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Burntisland Summer Fair

All the fun of the fair with something for everyone, including children's and adult rides, side stalls and more candy floss than you can shake a stick at.

Burntisland Links

Tue 25 Jun

Free entry, pay for individual rides

  • 12:00 – 22:00

Wed 26 Jun

Free entry, pay for individual rides

  • 12:00 – 22:00

Thu 27 Jun

Free entry, pay for individual rides

  • 12:00 – 22:00
…and 52 more dates until 18 Aug

Royal Greenwich Get Together

A day out celebrating the military traditions of the borough, but with lots of kids' activities including a pop-up circus theatre, a community parade and street food, bars and a farmers' market.

Artillery Square, Woolwich

Sat 29 Jun

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

General Gordon Square, London SE18

Sat 29 Jun

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Weird Plants by Chris Thorogood

Venus fly trap by Chris Thorogood

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Tue 25 Jun

Free / 0131 248 2909

Wed 26 Jun

Free / 0131 248 2909

Thu 27 Jun

Free / 0131 248 2909

…and 66 more dates until 1 Sep

Social in the Gardens

Scotland's festival of social enterprise that celebrates the field with a day of market stalls, live music, open air family ceilidh, art exhibition, food stalls and a bar - all produced and run by social enterprises that are working to improve people's quality of life here in Scotland. The 2019 event will be free as it…

Ross Theatre Bandstand, Edinburgh

Fri 26 Jul

Free / 0131 228 1276

  • 11:00 – 20:00

Sat 27 Jul

Free / 0131 228 1276

  • 11:00 – 20:00

Moon Dragon for 5 and Under

Moon Dragon Bertie the Moon Dragon is having a terrible day! Nothing is as it should be. However, all is not yet lost, as with the help of the audience and some wonderful characters along the way to help him, Bertie can ensure that the night will be saved, and all can return just as it should be. This original…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Jul

The Green

Free / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 1 Aug

The Green

Free / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

The Green

Free / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 26 Aug

Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition

Exhibition on the latest in scientific research from around the world, alongside a programme of talks, demonstrations and family-friendly performances.

The Royal Society, London SW1Y

Mon 1 Jul

Free / 020 7451 2500

Tue 2 Jul

Free / 020 7451 2500

Wed 3 Jul

Free / 020 7451 2500

…and 4 more dates until 7 Jul

Erth's Dinosaur Zoo

Underbelly and Erth From creators Erth Visual & Physical Inc, critically acclaimed international hit Erth's Dinosaur Zoo™ takes audiences into a new dimension of theatre. Get right up close and personal with an amazing array of prehistoric creatures, from baby dinos to some of the largest carnivores and herbivores…

Underbelly Med Quad, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Jul

McEwan Hall

Free

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 1 Aug

McEwan Hall

Free

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

McEwan Hall

Free

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 26 Aug

Oor Wullie's Big Bucket Trail

Track down the 200 designed Oor Wullie statues and 350 mini sculptures scattered around Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Dundee, Inverness and beyond, before they're reunited for a two-day exhibition and then auctioned off for charity.

Various venues: Scotland

Tue 25 Jun

Free

  • 09:00

Wed 26 Jun

Free

  • 09:00

Thu 27 Jun

Free

  • 09:00
…and 64 more dates until 30 Aug

Revolution Festival

Family day out at the Falkirk Wheel, featuring the Lock'n'Paddle, food stalls, live music, laser tag and more.

The Falkirk Wheel

Sat 29 Jun

Free / 08700 500208

Circus Sonas Family Show

Circus Sonas Martin and Logy are back in Edinburgh and ready to have some fun. This family-friendly show contains circus stunts that will make you gasp, juggling tricks that will surprise you, and magic tricks that will make you go wow! There will be shouting, cheering, and lots and lots of laughing. All the way from…

Laughing Horse @ The Three Sisters, Edinburgh

Thu 1 Aug

The Gothic Room

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Fri 2 Aug

The Gothic Room

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sat 3 Aug

The Gothic Room

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

Lancashire Science Festival

Family science day with a showcase of activities based around technology, engineering, mathematics and more.

University of Central Lancashire, Preston

Sat 29 Jun

Free / 01772 894288

  • 09:00 – 16:00

Pirates Off Portrush

Pirate festival featuring a whole host of fun family activities.

Portrush

Sat 29 Jun

Free

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Sun 30 Jun

Free

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Alexandra Park Festival Day

A fun day out for the whole family in Alexandra Park, with kids activities and inflatables, a carnival parade, live wrestling, food and market stalls and much more.

Alexandra Park, Glasgow

Sat 20 Jul

Free / 0141 287 5064

Anne Frank + You

An exhibition about Anne Frank’s life and times, including a life-size replica of Anne's room in the Secret Annexe, replica artefacts from Anne's life and the Holocaust, and poignant personal photos of the Frank family. The exhibition also presents contemporary issues of prejudice and discrimination, such as racism in…

St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art, Glasgow

Tue 25 Jun

Free / 0141 276 1625

Wed 26 Jun

Free / 0141 276 1625

Thu 27 Jun

Free / 0141 276 1625

…and 3 more dates until 30 Jun

Bedford Place Vintage Family Festival

Family day out with music from Still Moving DJs, The Lindy Club dancers, Sing Now choir, food and refreshments, children's petting farm, Hampshire Farmers Market, craft stalls and much more.

Wilton Avenue / Bedford Place Car Park, Southampton

Sun 21 Jul

Free

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Much Hadham Fete and Dog Show 2019

Family event with a fairground, stalls, sideshows, live music and a dog show.

The Recreation Ground, Much Hadham

Mon 26 Aug

Free

  • 12:00 – 16:30

The Portstewart Community Red Sails Festival

There's fun for all the family at this festival, with a variety of storytelling, magic and puppet shows, Victorian-themed workshops, fancy dress competitions, street theatre, live music and more.

The Crescent, Portstewart

Mon 22 Jul

Times vary / Free / 028 7034 4723

Tue 23 Jul

Times vary / Free / 028 7034 4723

Wed 24 Jul

Times vary / Free / 028 7034 4723

…and 3 more dates until 27 Jul

Wind in the Willows

Quantum Theatre adapt Mole, Ratty and Badger's madcap adventures for the open-air stage.

Sticklebarn, Great Langdale

Wed 21 Aug

Free Booking advisable, admission applies / 015394 37356

Art Explorers - Weave a Wonder

Join us for an afternoon of creative fun and be inspired to make your own work of art. Weave a beautiful picture to show the beauty of Blanket Bogs using natural and up-cycled materials 

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Sun 4 Aug

Free / 0131 248 2909

Brick Wonders Exhibition

From an ancient Egyptian pyramid to Old London Bridge, and from the natural wonder of a coral reef to the modern marvel of the international space station, travel through history and explore over 50 models made using half a million LEGO® bricks. More than 50 models will be on the show, from individual pieces that will…

Horniman Museum And Gardens, London SE23

Mon 24 Jun

Times vary / Free / 020 8699 1872

Tue 25 Jun

Times vary / Free / 020 8699 1872

Wed 26 Jun

Times vary / Free / 020 8699 1872

…and 123 more dates until 27 Oct

Enchanted Forest

Due to popular demand, we are bringing the Enchanted Forest back from end March until the beginning of November so that it can be enjoyed by lots more visitors to The Hullabaloo.The Enchanted Forest was the first in a series of specially commissioned play installations which are part of the FREE activities offered at The…

Theatre Hullabaloo, Darlington

Mon 24 Jun

Times vary / Free

Tue 25 Jun

Times vary / Free

Wed 26 Jun

Times vary / Free

…and 129 more dates until 2 Nov

Fantastic Flatulence and Where to Find It

Stuart Reid – Author Award-winning Scottish author Stuart Reid launches his eighth book at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2019 with an exploration of eggy explosions, big bottom burps and his fear of farts. He even has a fear of saying fart. How do astronauts fart in their space suits? And where does it go? Do their…

Laughing Horse @ The Three Sisters, Edinburgh

Thu 1 Aug

Maggie's Chamber

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Fri 2 Aug

Maggie's Chamber

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sat 3 Aug

Maggie's Chamber

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

Fantastic Magic Show for Kids

Miro Kokenov The Fantastic Magic Show is a special and unique experience for the children and their parents. It is wonderful and memorable entertainment. The Fantastic Magic Show includes a lot of participation from the kids, which keeps the kids active throughout the whole show and brings tonnes of fun and joy for…

Laughing Horse @ The Three Sisters, Edinburgh

Thu 1 Aug

Maggie's Chamber

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Fri 2 Aug

Maggie's Chamber

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sat 3 Aug

Maggie's Chamber

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

Portobello Summer Festival

Full day festival filled with a variety of music acts.

Acklam Village Market, London W10

Sun 21 Jul

Free

  • 12:00 – 19:00

Sandymoor Fete

Series of activities and entertainment for the entire family, including craft stalls, wellie throwing and fayre games.

Sandymoor Village Green

Sat 13 Jul

Free

  • 12:00