What's On For Families in Central Scotland

Popular Events For Families

You'll find the most popular family friendly events on the website right now, right here!

Outdoor Christmas Market

Outdoor Christmas Market

Chatelherault Country Park is holding Outdoor Christmas Markets on Sunday 3rd and Sunday 17th December!
WOW! New Year’s Eve Party

WOW! New Year’s Eve Party

End 2017 with the party to end all parties! At the Village Hotel Club's New Year’s Eve Family Party!
The Magical Santa’s Grotto at Loch Lomond Shores

The Magical Santa’s Grotto at Loch Lomond Shores

For the most magical Christmas experience this year, visit Santa and his elves at Loch Lomond Shores!
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Featured Events

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

Cinderella - Relaxed Performance

Cinderella - Relaxed Performance

13 Dec 2017
Full of silliness, slapstick, music and fun, Cinderella at the Citizens is the perfect panto choice for families!
Before the Rainbow

Before the Rainbow

13 Dec 2017 - 14 Dec 2017
Join students from Taylor High School on December 13th & 14th for their amazing family pantomime, Before the Rainbow!
The Pied Piper

The Pied Piper

13 Dec 2017 - 16 Dec 2017
Greenhills Panto Club‎ bring their pantomime, The Pied Piper, to East Kilbride Village Theatre between December 13th & 16th!

Upcoming Events For Families

Splat Messy Play - Christmas Party Week at West Calder.

Splat Messy Play - Christmas Party Week at West Calder.

13 Dec 2017
Join us for our Christmas party themed week at Splat Messy Play at West Calder on Wednesday 13th December.
Love: our beginning and our destination

Love: our beginning and our destination

13 Dec 2017
Join us at the Gnostic Cultural Assocciation for a reflection on 'Love: our beginning an our destination' and make the space in your heart to feel it.
Magic Carpet

Magic Carpet

13 Dec 2017
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet to explore the fantastic things in the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 2 - 4.
Supper with Santa @ Almond Valley

Supper with Santa @ Almond Valley

13 Dec 2017
Take your seat for a tasty supper served by elves in Morag's Milkbar tearoom at Almond Valley, followed by a special visit from Santa!
Hartbeeps at St Enochs

Hartbeeps at St Enochs

13 Dec 2017
Enjoy Hartbeeps sessions for a unique, interactive and sensory experience for youngsters at the St Enoch Centre!
Project Craft

Project Craft

13 Dec 2017
Learn new skills, create something unique and have lots of fun along the way with Project Craft at Paperchase!

New Events For Families

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

The Snow Queen

The Snow Queen

22 Dec 2017
Filled with live music, puppetry and multimedia, this wonderful show from Folksy Theatre at Biggar Corn Exchange is perfect for all the family!
Late Night Shopping Experiences

Late Night Shopping Experiences

14 Dec 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
Ducati Glasgow are holding two very special late night shopping events for customers and friends to find that very special gift this Christmas!
Festive Evenings

Festive Evenings

14 Dec 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
Triumph Glasgow are holding two very special late night shopping events for customers and friends to find that very special gift this Christmas!
Totnosh Christmas Special

Totnosh Christmas Special

21 Dec 2017
Totnosh are holding their Christmas Special at The Bank, Neilston on December 21st, bring along your little chef and make some delicious festive treats!
Wild Flours Christmas Crafts Fair!

Wild Flours Christmas Crafts Fair!

16 Dec 2017
An opportunity to pick up some wonderful Christmas gifts whilst enjoying live music & the usual freshly baked gluten free goodies at Wild Flours Christmas Crafts Fair!
Litter Pick Up

Litter Pick Up

06 Jan 2018
Busby
Join Cllr David Macdonald for the first of his organised litter collections being held on Busby on Saturday 6th January.

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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!

Mini Professors Glasgow East

Do you want to engage with your child in something new and exciting? Our classes will teach your child in a fun + exciting way that they don't even realise...

Wee Wobblers

Children learn to crawl before they walk...and walk before they run... So why expect a child to progress from riding a tricycle and/or bicycle with stabilisers...

David Lloyd Glasgow West End

Whatever it is you need from us: a gym in Glasgow West End, a great choice of group exercise classes, wonderful swimming pools, or somewhere to spend...

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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!

Paisley: The Secret Collection

Paisley: The Secret Collection is the first publicly accessible museum store on a UK High Street, containing thousands of objects reflecting Renfrewshire...

St Mungo Festival

The annual festival celebrating Glasgow's Patron Saint, Mungo. Meet us at events across the medieval city linking you with our civic story.

Newlands Park

The park is considered to be one of the more beautiful small parks which hosts a wide variety of trees shrubs and plants including a rockery, rose garden...

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Latest News

Christmas jumpers raise money at Flip Out

Christmas jumpers raise money at Flip Out

This Friday (15th December) thousands of people across the country will be putting on their festive jumpers to raise money for charity.

First Minister leads messages of goodwill to Paisley as City of Culture competition comes to an end

First Minister leads messages of goodwill to Paisley as City of Culture competition comes to an end

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