Events in Lanarkshire on 04 December 2018

View all the upcoming events in Lanarkshire on the 04 December 2018 below, or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Lanarkshire

Aladdin

Aladdin

17th November 2018 - 6th January 2019
This year's family pantomime at Motherwell Concert Hall and Theatre is firm favourite, Aladdin, starring Ian ‘Sheepie’ Smith! Read more
Bookbug at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

Bookbug at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

4th December 2018
Free, fun and fantastic! North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre hold Bookbug sessions every Monday and baby Bookbug every Tuesday during term time! Read more
Bookbug Plains Evangelical Church

Bookbug Plains Evangelical Church

4th December 2018
Come along and join in the fun at the free and interactive Bookbug Sessions for wee ones at Plains Evangelical Church, Airdrie! Read more
Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Cumbernauld

Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Cumbernauld

24th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Make it a Christmas to remember and see your child's eyes light up as they tuck into breakfast or tea with Santa at Dobbies Cumbernauld! Read more
Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Sandyholm

Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Sandyholm

24th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Make it a Christmas to remember and see your child's eyes light up as they tuck into breakfast or tea with Santa at Dobbies Sandyholm! Read more
Crackers For Art

Crackers For Art

3rd December 2018 - 5th January 2019
Local artists, crafters and makers of unusual and wonderful gifts will be taking up residency in the Tolbooth Lanark for a month to raise funds for the continued restoration of the historic building! Read more
Get Walking Lanarkshire Health Walks

Get Walking Lanarkshire Health Walks

1st January 2018 - 31st December 2019
Various Locations Lanarkshire
Join Get Walking Lanarkshire on one of their regualr health walks! Enjoy the fresh air, meet new people and have a good blether! Read more
Jack and the Beanstalk

Jack and the Beanstalk

30th November 2018 - 5th December 2018
This year's magical panto at The Town House, Hamilton is Jack and the Beanstalk! Come along on a rollercoaster journey of adventure, laughter, thrills and spills this festive season! Read more
Jack and the Beanstalk

Jack and the Beanstalk

3rd December 2018 - 15th December 2018
East Kilbride Rep Theatre Club presents a GIANT of a pantomime this December... Jack and the Beanstalk! Read more
M&Ds Santas Magical Wonderland

M&Ds Santas Magical Wonderland

16th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Santas Magical Wonderland returns to M&Ds Theme Park for 2018 - it's festive fun for all the family! Read more
Mini Flippers

Mini Flippers

4th December 2018
Kids under 5 can enjoy unlimited jumps along with their grown ups at Flip Out Glasgow's Mini Flipper sessions! Read more
Peter Pan

Peter Pan

28th November 2018 - 16th December 2018
Turn right at the second star and fly away to Neverland with Studio32 and their much loved panto, Peter Pan at East Kilbride Arts Centre! Read more
Rapunzel: A Hair Raising Adventure

Rapunzel: A Hair Raising Adventure

30th November 2018 - 29th December 2018
Cumbernauld Theatre's Christmas show will be Rapunzel: A Hair Raising Adventure, with plenty of magic and mayhem it promises to be a fabulous night out for all the family! Read more
Research Your Family Tree - Free Beginners Workshop

Research Your Family Tree - Free Beginners Workshop

4th December 2018
Carnwath
Join Odyssey Family Tree Services for their free beginners workshop where we explain how to set up a free internet family tree and research records to find your ancestors! Read more
Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Cumbernauld

Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Cumbernauld

24th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Bring your little ones along to Dobbies Cumbernauld for an exciting festive experience at Santa's Grotto! Read more
Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Sandyholm

Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Sandyholm

24th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Bring your little ones along to Dobbies Sandyholm for an exciting festive experience at Santa's Grotto! Read more
Santa’s Reindeer Parade & Grotto

Santa’s Reindeer Parade & Grotto

17th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Accompanied by his helpful elves, Father Christmas will swoosh into EK, East Kilbride on his sleigh on Saturday 17th November! Read more
St Patrick’s Christmas Fayre

St Patrick’s Christmas Fayre

4th December 2018
Come along to St Patrick’s Primary, New Stevenston on Tuesday 4th December for their Christmas Fayre featuring a selection of stalls and a visit from Santa! Read more
The Christmas Spirit by The Apex Players

The Christmas Spirit by The Apex Players

4th December 2018 - 6th December 2018
Join The Apex Players as they present their Christmas comedy, The Christmas Spirit, with sing-a-long songs and a free sausage roll! Read more
Wee Winter Tales Exhibition

Wee Winter Tales Exhibition

17th November 2018 - 9th March 2019
Come and visit our winter exhibition and enjoy some stories, short films dressing up and play area all suitable for younger children! Read more
Woolpack Knitting Club

Woolpack Knitting Club

4th December 2018
The Woolpack Knitting Club meets every Tuesday afternoon in the North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre in Motherwell! Read more

Events in East Renfrewshire

Digital Learning at East Renfrewshire Libraries

Digital Learning at East Renfrewshire Libraries

1st January 2018 - 31st December 2018
If you’re keen to find out how to tackle a tablet, control a computer or find your way around the web, then your local library is the place to be!
East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

15th January 2018 - 16th December 2018
Free, fun and fantastic! East Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions!
East Renfrewshire Councillor Surgery: Angela Convery

East Renfrewshire Councillor Surgery: Angela Convery

4th December 2018
Cllr Angela Convery - Ward 1 holds regular surgeries throughout Barrhead and Mure Hall, Uplawmoor.
East Renfrewshire Councillor Surgery: Colm Merrick

East Renfrewshire Councillor Surgery: Colm Merrick

4th December 2018
Cllr Colm Merrick - Ward 3 holds regular surgeries in Giffnock and Thornliebank.
East Renfrewshire Councillor Surgery: Danny Devlin

East Renfrewshire Councillor Surgery: Danny Devlin

4th December 2018
Cllr Danny Devlin - Ward 1 holds regular surgeries across Barrhead and in Mure Hall, Uplawmoor.
East Renfrewshire HSCP Walking Groups

East Renfrewshire HSCP Walking Groups

4th December 2018
East Renfrewshire Council HSCP run several walking groups throughout the week perfect for beginners upwards!
Include Me 2 Club - Big Quiz Night

Include Me 2 Club - Big Quiz Night

4th December 2018
Join Include Me 2 Club, a weekly social club for adults with additional support needs, for their Big Quiz Night!
Include Me 2 Club - Junior Youth Club

Include Me 2 Club - Junior Youth Club

23rd October 2017 - 31st December 2018
Include Me 2 Club run a Junior Youth Club for ages 0 - 12 and their families at Dalmeny Community Centre on Mondays!
Jack and the Beanstalk

Jack and the Beanstalk

3rd December 2018 - 8th December 2018
Runway Theatre Company returns to Eastwood Park Theatre with another fun-filled traditional Scottish pantomime and this time they're joined by the world-famous International Purves Puppets!
The Christmas Box

The Christmas Box

4th December 2018 - 8th December 2018
Bourock Variety Club presents their Christmas show for 2018 The Christmas Box, an original family musical suitable for all ages!
The Market Place Barrhead: Card Making Club

The Market Place Barrhead: Card Making Club

4th December 2018
Get creative every Tuesday and Thursday morning at The Market Place Barrhead's free card making club!
The Market Place Newton Mearns: Board Games Group

The Market Place Newton Mearns: Board Games Group

4th December 2018
Pop along to The Market Place Newton Mearns on a Tuesday afternoon and enjoy a board game or two!
Tuesday Friendship Club

Tuesday Friendship Club

4th December 2018
The Tuesday Friendship Club is a weekly night for adults with learning disabilities and ASN!
Walking Football

Walking Football

4th December 2018
Over 50? Have you still got a love of the beautiful game? Walking Football at Barrhead Foundry or Mearns Primary School is perfect for you!

Events in Edinburgh and the Lothians

24 Doors of Advent

24 Doors of Advent

1st December 2018 - 24th December 2018
Throughout December Edinburgh opens its doors to showcase the unique buildings in the city in this real-life advent calendar.
Awakening Abstraction: Jon Canty  - Original Paintings and Prints From Abstract To Reality

Awakening Abstraction: Jon Canty - Original Paintings and Prints From Abstract To Reality

6th November 2018 - 18th January 2019
‘Awakening Abstraction’ is an exhibition by Jon Canty featuring a mix of new works and a cross section of his work over the last few years. See it at the Stick Factory from 6th November!
Beginners/Intermediate Pilates Classes for Adults

Beginners/Intermediate Pilates Classes for Adults

3rd July 2018 - 4th June 2019
Come along and try Pilates for adults with Nicky Pender every Tuesday and Wednesday at Liberton Kirk Halls.
Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Edinburgh

Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Edinburgh

18th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Make it a Christmas to remember and see your child's eyes light up as they tuck into breakfast or tea with Santa at Dobbies Edinburgh!
Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Livingston

Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Livingston

18th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Make it a Christmas to remember and see your child's eyes light up as they tuck into breakfast or tea with Santa at Dobbies Livingston!
Brick Wonders

Brick Wonders

21st November 2018 - 24th March 2019
Historic Environment Scotland presents Brick Wonders at Blackness Castle featuring recreations in LEGO® bricks of amazing sights from around the world, curated by artist Warren Elsmore!
Children’s Judo Club

Children’s Judo Club

2nd March 2018 - 2nd March 2019
Randori Judo will be starting a four week Introduction to Judo Course commencing on Friday 2nd March at 4:30pm at Clovenstone Community Centre.
Christmas at the Botanics

Christmas at the Botanics

25th November 2018 - 29th December 2018
Explore the sights and sounds of Christmas when this magical after dark experience returns to the Royal Botanic Gardens!
Christmas at the Botanics 2018

Christmas at the Botanics 2018

23rd November 2018 - 29th December 2018
Explore the sights and sounds of Christmas in this magical after dark experience at the Royal Botanic Gardens!
Christmas Market - East Princes Street Gardens

Christmas Market - East Princes Street Gardens

16th November 2018 - 5th January 2019
The Christmas Market will once again return to East Princes St Gardens for a whole host of bespoke and traditional Christmas items!
Curious About Edinburgh

Curious About Edinburgh

1st December 2017 - 31st December 2018
Have fun discovering Edinburgh with two self-guided, heritage walks and optional treasure hunt with Curious About!
Dance Scottish with RSCDS Edinburgh

Dance Scottish with RSCDS Edinburgh

24th September 2018 - 21st May 2019
Come along, join in and enjoy the benefits of fun, fitness and friendship with RSCDS Edinburgh Dance Scottish classes!
Doris, Dolly and the Dressing Room Divas… at Christmas!

Doris, Dolly and the Dressing Room Divas… at Christmas!

21st November 2018 - 16th December 2018
Back by popular demand, sprinkled with seasonal glitter this hugely entertaining show will leave you with a feel-good glow.
Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye

Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye

4th August 2018 - 10th February 2019
This is the first major exhibition to focus on this unusual and enigmatic artist and features over sixty artworks from public and private collections.
Festive Party Dinner!

Festive Party Dinner!

23rd November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Join us for a Festive Party Dinner in the stunning auditorium at the Ghillie Dhu, welcomed by a chilled glass of fizz, followed by a decadent 3-course festive meal, live ceilidh band and DJ.
Festive Party Lunch!

Festive Party Lunch!

23rd November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Join us for a festive party lunch at the Ghillie Dhu and enjoy an unforgettable celebration of food, drink and festive cheer!
Frankenstein

Frankenstein

3rd December 2018 - 5th December 2018
Pure Expression Theatre brings a unique immersive experience based on the story of Frankenstein to Central Library Edinburgh in December.
Get a Free Workout with Curves

Get a Free Workout with Curves

21st October 2018 - 31st December 2018
Curves, a ladies-only gym in Edinburgh Northwest, is offering a free taster workout with a personal trainer that is safe, efficient and effective for women of all ages and fitness levels.
Giant Lanterns of China 2018

Giant Lanterns of China 2018

16th November 2018 - 17th February 2019
The Giant Lanterns of China are back at Edinburgh Zoo! It's a new and exciting adventure as Scottish myths, ancient Chinese legends and incredible creatures come to life this winter.
Growing Up With Books

Growing Up With Books

1st June 2018 - 9th December 2018
Explore the world of children’s books in this exhibition on now at the Museum of Childhood.
Historic Underground

Historic Underground

1st January 2018 - 31st December 2018
Discover a dark, damp world unchanged since the 18th century in this tour of Blair Street Underground Vaults with Mercat Tours.
In Focus: Scottish Photography

In Focus: Scottish Photography

7th July 2018 - 12th May 2019
This exhibition showcases the City Art Centre’s photographic collections, charting the development of fine art photography in Scotland from the 19th century to present day.
Jack and the Beanstalk

Jack and the Beanstalk

27th November 2018 - 5th January 2019
Join us at The Brunton for Jack and the Beanstalk, a fun packed panto with an up to date twist on the well-known story!
Kids Hip Hop Dance Classes at Shapes Studio, Leith

Kids Hip Hop Dance Classes at Shapes Studio, Leith

3rd September 2018 - 14th December 2018
Kids hip hop dance classes are back at Shapes Studio from 3rd September, taught by resident teacher Ashley Jack.
King’s Panto: Beauty and the Beast

King’s Panto: Beauty and the Beast

1st December 2018 - 20th January 2019
Edinburgh panto legends Allan Stewart, Andy Gray & Grant Stott return to the King's Theatre in Beauty and the Beast!
La Clique Noël - Part Deux

La Clique Noël - Part Deux

16th November 2018 - 5th January 2019
La Clique Noël returns home to Edinburgh for Christmas with a new seasonal spectacular, La Clique Noël - Part Deux.
Meet the Barbersurgeon

Meet the Barbersurgeon

3rd December 2018 - 5th December 2018
It's 1573 and once more Edinburgh Castle is under siege! Meet the Barbersurgeon and see the tools of the surgical trade in his medical cabinet.
Motown The Musical

Motown The Musical

20th November 2018 - 8th December 2018
The Scottish premiere of Motown The Musical hits Edinburgh Playhouse from 20 November until 8 December 2018.
OpenJump 7+

OpenJump 7+

1st July 2017 - 31st December 2018
Jump around on over 19,000ft2 of interconnected, world-class trampolines at Ryze Edinburgh's OpenJump sessions!
Recruiting 28-32 Month Old Wee Scientist

Recruiting 28-32 Month Old Wee Scientist

27th September 2018 - 31st December 2018
Do you know a wee scientist, 28-32 months old? Do they speak English? If so, come help us understand how toddlers learn about the world in our Wee Science language study!
Robert Blomfield: Edinburgh Street Photography | An Unseen Archive

Robert Blomfield: Edinburgh Street Photography | An Unseen Archive

24th November 2018 - 17th March 2019
This exhibition displays a selection of Robert Blomfield's stunning private archive, documenting the dramatic shifts taking place in Edinburgh’s urban landscape during the 1960s.
Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour 138th Open Annual Exhibition

Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour 138th Open Annual Exhibition

26th November 2018 - 13th December 2018
The captivating nature of watercolour painting is celebrated at the 138th Open Annual Exhibition by The Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour.
Santa’s Grotto

Santa’s Grotto

17th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Christmas just wouldn't be Christmas without a visit to Santa... when he arrives at Santa Land in George Street.
Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Edinburgh

Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Edinburgh

18th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Bring your little ones along to Dobbies Edinburgh for an exciting festive experience at Santa's Grotto!
Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Livingston

Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Livingston

18th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Bring your little ones along to Dobbies Livingston for an exciting festive experience at Father Christmas’ Grotto!
Scotland’s Gardens - Hunter’s Tryst

Scotland’s Gardens - Hunter’s Tryst

1st January 2018 - 31st December 2018
Scotland’s Gardens 2016 - Hunter's Tryst is a hidden treasure & was featured on "The Beechgrove Garden" June 2015.
Sharing for a Saner Future - Film Presentation

Sharing for a Saner Future - Film Presentation

4th December 2018
Please join Share International for a thought-provoking film presentation of a talk in Japan by lecturer and artist Benjamin Creme.
Silent Light

Silent Light

19th November 2018 - 29th December 2018
In a world first, Silent Light brings together the spectacular Street of Light from Edinburgh’s Christmas 2015 and 2016 and silent disco headphones to give you the ultimate street party.
Storyworlds: Paper Sculptures by Edinburgh Young Artists

Storyworlds: Paper Sculptures by Edinburgh Young Artists

10th November 2018 - 12th May 2019
Storyworlds is a magical group of sculptures showing tiny enchanted storyworlds under glass domes completed by senior students of art. The exhibition is on at The Writers' Museum from 10th November.
Tamagotchi Tuesdays - 80’s, 90’s, 00’s throwback

Tamagotchi Tuesdays - 80’s, 90’s, 00’s throwback

4th December 2018
Edinburgh's weekly throwback clubnight at Subway Cowgate brings you the hits of 80’s, 90’s, 00’s.
The NewbyCore Breakfast Club

The NewbyCore Breakfast Club

4th December 2018
NewbyCore Business Breakfast Club aims to bring together the best speakers from across the country whilst allowing you time to network with like-minded professionals and creatives.
Village Christmas Party Selection Box

Village Christmas Party Selection Box

29th November 2018 - 22nd December 2018
Enjoy a real mix of Christmas Parties this year at the Village Hotel Edinburgh. You pick your favourite and we’ll mix the tunes!
Vinyasa Krama Yoga

Vinyasa Krama Yoga

5th September 2018 - 12th December 2018
Yogatherapy invites you to come along and try Vinyasa Krama Yoga with Jean Itier at the Santosa Yoga Studio in Leith.
Visible Girls/Invisible Spaces

Visible Girls/Invisible Spaces

10th November 2018 - 21st December 2018
Visible Girls/Invisible Spaces is a special exhibition brought to Summerhall by Historic Environment Scotland as part of the Year of Young People.
Wee Scientist Wanted: English-Polish Child Language Study

Wee Scientist Wanted: English-Polish Child Language Study

3rd October 2018 - 31st December 2018
Bilingualism Matters, Wee Science, and the University of Edinburgh are currently looking for young children (aged 24-30 months) from English-Polish families for a fun study.
Wendy and Peter Pan

Wendy and Peter Pan

29th November 2018 - 5th January 2019
Full of fairy-dust, adventure and all your favourite characters this magical story is everything a Christmas treat should be.
Winter Windows

Winter Windows

17th November 2018 - 26th December 2018
Come and see Edinburgh's 2018 Winter Windows, designed by budding young artists from Edinburgh’s schools to the theme of Kindness!
Yottie Bear Treasure Hunt

Yottie Bear Treasure Hunt

3rd September 2018 - 31st December 2018
The Royal Yacht be hiding lots of cuddly Britannia Yottie Bears on board the ship for you to spot.
You Choose

You Choose

30th November 2018 - 5th January 2019
You Choose is a brand new interactive musical show for all the family, but in this show – YOU CHOOSE what happens!

Events in Fife

‘Journey Home’ - A new exhibition by artist, Janice Headrick

‘Journey Home’ - A new exhibition by artist, Janice Headrick

8th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
This exhibition at Greengate Gallery in Culross brings together a stunning collection of local landscapes by Clackmannanshire painter, Janice Headrick.
Bookbug Sessions at Dunfermline Carnegie Library and Galleries : Gaelic and Scots

Bookbug Sessions at Dunfermline Carnegie Library and Galleries : Gaelic and Scots

4th December 2018
Join us at Dunfermline Carnegie Library and Galleries on the first Tuesday of every month for a special bilingual Gaelic and Scots Bookbug session.
Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Dunfermline

Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Dunfermline

18th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Make it a Christmas to remember and see your child's eyes light up as they tuck into breakfast or tea with Santa at Dobbies Dunfermline!
Breakfast with Santa at Dobbies Dalgety Bay

Breakfast with Santa at Dobbies Dalgety Bay

18th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Make it a Christmas to remember and see your child's eyes light up as they tuck into breakfast with Santa at Dobbies Dalgety Bay!
Celebrating 120 Years - Kirkcaldy Photographic Society

Celebrating 120 Years - Kirkcaldy Photographic Society

17th November 2018 - 17th March 2019
To mark its 120th anniversary, Kirkcaldy Photographic Society presents “Kirkcaldy Then and Now” featuring photographs of Kirkcaldy landmarks over the last 120 years.
Exhibit A

Exhibit A

3rd November 2018 - 10th February 2019
A Fife Contemporary exhibition curated by Maggie Broadley combining her knowledge of contemporary craft with her love of Tartan Noir crime fiction.
Explorations 2018

Explorations 2018

6th October 2018 - 23rd February 2019
Dundee & East of Scotland Embroiderers Guild return to St Andrews with an exhibition of textile art. Anyone who enjoys art in all its forms is welcome!
Lest We Forget: Remembrances of World War I

Lest We Forget: Remembrances of World War I

17th October 2018 - 20th January 2019
An exhibition highlighting the stories of some of those commemorated on our local war memorials, how their lives were touched by war and how our communities remember them.
Making Memories

Making Memories

8th October 2018 - 29th December 2018
An exhibition showcasing a selection of inspiring art work, produced by patients attending the Day Hospice at Victoria Hospice, Kirkcaldy.
Paintings by Colin Joyce

Paintings by Colin Joyce

15th October 2018 - 29th December 2018
Come along and see an exhibition of paintings by Colin Joyce at Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries from 15th October.
Paper from across the sea - Washi Umi o Koete

Paper from across the sea - Washi Umi o Koete

8th September 2018 - 6th January 2019
This exhibition is a creative collaboration between Fife Dunfermline Printmakers Workshop and Mino Art Info, Japan, resulting in a colourful and unique fusion of artistic traditions and cultures.
Santa’s Grotto

Santa’s Grotto

18th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Bring the little ones along to Santa's Grotto at the Mercat Shopping Centre, Kirkcaldy from 18th November, on selected dates, until Christmas Eve!
Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Dalgety Bay

Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Dalgety Bay

18th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Bring your little ones along to Dobbies Dalgety Bay for an exciting festive experience at Santa's Grotto!
Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Dunfermline

Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Dunfermline

18th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Bring your little ones along to Dobbies Dunfermline for an exciting festive experience at Santa's Grotto!
Scotland from the Sky

Scotland from the Sky

3rd November 2018 - 13th January 2019
Scotland from the Sky brings a selection of the breathtaking aerial photography, featured in the book of the same name, on a tour which takes in Aberdour Castle and Gardens.
Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty

29th November 2018 - 5th January 2019
Set your alarm clocks for this year's Byre Panto as we join Sleeping Beauty and her pals for an adventure full of danger, excitement and lots of laughs!
SPAN - A Tale of Three Bridges

SPAN - A Tale of Three Bridges

1st September 2018 - 31st December 2018
This hand-on childrens exhibition will tell the stories of the Forth Rail Bridge, the Forth Road Bridge and the new Queensferry Crossing.
WOW! Incredible Inventions and Marvellous Machines

WOW! Incredible Inventions and Marvellous Machines

1st December 2018 - 31st December 2018
Just climb on-board our mobile museum to find out more about light, sound and movement as we explore how science has taken us from the magic lantern to the Raspberry Pi!

Events in Glasgow

Aladdin

Aladdin

1st December 2018 - 6th January 2019
Elaine C Smith returns as Widow Twankey in the magical pantomime adventure Aladdin, catch it at the King's Theatre Glasgow in 2018!
‘Sno Show!

‘Sno Show!

1st December 2018 - 30th December 2018
Bring your wee ones aged 3 – 7 for this interactive festive tale at Scottish Youth Theatre and together we can find out why there ‘Sno Snow this December!
Baby Breakfast

Baby Breakfast

4th December 2018
Enjoy a coffee with other parents & carers while the wee ones play at Loks Bar and Kitchen's Baby Breakfasts!
Baking Masterclasses Autumn Season

Baking Masterclasses Autumn Season

4th December 2018
The Autumn season of baking masterclasses brought to you by Dandelion Cafe and Bella’s Cakes begins on September 4th!
Benny Lynch: The Little King of the Gorbals

Benny Lynch: The Little King of the Gorbals

16th August 2018 - 30th June 2020
The People’s Palace is hosting a community display which gathers together never seen before objects from Benny Lynch’s life and career.
Bounce and Rhyme

Bounce and Rhyme

4th December 2018
Bounce and Rhyme are free and fun sessions for parents, carers and children 3 or under held weekly in several Glasgow Libraries!
Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Milngavie

Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Milngavie

24th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Make it a Christmas to remember and see your child's eyes light up as they tuck into breakfast or tea with Santa at Dobbies Milngavie!
Bridgeton Cross Retail Market

Bridgeton Cross Retail Market

4th December 2018
Browse the stalls and bag yourself a bargain at the twice weekly City Markets Bridgeton Cross Retail Market!
Britney and the Beast

Britney and the Beast

1st December 2018 - 5th January 2019
Insideout Theatre Productions Ltd are back for the 4th year running at Websters Theatre Glasgow with this years panto, Britney and the Beast!
Brushes with War

Brushes with War

21st September 2018 - 6th January 2019
Brushes with War at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum is a powerful and emotive insight into the experience of soldiers from World War I through the drawings and paintings they created.
Citizens Theatre presents A Christmas Carol

Citizens Theatre presents A Christmas Carol

4th December 2018 - 6th January 2019
A Christmas Carol will warm even the coldest of hearts and leave all rejoicing in the Christmas spirit this winter when the hit 2014 production returns!
Clyde Shopping Centre Christmas Grotto

Clyde Shopping Centre Christmas Grotto

17th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Come along to Clyde Shopping Centre this festive season and pay a visit to Santa in his magical grotto!
Curious About Glasgow

Curious About Glasgow

1st January 2018 - 31st December 2018
Have fun discovering Glasgow with a self-guided, heritage walk with a treasure hunt theme from Curious About!
Des McLean & Gary Little

Des McLean & Gary Little

4th December 2018
Join Award winning comedians Gary Little & Des Mclean for a top night of stand up comedy in Scotland’s premier Indian restaurant!
Distillery Tour & Whisky Tasting

Distillery Tour & Whisky Tasting

1st July 2018 - 31st December 2019
Come to The Clydeside Distillery, immerse yourself in Glasgow history and watch the craftsmen distil pure new make spirit by hand, the time-honoured way on the tour followed by a whisky tasting!
Don’t Mention The C Word

Don’t Mention The C Word

4th December 2018
Join the team at The Bungo for Don’t Mention The C Word, their annual journey through the world of festive food and wine!
Exhibition: La mode et ses codes vestimentaires

Exhibition: La mode et ses codes vestimentaires

15th October 2018 - 21st December 2018
Each year, the Fondation Alliance Française runs an international photography competition within its worldwide network of Alliances Françaises.
Fairway to Heaven Exhibition

Fairway to Heaven Exhibition

10th November 2018 - 22nd December 2018
Alexander Millar, one of the UK's most popular and collectable artists, has opened his own pop up gallery in Glasgow's Princes Square!
Flutter

Flutter

1st December 2018 - 5th December 2018
Flutter is an interactive, immersive performance for 2 to 6 year olds, catch it at Platform Glasgow this December!
Glasgow Arts presents Sleeping Beauty

Glasgow Arts presents Sleeping Beauty

4th December 2018 - 22nd December 2018
Glasgow Arts presents their annual production Sleeping Beauty, a traditional Glasgow panto touring to venues across the city this December!
Glasgow Central Station Tours

Glasgow Central Station Tours

3rd January 2018 - 31st December 2018
Glasgow Central Tours offer you the chance to explore behind the scenes of Glasgow's most iconic and busiest landmarks, Central Station!
Glasgow Christmas Markets

Glasgow Christmas Markets

9th November 2018 - 31st December 2018
The Glasgow Christmas Markets return to George Square & St Enoch Square again for 2018 offering a wide selection of festive delights!
Glasgow Harold Night - Free Improv Comedy

Glasgow Harold Night - Free Improv Comedy

4th December 2018
Join Improv Glasgow their regular Harold Night at Blackfriars - a hilarious show, completely improvised, based off an audience suggestion!
Good Move Glasgow Health Walks

Good Move Glasgow Health Walks

1st January 2018 - 31st December 2019
Good Move Glasgow run Health Walks right across the city which are suitable for all ages and abilities!
Govanhill BabyCafe

Govanhill BabyCafe

4th December 2018
Come for help with breastfeeding issues or just to have coffee, cake and chat at the Govanhill BabyCafe.
Hannah Frank 110th Birthday Exhibition

Hannah Frank 110th Birthday Exhibition

19th November 2018 - 6th February 2019
Between November and February, Glasgow University Chapel will host an exhibition of the drawings and sculpture of the late Glasgow artist Hannah Frank, who died ten years ago at the age of 100.
Harriet Winter Tour - Glasgow

Harriet Winter Tour - Glasgow

4th December 2018
After several sold-out UK performances, singer-songwriter, Harriet, is back on the road for a hand-selected run of shows in December this year, kicking off at Oran Mor Glasgow!
Harry Benson: From Glasgow to America

Harry Benson: From Glasgow to America

19th May 2018 - 30th December 2018
Pollok House brings together photographs from photo-journalist Harry Benson's native Glasgow alongside images created during an illustrious career in America in this exhibition.
Henry Coombes and Marcella McIntosh: Ayes in Your Head

Henry Coombes and Marcella McIntosh: Ayes in Your Head

10th November 2018 - 19th January 2019
Ayes in Your Head is an exhibition bringing together drawings and paintings by award-winning film-maker and visual artist, Henry Coombes and collaborator, Marcella McIntosh.
Higher Chemistry Tutorials

Higher Chemistry Tutorials

21st August 2018 - 11th December 2018
Clear Cut Chemistry are running Higher Chemistry Tutorials with a difference at Knightswood Community Centre!
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

4th December 2018
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
Inside Out: Ronald Forbes: Paintings and Films

Inside Out: Ronald Forbes: Paintings and Films

26th October 2018 - 16th December 2018
Studio Pavilion at House for an Art Lover is pleased to present Inside Out: Ronald Forbes: Paintings and Films a solo exhibition by Scottish artist Ronald Forbes.
Insight Talks at the Hunterian

Insight Talks at the Hunterian

4th December 2018
Gain an insight into The Hunterian's world class collections at one of their weekly lunchtime talks!
Kelvin Hall Building Tours

Kelvin Hall Building Tours

4th December 2018
Join the volunteer tour guides for a free 45 minute tour of Kelvin Hall and take a peek behind the scenes in Glasgow Museums' store!
Kelvingrove Organ Recitals

Kelvingrove Organ Recitals

1st January 2018 - 31st December 2018
Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum holds delightful daily recitals by eminent local organists and visiting players!
Kirkintilloch BabyCafe

Kirkintilloch BabyCafe

4th December 2018
Come for help with breastfeeding issues or just to have coffee, cake and chat at the Kirkintilloch BabyCafe.
Lea Michele and Darren Criss

Lea Michele and Darren Criss

4th December 2018
Following the demand of fans and rave reviews, Lea Michele and Darren Criss continue their wildly successful LM/DC Tour with a night at the SEC Glasgow on December 4th!
Mackintosh at the GSA Tour

Mackintosh at the GSA Tour

4th January 2018 - 19th December 2018
Join a daily tour with GSA's talented student guides to view their unique collection of original Mackintosh furniture!
Mammy Goose

Mammy Goose

27th November 2018 - 6th January 2019
Johnny McKnight returns to the stage in this year's rip-rollicking panto, Mammy Goose, at the Tron Theatre!
Maryhill Burgh Halls Free Tours

Maryhill Burgh Halls Free Tours

1st January 2018 - 31st December 2018
Maryhill Burgh Halls run free tours of their magnificent building on request - learn about the history of the building and the local area!
Meet Father Christmas at Hamleys!

Meet Father Christmas at Hamleys!

24th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
This winter, prepare to make magical memories as Father Christmas arrives at Hamleys Glasgow to spread festive joy to all!
Mrs Claus at Pollok House

Mrs Claus at Pollok House

1st December 2018 - 24th December 2018
Come and visit Mrs Claus at Pollok House which will be decorated from top to toe in all it's seasonal finery!
OpenJump 7+

OpenJump 7+

1st July 2017 - 31st December 2018
Jump around on over 19,000ft2 of interconnected, world-class trampolines at Ryze Glasgow's OpenJump sessions!
Oran Mor Christmas Panto 2018: The Lying Bitch and The Wardrobe

Oran Mor Christmas Panto 2018: The Lying Bitch and The Wardrobe

26th November 2018 - 29th December 2018
The World famous A Play, A Pie and A Pint return to Oran Mor with their brand new Christmas Panto, The Lying Bitch and The Wardrobe!
Pub Quiz with Miss Baby Jane

Pub Quiz with Miss Baby Jane

4th December 2018
Brodies Strathbungo hosts a weekly pub quiz on Tuesday evenings hosted by Scotland's least favourite Jewish Drag Queen, Miss Baby Jane!
Quarriers Glasgow Group Activities

Quarriers Glasgow Group Activities

1st July 2018 - 31st December 2019
Quarriers Glasgow Group Activities provides group activities for adults with learning disabilities in the north west and south areas of Glasgow.
Razorlight

Razorlight

4th December 2018
Razorlight return to Glasgow on 4th December playing their greatest hits and tracks from the new album!
Red & Black Song Club

Red & Black Song Club

4th December 2018
Join the Red & Black Song Club every fortnight at Woodlands Workspace to sing songs of resistance, anti-fascism and struggle.
Remember December

Remember December

30th November 2018 - 31st December 2018
Remember December is a fun-filled festive adventure for 3 - 6 year olds and their adults at the Tron Theatre!
Roller Disco

Roller Disco

4th December 2018
Grab the kids, get your skates on and enjoy a family friendly disco at the Rollerstop Roller Rink!
Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Milngavie

Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Milngavie

24th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Bring your little ones along to Dobbies Milngavie for an exciting festive experience at Santa's Grotto!
Soldiers: An exhibition by artist Tom McKendrick

Soldiers: An exhibition by artist Tom McKendrick

6th November 2018 - 12th January 2019
To mark the centenary of the end of WWI, Clydebank Museum and Art Gallery will host 'Soldiers', an exhibition of portraits of men and women who have served their country.
South Glasgow Bookbug Sessions

South Glasgow Bookbug Sessions

4th December 2018
Come along and join in the fun at the free and interactive South Glasgow Bookbug Sessions for wee ones!
Special Interest Tours

Special Interest Tours

4th December 2018
Meet the specialist staff at GMRC and learn about their area of the museum collection... come and discover something new!
Staff Picks

Staff Picks

4th December 2018
Fancy spending your lunchtime break doing something different? Pop into GoMA for one of their weekly 10 minute talks and find out what are their staff’s favourite artworks!
Tea Dance

Tea Dance

4th December 2018
Join David & Elizabeth at Two2dance for their weekly Tea Dance class on Tuesday afternoons at Mount Vernon Community Hall!
Tennent’s Brewery Tour

Tennent’s Brewery Tour

1st January 2018 - 31st December 2019
Find out how Wellpark Brewery make Tennent's so special on one of their daily Brewery Tours!
The Bodyguard

The Bodyguard

3rd December 2018 - 29th December 2018
The Theatre Royal Glasgow are delighted to announce that the international smash hit musical, The Bodyguard will open its UK tour at Theatre Royal, Glasgow this Christmas!
The Cardigans

The Cardigans

4th December 2018
The Cardigans​ are heading back to the UK, and will be playing their iconic album 'Gran Turismo' in full! Catch them at the O2 Academy on December 4th!
The Great Muslim Panto: If the Shoe Fits Part 2

The Great Muslim Panto: If the Shoe Fits Part 2

4th December 2018
Beat boredom with some family-friendly fun and follow theatre company Once Upon a Family (a real-life family of seven) on their hilarious journey to perform the UK’s first ever halal pantomime!
The Magical Adventures Of Cinderella

The Magical Adventures Of Cinderella

29th November 2018 - 13th January 2019
Classic family pantomime, The Magical Adventures Of Cinderella, comes to the Pavilion Theatre Glasgow this festive season featuring an all star cast!
The Magical Santa’s Grotto at Loch Lomond Shores

The Magical Santa’s Grotto at Loch Lomond Shores

17th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
For the most magical Christmas experience this year, visit Santa and his elves at Loch Lomond Shores!
Toddlers Tales

Toddlers Tales

4th December 2018
Toddlers Tales are free and fun sessions for parents, carers and children aged 3-5 held weekly in Glasgow Libraries!
Tours of The Mackintosh House

Tours of The Mackintosh House

4th December 2018
Enjoy a 30 minute guided tour of The Mackintosh House, a meticulous re-assemblage of the principal interiors of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his wife's Glasgow home.
Traditional Irish Music Session

Traditional Irish Music Session

4th December 2018
Come along to Sweeneys on the Park and enjoy the talented musicians playing Traditional Irish and Scottish tunes!
Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

Tweeting Toddlers with the RSPB

4th December 2018
Join RSPB Glasgow's exciting group for toddlers and carers with animal-themed songs, stories and activities!
Village Hotel Glasgow Christmas Selection Box

Village Hotel Glasgow Christmas Selection Box

1st December 2018 - 1st January 2019
Decisions, decisions! They all look so tasty! Village Hotels has so many tempting festive parties and celebrations for you in 2018, all choc full of the best food and entertainment!
War & Peas: Feeding People in Times of Conflict

War & Peas: Feeding People in Times of Conflict

5th November 2018 - 17th December 2018
The War and Peas project will culminate in a celebratory exhibition at the Glasgow City Archives, come along to find out what we have learnt during our project!

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Active Communities’ Jogging Buddies

Active Communities’ Jogging Buddies

4th December 2018
Active Communities run a series of jogging groups throughout Renfrewshire on a weekly basis!
Active Communities’ Walking Buddies

Active Communities’ Walking Buddies

4th December 2018
Active Communities run a series of walking groups throughout Renfrewshire on a weekly basis!
Bishopton Art Group Exhibition

Bishopton Art Group Exhibition

27th November 2018 - 4th January 2019
Bishopton Art Group are holding their latest exhibition at The Bridge, Bridge of Weir between 27th November and 4th January!
Breakfast or Tea with Santa at Dobbies Braehead

Breakfast or Tea with Santa at Dobbies Braehead

24th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Make it a Christmas to remember and see your child's eyes light up as they tuck into breakfast or tea with Santa at Dobbies Braehead!
Christmas at The Glynhill

Christmas at The Glynhill

24th November 2018 - 2nd January 2019
Christmas starts early at The Glynhill Hotel with their Men of Motown Party Night on the 24th November and continuing through to the 2nd January with their New Year celebrations.
Christmas Tree Tagging

Christmas Tree Tagging

17th November 2018 - 23rd December 2018
Bring the family along to Finlaystone Country Estate to choose and 'tag' your very own Christmas tree.
Comicrazy Cafe Events

Comicrazy Cafe Events

1st December 2017 - 31st December 2018
Paisley's specialist comic book and trading card shop, Comicrazy, have events on everyday for all hobbies including Pokémon, Yugioh and Magic The Gathering!
Crafty Play Cafe

Crafty Play Cafe

4th December 2018
Sick of Softplay? Three Sisters Bake have the answer! Come along to their Crafty Play Cafe on Tuesdays and enjoy a relaxing lunch or coffee while the kids play!
Dick Whittington

Dick Whittington

4th December 2018 - 8th December 2018
Paisley Players Amateur Dramatics Group return to Gallowhill Community Centre with their family pantomime for 2018... Dick Whittington!
Dine With Santa

Dine With Santa

24th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Enjoy a truly magical festive experience for all the family when Santa returns to Snow Factor Braehead from Saturday 24th November!
Freezin’ - The Story of the Snow Queen

Freezin’ - The Story of the Snow Queen

1st December 2018 - 8th December 2018
After sell-out shows last December the Johnstone Phoenix Theatre Group are back with their hit pantomime Freezin' - The Story of the Snow Queen this Christmas!
Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

4th December 2018
Built in the 12th century and steeped in history, Paisley Abbey is a fascinating building to visit, find out more on one of the regular guided tours!
Jack and the Beanstalk

Jack and the Beanstalk

28th November 2018 - 31st December 2018
PACE Theatre Company return to Paisley Arts Centre this Christmas with the exciting tale of Jack and the Beanstalk!
Paisley First Nutcracker Trail

Paisley First Nutcracker Trail

17th November 2018 - 30th December 2018
As part of the annual Paisley WinterFest events, Paisley First is once again holding a free interactive festive Nutcracker Trail throughout the town this festive season!
Paisley First WinterFest

Paisley First WinterFest

24th November 2018 - 30th December 2018
Paisley First's five week Christmas spectacular, WinterFest is returning to the streets of Paisley town centre this festive season!
Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

4th December 2018
Free, fun and fantastic! Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions throughout the week!
Santa and the Snow

Santa and the Snow

17th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Santa And The Snow will take your child on a journey through Elf School, Santa’s Workshop, Meeting Santa himself and a custom built Snow Play Area!
Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Braehead

Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Braehead

24th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Bring your little ones along to Dobbies Braehead for an exciting festive experience at Santa's Grotto!
Talk It Over Group Paisley

Talk It Over Group Paisley

4th December 2018
Held on Tuesdays during term time, the Talk It Over Group offers peer support to mums feeling anxious, lonely and affected by post natal depression.

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

A Ladder to the Stars

A Ladder to the Stars

27th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Visible Fictions & Aberdeen Performing Arts present A Ladder to the Stars at Macrobert Arts Centre this Christmas.
Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Stirling

Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Stirling

18th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Make it a Christmas to remember and see your child's eyes light up as they tuck into breakfast or tea with Santa at Dobbies Stirling!
Brick Wonders

Brick Wonders

29th September 2018 - 23rd January 2019
Historic Environment Scotland presents Brick Wonders at Stirling Castle featuring recreations in LEGO® bricks of amazing sights from around the world, curated by artist Warren Elsmore!
Christmas Shopping Fayre

Christmas Shopping Fayre

4th December 2018
Stirling Castle invites you to join in the spirit of Christmas at their annual fayre in the Great Hall, December 4th.
Exhibition: The Scots Who Built the White House

Exhibition: The Scots Who Built the White House

22nd October 2018 - 12th April 2019
In 1794, seven Scottish stonemasons left Edinburgh New Town for Washington DC to help build the official residence of the President of the United States. Explore their story in our new exhibition.
Handmade Exhibition

Handmade Exhibition

17th November 2018 - 6th January 2019
Explore our annual Christmas sale of arts and crafts made in Scotland at Macrobert Arts Centre, back for a forth year, and maybe pick up a Christmas gift or two!
Legion by Rough Castle Experiences

Legion by Rough Castle Experiences

7th November 2018 - 16th December 2018
Join Rough Castle Experiences for a magical sound and light family adventure taking you back in time at their first event “Legion”, a family event like no other!
New Swing and Salsa Dance Class

New Swing and Salsa Dance Class

2nd March 2018 - 14th December 2018
Join CoStep.Co's new weekly dance classes starting in Blair Drummond Community Hall on Friday evenings from March 2018.
Royal Opera House Live: The Nutcracker

Royal Opera House Live: The Nutcracker

3rd December 2018 - 9th December 2018
Royal Opera House Live: Discover the enchantment of this ballet as The Nutcracker is screened Live at Macrobert Arts Centre in December.
Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Stirling

Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Stirling

18th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Bring your little ones along to Dobbies Stirling for an exciting festive experience at Santa's Grotto!
Santa’s Woodland Experience

Santa’s Woodland Experience

30th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Santa's Woodland Experience returns to our woodland at North Ballochruin from 30th November until Christmas Eve 2018.
Scotland’s Gardens - Rowberrow

Scotland’s Gardens - Rowberrow

1st February 2018 - 31st December 2018
Scotland’s Gardens - Rowberrow is a colourful garden with unusual specimens overlooking Dollar Glen.
Sleepin’ Cutie

Sleepin’ Cutie

23rd November 2018 - 31st December 2018
Sleepin’ Cutie - Let’s boo, hiss, laugh and sing at this panto extravaganza at Macrobert Arts Centre!
Stirling Reindeer Trail

Stirling Reindeer Trail

18th November 2018 - 5th January 2019
Keep an eye out for 20 cleverly decorated reindeers appearing in Stirling shops over the Christmas period - find them all to win fantastic prizes!
The Booker Prize Foundation Universities Initiative with author Anne Enright

The Booker Prize Foundation Universities Initiative with author Anne Enright

4th December 2018
The University of Stirling is pleased to welcome you to a literary event with Anne Enright, author of The Gathering which won the Man Booker Prize in 2007.
The Crafters Roadshow - Christmas Market at the Thistles

The Crafters Roadshow - Christmas Market at the Thistles

1st November 2018 - 31st December 2018
Join The Makers at The Thistles Stirling first ever Christmas Market on from 1st November to 30th December and shop from the best in Scottish Crafts!
Vintage Afternoon Tea

Vintage Afternoon Tea

11th December 2017 - 10th December 2018
Enjoy a beautiful vintage afternoon tea with friends, family or colleagues at Friars Wynd Hotel.

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