Before 12pm, Kids

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Scotland's National Airshow

Over two hours of high-octane aerial displays ranging from historic warbirds to contemporary military jets. There are also family activities and displays to enjoy.

National Museum of Flight, North Berwick

Sat 26 Jul

£17–£20; under 5s free (£15.50–£18; Children £8.50–£10; Family £42.50–£50) / 0300 123 6789

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Summer at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

There's a whole summer of family-friendly activities at the Palace of Holyroodhouse.

Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh

Thu 24 Jul

Included in admission / 0131 524 5100

  • 09:30 – 16:30

Fri 25 Jul

Included in admission / 0131 524 5100

  • 09:30 – 16:30

Sat 26 Jul

Included in admission / 0131 524 5100

  • 09:30 – 16:30
…and 36 more dates until 31 Aug

Dinosaur Zoo

Dinosaurs aren't extinct! They're just hiding out on the other side of the world. Erth's Dinosaur Zoo brings its Jurassic creations to Scotland with an opportunity for children to get right up close.

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Wed 19 Nov

£12.50–£15 ( £10) / 01892 530613

  • 10:30

Grand Theatre, Swansea

Thu 13 Nov

£13–£15.50 / 01792 475715

  • 10:30

Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

Sat 22 Nov

Phone for prices / 023 8071 1811

  • 10:00
  • 12:00

Sun 23 Nov

Phone for prices / 023 8071 1811

  • 11:00

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Labrador Rescue Kent And Borders Summer Fayre

Summer Fayre at Wye Village Hall and Recreation Ground - Fun for all the family and dogs. Labrador Rescue Kent Reunion Day.

Wye Village Hall, Ashford

Sun 27 Jul

Free

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Amazing Bubble Man

Bubbles, people in bubbles, square bubbles, round bubbles. Basically all your bubble needs.

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

The Music Hall

£10 (£8) / 0131 220 4348

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

The Music Hall

£11 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Music Hall

£11 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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The Pokey Hat

An interactive musical show celebrating stories from Glasgow’s East End. Performed outside an ice cream van with cones handed out to the lucky audience.

Dunollie Castle, Oban

Wed 30 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 01631 570550

  • 11:00

Glasgow Green

Thu 24 Jul

Free unticketed

  • 11:00

Fri 25 Jul

Free unticketed

  • 11:00

Sat 26 Jul

Free unticketed

  • 11:00

Mull Theatre, Isle of Mull

Thu 31 Jul

£6 (Children £4) / 01688 302828

VW Whitenoise

East Anglia's largest Volkswagen/Music/Arts Festival at Euston Park, 1-3 August 2014

Euston Park, Thetford

Fri 1 Aug

£27.50

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sat 2 Aug

£27.50

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 3 Aug

£27.50

  • 12:00 – 17:00

The Worm – An Underground Adventure

An adventure with Wilma and William as they journey to find the elusive worm species. For ages 3 –7.

The Lighthouse, Glasgow

Thu 24 Jul

£2–£3 (adults free) / 0141 276 5365

GREEN2014.

  • 11:00 – 12:00

Sat 26 Jul

£2–£3 (adults free) / 0141 276 5365

GREEN2014.

  • 11:00 – 12:00

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Sat 9 Aug

Cairns Lecture Theatre

£8.50 (£6.50) / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 10 Aug

Cairns Lecture Theatre

£8.50 (£6.50) / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 11 Aug

Cairns Lecture Theatre

£8.50 (£6.50) / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 17 Aug

Yorkshire Event Centre, The Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate

Fri 29 Aug

£8; £6 adv (Children £4; Children £2 adv; £7; £5 adv) / 01423 544544

  • 10:00 – 16:30

Sat 30 Aug

£8; £6 adv (Children £4; Children £2 adv; £7; £5 adv) / 01423 544544

  • 10:00 – 16:30

Sun 31 Aug

£8; £6 adv (Children £4; Children £2 adv; £7; £5 adv) / 01423 544544

  • 10:00 – 16:30

50 Things To Do Before You're 11¾: Build a Den

Collect natural materials in the woodlands and use them to create a den that you can stand up in.

National Trust: Aberdulais Tin Works And Waterfall, Neath

Sat 23 Aug

£2.40 ( £12) / 01639 636674

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Sun 24 Aug

£2.40 ( £12) / 01639 636674

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Mon 25 Aug

£2.40 ( £12) / 01639 636674

  • 11:00 – 16:00

National Trust: Ham House & Garden, Richmond

Thu 24 Jul

Free, plus admission £10, child £5, family £25 / 020 8940 1950

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 25 Jul

Free, plus admission £10, child £5, family £25 / 020 8940 1950

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 26 Jul

Free, plus admission £10, child £5, family £25 / 020 8940 1950

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 99 more dates until 2 Nov

National Trust: Sheffield Park Garden, Uckfield

Thu 24 Jul

Free, plus admission £8.50, child £4.25, family £21.25 / 01825 790231

  • 10:30 – 15:00

Fri 25 Jul

Free, plus admission £8.50, child £4.25, family £21.25 / 01825 790231

  • 10:30 – 15:00

Sat 26 Jul

Free, plus admission £8.50, child £4.25, family £21.25 / 01825 790231

  • 10:30 – 15:00
…and 158 more dates until 31 Dec

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Bookbug

Sing along with traditional nursery songs and action rhymes in an event hosted by Edinburgh City Libraries and part of the Scottish Book Trust’s Early Years Programme.

Charlotte Square Gardens, Edinburgh

Tue 12 Aug

Free / 0845 373 5888

Part of Edinburgh International Book Festival.

Wed 13 Aug

Free / 0845 373 5888

Part of Edinburgh International Book Festival.

Tue 19 Aug

Free / 0845 373 5888

Part of Edinburgh International Book Festival.

Wed 20 Aug

Free / 0845 373 5888

Part of Edinburgh International Book Festival.

Memories Of August 1914: Grandmother Giant

Royal De Luxe's giant puppet, which will feature in a promenade performance later in the week to commemorate the centenary of the First World War, goes on display in the rarefied surroundings of St George's Hall.

St George's Hall, Liverpool

Wed 23 Jul

Free / 0151 709 3789

  • 10:00 – 01:00

Thu 24 Jul

Free / 0151 709 3789

  • 07:00 – 19:00

Pollok Family Day and Highland Cattle Show

A chance for the whole family to enjoy entertainment and activities to get closer to nature.

Pollok Country Park, Glasgow

Sun 24 Aug

Free / 0141 276 0924

Part of Homecoming Scotland. Part of Glasgow City of Science.

  • 10:30 – 16:30

Scotch Hoppers

An outdoor play area inspired by traditional street games that's designed to help little kids and big kids re-discovery what it's like to play in the city, in the summer.

Parnie Street, Glasgow

Sat 26 Jul

Free

Part of Culture 2014.

  • 12:00

Sun 27 Jul

Free

Part of Culture 2014.

  • 12:00

Sat 2 Aug

Free

Part of Culture 2014.

  • 12:00

Sun 3 Aug

Free

Part of Culture 2014.

  • 12:00

3D Film and 2D Animation Summer School

A 3D film making and 2D animation summer school with a zombie theme hosted by SKAMM (Scottish Kids Are Making Movies), Red Kite Animation and Enhanced Dimensions. Learn about film making, animation, music production, zombie special effects make up and zombie acting. Help morph Edinburgh into Zombieburgh alongside…

Edinburgh College of Art

Thu 24 Jul

£125 for five day worskhop (£65) / 0131 221 6000

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Fri 25 Jul

£125 for five day worskhop (£65) / 0131 221 6000

  • 10:00 – 16:00
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Aliens Love Underpants

  • Directed by: Adam Bampton-Smith
  • Written by: Adam Bampton-Smith

A close encounter of the 'pantastic' kind.

Leicester Square Theatre, London WC2H

Sat 26 Jul

£15 / 0844 873 3433

Sun 27 Jul

£15 / 0844 873 3433

Fri 1 Aug

Main House

£15 / 0844 873 3433

…and 10 more dates until 31 Aug

Cheshire Lounge, Altrincham

Sun 27 Jul

Phone for prices / 01565 830486

  • 08:00

Driffield Showground

Sun 27 Jul

£0.50 / 01377 257494

  • 09:00 – 13:00

National Trust: Kingston Lacy, Wimborne Minster

Sat 16 Aug

£0.50 adv booking essential, plus admission £11.70, child £5.85, family £29.25 / 01202 883402

  • 08:00 – 12:00

Sat 20 Sep

£0.50 adv booking essential, plus admission £11.70, child £5.85, family £29.25 / 01202 883402

  • 08:00 – 12:00

Sat 18 Oct

£0.50 adv booking essential, plus admission £11.70, child £5.85, family £29.25 / 01202 883402

  • 08:00 – 12:00

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Derwent Water Regatta 2014

Take part ina variety of themed events and activities.

National Trust: Borrowdale, Keswick

Sat 9 Aug

Phone for prices / 01768 774649

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Sun 10 Aug

Phone for prices / 01768 774649

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Faith And Fortune

Historic coins from the Byzantine and early Islamic empires, selected for their use of religious imagery.

The Barber Institute Of Fine Arts, University Of Birmingham

Thu 24 Jul

Coin Gallery

Free / 0121 414 7333

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 25 Jul

Coin Gallery

Free / 0121 414 7333

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 26 Jul

Coin Gallery

Free / 0121 414 7333

  • 11:00 – 17:00
…and 127 more dates until 30 Nov

Family Art Activities: Workshop

Create a piece of art inspired by your visit to the property.

National Trust: Ham House & Garden, Richmond

Thu 24 Jul

Free, plus admission £10, child £5, family £25 / 020 8940 1950

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Fri 25 Jul

Free, plus admission £10, child £5, family £25 / 020 8940 1950

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sat 26 Jul

Free, plus admission £10, child £5, family £25 / 020 8940 1950

  • 10:00 – 16:00
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Family Extravaganza Day

Fun-filled sports themed days with sports, games, arts and crafts as well as activities specially for children under 5 years old.

Donald Dewar Leisure Centre, Glasgow

Thu 31 Jul

Free / 0141 276 0774

  • 10:00 – 15:00

Glasgow Club Castlemilk

Fri 1 Aug

Free / 0141 276 0725

  • 10:00 – 15:00

Glasgow Club Drumoyne

Tue 29 Jul

Free / 0141 276 5310

  • 10:00 – 15:00

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Family Fun Day

Family fun day with a vast array of activities including a 'scootathon', construction games, live music, farm animals, bouncy castles, face painting and balloon artists as well as stalls selling arts and craft, farm produce and vintage goodies. The events opens with a 5k fun run for all abilities including a wheelchair…

The Kia Oval, London SE11

Sat 13 Sep

Free / 020 7848 7805

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Get Crafty

Join Edinburgh City Libraries for Mythical Maze crafts, colouring-in, badge making and face painting, and find out about their fantastic resources for children and young people including eBooks and downloadable audio.

Charlotte Square Gardens, Edinburgh

Tue 12 Aug

Free / 0845 373 5888

Part of Edinburgh International Book Festival.

Mackenzie Crook

Join acclaimed actor Mackenzie Crook to hear about his magical debut novel The Windvale Sprites and the accompanying new book, The Lost Journals of Benjamin Tooth. Both are written and illustrated by Mackenzie and tell of alchemy, inventions, discovery and fairies.

Charlotte Square Gardens, Edinburgh

Sat 9 Aug

£4.50 / 0845 373 5888

Part of Edinburgh International Book Festival.

Mencap Summer Fair

Come to our Summer fair it is being opened by Sam Jones with baby Leo of BGT fame.

Riverside Hall, Newhaven

Sat 26 Jul

£0.30 / 07968 180 726

  • 10:00 – 14:00
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