

12th July 2024 - 25th July 2024

Don't miss the forth installment of the hilarious Despicable Me franchise when it comes to Airdrie Town Hall!

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Scotia Cat Fanciers Championship Cat Show

13th July 2024

Scotia Cat Fanciers will be holding their annual Championship Cat Show at Lanark Agricultural Centre on Saturday 13th July!

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Wizard Workshop

13th July 2024

Grab your cloaks and hat and book now for M&K Imaginarium's Wizard Workshop at The Kittoch in East Kilbride on Saturday 13th July!

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The Sound Of Music Sing-a-long

14th July 2024

Join in with well-known classics like 'Maria', 'Sixteen Going On Seventeen', 'My Favourite Things' and 'Do Re Me' at this sing-a-long screening of The Sound Of Music!

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Fair Monday Family Fun Day

15th July 2024

There's plenty of fun for all the family at Summerlee Museum's annual Fair Monday Family Fun Day!

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Angelica Sprockets Pockets

19th July 2024

Filled with Folksy Theatre's touch of live music, puppetry, audience interaction and madness! Angelica Sprockets Pockets is the perfect treat for the whole family!

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BCW Live

19th July 2024

The stars of British Championship Wrestling return for their massive family friendly wrestling supershow to East Kilbride on Friday 19th July!

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History In The Field

19th July 2024 - 21st July 2024

History In The Field is Scotland's newest multiperiod living history event, hosted by Western Desert Recce Group, at the David Livingstone Centre in Blantyre between the 19th and 21st of July!

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50th Anniversary Community Craft Fair

20th July 2024 - 21st July 2024

Don't miss a Community Craft Fair at Wanlockhead Community Centre on Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st July as part of the 50th Anniversary celebrations of the Museum of Lead Mining!

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Biggar Agricultural Show

20th July 2024
Biggar

The annual Biggar Agricultural Show, being held on Saturday 20th July, is a great day out for the whole family!

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Fireman Sam: The Great Camping Adventure

20th July 2024

Join Fireman Sam at Airdrie Town Hall on Saturday 20th July as he sets out to rescue Norman and his friends on a camping adventure!

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Forests

20th July 2024

A willow tree, fiery acrobatics and dance feature in this highly visual family-friendly show at Cumbernauld Theatre!

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Milkshake! - Live On Holiday

20th July 2024

Join your favourite Milkshake! friends on Holiday when they bring their brand new show to Lanark Memorial Hall on Saturday 20th July!

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Saint PHNX

20th July 2024

Glasgow's Saint PHNX have announced an all-ages show at Hamilton Town Hall on Saturday 20th July!

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The Craigmarloch Fun Day

21st July 2024

The Craigmarloch in Cumbernauld are holding a charity Fun Day on Sunday 21st July with all monies raised in aid of the John O’Byrne Foundation!

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Big Kid Circus: Lanark

23rd July 2024 - 28th July 2024

Roll Up, Roll Up! The Big Kid Circus is in town with their brand new show ILLUMINATION! Catch them at at Lanark Auction Market between 23rd and 28th July!

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Pop Up Play Village - Summer Olympic Events

Selected dates between 25th July 2024 - 7th August 2024
Various Locations Lanarkshire

Don't miss out on Pop Up Play Village's Olympic-themed summer events for children aged 0-8 years at their fabulous and fully mobile role play village with a Olympic theme throughout!

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The Big Care UK Sports Day

25th July 2024

Care UK's Cathkin House will be bringing Paris to East Kilbride as they open their doors for local people to enjoy their own version of the Games on Thursday 25th July!

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Pride South Lanarkshire

26th July 2024 - 27th July 2024
Hamilton

Returning for 2024, Pride South Lanarkshire will be a vibrant two-day celebration of LGBTQ+ culture taking place in Hamilton Town Centre on Friday 26th and Saturday 27th July!

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Big Summer Blow Out

27th July 2024

Don't miss the Big Summer Blow Out at Trinity Parish Church in Hamilton on Saturday 27th July, it's going to be a fun event for the whole family!

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East Kilbride Farm Show

27th July 2024

The annual East Kilbride Farm Show will will return to West Nerston Farm on Saturday 27th July, it's a great day out for all the family!

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The Amazing Bubble Man

27th July 2024

Edinburgh Fringe favourite, Louis Pearl has been thrilling audiences worldwide for over 30 years with the art, magic, science and fun of bubbles... don't miss The Amazing Bubble Man at Lanternhouse!

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SJK Performing Arts Summer Fair

28th July 2024

Join SJK Performing Arts for their annual Summer Fair at St Nicholas Parish Church, Lanark on Sunday 28th July!

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South Lanarkshire Super Race Series: Calderglen Family Run of Colour

28th July 2024

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 28th July!

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Circus Montini: East Kilbride

30th July 2024 - 1st August 2024

Circus Montini present a fast-paced production packed full of comedy, juggling, balancing, acrobatics, stunts and more at The Show Park East Kilbride between 30th July and 1st August!

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Summer Holiday Events in East Renfrewshire

Here's a selection of Summer Holiday Events you can find over on our sister site, What's On East Renfrewshire:

Summer Art School - Willow & Clay

Summer Art School - Willow & Clay

29th July 2024 - 2nd August 2024

8 to 14 year olds are invited to join artist Rosi Nyamakanga for a Willow & Clay Summer Art School at Newton Mearns Parish Church's Memorial Hall!

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Kids Summer Golf Camps

Kids Summer Golf Camps

26th June 2024 - 16th August 2024

Join Mearns Castle Golf Academy throughout the summer for their Kids Summer Golf Camps covering all aspects of golf including putting, chipping, pitching, irons and driving!

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PRIME Football Summer Camps

PRIME Football Summer Camps

1st July 2024 - 9th August 2024

Glasgow's coaching brand PRIME Football is back with their biggest and best summer schedule yet featuring four weeks of footballing fun over the holidays!

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Summer Holiday Events in Edinburgh and the Lothians

Here's a selection of Summer Holiday Events you can find over on our sister site, What's On Edinburgh:

Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

16th April 2024 - 26th September 2024

Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice!

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Cuddly Corgi Treasure Hunt

Cuddly Corgi Treasure Hunt

1st January 2024 - 31st August 2024

Looking to entertain the kids? Come and spot our cuddly corgis hiding around Britannia’s tour route.

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Summer Family Fun

Summer Family Fun

1st July 2024 - 12th August 2024

Drop-in for some holiday fun and games at the National Museum of Scotland this summer.

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Summer Holiday Events in Fife

Here's a selection of Summer Holiday Events you can find over on our sister site, What's On Fife:

Grass to Grill - Estate Tours

Grass to Grill - Estate Tours

Selected dates between 3rd May 2024 - 6th September 2024

Experience an estate tour of our organic farms, crops & animals by tractor ride, followed by a seasonal BBQ dinner back at Bowhouse.

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Summertime Art Project

Summertime Art Project

Selected dates between 9th July 2024 - 27th August 2024

Little Neuk Storytelling Centre is excited to present their summertime art project, open to children aged 4-12 years.

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Tentsmuir National Nature Reserve Open Day

Tentsmuir National Nature Reserve Open Day

9th July 2024

Come along to the Tentsmuir National Nature Reserve Open Day on the 9th of July! We will have lots of activities to take part in.

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Summer Holiday Events in Glasgow

Here's a selection of Summer Holiday Events you can find over on our sister site, What's On Glasgow:

Byre Festival

Byre Festival

6th July 2024

Get ready for a day of pure musical bliss when Byre Festival, a family-friendly extravaganza showcasing the incredible local talent, returns for 2024!

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Merchant City Festival - Free: Castles Rock! Live Kid’s Science Show

Merchant City Festival - Free: Castles Rock! Live Kid’s Science Show

20th July 2024 - 21st July 2024

This free, fun, interactive science show at The Social Hub will bring castles to life, from their construction to destruction & how we preserve the castles that remain!

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Charlie Miller Football Academy Summer Camp

Charlie Miller Football Academy Summer Camp

1st July 2024 - 9th August 2024

Charlie Miller Football Academy will hold their fantastic summer football camp for children ages 5 to 12 at Toryglen Regional football Centre over the school holidays!

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Summer Holiday Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Here's a selection of Summer Holiday Events you can find over on our sister site, What's On Renfrewshire:

The Great Baldini’s Family Magic Show

The Great Baldini’s Family Magic Show

11th July 2024

Legendary magician the Great Baldini tells the story of his (and Baldwin the magical dog's) life from his first trick to the height of their careers – attempting Houdini's greatest escape!

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Colourful Creations At IKEA Glasgow

Colourful Creations At IKEA Glasgow

Selected dates between 10th July 2024 - 21st July 2024

Bring your creativity to new heights this summer, which will be sure to bring the whole family together at IKEA Glasgow!

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Bowfield Summer Kids Activities

Bowfield Summer Kids Activities

Selected dates between 1st July 2024 - 9th August 2024

Looking to entertain the little ones during the school holidays? Bowfield Hotel & Spa have got lots of fun activities planned during the first week of July and again the first week of August!

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Summer Holiday Events in Stirling

Here's a selection of Summer Holiday Events you can find over on our sister site, What's On Stirling:

The Famous Alva Games

The Famous Alva Games

13th July 2024

The 166th Famous Alva Games will return on Saturday 13th July bringing you all a great family day out!

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Jewellery Making for Kids

Jewellery Making for Kids

26th July 2024

Join maker Caroline at Stirling Reuse Hub as she takes the small people in your life through the jewellery making process!

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Unicorn Experience

Unicorn Experience

20th July 2024 - 21st July 2024

Join us for a magical unicorn experience right here at Affinity Sterling Mills on 20th & 21st July!

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Events in Other Areas

Farmers Day at Heads of Ayr Farm Park

Farmers Day at Heads of Ayr Farm Park

7th July 2024

Start the summer holidays with a jam-packed day out full of family fun at the farm, making memories your little farmers will remember forever at Heads of Ayr Farm Park's Farmers Day!

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Summer Farm Day

Summer Farm Day

14th July 2024
Blackwaterfoot

Bellvue Farm at Blackwaterfoot on the Isle of Arran invite you to join them on Sunday 14th July for their Summer Farm Day!

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Quantum Theatre and The Tale of Jemima Puddleduck

Quantum Theatre and The Tale of Jemima Puddleduck

19th July 2024

Join Quantum Theatre at Dundonald Castle for their charming new adaptation of the much-loved Beatrix Potter Tale of Jemima Puddleduck!

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Circus Montini: Beith

Circus Montini: Beith

26th July 2024 - 28th July 2024
Beith

Circus Montini present a fast-paced production packed full of comedy, juggling, balancing, acrobatics, stunts and more at Orr's Trust Park, Beith between 26th and 27th July!

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