Kids events in Glasgow

78 events within 5 miles

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Inflatable Fun City

Yes, it is exactly as it sounds – a whole load of inflatable objects for wee ones to jump around on, with everything from bouncy castles to slides. Bad news for grown ups though, it's only for ages 2–12.

Glasgow Green (0.8 miles)

Fri 3 Apr

£7.99

Sat 4 Apr

£7.99

Sun 5 Apr

£7.99

…and 14 more dates until 19 Apr

National Trust for Scotland & Cadbury Easter Egg Trail

Turn eggsplorer this Easter as you follow the trail, collect the clues, solve the puzzle and win a Cadbury treat.

Pollok House, Glasgow (3.5 miles)

Fri 3 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 493 2202

Sat 4 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 493 2202

Sun 5 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 493 2202

Mon 6 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 493 2202

Holmwood House, Glasgow (3.6 miles)

Fri 3 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 493 2204

Sat 4 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 493 2204

Sun 5 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 493 2204

Mon 6 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 493 2204

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)

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)

Sat 4 Apr

£4 / 0844 335 8879

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

£15–£54.50 / 0844 871 7648

Thu 30 Apr

£15–£54.50 / 0844 871 7648

Fri 1 May

£19.50–£60 / 0844 871 7648

…and 12 more dates until 17 May

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

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 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

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

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Yorkhill Easter Egg Run

The annual motorbike run for Yorkhill Hospital.

SECC, Glasgow (1.6 miles)

Sun 5 Apr

Free / 0141 201 6917

Easter Bunny Hunt

A nature-themed Easter bunny hunt. Use the instructions to locate all the rabbits hiding in Todd's Well wood and collect a chocolate prize. Arrive by 1.30pm to ensure you have time to find all the bunnies. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Provanhall House, Glasgow (4.5 miles)

Fri 3 Apr

Free / 0141 287 6776

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

Scottish Ballet: Cinderella

Scottish Ballet's festive production of the classic rags-to-riches fairy tale, set to the unmistakable score penned by Prokofiev, which is performed by the Scottish Ballet Orchestra.

Theatre Royal, Glasgow (0.5 miles)

Tue 12 Jan 2016

£9–£33 / 0844 871 7647

Wed 13 Jan 2016

£9–£33 / 0844 871 7647

Thu 14 Jan 2016

£8–£27 / 0844 871 7647

£9–£33 / 0844 871 7647

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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 30 Mar

Free / 0141 429 0275

Mon 6 Apr

Free / 0141 429 0275

Mon 13 Apr

Free / 0141 429 0275

…and 11 more dates until 29 Jun

ARTScool

Keep kids creative over the break with this three-day course exploring the rites and rituals of spring. Please bring a packed lunch.

House for an Art Lover, Glasgow (2.8 miles)

Tue 7 Apr

£85 / 0141 353 4776

5–8 years

  • 10:00 – 15:00 ARTScool House for an Art Lover

Wed 8 Apr

£85 / 0141 353 4776

5–8 years

  • 10:00 – 15:00 ARTScool House for an Art Lover

Thu 9 Apr

£85 / 0141 353 4776

5–8 years

  • 10:00 – 15:00 ARTScool House for an Art Lover
…and 3 more dates until 16 Apr

Breakfast with the Bunny

Easter games and an appearance from the bunny at breakfast. Booking is essential.

Hard Rock Cafe, Glasgow (0.3 miles)

Sat 4 Apr

£12.95; under 2s free (Children £9.95) / 0141 353 8790

Sun 5 Apr

£12.95; under 2s free (Children £9.95) / 0141 353 8790

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

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

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Jabberwocky

The Jabberwocky must be slain and it's up to the gormless Quentin to rise to the task. Folding Theatre Company play out the adventures based on Lewis Carroll's wonderful nonsense poem. Ages 5+.

Rutherglen Town Hall (2.6 miles)

Wed 8 Apr

£6 / 0141 613 5700

Part of Puppet Animation Festival.

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 12 Apr

£8.94–£123.60 / 0845 166 6039

Sun 10 May

£8.94–£123.60 / 0845 166 6039

Sun 14 Jun

£8.94–£123.60 / 0845 166 6039

The Village Storytelling Centre, Glasgow (4.4 miles)

Tue 14 Apr

Free / 0141 882 3025

Part of Puppet Animation Festival.

Southside Fringe

A 17-day festival incorporating music, theatre and activities for all the family. Highlights this year include Old Bohemia and a tribute to Jeff Buckley.

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

Spring Fun Craft Camp

Springtime-themed arts and crafts activities for kids aged 5–11. Make bunny ears, daffodils and Easter cards.

Parkhead Library, Glasgow (2.1 miles)

Fri 10 Apr

Free / 0141 276 1530

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