Events in Stirling on 22 December 2018

View all the upcoming events in Stirling on the 22 December 2018 below, or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Stirling

A Christmas Carol - SOLD OUT

A Christmas Carol - SOLD OUT

21st December 2018 - 22nd December 2018
Join critically acclaimed theatre company Chapterhouse as Scrooge’s frozen heart begins to melt and he finally embraces the festive spirit in this most Christmassy of Christmas tales. Read more
A Ladder to the Stars

A Ladder to the Stars

27th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Visible Fictions & Aberdeen Performing Arts present A Ladder to the Stars at Macrobert Arts Centre this Christmas. Read more
Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Stirling

Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Stirling

18th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Make it a Christmas to remember and see your child's eyes light up as they tuck into breakfast or tea with Santa at Dobbies Stirling! Read more
Breakfast with Santa at Cook’s of Stirling

Breakfast with Santa at Cook’s of Stirling

22nd December 2018
Come and meet Santa at Cooks of Stirling! Each ticket includes breakfast followed by some fun activities and gift from Santa. Read more
Brick Wonders

Brick Wonders

29th September 2018 - 23rd January 2019
Historic Environment Scotland presents Brick Wonders at Stirling Castle featuring recreations in LEGO® bricks of amazing sights from around the world, curated by artist Warren Elsmore! Read more
Christmas Lunch at Stirling Castle

Christmas Lunch at Stirling Castle

15th December 2018 - 23rd December 2018
Dine in the intimate Green Room of Stirling Castle and add a little festive magic to your Christmas lunch. Read more
Cinderella

Cinderella

6th December 2018 - 24th December 2018
It's Panto Time as Falkirk Community Trust and Imagine Theatre present Cinderella, a festive family treat, including special effects, song and dance numbers and a hilarious script! Read more
Dirty Dancing

Dirty Dancing

22nd December 2018
Don't put baby in the corner and join us for a spectacular night full of heart warming songs at Dobbie Hall, Larbert on Saturday 22nd December! Read more
Exhibition: The Scots Who Built the White House

Exhibition: The Scots Who Built the White House

22nd October 2018 - 12th April 2019
In 1794, seven Scottish stonemasons left Edinburgh New Town for Washington DC to help build the official residence of the President of the United States. Explore their story in our new exhibition. Read more
Handmade Exhibition

Handmade Exhibition

17th November 2018 - 6th January 2019
Explore our annual Christmas sale of arts and crafts made in Scotland at Macrobert Arts Centre, back for a forth year, and maybe pick up a Christmas gift or two! Read more
LIttle Elves Christmas Crafternoon Tea

LIttle Elves Christmas Crafternoon Tea

22nd December 2018
Join us at Three Sisters Bake, Killearn for a lovely Christmas experience which combines kids festive baking, crafts and an amazing festive afternoon tea! Read more
Live Music at Nicky-Tams every Saturday

Live Music at Nicky-Tams every Saturday

22nd December 2018
Sit back and absorb the atmosphere as a variety of musicians play some awesome music every Saturday afternoon at Nicky-Tams. Read more
Mary Poppins Returns

Mary Poppins Returns

21st December 2018 - 6th January 2019
Mary Poppins is back for another magical adventure decades after her original visit, as she returns to help the grown up Banks siblings! Read more
Santa at The Falkirk Wheel

Santa at The Falkirk Wheel

22nd December 2018
Join Scottish Canals on a special journey as we take a magical boat trip to Santa’s grotto at The Falkirk Wheel this December! Read more
Santa Lunch at Inglewood House

Santa Lunch at Inglewood House

22nd December 2018
Treat family and friends to a festive Sunday lunch with Santa, plus a gift for every child, when Inglewood House host their annual Santa Lunch! Read more
Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Stirling

Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Stirling

18th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Bring your little ones along to Dobbies Stirling for an exciting festive experience at Santa's Grotto! Read more
Santa’s Woodland Experience

Santa’s Woodland Experience

30th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Balfron
Santa's Woodland Experience returns to our woodland at North Ballochruin from 30th November until Christmas Eve 2018. Read more
Scotland’s Gardens - Rowberrow

Scotland’s Gardens - Rowberrow

1st February 2018 - 31st December 2018
Various Locations Stirling
Scotland’s Gardens - Rowberrow is a colourful garden with unusual specimens overlooking Dollar Glen. Read more
Sleepin’ Cutie

Sleepin’ Cutie

23rd November 2018 - 31st December 2018
Sleepin’ Cutie - Let’s boo, hiss, laugh and sing at this panto extravaganza at Macrobert Arts Centre! Read more
Stirling Reindeer Trail

Stirling Reindeer Trail

18th November 2018 - 5th January 2019
Stirling
Keep an eye out for 20 cleverly decorated reindeers appearing in Stirling shops over the Christmas period - find them all to win fantastic prizes! Read more
The Crafters Roadshow - Christmas Market at the Thistles

The Crafters Roadshow - Christmas Market at the Thistles

1st November 2018 - 31st December 2018
Join The Makers at The Thistles Stirling first ever Christmas Market on from 1st November to 30th December and shop from the best in Scottish Crafts! Read more
The Little Prosecco Bar @ The Thistle Centre

The Little Prosecco Bar @ The Thistle Centre

8th December 2018 - 31st December 2018
The Little Prosecco Bar will be arriving at the Christmas Market in the Thistles Centre Stirling from Saturday 8th December. Pop along, enjoy a drink and get in the festive mood! Read more

Events in East Renfrewshire

Christmas at Newton Mearns Baptist Church

Christmas at Newton Mearns Baptist Church

11th December 2018 - 25th December 2018
Join Newton Mearns Baptist Church for their Christmas Programme beginning on Tuesday 11th December!
Christmas Baby Disco

Christmas Baby Disco

22nd December 2018
Boogie with your baby at East Renfrewshire Culture & Leisure's Christmas discos especially for little ones!
Digital Learning at East Renfrewshire Libraries

Digital Learning at East Renfrewshire Libraries

1st January 2018 - 31st December 2018
If you’re keen to find out how to tackle a tablet, control a computer or find your way around the web, then your local library is the place to be!
Elf Academy

Elf Academy

22nd December 2018
Back for its third year ERCL's Elf Academy returns! Just drop your kids off and let them enjoy a series of creative and fun activities in this jam-packed session!
Elf Hunt & Santa’s Challenge

Elf Hunt & Santa’s Challenge

22nd December 2018
The elves have all gone missing! Santa needs your help to find them hiding in the woodland around Greenbank Garden!
Festive Family Films at Eastwood Park Theatre

Festive Family Films at Eastwood Park Theatre

22nd December 2018
Come along to Eastwood Park Theatre or Clarkston Hall for special screenings of some classic festive family films!
Include Me 2 Club - Junior Youth Club

Include Me 2 Club - Junior Youth Club

23rd October 2017 - 31st December 2018
Include Me 2 Club run a Junior Youth Club for ages 0 - 12 and their families at Dalmeny Community Centre on Mondays!
Jack and the Beanstalk II: Return of the Farmer

Jack and the Beanstalk II: Return of the Farmer

13th December 2018 - 30th December 2018
Created exclusively for East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure, a brand new Christmas story full of music, magic and, of course, beans is coming to Eastwood Park Theatre this festive season!
Magical Winter Trail

Magical Winter Trail

22nd December 2018
Take a stroll with the family in Eastwood Park amid frosty twigs and twinkling lights on this Magical Winter Trail!

Events in Edinburgh and the Lothians

24 Doors of Advent

24 Doors of Advent

1st December 2018 - 24th December 2018
Throughout December Edinburgh opens its doors to showcase the unique buildings in the city in this real-life advent calendar.
A Candlelit Christmas Concert with Octavoce

A Candlelit Christmas Concert with Octavoce

22nd December 2018
Award winning a capella vocal ensemble ‘Octavoce’ return to the capital for their annual candlelit Christmas concert in the atmospheric setting of Morningside United Church on 22nd December.
A Christmas Cabaret

A Christmas Cabaret

22nd December 2018
Join Bruce Devlin for a Christmas cracker of a cabaret show in a fast paced festive hour at The Stand Comedy Club!
A Christmas Fairy Trail

A Christmas Fairy Trail

7th December 2018 - 24th December 2018
Enter Archerfield Walled Garden’s mystical Fairy Trail and get lost in a world of fairies, forest folk and folklore when it returns in December!
A Play in Five Rooms - Enlightenment House

A Play in Five Rooms - Enlightenment House

14th November 2018 - 5th January 2019
This immersive, funny and interactive theatre experience will see audiences come across characters giving them an insight into Georgian life but also asking questions about current times.
An Edinburgh Christmas

An Edinburgh Christmas

22nd December 2018
You are warmly invited to St Andrew Camerata's annual Christmas celebration on Saturday 22 December 2018 at 7.30pm in Canongate Kirk.
Awakening Abstraction: Jon Canty  - Original Paintings and Prints From Abstract To Reality

Awakening Abstraction: Jon Canty - Original Paintings and Prints From Abstract To Reality

6th November 2018 - 18th January 2019
‘Awakening Abstraction’ is an exhibition by Jon Canty featuring a mix of new works and a cross section of his work over the last few years. See it at the Stick Factory from 6th November!
Baby Loves Disco’s Christmas Cheer

Baby Loves Disco’s Christmas Cheer

9th December 2018 - 30th December 2018
Baby Loves Disco returns for Christmas 2018 with its unique dayclubbing experience at the Festival Square Spiegeltent.
Beginners/Intermediate Pilates Classes for Adults

Beginners/Intermediate Pilates Classes for Adults

3rd July 2018 - 4th June 2019
Come along and try Pilates for adults with Nicky Pender every Tuesday and Wednesday at Liberton Kirk Halls.
Breakfast or Afternoon Tea with Santa at Clambers Soft Play

Breakfast or Afternoon Tea with Santa at Clambers Soft Play

21st December 2018 - 23rd December 2018
Bring the kids along to Clambers Soft Play for breakfast or afternoon tea in the party room followed by a visit from Santa and a 45-minute soft-play session!
Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Edinburgh

Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Edinburgh

18th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Make it a Christmas to remember and see your child's eyes light up as they tuck into breakfast or tea with Santa at Dobbies Edinburgh!
Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Livingston

Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Livingston

18th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Make it a Christmas to remember and see your child's eyes light up as they tuck into breakfast or tea with Santa at Dobbies Livingston!
Breakfast with Belle

Breakfast with Belle

22nd December 2018
Calling all Beauty and the Beast fans. Belle is joining us at The Golf Tavern on Saturday, 22nd December for a free event!
Breakfast with Santa at Scrambles Soft Play

Breakfast with Santa at Scrambles Soft Play

21st December 2018 - 24th December 2018
Join Santa at Scrambles Soft Play for a Christmas breakfast, before he retires to his office to check the ‘Naughty and Nice’ list.
Brick Wonders

Brick Wonders

21st November 2018 - 24th March 2019
Historic Environment Scotland presents Brick Wonders at Blackness Castle featuring recreations in LEGO® bricks of amazing sights from around the world, curated by artist Warren Elsmore!
Bugle Boys Christmas Crackers

Bugle Boys Christmas Crackers

11th December 2018 - 30th December 2018
After wowing crowds at this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Bugle Boys bring their Christmas Crackers show to the Assembly Roxy from 11th December.
Charles II: Art and Power Exhibition

Charles II: Art and Power Exhibition

23rd November 2018 - 2nd June 2019
Old master paintings and spectacular silver furniture show the rich material world of Charles II's court and the role of the arts in the re-establishment of the Stuart monarchy.
Children’s Judo Club

Children’s Judo Club

2nd March 2018 - 2nd March 2019
Randori Judo will be starting a four week Introduction to Judo Course commencing on Friday 2nd March at 4:30pm at Clovenstone Community Centre.
Christmas

Christmas

22nd December 2018
Discover the real origin and meaning of Christmas, and its wide presence in the different cultures and religions worldwide with the AGEAC on Saturday 22nd December in McDonald Road Library.
Christmas at the Botanics 2018

Christmas at the Botanics 2018

23rd November 2018 - 29th December 2018
Explore the sights and sounds of Christmas in this magical after dark experience at the Royal Botanic Gardens!
Christmas Lunch at Edinburgh Castle

Christmas Lunch at Edinburgh Castle

7th December 2018 - 23rd December 2018
Make Christmas 2018 special with a three course lunch in the opulent Queen Anne Room at Edinburgh Castle, and enjoy a dining experience fit for royalty.
Christmas Market - East Princes Street Gardens

Christmas Market - East Princes Street Gardens

16th November 2018 - 5th January 2019
The Christmas Market will once again return to East Princes St Gardens for a whole host of bespoke and traditional Christmas items!
Curious About Edinburgh

Curious About Edinburgh

1st December 2017 - 31st December 2018
Have fun discovering Edinburgh with two self-guided, heritage walks and optional treasure hunt with Curious About!
Dance Scottish with RSCDS Edinburgh

Dance Scottish with RSCDS Edinburgh

24th September 2018 - 21st May 2019
Come along, join in and enjoy the benefits of fun, fitness and friendship with RSCDS Edinburgh Dance Scottish classes!
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

22nd December 2018
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city.
Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye

Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye

4th August 2018 - 10th February 2019
This is the first major exhibition to focus on this unusual and enigmatic artist and features over sixty artworks from public and private collections.
Embroidered Stories: Scottish Samplers

Embroidered Stories: Scottish Samplers

26th October 2018 - 21st April 2019
Get an insight into the lives of children in the 18th and 19th centuries through this unique collection of Scottish samplers on loan from American collector Leslie B. Durst.
Eskmills Christmas Party Nights

Eskmills Christmas Party Nights

14th December 2018 - 22nd December 2018
Indulge in a festive feast and delicious drinks with your colleagues or friends, then join forces with party-goers on the dance floor at Eskmills Christmas Party Nights!
Festive Brass with Whitburn Band

Festive Brass with Whitburn Band

22nd December 2018
Enjoy a relaxed evening of classic and current Christmas favourites from Whitburn Band, one of the world’s top brass bands, at Howden Park Centre on Saturday 22nd December!
Festive Party Dinner!

Festive Party Dinner!

23rd November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Join us for a Festive Party Dinner in the stunning auditorium at the Ghillie Dhu, welcomed by a chilled glass of fizz, followed by a decadent 3-course festive meal, live ceilidh band and DJ.
Festive Party Lunch!

Festive Party Lunch!

23rd November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Join us for a festive party lunch at the Ghillie Dhu and enjoy an unforgettable celebration of food, drink and festive cheer!
Festive Party Nights at Carberry Tower

Festive Party Nights at Carberry Tower

22nd December 2018
What better way to relax and unwind after all those long hours in the office than a Christmas party night in the glorious surroundings of Carberry Tower.
FULL MOON with Transmission Meditation 2018

FULL MOON with Transmission Meditation 2018

22nd December 2018
Join Share International Scotland for a powerful group meditation and work of planetary service at the time of the full moon each month!
Funbox presents Once Upon a Christmas at The Brunton

Funbox presents Once Upon a Christmas at The Brunton

21st December 2018 - 24th December 2018
FUNBOX present their brand new seasonal spectacular – ONCE UPON A CHRISTMAS as they return to The Brunton Theatre 21st December through to Christmas Eve!
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

22nd December 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
Get a Free Workout with Curves

Get a Free Workout with Curves

21st October 2018 - 31st December 2018
Curves, a ladies-only gym in Edinburgh Northwest, is offering a free taster workout with a personal trainer that is safe, efficient and effective for women of all ages and fitness levels.
Giant Lanterns of China 2018

Giant Lanterns of China 2018

16th November 2018 - 17th February 2019
The Giant Lanterns of China are back at Edinburgh Zoo! It's a new and exciting adventure as Scottish myths, ancient Chinese legends and incredible creatures come to life this winter.
Grassmarket Weekly Market

Grassmarket Weekly Market

22nd December 2018
Every Saturday the centre of the Grassmarket becomes a flurry of excitement as we host our weekly market.
Historic Underground

Historic Underground

1st January 2018 - 31st December 2018
Discover a dark, damp world unchanged since the 18th century in this tour of Blair Street Underground Vaults with Mercat Tours.
In Focus: Scottish Photography

In Focus: Scottish Photography

7th July 2018 - 12th May 2019
This exhibition showcases the City Art Centre’s photographic collections, charting the development of fine art photography in Scotland from the 19th century to present day.
It’s a Wonderful Life!

It’s a Wonderful Life!

15th December 2018 - 22nd December 2018
Floating Brick Theatre will be putting on a stage production of "It's a Wonderful Life" this December at the Cornerstone Centre.
Jack and the Beanstalk

Jack and the Beanstalk

27th November 2018 - 5th January 2019
Join us at The Brunton for Jack and the Beanstalk, a fun packed panto with an up to date twist on the well-known story!
King’s Panto: Beauty and the Beast

King’s Panto: Beauty and the Beast

1st December 2018 - 20th January 2019
Edinburgh panto legends Allan Stewart, Andy Gray & Grant Stott return to the King's Theatre in Beauty and the Beast!
Kinky Boots

Kinky Boots

10th December 2018 - 5th January 2019
Don't miss the ultimate night out when the Kinky Boots tour comes to Edinburgh Playhouse in December 2018!
La Clique Noël - Part Deux

La Clique Noël - Part Deux

16th November 2018 - 5th January 2019
La Clique Noël returns home to Edinburgh for Christmas with a new seasonal spectacular, La Clique Noël - Part Deux.
Leith Farmers‘ Market

Leith Farmers‘ Market

22nd December 2018
Come and meet our small independent traders at this bustling weekly farmers market right beside the Water of Leith.
Little Red Riding Hood

Little Red Riding Hood

14th December 2018 - 22nd December 2018
Join us at Church Hill Theatre as Edinburgh People's Theatre present Little Red Riding Hood, a traditional family pantomime with just a little twist in its tail!
Magic Show: Christmas Tricks

Magic Show: Christmas Tricks

22nd December 2018
Enjoy a sprinkling of actual magic in the run up to Christmas at Lauriston Castle with a festive show will be sure to bring a smile to your face!
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore and Grime for Age 5+

22nd December 2018
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Mouthpiece

Mouthpiece

5th December 2018 - 22nd December 2018
Traverse Theatre Company in association with HighTide present Mouthpiece, a frank and unflinching look at the different Edinburghs which often exist in ignorance of one another.
Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

22nd December 2018
Nocturnal is bigger and better than ever before at Subway Cowgate's Urban Saturdays!
OpenJump 7+

OpenJump 7+

1st July 2017 - 31st December 2018
Jump around on over 19,000ft2 of interconnected, world-class trampolines at Ryze Edinburgh's OpenJump sessions!
Phil Cunningham’s Christmas Songbook

Phil Cunningham’s Christmas Songbook

21st December 2018 - 22nd December 2018
Don't miss Phil Cunningham’s Christmas Songbook, a well-loved fixture in The Queen's Hall seasonal calendar on 21st and 22nd December!
Photography Exhibition

Photography Exhibition

5th December 2018 - 19th January 2019
Are you are looking for a unusual present? Gallery-Close, the friendliest independent gallery in Edinburgh, is hosting a general photography exhibition with prints for sale.
Recruiting 28-32 Month Old Wee Scientist

Recruiting 28-32 Month Old Wee Scientist

27th September 2018 - 31st December 2018
Do you know a wee scientist, 28-32 months old? Do they speak English? If so, come help us understand how toddlers learn about the world in our Wee Science language study!
Reflection of Home

Reflection of Home

22nd December 2018
Make your own little model house reflecting your 'special' place and taking inspiration from all the lovely doll’s houses in the Museum of Childhood.
Robert Blomfield: Edinburgh Street Photography | An Unseen Archive

Robert Blomfield: Edinburgh Street Photography | An Unseen Archive

24th November 2018 - 17th March 2019
This exhibition displays a selection of Robert Blomfield's stunning private archive, documenting the dramatic shifts taking place in Edinburgh’s urban landscape during the 1960s.
Santa’s Doggy Grotto

Santa’s Doggy Grotto

22nd December 2018
Bring along your furry friend and join us at Dobbies Edinburgh for one of the most exciting festive experiences - Santa’s Doggy Grotto!
Santa’s Farm Yard Cottage

Santa’s Farm Yard Cottage

8th December 2018 - 24th December 2018
Santa visits Almond Valley once again, settling into his farmyard cottage set within a chilly midwinter forest.
Santa’s Grotto

Santa’s Grotto

17th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Christmas just wouldn't be Christmas without a visit to Santa... when he arrives at Santa Land in George Street.
Santa’s Grotto at Carberry Tower

Santa’s Grotto at Carberry Tower

9th December 2018 - 24th December 2018
Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without a visit to Santa's Grotto! So come and visit him in his enchanting Grotto at Carberry Tower this year!
Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Edinburgh

Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Edinburgh

18th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Bring your little ones along to Dobbies Edinburgh for an exciting festive experience at Santa's Grotto!
Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Livingston

Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Livingston

18th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Bring your little ones along to Dobbies Livingston for an exciting festive experience at Father Christmas’ Grotto!
Scotland’s Gardens - Hunter’s Tryst

Scotland’s Gardens - Hunter’s Tryst

1st January 2018 - 31st December 2018
Scotland’s Gardens 2016 - Hunter's Tryst is a hidden treasure & was featured on "The Beechgrove Garden" June 2015.
Scottish Ballet: Cinderella

Scottish Ballet: Cinderella

8th December 2018 - 30th December 2018
Discover the enchanted, sparkling world of Christopher Hampson’s Cinderella, when Scottish Ballet bring the show to the Festival Theatre.
Silent Light

Silent Light

19th November 2018 - 29th December 2018
In a world first, Silent Light brings together the spectacular Street of Light from Edinburgh’s Christmas 2015 and 2016 and silent disco headphones to give you the ultimate street party.
Sing Sistah Sing!

Sing Sistah Sing!

20th December 2018 - 30th December 2018
Fresh from the award winning sold out Edinburgh Fringe run, The Rose Theatre presents Sing Sistah Sing! The Christmas Celebration.
Storyworlds: Paper Sculptures by Edinburgh Young Artists

Storyworlds: Paper Sculptures by Edinburgh Young Artists

10th November 2018 - 12th May 2019
Storyworlds is a magical group of sculptures showing tiny enchanted storyworlds under glass domes completed by senior students of art. The exhibition is on at The Writers' Museum from 10th November.
The Comedy Show

The Comedy Show

22nd December 2018
Every Friday and Saturday night, Basement Theatre becomes Edinburgh’s comedy hub and with a different line-up and headliner each week this is the comedy injection your weekend is craving!
The Gospel According to Jesus Queen of Heaven

The Gospel According to Jesus Queen of Heaven

13th December 2018 - 22nd December 2018
Almost ten years on from her controversial premiere, Jo Clifford and company bring their legendary production of 'The Gospel According to Jesus Queen of Heaven' to the Traverse for the first time.
The Mother

The Mother

21st December 2018 - 22nd December 2018
Based on Hans Christian Andersen’s wintry tale, The Mother is a breathtakingly spectacular and compelling production, combining narrative dance and drama.
Themed Tours at the National Museum of Scotland

Themed Tours at the National Museum of Scotland

1st December 2018 - 31st December 2018
Check out the daily free guided themed tours at the National Museum of Scotland in December!
Traditions and Tales of Christmas

Traditions and Tales of Christmas

20th December 2018 - 22nd December 2018
Learn about the traditions and tales of a Victorian Christmas at Edinburgh Castle from 20th - 22nd December.
Village Christmas Party Selection Box

Village Christmas Party Selection Box

29th November 2018 - 22nd December 2018
Enjoy a real mix of Christmas Parties this year at the Village Hotel Edinburgh. You pick your favourite and we’ll mix the tunes!
Wee Scientist Wanted: English-Polish Child Language Study

Wee Scientist Wanted: English-Polish Child Language Study

3rd October 2018 - 31st December 2018
Bilingualism Matters, Wee Science, and the University of Edinburgh are currently looking for young children (aged 24-30 months) from English-Polish families for a fun study.
Wendy and Peter Pan

Wendy and Peter Pan

29th November 2018 - 5th January 2019
Full of fairy-dust, adventure and all your favourite characters this magical story is everything a Christmas treat should be.
Wildlife Paintings by Lucy Newton

Wildlife Paintings by Lucy Newton

30th November 2018 - 16th January 2019
Artist Lucy Newton presents new paintings inspired by the richness of wildlife in Scotland, at the Scottish Ornithologists' Club in Aberlady.
Winter Windows

Winter Windows

17th November 2018 - 26th December 2018
Come and see Edinburgh's 2018 Winter Windows, designed by budding young artists from Edinburgh’s schools to the theme of Kindness!
Yottie Bear Treasure Hunt

Yottie Bear Treasure Hunt

3rd September 2018 - 31st December 2018
The Royal Yacht be hiding lots of cuddly Britannia Yottie Bears on board the ship for you to spot.
You Choose

You Choose

30th November 2018 - 5th January 2019
You Choose is a brand new interactive musical show for all the family, but in this show – YOU CHOOSE what happens!

Events in Fife

‘Journey Home’ - A new exhibition by artist, Janice Headrick

‘Journey Home’ - A new exhibition by artist, Janice Headrick

8th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
This exhibition at Greengate Gallery in Culross brings together a stunning collection of local landscapes by Clackmannanshire painter, Janice Headrick.
Beauty And The Beast: Panto

Beauty And The Beast: Panto

8th December 2018 - 5th January 2019
Beauty And The Beast, one of the world's greatest love stories floats in on a rose petal to The Adam Smith Theatre this winter.
Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Dunfermline

Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Dunfermline

18th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Make it a Christmas to remember and see your child's eyes light up as they tuck into breakfast or tea with Santa at Dobbies Dunfermline!
Breakfast with Santa at Dobbies Dalgety Bay

Breakfast with Santa at Dobbies Dalgety Bay

18th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Make it a Christmas to remember and see your child's eyes light up as they tuck into breakfast with Santa at Dobbies Dalgety Bay!
Celebrating 120 Years - Kirkcaldy Photographic Society

Celebrating 120 Years - Kirkcaldy Photographic Society

17th November 2018 - 17th March 2019
To mark its 120th anniversary, Kirkcaldy Photographic Society presents “Kirkcaldy Then and Now” featuring photographs of Kirkcaldy landmarks over the last 120 years.
Exhibit A

Exhibit A

3rd November 2018 - 10th February 2019
A Fife Contemporary exhibition curated by Maggie Broadley combining her knowledge of contemporary craft with her love of Tartan Noir crime fiction.
Explorations 2018

Explorations 2018

6th October 2018 - 23rd February 2019
Dundee & East of Scotland Embroiderers Guild return to St Andrews with an exhibition of textile art. Anyone who enjoys art in all its forms is welcome!
Fife Academy Of Performing Arts Present: The Snow Queen

Fife Academy Of Performing Arts Present: The Snow Queen

22nd December 2018
Come along and join in the fun and frolics of a thrilling family show as Fife Academy Of Performing Arts present: The Snow Queen on 22nd December at the Lochgelly Centre.
Jasper James

Jasper James

22nd December 2018
DJ and producer Jasper James brings his own brand of off-kilter house and heads-down techno to Harlem Nightclub, Dunfermline on 22nd December.
Lest We Forget: Remembrances of World War I

Lest We Forget: Remembrances of World War I

17th October 2018 - 20th January 2019
An exhibition highlighting the stories of some of those commemorated on our local war memorials, how their lives were touched by war and how our communities remember them.
Magic Of The Beatles

Magic Of The Beatles

22nd December 2018
Enjoy a lively dose of ‘Beatlemania’ this winter as this magical ‘musical’ mystery tour transports you back to the golden era of pop with hit after hit!
Making Memories

Making Memories

8th October 2018 - 29th December 2018
An exhibition showcasing a selection of inspiring art work, produced by patients attending the Day Hospice at Victoria Hospice, Kirkcaldy.
Paintings by Colin Joyce

Paintings by Colin Joyce

15th October 2018 - 29th December 2018
Come along and see an exhibition of paintings by Colin Joyce at Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries from 15th October.
Paper from across the sea - Washi Umi o Koete

Paper from across the sea - Washi Umi o Koete

8th September 2018 - 6th January 2019
This exhibition is a creative collaboration between Fife Dunfermline Printmakers Workshop and Mino Art Info, Japan, resulting in a colourful and unique fusion of artistic traditions and cultures.
Santa Grotto Experience

Santa Grotto Experience

1st December 2018 - 24th December 2018
Come along to The Scottish Deer Centre this December and meet Santa in his fabulous Grotto, then enjoy some games and crafts!
Santa’s Grotto

Santa’s Grotto

18th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Bring the little ones along to Santa's Grotto at the Mercat Shopping Centre, Kirkcaldy from 18th November, on selected dates, until Christmas Eve!
Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Dalgety Bay

Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Dalgety Bay

18th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Bring your little ones along to Dobbies Dalgety Bay for an exciting festive experience at Santa's Grotto!
Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Dunfermline

Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Dunfermline

18th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Bring your little ones along to Dobbies Dunfermline for an exciting festive experience at Santa's Grotto!
Scotland from the Sky

Scotland from the Sky

3rd November 2018 - 13th January 2019
Scotland from the Sky brings a selection of the breathtaking aerial photography, featured in the book of the same name, on a tour which takes in Aberdour Castle and Gardens.
Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty

29th November 2018 - 5th January 2019
Set your alarm clocks for this year's Byre Panto as we join Sleeping Beauty and her pals for an adventure full of danger, excitement and lots of laughs!
Sleeping Beauty Pantomime

Sleeping Beauty Pantomime

7th December 2018 - 29th December 2018
Fife’s biggest panto is back as the Alhambra Theatre Trust presents one of the all-time classic pantomimes, Sleeping Beauty!
SPAN - A Tale of Three Bridges

SPAN - A Tale of Three Bridges

1st September 2018 - 31st December 2018
This hand-on childrens exhibition will tell the stories of the Forth Rail Bridge, the Forth Road Bridge and the new Queensferry Crossing.
WOW! Incredible Inventions and Marvellous Machines

WOW! Incredible Inventions and Marvellous Machines

1st December 2018 - 31st December 2018
Just climb on-board our mobile museum to find out more about light, sound and movement as we explore how science has taken us from the magic lantern to the Raspberry Pi!

Events in Glasgow

12 Days of Christmas Market

12 Days of Christmas Market

12th December 2018 - 24th December 2018
Come and visit Loch Lomond Shores to get in festive spirit at the 12 Days of Christmas Market between December 12th and 24th!
Adult Roller Disco

Adult Roller Disco

22nd December 2018
Fancy trying a night out with a difference? Join RollerStop for an adults only roller disco at their Roller Rink!
Aladdin

Aladdin

1st December 2018 - 6th January 2019
Elaine C Smith returns as Widow Twankey in the magical pantomime adventure Aladdin, catch it at the King's Theatre Glasgow in 2018!
Alasdair Gray and John Byrne: Two Great Glasgow Polymaths

Alasdair Gray and John Byrne: Two Great Glasgow Polymaths

3rd November 2018 - 17th January 2019
Don't miss a selection of works by two of Glasgow's greatest artists and authors, John Byrne and Alasdair Gray on display at RGI Kelly Gallery until January 17th!
Andre Rieu

Andre Rieu

22nd December 2018
The world's most successful violinist, Andre Rieu, returns to Glasgow for one night only on December 22nd 2018!
Artist’s Winter Show

Artist’s Winter Show

15th November 2018 - 31st January 2019
Compass Gallery present their annual Winter Show featuring a fresh and exciting selection of paintings, drawings & sculpture!
‘Sno Show!

‘Sno Show!

1st December 2018 - 30th December 2018
Bring your wee ones aged 3 – 7 for this interactive festive tale at Scottish Youth Theatre and together we can find out why there ‘Sno Snow this December!
Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC

Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC

22nd December 2018
Glasgow Musuems Resource Centre is home to over a million treasures, come and see for yourself on one of their regular Behind the Scenes Tours!
Benny Lynch: The Little King of the Gorbals

Benny Lynch: The Little King of the Gorbals

16th August 2018 - 30th June 2020
The People’s Palace is hosting a community display which gathers together never seen before objects from Benny Lynch’s life and career.
Black Beauty

Black Beauty

18th December 2018 - 23rd December 2018
Saddle up, jump on and gallop headlong into a story where loneliness gives way to hope, friends become heroes, and courage saves the day! Catch Black Beauty at Platform Glasgow this December!
Blind Wine Tasting - Test Your Senses!

Blind Wine Tasting - Test Your Senses!

22nd December 2018
Put your senses (and preconceptions) to the test with Marchtown's newest and most exciting tasting session, where we will try a range of wines you aren’t allowed to see!
Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Milngavie

Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Milngavie

24th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Make it a Christmas to remember and see your child's eyes light up as they tuck into breakfast or tea with Santa at Dobbies Milngavie!
Britney and the Beast

Britney and the Beast

1st December 2018 - 5th January 2019
Insideout Theatre Productions Ltd are back for the 4th year running at Websters Theatre Glasgow with this years panto, Britney and the Beast!
Brushes with War

Brushes with War

21st September 2018 - 6th January 2019
Brushes with War at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum is a powerful and emotive insight into the experience of soldiers from World War I through the drawings and paintings they created.
Cahoots at Sweeneys On The Park

Cahoots at Sweeneys On The Park

22nd December 2018
Sweeney's On The Park have regular live music every Saturday from 4pm to 7pm courtesy of Cahoots!
Cheese & Fizz Tasting

Cheese & Fizz Tasting

22nd December 2018
Marchtown have merged theirclassic Cheese & Wine and Sparkling Wine tastings, especially for the Festive period!
Cheese & Wine Tasting

Cheese & Wine Tasting

22nd December 2018
Who can resist the allure of fine cheese and delicious wine? Join Marchtown for a tasting of specially selected wines paired with cheese from IJ Mellis!
Cinderella

Cinderella

12th December 2018 - 30th December 2018
With laugh out loud comedy, stunning scenery, 3D special effects, beautiful costumes and plenty of boos and hisses make sure you don't miss Cinderella at the SEC Armadillo this Christmas!
Citizens Theatre presents A Christmas Carol

Citizens Theatre presents A Christmas Carol

4th December 2018 - 6th January 2019
A Christmas Carol will warm even the coldest of hearts and leave all rejoicing in the Christmas spirit this winter when the hit 2014 production returns!
City Centre Walking Tour

City Centre Walking Tour

22nd December 2018
This is a 2.5-3 hour tour that will take you around all the main sites of the city, giving you an excellent opportunity to find out about Glasgow's rich history and culture!
Clyde Shopping Centre Christmas Grotto

Clyde Shopping Centre Christmas Grotto

17th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Come along to Clyde Shopping Centre this festive season and pay a visit to Santa in his magical grotto!
Cracking Christmas Party Nights with Garry Spence

Cracking Christmas Party Nights with Garry Spence

22nd December 2018
Go Crackers this Christmas at Hampden Park Stadium and join the party night hosted by Capital FM's very own drive time host, Garry Spence!
Distillery Tour & Whisky Tasting

Distillery Tour & Whisky Tasting

1st July 2018 - 31st December 2019
Come to The Clydeside Distillery, immerse yourself in Glasgow history and watch the craftsmen distil pure new make spirit by hand, the time-honoured way on the tour followed by a whisky tasting!
Enterteasement: Comedy! Magic! Burlesque!

Enterteasement: Comedy! Magic! Burlesque!

22nd December 2018
If you're looking for a good night out that's a little bit different then look no further, Enterteasement at The Admiral Bar combines comedy, magic and burlesque into a night like no other!
Fairway to Heaven Exhibition

Fairway to Heaven Exhibition

10th November 2018 - 22nd December 2018
Alexander Millar, one of the UK's most popular and collectable artists, has opened his own pop up gallery in Glasgow's Princes Square!
Festival of Choirs

Festival of Choirs

10th December 2018 - 23rd December 2018
Local primary and secondary school children will be performing a classic selection of carols every day at Princes Square in aid of Quarriers!
Frozen Sing-A-Long: Christmas Special

Frozen Sing-A-Long: Christmas Special

22nd December 2018
BAaD have added a Christmas screening of Sing-A-Long Frozen to their pop up cinema schedule to celebrate Christmas 2018 in style!
Glasgow Argentine Tango Social

Glasgow Argentine Tango Social

22nd December 2018
The Saturday Tango Social offers the opportunity to learn the dance from professional Argentine Tango teachers, to practice and to dance socially every Saturday afternoon!
Glasgow Arts presents Sleeping Beauty

Glasgow Arts presents Sleeping Beauty

4th December 2018 - 22nd December 2018
Glasgow Arts presents their annual production Sleeping Beauty, a traditional Glasgow panto touring to venues across the city this December!
Glasgow Central Station Tours

Glasgow Central Station Tours

3rd January 2018 - 31st December 2018
Glasgow Central Tours offer you the chance to explore behind the scenes of Glasgow's most iconic and busiest landmarks, Central Station!
Glasgow Christmas Markets

Glasgow Christmas Markets

9th November 2018 - 31st December 2018
The Glasgow Christmas Markets return to George Square & St Enoch Square again for 2018 offering a wide selection of festive delights!
GoMA Guided Tours

GoMA Guided Tours

22nd December 2018
Enjoy a free guided tour of Scotland's most visited modern art gallery, Glasgow's Gallery of Modern Art!
Good Move Glasgow Health Walks

Good Move Glasgow Health Walks

1st January 2018 - 31st December 2019
Good Move Glasgow run Health Walks right across the city which are suitable for all ages and abilities!
Habitat

Habitat

10th December 2018 - 24th December 2018
Habitat at Glasgow Botanic Gardens is a new series of screenprints exploring which plants make home and our diverse habitats.
Hannah Frank 110th Birthday Exhibition

Hannah Frank 110th Birthday Exhibition

19th November 2018 - 6th February 2019
Between November and February, Glasgow University Chapel will host an exhibition of the drawings and sculpture of the late Glasgow artist Hannah Frank, who died ten years ago at the age of 100.
Harry Benson: From Glasgow to America

Harry Benson: From Glasgow to America

19th May 2018 - 31st March 2019
Pollok House brings together photographs from photo-journalist Harry Benson's native Glasgow alongside images created during an illustrious career in America in this exhibition.
Henry Coombes and Marcella McIntosh: Ayes in Your Head

Henry Coombes and Marcella McIntosh: Ayes in Your Head

10th November 2018 - 19th January 2019
Ayes in Your Head is an exhibition bringing together drawings and paintings by award-winning film-maker and visual artist, Henry Coombes and collaborator, Marcella McIntosh.
IRN-BRU Carnival

IRN-BRU Carnival

20th December 2018 - 13th January 2019
Come along to the Scottish Event Campus for plenty of festive family fun with Christmas favourite, the IRN-BRU Carnival!
itison Drive-In Movies

itison Drive-In Movies

19th December 2018 - 24th December 2018
Scotland's biggest and best Christmas drive-in is BACK as itison Drive-in Movies returns to Loch Lomond Shores for the 6th year in a row!
Kelvin Hall Building Tours

Kelvin Hall Building Tours

22nd December 2018
Join the volunteer tour guides for a free 45 minute tour of Kelvin Hall and take a peek behind the scenes in Glasgow Museums' store!
Kelvingrove Organ Recitals

Kelvingrove Organ Recitals

1st January 2018 - 31st December 2018
Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum holds delightful daily recitals by eminent local organists and visiting players!
King’s Theatre Tour

King’s Theatre Tour

22nd December 2018
If you would like to hear about the King's Theatre's rich history and have a look behind the scenes, book your place now on one of the upcoming behind the scenes tours!
Late Night Studio Jazz

Late Night Studio Jazz

22nd December 2018
Glasgow presents the best in Scottish and International Jazz talent in the latest Late Night Studio Jazz season between October and December!
Live Music at Pie & Brew

Live Music at Pie & Brew

22nd December 2018
Every Friday and Saturday night Pie & Brew serves up acoustic sets and live music from some of the best talent on the Glaswegian music scene!
Loch Lomond Shores Weekend Market

Loch Lomond Shores Weekend Market

22nd December 2018
Browse homemade treats, arts & crafts, artisan food & drink and local produce at Loch Lomond Shores' Weekend Market!
Mammy Goose

Mammy Goose

27th November 2018 - 6th January 2019
Johnny McKnight returns to the stage in this year's rip-rollicking panto, Mammy Goose, at the Tron Theatre!
Maryhill Burgh Halls Free Tours

Maryhill Burgh Halls Free Tours

1st January 2018 - 31st December 2018
Maryhill Burgh Halls run free tours of their magnificent building on request - learn about the history of the building and the local area!
Meet Father Christmas at Hamleys!

Meet Father Christmas at Hamleys!

24th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
This winter, prepare to make magical memories as Father Christmas arrives at Hamleys Glasgow to spread festive joy to all!
Merchant Square Christmas Craft & Design Fair

Merchant Square Christmas Craft & Design Fair

22nd December 2018
Avoid the rush and get ahead of the game with your Christmas shopping at the Merchant Square Christmas Craft Fair!
Mistletoe and Margarita

Mistletoe and Margarita

22nd December 2018
Join us for a special Saturday this December and celebrate the season of joy and happiness with delicious Christmas cocktails!
Mr Popper’s Penguins

Mr Popper’s Penguins

18th December 2018 - 6th January 2019
The delightful musical adaptation of Mr Popper’s Penguins is coming to the SEC Glasgow this festive season, it's the perfect family treat for ages 4 – 104!
Mrs Claus at Pollok House

Mrs Claus at Pollok House

1st December 2018 - 24th December 2018
Come and visit Mrs Claus at Pollok House which will be decorated from top to toe in all it's seasonal finery!
OpenJump 7+

OpenJump 7+

1st July 2017 - 31st December 2018
Jump around on over 19,000ft2 of interconnected, world-class trampolines at Ryze Glasgow's OpenJump sessions!
Oran Mor Christmas Panto 2018: The Lying Bitch and The Wardrobe

Oran Mor Christmas Panto 2018: The Lying Bitch and The Wardrobe

26th November 2018 - 29th December 2018
The World famous A Play, A Pie and A Pint return to Oran Mor with their brand new Christmas Panto, The Lying Bitch and The Wardrobe!
Party Nights With The George Bowie Experience

Party Nights With The George Bowie Experience

22nd December 2018
Get ready to dance like you have never danced before at this year’s unmissable Hilton Glasgow Party Nights featuring Clann An Drumma and The George Bowie Experience!
PAYG at UofG Sport

PAYG at UofG Sport

1st December 2018 - 31st December 2018
UofG Sport will be open on a Pay As You Go basis throughout the month of December, for just £5 you are welcome to come and use all UofG Sport facilities!
Quarriers Glasgow Group Activities

Quarriers Glasgow Group Activities

1st July 2018 - 31st December 2019
Quarriers Glasgow Group Activities provides group activities for adults with learning disabilities in the north west and south areas of Glasgow.
Remember December

Remember December

30th November 2018 - 31st December 2018
Remember December is a fun-filled festive adventure for 3 - 6 year olds and their adults at the Tron Theatre!
Robin Hood The Christmas Adventure

Robin Hood The Christmas Adventure

21st December 2018 - 23rd December 2018
Some of the fabulous cast of Aladdin return to the stage this year to bring 'Robin Hood The Christmas Adventure' to Saltcoats this festive season!
Roller Disco

Roller Disco

22nd December 2018
Grab the kids, get your skates on and enjoy a family friendly disco at the Rollerstop Roller Rink!
RSNO Christmas Concert featuring The Snowman

RSNO Christmas Concert featuring The Snowman

22nd December 2018
Enjoy a special showing of the festive classic, The Snowman, on a large screen, accompanied by the RSNO at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall!
Santa at Silverburn

Santa at Silverburn

14th December 2018 - 24th December 2018
Silverburn, Glasgow’s leading shopping and leisure destination is thrilled to announce that it has welcomed Santa into the centre for the festive season!
Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Milngavie

Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Milngavie

24th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Bring your little ones along to Dobbies Milngavie for an exciting festive experience at Santa's Grotto!
Santa’s Inflatable Fun City

Santa’s Inflatable Fun City

22nd December 2018
Inflatable Fun City are back at Soccer World with their Christmas spectacular featuring a 30ft inflatable Father Christmas and magical illuminations!
Santa’s Reindeer Visit

Santa’s Reindeer Visit

22nd December 2018
On Saturday 22nd December we'll be welcoming two of Santa's reindeer and his sleigh at Loch Lomond Shores as they prepare for the big day!
Santa’s Stories

Santa’s Stories

22nd December 2018
With a Christmas picnic, a gift for every child and the chance to meet Santa himself, Santa’s Stories at House of Fraser Glasgow is an unforgettable festive experience for the whole family!
Six

Six

20th December 2018 - 30th December 2018
From Tudor queens to pop princesses, the six wives of Henry VIII finally take to the mic to tell their tales! Catch Six The Musical when it comes to Glasgow!
Soldiers: An exhibition by artist Tom McKendrick

Soldiers: An exhibition by artist Tom McKendrick

6th November 2018 - 12th January 2019
To mark the centenary of the end of WWI, Clydebank Museum and Art Gallery will host 'Soldiers', an exhibition of portraits of men and women who have served their country.
Tennent’s Brewery Tour

Tennent’s Brewery Tour

1st January 2018 - 31st December 2019
Find out how Wellpark Brewery make Tennent's so special on one of their daily Brewery Tours!
The Bodyguard

The Bodyguard

3rd December 2018 - 29th December 2018
The Theatre Royal Glasgow are delighted to announce that the international smash hit musical, The Bodyguard will open its UK tour at Theatre Royal, Glasgow this Christmas!
The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

22nd December 2018
As part of the Mackintosh 150 celebrations The Lighthouse will be offering building tours throughout 2018!
The Magical Adventures Of Cinderella

The Magical Adventures Of Cinderella

29th November 2018 - 13th January 2019
Classic family pantomime, The Magical Adventures Of Cinderella, comes to the Pavilion Theatre Glasgow this festive season featuring an all star cast!
The Magical Santa’s Grotto at Loch Lomond Shores

The Magical Santa’s Grotto at Loch Lomond Shores

17th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
For the most magical Christmas experience this year, visit Santa and his elves at Loch Lomond Shores!
The Nightmare Before Christmas - in the Planetarium at GSC

The Nightmare Before Christmas - in the Planetarium at GSC

22nd December 2018 - 24th December 2018
This festive season, don't miss a unique showing of Tim Burton's classic animated film, A Nightmare Before Christmas at Glasgow Science Centre's Planetarium!
The Stephen Waters Show

The Stephen Waters Show

22nd December 2018
The Stephen Waters Show, a show that involves YOU and encourages audience participation, is coming to Traders Bar Glasgow every Saturday night in December!
The Twang

The Twang

22nd December 2018
Fresh from opening for Shed Seven at Manchester’s Castlefield Bowl, The Twang have announced a December tour, rounding off in Glasgow on Saturday 22nd December!
The Wee Retreat - Grand Opening!

The Wee Retreat - Grand Opening!

22nd December 2018
Join The Wee Retreat for the Grand Opening of their Meditation & Well-being centre in the Southside of Glasgow on Saturday 22nd December!
Village Hotel Glasgow Christmas Selection Box

Village Hotel Glasgow Christmas Selection Box

1st December 2018 - 1st January 2019
Decisions, decisions! They all look so tasty! Village Hotels has so many tempting festive parties and celebrations for you in 2018, all choc full of the best food and entertainment!
Women, War and The West End

Women, War and The West End

10th December 2018 - 28th February 2019
Glasgow City Heritage Trust will host the Women, War and The West End exhibition, telling the stories of ordinary women and what they did during the First World War.

Events in Lanarkshire

Aladdie

Aladdie

16th December 2018 - 24th December 2018
Flying into Carrigan's Blantyre this Christmas with an all-star cast is the family friendly panto, Aladdie, starring Gary Bennet in the lead role!
Aladdin

Aladdin

17th November 2018 - 6th January 2019
This year's family pantomime at Motherwell Concert Hall and Theatre is firm favourite, Aladdin, starring Ian ‘Sheepie’ Smith!
Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Cumbernauld

Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Cumbernauld

24th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Make it a Christmas to remember and see your child's eyes light up as they tuck into breakfast or tea with Santa at Dobbies Cumbernauld!
Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Sandyholm

Breakfast or Tea with Father Christmas at Dobbies Sandyholm

24th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Make it a Christmas to remember and see your child's eyes light up as they tuck into breakfast or tea with Santa at Dobbies Sandyholm!
Broadlees Golf Santa’s Grotto

Broadlees Golf Santa’s Grotto

22nd December 2018
Wrap up warm and join Broadlees Golf on a magical journey into a festive world when their Santa's Grotto returns!
Christmas at Clyde Valley Family Park

Christmas at Clyde Valley Family Park

22nd December 2018
Come along to Clyde Valley Family Park and enjoy lots of festive fun for all the family this December!
Christmas at New Lanark

Christmas at New Lanark

22nd December 2018
Enjoy a magical family day out this Christmas at New Lanark, take a magical journey on The Spirit of Christmas Ride, visit Santa's Grotto or catch Beauty and the Beastie this year's festive panto!
Crackers For Art

Crackers For Art

3rd December 2018 - 5th January 2019
Local artists, crafters and makers of unusual and wonderful gifts will be taking up residency in the Tolbooth Lanark for a month to raise funds for the continued restoration of the historic building!
DB12Run

DB12Run

22nd December 2018
The DB12Run is a weekly walk or jog held at Strathclyde Park for people with Type 1-2 Diabetes or other medical condition.
Drop in Christmas Crafts

Drop in Christmas Crafts

22nd December 2018
Drop into North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre on any Saturday during December and make your own Christmas decorations!
Elf School Craft Workshop

Elf School Craft Workshop

22nd December 2018
Come along and have fun making your own Christmas decoration with the elves at Calderglen Country Park!
Father Christmas at Summerlee

Father Christmas at Summerlee

22nd December 2018
Father Christmas is taking time out of his busy schedule to visit to Summerlee Museum every Saturday and Sunday throughout December including Christmas Eve!
Festive Film Screenings

Festive Film Screenings

22nd December 2018
Drop into North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre on any Saturday during December and catch a free, festive film screening!
Festive fun at Flip Out Glasgow

Festive fun at Flip Out Glasgow

8th December 2018 - 24th December 2018
For the first time, Flip Out Glasgow is launching a series of Christmas events, creating flipping fun for the whole family this festive season!
Flip Out Glasgow After Dark

Flip Out Glasgow After Dark

22nd December 2018
Every Saturday night, Flip Out Glasgow opens its doors to over 16’s to bounce the night away to the biggest hits from Glasgow’s hottest DJ’s!
Get Walking Lanarkshire Health Walks

Get Walking Lanarkshire Health Walks

1st January 2018 - 31st December 2019
Join Get Walking Lanarkshire on one of their regualr health walks! Enjoy the fresh air, meet new people and have a good blether!
Holly’s Elf School

Holly’s Elf School

22nd December 2018
Be put through your paces by Holly at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre in order to be trained as an Elf in time for Christmas!
Jack and the Beanstalk

Jack and the Beanstalk

8th December 2018 - 22nd December 2018
This year's magical panto at Rutherglen Town Hall is Jack and the Beanstalk! Come along on a rollercoaster journey of adventure, laughter, thrills and spills this festive season!
Little Elf’s Winter Workshops

Little Elf’s Winter Workshops

22nd December 2018
Can your little elves help our big elves in Santa’s workshop at Chatelherault this year?
M&D’s Christmas Craft & Gift Market

M&D’s Christmas Craft & Gift Market

22nd December 2018
Come in out of the cold and discover everything you'll ever need for Christmas at M&D'S Christmas Market!
M&D’s On Ice

M&D’s On Ice

16th November 2018 - 6th January 2019
Enjoy the perfect festive day out at M&D’s. Skate day and night with family and friends at Scotland’s most magical ice rink!
M&Ds Santas Magical Wonderland

M&Ds Santas Magical Wonderland

16th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Santas Magical Wonderland returns to M&Ds Theme Park for 2018 - it's festive fun for all the family!
Paper Moon

Paper Moon

6th December 2018 - 22nd December 2018
Paper Moon is a beautiful and memorable adventure show for under 5s specially created for Cumbernauld Theatre by the acclaimed Shaper/Caper!
Rapunzel: A Hair Raising Adventure

Rapunzel: A Hair Raising Adventure

30th November 2018 - 29th December 2018
Cumbernauld Theatre's Christmas show will be Rapunzel: A Hair Raising Adventure, with plenty of magic and mayhem it promises to be a fabulous night out for all the family!
Red Hot Chilli Pipers

Red Hot Chilli Pipers

22nd December 2018
This festive season it's time to come close to the fire, join Red Hot Chilli Pipers as they return to Motherwell Concert Hall on December 22nd!
Santa at Chatelherault!

Santa at Chatelherault!

8th December 2018 - 24th December 2018
Visit Santa himself in his magical log cabin this December at Chatelherault Country Park!
Santa Visits Calderglen

Santa Visits Calderglen

22nd December 2018
Visit Santa in his cosy grotto within the Courtyard Gallery in Calderglen Country Park this December!
Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Cumbernauld

Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Cumbernauld

24th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Bring your little ones along to Dobbies Cumbernauld for an exciting festive experience at Santa's Grotto!
Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Sandyholm

Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Sandyholm

24th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Bring your little ones along to Dobbies Sandyholm for an exciting festive experience at Santa's Grotto!
Santa’s Reindeer Parade & Grotto

Santa’s Reindeer Parade & Grotto

17th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Accompanied by his helpful elves, Father Christmas will swoosh into EK, East Kilbride on his sleigh on Saturday 17th November!
Snow White and the Seven Wee Muppets

Snow White and the Seven Wee Muppets

20th December 2018 - 28th December 2018
Insideout Theatre Productions return to East Kilbride Village Theatre this Christmas with their hit family panto, Snow White and the Seven Wee Muppets!
Waiting for Gabriel

Waiting for Gabriel

21st December 2018 - 23rd December 2018
Running Late Theatre Company present Waiting for Gabriel, an original heavenly comedy at East Kilbride Arts Centre!
Wee Winter Tales Exhibition

Wee Winter Tales Exhibition

17th November 2018 - 9th March 2019
Come and visit our winter exhibition and enjoy some stories, short films dressing up and play area all suitable for younger children!

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Angelic Upstarts and Emergency Exit

Angelic Upstarts and Emergency Exit

22nd December 2018
The Bungalow is delighted to present Angelica Upstarts with support from Emergency Exit on Saturday 22nd December!
Bishopton Art Group Exhibition

Bishopton Art Group Exhibition

27th November 2018 - 4th January 2019
Bishopton Art Group are holding their latest exhibition at The Bridge, Bridge of Weir between 27th November and 4th January!
Breakfast or Tea with Santa at Dobbies Braehead

Breakfast or Tea with Santa at Dobbies Braehead

24th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Make it a Christmas to remember and see your child's eyes light up as they tuck into breakfast or tea with Santa at Dobbies Braehead!
Breakfast with Santa

Breakfast with Santa

22nd December 2018
Santa’s taking some time out from his busy schedule to breakfast with the kids at Cardwell Garden Centre!
Christmas at The Glynhill

Christmas at The Glynhill

24th November 2018 - 2nd January 2019
Christmas starts early at The Glynhill Hotel with their Men of Motown Party Night on the 24th November and continuing through to the 2nd January with their New Year celebrations.
Christmas Tree Tagging

Christmas Tree Tagging

17th November 2018 - 23rd December 2018
Bring the family along to Finlaystone Country Estate to choose and 'tag' your very own Christmas tree.
Comicrazy Cafe Events

Comicrazy Cafe Events

1st December 2017 - 31st December 2018
Paisley's specialist comic book and trading card shop, Comicrazy, have events on everyday for all hobbies including Pokémon, Yugioh and Magic The Gathering!
Dine With Santa

Dine With Santa

24th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Enjoy a truly magical festive experience for all the family when Santa returns to Snow Factor Braehead from Saturday 24th November!
Festive Disco Party Night

Festive Disco Party Night

22nd December 2018
Why not start your Christmas Celebrations at one of the Erskine Bridge Hotel's Festive Party Nights?
Girls On The Run

Girls On The Run

22nd December 2018
Active Communities' Girls on the Run sessions aim to inspire girls to be active, healthy and feel good about themselves!
It’s a Wonderful Life: A Radio Play on Stage

It’s a Wonderful Life: A Radio Play on Stage

13th December 2018 - 22nd December 2018
It's A Wonderful Life returns to the stage at the Beacon Arts Centre in this live radio play!
Jack and the Beanstalk

Jack and the Beanstalk

28th November 2018 - 31st December 2018
PACE Theatre Company return to Paisley Arts Centre this Christmas with the exciting tale of Jack and the Beanstalk!
Junior Jogging Buddies

Junior Jogging Buddies

22nd December 2018
Held on Saturday mornings during term time, Active Communities' Junior Jogging Buddies group aims to encourage kids exercise and add more activity to their days!
Little Elves Christmas Crafternoon Tea

Little Elves Christmas Crafternoon Tea

22nd December 2018
Join us at Three Sisters Bake, Quarriers Village for a lovely Christmas experience which combines kids festive baking, crafts and an amazing festive afternoon tea!
Paisley First Nutcracker Trail

Paisley First Nutcracker Trail

17th November 2018 - 30th December 2018
As part of the annual Paisley WinterFest events, Paisley First is once again holding a free interactive festive Nutcracker Trail throughout the town this festive season!
Paisley First WinterFest

Paisley First WinterFest

24th November 2018 - 30th December 2018
Paisley First's five week Christmas spectacular, WinterFest is returning to the streets of Paisley town centre this festive season!
Santa and the Snow

Santa and the Snow

17th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Santa And The Snow will take your child on a journey through Elf School, Santa’s Workshop, Meeting Santa himself and a custom built Snow Play Area!
Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Braehead

Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Braehead

24th November 2018 - 24th December 2018
Bring your little ones along to Dobbies Braehead for an exciting festive experience at Santa's Grotto!
Santa’s Grotto at Ingliston

Santa’s Grotto at Ingliston

1st December 2018 - 23rd December 2018
Children will receive a seasonal treat when they meet Santa at Ingliston Country Club & Hotel this December!
Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty

7th December 2018 - 31st December 2018
Following on from last year’s record breaking panto Snow White, Beacon Arts Centre present yet another spectacular family pantomime, and this time it’s the magical fairytale Sleeping Beauty!
Story Time Brunch with the Elves

Story Time Brunch with the Elves

22nd December 2018
Join our team of Elves in Quarriers Village for some festive storytelling, Christmas crafts and an amazing Three Sisters Bake pancake brunch!

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