October Half Term events in Lanarkshire

View all the upcoming October Half Term events taking place throughout Lanarkshire below or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Lanarkshire

GAME PLAN Board Games Rediscovered

GAME PLAN Board Games Rediscovered

20th July 2018 - 4th November 2018
The GAME PLAN Board Games Rediscovered exhibition at New Lanark will celebrate the joy, excitement and occasional frustration of playing board games! Read more
Outbreak: Night Terror

Outbreak: Night Terror

28th September 2018 - 31st October 2018
Returning for 2018, Outbreak: Night Terror Dream Decay is a terrifyingly unforgettable Halloween experience at M&Ds Scotland's Theme Park! Read more
October Ghost and Ghoul Hunt

October Ghost and Ghoul Hunt

13th October 2018 - 28th October 2018
There's spooky goings on at Calderglen this October! Do you dare brave the Ghost and Ghoul Hunt? Read more
October Week Holiday Activities with North Lanarkshire Heritage

October Week Holiday Activities with North Lanarkshire Heritage

13th October 2018 - 20th October 2018
A spooky selection of family friendly activities are being held in North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre throughout the October week holiday! Read more
Pumpkin Festival at M&D’s

Pumpkin Festival at M&D’s

13th October 2018 - 21st October 2018
The Pumpkin Festival at M&D’s will be a fantastic experience for the whole family featuring Pumpkin picking, haymazing hay maze, Halloween themed games, spooky storytelling plus more! Read more
Go Wild in Autumn

Go Wild in Autumn

15th October 2018 - 21st October 2018
Go Wild in the countryside during the October Half Term holidays at the award-winning National Museum of Rural Life! Read more
Skills Workshops at The Hub

Skills Workshops at The Hub

15th October 2018 - 19th October 2018
With another school holiday looming, Scotland’s largest undercover shopping and leisure centre has pulled out the stops to create a packed programme of activities to keep the kids amused! Read more
The Snail and the Whale

The Snail and the Whale

18th October 2018 - 19th October 2018
Tall Stories presents The Snail and the Whale at Lanark Memorial Hall inspired by the book by Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler! Read more
Autumn Crafts Workshop

Autumn Crafts Workshop

19th October 2018
Join the team at Calderglen Country Park for their Autumn Crafts Workshops during the October half term break! Read more
Community Fun Day

Community Fun Day

19th October 2018
Join the David Livingstone Birthplace Project team at Rutherglen Town Hall on Friday 19th October for their FREE Community Fun Day! Read more
Spooktacular Messy Play - Hamilton

Spooktacular Messy Play - Hamilton

19th October 2018
Join Mess Around Lanarkshire for their Spooktacular Party at Trinity Parish Church, Hamilton on October 19th! Read more
Spooktober at Clyde Valley

Spooktober at Clyde Valley

19th October 2018
Take part in an array of spooky activities such as pumpkin carving, riding the ghost train and exploring the haunted house at Clyde Valley Family Park's Spooktober! Read more
Susie McCabe - Domestic Disaster

Susie McCabe - Domestic Disaster

19th October 2018
Susie McCabe is back with her brand new show for 2018 Domestic Disaster, featuring her unique brand of cynicism and solid hard-hitting punchlines! Read more
Premier British Wrestling

Premier British Wrestling

20th October 2018
Premier British Wrestling return to Airdrie Town Hall on Saturday 20th October with their biggest show yet, Maximum Impact 2018! Read more
Spooktacular Messy Play - Lanark

Spooktacular Messy Play - Lanark

20th October 2018
Join Mess Around Lanarkshire for their Spooktacular Party at St Nicholas Church Hall, Lanark on October 20th! Read more
Spooktober at Clyde Valley

Spooktober at Clyde Valley

20th October 2018
Take part in an array of spooky activities such as pumpkin carving, riding the ghost train and exploring the haunted house at Clyde Valley Family Park's Spooktober! Read more
Tootsies Spooktacular!

Tootsies Spooktacular!

20th October 2018
Tootsies' Spooktacular is a day full of Halloween themed fun for children aged 3 - 10 at Bellshill West Parish Church on October 20th! Read more
Biggar Day Out

Biggar Day Out

21st October 2018
Biggar
Biggar Little Festival pulls out all the stops for its biggest and best day out ever... Biggar Day Out on Sunday 21st October! Read more
Spooktober at Clyde Valley

Spooktober at Clyde Valley

21st October 2018
Take part in an array of spooky activities such as pumpkin carving, riding the ghost train and exploring the haunted house at Clyde Valley Family Park's Spooktober! Read more
Spooktober at Clyde Valley

Spooktober at Clyde Valley

27th October 2018
Take part in an array of spooky activities such as pumpkin carving, riding the ghost train and exploring the haunted house at Clyde Valley Family Park's Spooktober! Read more
Spooktober at Clyde Valley

Spooktober at Clyde Valley

28th October 2018
Take part in an array of spooky activities such as pumpkin carving, riding the ghost train and exploring the haunted house at Clyde Valley Family Park's Spooktober! Read more

Events in East Renfrewshire

Muddy Adventures

Muddy Adventures

15th October 2018 - 21st October 2018
Come join us at Greenbank Garden this October holiday for some Muddy Adventures! Put on your wellies & waterproofs and get outside for some nature spotting in our woodland!
Little Red Riding Hood’s Musical Adventure

Little Red Riding Hood’s Musical Adventure

20th October 2018
From the team behind the hugely popular Hairy Maclary Show, Little Red Riding Hood is a fun, original musical for children, with live music and love-able characters!
NDT Cycling Saturdays Rouken Glen

NDT Cycling Saturdays Rouken Glen

20th October 2018
Enjoy a leisurely paced ride and learn some useful cycle skills along the way with NDT Cycling's Saturday events at Rouken Glen Park!
Tennis For Free

Tennis For Free

20th October 2018
If you're free on a Saturday afternoon and would like to give tennis a try then 'Tennis For Free' at Cowan Park, Barrhead is just for you!
Tennis For Free

Tennis For Free

27th October 2018
If you're free on a Saturday afternoon and would like to give tennis a try then 'Tennis For Free' at Cowan Park, Barrhead is just for you!
Family Films at Eastwood Park Theatre

Family Films at Eastwood Park Theatre

31st October 2018
Come along to Eastwood Park Theatre for a special screening of some classic family films!
Family Films at Eastwood Park Theatre

Family Films at Eastwood Park Theatre

3rd November 2018
Come along to Eastwood Park Theatre for a special screening of some classic family films!
Tennis For Free

Tennis For Free

3rd November 2018
If you're free on a Saturday afternoon and would like to give tennis a try then 'Tennis For Free' at Cowan Park, Barrhead is just for you!
Tennis For Free

Tennis For Free

10th November 2018
If you're free on a Saturday afternoon and would like to give tennis a try then 'Tennis For Free' at Cowan Park, Barrhead is just for you!
Tennis For Free

Tennis For Free

17th November 2018
If you're free on a Saturday afternoon and would like to give tennis a try then 'Tennis For Free' at Cowan Park, Barrhead is just for you!
Tennis For Free

Tennis For Free

24th November 2018
If you're free on a Saturday afternoon and would like to give tennis a try then 'Tennis For Free' at Cowan Park, Barrhead is just for you!
Tennis For Free

Tennis For Free

1st December 2018
If you're free on a Saturday afternoon and would like to give tennis a try then 'Tennis For Free' at Cowan Park, Barrhead is just for you!
Tennis For Free

Tennis For Free

8th December 2018
If you're free on a Saturday afternoon and would like to give tennis a try then 'Tennis For Free' at Cowan Park, Barrhead is just for you!
Tennis For Free

Tennis For Free

15th December 2018
If you're free on a Saturday afternoon and would like to give tennis a try then 'Tennis For Free' at Cowan Park, Barrhead is just for you!
Tennis For Free

Tennis For Free

22nd December 2018
If you're free on a Saturday afternoon and would like to give tennis a try then 'Tennis For Free' at Cowan Park, Barrhead is just for you!
Tennis For Free

Tennis For Free

29th December 2018
If you're free on a Saturday afternoon and would like to give tennis a try then 'Tennis For Free' at Cowan Park, Barrhead is just for you!

Events in Edinburgh and the Lothians

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!
Cuddly Corgi Treasure Hunt

Cuddly Corgi Treasure Hunt

2nd January 2018 - 31st December 2018
We'll be hiding lots of cuddly Britannia toy corgis on board the ship for you to spot.
Enjoy Half-Term Fun at Dalkeith Country Park

Enjoy Half-Term Fun at Dalkeith Country Park

6th October 2018 - 22nd October 2018
Keep the kids out of the house over the half-term holidays! From zip-lines to big slides, fun will be at full throttle throughout Fort Douglas all month.
Spooky Happenings

Spooky Happenings

6th October 2018 - 31st October 2018
Explore a world of magic & shadows, with mysteries to solve and games to play at Almond Valley Heritage Centre.
Find Out About Minerals and Gems!

Find Out About Minerals and Gems!

15th October 2018 - 19th October 2018
Find Out About Minerals and Gems with special guests from the Scottish Mineral and Lapidary Club this October half term at Dynamic Earth!
Halloween Trail

Halloween Trail

15th October 2018 - 31st October 2018
Bring the children along to the Royal Botanic Gardens this October for a special Halloween Trail through the Garden.
The Edinburgh Sketcher In The Gallery

The Edinburgh Sketcher In The Gallery

19th October 2018
Come along to the City Art Centre on 19th October and learn to sketch with the famous Edinburgh Sketcher!
Halloween Magic School - with Edinburgh International Magic Festival

Halloween Magic School - with Edinburgh International Magic Festival

20th October 2018
Learn, create and perform your own magic at a spooky, magic workshop this Halloween at Lauriston Castle!
Operation Earth

Operation Earth

20th October 2018
Join us this October Half Term at Dynamic Earth for a final opportunity to take part in our interactive Operation Earth programme.
Operation Earth

Operation Earth

21st October 2018
Join us this October Half Term at Dynamic Earth for a final opportunity to take part in our interactive Operation Earth programme.
Unsung Heroines – the Role of the VADs

Unsung Heroines – the Role of the VADs

27th November 2018
Come and meet Mrs Jane Clark, the commandant of a unit of VAD nurses and hear her story at Edinburgh Castle.
Unsung Heroines – the Role of the VADs

Unsung Heroines – the Role of the VADs

28th November 2018
Come and meet Mrs Jane Clark, the commandant of a unit of VAD nurses and hear her story at Edinburgh Castle.

Events in Fife

Blooming Marvellous - A Family Friendly Gardening Show

Blooming Marvellous - A Family Friendly Gardening Show

1st October 2018 - 21st October 2018
Everything in the garden’s lovely as we explore the wonderful world of wildlife, plants and flowers through our colourful, interactive exhibition.
Fuora Dance Project Presents: W-hat About?

Fuora Dance Project Presents: W-hat About?

19th October 2018
W-hat About? is a brand new dance-theatre piece for children created by Fuora Dance Project and is an interactive celebration of the importance of the inter-generational family ties.
The Snail and the Whale

The Snail and the Whale

20th October 2018
Tall Stories presents The Snail and the Whale at the Byre Theatre St Andrews, inspired by the book by Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler!

Events in Glasgow

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!
Magipup Festival

Magipup Festival

13th October 2018 - 20th October 2018
The Scottish Mask and Puppet Centre's annual Magipup Festival will keep everyone entertained over October Half Term!
Monster Trail

Monster Trail

13th October 2018 - 21st October 2018
Can you help the team at Culzean Castle banish the menacing monsters from the Country Park this October Half Term?
October Holiday Fun at Glasgow Museums

October Holiday Fun at Glasgow Museums

13th October 2018 - 21st October 2018
Glasgow Museums are running a brilliant (and free) programme of events for families during the October school holidays!
One Peace Youth Wear Launch Party

One Peace Youth Wear Launch Party

13th October 2018 - 21st October 2018
One Peace Clothing are launching their new Youth Wear range at House of Fraser Glasgow which will feature two designated gaming areas in association with Resonate Gaming Experience!
Camp Indy - October Half Term Camp

Camp Indy - October Half Term Camp

15th October 2018 - 19th October 2018
Camp Indy return to Kelvinside Academy for the October Half Term with their personalised activity programme for kids!
Family Friendly Guided Tours at The Tall Ship at Riverside

Family Friendly Guided Tours at The Tall Ship at Riverside

15th October 2018 - 19th October 2018
Join the guides for a family friendly guided tour round The Tall Ship this October Holiday and learn about the history of the Glenlee!
October Adventure Days

October Adventure Days

15th October 2018 - 19th October 2018
This October Half Term, West End Adventure Group are running a fun and action packed week of activities including climbing, archery, kayaking, bush craft and hill walking!
October Multi Sports & Activity Programme

October Multi Sports & Activity Programme

15th October 2018 - 19th October 2018
Need something for the kids to do this October week? UTD Sports have Multi Sports and Activity Camps running from 15th - 19th October for ages 5 - 12!
Baltic Street Adventure Playground October Play Week

Baltic Street Adventure Playground October Play Week

16th October 2018 - 20th October 2018
Come down to Baltic Street for plenty of holiday fun including treehouse building, digging pits, cooking on the fire, gardening, music and more!
Wizard School

Wizard School

16th October 2018 - 19th October 2018
Join Scotland Street School for some spellbinding tricks and enchanting alchemy at their magical Wizard School this October Half Term!
BBC Good Food Show Scotland

BBC Good Food Show Scotland

19th October 2018 - 21st October 2018
The BBC Good Food Show returns to Glasgow from 19th - 21st October for a seasonal celebration of Scotland's finest food!
October Holiday Craft Club

October Holiday Craft Club

19th October 2018
Join Make Do & Grow for two full hours of arts, crafts and games fun, learning new skills from plaster of paris and clay to papier mache and basic sewing during the October holidays!
Resonate

Resonate

19th October 2018 - 21st October 2018
Whether you're a Minecraft fan, a YouTube enthusiast or a casual gamer, join thousands of others for Resonate – The Ultimate Gaming Experience!
Britain’s Got Talent Open Day

Britain’s Got Talent Open Day

20th October 2018
The Britain's Got Talent casting team will be in Glasgow on October 20th and they're on the lookout for Britain's next stars!
Cathcart Model Railway Exhibition

Cathcart Model Railway Exhibition

20th October 2018 - 21st October 2018
The annual Cathcart Model Railway Exhibition is being held Pollokshaws Burgh Hall on the 20th & 21st of October!
Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club

20th October 2018
The Gallery of Modern Art holds a regular, drop in, Saturday Morning Art Club for 3 to 12 year olds!
Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

20th October 2018
Don't miss the chance to get creative and have some family fun whilst exploring the fascinating museum stores at GMRC!
Andy and the Odd Socks

Andy and the Odd Socks

21st October 2018
Andy and the Odd Socks are coming to visit Glasgow! They'll be playing their first ever Scottish show at Drygate on October 21st!
Brunch with Rapunzel at The Butterfly and Pig South

Brunch with Rapunzel at The Butterfly and Pig South

21st October 2018
One 4 The Kids and The Butterfly and Pig South are excited to be welcoming Rapunzel to join everyone for Brunch this October!
Halloween Party at Darcys with Wonder Woman

Halloween Party at Darcys with Wonder Woman

21st October 2018
Join One 4 The Kids at Darcy's for two hours of Halloween fun including slime making, skeleton sweetie hands, mummie games, cupcake decorating and lots more!
Nature Fun Day

Nature Fun Day

21st October 2018
This October half term bring your wild things on an adventure at RSPB Scotland Loch Lomond hunting beasts and playing in the mud!
Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club

27th October 2018
The Gallery of Modern Art holds a regular, drop in, Saturday Morning Art Club for 3 to 12 year olds!
Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

27th October 2018
Don't miss the chance to get creative and have some family fun whilst exploring the fascinating museum stores at GMRC!
Woodland Nippers

Woodland Nippers

1st November 2018
Woodland Nippers is a fun, free, nature group for kids under 6 and their grown ups held monthly at Castlemilk Park!
Castlemilk Explorers

Castlemilk Explorers

3rd November 2018
Castlemilk Explorers is fun, free, nature group for 7 - 12 year old's to learn about nature in a fun environment!
Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club

3rd November 2018
The Gallery of Modern Art holds a regular, drop in, Saturday Morning Art Club for 3 to 12 year olds!
Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

3rd November 2018
Don't miss the chance to get creative and have some family fun whilst exploring the fascinating museum stores at GMRC!
Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club

10th November 2018
The Gallery of Modern Art holds a regular, drop in, Saturday Morning Art Club for 3 to 12 year olds!
Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

10th November 2018
Don't miss the chance to get creative and have some family fun whilst exploring the fascinating museum stores at GMRC!
Tram Man Tours

Tram Man Tours

12th November 2018
Take a trip through history at the Riverside Museum on a guided tour with Tram Man, don't be late or he'll leave without you!
Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club

17th November 2018
The Gallery of Modern Art holds a regular, drop in, Saturday Morning Art Club for 3 to 12 year olds!
Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

17th November 2018
Don't miss the chance to get creative and have some family fun whilst exploring the fascinating museum stores at GMRC!
Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club

24th November 2018
The Gallery of Modern Art holds a regular, drop in, Saturday Morning Art Club for 3 to 12 year olds!
Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

24th November 2018
Don't miss the chance to get creative and have some family fun whilst exploring the fascinating museum stores at GMRC!
Tram Man Tours

Tram Man Tours

26th November 2018
Take a trip through history at the Riverside Museum on a guided tour with Tram Man, don't be late or he'll leave without you!
Castlemilk Explorers

Castlemilk Explorers

1st December 2018
Castlemilk Explorers is fun, free, nature group for 7 - 12 year old's to learn about nature in a fun environment!
Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club

1st December 2018
The Gallery of Modern Art holds a regular, drop in, Saturday Morning Art Club for 3 to 12 year olds!
Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

1st December 2018
Don't miss the chance to get creative and have some family fun whilst exploring the fascinating museum stores at GMRC!
Woodland Nippers

Woodland Nippers

6th December 2018
Woodland Nippers is a fun, free, nature group for kids under 6 and their grown ups held monthly at Castlemilk Park!
Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club

8th December 2018
The Gallery of Modern Art holds a regular, drop in, Saturday Morning Art Club for 3 to 12 year olds!
Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

8th December 2018
Don't miss the chance to get creative and have some family fun whilst exploring the fascinating museum stores at GMRC!
Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club

15th December 2018
The Gallery of Modern Art holds a regular, drop in, Saturday Morning Art Club for 3 to 12 year olds!
Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

15th December 2018
Don't miss the chance to get creative and have some family fun whilst exploring the fascinating museum stores at GMRC!
Saturday Art Club

Saturday Art Club

22nd December 2018
The Gallery of Modern Art holds a regular, drop in, Saturday Morning Art Club for 3 to 12 year olds!
Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

Weekly Store Hunters Family Programme

22nd December 2018
Don't miss the chance to get creative and have some family fun whilst exploring the fascinating museum stores at GMRC!
Castlemilk Explorers

Castlemilk Explorers

2nd February 2019
Castlemilk Explorers is fun, free, nature group for 7 - 12 year old's to learn about nature in a fun environment!
Castlemilk Explorers

Castlemilk Explorers

2nd March 2019
Castlemilk Explorers is fun, free, nature group for 7 - 12 year old's to learn about nature in a fun environment!

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Do’s & Don’ts

Do’s & Don’ts

12th October 2018 - 21st October 2018
NTS and award winning documentary theatre socialists Rimini Protokoll present Do's and Don'ts in this unusual and exciting tour around Paisley.
The Wee Spree

The Wee Spree

12th October 2018 - 20th October 2018
The Wee Spree returns to this year's Spree Festival with plenty of fun activities to keep the kids entertained during the October holidays!
PACE Detectives and the Halloween Hunt

PACE Detectives and the Halloween Hunt

15th October 2018 - 20th October 2018
This October half term join PACE and create a show in a week at 'PACE Detectives and the Halloween Hunt'!
Peter Pan

Peter Pan

15th October 2018 - 20th October 2018
Spend a week rehearsing a performance based on JM Barrie's much-loved tale of the Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up this October Half Term with PACE!
Street Stuff October Week Fun

Street Stuff October Week Fun

15th October 2018 - 19th October 2018
Football, gaming and much more will be available for young people aged 8 to 16 to take part in for free this October half term courtesy of Street Stuff!
Thriller: A Musical Showcase

Thriller: A Musical Showcase

15th October 2018 - 19th October 2018
Wanna be startin' something? How about a week of fun-filled song and dance at PACE Yout Theatre's Thriller: A Musical Showcase!
Little Adventurers Explore - Pumpkin Patch Factory

Little Adventurers Explore - Pumpkin Patch Factory

20th October 2018
PACE Youth Theatre hold regular workshops for 3 to 5 year olds! Join them on October 20th for 'Pumpkin Patch Factory'!
Classic Car Show

Classic Car Show

21st October 2018
Join us on the shores of Castle Semple to admire a dazzling array of beautiful cars at the annual Classic Car Show!
Engineering Wonder

Engineering Wonder

22nd October 2018
Do you know what engineering is? Do you know who is an engineer? Are you an engineering wonder? Join PACE for their creative workshop family event... Engineering Wonder!

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

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!
Active Kids: October 2018

Active Kids: October 2018

15th October 2018 - 19th October 2018
Active kids - PEAK October half-term camps are back!! Plenty of fun sports and activities to suit all ages.
Tales from the Battlefield

Tales from the Battlefield

20th October 2018
Be transported back to one of the most dramatic periods in Scottish History as you listen to costumed actors performing Tales from the Battlefield.
Tales from the Battlefield

Tales from the Battlefield

21st October 2018
Be transported back to one of the most dramatic periods in Scottish History as you listen to costumed actors performing Tales from the Battlefield.

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