Events near you: Scotland

Provanhall House free family event

Date/Time:  02/08/2017 11:00am - 3:00pm
Venue: Provanhall House, 80 Auchinlea Road, Glasgow G34 9NJ
Contact: Debbie Clark
Open to the public: Yes

To celebrate National Playday 2017 Provanhall House is hosting a packed fun filled event for all the family. Come and meet Barly Bear and have fun at the teddy bear picnic. Other activities include outdoor play, Book bug in the Park, Arts and Crafts, Glitter tattoos and so much more.

Playday at Cuningar Loop

Date/Time:  02/08/2017 1-3pm
Venue: Downiebrae Road, Rutherglen, Glasgow G73
Contact: Craig Thomson
Open to the public: Yes

Operation Play Outdoors are excited to be celebrating Playday at Cuningar Loop. There will be lots of free and fun games for children and adults to get involved with including our tug of war rope and lots of loose parts.

Edinburgh Magdalene Playday

Date/Time:  02/08/2017 12.00 - 4.00
Venue: Magdalene Community Centre, 106B Magdalene Dr, Edinburgh EH15 3BE
Contact: Megan Houchin
Open to the public: Yes

This year celebrates the 30th anniversary of National Playday ! To celebrate we are holding an extended session at Magdalene Community Centre on 2nd August from midday til 4.00pm. We will have all our usual activities but there will be lots of extra stuff going on too so the whole family can come along for some fun. As well as all our usual loose parts play we will also have sand play, water play, badge making and a mud kitchen. The Play Talk Read Bus will be with us, we will have cardboard creations, Edinburgh and Lothians Greenspace Trust will be potting up some plants with the kids and the community centre are putting on a BBQ.

History Play, Scottish Maritime Museum

Date/Time:  02/08/2017 10am - 4pm
Venue: Scottish Maritime Museum The Linthouse Gottries Road Irvine Ayrshire KA12 8QE
Contact: Stuart Rich
Open to the public: Yes

There’s going to be a whole variety of old fashioned toys dotted around the museum. Visitors can try their hand with vintage toys like gird and cleek, diabolos and good old fashioned skipping ropes.

Normal Admission Charges Apply.

Family Fun at Dynamic Earth in Edinburgh

Date/Time:  02/08/2017 12-4pm
Venue: Dynamic Earth, Holyrood Road, Edinburgh
Contact: Amy McKinnon
Open to the public: No

Lots of fun, play and exploring at Dynamic Earth for Young Carers and their families!

Playday with Parent Action for Safe Play, North Lanarkshire

Date/Time:  02/08/2017 12 pm to 4pm
Venue: Parent Action for Safe Play Park, 2a Scarhill Street, Kirkshaws, Coatbridge, North Lanarkshire
Contact: Julie Atkin / Kieran Fagan
Open to the public: Yes

Celebrate Playday with a range of activities including:

Messy Play

Free Play/Loose parts

Water Play

Parent and Child Play

Water Slide

Live music

Arts and crafts

GoMA Glasgow Playday

Date/Time:  02/08/2017 10.30 am to 4pm
Venue: Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow G1 3AH
Open to the public: Yes

Lots of activities to celebrate Playday at Glasgow Modern Art Museum.

Stepping Stones for Families, Go2Play Family Playday Magic Show!

Date/Time:  02/08/2017 1pm - 3pm
Venue: Stepping Stones for Families Go2Play, Townhead village Hall, 60 St.Mungos Avenue, Glasgow G4 0PL
Contact: Ashley Dunsmuir & Laura Hunter
Open to the public: Yes

Come along and join the fun with our fantastic play day with interactive magic show. Help us to create a magical set for our magician to perform! Make some wands and magic potions of your own to take home and show off to friends!

Playday 2017 – Early Education and Childcare Strategy Team, Perth and Kinross

Date/Time:  02/08/2017 10 am to 3pm
Venue: South Inch, Perth PH2 8AX
Contact: Lee Sheehan
Open to the public: Yes

Free free event to celebrate Playday including bouncy castles, face-painting, arts, crafts, football tennis, crazy golf, a special area for the under 3s and much more!

East Ayrshire Playday

Date/Time:  02/08/2017 11am - 3pm
Venue: Kay Park, Kilmarnock, KA3 7RU
Contact: Allison Smith
Open to the public: Yes

The Vibrant Communities, Play & Early Intervention team will once again be celebrating National Playday in East Ayrshire on the national day for play Wednesday 2 August 2017 at the Kay Park, Kilmarnock from 11.00am – 3.00pm.
This FREE event will once again have an array of activities to try on the day within the Free Play, Creative, Fun, Adventure, Physical and Messy Zones, including Quad Bikes, Canoeing on the pond, Laser Quest, sports taster sessions, water/mud slide, inflatables, face painting, arts & crafts, plus so much more. There will also be the opportunity to speak with local services and clubs across East Ayrshire at the stall holders section. Activities take place no matter the weather* so please bring appropriate clothing and if you want a shot on the mud slide then a change of clothes and a towel is recommended!!!
Look out for further information on this year’s Playday at our Vibrant Communities Facebook page @eastayrshirevibrantcommunities
Remember – It’s Fun, it’s Fabulous and it’s FREE!

For further information please contact Allison Smith on 01563 576344 or email
(*some activities will be weather dependant)