What’s On at NL Heritage Centre

At North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre we have regular kids and adult activities, as well as exhibitions.

Activities for Kids

Children’s activities in the gallery | £2.00 (no booking required)

Every Saturday, 12.30-3.30pm

A different craft or hands-on activity every Saturday. Just drop in during the advertised times. Suitable for over 5s.


Bookbug | FREE (no booking required)
Rhythm, song & rhyme for pre-school children.

Mondays from 2.00-2.30pm (aged 0-4)
Tuesdays  Baby Bookbug 1.45pm – 2.15pm 0 – 18 months
Saturdays Bookbug 10.30-11am (Age 0-4)


Heritage Tots | £2.50 per child

Fridays from 26th April – 31 May * excluding school holidays

Toddler fun with a heritage theme! Singing, stories and craft sessions for pre-school children.

Spaces are limited so please book in advance by calling 01698 274 590. Old clothing is recommended as some crafts may be messy.

New dates for 2019!

Friday 26 April – Colour Time
Friday 3 May – Safety First
Friday 10 May – Nature Time
Friday 17 May – Knights  & Castles
Friday 31 May – Toys & Games

Activities for Adults

Volunteers and placementsIntroduction to Family History Course

8 March to 29 March
1pm – 2.30pm
£35/£30 Concession

Let our experienced staff guide you through the basics of tracing your family tree using birth, death and marriage certificates, census returns, cemetery and poor relief records.

For more information and to book your place please call 01698 274 595 or e-mail HeritageCentre@culturenl.co.uk


Discover your Family and Local History 

Monday to Friday, 9.30 am – 4.30 pm

Visit Local Studies and Archives on the 1st floor for advice on how to trace your family history. Free access to Ancestry.com.

ScotlandsPeople vouchers for sale.
Free access and general support

You can also book an in-depth session with a member of staff for £5 per hour.