Kids events in Glasgow

75 events within 5 miles

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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–£27 / 0844 871 7647

Wed 10 Sep

£12–£27 / 0844 871 7647

Thu 11 Sep

£12–£27 / 0844 871 7647

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

£8.94 / 07986 527947

Sun 5 Oct

£8.94 / 07986 527947

Sun 2 Nov

£8.94 / 07986 527947

Children's Classic Concerts: The Monsters' Ball

A spooky concert of music and dance for all the family. Dress up in your scariest costume and join the Monster Ball.

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall (0.3 miles)

Sat 1 Nov

£10 (Children £6; Family £29) / 0141 353 8000

  • 15:00 – 16:00
  • 15:00 – 16:00

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

  • 14:00
  • 18:00

Disney On Ice Presents 100 Years Of Magic

A colourful and exciting ice show, featuring around 65 Disney characters from across the years, including Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and the Disney Princesses.

Braehead Arena, Glasgow (4.7 miles)

Wed 1 Oct

£14–£39 / 0844 499 1700

Thu 2 Oct

£14–£39 / 0844 499 1700

Fri 3 Oct

£14–£39 / 0844 499 1700

…and 2 more dates until 5 Oct back to top

Glasgow parkrun

An informal weekly 5k run in Pollok Country Park. Everyone is welcome, no matter how fast or slow (you're welcome to walk the route, bring your dog or push a buggy), so you can use it as a one-off fitness test, a chance to get some fresh air or come every week to try to beat your personal best time. It's friendly and…

Pollok Country Park, Glasgow (3.5 miles)

Sat 6 Sep

Free / 0141 276 0924

  • 09:30

Sat 13 Sep

Free / 0141 276 0924

  • 09:30

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 0141 276 0924

  • 09:30
…and 14 more dates until 27 Dec

Aidan Moffat: The Lavender Blue Dress

Arab Strap's Aidan Moffat signs copies of his first book, The Lavender Blue Dress.

Waterstones, Glasgow (0.4 miles)

Fri 10 Oct

Free / 0141 248 4814

  • 19:00 – 20:30

Sat 11 Oct

Free / 0141 248 4814

  • 14:00 – 14:30

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)

Wed 3 Sep

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Thu 4 Sep

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 5 Sep

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 117 more dates until 31 Dec

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

CBeebies Live! Presents Justin & Friends: Mr Tumble's Circus

Circus-themed spectacular with popular CBeebies characters.

The SSE Hydro, Glasgow (1.7 miles)

Sat 11 Apr 2015

£16.50–£29.50 / 0141 248 3000

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Drama Classes

Weekend drama classes for ages 5–17 that cover a set curriculum of acting skills and technique.

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow (0.5 miles)

Sat 6 Sep

Times & prices vary / 0141 332 5057

Sun 7 Sep

Times & prices vary / 0141 332 5057

Sat 13 Sep

Times & prices vary / 0141 332 5057

…and 80 more dates until 21 Jun 2015

Early Years Drama: 5–8 year Old Workshop

Youngsters are introduced to drama through games, activities and creative play. Ages 5–8.

Merry-Go-Round, Glasgow (2.0 miles)

Fri 5 Sep

Children £2.50 / 0141 423 2299

  • 16:00 – 17:00

Fri 12 Sep

Children £2.50 / 0141 423 2299

  • 16:00 – 17:00

Fri 19 Sep

Children £2.50 / 0141 423 2299

  • 16:00 – 17:00
…and 14 more dates until 26 Dec

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

  • 10:15
  • 13:30
  • 15:15

Sun 30 Nov

£8 (Family £21–£28) / 0141 552 4267

  • 10:15
  • 13:30
  • 15:15

Mon 1 Dec

£8 (Family £21–£28) / 0141 552 4267

  • 10:15
  • 13:30
  • 15:15
…and 30 more dates until 31 Dec

Glasgow Loves Hogmanay

A programme of family activities for the daytime and early evening of Hogmanay, including traditional music, children’s activities and Scottish food and drink.

George Square, Glasgow (0.2 miles)

Wed 31 Dec

Times & prices to be confirmed

Imagine Lab

A place for pre-5s and their parents/carers to discover new worlds together, with this interactive storytelling and play session. Ideal for wee ones with growing imaginations.

The Village Storytelling Centre, Glasgow (4.4 miles)

Tue 9 Sep

Free / 0141 882 3025

  • 10:00 – 11:00

Tue 16 Sep

Free / 0141 882 3025

  • 10:00 – 11:00

Tue 23 Sep

Free / 0141 882 3025

  • 10:00 – 11:00
…and 2 more dates until 7 Oct back to top

Sing Out Children's Choir

A new choir for kids aged P4–7 who want to get into singing and musical fun.

St Margaret's Scottish Episcopal Church, Glasgow (3.2 miles)

Tue 9 Sep

Free / 0141 636 1131

  • 15:30 – 17:00

Tue 16 Sep

Free / 0141 636 1131

  • 15:30 – 17:00

Tue 23 Sep

Free / 0141 636 1131

  • 15:30 – 17:00
…and 75 more dates until 1 Mar 2016

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 8 Sep

Free / 0141 429 0275

  • 12:00 – 13:00

Mon 15 Sep

Free / 0141 429 0275

  • 12:00 – 13:00

Cirque Berserk

A large-scale family circus show with jugglers, acrobats, aerialists, dancers, musicians and stuntmen. Highlights include Hercules the strongman, award-winning clown Tweedy and a hair-raising motorcycle routine from Globe of Death.

King's Theatre, Glasgow (0.9 miles)

Mon 26 Jan 2015

£19–£42 / 0844 871 7648

Tue 27 Jan 2015

£19–£42 / 0844 871 7648

Wed 28 Jan 2015

£19–£42 / 0844 871 7648

Contemporary Childhood Conference

In advance of the Independence Referendum, this conference looks at the implications the ultimate decision will have for Scottish children.

University of Strathclyde: Graham Hills Building, Glasgow (0.1 miles)

Fri 5 Sep

Times to be confirmed / £150 (Students £80) / 0141 444 8421

Sat 6 Sep

Times to be confirmed / £150 (Students £80) / 0141 444 8421

The Games We Play

An exhibition looking at the culture of game playing across centuries and countries.

Scotland Street School Museum, Glasgow (1.4 miles)

Wed 3 Sep

Free / 0141 287 0500

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Thu 4 Sep

Free / 0141 287 0500

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 5 Sep

Free / 0141 287 0500

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 2 more dates until 7 Sep back to top

Monkey Drama

Fun and developmental classes for little ones, based on the notion that enjoying drama and the creative arts is good for children's social and emotional well-being. Suitable for ages 2–5.

Broomhill Community Chuch, Glasgow (3.2 miles)

Fri 5 Sep

£5 per week; block of four £19; block of eight £36

  • 09:45
  • 11:00

Fri 12 Sep

£5 per week; block of four £19; block of eight £36

  • 09:45
  • 11:00

Fri 19 Sep

£5 per week; block of four £19; block of eight £36

  • 09:45
  • 11:00
…and 13 more dates until 19 Dec

Peter Pan

JM Barrie's classic story of the boy who wouldn't grow up. Presented to celebrate the 50th anniversary since the King's Theatre staged its first pantomime. Featuring Gary Tank Commander's Greg McHugh.

King's Theatre, Glasgow (0.9 miles)

Sat 6 Dec

Times to be confirmed / £9–£29.50 / 0844 871 7648

Sun 7 Dec

Times to be confirmed / £9–£29.50 / 0844 871 7648

Mon 8 Dec

Times to be confirmed / £9–£29.50 / 0844 871 7648

…and 34 more dates until 11 Jan 2015

The Scottish Mother & Baby Show

A mother and baby consumer show with over 150 exhibitors and hundreds of leading brands.

SECC, Glasgow (1.6 miles)

Fri 5 Sep

£7–£16.50 / 0141 248 3000

  • 10:00

Sat 6 Sep

£7–£16.50 / 0141 248 3000

  • 10:00

Sun 7 Sep

£7–£16.50 / 0141 248 3000

  • 10:00

Shrek the Musical

  • Directed by: Nigel Harman
  • Written by: David Lindsay-Abaire (lyrics)

Based on the award-winning DreamWorks animation film, Shrek the Musical comes direct from London, where it was seen live on stage by nearly a million people. This production is directed by Nigel Harman, who starred as Lord Farquaad in the West End show and won the 2012 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Performance in a…

King's Theatre, Glasgow (0.9 miles)

Wed 29 Apr 2015

£15–£54.50 / 0844 871 7648

Thu 30 Apr 2015

£15–£54.50 / 0844 871 7648

Fri 1 May 2015

£19.50–£60 / 0844 871 7648

…and 12 more dates until 17 May 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 27 Sep

Free / 0141 423 2299

  • 11:15 – 13:00

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0141 423 2299

  • 11:15 – 13:00

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0141 423 2299

  • 11:15 – 13:00

Sat 27 Dec

Free / 0141 423 2299

  • 11:15 – 13:00
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