Now that school has broken up for the summer, we are sharing some fabulous family friendly events, classes, and activities taking place this month with our July Kids Hot List…

Musselburgh is the Place to be for Festival Fringe Fun!

The Brunton (Venue 191) welcomes Quantum Theatre’s The Wind in the Willows (Sat 17 Aug) to Inveresk Lodge Garden (Venue 377). This beautiful National Trust for Scotland property provides the perfect backdrop for a heart-warming tale of mishap and mayhem. Boating with Ratty, a feast with Badger and high jinx on the open road with […]

Fort Douglas Summer Holiday Programme

Get the kids outdoors this summer and away from the screens with a visit to Fort Douglas adventure park. If you’re searching for things to do with the kids during the holidays you’ll find extra activities to take part in this magical adventure playground, included in your entry fee. Each session is designed for kids […]

Registration is Now Open for Apple Summer Camps (and they are free!)

Registration opened today (June 24, 2019) for Apple’s free summer camps. Kids aged 8–12 will explore their creativity through fun, hands-on projects across four tracks ranging from coding to art & design. The programmes on offer at the Princes Street store are as follows:- Creating Your Own Song with GarageBand
 In this three-day session, kids […]

Be a Farm Helper this Summer at Gorgie Farm

Looking for something fun to do in the holidays? Farmer’s Helpers is our holiday programme for young people aged 8-13 which runs on weekdays throughout the school holidays, 10.00am to 12.30pm. Farmer’s Helpers do real jobs across the farm such as gardening, mucking out stables, painting, feeding animals and grooming our goats. Being a Farmer’s Helper […]

Artisan Stitch Sewing Classes and Creative Textile Workshops

Sewing classes and creative textile workshops for adults and children aged 8-12 years. Recently voted ‘Best sewing classes in Edinburgh’, Artisan Stitch is close to the city centre. It’s run by Textile Designer/Artist, Jen Skedd who’s been sewing since she was 7 years old. Sewing is an excellent activity for children’s mental and physical development. […]

Deloitte Helps UK Tech Camp Give Young Scots a Leg Up on Their Future

Fire Tech, the UK’s leading provider of tech education extra-curriculars, is launching in Edinburgh this summer. Deloitte Edinburgh recognises the need to equip young people with the digital skills they need to fully engage with their futures, and has generously offered Fire Tech office space overlooking the castle to run their tech summer holiday tech camps for 9-17-year-olds. […]

A Summer of Fun with Arts Activities for Ages 5 – 18

East Lothian Council’s Arts Service has programmed a fun packed summer of creative activities to fill the holidays. The programme includes: multi arts camps, youth theatre, musical theatre, streetdance, computer animation, beach art, outdoor theatre and more! Art Camps take place in Haddington, Musselburgh, Haddington, North Berwick and Dunbar. Young people aged 6 – 12 […]

FUNBOX: HOW TO BE A SUPERHERO – Singalong family fun

It’s time to pull on your spandex, dive into your capes and head up, up and away with family favourites FUNBOX, when they return to The Edinburgh Fringe this August (5,6,7 @ 1.30pm). Join Anya, Kevin and Gary (formerly of The Singing Kettle) for some super soar-away singalong silliness as they take the steps needed […]

Scotland’s National Airshow 2019

Scotland’s National Airshow 2019 makes for a fabulous day out for all ages and is taking place on Saturday July 27, 2019 from 10am to 5pm. You can see aircraft old and new take to the skies for an afternoon of breathtaking aerial displays. During Scotland’s National Airshow, you can you can meet the flight […]

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