Lanarkshire has a spring in it's step

Spring has officially sprung, and Lanarkshire is celebrating with a series of family events right across the county. From a spring food fair, Easter egg rolling, and face painting to a roller disco and creepy crawly safari with many Lanarkshire attractions offering low cost or free events for everyone.   

Here are just a few highlights coming up:

Summerlee Museum of Scottish Industrial Life in Coatbridge will host a Spring Fling on 5-6 April. The family focused event will include a ‘Rollerstop’ outdoor roller disco, birds of prey display, face painting as well as giant games.

The gardens of Chatelherault Country Park, Hamilton are holding an Easter Eggstravaganza Crafts day, over the weekend of 4-5 April. Children can decorate Easter Eggs before rolling them from the top of the banking in front of the hunting lodge.

The award winning New Lanark World Heritage Site will host their annual free Spring Food and Gift Fair on Monday the 4 May highlighting the very best of local produce, including demonstrations by chefs and food producers from across Scotland.

Calderglen Country Park in East Kilbride are holding a weeklong series of wildlife themed attractions, talks and events called “Weird and Wonderful Wildlife”. The programme running from 13-17 April is aimed at children of all ages and will highlight ways in which we can all become more wildlife friendly. The event will help visitors to encourage native animals into their garden and will include the opportunity to make cakes for wild birds and butterflies. There will also be a chance for children to learn what it is like to be a park Ranger for the day and to take part in creepy crawly safaris.