Oct 01:
Encounters – Art and Literary Festival

A month long celebration of community arts, literature and wider culture in North Lanarkshire.

Oct 03:

Poacher’s Pot

Come along and celebrate National Poetry Day!

Oct 04:

Carluke Jam Festival

Carluke Jam Festival is a celebration of both the local jame-making trade, and the musical talent of the area. A weekend full of fun and activities that everyone will enjoy.

Oct 05:

Clyde Valley Orchard Festival (Fruit Day)

It’s all happening at Overton Farm on Saturday 5th October. Along with the monthly Farmers’ Market the Annual Fruit Day is taking place with the added excitement of a new Overton Farmers’ Market Scarecrow Competition!

St. Andrew’s Hospice West Highland Way Challenge

A great event in aid of St. Andrew’s Hospice! Join the last 18 miles walk from the bottom of Devil’s Staircase to the base of Ben Nevis at Fort William.

Shona Language Classes

Come along and learn one of Zimbabwe’s languages, Shona!

Oct 07:

The Hidden Story of the Kilsyth Weavers

What s the story of the Kilsyth Weavers? Local man, Tom Crainey, has delved into this era of Kilsyth’s past and recently published ‘The Hidden Story of the Kilsyth Weavers’.

Oct 17:

Meet Liz Lochhead – Scotland’s National Poet

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear Scotland’s National Poet read her work on her home ground!

A Scot Abroad – The David Livingstone Story

South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture presents a newly comissioned play to celebrate the bicentenial birth of Dr. David Livingstone.

Oct 24:

Harry Lauder – Scotland’s Greatest Entertainer

An insight in to the life of Sir. Harry Lauder, Scotland’s greatest entertainer.