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What’s on this Summer in Midlothian

What's on this Summer in MidlothianSchool’s out for Summer and Midlothian is ready with a jam-packed programme of fun for all ages! Whether you are looking for a kids’ club to keep your little ones entertained, a day out at one of the brilliant attractions in Midlothian or want to try a new hobby as a family, here’s our round up of what’s on this summer in Midlothian.

Summer Art Classes with Sandra Vick

Kids from Primary 3 to 4th year can join Midlothian artist Sandra Vick for arty activities this summer. Held at Penicuik Community Arts Association, spaces are filling up fast so be sure to secure a space for your budding artists today!

Book an art class

Rosewell Development Trust Summer Programme

The Steading in Rosewell are running a range of activities for children going into P1-P7 over the summer holidays. Each session costs £2 and can be booked online through Eventbrite.

Check out what’s on at The Steading

Midlothian Council Summer Activities

Midlothian Council are running a range of activities for the whole family throughout summer. From football camps to snowsport school, swimming activities to family cooking, there’s something for everyone to get involved with!

Book an activity

Teddy Bears Picnic at Glencorse Centre

Head along to Glencorse Centre for a delightful Teddy Bear’s Picnic in partnership with the wonderful Boogie Beat. This fun-filled event is set to be a memorable day out for children and families.

Secure your spot at the Teddy Bears Picnic

Gorebridge Community Cares Summer Programme

Keep the kids entertained this summer with Gorebridge Community Cares Summer Programme. From picnics and snacks in the park to a family trip to North Berwick there’s plenty going on to keep everyone busy.

Discover the Summer Programme

Melville Golf Centre Junior Summer Camp

Get into golf at Melville Golf Centre’s Junior Summer Camp for 8 – 14 year olds. Help your youngsters fine tune their skills, meet new friends and enjoy a fun outdoor activity this summer.

Find out how to secure a space

The Market at Dalkeith Country Park

The Market is back at Dalkeith Country Park on 20th July, 10am – 4pm. Pop along to discover businesses from the local area and across the rest of Scotland in the stunning setting of Dalkeith Country Park.

Find out more about the market

Newbattle Abbey Guided Tours

Step back in time with a guided tour of Newbattle Abbey. Explore its rich history and stunning architecture, learn more about the Spanish Armada, King George IV’s visit and the stunning chapel believed to house the font used for Mary Queen of Scot’s baptism. Tours will run on the last Friday of each month starting on the 28th June at 2pm.

Learn more about Newbattle Abbey Guided Tours

Newtongrange Guerrilla Gardeners Summer Activities

The Newtongrange Guerrilla Gardeners have a host of summer fun activities for all ages taking place in their beautiful community garden. Little ones can discover the wildlife calling the garden home, enjoy a picnic, or take part in nature play and the grown-ups can indulge in a cocktail or learn how to use natural botanical inks from leaves and flowers for printmaking. Plus, all ages can meet the animals from the Edinburgh Menagerie!

Book your space today to let them know you’ll be joining 

Camping at Dalkeith Country Park

Dalkeith Country Park are reopening their campsite for the season with pitches available from now until the 1st September. Book a pitch or enjoy a pre-pitched tent complete with an air bed that will be waiting for you on arrival. This tranquil campsite is perfect for the whole family, and your four-legged friends can join you too!

Book your pitch

Dalkeith Show

On the 13th July, the Dalkeith Show will be taking over Dalkeith Country Park, bringing together the farming and non-farming communities of Midlothian for a fun-packed family day out. With a range of competitions, trade and craft stands, displays of vintage tractors and bouncy castles and slides for the little ones, it’s a day not to be missed!

Read all about Dalkeith Show

Gorebridge Beacon Bingo

Gorebridge Beacon are back with their popular bingo night on the 6th July! Enjoy a night of dib dabbing, laughter and some friendly competition.

Book your place and get ready to shout BINGO!

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