Kids events in Glasgow

83 events within 5 miles

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Glasgow Loves Christmas

Six weeks of festive celebrations in Glasgow city centre. Watch the centre be lit up at Glasgow Christmas Lights switch-on, race 5k dressed as Mr Claus at the Santa Dash, watch the parade at the Style Mile Christmas Carnival and enjoy the outdoor ice skating rink at Glasgow On Ice.

Various venues: Glasgow (0.3 miles)

Fri 21 Nov

Times & prices vary

Sat 22 Nov

Times & prices vary

Sun 23 Nov

Times & prices vary

…and 38 more dates until 31 Dec

Christmas Sunday Fun Day

Festive family fun, with a whole host of activities and entertainment, plus a three-course feast from Executive Chef James Murphy.

Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow (0.5 miles)

Sun 21 Dec

£30 (under 12s £15) / 0141 240 3700

Disney on Ice: Magical Ice Festival

A colourful and exciting ice show featuring characters from Frozen, Tangled, The Little Mermaid and more.

The SSE Hydro, Glasgow (1.7 miles)

Thu 26 Mar 2015

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 248 3000

Fri 27 Mar 2015

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 248 3000

Sat 28 Mar 2015

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 248 3000

Sun 29 Mar 2015

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 248 3000

Octonauts and the Deep Sea Volcano Adventure

A deep sea adventure with Captain Barnacles, Kwazii and Peso, in this brand new live stage show.

King's Theatre, Glasgow (0.9 miles)

Wed 20 May 2015

£16.50–£31.50 / 0844 871 7648

Thu 21 May 2015

£16.50–£31.50 / 0844 871 7648

The RSNO Christmas Concert: The Snowman

A family-friendly concert of carols and seasonal tunes, including the now annual screening of Dianne Jackson's 1982 film of Raymond Briggs' The Snowman with live musical accompaniment, because nothing spells 'Christmas' like a magical fable about the transience of life. Christopher Bell conducts.

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall (0.3 miles)

Sat 20 Dec

£15–£35 (disabled £7.50–£17.50; under 26s/mature students/unemployed £6; under 16s free) / 0141 353 8000

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The Riverside Christmas Fair

Christmas fair with traditional fairground rides, fun activities for children and festive shopping at the craft and gift stalls located in our 1930s Old Street. Santa has set up his grotto on board The Tall Ship.

Riverside Museum, Glasgow (2.3 miles)

Sat 6 Dec

Free / 0141 287 2660

Sun 7 Dec

Free / 0141 287 2660

Frozen Winter Wonderland Event

Jurassic Jungle soft play is turned into a winter wonderland for this seasonal soft play session.

Jurassic Jungle, Glasgow (1.2 miles)

Sun 23 Nov

£14.99 / 0141 352 9874

Glasgow on Ice

A chance to perfect your pirouettes (or at least let go of the side) as George Square's open air ice rink returns for another year accompanied by non-stop music. There are funfair rides (including the return of the Big Wheel), free activities for families in the Christmas Workshop and themed nights on the rink.

George Square, Glasgow (0.2 miles)

Thu 27 Nov

£8–£12 (£6–£10; Children £6–£9; Family £29–£35)

Amazing Bubble Man

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

King's Theatre, Glasgow (0.9 miles)

Sat 28 Mar 2015

£12 / 0844 871 7648

The Amazing Thing

Travel with the 'Thing' on a journey through Grimm fairytales. Featuring puppets and live music.

Scottish Mask and Puppet Centre, Glasgow (2.5 miles)

Sat 22 Nov

£6.50 (Children £5.95) / 0141 339 6185

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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 28 Dec

£8.94 / 07986 527947

Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom

The magical world of Princess Holly and Elf Ben now on the big screen.

Grosvenor Cinema, Glasgow (2.0 miles)

Tue 25 Nov

0845 166 6028

The Elf By Herself

Festive show about the elf who grew tall. Ages 3–6.

Tron Theatre, Glasgow (0.4 miles)

Sat 29 Nov

£8 (Family £21–£28) / 0141 552 4267

Sun 30 Nov

£8 (Family £21–£28) / 0141 552 4267

Mon 1 Dec

£8 (Family £21–£28) / 0141 552 4267

…and 30 more dates until 31 Dec

Glasgow Kids Comedy Club

Live comedy for younger fans, particularly those aged 8–12. Every month a selection of comedians tweaks their material for the toughest audience on the planet. No under 5s; all kids must be accompanied by an adult.

The Stand, Glasgow (1.4 miles)

Sun 7 Dec

£4 / 0844 335 8879

A festive wee Christmas special.

Sun 4 Jan 2015

£4 / 0844 335 8879

Scotland Street Santa School

Learn some crucial Santa skills, just in case there's a Christmas emergency. Make your own Santa beard, learn how to shake your belly like a bowl of jelly, learn how to control a sleigh and make some yummy reindeer food for Rudolph and the gang. All participants get a certificate. Please note Santa is too busy in the…

Scotland Street School Museum, Glasgow (1.4 miles)

Sat 6 Dec

Free / 0141 287 0500

Sun 7 Dec

Free / 0141 287 0500

Sat 13 Dec

Free / 0141 287 0500

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Style Mile Christmas Parade

Heralding the launch of the festive shopping season a gang of street performers lead a Christmas procession through the streets of Glasgow. The parade starts at St Enoch square, heads up the Style Mile and finishes outside Glasgow Royal Concert Hall steps with a series of performances.

St Enoch Square, Glasgow (0.5 miles)

Sun 23 Nov

Free

Part of Glasgow Loves Christmas.

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 24 Nov

Free / 0141 429 0275

Mon 1 Dec

Free / 0141 429 0275

Mon 8 Dec

Free / 0141 429 0275

…and 18 more dates until 13 Apr 2015

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 29 Nov

Free / 0141 423 2299

Sat 27 Dec

Free / 0141 423 2299

ARThouse

Get young artists' creative juices flowing in these fun workshops teaching all aspects of art, from drawing and painting to model making and jewellery design. Ages 5–8.

House for an Art Lover, Glasgow (2.8 miles)

Sat 22 Nov

ARTPARK Pavilion

£85 includes all material and end of term show / 0141 353 4776

Please note: This course runs 20 Sep to 13 Dec

  • 09:30 – 10:45 ARThouse House for an Art Lover

Sat 29 Nov

ARTPARK Pavilion

£85 includes all material and end of term show / 0141 353 4776

Please note: This course runs 20 Sep to 13 Dec

  • 09:30 – 10:45 ARThouse House for an Art Lover

Sat 6 Dec

ARTPARK Pavilion

£85 includes all material and end of term show / 0141 353 4776

Please note: This course runs 20 Sep to 13 Dec

  • 09:30 – 10:45 ARThouse House for an Art Lover

Sat 13 Dec

ARTPARK Pavilion

£85 includes all material and end of term show / 0141 353 4776

Please note: This course runs 20 Sep to 13 Dec

  • 09:30 – 10:45 ARThouse House for an Art Lover

ARThouse

A 12-week course in hands-on art-making covering drawing and painting; printmaking; model making and sculpture; fashion and textiles; and jewellery design. Ages 9–12. Booking is essential.

House for an Art Lover, Glasgow (2.8 miles)

Sat 22 Nov

£85 includes all materials and end of term show / 0141 353 4776

Please note: This course runs 20 Sep–13 Dec

  • 13:00 – 14:30 ARThouse House for an Art Lover

Sat 29 Nov

£85 includes all materials and end of term show / 0141 353 4776

Please note: This course runs 20 Sep–13 Dec

  • 13:00 – 14:30 ARThouse House for an Art Lover

Sat 6 Dec

£85 includes all materials and end of term show / 0141 353 4776

Please note: This course runs 20 Sep–13 Dec

  • 13:00 – 14:30 ARThouse House for an Art Lover

Sat 13 Dec

£85 includes all materials and end of term show / 0141 353 4776

Please note: This course runs 20 Sep–13 Dec

  • 13:00 – 14:30 ARThouse House for an Art Lover
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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)

Fri 21 Nov

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

  • 10:00 – 17:00 BodyWorks Glasgow Science Centre

Sat 22 Nov

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

  • 10:00 – 17:00 BodyWorks Glasgow Science Centre

Sun 23 Nov

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

  • 10:00 – 17:00 BodyWorks Glasgow Science Centre
…and 38 more dates until 31 Dec

Bonjour les Petits

Little ones can learn French in a fun and interesting way. Ages 2–5.

Merry-Go-Round, Glasgow (2.0 miles)

Tue 25 Nov

Free / 0141 423 2299

Tue 2 Dec

Free / 0141 423 2299

Tue 9 Dec

Free / 0141 423 2299

…and 3 more dates until 30 Dec

Breakfast with Santa

A festive breakfast for all the family with entertainment, games and a visit from Santa himself.

Hard Rock Café, Glasgow (0.3 miles)

Sat 20 Dec

£12.95 (Children £9.95) / 0141 353 8790

Sun 21 Dec

£12.95 (Children £9.95) / 0141 353 8790

Buggy Fit Classes Glasgow South

Weekly fitness classes suitable for pre- and post-natal mums and their babies. All sessions are held outdoors in Glasgow parks and are led by a Level 3PT pre/post natal fitness specialist.

Queens Park Arena, Glasgow (2.5 miles)

Tue 25 Nov

£5

Meet at The Glass House.

Wed 26 Nov

£5

Meet at The Glass House.

Thu 27 Nov

£5

Meet at The Glass House.

…and 9 more dates until 18 Dec

Pollok Country Park, Glasgow (3.5 miles)

Fri 21 Nov

£5 / 0141 276 0924

Meet outside the Burrell Collection.

Fri 28 Nov

£5 / 0141 276 0924

Meet outside the Burrell Collection.

Fri 5 Dec

£5 / 0141 276 0924

Meet outside the Burrell Collection.

…and 2 more dates until 19 Dec