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!)

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Scottish Opera Highlights

Scottish Opera Highlights

Motherwell Concert Hall and Theatre
The venue is confirmed, and the guest list is complete. The decorations are ordered, and the entertainment has been booked for a very special garden party. This Autumn, four singers and a pianist bring you an evening of Opera Highlights, with music...
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Scottish Opera: Opera Highlights

Scottish Opera: Opera Highlights

Motherwell Concert Hall and Theatre
Scottish Opera takes its slimmed-down highlights show on tour.
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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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Singin' I'm No A Billy He's A Tim 2

Singin' I'm No A Billy He's A Tim 2

Motherwell Concert Hall and Theatre
Sequel to Des Dillon's anti-sectarian comedy. Billy and Tim find themselves stuck together in the medical room at Hampden Park during the Scottish Cup final between the Rangers and Celtics after a bet backfires.
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Singin' I'm No A Billy He's A Tim 2 (1)

Singin' I'm No A Billy He's A Tim 2 (1)

East Kilbride Village Theatre
Sequel to Des Dillon's anti-sectarian comedy. Billy and Tim find themselves stuck together in the medical room at Hampden Park during the Scottish Cup final between the Rangers and Celtics after a bet backfires.
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Rhyme & Reason

Rhyme & Reason

North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre
Exhibition on North Lanarkshire's local poets, with archival photographs and museum artefacts highlighting their life and work on display.
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Doors Open Day

North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre
Tours, talks and activities as the centre throws open its doors to all.
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Scottish Premiership: Motherwell Vs Ross County

Fir Park Stadium
Motherwell take on Ross County in the Scottish Premiership.
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SoundSational's Annual Show

Airdrie Town Hall
It’s that time of year again! SoundSational Choir perform their favourite arrangements from the year so far on their ninth year running! Come along and sing along with showstopping songs from through the decades, covering all genres. Sure to be a showstopping...
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Sheepie's Fun-tastic Panto Workshop

Motherwell Concert Hall and Theatre
Back due to popular demand and exclusive to Motherwell Theatre! Come and work with Motherwell's finest Panto Star Ian "Sheepie" Smith! Join him for 2 hours of fun and games and get an insightinto all the ins and outs of Panto shortly...
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Lulu

Lanark Memorial Hall
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Lulu (1)

Lulu (1)

Lanark Memorial Hall
Pop icon, Bond singer and 1969 winner of the Eurovision Song Contest whose singing career spans six decades.
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