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West End Festival

Taking over the West End of Glasgow, 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

Thu 20 Jun

Times & prices vary / 0141 341 0844

Fri 21 Jun

Times & prices vary / 0141 341 0844

Sat 22 Jun

Times & prices vary / 0141 341 0844

…and 8 more dates until 30 Jun

Holistic Ways Festival

Featuring psychics, complementary therapies, alternative health products, crafts and more.

Corn Exchange, Edinburgh

Sun 10 Nov

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0131 477 3500

Elphinstone Hall, Aberdeen

Sat 19 Oct

Times & prices to be confirmed

Sun 20 Oct

Times & prices to be confirmed

Trades Hall of Glasgow

Sat 7 Dec

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0141 552 2418

Sun 8 Dec

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0141 552 2418

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

Scottish Traditional Boat Festival

As traditional boats congregate in the historic harbour, the seaside town of Portsoy celebrates with a festival of music, sailing, rowing and traditional crafts and art.

Various venues: Portsoy

Sat 22 Jun

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 01261 842951

Sun 23 Jun

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 01261 842951

Wealden Literary Festival

Two-day family-friendly festival, with a host of acclaimed writers and speakers, plus activities, workshops, an art exhibition and more.

Boldshaves Garden, Ashford

Sat 29 Jun

£8–£18 (one-day talk pass £40; Children £4–£6)

All events are priced individually

  • 10:30 – 18:30

Sun 30 Jun

£8–£18 (one-day talk pass £40; Children £4–£6)

All events are priced individually

  • 10:30 – 18:30

Autism Friendly Session: Egyptian Craft

Explore the Egyptian handling kit and make your own craft. Up to 10 participants and their carers are welcome. 

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow

Wed 17 Jul

Free / 0141 276 9599

Bricklive

A celebration of LEGO with displays from fan builders, themed areas and millions of LEGO bricks to play with.

NEC, Birmingham

Thu 31 Oct

£12.13–£13.85 / 0121 780 4141

Fri 1 Nov

£12.13–£13.85 / 0121 780 4141

Sat 2 Nov

£12.13–£13.85 / 0121 780 4141

Sun 3 Nov

£12.13–£13.85 / 0121 780 4141

Creatures From the Deep (Ages 5–12)

Tales of sea monsters followed by a junk modelling session, creating your own creatures from the deep …

SeaCity Museum, Southampton

Tue 20 Aug

£7 / 023 8083 3007

  • 10:30 – 12:30
  • 13:30 – 15:30

Designing a museum of the future

Discover different architecture from the past with a museum trail and then create your perfect future museum.

Museum Of London, EC2Y

Sat 22 Jun

Free / 020 7001 9844

Sun 23 Jun

Free / 020 7001 9844

Dippy on Tour: A Natural History Adventure

Meet Dippy the Diplodocus, a 21.3 metre long skeleton of a dinosaur, which is currently on tour around the UK.

Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle

Thu 20 Jun

Free Donations welcome / 0191 222 6765

Fri 21 Jun

Free Donations welcome / 0191 222 6765

Sat 22 Jun

Free Donations welcome / 0191 222 6765

…and 106 more dates until 6 Oct

PQA Open Day

Open day for the Pauline Quirke Academy of Performing Arts.

Holy Family Catholic High School, Thornton

Sat 22 Jun

Free / 01519 246451

Sat 29 Jun

Free / 01519 246451

Sat 6 Jul

Free / 01519 246451

…and 44 more dates until 9 May 2020

West Herts College, Watford

Sat 22 Jun

01923 812345

  • 09:00 – 16:00

Sat 29 Jun

01923 812345

  • 09:00 – 16:00

Sat 6 Jul

01923 812345

  • 09:00 – 16:00
…and 3 more dates until 27 Jul

The Royal Highland Show

Part agricultural show, part food festival, part family fun day out, with everything from motor, equine and craft programmes to food and drink and children's activities.

Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh

Thu 20 Jun

Times vary / £8–£24 / 0131 335 6200

Fri 21 Jun

Times vary / £8–£24 / 0131 335 6200

Sat 22 Jun

Times vary / £8–£24 / 0131 335 6200

Sun 23 Jun

Times vary / £8–£24 / 0131 335 6200

Thunderbird Totem

At the top of our totem pole in the West Court is a thunderbird. Come and find out more about the thunderbird symbol and make a decorative collar.

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow

Mon 1 Jul

Free / 0141 276 9599

Tue 2 Jul

Free / 0141 276 9599

Thu 4 Jul

Free / 0141 276 9599

Weird Plants by Chris Thorogood

Venus fly trap by Chris Thorogood

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Thu 20 Jun

Free / 0131 248 2909

Fri 21 Jun

Free / 0131 248 2909

Sat 22 Jun

Free / 0131 248 2909

…and 71 more dates until 1 Sep

2019 Milling Demonstrations

Our milling demonstrations are ongoing throughout the day (subject to volunteer availability)

National Trust: Winchester City Mill

Sat 22 Jun

Free Admission applies / 01962 870057

Sun 23 Jun

Free Admission applies / 01962 870057

Wed 26 Jun

Free Admission applies / 01962 870057

…and 14 more dates until 28 Jul

'50 Things to Do' Fridays - Create some wild art

Tick off No.18 - Create some wild art. A variety of activities with something for all ages at each event. Children must be accompanied by an adult. No dogs please.

National Trust: Sheringham Park, Upper Sheringham

Fri 30 Aug

Free Admission applies / 01263 820550

Accessible Explorathon

At Explorathon we want every curious learner and future researcher to be able to engage with research. Researchers will run accessible and autism-friendly experiments in a calmer, less crowded environment.

Riverside Museum, Glasgow

Fri 27 Sep

Free / 0141 287 2720

Accordion Summer School

Intensive five-day accordion summer school, led by Djordje Gajic.

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow

Mon 29 Jul

£295 Course fee / 0141 332 5057

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Tue 30 Jul

£295 Course fee / 0141 332 5057

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 31 Jul

£295 Course fee / 0141 332 5057

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 2 more dates until 2 Aug

Art Explorers - A garden that moves

Join us for an afternoon of creative fun and be inspired to make your own work of art. Come along and learn how to create a simple sculpture inspired by the garden in summer with bees, butterflies and birds that move. We will use upcycled materials.

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Sun 7 Jul

Free / 0131 248 2909

Art in the park

Belton's creative women have inspired us, so you're invited to join in the fun and get artistic in the parkland. There'll be activities and entertainment for all ages. With so much to take inspiration from, come along and try it yourself!

National Trust: Belton House, Grantham

Sat 22 Jun

Free Admission applies / 01476 566116

Sun 23 Jun

Free Admission applies / 01476 566116

Art-K Art Club for Children and Adults

Weekly art classes for people of all ages, covering a variety of mediums.

art-K Clapham, London SW4

Fri 21 Jun

£22.50–£25

Sat 22 Jun

£22.50–£25

Tue 25 Jun

£22.50–£25

…and 19 more dates until 20 Jul

Autism-Friendly Family Workshop

Try out some of our summer activities in a calmer, less crowded environment. Quiet safe space available until 3pm.

Riverside Museum, Glasgow

Fri 5 Jul

Free / 0141 287 2720

Thu 18 Jul

Free / 0141 287 2720

Fri 2 Aug

Free / 0141 287 2720

Autism Friendly Session: Thunderbird Totem

At the top of our totem pole in the West Court is a thunderbird. Come and find out more about the thunderbird symbol and make a decorative collar.

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow

Wed 3 Jul

Free / 0141 276 9599

BBC Springwatch Experience

Your chance to see if you could cut it as a Springwatch presenter.

London Wetland Centre, SW13

Thu 20 Jun

Included in centre admission / 020 8409 4400

  • 09:30 – 17:30

Fri 21 Jun

Included in centre admission / 020 8409 4400

  • 09:30 – 17:30

Sat 22 Jun

Included in centre admission / 020 8409 4400

  • 09:30 – 17:30
…and 701 more dates until 25 May 2021

Big Tree Climbing Company

Two highly skilled and friendly instructors can help all ages reach new heights. They will teach you how to enter a tree’s canopy using ropes, knots and karabiners, whilst being securely attached in a harness at all times. Once at the top of the tree you will gain an experience which can’t be found on the ground whilst…

National Trust: Scotney Castle, Tunbridge Wells

Mon 29 Jul

£20 Booking essential (Children £20 Booking essential) / 01892 891 081

Mon 12 Aug

£20 Booking essential (Children £20 Booking essential) / 01892 891 081