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Hear Elton John sing Your Song in Lanarkshire

Hear Elton John sing Your Song in Lanarkshire

International superstar Sir Elton John will be stopping off in Lanarkshire as part of his Wonderful Crazy Night tour.
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History of Chatelherault remembered

History of Chatelherault remembered

From Mary Queen of Scots’ escape to Cadzow Castle, to the rise and fall of the Hamilton family, discover the story of one of Lanarkshire’s most popular attractions.
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Midge biting season

Midge biting season

Scottish battle tips for the biting season: How to defend against the Highland midge.
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Things to do this Summer in Lanarkshire

Things to do this Summer in Lanarkshire

Visitors should prepare for lift-off as the International Hot Air Balloon Festival is returning to John Hastie Park Strathaven on the 26 – 28 August for an impressive 17th year. The event which is the only one of its kind in Scotland...
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Glasvegas headline new music festival in Lanarkshire

Glasvegas headline new music festival in Lanarkshire

Hamilton Park Racecourse has announced details of its first ever Music Festival Racenight and will bring to the stage Scottish Indie rockers Glasvegas for one night only in the grand finale of its Jordan Electrics Super Saturdays series.
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New Lanark Building Celebrates 200th Birthday

New Lanark Building Celebrates 200th Birthday

One of Lanarkshire’s oldest and most popular visitor attractions, New Lanark World Heritage Site, is breaking out the birthday cake as one of its main houses is celebrating its 200th year.
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Step to it - Best Spring Walks in Lanarkshire

Step to it - Best Spring Walks in Lanarkshire

As we wave goodbye to the wintery Scottish weather, why not brighten up your weekend with a walk around the beautiful Lanarkshire countryside. With miles of picturesque routes and even a couple of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, there are few better places...
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10 must-do’s in Lanarkshire

10 must-do’s in Lanarkshire

Lanarkshire offers a wealth of places to visit and things to do. Lanarkshire is rich in the variety of heritage, nature, landscapes and unique experiences on offer. It is the place to be, whether you're looking for adventure, family fun, or simply...
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Young at Heart Festival

Young at Heart Festival

South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture’s Art Development team are inviting all those over 50 to embrace their youth with the annual Young at Heart Festival.
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Have some five star fun in Lanarkshire

Have some five star fun in Lanarkshire

From an 18th century stately home, to a go karting track and a 1950s working farm; Lanarkshires range of VisitScotland accredited attractions guarantee some five star fun!
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East Kilbride Arts Centre unveils spring programme

East Kilbride Arts Centre unveils spring programme

The local Arts Centre has unveiled its exciting new programme which runs from January to–April and will see Scottish former pop idol star Michelle McManus and former Heart radio presenter Cat Harvey take to the stage.
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Heart throb Mark Wright returns to Lanarkshire

Heart throb Mark Wright returns to Lanarkshire

Hamilton Park Racecourse has announced that TOWIE heartthrob Mark Wright is returning to headline their show-stopping Ladies’ Night event, which last year attracted 10,000 racegoers in 2015.
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