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Family And Kids events in Renfrewshire

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Events in Renfrewshire

Make Mess Matter At IKEA Glasgow

Selected dates between 24th October 2023 - 27th August 2024

Make Mess Matter are dedicated to giving your child the messy play party experience with no added stress or mess for you!

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Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

Selected dates between 4th January 2024 - 21st December 2024
Various Locations Renfrewshire

Free, fun and fantastic! Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions throughout the week!

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Barshaw Junior Parkrun

Selected dates between 7th January 2024 - 29th December 2024

Barshaw Junior Parkrun is a weekly, free 2km timed run held on Sunday mornings at Barshaw Park, Paisley!

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Battery Park Junior Parkrun

Selected dates between 7th January 2024 - 29th December 2024

Battery Park Junior Parkrun is a weekly, free 2km timed run held on Sunday mornings at Battery Park, Greenock!

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Fèis Bheag Kids Club - Trad Music & Gaelic

Selected dates between 13th January 2024 - 22nd June 2024

Fèis Phàislig's weekly Fèis Bheag sessions offer a fun experience of trad music and Gaelic, every Saturday morning!

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Renfrew Market & Car Boot

Selected dates between 2nd February 2024 - 20th December 2024

Renfrew Market and Car Boot is held weekly on Fridays at Renfrew FC's New Western Park between 8am and 1pm!

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The Bishopton & Dargavel Farmers Market

Selected dates between 17th February 2024 - 16th November 2024
Bishopton

The Bishopton & Dargavel Farmers Market is held at Bishopton Train Station Car Park on the third Saturday of each month!

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Guided Wildlife Walk

Selected dates between 18th February 2024 - 10th November 2024

Explore the wonderful wetlands at RSPB Lochwinnoch! The experienced guide will take you around the reserve and point out the interesting wildlife to be found!

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Renfrewshire’s Big Spring Clean

1st March 2024 - 30th April 2024
Various Locations Renfrewshire

Renfrewshire's Big Spring Clean is back, and this year it's going to be bigger and better than ever before! So grab your litter picker and get set to make your neighbourhood a little brighter!

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Sma’ Shot Cottages

Selected dates between 1st April 2024 - 30th September 2024

The Sma' Shot Cottages are a major attraction in the Renfrewshire area, providing visitors with an insight into two distinct periods of Paisley's weaving history!

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Lochwinnoch Guitar Club

17th April 2024

Starting on Wednesday 17th April, Lochwinnoch Guitar Club aims to bring young people together to learn, create and connect through popular rock/pop music!

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Paisley Patchers Quilt Exhibition

20th April 2024

Paisley Patchers return to Paisley North Church on Saturday 20th April with their annual Quilt Exhibition!

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Try Bowls For Kids

Selected dates between 21st April 2024 - 6th October 2024

Bowls is a great sport open to girls and boys aged 8 and upwards that gets them out in the fresh air and is fully inclusive, why not join Ralston Bowling Club for one of their free Try Bowls sessions!

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Paisley Book Festival

25th April 2024 - 28th April 2024

The 2024 Paisley Book Festival, themed 'Imagine Something Different', invites attendees to embark on a transformative journey, embracing the festival's renowned radical edge.

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ACCORD Hospice Annual Art Exhibition

26th April 2024 - 11th May 2024

ACCORD Hospice's Annual Art Exhibition returns - bigger and better than ever before - bringing together the best local and national artists to celebrate all forms of art and creativity!

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Paisley Food & Drink Festival

26th April 2024 - 27th April 2024

Get ready to tickle your taste buds at one of the biggest outdoor food and drink festivals around when the Paisley Food and Drink Festival returns on Friday 26th and Saturday 27th April!

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Paisley Comic Con

27th April 2024

BGCP returns to the Lagoon Leisure Centre on Saturday 27th April with the 2024 edition of the annual Paisley Comic Con!

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Kilmacolm Farm Tours

1st May 2024 - 30th September 2024

Experience a fantastic farm animal safari from a purpose built 14 seater all weather trailer where you can enjoy the panoramic 360 degree views of this working farm in Kilmacolm!

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Spring Super Spotter Scavenger Hunt

1st May 2024 - 31st May 2024

Explore the woodland trail and see how many items you can find on the Spectacular Spring Scavenger Hunt with your family at RSPB Lochwinnoch Nature Reserve!

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The McDougalls: Space Adventure

4th May 2024

Join stars of stage and screen, Auntie Aggie and Max, as they fly past the planets on an intergalactic musical expedition at Johnstone Town Hall!

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You Choose

4th May 2024

Nonsense Room Productions bring You Choose, their fantastic interactive musical show for all the family, to Beacon Arts Centre on Saturday 4th May!

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Paisley Sinfonia Diamond Jubilee Concert

5th May 2024

Paisley Sinfonia, Paisley's original and only symphony orchestra, will celebrate their 60th anniversary with a Diamond Jubilee Concert at Paisley Town Hall on Sunday 5th May!

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Rock For Exchange

5th May 2024

Join PACE for a fantastic afternoon of performances by some much-loved local bands, as they raise funds for Exchange: a new theatre dedicated to children, young people and families!

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Moana Jr

7th May 2024 - 8th May 2024

Set sail with Moana on a thrilling journey of self-discovery when GSMP bring their production of this heartwarming tale to Beacon Arts Centre!

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Houston & Killellan Kirk Carnival

11th May 2024

The hugely popular Houston & Killellan Kirk Carnival will be held on Saturday 11th May – with a fabulous selection of rides, activities, stalls – and plenty of fun for everyone!

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Kilmacolm & Port Glasgow Show

11th May 2024
Kilmacolm

The annual Kilmacolm & Port Glasgow Agricultural Show is being held at the Knapps, Kilmacolm on Saturday 11th May!

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Gourock Highland Games

12th May 2024

Gourock Highland Games, the first games of the Scottish season, will take place in Inverclyde at Battery Park on Sunday 12th May!

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Highwood

12th May 2024
Kilmacolm

Enjoy a beautiful woodland walk around 50 acres of native bluebells, primroses and wild garlic when Highwood near Kilmacolm opens it's doors as part of Scotland’s Gardens Scheme!

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The Kilbarchan Singers May Concert

13th May 2024

The Kilbarchan Singers invite you to their 'Chirps and Blooms' Spring Concert at Kilbarchan Parish Church on Monday 13th May!

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Disney’s The Little Mermaid

16th May 2024 - 18th May 2024

Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved stories and the classic animated film, Disney's The Little Mermaid this fishy fable will capture your heart with its irresistible songs!

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Birding & Birdsong for Beginners

19th May 2024

Are you new to birdwatching or interested in taking it up? Join the team at RSPB Lochwinnoch for the ideal workshop to introduce beginners to this fantastic hobby!

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Birkmyre Rugby Club End of Season Kids Fun Day & BBQ

19th May 2024

Open to members and non-members, Birkmyre Rugby Club in Kilmacolm is holding its end of season fun day & BBQ for kids from P1-P7 on Sunday 19th May!

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Barnbeth House

2nd June 2024
Bridge of Weir

Barnbeth Estate is a country estate in Renfrewshire with an Arts & Crafts mansion at its heart, come and explore the extensive grounds as part of Scotland's Gardens Scheme!

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Taylor Swift Tribute Show

2nd June 2024

One for the family! Come along and see Louise Amy perform her Taylor Swift Tribute Show at Paisley's Rocknrollas on Sunday 2nd June!

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ACCORD Summer Fayre

8th June 2024

The ACCORD Hospice Summer Fayre, on Saturday 8th June, will be a fun filled day for all the family so come along and show your support!

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: The Bishop’s House

9th June 2024
Kilmacolm

The Bishop's House is one of six villas in Kilmacolm designed by James Salmon in 1905. Come and explore the grounds as they open their doors to the public for Scotland's Gardens Scheme.

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Craig Hepburn Memorial Garden

12th June 2024 - 13th June 2024

Located in Linwood High School, come and explore the raised beds, orchard, greenhouse and presentation area of the Craig Hepburn Memorial Garden as part of Scotland's Gardens Scheme!

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Paisley CarFest

15th June 2024

Annual car extravaganza, Paisley CarFest returns for 2024 on Saturday 15th June featuring all manner of vehicles no matter how old, how big or how many wheels!

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Zippos Circus at Greenock’s Battery Park

19th June 2024 - 24th June 2024

Zippos Circus returns to Greenock's Battery Park between Wednesday 19th and Monday 24th June with their all-new 2024 production, Magnificent!

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Paisley’s Iconic Dinosaurs Trail

22nd June 2024 - 19th August 2024
Paisley

This summer, Paisley First are bringing Iconic Bricks Dinosaurs to Paisley town centre – don’t miss this fun and FREE family day out!

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Do It Like Dua!

23rd June 2024

Join Rocknrollas in Paisley on Sunday 23rd June for a day celebrating one of pop's reigning queens... Dua Lipa!

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Renfrew Food & Drink Festival

29th June 2024 - 30th June 2024

Renfrew Food & Drink Festival will return to Robertson Park, Renfrew for a third year on Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th June!

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Summer Super Spotter Scavenger Hunt

1st July 2024 - 31st July 2024

Explore the woodland trails at RSPB Lochwinnoch Nature Reserve this Summer on this family-friendly Scavenger Hunt!

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Charlie Cook’s Favourite Book

2nd July 2024 - 4th July 2024

Come and delve into a range of books with Charlie Cook, brought to life with puppetry and enchanting songs, at Beacon Arts Centre this Summer!

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Dinomania Live

6th July 2024 - 7th July 2024

The indoor arena extravaganza, Dinomania is coming to Johnstone Community Sports Hub! Come and join Ranger Chris and his gang of dinosaurs on 6th & 7th July!

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Scotland Vegan Festival

6th July 2024

The Scotland Vegan Festival returns for a fifth year to the Lagoon Leisure Centre, Paisley on Saturday 6th July!

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Pop Divas Live!

11th July 2024

It doesn't matter if you're 4 or 64, don’t miss Pop Divas Live! the UK's number 1 Pop Tribute at Beacon Arts Centre on Thursday 11th July!

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The Amazing Bubble Man

26th July 2024

Edinburgh Fringe favourite, Louis Pearl has been thrilling audiences worldwide with the art, magic, science and fun of bubbles... don't miss The Amazing Bubble Man at Beacon Arts Centre!

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Lilo & Stitch ‘Ohana’ Summer Party

4th August 2024

Lilo & Stitch and friends invite you to an 'OHANA' summer party at Ingliston Country Club on Sunday 4th August!

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Taylor Swift Tribute

8th August 2024

Calling all Swifties! Don't miss a Taylor Swift Tribute by Xenna at Beacon Arts Centre on Thursday 8th August!

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Dinosaur Adventure Live - Trouble On Volcano Island

10th August 2024

Calling all dino fans... join an interactive adventure to save Volcano Island from an erupting volcano and meet incredible life-like dinosaurs when Dinosaur Adventure Live comes to Beacon Arts Centre!

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: North Newton Farm

11th August 2024
Kilmacolm

In six years, the new owners have transformed North Newton Farm garden! Come and explore the grounds for yourself as part of Scotland’s Gardens Scheme.

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Paisley 10k & Fun Run

18th August 2024

Time to look out your running shoes and get in training for the 2024 Paisley 10k and Fun Run when it returns on Sunday 18th August!

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Film & Comic Con Glasgow

24th August 2024 - 25th August 2024

The Film & Comic Con Glasgow returns to Braehead Arena on the weekend of the 24th & 25th August bringing you the best in autograph sessions, photo shoots and panels with your favourite celebrities!

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Big Art Show

30th August 2024 - 16th November 2024

Large-scale public exhibition, The Big Art Show returns to The Art Department in Paisley between Friday 30th August and Saturday 16th November!

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The Forgotten Orchard

19th October 2024

Featuring storytelling, music and Scot's ballads, The Forgotten Orchard brings to life Scotland's rich orchard heritage and celebrates diversity, home grown food and the joy of harvest!

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Birding For Beginners

20th October 2024

Are you new to birdwatching or interested in taking it up? Join the team at RSPB Lochwinnoch for the ideal workshop to introduce beginners to this fantastic hobby!

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Ed & Taylor Tribute

1st December 2024

Don't miss a live show paying tribute to the two biggest names in the music business today, Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran, at Venue Paisley on Sunday 1st December!

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Family And Kids Events in East Renfrewshire

Here's a selection of Family And Kids Events you can find over on our sister site, What's On East Renfrewshire:

Find and Forage

Find and Forage

20th April 2024

Join forager Amy Rankine on a guided workshop around Whitelee Windfarm, where you'll learn about the plants all around us and their amazing uses.

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Eaglesham Beer Festival

Eaglesham Beer Festival

6th July 2024

Eaglesham's first and only beer festival returns on Saturday 6th July offering craft beer, fine wines, thirst-quenching cider, great food and live entertainment!

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The Bike Month Challenge with Love to Ride! - East Renfrewshire

The Bike Month Challenge with Love to Ride! - East Renfrewshire

1st May 2024 - 31st May 2024

This May, join the movement to create safer, more bike-friendly streets with the Bike Month Challenge and #MakeEveryRideCount!

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Family And Kids Events in Edinburgh and the Lothians

Here's a selection of Family And Kids Events you can find over on our sister site, What's On Edinburgh:

Arturo Brachetti: SOLO

Arturo Brachetti: SOLO

31st July 2024 - 25th August 2024

Take a magical journey inside the mind of Italian quick-change legend Arturo Brachetti (Olivier-nominated), in the UK premiere of smash-hit show SOLO.

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So Far So Good

So Far So Good

30th May 2024 - 2nd June 2024

So Far So Good, an adventurous new contemporary circus show for 3 - 6 year olds, comes to the Assembly Roxy as part of the Edinburgh International Children's Festival.

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Dirleton Village

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Dirleton Village

8th June 2024 - 9th June 2024

Dirleton is widely recognised as one of Scotland’s prettiest conservation villages. The gardens can all be visited on a single ticket which will also admit you to the castle gardens.

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Family And Kids Events in Fife

Here's a selection of Family And Kids Events you can find over on our sister site, What's On Fife:

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Willowhill

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Willowhill

27th April 2024 - 31st August 2024

Willowhill is an evolving three-acre garden with a series of mixed borders designed with different vibrant colour combinations for effect all season.

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Auchtermuchty Open Gardens

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Auchtermuchty Open Gardens

15th June 2024 - 16th June 2024

The diversity of Auchtermuchty Open Gardens makes this village well worth a visit!

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Grass to Grill - Estate Tours

Grass to Grill - Estate Tours

Selected dates between 3rd May 2024 - 6th September 2024

Experience an estate tour of our organic farms, crops & animals by tractor ride, followed by a seasonal BBQ dinner back at Bowhouse.

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Family And Kids Events in Glasgow

Here's a selection of Family And Kids Events you can find over on our sister site, What's On Glasgow:

Musicals - The Ultimate Live Band Sing-Along

Musicals - The Ultimate Live Band Sing-Along

10th November 2024

Get ready to unleash your inner star and experience the magic of the musicals like never before when Musicals - The Ultimate Live Band Sing-Along comes to The Pavilion Theatre Glasgow!

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Peppa Pig’s Fun Day Out

Peppa Pig’s Fun Day Out

13th July 2024 - 14th July 2024

Peppa Pig is back in her oinktastic brand new live show, Fun Day Out! Don't miss it at the King's Theatre Glasgow on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th July!

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Food For Free - The Botanical Larder

Food For Free - The Botanical Larder

12th May 2024

Join the Dams To Darnley Ranger for a daylong session identifying and foraging plants across the country park and then cooking them up to sample!

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Family And Kids Events in Lanarkshire

Here's a selection of Family And Kids Events you can find over on our sister site, What's On Lanarkshire:

Valley WalkFest

Valley WalkFest

12th May 2024

Join the Whitelee Countryside Rangers for a jaunt to Corse Hill, the highest point in Whitelee Windfarm as part of this year's Valley WalkFest!

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School of Rock

School of Rock

25th April 2024 - 27th April 2024

Encore Stars Academy bring the high-octane smash hit musical, School of Rock, to East Kilbride Village Theatre between the 25th and 27th April!

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Walk for Parkinson’s: Chatelherault Country Park

Walk for Parkinson’s: Chatelherault Country Park

2nd June 2024

Whatever your reason. Whoever you walk for. Join Parkinson's UK at Chatelherault Country Park and help raise vital funds for research into better treatments and hopefully, one day a cure.

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Family And Kids Events in Stirling

Here's a selection of Family And Kids Events you can find over on our sister site, What's On Stirling:

Wildlife Weans Mugdock: Den Building (1 - 6 years)

Wildlife Weans Mugdock: Den Building (1 - 6 years)

28th June 2024

Explore the natural world through a series of fun Ranger led activities for ages 1 to 6 years at Mugdock Country Park!

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Performance of Verdi’s Requiem

Performance of Verdi’s Requiem

21st April 2024

Stirling City Choir has joined forces with Cupar Choral Society to perform this magnificent choral work at The Albert Halls, Stirling on Sunday 21st April!

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Family Symphonic Laser Spectacular Accompanied By Big Noise

Family Symphonic Laser Spectacular Accompanied By Big Noise

14th June 2024

Don't miss this family-friendly laser and light show to a recorded soundtrack of chart pop, dance and musical hits accompanied by the Sistema Big Noise Orchestra at Church of the Holy Rude!

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Events in Other Areas

Ayr Sunday Market and Car Boot Sale

Ayr Sunday Market and Car Boot Sale

Selected dates between 7th January 2024 - 22nd December 2024

Whether you're wishing to purchase a few hidden treasures, interested in selling or just wishing for an enjoyable day out, there is something for everyone at Ayr's Sunday Market and Car Boot Sale!

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Scottish Arts & Crafts Fair

Scottish Arts & Crafts Fair

Selected dates between 3rd February 2024 - 8th December 2024

Scottish Arts & Crafts Fair, Scotland's biggest monthly arts & crafts fair returns for its 19th year to Geilsland Country Estate, Beith!

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Kelburn Garden Party

Kelburn Garden Party

4th July 2024 - 8th July 2024

The Kelburn Garden Party is a music and arts festival that explodes across numerous stages, nooks and spaces throughout the magical glen and stunning gardens that surround Kelburn Castle!

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Zippos Circus at Ayr’s Low Green

Zippos Circus at Ayr’s Low Green

7th August 2024 - 12th August 2024
Ayr

Zippos Circus returns to Ayr's Low Green between Wednesday 7th and Monday 12th August with their all-new 2024 production, Magnificent!

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The International Ayr Show Festival of Flight

The International Ayr Show Festival of Flight

6th September 2024 - 7th September 2024
Ayr

The action-packed International Ayr Show Festival of Flight will take place at Ayr Shore Front on Friday 6th and Saturday 7th September!

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Tea And Treatments
Enjoy a bit of pampering and self care using complementary therapies at Tea And Treatments a community event being held at Elderslie Scout Hall on Thursday 23rd May!
Paisley Food & Drink Festival
Get ready to tickle your taste buds at one of the biggest outdoor food and drink festivals around when the Paisley Food and Drink Festival returns on Friday 26th and Saturday 27th April!
Kilmacolm & Port Glasgow Show
The annual Kilmacolm & Port Glasgow Agricultural Show is being held at the Knapps, Kilmacolm on Saturday 11th May!
Live & Laughing - Liam Farrelly & co.
Don't miss Paisley's own Liam Farrelly alongside Ryan Cullen, Rosco McClelland and host Graham Mackie for a night of live stand-up comedy in support of the Beatson Cancer Charity!
Lochwinnoch Arts Festival: James Grant
James Grant is one of the most renowned and respected performers Scotland has ever produced, don't miss him live at the McKillop Institute as he returns for a second time to Lochwinnoch Arts Festival!

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