Kids events in Glasgow

54 events within 5 miles

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Irn-Bru Carnival

From the traditional whirl of the waltzers and the crash of the dodgems to the brand new Voodoo Dancer and equally stomach-churning Matterhorn, Speed Buzz and Extreme. Plus of course there are gentler rides for wee ones such as the Teacups and the Carousel. Entry price is £13 with visitors receiving ten vouchers which can…

SECC, Glasgow (1.6 miles)

Sun 11 Jan 2015

£13 / 0141 248 3000

Tonic Tinies

Kids can enjoy exploring imaginative play through music and movement.

Merry-Go-Round, Glasgow (2.0 miles)

Wed 31 Dec

£3 / 07983 588675

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

Thu 31 Dec 2015

Times & prices to be confirmed

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 including…

George Square, Glasgow (0.2 miles)

Fri 26 Dec

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

Sat 27 Dec

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

Sun 28 Dec

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

…and 3 more dates until 31 Dec

Pop Lock-In

An afternoon lock-in for 4–11 year olds, with everything included in the price. Resident DJs spin the very latest chart tunes and there's a streetdance instructor, karaoke, jewellery making, plus a relaxing parents room and licensed bar.

Hummingbird, Glasgow (0.6 miles)

Sun 28 Dec

£8–£10.50 / 0845 166 6039

Sun 18 Jan 2015

£8–£120 / 0845 166 6039

Sun 15 Feb 2015

£8–£120 / 0845 166 6039

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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

Glasgow Vet School Rodeo

A day of animal-based fun. The event is organised by Glasgow veterinary students with monies raised going to charity.

Garscube Estate, Glasgow (4.2 miles)

Sat 18 Apr 2015

£7 (£3; Family £15; under 3s free)

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 / 07986 527947

Sun 18 Jan 2015

£8–£125 / 07986 527947

Sun 15 Feb 2015

£8–£125 / 07986 527947

…and 4 more dates until 14 Jun 2015

Nature Detectives Music and Rhythm

Music and percussion workshops with Ross and his Nature Detectives. Ages up to 18 months.

Merry-Go-Round, Glasgow (2.0 miles)

Fri 26 Dec

£4.50 / 0141 423 2299

Ben And Holly's Little Kingdom

  • Directed by: Richard Lewis
  • Written by: Mani Svavarsson (music)

Richard Lewis' adaptation of the award-winning television animation set in a miniature world of fairies, elves and insects. The production features original music by Mani Svavarsson, with original lyrics by Matt Lewis.

King's Theatre, Glasgow (0.9 miles)

Wed 15 Jul 2015

£14.50–£31.50 / 0844 871 7648

Thu 16 Jul 2015

£14.50–£31.50 / 0844 871 7648

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Looking for Nessie

Do you believe in Nessie? Maybe keeper of the loch Angus McGregor can help you spot him. Fun and laughter with Talking Heads puppets.

Scottish Mask and Puppet Centre, Glasgow (2.5 miles)

Sat 17 Jan 2015

£5.95 (£5.95) / 0141 339 6185

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

Scottish Chamber Orchestra: Sir Scallywag and the Golden Underpants

Paul Rissmann's adaptation of Giles Andreae's children's book is conducted by Ben Gernon and is presented by Chris Jarvis. Note: May contain a bottom. Among other items on the programme are Handel's suitably explosive Music for the Royal Fireworks.

City Halls, Glasgow (0.2 miles)

Sun 15 Feb 2015

£5–£12 / 0141 353 8000

Wild Heather

A variation on the Cinderella fable featuring a wild princess named Heather. Ages 3–7 and the whole family.

Scottish Youth Theatre, Glasgow (0.3 miles)

Sat 27 Dec

£7.50 (Family £24) / 0141 552 3988

Sun 28 Dec

£7.50 (Family £24) / 0141 552 3988

Mon 29 Dec

£7.50 (Family £24) / 0141 552 3988

Tue 30 Dec

£7.50 (Family £24) / 0141 552 3988

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 29 Dec

Free / 0141 429 0275

Mon 5 Jan 2015

Free / 0141 429 0275

Mon 12 Jan 2015

Free / 0141 429 0275

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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

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 Dec

Free / 0141 423 2299

ARThouse

Art workshops specially designed to develop the skills of young people interested in the visual arts.

House for an Art Lover, Glasgow (2.8 miles)

Sun 11 Jan 2015

£120 includes all materials/equipment / 0141 353 4776

Please note: The course runs 11 Jan–29 Mar

  • 11:30 – 13:30 ARThouse House for an Art Lover

Mon 12 Jan 2015

£120 includes all materials/equipment / 0141 353 4776

Please note: The course runs 11 Jan–29 Mar

  • 11:30 – 13:30 ARThouse House for an Art Lover

Tue 13 Jan 2015

£120 includes all materials/equipment / 0141 353 4776

Please note: The course runs 11 Jan–29 Mar

  • 11:30 – 13:30 ARThouse House for an Art Lover
…and 75 more dates until 29 Mar 2015

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 10 Jan 2015

£85 / 0141 353 4776

Please Note: This course runs 10 Jan–28 Mar.

  • 09:30 – 10:45 ARThouse House for an Art Lover
  • 11:00 – 12:15 ARThouse House for an Art Lover

Sun 11 Jan 2015

£85 / 0141 353 4776

Please Note: This course runs 10 Jan–28 Mar.

  • 09:30 – 10:45 ARThouse House for an Art Lover
  • 11:00 – 12:15 ARThouse House for an Art Lover

Mon 12 Jan 2015

£85 / 0141 353 4776

Please Note: This course runs 10 Jan–28 Mar.

  • 09:30 – 10:45 ARThouse House for an Art Lover
  • 11:00 – 12:15 ARThouse House for an Art Lover
…and 75 more dates until 28 Mar 2015

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 10 Jan 2015

£85 / 0141 353 4776

Please Note: This course runs 10 Jan–28 Mar.

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

Sun 11 Jan 2015

£85 / 0141 353 4776

Please Note: This course runs 10 Jan–28 Mar.

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

Mon 12 Jan 2015

£85 / 0141 353 4776

Please Note: This course runs 10 Jan–28 Mar.

  • 13:00 – 14:30 ARThouse House for an Art Lover
…and 75 more dates until 28 Mar 2015 back to top

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)

Thu 25 Dec

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

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

Fri 26 Dec

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

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

Sat 27 Dec

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

  • 10:00 – 17:00 BodyWorks Glasgow Science Centre
…and 4 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 30 Dec

Free / 0141 423 2299

Cat Video Festival

GoMA and Glasgow Film Festival present the UK premiere of the Internet Cat Video Festival. No longer a guilty habit, the watching of feline clips has gone mainstream. The videos in the programme range from clips dating back to 1901, to animations and shorts featuring some more familiar feline faces.

Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow (0.3 miles)

Sat 21 Feb 2015

Free / 0141 287 3050

Part of Glasgow Film Festival.

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

Circus-themed spectacular with popular CBeebies characters.

The SSE Hydro, Glasgow (1.7 miles)

Coach Education Weekend: Football

Are you a football coach and would like to develop your skills? Or would you like to start your coaching journey? Find a course to suit you …

Glasgow Green Football Centre (1.2 miles)

Fri 16 Jan 2015

Times vary / 0141 276 0680

Sat 17 Jan 2015

Times vary / 0141 276 0680

Toryglen Regional Football Centre, Glasgow (2.3 miles)

Fri 16 Jan 2015

Times vary / 0141 276 0680

Sat 17 Jan 2015

Times vary / 0141 276 0680

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