What's On For Families in Central Scotland

Featured Events

There are thousands of events being held in Central Scotland every month, here we've handpicked a few you should definitely pay attention to!

Japan Week: Rakugo -Traditional Comedy as Art Japan Week: Rakugo -Traditional Comedy as Art
22 Feb 2018
Sui-Jin-Tei Arashi performs Rakugo, an ancient Japanese art form that is very much alive and well in the 21st century.
White White
22 Feb 2018 - 24 Feb 2018
White, at Platform Glasgow, is a playful, visual show for very young kids and is a perfect first time theatre experience!
Glasgow Film Festival: Modern Families Glasgow Film Festival: Modern Families
22 Feb 2018 - 04 Mar 2018
Glasgow Film Festival's Modern Families has been purpose built to provide a selection of child-friendly delights!

Upcoming Events

Castle Captive Castle Captive
22 Feb 2018
Meet an Edinburgh Castle prisoner from the 18th century and hear about his life and times, and how he came to be in his predicament.
Magic Carpet Minis Magic Carpet Minis
22 Feb 2018
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet, especially for very little ones, at the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 0 - 2.
Boogie Beat Pop Up Classes at Leaf and Bean Cafe Boogie Beat Pop Up Classes at Leaf and Bean Cafe
22 Feb 2018
Boogie Beat classes are coming to the Leaf & Bean Cafe with singing, dancing, story telling and much more!
Drawing and Painting Studio - Maryhill Art Group Drawing and Painting Studio - Maryhill Art Group
22 Feb 2018
Join the Drawing and Painting Studio for their Maryhill Art Group - great for beginners and anyone with creativity!
Songs & Stories - Toddler Group Songs & Stories - Toddler Group
22 Feb 2018
Come along to Songs & Stories, a Toddler Group meeting every Thursday morning at Bristo Baptist Church.
Mini Flippers Mini Flippers
22 Feb 2018
Kids under 5 can enjoy unlimited jumps along with their grown ups at Flip Out Glasgow's Mini Flipper sessions!

New Events

You'll find all the latest family friendly events that have been added to the website right here!

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
09 Oct 2018 - 13 Oct 2018
From the production team that brought you Elf The Musical, Pantheon are back at the King's Theatre Glasgow with the truly spectacular and endlessly entertaining Chitty Chitty Bang Bang!
Sleepin’ Cutie Sleepin’ Cutie
23 Nov 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
Sleepin’ Cutie - Let’s boo, hiss, laugh and sing at this panto extravaganza at Macrobert Arts Centre!
Toddler Tastebuds Workshop Toddler Tastebuds Workshop
03 Mar 2018
The Toddler Tastebuds Workshop is designed to help parents understand what’s going on with their child both physically and developmentally and to use this information to diffuse mealtime battles.
Take A Walk On The Pond Side Take A Walk On The Pond Side
11 Apr 2018
Take a walk on the wild side at Whitelee Windfarm with the Whitelee Rangers on the hunt for frogs, toads and newts!
Magicfest Closing Gala ‘‘Fast and Furious’’ Magicfest Closing Gala ‘‘Fast and Furious’’
18 May 2018 - 19 May 2018
The best illusion and circus acts from around the world assembled to perform a visually stunning and breath-taking spectacle at the Magicfest Closing Gala.
Enchanted Woodlands Enchanted Woodlands
21 Apr 2018
Make gorgeous felted pictures inspired by the magic of the woodland in this workshop with Margaret Findlay at Lauriston Castle on 21st April.

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Activities For Families

Step away from the TV remote, choose one or more from our activities selection, and get out of the house to discover new skills, sports and more!

Storm Gymnastics Renfrewshire
Whether for fun or fitness or a star for the future, there is a class suitable for everyone...
We host such events as retro gaming tournaments, birthday parties, arts and craft workshops...
Toddler Sense Glasgow North West
Toddler Sense is a multi-award winning activity programme that introduces children aged...

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Attractions For Families

Central Scotland has a great mix of sightseeing attractions. If you are looking for a fun family day out or a trip with friends, then look no further!

RSPB Black Devon Wetlands
The reserve includes freshwater pools, brackish pools and reedbeds. This new site is...
The Museum of Lead Mining
Museum of Lead Mining, Wanlockhead Village is unique, being the only museum dedicated...
Robert Burns Birthplace Museum
Set in 10 acres of Burns' beloved Alloway countryside, the museum provides a unique encounter...

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Latest News

Your panto wishes have been granted!

Your panto wishes have been granted!

Johnny Mac will be returning to the King's this panto season alongside Elaine C Smith. Get ready, for magic, mayhem, boos, hisses and plenty of laughs because the countdown is on!

Free fun for kids at Street Stuff

Free fun for kids at Street Stuff

Looking for free, fun activities for 8-18 year-olds? Street Stuff has released its new timetable for February and March 2018!