Kids events in Glasgow

104 events within 5 miles

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BBC at the Quay

Live music, food and drink and a big screen show all of your favourite BBC shows for free. The high-punching programme includes sets from Texas, Simple Minds, Paloma Faith and Amy Macdonald, plus loads of BBC-centric activities for the whole family. Access is free, but some events are ticketed.

Glasgow Science Centre (1.9 miles)

Tue 22 Jul

Times vary / Free / 0141 420 5000

Part of Festival 2014.

Wed 23 Jul

Times vary / Free / 0141 420 5000

Part of Festival 2014.

Thu 24 Jul

Times vary / Free / 0141 420 5000

Part of Festival 2014.

…and 10 more dates until 3 Aug

Assemble: An International Print Workshop

An exhibition with participatory aspects spanning two venues, with the chance for the whole family to get hands on with printing by designing a flag. Aritst Rachel Barron leads the proceedings. Note: aprons are provided, as the dye may stain clothes.

WASPS Studios, Glasgow (0.8 miles)

Tue 22 Jul

Free / 0141 554 8299

Part of Festival 2014.

  • 09:00 – 19:00

Wed 23 Jul

Free / 0141 554 8299

Part of Festival 2014.

  • 09:00 – 19:00

Thu 24 Jul

Free / 0141 554 8299

Part of Festival 2014.

  • 09:00 – 19:00
…and 7 more dates until 1 Aug

Govanhill Baths, Glasgow (1.8 miles)

Tue 22 Jul

Free / 0141 433 2999

Part of Festival 2014.

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 23 Jul

Free / 0141 433 2999

Part of Festival 2014.

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Thu 24 Jul

Free / 0141 433 2999

Part of Festival 2014.

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 14 more dates until 9 Aug

BodyWorks

An exhibition all about how your body works, with the chance to perform a virtual autopsy, run in a giant hamster wheel and become a 'snot ninja' (lovely). Compare your physiological stats with other visitors and find out about all the latest scientific research into your very own body.

Glasgow Science Centre (1.9 miles)

Tue 22 Jul

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 23 Jul

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Thu 24 Jul

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 160 more dates until 31 Dec

Family Storytime

Interactive storytelling sessions for families with children under 7 years.

Scottish Youth Theatre, Glasgow (0.3 miles)

Sat 13 Sep

£5 (Family £15; babies and under 1s free) / 0141 552 3988

Little Red Riding Hood.

  • 10:30
  • 12:30 – 13:30

Sun 14 Sep

£5 (Family £15; babies and under 1s free) / 0141 552 3988

Little Red Riding Hood.

  • 10:30
  • 12:30 – 13:30

Fri 26 Sep

£5 (Family £15; babies and under 1s free) / 0141 552 3988

The Dragon Stoorworm.

  • 12:30 – 13:30
  • 15:30 – 16:30

£5 (Family £15; babies and under 1s free) / 0141 552 3988

The Dragon Stoorworm.

  • 10:30 – 11:30
…and 13 more dates until 2 Nov

Mapping the Community

Architecture and Design Scotland show off their cardboard houses and you're free to discuss community and what it means to Glasgow.

Glasgow Green (0.8 miles)

Thu 31 Jul

Free

Part of Festival 2014.

  • 10:30 – 17:30
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PLAY with Tunnock’s Medals

Kids adventure activity inspired by the post-war movement.

Baltic Street, Glasgow (1.7 miles)

Tue 22 Jul

Times to be confirmed / Free

Wed 23 Jul

Times to be confirmed / Free

Thu 24 Jul

Times to be confirmed / Free

…and 10 more dates until 3 Aug

Surge

A festival dedicated to physical performance, incorporating outdoor, site-specific events for all ages and indoor showcases of performance art. Workshops and masterclasses will also be provided for those wanting to develop their talents. In collaboration with Merchant City Festival and Roofless. The festival includes…

Various venues, Glasgow (0.1 miles)

Wed 23 Jul

Times & prices vary / 0141 559 4928

Thu 24 Jul

Times & prices vary / 0141 559 4928

Fri 25 Jul

Times & prices vary / 0141 559 4928

…and 9 more dates until 3 Aug

What The Ladybird Heard

  • Written by: Julia Donaldson

The Ladybird has a plan to prevent a prize cow from being stolen. Based on Julia Donaldson's popular children's book.

Theatre Royal, Glasgow (0.5 miles)

Tue 9 Sep

£12 / 0844 871 7647

Wed 10 Sep

£12 / 0844 871 7647

Thu 11 Sep

£12 / 0844 871 7647

GREEN2014: Family Workshop – Grow Grow Grow!

Learn more about how to grow your own salads.

Parnie Street, Glasgow (0.4 miles)

Sun 27 Jul

Free

Part of Glasgow 2014, Merchant City Festival & Glasgow City of Science.

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Kids Summer Music Workshops

Music activities for kids aged 8–16 years at an award-winning studio, from DJing and singing to drums and guitar.

Glasgow Music Studios (0.4 miles)

Tue 22 Jul

£45 / 0141 552 0907

Summer Guitar Workshops.

  • 10:00 – 15:00

Wed 23 Jul

£45 / 0141 552 0907

Summer Pop Academy – Singing.

  • 10:00 – 15:00

Thu 24 Jul

£45 / 0141 552 0907

Summer Guitar Workshops.

  • 10:00 – 15:00
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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.

Merchant City, Glasgow (0.3 miles)

Sat 2 Aug

Times to be confirmed / Free unticketed

Part of Merchant City Festival.

Sun 3 Aug

Times to be confirmed / Free unticketed

Part of Merchant City Festival.

Glasgow Green (0.8 miles)

Thu 24 Jul

Free unticketed

  • 11:00
  • 13:30
  • 15:00

Fri 25 Jul

Free unticketed

  • 11:00
  • 13:30
  • 15:00

Sat 26 Jul

Free unticketed

  • 11:00
  • 13:30
  • 15:00

Queens Park Arena, Glasgow (2.5 miles)

Tue 22 Jul

Free

For this performance you will need to apply for free tickets to enter the park

  • 16:30 – 19:30

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 (3.5 miles)

Sun 24 Aug

Free / 0141 276 0924

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

  • 10:30 – 16:30

Tweeting Toddlers

Group for young animal lovers and their guardians. Expect songs, stories and activities, including – if the weather behaves – outside exploring. Suitable for ages 0–3.

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow (1.8 miles)

Tue 22 Jul

£4 suggested donation / 0141 276 9599

  • 11:30 – 12:00

Tue 29 Jul

£4 suggested donation / 0141 276 9599

  • 11:30 – 12:00

Tue 5 Aug

£4 suggested donation / 0141 276 9599

  • 11:30 – 12:00
…and 8 more dates until 30 Sep

ABC, Music and Me

Activities for kids aged 2–5 encompassing music, dance, movement, sound and encouraging hand eye coordination.

St Francis Centre, Glasgow (1.1 miles)

Mon 28 Jul

Free / 0141 429 0275

  • 12:00 – 13:00

Mon 4 Aug

Free / 0141 429 0275

  • 12:00 – 13:00

Mon 11 Aug

Free / 0141 429 0275

  • 12:00 – 13:00

Mon 18 Aug

Free / 0141 429 0275

  • 12:00 – 13:00

Accordion Summer School

Intensive five-day accordion summer school, led by Djordje Gajic.

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow (0.5 miles)

Mon 4 Aug

Students £225 for full course / 0141 332 5057

Please note: This course runs 4–8 Aug 2014.

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Tue 5 Aug

Students £225 for full course / 0141 332 5057

Please note: This course runs 4–8 Aug 2014.

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 6 Aug

Students £225 for full course / 0141 332 5057

Please note: This course runs 4–8 Aug 2014.

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 2 more dates until 8 Aug back to top

All Saints Camp

Activity camp where children aged 5–11 years can take part in games, sports, arts and crafts, dance and more.

All Saints Secondary School, Glasgow (2.3 miles)

Thu 24 Jul

£2 / 0141 582 0010

  • 12:00 – 15:00

Thu 31 Jul

£2 / 0141 582 0010

  • 12:00 – 15:00

Antenatal Breastfeeding Workshop

Tailored, practical help from qualified BFN Supporters and Helpers, with advice and a discussion session. All welcome, including couples and families.

Merry-Go-Round, Glasgow (2.0 miles)

Sat 26 Jul

Free / 0141 423 2299

  • 11:15 – 13:00

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 0141 423 2299

  • 11:15 – 13:00

Sat 27 Sep

Free / 0141 423 2299

  • 11:15 – 13:00
…and 3 more dates until 27 Dec

Arts & Crafts

Arts and crafts club for children aged 5–11. Design, make and keep lots of art work over the summer holidays.

Royston Library & Learning Centre, Glasgow (0.8 miles)

Mon 28 Jul

Free / 0141 552 1657

  • 13:30 – 15:00

Autumn Outdoor Art

Join the ranger at the big grey rock to indulge in some autumn art, stories and fun.

Glasgow Necropolis (0.4 miles)

Sun 19 Oct

Free / 0141 552 3145

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Baby Loves Disco

Baby Loves Disco is a chance for babies, toddlers, preschoolers and their parents to get their respective grooves on and enjoy some dayclubbing with real club DJs spinning retro and pop tunes. Chillout room, themed crafts, facepainting, healthy snacks and more – all included in the price, plus licensed bar for parents.

Hummingbird, Glasgow (0.6 miles)

Sun 7 Sep

£32–£37 / 07986 527947

Sun 5 Oct

£32–£37 / 07986 527947

Sun 2 Nov

£32–£37 / 07986 527947

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Badminton Basics

A fun introduction to the sport, delivered within a practical context.

Scotstoun International Sports Arena, Glasgow (4.0 miles)

Sat 20 Sep

£60, There is support for coach education courses. For more information please contact coaching@glasgowlife.org.uk or 0141 287 3884 / 0141 276 1620

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Badminton - UKCC LEVEL 1

The Level 1 certificate is a formal qualification through the SQA. The course introduces coaches to the “How to” and “What to” skills of coaching

Scotstoun International Sports Arena, Glasgow (4.0 miles)

Sat 16 Aug

Times vary / £200, There is support for coach education courses. For more information please contact coaching@glasgowlife.org.uk or 0141 287 3884 / 0141 276 1620

Sun 17 Aug

Times vary / £200, There is support for coach education courses. For more information please contact coaching@glasgowlife.org.uk or 0141 287 3884 / 0141 276 1620

Mon 18 Aug

Times vary / £200, There is support for coach education courses. For more information please contact coaching@glasgowlife.org.uk or 0141 287 3884 / 0141 276 1620

…and 19 more dates until 6 Sep

Badminton - UKCC LEVEL 1

The Level 1 certificate is a formal qualification through the SQA. The course introduces coaches to the “How to” and “What to” skills of coaching

Scotstoun International Sports Arena, Glasgow (4.0 miles)

Sat 18 Oct

Times vary / £200, There is support for coach education courses. For more information please contact coaching@glasgowlife.org.uk or 0141 287 3884 / 0141 276 1620

Sun 19 Oct

Times vary / £200, There is support for coach education courses. For more information please contact coaching@glasgowlife.org.uk or 0141 287 3884 / 0141 276 1620

Mon 20 Oct

Times vary / £200, There is support for coach education courses. For more information please contact coaching@glasgowlife.org.uk or 0141 287 3884 / 0141 276 1620

…and 19 more dates until 8 Nov

Big Fun Run for Cancer Support Scotland

Run, jog or walk 5k around Bellahouston Park to help raise funds for Cancer Support Scotland. The registration fee includes a fundraising pack, a Cancer Support Scotland T-shirt or running vest and a goody bag at the finish line.

Bellahouston Park, Glasgow (2.8 miles)

Sat 11 Oct

£14.95 / 0141 337 8199

  • 11:00

Blue Block Studio

Creative space for adult and baby to create, learn, build, touch and experience. For babies under 24 months.

Tramway, Glasgow (1.7 miles)

Wed 23 Jul

£6 adult & child; extra adult £6; extra child £4 / 0845 330 3501

  • 10:00
  • 11:15

Thu 24 Jul

£6 adult & child; extra adult £6; extra child £4 / 0845 330 3501

  • 10:00
  • 11:15

Fri 25 Jul

£6 adult & child; extra adult £6; extra child £4 / 0845 330 3501

  • 10:00
  • 11:15
…and 7 more dates until 2 Aug back to top