Kids events in Glasgow

86 events within 5 miles

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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 8 Mar

£8.94–£128.75 / 07986 527947

Sun 12 Apr

£8.94–£128.75 / 07986 527947

Sun 10 May

£8.94–£128.75 / 07986 527947

Sun 14 Jun

£8.94–£128.75 / 07986 527947

Glasgow International Comedy Festival

Taking place in venues as diverse as The Stand to the SECC and the Kings to the Citz, the Glasgow International Comedy Festival increases in size, scope and stature every year. The 2015 event features two and a half weeks of global talents, local comics and national institutions all vying for attention, with the festival…

Various venues: Glasgow (0.3 miles)

Thu 12 Mar

Times & prices vary / 0844 395 4005

Fri 13 Mar

Times & prices vary / 0844 395 4005

Sat 14 Mar

Times & prices vary / 0844 395 4005

…and 10 more dates until 24 Mar

West End Festival

Taking over the West End of Glasgow each year, the festival treats the ears to a great musical line-up, tantalises all the senses with a carnival and delves into the creative depths of local studios and exhibitions with the Hidden Lane open days.

Various venues: Glasgow (0.3 miles)

Fri 5 Jun

Times & prices vary / 0141 341 0844

Sat 6 Jun

Times & prices vary / 0141 341 0844

Sun 7 Jun

Times & prices vary / 0141 341 0844

…and 21 more dates until 28 Jun

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

£14.50–£31.50 / 0844 871 7648

Thu 16 Jul

£14.50–£31.50 / 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

£7 (£3; Family £15; under 3s free)

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James Campbell's Comedy 4 Kids

The master of kids' comedy presents a show packed with proper laughs, without the rude bits. For ages 6+.

Citizens Theatre, Glasgow (0.8 miles)

Sat 21 Mar

£7.50 / 0141 429 0022

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

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

£16.50–£31.50 / 0844 871 7648

Thu 21 May

£16.50–£31.50 / 0844 871 7648

Southside Fringe

A 17-day festival incorporating music, theatre and activities for all the family. Highlights this year include a production of Hamlet, Women in the Fringe art exhibition and burlesque from Lily and Roxy’s Lonely Hearts Club.

Various venues: Glasgow (0.3 miles)

Fri 8 May

Times & prices vary

Sat 9 May

Times & prices vary

Sun 10 May

Times & prices vary

…and 14 more dates until 24 May

Wee Write!

A week-long programme offering over 100 author events, activities and readings for children, families and school pupils of all ages.

Mitchell Library, Glasgow (1.0 miles)

Thu 5 Mar

Times & prices vary / 0141 287 2999

Fri 6 Mar

Times & prices vary / 0141 287 2999

Sat 7 Mar

Times & prices vary / 0141 287 2999

Glasgow Loves Hogmanay

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

George Square, Glasgow (0.2 miles)

Thu 31 Dec

Times & prices to be confirmed

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Glasgow Science Festival

A packed programme of workshops, shows, films, discussion, exhibitions and art collaborations allows budding scientists to sit back and learn something new or don safety goggles and take part in an experiment. 2015 is the year of Food and Drink, and your chance to sample infused whiskies and scientist-curated dinner…

Various venues: Glasgow (0.3 miles)

Fri 5 Jun

Times & prices vary / 0141 330 5370

Sat 6 Jun

Times & prices vary / 0141 330 5370

Sun 7 Jun

Times & prices vary / 0141 330 5370

…and 8 more dates until 15 Jun

Glasgow St Patrick’s Day Festival

Live music, Irish ceili dancing, activities for kids and more at Merchant Square's St Paddy's celebrations.

Merchant Square, Glasgow (0.3 miles)

Sat 14 Mar

Free / 0141 552 3038

Part of Glasgow St Patrick’s Festival.

Laughs with Baby

Bring along the wee one and get them interested in comedy from the off. A chance to get some socialising done and not get stressed out when they get grouchy. (Babies, not parents).

The Bungo Bar & Kitchen, Glasgow (2.0 miles)

Sun 15 Mar

£8 (£6) / 0141 423 0023

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Sun 22 Mar

£8 (£6) / 0141 423 0023

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Sun 29 Mar

£8 (£6) / 0141 423 0023

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Martin 'BigPig' Mor: Funny Stuff for Happy People

Kids can bring their adults along to this show without any worry of them getting bored, as there's a lovely blend of comedy, storytelling, magic, and some stupid science to top it off.

The Stand, Glasgow (1.4 miles)

Sun 29 Mar

£5 / 0844 335 8879

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Saturday Art Club

Art activities run by a different educator each week relating to the displays, with drawing, collage, sculpture-making and games. Parents can get stuck in too. Ages 3–11.

Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow (0.3 miles)

Sat 7 Mar

Free / 0141 287 3050

Sat 14 Mar

Free / 0141 287 3050

Sat 21 Mar

Free / 0141 287 3050

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Tiny Tales

Different tales every time, followed by a creative play session. Ages 6 months to 2 years.

Tron Theatre, Glasgow (0.4 miles)

Sat 7 Mar

£5 / 0141 552 4267

Little Lost Dinosaur

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 10 Mar

£3 suggested donation / 0141 276 9599

Tue 17 Mar

£3 suggested donation / 0141 276 9599

Tue 24 Mar

£3 suggested donation / 0141 276 9599

…and 42 more dates until 12 Jan 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 9 Mar

Free / 0141 429 0275

Mon 16 Mar

Free / 0141 429 0275

Mon 23 Mar

Free / 0141 429 0275

…and 3 more dates until 13 Apr

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

£12 / 0844 871 7648

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Bumps, Babies & Bargains Baby Market

Pick up some bargains or sell items you no longer need at this market for baby related products. Sellers keep 100% of sales.

Heart of Scotstoun Community Centre, Glasgow (4.3 miles)

Sat 14 Mar

£2 Includes free raffle ticket (Children free) / 07764 758359

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Glasgow Open House Art Festival

Emerging and established contemporary artists that inhabit Glasgow open the doors of the city's domestic and disused spaces to reveal a program of exhibitions, performances and events.

Various venues: Glasgow (0.3 miles)

Fri 1 May

Times vary / Free

Jango Starr: The FUN-tastic Show

Plenty of clowning around, as Jango Starr melds magic, juggling and even the odd bit of slapstick together in this family event.

Scottish Mask and Puppet Centre, Glasgow (2.5 miles)

Sat 14 Mar

£5.95 / 0141 339 6185

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

My Friend Mole

A story of a very special friendship and the imagination told using live music and rich visual language.

Platform, Glasgow (4.9 miles)

Wed 11 Mar

£8 (£3.50–£4.50) / 0141 276 9696

Ages 3–6.

Perform Academies

Weekly classes for aspiring performers aged 8–17. The workshops are led by the in-house gteam and cover acting, singing and dancing.

Theatre Royal, Glasgow (0.5 miles)

Sat 7 Mar

£70 for a 7 week block / 0844 871 7647

Ages 12–17

£70 for 7 week block / 0844 871 7647

Ages 8–11 years.

Sat 14 Mar

£70 for a 7 week block / 0844 871 7647

Ages 12–17

£70 for 7 week block / 0844 871 7647

Ages 8–11 years.

Sat 21 Mar

£70 for a 7 week block / 0844 871 7647

Ages 12–17

£70 for 7 week block / 0844 871 7647

Ages 8–11 years.

Sat 28 Mar

£70 for a 7 week block / 0844 871 7647

Ages 12–17

£70 for 7 week block / 0844 871 7647

Ages 8–11 years.

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