October Half Term events in Stirling

View all the upcoming October Half Term events taking place throughout Stirling below or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Stirling

Birds of Prey Display with Alba Falconry

Birds of Prey Display with Alba Falconry

18th October 2019
Alba Falconry will be on site at The National Wallace Monument on 14th and 18th October to provide an insight into the birds of prey used and the history of the sport. Read more
Childrens Animation Workshops in Dunblane

Childrens Animation Workshops in Dunblane

18th October 2019
Animation Jam are running 2 halloween animation workshops for children in Primary 4-7 in the October break where they can turn their own characters into cartoons using cameras and computers! Read more
Atlantis Banal

Atlantis Banal

19th October 2019
This brand new show for families is set in an intimate ‘pop-up’ art gallery, featuring a flying fish, fashion on a tin can, and a mermaid who isn’t afraid to make an exhibition of herself. Read more
Mugdock Forest School: Wonderful Woodcraft

Mugdock Forest School: Wonderful Woodcraft

20th October 2019
Using tools under Ranger supervision, craft yourself something unique from wood in Mugdock Country Park’s wild places. Suitable for 8-12 year olds. Read more

Events in East Renfrewshire

Autumn Woodland Trail at Greenbank

Autumn Woodland Trail at Greenbank

31st August 2019 - 31st October 2019
Explore the Autumn-themed trails in the woodland at Greenbank Garden, the perfect way to spend a few hours with the family!
Cycle Station Bike Hire

Cycle Station Bike Hire

19th October 2019
Cycle Station's popular bike hire is back at Whitelee Windfarm every Saturday and Sunday throughout the season, weather permitting!
Tennis For Free

Tennis For Free

19th October 2019
If you're free on a Saturday afternoon and would like to give tennis a try then 'Tennis For Free' at Cowan Park, Barrhead is just for you!
Cycle Station Bike Hire

Cycle Station Bike Hire

20th October 2019
Cycle Station's popular bike hire is back at Whitelee Windfarm every Saturday and Sunday throughout the season, weather permitting!
Cycle Station Bike Hire

Cycle Station Bike Hire

26th October 2019
Cycle Station's popular bike hire is back at Whitelee Windfarm every Saturday and Sunday throughout the season, weather permitting!
Tennis For Free

Tennis For Free

26th October 2019
If you're free on a Saturday afternoon and would like to give tennis a try then 'Tennis For Free' at Cowan Park, Barrhead is just for you!
Cycle Station Bike Hire

Cycle Station Bike Hire

27th October 2019
Cycle Station's popular bike hire is back at Whitelee Windfarm every Saturday and Sunday throughout the season, weather permitting!
Family Films at Eastwood Park Theatre

Family Films at Eastwood Park Theatre

31st October 2019
Come along to Eastwood Park Theatre for a special screening of some classic family films including The Little Mermaid and Goosebumps 2!
Tennis For Free

Tennis For Free

2nd November 2019
If you're free on a Saturday afternoon and would like to give tennis a try then 'Tennis For Free' at Cowan Park, Barrhead is just for you!
Tennis For Free

Tennis For Free

9th November 2019
If you're free on a Saturday afternoon and would like to give tennis a try then 'Tennis For Free' at Cowan Park, Barrhead is just for you!
Tennis For Free

Tennis For Free

16th November 2019
If you're free on a Saturday afternoon and would like to give tennis a try then 'Tennis For Free' at Cowan Park, Barrhead is just for you!
Tennis For Free

Tennis For Free

23rd November 2019
If you're free on a Saturday afternoon and would like to give tennis a try then 'Tennis For Free' at Cowan Park, Barrhead is just for you!
Tennis For Free

Tennis For Free

30th November 2019
If you're free on a Saturday afternoon and would like to give tennis a try then 'Tennis For Free' at Cowan Park, Barrhead is just for you!
Tennis For Free

Tennis For Free

7th December 2019
If you're free on a Saturday afternoon and would like to give tennis a try then 'Tennis For Free' at Cowan Park, Barrhead is just for you!
Tennis For Free

Tennis For Free

14th December 2019
If you're free on a Saturday afternoon and would like to give tennis a try then 'Tennis For Free' at Cowan Park, Barrhead is just for you!
Tennis For Free

Tennis For Free

21st December 2019
If you're free on a Saturday afternoon and would like to give tennis a try then 'Tennis For Free' at Cowan Park, Barrhead is just for you!
Tennis For Free

Tennis For Free

28th December 2019
If you're free on a Saturday afternoon and would like to give tennis a try then 'Tennis For Free' at Cowan Park, Barrhead is just for you!

Events in Edinburgh and the Lothians

Cuddly Corgi Treasure Hunt

Cuddly Corgi Treasure Hunt

29th May 2019 - 31st December 2019
Looking to entertain the kids? Come and spot our cuddly corgis hiding around Britannia’s tour route.
Spend October Holidays aboard The Royal Yacht Britannia

Spend October Holidays aboard The Royal Yacht Britannia

1st October 2019 - 31st October 2019
Step aboard Scotland’s Best Visitor Attraction this October holiday to truly follow in the footsteps of Royalty. All ages will love touring the five decks with their own audio guide!
Spooky Happenings

Spooky Happenings

5th October 2019 - 31st October 2019
Explore a world of magic and shadows, with mysteries to solve and games to play at Almond Valley Heritage Centre this October!
Linlithgow Museum - Half Term Craft Week!

Linlithgow Museum - Half Term Craft Week!

14th October 2019 - 18th October 2019
Join us at Linlithgow Museum this half term for some drop-in crafty fun? Bring along your imagination and we’ll provide the glue, scissors, paper and fun!
Witches, Potions and Bald Agnes

Witches, Potions and Bald Agnes

14th October 2019 - 27th October 2019
Get set for Halloween and join us at The Palace of Holyroodhouse for a spooky fortnight of activities, inspired by the 17th century fears of witchcraft and the legend of Agnes Sampson!
Destination Moon!

Destination Moon!

17th October 2019 - 20th October 2019
Join us at Dynamic Earth to learn the epic story of humanity’s first voyage to another world through fun, family activities and demos.. as we celebrate 50 years since the Apollo moon landings!
Kids Introductory Sewing Class

Kids Introductory Sewing Class

18th October 2019
This kids introductory sewing class is a 2-hour class for children aged 8-12. It will enable them to learn foundation sewing skills and it’s a perfect creative activity for October half term!
Kids Sewing - Owl Toys

Kids Sewing - Owl Toys

18th October 2019
Owl toys are easy sewing projects for children aged 8-12 who have already have done an introductory sewing class to learn how to use a sewing machine.
Kids Sewing Class: How to make bunting

Kids Sewing Class: How to make bunting

18th October 2019
A fun and ideal first sewing project once they've learned how to use a sewing machine. Bunting makes a lovely decoration so children can personalise their bedrooms.
Music Through the Ages

Music Through the Ages

18th October 2019
Meet King James V's musician as he explain some of the music and instruments played in court at Edinburgh Castle.
RSPB Scotland at Lauriston Castle

RSPB Scotland at Lauriston Castle

18th October 2019
Come along to Lauriston Castle to take part in some free wildlife themed activities with RSPB Scotland and see how you can be part of saving nature!
RSPB Scotland at Lauriston Castle

RSPB Scotland at Lauriston Castle

19th October 2019
Come along to Lauriston Castle to take part in some free wildlife themed activities with RSPB Scotland and see how you can be part of saving nature!
Stop Motion Animation Workshop for 8-12yrs: Spooktacular

Stop Motion Animation Workshop for 8-12yrs: Spooktacular

19th October 2019
Make spine-tingling stop motion animation films with a range of spooky activities to develop skills in 2D and 3D animation in this StopMoGo workshop on 19th October!
You Choose Stage Show

You Choose Stage Show

19th October 2019
Nonsense Room Productions bring You Choose, their brand new interactive musical show for all the family, to Rose Theatre on 19th October!
RSPB Scotland at Lauriston Castle

RSPB Scotland at Lauriston Castle

20th October 2019
Come along to Lauriston Castle to take part in some free wildlife themed activities with RSPB Scotland and see how you can be part of saving nature!
Investigating Microscopes: Following in Lister’s Footsteps

Investigating Microscopes: Following in Lister’s Footsteps

22nd October 2019
Join Surgeons' Hall Museums on Tuesday 22nd October for this drop in session with a range of activities, including preparing slides of plant and human cells to view under a microscope!
Music Through the Ages

Music Through the Ages

23rd October 2019
Meet King James V's musician as he explain some of the music and instruments played in court at Edinburgh Castle.
Music Through the Ages

Music Through the Ages

24th October 2019
Meet King James V's musician as he explain some of the music and instruments played in court at Edinburgh Castle.
Unsung Heroines

Unsung Heroines

2nd December 2019 - 4th December 2019
Come and meet Mrs Jane Clark, the commandant of a unit of VAD nurses and hear her story at Edinburgh Castle.
Music Through the Ages

Music Through the Ages

5th December 2019
Meet King James V's musician as he explain some of the music and instruments played in court at Edinburgh Castle.
Music Through the Ages

Music Through the Ages

6th December 2019
Meet King James V's musician as he explain some of the music and instruments played in court at Edinburgh Castle.
Music Through the Ages

Music Through the Ages

27th December 2019
Meet King James V's musician as he explain some of the music and instruments played in court at Edinburgh Castle.
A Most Royal Rebellion

A Most Royal Rebellion

4th January 2020
Hear the forgotten story of Scotland’s own version of the war of the roses, between father and son King James III and the future James IV.
A Most Royal Rebellion

A Most Royal Rebellion

5th January 2020
Hear the forgotten story of Scotland’s own version of the war of the roses, between father and son King James III and the future James IV.
Music Through the Ages

Music Through the Ages

16th January 2020
Meet King James V's musician as he explain some of the music and instruments played in court at Edinburgh Castle.
Music Through the Ages

Music Through the Ages

17th January 2020
Meet King James V's musician as he explain some of the music and instruments played in court at Edinburgh Castle.
Music Through the Ages

Music Through the Ages

15th February 2020
Meet King James V's musician as he explain some of the music and instruments played in court at Edinburgh Castle.
Music Through the Ages

Music Through the Ages

16th February 2020
Meet King James V's musician as he explain some of the music and instruments played in court at Edinburgh Castle.

Events in Fife

Where’s Wally? The Big Museum Hunt: Dunfermline

Where’s Wally? The Big Museum Hunt: Dunfermline

12th October 2019 - 20th October 2019
Can you find Wally hidden amongst the amazing artefacts and exciting exhibitions at the Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum this October?
Outdoor Adventure Days: October Half Term

Outdoor Adventure Days: October Half Term

14th October 2019 - 18th October 2019
Book your child onto one of Fife Play Resource's Adventure Days this October Half Term and they can enjoy fun and excitement in the beautiful surroundings of Townhill Woods, Dunfermline!

Events in Glasgow

BRICK CITY

BRICK CITY

21st September 2019 - 20th October 2019
The final instalment of the Warren Elsmore LEGO® exhibition, BRICK CITY, will on display at St. Enoch Centre until October 20th, but this time with a Glaswegian twist.
Dark Escape Room In Aid of RNIB Talking Books

Dark Escape Room In Aid of RNIB Talking Books

1st October 2019 - 31st December 2019
Experience for an hour what it is like to tackle challenges without your sight by taking part in Dark Room at The Riddle Rooms all in aid of RNIB Talking Books!
Big Kid Circus: Glasgow East End

Big Kid Circus: Glasgow East End

11th October 2019 - 20th October 2019
Roll Up, Roll Up! The Big Kid Circus is in town! It will be Alexandra Park during the school holidays between October 11th and 20th!
The Royal National Mod

The Royal National Mod

11th October 2019 - 19th October 2019
The nine-day spectacular of Gaelic music, arts and sport which is The Royal National Mòd will take place in Glasgow for the first time since 1990 this October!
Where’s Wally? The Big Museum Hunt: Glasgow

Where’s Wally? The Big Museum Hunt: Glasgow

12th October 2019 - 26th October 2019
Can you find Wally hidden amongst the amazing artefacts and exciting exhibitions at the Riverside Museum this October?
121 Football Coaching Camp - October Week

121 Football Coaching Camp - October Week

14th October 2019 - 18th October 2019
121 Sports Coaching are running football camps over the October Half Term at Goals Glasgow South!
Autumn Holiday Fun

Autumn Holiday Fun

14th October 2019 - 18th October 2019
Worried about what your children could do during the school holidays in October? Problem solved... send them to the Abhinaya Autumn Holiday Fun Programme!
Halloween Half-term Hunt

Halloween Half-term Hunt

14th October 2019 - 20th October 2019
Creepy clues, magic and potions will help you navigate the Halloween Half-term Hunt at RSPB Scotland Loch Lomond!
October Break Archery

October Break Archery

14th October 2019 - 18th October 2019
Looking for a fun activity to try over the October half term? Then why not try having a go at archery at The Vanguard Centre? You could be the next Robin Hood or Hawkeye!
Partick Thistle Charitable Trust Football Camps

Partick Thistle Charitable Trust Football Camps

14th October 2019 - 18th October 2019
Join Partick Thistle Charitable Trust during the October Half Term at Firhill Complex or Alan Glens Sports Club for their football camps for 5 to 14 year olds!
Springburn Youth Week

Springburn Youth Week

14th October 2019 - 19th October 2019
Springburn Youth Week, being held between the 14th and 19th October, will allow local young people to take part in a range of activities including basketball, parkour, rowing and anime!
Baltic Street Adventure Playground October Week

Baltic Street Adventure Playground October Week

15th October 2019 - 19th October 2019
Come down to Baltic Street for plenty of holiday fun including treehouse building, digging pits, cooking on the fire, gardening, music and more!
Family Fun Holidays

Family Fun Holidays

15th October 2019 - 27th October 2019
Every day at R-CADE between 12pm and 3pm we welcome the whole family down for some classic gaming fun!
The Faeries and The Highlanders

The Faeries and The Highlanders

17th October 2019 - 20th October 2019
Come and visit the world of the Loch Lomond Faeries this October at the magical woodland storytelling experience... The Faeries and The Highlanders!
Thick Skin, Elastic Heart

Thick Skin, Elastic Heart

17th October 2019 - 18th October 2019
Thick Skin, Elastic Heart at Platform Glasgow is a collection of contemporary spoken word monologues and group poems, giving voice to a millennial generation!
Introduction to Multimedia Performances / Film in Performance Workshop

Introduction to Multimedia Performances / Film in Performance Workshop

18th October 2019
Learn how to stretch the boundaries of live theatre by including film in your performance on this full day workshop at Scottish Youth Theatre!
Kid’s Woodwork: Hanging Mobiles

Kid’s Woodwork: Hanging Mobiles

18th October 2019
Studio Pavilion are running a woodwork workshop for children during the October break where kids will be able to make and take home their own hanging mobile!
Plain Bob

Plain Bob

18th October 2019 - 19th October 2019
Plain Bob is an innocent and gentle show with no words, performed with mime, music, and sound effects don't miss it at the Scottish Mask and Puppet Centre on October 18th and 19th!
Superheroes and Heroines Make and Take

Superheroes and Heroines Make and Take

18th October 2019
Ever wished you had your very own superhero or heroine? Well now you can! Join Nik and Sarah of Noisy Oyster at Scottish Mask and Puppet Centre and create your own to take home!
Apple Day

Apple Day

19th October 2019
The annual Apple Day celebrations return to Alexandra Park on Saturday 19th October, it's a fun day of apple activities for all ages!
Caterpillars and Butterflies Make and Take

Caterpillars and Butterflies Make and Take

19th October 2019
Create a cute, colourful caterpillar puppet, and take it for a little explore of its surroundings and make a beautiful butterfly to flutter at Scottish Mask and Puppet Centre!
Fussy Eaters

Fussy Eaters

19th October 2019
Come and enjoy a workshop filled with great tips to help you create quick and easy, sugar free healthy snacks that you and your kids will love!
People Make Glasgow Party!

People Make Glasgow Party!

19th October 2019 - 20th October 2019
Waterstones Sauchiehall Street are holding two parties, packed full of activities that will travel across cultures and break down borders along the way, during the October Half Term!
Peter and the Wolf

Peter and the Wolf

19th October 2019
Peter and the Wolf at The Britannia Panopticon Music Hall is a charming tale, suitable for the whole family!
Young People’s Day

Young People’s Day

19th October 2019
Young People's Day, the closing event of Springburn Youth Week, will take place on Saturday 19th October at the Springburn Park Community Village!

Events in Lanarkshire

Outbreak: Gateway To Hell

Outbreak: Gateway To Hell

26th September 2019 - 2nd November 2019
Returning for 2019, Outbreak: Gateway To Hell is a terrifyingly unforgettable Halloween experience at M&Ds Scotland's Theme Park!
Cinema: Abominable (U)

Cinema: Abominable (U)

11th October 2019 - 20th October 2019
Enjoy an epic 2,000-mile adventure from the streets of Shanghai to the breathtaking Himalayan snowscapes when you catch a screening of Abominable at Airdrie Town Hall!
Shining Lives

Shining Lives

11th October 2019 - 20th October 2019
Shining Lives, an immersive sound, light and projection spectacular, returns to New Lanark World Heritage Site in October!
Pumpkin Festival at M&D’s

Pumpkin Festival at M&D’s

12th October 2019 - 20th October 2019
The annual Pumpkin Festival at M&D’s is a fantastic experience for the whole family featuring Pumpkin picking, haymazing hay maze, Halloween themed games, spooky storytelling plus more!
Spooky Treasure Hunt

Spooky Treasure Hunt

12th October 2019 - 27th October 2019
Visit Calderglen this October and experience some spooky goings on with their Halloween themed treasure hunt!
Follow The Leader Holiday Club

Follow The Leader Holiday Club

14th October 2019 - 18th October 2019
Looking for something to do in the October week holiday? Hamilton South Church are running a holiday club for kids in P1-7 every morning!
Future Foods

Future Foods

14th October 2019 - 18th October 2019
Explore the science behind what we eat at the National Museum of Rural Life's Future Foods event during the October Half Term!
October Week Football Camp

October Week Football Camp

14th October 2019 - 18th October 2019
After a successful run during the summer holidays FIVES Hamilton's popular Kids Football Camps with Jose Quitongo will continue during the October half term!
The Magic of Disney - October Kids Multi Activity Camp

The Magic of Disney - October Kids Multi Activity Camp

14th October 2019 - 18th October 2019
The Magic of Disney - October Kids Multi Activity Camp offers an amazing experience for your kids to grow, perform, create and make everlasting friendships!
Uddingston Multi Sport Camp

Uddingston Multi Sport Camp

14th October 2019 - 18th October 2019
Uddingston Cricket & Sports Club are running a range of Multi Sport Camps, including Hockey, Rugby, Tennis and Nerf Wars, over the School Holidays!
Autumn Crafts Workshop

Autumn Crafts Workshop

18th October 2019
Join the team at Calderglen Country Park for their Autumn Crafts Workshops during the October half term break!
Autumn Family Gardening Club

Autumn Family Gardening Club

18th October 2019
Get the kids outdoors and join in with some Family Gardening Club sessions this autumn at Castlebank Park in Lanark!
Utd Sports Autumn Camps

Utd Sports Autumn Camps

18th October 2019
UTD Sports' fantastic Multi Sports Activity Camps return this Autumn, offering children the chance to try various sports in a safe, fun environment!
BGCP Comic Con: East Kilbride Halloween

BGCP Comic Con: East Kilbride Halloween

19th October 2019
Holy Cosplay! East Kilbride Comic Con is heading back to EK for a spooktacular event this Halloween!
Gruffalo Meet & Greet

Gruffalo Meet & Greet

19th October 2019 - 20th October 2019
Whether you are heading to The Townhouse to see the Gruffalo or just looking for some family fun, pop into Rocca Ristorante & Bar for a free Meet & Greet!
Spooktacular Messy Play - Strathaven

Spooktacular Messy Play - Strathaven

19th October 2019
Join Mess Around Lanarkshire for their Spooktacular Party at Strathaven Scout and Guide Centre on Saturday 19th October!
The Gruffalo

The Gruffalo

19th October 2019 - 20th October 2019
Join Mouse on a daring adventure through the deep, dark wood in Tall Stories' magical, musical adaptation of the classic picture book, The Gruffalo, by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler!
Biggar Day Out

Biggar Day Out

20th October 2019
Biggar Little Festival pulls out all the stops for its biggest and best day out ever... Biggar Day Out on Sunday 20th October!
Spooktacular Messy Play - Blantyre

Spooktacular Messy Play - Blantyre

20th October 2019
Join Mess Around Lanarkshire for their Spooktacular Party at Tact Community Hall, Blantyre on Sunday 20th October!
Spooktober at Clyde Valley

Spooktober at Clyde Valley

26th October 2019
Take part in an array of spooky activities such as pumpkin carving, riding the ghost train and exploring the haunted house at Clyde Valley Family Park's Spooktober!
Utd Sports Autumn Camps

Utd Sports Autumn Camps

18th November 2019
UTD Sports' fantastic Multi Sports Activity Camps return this Autumn, offering children the chance to try various sports in a safe, fun environment!
Utd Sports Autumn Camps

Utd Sports Autumn Camps

19th November 2019
UTD Sports' fantastic Multi Sports Activity Camps return this Autumn, offering children the chance to try various sports in a safe, fun environment!

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

The Wee Spree Festival

The Wee Spree Festival

11th October 2019 - 19th October 2019
The Wee Spree returns to this year's Spree Festival with plenty of fun activities to keep the kids entertained during the October holidays!
PACE October Fest!

PACE October Fest!

14th October 2019 - 19th October 2019
There will be spooky goings-on at PACE this October break, with its annual October Fest for 3 to 21 year olds!
Carnival Banner Workshops

Carnival Banner Workshops

18th October 2019
Come and get involved in some crafty activities during the October holidays and get involved in the Paisley Halloween Festival!
The Soundplay Dome

The Soundplay Dome

18th October 2019 - 19th October 2019
Soundplay Projects are delighted to be bringing the Dome, a magical sensory space for children and adults, to the Spree Festival!
Craft Fair & Cafe

Craft Fair & Cafe

19th October 2019
Paisley Salvation Army are holding another of their popular Crafts Fairs with Cafe on Saturday 19th October from 11am - 3pm!
Classic Car Show

Classic Car Show

20th October 2019
Join us on the shores of Castle Semple on Sunday 20th October to admire a dazzling array of beautiful cars at the annual Classic Car Show!
Dip Into Digital

Dip Into Digital

9th November 2019
Renfrewshire Libraries and Paisley YMCA invite you to come along and try out some cool kit! It's FREE, fun, and suitable for all the family!
Dip Into Digital

Dip Into Digital

14th December 2019
Renfrewshire Libraries and Paisley YMCA invite you to come along and try out some cool kit! It's FREE, fun, and suitable for all the family!

Events in Other Areas

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