Summer in Lanarkshire

Are you thinking of things to do this summer? Think of picnics on the grass, getting the family out of the house and long summer nights strolling in the slowly fading light...Here are some suggestions for the best places for the most Summery of activities.

Calderglen Country PArk

Catch up with your favourite animals in the zoo, mine are the sleepy Fennec Fox and the busy ants marching over your head on the rope bridge, don't worry they hardly ever fall on your head! Relax by the flowing Calder with its ancient trees and attractive waterfalls.

Summerlee - the museum of scottish industrial life

Its summer so why not Summerlee? As well as the indoor attraction, you can explore the large site with its play area, canal side walkway and recreated miners cottages.

little sparta - a garden of magical surprises

Possibly the most important garden in Britain, one of Lanarkshire's best kept secrets. Created by the artist and poet Ian Hamilton Finlay, discover the artworks among the plants and ponds and dream away the afternoon.

then what?

When you have been to all these places use our search tool (above) to find more things to see and do in Lanarkshire. Spend less time in the car travelling and more time in the sun, (hopefully!)

Christmas Party Night

Christmas Party Night

The Town House
Welcome to the best Christmas Party night in town - now in its 10th successful year! Don’t miss out on Hamilton’s premier party night, offering you a delicious four-course meal, welcome drink and amazing entertainment from our house DJ and Big Vern...
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Cinderella

Cinderella

Cumbernauld Theatre
Cumbernauld Theatre Company presents the much-loved panto tale of Cinders, her wicked stepsisters and her search for Prince Charming.
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Cinderella (1)

Cinderella (1)

Cumbernauld Theatre
The Biggest and Best is Back for Christmas 2019! Cumbernauld Theatre presents the biggest and best story of them all for Christmas 2019, the magical story of Cinderella. First seen in 2006, this production sees Cinderella cast away into a magical forest...
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Cinderella (2)

East Kilbride Arts Centre
Studio 32 and East Kilbride Arts Centre present **Cinderella** Wednesday 4 December - Sunday 8 December 2019 Wednesday 11 December - Sunday 15 December 2019 Wednesday 18 December - Sunday 22 December 2019 Wednesday to Friday - 7.30pm Saturday - 11.30am, 3.00pm...
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Cinema Live: Andre Rieu: 70 Years Young

Cinema Live: Andre Rieu: 70 Years Young

Airdrie Town Hall
André Rieu is celebrating a landmark birthday and is inviting cinema audiences all over the world to his party! 70 YEARS YOUNG is André Rieu’s ultimate concert featuring musical highlights chosen by the maestro himself from his illustrious career so far. This...
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Cinema Live: Dracula – Northern Ballet Live (12A)

Airdrie Town Hall
Broadcast live to Airdrie Town Hall cinema for Halloween, Northern Ballet’s thrilling adaptation of Bram Stoker’s classic horror story is a unique blend of gripping theatre and sensuous dancing. With darkly Gothic sets and costumes, Northern Ballet is resurrecting Bram Stoker’s classic...
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Cinema: Billy Connolly – The Sex Life of Bandages

Airdrie Town Hall
Hailed as the UK’s most influential comedian of all time, legendary Scot Billy Connolly is coming to cinemas with this brilliant show from his final stand-up tour. Recorded in 2015, during the Australian leg, this whip smart routine is a riotous journey...
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Cinema: Billy Connolly – The Sex Life of Bandages (1)

Cinema: Billy Connolly – The Sex Life of Bandages (1)

Airdrie Town Hall
Hailed as the UK’s most influential comedian of all time, legendary Scot Billy Connolly is coming to cinemas with this brilliant show from his final stand-up tour. Recorded in 2015, during the Australian leg, this whip smart routine is a riotous journey...
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Circus Skills Workshop

Lanark Memorial Hall
Saturday 31st August **Circus Skills Workshop** 12noon-2pm Come and join us for a special Circus Skills workshop ahead of the sing-along screening of The Greatest Showman. A limited number of participants will work with professional circus performers to learn some basic circus...
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Clarkston Angling Club

Clarkston Angling Club

Clarkston Angling Club are based at the Lilly Loch - a Rainbow and Brown Trout fishery and is located at Hillend near Airdrie.
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Cloudbusters

Cloudbusters

Cloudbusters offers visitors the opportunity to try the sport of paragliding and paramotoring.
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Clybourne Park

Clybourne Park

Lanark Memorial Hall
Rapture Theatre is proud to present an exciting new production of this critically acclaimed modern American classic. Clybourne Park by Bruce Norris Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award for Best Play, Clybourne Park is a razor-sharp satire about the politics...
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