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Avoid the winter weather in Lanarkshire

Avoid the winter weather in Lanarkshire

To get the most out of your Christmas trip to Lanarkshire, we have selected some of the area’s top attractions which don’t require you to brace the cold winter weather.
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Put Lanarkshire on your Christmas list this winter

Put Lanarkshire on your Christmas list this winter

It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas and we’re helping visitors of all ages to get into the festive spirit. From a Christmas carnival, to movie screenings of festive classics and craft making workshops, this calendar of events is sure to...
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Book Week Scotland

Book Week Scotland

Lanarkshire’s libraries are preparing to get fully booked up as Scotland’s largest book festival approaches. The week-long event, which commences on Monday 21 November 2016, will see a number of well-known authors descend on Lanarkshire to talk about all things literary. John...
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S Club to light up Hamilton this Christmas

S Club to light up Hamilton this Christmas

Members of chart-topping British pop band, S Club are set to mark the official start to the festive season in Hamilton as they help to switch on this year’s Christmas lights.
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VisitLanarkshire joins The Big Stampede

VisitLanarkshire joins The Big Stampede

We are leading the charge to raise funds for Glasgow Children’s Hospitality Charity by supporting The Big Stampede.
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The Time Capsule makes a splash with VisitScotland

The Time Capsule makes a splash with VisitScotland

Lanarkshire’s premier leisure facility, the Time Capsule has made a splash with VisitScotland officials as it has been awarded four-star visitor attraction status.
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Nominate your favourite Lanarkshire tourism business

Nominate your favourite Lanarkshire tourism business

VisitLanarkshire is sponsoring The John Brinkins Award for Excellence in Tourism Award at the Lanarkshire Business Excellence Awards 2017.
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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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