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Summer Holiday Events in Lanarkshire in August 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Shark In The Park

1st August 2024

From the creative team behind The Hairy Maclary show - see all 3 of Nick Sharratt's Shark in the Park books live on stage at Rutherglen Town Hall!

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Shrek The Musical

8th August 2024 - 11th August 2024

Leave your troubles Far Far Away and embark on an unforgettable adventure filled with laughter, love, and ogre-sized fun when Shine Youth Music Theatre bring Shrek The Musical to Hamilton!

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Artie’s Singing Kettle - Greatest Hits

9th August 2024

Artie is bringing the original Singing Kettles packed full of clues to his Greatest Hits show at Airdrie Town Hall on Friday 9th August!

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The McDougalls: Space Adventure

9th August 2024

Join stars of stage and screen, Auntie Aggie and Max, as they fly past the planets on an intergalactic musical expedition at East Kilbride Village Theatre!

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Mr Fibbers: On The Plectrum

10th August 2024

Mr Fibbers and his guitar are back, and he's here to encourage all the minions out there to embrace their wonderful brains!

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Biggar Rally

11th August 2024

The Albion Trust's Biggar Rally becomes more popular each year and 2024 will be no exception, make sure you don't miss the 49th edition on Sunday 11th 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:

Dinosaur Adventure Live - Trouble On Volcano Island

Dinosaur Adventure Live - Trouble On Volcano Island

9th August 2024

Calling all dino fans... join an interactive adventure to save Volcano Island from an erupting volcano and meet incredible life-like dinosaurs when Dinosaur Adventure Live comes to Giffnock!

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Summer Science Workshops

Summer Science Workshops

Selected dates between 1st July 2024 - 7th August 2024

Whitelee Windfarm Visitor Centre will once again be holding their Summer Science Club Workshops throughout July and the start of August!

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Vision Coaching School Holiday Multi-Sports Camp

Vision Coaching School Holiday Multi-Sports Camp

15th July 2024 - 2nd August 2024

Vision Coaching has been delivering high quality multi-sports camps for over a decade and this Summer they are returning to Giffnock!

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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:

Penalty Shootout

Penalty Shootout

Selected dates between 30th July 2024 - 9th August 2024

Test your skills as both the shooter and the goalie at IKEA Edinburgh and challenge your friends or family and see who can score the most goals!

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The Wild Outdoors Summer Camps -  Fettes College

The Wild Outdoors Summer Camps - Fettes College

15th July 2024 - 6th August 2024

Come join The Wild Outdoors for some fun this Summer. With activities such as mastering bushcraft skills to conquering ninja lines, archery, and tomahawk throwing!

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Fringe by the Sea

Fringe by the Sea

2nd August 2024 - 11th August 2024

Fringe by the Sea is back with a bang! With over 250 events between August 2nd and 11th in the beautiful seaside town of North Berwick, there's something to suit every taste!

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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:

Kipper’s Summer Club

Kipper’s Summer Club

4th July 2024 - 15th August 2024

Join Kipper the Cat’s Summer Club at The Scottish Fisheries Museum every week for a different drop-in or workshop.

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Aberdour Festival

Aberdour Festival

26th July 2024 - 4th August 2024

The Aberdour Festival is possibly the best festival of the Summer, each year playing host to an exciting and packed programme of events!

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Family Fun Day!

Family Fun Day!

4th August 2024

Come along a Family Fun Day hosted by Kelty Children's Gala Committee on Sunday 4th August!

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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:

Rangers Soccer Academy Summer Holiday Courses

Rangers Soccer Academy Summer Holiday Courses

12th June 2024 - 19th August 2024

The Rangers Soccer Academy Summer Holiday Classes offer an exceptional opportunity for children to make productive use of their school break!

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Clyde Cruising Club Dinghy Sailing Summer School

Clyde Cruising Club Dinghy Sailing Summer School

1st July 2024 - 9th August 2024

Start sailing or improve your skills at Clyde Cruising Club's dinghy training centre at Bardowie Loch, near Milngavie, where children and adults have been learning for over 90 years!

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Giffnock North Athletics Summer Camps

Giffnock North Athletics Summer Camps

1st July 2024 - 9th August 2024

Giffnock North Athletics Club's Summer Holiday Camps are a great way to have fun, whilst trying out some fun athletics activities and making new friends!

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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:

Flatpack Races At IKEA Glasgow

Flatpack Races At IKEA Glasgow

Selected dates between 29th July 2024 - 7th August 2024

Join IKEA Glasgow to test your assembly skills as you race against the clock to put together iconic IKEA products!

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Inchinnan Care Home Summer Fete

Inchinnan Care Home Summer Fete

10th August 2024

Join Inchinnan Care Home on Saturday 10th August for their Summer Fete featuring market stalls, bouncy castle, BBQ and live entertainment!

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The Anything Place

The Anything Place

1st July 2024 - 17th August 2024

The Anything Place is a FREE interactive play experience for children age 9 and under being held in the centre of Paisley throughout the summer!

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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:

Stirling Highland Games

Stirling Highland Games

17th August 2024

The Stirling Highland Games return in August with an exciting programme of activities to entertain everyone!

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Summer Beach

Summer Beach

3rd July 2024 - 10th August 2024

Get your little ones ready to put their sandcastle building skills to the test at Thistles indoor beach this summer!

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Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

10th February 2024 - 27th October 2024

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

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Events in Other Areas

Zippos Circus at Ayr’s Low Green

Zippos Circus at Ayr’s Low Green

7th August 2024 - 12th August 2024
Ayr

Zippos Circus returns to Ayr's Low Green between Wednesday 7th and Monday 12th August with their all-new 2024 production, Magnificent!

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Picnic in the Park

Picnic in the Park

8th August 2024

Join Kilwinning Community Events on Thursday 8th August for Picnic in the Park featuring free activities for all the family!

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Fresh Ayr Folk Fest

Fresh Ayr Folk Fest

9th August 2024 - 11th August 2024
Ayr

Fresh Ayr Folk Fest, will showcase an array of incredible live entertainment, family-friendly activities, fantastic food and drinks when it returns to Ayr Town Centre in August!

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Brodick Highland Games

Brodick Highland Games

10th August 2024
Brodick

The 2024 Brodick Highland Games will be held at Ormidale Park on Saturday 10th August, they're a great day out for all the family!

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Chatelherault Market
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Jurassic Lanark
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National Theatre Live: Present Laughter
The multi award-winning production of Noël Coward's provocative comedy featuring Andrew Scott comes to the big screen at Cumbernauld Theatre!
Blame It On The Bucky
From the production company that brought you, Singin I'm no a Billy He's a Tim! Working Class productions are back with brand new, hilarious play, 'Blame it on the Bucky'!
The Royal Ballet: Romeo and Juliet
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