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!

After School ARThouse After School ARThouse
16 Jan 2018
After School ARThouse at ART PARK Glasgow is designed to inspire and nurture creativity in primary children!
Airdrie Observatory Winter Open Evenings Airdrie Observatory Winter Open Evenings
16 Jan 2018
The dark Winter skies offer up the perfect opportunity to get involved with the regular Winter Open Evenings at Airdrie Observatory.
Read, Write, Count Read, Write, Count
16 Jan 2018
Various Locations East Renfrewshire
Spark a love of learning and discovery by doing something fun together as a family at one of East Renfrewshire Libraries' Read, Write, Count events!

Upcoming Events

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB
16 Jan 2018
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Get Walking Lanarkshire Health Walks Get Walking Lanarkshire Health Walks
16 Jan 2018
Various Locations Lanarkshire
Join Get Walking Lanarkshire for their health walks! Enjoy the fresh air, meet new people and have a good blether!
Bounce and Rhyme Bounce and Rhyme
16 Jan 2018
Various Locations Glasgow
Bounce and Rhyme are free and fun sessions for parents, carers and children 3 or under held weekly in several Glasgow Libraries!
Toddlers Tales Toddlers Tales
16 Jan 2018
Various Locations Glasgow
Toddlers Tales are free and fun sessions for parents, carers and children aged 3-5 held weekly in Glasgow Libraries!
Kirkintilloch BabyCafe Kirkintilloch BabyCafe
16 Jan 2018
Come for help with breastfeeding issues or just to have coffee, cake and chat at the Kirkintilloch BabyCafe.
Baby Breakfast Baby Breakfast
16 Jan 2018
Enjoy a coffee with other parents & carers while the wee ones play at Loks Bar and Kitchen's Baby Breakfasts!

New Events

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

A History of the Sword A History of the Sword
17 Feb 2018 - 18 Feb 2018
Meet one of the Kings champions of the sword here in Edinburgh Castle and find out how medieval weaponry evolved over the centuries.
Free Outdoor Storytelling Session in Spanish Free Outdoor Storytelling Session in Spanish
27 Jan 2018
La Biciteca, The Wee Spanish Mobile Library, are back on the road with a new series of outdoor storytelling sessions in Glasgow's most remarkable landmarks!
Breaking Down Barriers: Disability, Visibility, Accessibility Breaking Down Barriers: Disability, Visibility, Accessibility
10 Feb 2018
Join the Equality and Rights Network on 10th February for a free afternoon of performance, music, dance, film, and discussion!
Wee Sleekit Cowrin Timrous Beastie Wee Sleekit Cowrin Timrous Beastie
20 Jan 2018
Fizzgig Theatre return to East Kilbride Arts Centre with an hour long family show about the life of Rabbie Burns on Saturday 20th January!
Wee Sleekit Cowrin Timrous Beastie Wee Sleekit Cowrin Timrous Beastie
21 Jan 2018
Fizzgig Theatre return to The Bungo with an hour long family show about the life of Rabbie Burns on Sunday 21st January!
Code Angel Academy Code Angel Academy
12 Feb 2018
Learn code in a new and fun way at this Code Angel Academy workshop during the Edinburgh February school holiday!

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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!

The Wee Art Studio
Art classs for children from primary 4 to primary 7 held in my Art Studio in Clarkston...
Drama Cubs
Drama Cubs provides drama classes for children aged 5-9. The classes will encourage and...
Gemini School of Dance & Dance Fitness With Julie
Adult fitness classes in Larkhall and Carluke, everyone welcome, all fitness levels....

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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!

Mackintosh 150
A year-long programme of events has been launched to mark the 150th anniversary of the...
Paisley: The Secret Collection
Paisley: The Secret Collection is the first publicly accessible museum store on a UK...
St Mungo Festival
The annual festival celebrating Glasgow's Patron Saint, Mungo. Meet us at events across...

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Latest News

Aye Write! and Wee Write! return in March!

Aye Write! and Wee Write! return in March!

Aye Write! Glasgow’s Book Festival returns in March with an amazing line-up and more venues than ever before!

Casting confirmed for The Sound of Music

Casting confirmed for The Sound of Music

The Voice finalist Lucy O'Byrne will be joined by Eastenders and West End star Neil McDermott when The Sound of Music comes to the Glasgow King's!