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  • FREE Ying Sheng Yang Ying Sheng Yang: Twice a Stranger
    Linlithgow
    until Sun 04 May 2014

    When the people and places of our formative years have changed beyond all recognition, what can we lay claim to?

  • loch view Ranger Events Programme 2014

    until December 2014

    Following on from Year of Natural Scotland 2013 West Lothian Council's Ranger Services have created a fantastic events programme!

  • FREE Howden Park Centre World Book Night
    Livingston
    Wed 23 Apr 2014

    Listen to a reading by our special invited guest, pick up some free books and find out more about your local library at this special event to celebrate World Book Night.

  • FREE Spring Flowers John Muir Festival Celebration
    Linlithgow
    Thu 24 Apr 2014

    Celebrate the life and legacy of pioneering conservationist John Muir and the launch of a new national pathway, ‘The John Muir Way’ named in his honour.

  • I, Elizabeth I, Elizabeth- DYAD Productions
    Livingston
    Thu 24 Apr 2014

    At a vital crossroads in history a young queen steps from the shadows to unburden herself of her many troubles and reveal her innermost thoughts. But time is against her.

  • FREE Derek McGuire- Forest Skills Paw Tracks- Derek McGuire
    Livingston
    Fri 25 Apr - Sun 01 Jun 2014

    Exploring his relationship with objects within a setting, Derek McGuire creates dramatic images of light and dark, the familiar and strange.

  • Chasar @ Dreadnoughtrock CHASAR Live @ Dreadnoughtrock Bathgate

    Fri 25 Apr 2014

    An Iconic Rock Band from the early 80's currently having a renaissance in the last few years. Drop in and catch up with them and some Classic Rock.

  • Transfixed - Comedy Hypnosis with George Wood Transfixed - Comedy Hypnosis with George Wood
    Livingston
    Sat 26 Apr 2014

    Imagine if you could get someone to believe, do or say anything you wanted.

  • Hopetoun House Hopetoun Bluebell and Spring Flowers Walk
    South Queensferry
    Sun 27 Apr 2014

    Join the Ranger on a walk through Hopetoun’s beautiful carpet of bluebells. You will learn all about the natural history of this stunning wild flower.

  • FREE Howden Park Centre at Night Acoustic Open Nights
    Livingston
    Mon 28 Apr, Mon 26 May, Mon 23 Jun, Mon 25 Aug 2014

    A ‘Turn up and play’ event with all styles of music welcome. Come along and join in or sit back, relax and listen.

  • Uncle Varick Uncle Varick- Rapture Theatre and Mull Theatre
    Livingston
    Thu 01 May 2014

  • Northsyde Live at Dreadnoughtrock Bathgate Northsyde Live at Dreadnoughtrock Bathgate
    Bathgate
    Fri 02 May 2014

    Making a special trip up from London for a debut gig at Dreadnoughtrock we welcome Northsyde and what is set to be a fantastic night of Rock and Blues.

  • A Slow Air A Slow Air
    Livingston
    Fri 02 May 2014

    From David Harrower, the Olivier Award-winning writer of Blackbird, Knives in Hens and Ciara, comes an engrossing 75 minutes of theatre that is funny, poignant, slightly dark and a little sad

  • Derek McGuire Expressive Oil Painting Expressive Oil Painting
    Livingston
    Sat 03 May 2014

    Learn how to apply oil paint in different ways to achieve a variety of expressive effects. Suitable for both beginners and experienced alike.

  • Atomic Blondie - Blondie Tribute Live at Dreadnoughtrock Atomic Blondie - One of the Uk's top Blondie Tributes at Dreadnoughtrock Bathgate
    Bathgate
    Sat 03 May 2014

    One of the Best in the Uk return to West Lothian for a night of Classic Blondie at Dreadnoughtrock

  • FREE Rural Connect 6 Farm Open Day
    Broxburn & Uphall
    Sun 04 May 2014

    Come along and experience a real working farm!

  • FREE Summer- BBQs & Pond Geocache
    Linlithgow
    Sun 04 May, Sun 09 Nov, Sun 07 Dec 2014

    Geocaching is a high-tech treasure hunting game played throughout the world with GPS (Global Positioning System) devices.

  • Showaddywaddy Showaddywaddy
    Livingston
    Sun 04 May 2014

    After 40 incredible years, rock ‘n’ roll music is truly alive and kicking in the hands of this amazing band.

  • FREE Beecraigs Stag Bushcraft for Kids- Session 2
    Linlithgow
    Fri 09 May, Fri 16 May 2014

    Sessions 2 of 4 learning skills to help you survive in the outdoors.

  • FREE Fiona Hutchison Fiona Hutchison: Unchartered Waters
    Linlithgow
    Fri 09 May - Sun 03 Aug 2014

    Fiona Hutchinson is a Scottish tapestry and textile artist whose work explores the contrasting power and beauty of the sea.

  • FREE Spring in West Lothian Blackmoss Bog Walk
    Armadale
    Sat 10 May 2014

    Come and join the Ranger as we have a look around this popular Nature Reserve.

  • Boy Scottish Birdfair
    South Queensferry
    Sat 10 May, Sun 11 May 2014

    Interested in wildlife? Love the outdoors? There’s fun for all the family at the Scottish Birdfair!

  • Fiddle Rally - Livingston Fiddlers and Tryst Fiddle Rally - Livingston Fiddlers and Tryst
    Livingston
    Sat 10 May 2014

    Enjoy an evening of traditional Scottish music and song presented by Livingston Fiddlers.

  • Football team 1880s-90s West Lothian History & Heritage Fair
    Linlithgow
    Sat 10 May 2014

    Join a fantastic day of displays, talks and workshops on a variety of Scottish, local and family History & Heritage.

  • FREE Almond Park Woods Den Building
    Broxburn & Uphall
    Sun 11 May, Sun 25 May 2014

    Build your very own outdoor shelter from natural materials in the wild woods of Almondell.

  • Hilly Cow Duathlon The Baw Bag Baw Buster Duathlon
    Kirknewton
    Sun 11 May 2014

    It might be muddy, it will be hilly but it will definitely be a whole lot of fun!

  • Buddy Holly & the Cricketers Buddy Holly & the Cricketers - 21st Birthday Party Tour!
    Livingston
    Wed 14 May 2014

    This breathtaking show has rock ’n’ rolled audiences across the globe and is guaranteed to have everyone singing along to the music and dancing in the aisles.

  • Howden Park Centre Tea Dances
    Livingston
    Fri 16 May, Fri 20 Jun, Fri 18 Jul, Fri 22 Aug, Fri 19 Sep 2014

    Dance to great music at the popular monthly tea dance.

  • May Music - Toccata Ladies Choir May Music - Toccata Ladies Choir
    Livingston
    Fri 16 May - Sat 17 May 2014

    Returning with an exciting new programme that will get your feet tapping, bring a smile to your face and provide an evening of entertainment.

  • Baby Goat Shale Tales and Fossil Fun
    Livingston
    Sat 17 May - Sun 18 May 2014

    An amazing weekend of fun activities at Almond Valley and part of the Festival of Museums weekend that looks to ignite the imagination by showing off the best of Scotland's culture

  • FREE Almond Park River Herbal Walk
    Broxburn & Uphall
    Sat 17 May, Sat 07 Jun 2014

    A search for some of Nature’s most amazing and helpful plants.

  • FREE ©LorneGill/SNH Blawhorn Bog Walk
    Blackridge
    Sat 17 May 2014

    Have a look around West Lothian’s only National Nature Reserve.

  • Bing Blazer in West Lothian Bing Blazer
    Armadale
    Sat 17 May 2014

    Push your bodies, strengthen your minds and sign up for the Bing Blazer. This is a 5km+ course.

  • FREE Spring in West Lothian Easter Inch Moss
    Bathgate
    Sun 18 May 2014

    A Ranger led exploration around this popular Local Nature Reserve.

  • Craig Hill - Tartan About! Credit: Steve Ullathorne ECF Craig Hill- Tartan About!
    Bathgate
    Thu 22 May 2014

    Hot on the heels of last year's hysterically funny, sold out national tour, Craig brings us his new show, Tartan About - live and unleashed!

  • FREE Beecraigs Stag Talk With The Animals
    Linlithgow
    Fri 23 May 2014

    Guided walk around the Animal Attraction.

  • La Tragedie Comique La Tragedie Comique
    Livingston
    Fri 23 May 2014

    A daring adventure on the rollercoaster of Life…! La Tragedie Comique is a beautiful, tender, daring adventure.

  • FREE Almond Park Playpark People In The Park IV
    Livingston
    Sat 24 May 2014

    Celebrate local green-spaces with a selection of stalls, games and nature inspired activities.

  • American Style Wrestling American Style Wrestling
    Livingston
    Sat 24 May 2014

    Body slamming action for all the family, just like you see on TV!

  • FREE River Almond Watery World
    Broxburn & Uphall
    Sun 25 May 2014

    Dive into the murky depths of our wildlife pond to find out what creatures live beneath!

  • Jesus Christ Superstar Jesus Christ Superstar
    Livingston
    Tue 27 May - Sat 31 May 2014

    Originally written as a concept rock-opera album by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, it went on to earn 5 Tony Awards nominations and become one of the greatest & most enduring musicals of its time

  • The Spokesman The Spokesman
    Broxburn & Uphall
    Fri 30 May, Sat 31 May, Sun 01 Jun 2014

    Get on your bike (well, our bike) for a theatre experience with a difference which will celebrate the great outdoors in your local park.

  • Sunset- Southern Boundary Badger Watch
    Linlithgow
    Fri 30 May, Fri 20 Jun, Fri 25 Jul, Fri 22 Aug 2014

    Join the Ranger Service to discover more about these intriguing animals.

  • British Pipe Band Championship Bathgate 2014
    Bathgate
    Sat 31 May 2014

    One day- two great events! Join us for hte West Lothian Highland Games and The British Pipe Band Championships whihc are coming to Bathgate and promise to be a great day out for the family!

  • FREE Calderwood Calderwood
    Mid Calder
    Mon 02 Jun 2014

    Explore this ancient woodland carpeted with scented bluebells and filled with birdsong.

  • FREE Fiona Hutchison Fiona Hutchison: Artist Talk and Gallery Tour
    Linlithgow
    Thu 05 Jun 2014

  • FREE Bush Craft for Kids Bushcraft for Kids
    Linlithgow
    Fri 06 Jun, Fri 13 Jun 2014

    Learn everything you need to know to survive in the outdoors.

  • FREE Livingston Art Association 2 Livingston Art Association 44th Annual Exhibition
    Livingston
    Fri 06 Jun - Sun 27 Jul 2014

    A new exhibition of work created by members of Howden Park Centre’s resident art group Livingston Art Association.

  • The Janice Anne Wilson School of Dancing - Superstars The Janice Anne Wilson School of Dancing - Superstars
    Livingston
    Fri 06 Jun - Sat 07 Jun 2014

    A stage extravaganza that will appeal to all ages showcasing ballet, jazz, tap and street dance.

  • FREE Bathgate Procession Bathgate Procession & John Newland Festival 2014
    Bathgate
    Sat 07 Jun 2014

    Started in 1844, the Bathgate and John Newland Festival is a true celebration of Bathgate’s history!

  • FREE Almond Park River Pond Dipping
    Broxburn & Uphall
    Sun 08 Jun 2014

    Dip the depths of our wildlife pond to discover the underwater world of its bugs and beasties.

  • Fiona Hutchison Water Weaving Workshop
    Linlithgow
    Sun 08 Jun 2014

    Using a card loom you will learn how to weave a small tapestry inspired by your environment in this introductory tapestry weaving workshop.

  • Festival of Brass Festival of Brass
    Livingston
    Sun 08 Jun 2014

    An annual celebration of the best of brass that features six of Scotland’s top brass bands in competition.

  • Too Many Penguins? Too Many Penguins?
    Livingston
    Wed 11 Jun 2014

    How many penguins are too many penguins? Squeeze into this fun theatrical experience, created especially for 1 to 4 year olds.

  • The Way Of The Drum Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers - The Way of the Drum
    Livingston
    Thu 12 Jun 2014

    Experience the thundering, exhilarating rhythms of Taiko drumming in a dynamic and captivating show for all ages.

  • FREE Pond Pond Netting
    Whitburn
    Sat 14 Jun 2014

    Come and help the Rangers explore the mysterious underwater world of our pond.

  • FREE Glasgow 2014- Our Games Our Welcome Queen's Baton Relay Event
    Linlithgow
    Sun 15 Jun 2014

    Join in the celebration in Linlithgow as the Queen’s Baton relay passes through West Lothian, as it heads towards Glasgow for the start of this year’s Commonwealth Games.

  • FREE Linlithgow Marches Linlithgow Marches 2014
    Linlithgow
    Tue 17 Jun 2014

    This historic event has taken place for many hundreds of years originating from a time when it was vital for a community to make sure that its boundaries were intact

  • Sneak Comedy Peek - Eric Lampaert Sneak Comedy Peek
    Livingston
    Thu 19 Jun, Fri 20 Jun, Sat 21 Jun 2014

    2014 Fringe Previews - 3 acts performing each night!

  • Yellow Valley Yellow Valley
    Livingston
    Fri 20 Jun 2014

    A loveable, contemporary, musical-storytelling performance created especially for children.

  • Summer Sunset Little Boghead Bog Walk
    Bathgate
    Sun 22 Jun 2014

    Come and Join the Ranger as we have a look around this little Nature Reserve.

  • Edinburgh Ballet - Treasure Island Edinburgh Ballet - Treasure Island
    Livingston
    Sun 22 Jun 2014

    Edinburgh Ballet students aged two to eighteen showcase their talents in this fun dance performance for the whole family.

  • Sprog Rock Sprog Rock
    Livingston
    Thu 26 Jun 2014

    An informal interactive live music gig for children and adults to enjoy together.

  • Hopetoun Horse Trials 4 The Gillespie Macandrew Hopetoun Horse Trials
    South Queensferry
    Thu 26 Jun - Sun 29 Jun 2014

    Incorporating the hugely successful International Horse Trials, this will also be a centrepiece for the finest shopping, Scottish food and drink, live entertainment and country pursuits.

  • Mine Playground Morag's Summertime Delights
    Livingston
    Sat 28 Jun - Tue 19 Aug 2014

    Every day throughout the holidays there will be morning and afternoon sessions of games, activities, crafts, challenges and trails that all the family can join in and enjoy.

  • Howden Park Centre at Night Youth Dance Showcase
    Livingston
    Sat 28 Jun 2014

    Presenting the diverse and exciting mix of girls and boys youth dance work going on all across West Lothian.

  • FREE Summer Flowers Minibeast Wildlife Safari
    Broxburn & Uphall
    Sun 29 Jun, Sun 27 Jul 2014

    Explore the wilds of this lovely local woodland in search of spiders, snails, beetles and bugs!

  • Carolyn Anderson School of Dance Carolyn Anderson School of Dance
    Livingston
    Sun 29 Jun 2014

    This year’s summer show displays the talents of a range of dancers from 3 to 33 years old.

  • Sunset- Southern Boundary Summer Activity Week
    Linlithgow
    Mon 30 Jun- Fri 04 July; Mon 28 Jul- Fri 01 Aug; Mon 11- Fri 15 Aug

    Want to get out and about this holiday? Bored being stuck indoors? Have you got a passion for nature and all things wild?

  • FREE Bee buzzing in the sun A Wild Day Out
    Livingston
    Sat 05 Jul 2014

    A fun day out celebrating nature and having fun in the great outdoors

  • Spectacular Jousting Spectacular Jousting at the Linlithgow Palace
    Linlithgow
    Sat 05 Jul - Sun 06 Jul 2014

    Hear the thunder of hooves and the crack of lances splintering as our brave knights stage an unforgettable display of horsemanship and skill with sword and lance.

  • Polkemmet Clubgolf Taster
    Whitburn
    Tue 08 Jul - Wed 09 Jul 2014

    A great way to introduce kids to the game of golf, come along, have fun and get a feel for our successful Junior Golf Programme.

  • Hopetoun Deer Hopetoun's Deer Walk
    South Queensferry
    Sat 12 Jul 2014

    Join the Hopetoun Ranger on walk looking for tracks and signs of the various species of Deer at Hopetoun. We will learn about the natural history of the Red, Roe and Fallow Deer.

  • Iconic Live - The Ultimate Show Iconic Live - The Ultimate Show
    Livingston
    Sat 12 Jul 2014

    An award-winning cast of 19 performers present a stunning variety show of music, dance, acrobatics and song that’s perfect for all the family.

  • From The Jam - That’s Entertainment the Acoustic Set 1 From The Jam - That’s Entertainment the Acoustic Set
    Livingston
    Sun 13 Jul 2014

    This intimate show is a rare opportunity to hear those songs in a stripped down way, from one of the original members.

  • Scotch Hop Scotch Hop at Linlithgow Palace
    Linlithgow
    Wednesday evenings in July & August, starting 16th July

    Scotch Hop offers an evening of Scottish dancing for all the family!

  • Kevin McDermott Acoustic Kevin McDermott Acoustic
    Livingston
    Sat 19 Jul 2014

    Ranked by the Daily Record as “one of the finest songwriters and performers of his time”

  • Range Clubgolf Junior Flag Events (National Events)
    Whitburn
    Sat 19 Jul, Sun 07 Sep 2014

    This introductory competition is geared towards boys and girls who are in, or have completed coaching programmes.

  • Range Clubgolf Camps
    Whitburn
    Mon 21 Jul- Thur 24 July; Mon 04 Aug- Thur 07 Aug

    The Camps run each day, finishing the week with a ‘fun day’ to ensure each junior takes away a positive golfing experience and a great feeling about our club.

  • Simply Soweto Encha 2 Simply Soweto Encha
    Livingston
    Sat 26 Jul 2014

    A five-piece a cappella group that sing gospel, soul, jazz, doo-wop, and R‘n’B, both in African and popular styles.

  • FREE Group Twelve: A Score and More 1 Group Twelve: A Score and More
    Livingston
    Fri 01 Aug - Sun 28 Sep 2014

    Discover the beauty of textiles by examining its details. From the intensity of colour and abundance of stitch to minimalistic touches, you’re in for a visual treat.

  • Singing Kettle Fantastic Funfair The Singing Kettle Fantastic Funfair
    Livingston
    Fri 01 Aug - Sun 03 Aug 2014

    There are thrills, spills, funfair games and even the world’s first doggie ventriloquist! Remember to dress in bright colours from head to toe for the funfair!

  • The Two Man Gentleman Band The Two Man Gentlemen Band - Legendary Barnstormers from the USA
    Livingston
    Sat 02 Aug 2014

    Irreverent songwriters, expert instrumentalists and consummate showmen, The Two Man Gentlemen Band are a must-see live act.

  • Hopetoun House Hopetoun Wildlife Week
    South Queensferry
    Mon 04 Aug - Fri 08 Aug 2014

    A week of fun children's activities in the grounds of Hopetoun led by the Rangers.

  • Sunset- Southern Boundary Overnight Survival Skills
    Linlithgow
    Fri 08 Aug - Sat 09 Aug 2014

    Ever thought you could survive in the wilderness?

  • River Almond Creatures Of The Night
    Whitburn
    Wed 13 Aug, Fri 29 Aug, Fri 05 Sep, Fri 12 Sep 2014

    Join us for an evening stroll, where we hope to see nocturnal creatures like bats, badgers, foxes and hooting owls!

  • Hopetoun House at Sunset Night Hunters!
    South Queensferry
    Fri 15 Aug 2014

    Join us as we explore the grounds at Hopetoun to see which creatures go bump in the night!

  • FREE Canal Fun Day Canal Fun Day
    Linlithgow
    Sun 17 Aug 2014

    A fun filled family-friendly day out with a number of activities and attractions to keep everyone amused.

  • The West Of Scotland Schools Concert Band Performance The West of Scotland Schools Concert Band Performance
    Livingston
    Sun 24 Aug 2014

    A rare chance to hear the power of a full concert band, performing film music from West Side Story and Braveheart.

  • An Evening of Mediumship with TV Psychic Tony Stockwell An Evening of Mediumship with TV Psychic Tony Stockwell
    Livingston
    Wed 27 Aug 2014

    The popular star of TV’s Street Psychic, Psychic Private Eyes and Psychic Academy.

  • West Lothian Write West Lothian Write
    Livingston
    Fri 29 Aug 2014

    Enjoy an evening of poetry, reading and storytelling in the company of West Lothian writers. This is an opportunity to present a short piece of writing in a friendly and supportive environment.

  • The Janet Seidel Trio The Janet Seidel Trio
    Livingston
    Sat 30 Aug 2014

    The repertoire will be drawn from jazz standards and the trio’s new album, featuring songs from the era of world travel.

  • Linlithgow Palace and Loch Renaissance Revelry at Linlithgow Palace
    Linlithgow
    Sun 31 Aug 2014

    Linlithgow Palace comes alive for the day through music, dance and drama.

  • Almond Park Woods Bat Walk
    Broxburn & Uphall
    Sun 31 Aug 2014

    An after dark walk looking and listening for bats and other creatures of the night!

  • FREE Linlithgow Classic Car Day Linlithgow Classic Car Day 2014
    Linlithgow
    Sun 31 Aug 2014

    Don’t miss this fun day out for classic car enthusiasts; from pre-war vintage to modern day super cars and motorbikes…

  • Bathgate Music Festival Bathgate Music Festival
    Bathgate
    Thu 04 Sep - Sun 07 Sep 2014

    Bathgate Music Festival is a week-long music festival celebrating all styles of music across various different venues.

  • FREE Party in the Park 2014 Party in the Park 2014
    Bathgate
    Sun 07 Sep 2014

    The Family Fun and Live Music Day at Kirkton Park Bathgate in Association with Friends of Kirkton Park and West Lothian Council

  • FREE Pedal for Scotland 2013 freshnlo Pedal for Scotland- Free Family Fun Day
    Linlithgow
    Sun 07 Sep 2014

    Linger Longer in Linlithgow as part of Pedal for Scotland!

  • © Martine Stead: Norah Devine Stage Linlithgow Folk Festival
    Linlithgow
    Thu 11 Sep - Sun 14 Sep 2014

    The programme for the 2013 Linlithgow Folk Festival has just been announced and the organisers are promising that this year's event will be the biggest and best yet!

  • FREE Linlithgow Canal Basin- Linlithgow Folk Festival West Lothian Doors Open Days

    Sat 13 Sep - Sun 14 Sep 2014

    Have a look inside the county's buildings!

  • FREE Beecraigs Country Park- Water Food For Free
    Linlithgow
    Sun 14 Sep, Sun 28 Sep 2014

    Come take a walk through Beecraigs and find out where tasty wild foods can be found.

  • FREE People Walking West Lothian Walking Week 2014

    Mon 15 Sep - Sun 21 Sep 2014

    Be active, feel better and enjoy the outdoors!

  • FREE Walking in Polkemmet Country Park Fire Building
    Whitburn
    Sat 27 Sep 2014

    Under the watchful guidance of our experienced Rangers, help us collect wood and seating for an outdoor fire.

  • FREE Linlithgow Crafts Association Livingston Crafts Association Autumn Fair
    Linlithgow
    Sat 27 Sep 2014

    The Livingston Crafts Association are holding their Autum Crafts Fair in the Masonic Hall Linlithgow on Saturday 27th September

  • Aerial Grounds and Nature Walk
    South Queensferry
    Sun 28 Sep 2014

    On the last day of the open season join the Hopetoun Ranger on a nature walk around the beautiful Hopetoun Grounds.

  • FREE Autumn Autumn Collecting
    Broxburn & Uphall
    Sun 05 Oct 2014

    A little walk for little ones, finding and gathering wee bits of nature in collecting bags for home.

  • Halloween Pumpkins Spooky Happenings
    Livingston
    Sat 11 Oct - Sun 02 Nov 2014

    Are you brave enough to follow a trail of terror around scariest corners of the site, encounter many strange and spooky sights, collect clues, and then solve the mystery?

  • Back of House View Hopetoun's Fungi Walk
    South Queensferry
    Sat 18 Oct 2014

    Join the rangers to learn about mushrooms, toadstools and the other various fungi present in the grounds of Hopetoun House.

  • FREE Halloween Broom Making
    Whitburn
    Sat 18 Oct, Sun 26 Oct 2014

    Calling all witches and wizards. Broomstick workshop for high fliers.

  • Halloween Pumpkins Halloween Lantern Making
    Broxburn & Uphall
    Sun 19 Oct, Wed 22 Oct 2014

    Let’s get crafty and make paper lanterns. Take it home and use it at Halloween!

  • Pond October Activity Days
    Whitburn
    Mon 20 Oct - Wed 22 Oct 2014

    Here’s your chance to explore nature again for two whole days!

  • Hopetoun Deer Hopetoun’s Autumn Walk
    South Queensferry
    Wed 22 Oct 2014

    This is an excellent chance to enjoy the grounds in their full autumn splendour.

  • Halloween Mini Monsters & Silly Screams
    Livingston
    Wed 29 Oct 2014

    Screams and smiles for the under eights and their families

  • Halloween Halloween Night Horrors
    Livingston
    Fri 31 Oct 2014

    All hell breaks loose as Almond Valley re-opens after dark. A festival of gore and unpleasant surprises...

  • Autumn Spooky Halloween Walk
    Linlithgow
    Fri 31 Oct 2014

    Join the Rangers on an evening walk looking for ghosts and ghouls.

  • Hopetoun Bonfire & Fireworks Night Hopetoun Bonfire & Fireworks Night 2014
    South Queensferry
    Sat 01 Nov 2014

    Building on Hopetoun's reputation for putting on one of the best fireworks displays around, 2014's celebrations are set to be as spectacular as ever after another sell out year in 2013!

  • FREE Linlithgow Crafts Association Livingston Crafts Association- 37th Annual Fair
    Livingston
    Sat 08 Nov 2014

    The Livingston Crafts Association are holding their 37th Annual Crafts Fair in the St Margarets Academy, Livingston on Saturday 8th November

  • Almond Park covered in Snow Feed The Birds
    Broxburn & Uphall
    Sun 16 Nov 2014

    Look after our feathered friends through the coming winter by making feeders from natural and recycled materials.

  • Hopetoun Christmas Shopping Fair- Bottles Hopetoun’s Christmas Shopping Fair 2014
    South Queensferry
    Fri 28 Nov - Sun 30 Nov 2014

    Be sure to come along and shop to your hearts content at Hopetoun’s annual Christmas Shopping Fair.

  • Christmas Santa's Farmyard Cottage
    Livingston
    Weekend from 29 Nov- 21 Dec, plus Mon- Wed 22- 24 Dec

    Santa visits Almond Valley once again, settling into his farmyard cottage set within a chilly midwinter forest. Meet the animals as they get ready for a merry Christmas!

  • FREE Santa in Linlithgow Linlithgow Advent Fayre
    Linlithgow
    Sat 29 Nov 2014

    This annual event offers music, a craft fair, farmers market and the grand torchlight procession culminating in the Christmas light switch on at 6pm!

  • Floodlighting Hopetoun Junior Rangers - Crafty Christmas
    South Queensferry
    Sat 06 Dec 2014

    Join a brand new group for 12 - 18 year olds led by the Hopetoun Ranger Service within the stunning grounds of Hopetoun House.

  • FREE Christmas Carving Livingston Crafts Association Christmas Fair
    Linlithgow
    Sat 06 Dec 2014

    The Livingston Crafts Association are holding their Christmas Crafts Fair in the Masonic Hall Linlithgow on Saturday 6th December

  • FREE Christmas in Bathgate- Santa Christmas in Bathgate
    Bathgate
    Sat 06 Dec 2014

    Join the Christmas Celebration in Bathgate!

  • Red Drawing Room Christmas Crafts Family Workshop
    South Queensferry
    Sat 13 Dec 2014

    Get into the Christmas spirit and go Christmas crackers at Hopetoun! Come along for a day of family fun, making various Christmas decorations.

  • Icy Field Crafty Christmas
    Linlithgow
    Sat 13 Dec, Sat 20 Dec 2014

    Come and make some homemade craft items for Christmas.

  • Beecraigs Balvormie Pond Christmas Deer Walks
    Linlithgow
    Sat 13 Dec, Sun 14 Dec, Sat 20 Dec, Sun 21 Dec 2014

    Accompany the Ranger as we feed the deer their magic food and make sure everything is OK for the work ahead.

  • Christmas A Country Christmas
    Broxburn & Uphall
    Sun 14 Dec 2014

    Gathering and making Christmas decorations from nature.

  • FREE Ying Sheng Yang Ying Sheng Yang: Twice a Stranger
    Linlithgow
    until Sun 04 May 2014

    When the people and places of our formative years have changed beyond all recognition, what can we lay claim to?

  • loch view Ranger Events Programme 2014

    until December 2014

    Following on from Year of Natural Scotland 2013 West Lothian Council's Ranger Services have created a fantastic events programme!

  • FREE Howden Park Centre World Book Night
    Livingston
    Wed 23 Apr 2014

    Listen to a reading by our special invited guest, pick up some free books and find out more about your local library at this special event to celebrate World Book Night.

  • FREE Spring Flowers John Muir Festival Celebration
    Linlithgow
    Thu 24 Apr 2014

    Celebrate the life and legacy of pioneering conservationist John Muir and the launch of a new national pathway, ‘The John Muir Way’ named in his honour.

  • I, Elizabeth I, Elizabeth- DYAD Productions
    Livingston
    Thu 24 Apr 2014

    At a vital crossroads in history a young queen steps from the shadows to unburden herself of her many troubles and reveal her innermost thoughts. But time is against her.

  • FREE Derek McGuire- Forest Skills Paw Tracks- Derek McGuire
    Livingston
    Fri 25 Apr - Sun 01 Jun 2014

    Exploring his relationship with objects within a setting, Derek McGuire creates dramatic images of light and dark, the familiar and strange.

  • Chasar @ Dreadnoughtrock CHASAR Live @ Dreadnoughtrock Bathgate

    Fri 25 Apr 2014

    An Iconic Rock Band from the early 80's currently having a renaissance in the last few years. Drop in and catch up with them and some Classic Rock.

  • Transfixed - Comedy Hypnosis with George Wood Transfixed - Comedy Hypnosis with George Wood
    Livingston
    Sat 26 Apr 2014

    Imagine if you could get someone to believe, do or say anything you wanted.

  • Hopetoun House Hopetoun Bluebell and Spring Flowers Walk
    South Queensferry
    Sun 27 Apr 2014

    Join the Ranger on a walk through Hopetoun’s beautiful carpet of bluebells. You will learn all about the natural history of this stunning wild flower.

  • FREE Howden Park Centre at Night Acoustic Open Nights
    Livingston
    Mon 28 Apr, Mon 26 May, Mon 23 Jun, Mon 25 Aug 2014

    A ‘Turn up and play’ event with all styles of music welcome. Come along and join in or sit back, relax and listen.

  • Uncle Varick Uncle Varick- Rapture Theatre and Mull Theatre
    Livingston
    Thu 01 May 2014

  • Northsyde Live at Dreadnoughtrock Bathgate Northsyde Live at Dreadnoughtrock Bathgate
    Bathgate
    Fri 02 May 2014

    Making a special trip up from London for a debut gig at Dreadnoughtrock we welcome Northsyde and what is set to be a fantastic night of Rock and Blues.

  • A Slow Air A Slow Air
    Livingston
    Fri 02 May 2014

    From David Harrower, the Olivier Award-winning writer of Blackbird, Knives in Hens and Ciara, comes an engrossing 75 minutes of theatre that is funny, poignant, slightly dark and a little sad

  • Derek McGuire Expressive Oil Painting Expressive Oil Painting
    Livingston
    Sat 03 May 2014

    Learn how to apply oil paint in different ways to achieve a variety of expressive effects. Suitable for both beginners and experienced alike.

  • Atomic Blondie - Blondie Tribute Live at Dreadnoughtrock Atomic Blondie - One of the Uk's top Blondie Tributes at Dreadnoughtrock Bathgate
    Bathgate
    Sat 03 May 2014

    One of the Best in the Uk return to West Lothian for a night of Classic Blondie at Dreadnoughtrock

  • FREE Rural Connect 6 Farm Open Day
    Broxburn & Uphall
    Sun 04 May 2014

    Come along and experience a real working farm!

  • FREE Summer- BBQs & Pond Geocache
    Linlithgow
    Sun 04 May, Sun 09 Nov, Sun 07 Dec 2014

    Geocaching is a high-tech treasure hunting game played throughout the world with GPS (Global Positioning System) devices.

  • Showaddywaddy Showaddywaddy
    Livingston
    Sun 04 May 2014

    After 40 incredible years, rock ‘n’ roll music is truly alive and kicking in the hands of this amazing band.

  • FREE Beecraigs Stag Bushcraft for Kids- Session 2
    Linlithgow
    Fri 09 May, Fri 16 May 2014

    Sessions 2 of 4 learning skills to help you survive in the outdoors.

  • FREE Fiona Hutchison Fiona Hutchison: Unchartered Waters
    Linlithgow
    Fri 09 May - Sun 03 Aug 2014

    Fiona Hutchinson is a Scottish tapestry and textile artist whose work explores the contrasting power and beauty of the sea.

  • FREE Spring in West Lothian Blackmoss Bog Walk
    Armadale
    Sat 10 May 2014

    Come and join the Ranger as we have a look around this popular Nature Reserve.

  • Boy Scottish Birdfair
    South Queensferry
    Sat 10 May, Sun 11 May 2014

    Interested in wildlife? Love the outdoors? There’s fun for all the family at the Scottish Birdfair!

  • Fiddle Rally - Livingston Fiddlers and Tryst Fiddle Rally - Livingston Fiddlers and Tryst
    Livingston
    Sat 10 May 2014

    Enjoy an evening of traditional Scottish music and song presented by Livingston Fiddlers.

  • Football team 1880s-90s West Lothian History & Heritage Fair
    Linlithgow
    Sat 10 May 2014

    Join a fantastic day of displays, talks and workshops on a variety of Scottish, local and family History & Heritage.

  • FREE Almond Park Woods Den Building
    Broxburn & Uphall
    Sun 11 May, Sun 25 May 2014

    Build your very own outdoor shelter from natural materials in the wild woods of Almondell.

  • Hilly Cow Duathlon The Baw Bag Baw Buster Duathlon
    Kirknewton
    Sun 11 May 2014

    It might be muddy, it will be hilly but it will definitely be a whole lot of fun!

  • Buddy Holly & the Cricketers Buddy Holly & the Cricketers - 21st Birthday Party Tour!
    Livingston
    Wed 14 May 2014

    This breathtaking show has rock ’n’ rolled audiences across the globe and is guaranteed to have everyone singing along to the music and dancing in the aisles.

  • Howden Park Centre Tea Dances
    Livingston
    Fri 16 May, Fri 20 Jun, Fri 18 Jul, Fri 22 Aug, Fri 19 Sep 2014

    Dance to great music at the popular monthly tea dance.

  • May Music - Toccata Ladies Choir May Music - Toccata Ladies Choir
    Livingston
    Fri 16 May - Sat 17 May 2014

    Returning with an exciting new programme that will get your feet tapping, bring a smile to your face and provide an evening of entertainment.

  • Baby Goat Shale Tales and Fossil Fun
    Livingston
    Sat 17 May - Sun 18 May 2014

    An amazing weekend of fun activities at Almond Valley and part of the Festival of Museums weekend that looks to ignite the imagination by showing off the best of Scotland's culture

  • FREE Almond Park River Herbal Walk
    Broxburn & Uphall
    Sat 17 May, Sat 07 Jun 2014

    A search for some of Nature’s most amazing and helpful plants.

  • FREE ©LorneGill/SNH Blawhorn Bog Walk
    Blackridge
    Sat 17 May 2014

    Have a look around West Lothian’s only National Nature Reserve.

  • Bing Blazer in West Lothian Bing Blazer
    Armadale
    Sat 17 May 2014

    Push your bodies, strengthen your minds and sign up for the Bing Blazer. This is a 5km+ course.

  • FREE Spring in West Lothian Easter Inch Moss
    Bathgate
    Sun 18 May 2014

    A Ranger led exploration around this popular Local Nature Reserve.

  • Craig Hill - Tartan About! Credit: Steve Ullathorne ECF Craig Hill- Tartan About!
    Bathgate
    Thu 22 May 2014

    Hot on the heels of last year's hysterically funny, sold out national tour, Craig brings us his new show, Tartan About - live and unleashed!

  • FREE Beecraigs Stag Talk With The Animals
    Linlithgow
    Fri 23 May 2014

    Guided walk around the Animal Attraction.

  • La Tragedie Comique La Tragedie Comique
    Livingston
    Fri 23 May 2014

    A daring adventure on the rollercoaster of Life…! La Tragedie Comique is a beautiful, tender, daring adventure.

  • FREE Almond Park Playpark People In The Park IV
    Livingston
    Sat 24 May 2014

    Celebrate local green-spaces with a selection of stalls, games and nature inspired activities.

  • American Style Wrestling American Style Wrestling
    Livingston
    Sat 24 May 2014

    Body slamming action for all the family, just like you see on TV!

  • FREE River Almond Watery World
    Broxburn & Uphall
    Sun 25 May 2014

    Dive into the murky depths of our wildlife pond to find out what creatures live beneath!

  • Jesus Christ Superstar Jesus Christ Superstar
    Livingston
    Tue 27 May - Sat 31 May 2014

    Originally written as a concept rock-opera album by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, it went on to earn 5 Tony Awards nominations and become one of the greatest & most enduring musicals of its time

  • The Spokesman The Spokesman
    Broxburn & Uphall
    Fri 30 May, Sat 31 May, Sun 01 Jun 2014

    Get on your bike (well, our bike) for a theatre experience with a difference which will celebrate the great outdoors in your local park.

  • Sunset- Southern Boundary Badger Watch
    Linlithgow
    Fri 30 May, Fri 20 Jun, Fri 25 Jul, Fri 22 Aug 2014

    Join the Ranger Service to discover more about these intriguing animals.

  • British Pipe Band Championship Bathgate 2014
    Bathgate
    Sat 31 May 2014

    One day- two great events! Join us for hte West Lothian Highland Games and The British Pipe Band Championships whihc are coming to Bathgate and promise to be a great day out for the family!

  • FREE Calderwood Calderwood
    Mid Calder
    Mon 02 Jun 2014

    Explore this ancient woodland carpeted with scented bluebells and filled with birdsong.

  • FREE Fiona Hutchison Fiona Hutchison: Artist Talk and Gallery Tour
    Linlithgow
    Thu 05 Jun 2014

  • FREE Bush Craft for Kids Bushcraft for Kids
    Linlithgow
    Fri 06 Jun, Fri 13 Jun 2014

    Learn everything you need to know to survive in the outdoors.

  • FREE Livingston Art Association 2 Livingston Art Association 44th Annual Exhibition
    Livingston
    Fri 06 Jun - Sun 27 Jul 2014

    A new exhibition of work created by members of Howden Park Centre’s resident art group Livingston Art Association.

  • The Janice Anne Wilson School of Dancing - Superstars The Janice Anne Wilson School of Dancing - Superstars
    Livingston
    Fri 06 Jun - Sat 07 Jun 2014

    A stage extravaganza that will appeal to all ages showcasing ballet, jazz, tap and street dance.

  • FREE Bathgate Procession Bathgate Procession & John Newland Festival 2014
    Bathgate
    Sat 07 Jun 2014

    Started in 1844, the Bathgate and John Newland Festival is a true celebration of Bathgate’s history!

  • FREE Almond Park River Pond Dipping
    Broxburn & Uphall
    Sun 08 Jun 2014

    Dip the depths of our wildlife pond to discover the underwater world of its bugs and beasties.

  • Fiona Hutchison Water Weaving Workshop
    Linlithgow
    Sun 08 Jun 2014

    Using a card loom you will learn how to weave a small tapestry inspired by your environment in this introductory tapestry weaving workshop.

  • Festival of Brass Festival of Brass
    Livingston
    Sun 08 Jun 2014

    An annual celebration of the best of brass that features six of Scotland’s top brass bands in competition.

  • Too Many Penguins? Too Many Penguins?
    Livingston
    Wed 11 Jun 2014

    How many penguins are too many penguins? Squeeze into this fun theatrical experience, created especially for 1 to 4 year olds.

  • The Way Of The Drum Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers - The Way of the Drum
    Livingston
    Thu 12 Jun 2014

    Experience the thundering, exhilarating rhythms of Taiko drumming in a dynamic and captivating show for all ages.

  • FREE Pond Pond Netting
    Whitburn
    Sat 14 Jun 2014

    Come and help the Rangers explore the mysterious underwater world of our pond.

  • FREE Glasgow 2014- Our Games Our Welcome Queen's Baton Relay Event
    Linlithgow
    Sun 15 Jun 2014

    Join in the celebration in Linlithgow as the Queen’s Baton relay passes through West Lothian, as it heads towards Glasgow for the start of this year’s Commonwealth Games.

  • FREE Linlithgow Marches Linlithgow Marches 2014
    Linlithgow
    Tue 17 Jun 2014

    This historic event has taken place for many hundreds of years originating from a time when it was vital for a community to make sure that its boundaries were intact

  • Sneak Comedy Peek - Eric Lampaert Sneak Comedy Peek
    Livingston
    Thu 19 Jun, Fri 20 Jun, Sat 21 Jun 2014

    2014 Fringe Previews - 3 acts performing each night!

  • Yellow Valley Yellow Valley
    Livingston
    Fri 20 Jun 2014

    A loveable, contemporary, musical-storytelling performance created especially for children.

  • Summer Sunset Little Boghead Bog Walk
    Bathgate
    Sun 22 Jun 2014

    Come and Join the Ranger as we have a look around this little Nature Reserve.

  • Edinburgh Ballet - Treasure Island Edinburgh Ballet - Treasure Island
    Livingston
    Sun 22 Jun 2014

    Edinburgh Ballet students aged two to eighteen showcase their talents in this fun dance performance for the whole family.

  • Sprog Rock Sprog Rock
    Livingston
    Thu 26 Jun 2014

    An informal interactive live music gig for children and adults to enjoy together.

  • Hopetoun Horse Trials 4 The Gillespie Macandrew Hopetoun Horse Trials
    South Queensferry
    Thu 26 Jun - Sun 29 Jun 2014

    Incorporating the hugely successful International Horse Trials, this will also be a centrepiece for the finest shopping, Scottish food and drink, live entertainment and country pursuits.

  • Mine Playground Morag's Summertime Delights
    Livingston
    Sat 28 Jun - Tue 19 Aug 2014

    Every day throughout the holidays there will be morning and afternoon sessions of games, activities, crafts, challenges and trails that all the family can join in and enjoy.

  • Howden Park Centre at Night Youth Dance Showcase
    Livingston
    Sat 28 Jun 2014

    Presenting the diverse and exciting mix of girls and boys youth dance work going on all across West Lothian.

  • FREE Summer Flowers Minibeast Wildlife Safari
    Broxburn & Uphall
    Sun 29 Jun, Sun 27 Jul 2014

    Explore the wilds of this lovely local woodland in search of spiders, snails, beetles and bugs!

  • Carolyn Anderson School of Dance Carolyn Anderson School of Dance
    Livingston
    Sun 29 Jun 2014

    This year’s summer show displays the talents of a range of dancers from 3 to 33 years old.

  • Sunset- Southern Boundary Summer Activity Week
    Linlithgow
    Mon 30 Jun- Fri 04 July; Mon 28 Jul- Fri 01 Aug; Mon 11- Fri 15 Aug

    Want to get out and about this holiday? Bored being stuck indoors? Have you got a passion for nature and all things wild?

  • FREE Bee buzzing in the sun A Wild Day Out
    Livingston
    Sat 05 Jul 2014

    A fun day out celebrating nature and having fun in the great outdoors

  • Spectacular Jousting Spectacular Jousting at the Linlithgow Palace
    Linlithgow
    Sat 05 Jul - Sun 06 Jul 2014

    Hear the thunder of hooves and the crack of lances splintering as our brave knights stage an unforgettable display of horsemanship and skill with sword and lance.

  • Polkemmet Clubgolf Taster
    Whitburn
    Tue 08 Jul - Wed 09 Jul 2014

    A great way to introduce kids to the game of golf, come along, have fun and get a feel for our successful Junior Golf Programme.

  • Hopetoun Deer Hopetoun's Deer Walk
    South Queensferry
    Sat 12 Jul 2014

    Join the Hopetoun Ranger on walk looking for tracks and signs of the various species of Deer at Hopetoun. We will learn about the natural history of the Red, Roe and Fallow Deer.

  • Iconic Live - The Ultimate Show Iconic Live - The Ultimate Show
    Livingston
    Sat 12 Jul 2014

    An award-winning cast of 19 performers present a stunning variety show of music, dance, acrobatics and song that’s perfect for all the family.

  • From The Jam - That’s Entertainment the Acoustic Set 1 From The Jam - That’s Entertainment the Acoustic Set
    Livingston
    Sun 13 Jul 2014

    This intimate show is a rare opportunity to hear those songs in a stripped down way, from one of the original members.

  • Scotch Hop Scotch Hop at Linlithgow Palace
    Linlithgow
    Wednesday evenings in July & August, starting 16th July

    Scotch Hop offers an evening of Scottish dancing for all the family!

  • Kevin McDermott Acoustic Kevin McDermott Acoustic
    Livingston
    Sat 19 Jul 2014

    Ranked by the Daily Record as “one of the finest songwriters and performers of his time”

  • Range Clubgolf Junior Flag Events (National Events)
    Whitburn
    Sat 19 Jul, Sun 07 Sep 2014

    This introductory competition is geared towards boys and girls who are in, or have completed coaching programmes.

  • Range Clubgolf Camps
    Whitburn
    Mon 21 Jul- Thur 24 July; Mon 04 Aug- Thur 07 Aug

    The Camps run each day, finishing the week with a ‘fun day’ to ensure each junior takes away a positive golfing experience and a great feeling about our club.

  • Simply Soweto Encha 2 Simply Soweto Encha
    Livingston
    Sat 26 Jul 2014

    A five-piece a cappella group that sing gospel, soul, jazz, doo-wop, and R‘n’B, both in African and popular styles.

  • FREE Group Twelve: A Score and More 1 Group Twelve: A Score and More
    Livingston
    Fri 01 Aug - Sun 28 Sep 2014

    Discover the beauty of textiles by examining its details. From the intensity of colour and abundance of stitch to minimalistic touches, you’re in for a visual treat.

  • Singing Kettle Fantastic Funfair The Singing Kettle Fantastic Funfair
    Livingston
    Fri 01 Aug - Sun 03 Aug 2014

    There are thrills, spills, funfair games and even the world’s first doggie ventriloquist! Remember to dress in bright colours from head to toe for the funfair!

  • The Two Man Gentleman Band The Two Man Gentlemen Band - Legendary Barnstormers from the USA
    Livingston
    Sat 02 Aug 2014

    Irreverent songwriters, expert instrumentalists and consummate showmen, The Two Man Gentlemen Band are a must-see live act.

  • Hopetoun House Hopetoun Wildlife Week
    South Queensferry
    Mon 04 Aug - Fri 08 Aug 2014

    A week of fun children's activities in the grounds of Hopetoun led by the Rangers.

  • Sunset- Southern Boundary Overnight Survival Skills
    Linlithgow
    Fri 08 Aug - Sat 09 Aug 2014

    Ever thought you could survive in the wilderness?

  • River Almond Creatures Of The Night
    Whitburn
    Wed 13 Aug, Fri 29 Aug, Fri 05 Sep, Fri 12 Sep 2014

    Join us for an evening stroll, where we hope to see nocturnal creatures like bats, badgers, foxes and hooting owls!

  • Hopetoun House at Sunset Night Hunters!
    South Queensferry
    Fri 15 Aug 2014

    Join us as we explore the grounds at Hopetoun to see which creatures go bump in the night!

  • FREE Canal Fun Day Canal Fun Day
    Linlithgow
    Sun 17 Aug 2014

    A fun filled family-friendly day out with a number of activities and attractions to keep everyone amused.

  • The West Of Scotland Schools Concert Band Performance The West of Scotland Schools Concert Band Performance
    Livingston
    Sun 24 Aug 2014

    A rare chance to hear the power of a full concert band, performing film music from West Side Story and Braveheart.

  • An Evening of Mediumship with TV Psychic Tony Stockwell An Evening of Mediumship with TV Psychic Tony Stockwell
    Livingston
    Wed 27 Aug 2014

    The popular star of TV’s Street Psychic, Psychic Private Eyes and Psychic Academy.

  • West Lothian Write West Lothian Write
    Livingston
    Fri 29 Aug 2014

    Enjoy an evening of poetry, reading and storytelling in the company of West Lothian writers. This is an opportunity to present a short piece of writing in a friendly and supportive environment.

  • The Janet Seidel Trio The Janet Seidel Trio
    Livingston
    Sat 30 Aug 2014

    The repertoire will be drawn from jazz standards and the trio’s new album, featuring songs from the era of world travel.

  • Linlithgow Palace and Loch Renaissance Revelry at Linlithgow Palace
    Linlithgow
    Sun 31 Aug 2014

    Linlithgow Palace comes alive for the day through music, dance and drama.

  • Almond Park Woods Bat Walk
    Broxburn & Uphall
    Sun 31 Aug 2014

    An after dark walk looking and listening for bats and other creatures of the night!

  • FREE Linlithgow Classic Car Day Linlithgow Classic Car Day 2014
    Linlithgow
    Sun 31 Aug 2014

    Don’t miss this fun day out for classic car enthusiasts; from pre-war vintage to modern day super cars and motorbikes…

  • Bathgate Music Festival Bathgate Music Festival
    Bathgate
    Thu 04 Sep - Sun 07 Sep 2014

    Bathgate Music Festival is a week-long music festival celebrating all styles of music across various different venues.

  • FREE Party in the Park 2014 Party in the Park 2014
    Bathgate
    Sun 07 Sep 2014

    The Family Fun and Live Music Day at Kirkton Park Bathgate in Association with Friends of Kirkton Park and West Lothian Council

  • FREE Pedal for Scotland 2013 freshnlo Pedal for Scotland- Free Family Fun Day
    Linlithgow
    Sun 07 Sep 2014

    Linger Longer in Linlithgow as part of Pedal for Scotland!

  • © Martine Stead: Norah Devine Stage Linlithgow Folk Festival
    Linlithgow
    Thu 11 Sep - Sun 14 Sep 2014

    The programme for the 2013 Linlithgow Folk Festival has just been announced and the organisers are promising that this year's event will be the biggest and best yet!

  • FREE Linlithgow Canal Basin- Linlithgow Folk Festival West Lothian Doors Open Days

    Sat 13 Sep - Sun 14 Sep 2014

    Have a look inside the county's buildings!

  • FREE Beecraigs Country Park- Water Food For Free
    Linlithgow
    Sun 14 Sep, Sun 28 Sep 2014

    Come take a walk through Beecraigs and find out where tasty wild foods can be found.

  • FREE People Walking West Lothian Walking Week 2014

    Mon 15 Sep - Sun 21 Sep 2014

    Be active, feel better and enjoy the outdoors!

  • FREE Walking in Polkemmet Country Park Fire Building
    Whitburn
    Sat 27 Sep 2014

    Under the watchful guidance of our experienced Rangers, help us collect wood and seating for an outdoor fire.

  • FREE Linlithgow Crafts Association Livingston Crafts Association Autumn Fair
    Linlithgow
    Sat 27 Sep 2014

    The Livingston Crafts Association are holding their Autum Crafts Fair in the Masonic Hall Linlithgow on Saturday 27th September

  • Aerial Grounds and Nature Walk
    South Queensferry
    Sun 28 Sep 2014

    On the last day of the open season join the Hopetoun Ranger on a nature walk around the beautiful Hopetoun Grounds.

  • FREE Autumn Autumn Collecting
    Broxburn & Uphall
    Sun 05 Oct 2014

    A little walk for little ones, finding and gathering wee bits of nature in collecting bags for home.

  • Halloween Pumpkins Spooky Happenings
    Livingston
    Sat 11 Oct - Sun 02 Nov 2014

    Are you brave enough to follow a trail of terror around scariest corners of the site, encounter many strange and spooky sights, collect clues, and then solve the mystery?

  • Back of House View Hopetoun's Fungi Walk
    South Queensferry
    Sat 18 Oct 2014

    Join the rangers to learn about mushrooms, toadstools and the other various fungi present in the grounds of Hopetoun House.

  • FREE Halloween Broom Making
    Whitburn
    Sat 18 Oct, Sun 26 Oct 2014

    Calling all witches and wizards. Broomstick workshop for high fliers.

  • Halloween Pumpkins Halloween Lantern Making
    Broxburn & Uphall
    Sun 19 Oct, Wed 22 Oct 2014

    Let’s get crafty and make paper lanterns. Take it home and use it at Halloween!

  • Pond October Activity Days
    Whitburn
    Mon 20 Oct - Wed 22 Oct 2014

    Here’s your chance to explore nature again for two whole days!

  • Hopetoun Deer Hopetoun’s Autumn Walk
    South Queensferry
    Wed 22 Oct 2014

    This is an excellent chance to enjoy the grounds in their full autumn splendour.

  • Halloween Mini Monsters & Silly Screams
    Livingston
    Wed 29 Oct 2014

    Screams and smiles for the under eights and their families

  • Halloween Halloween Night Horrors
    Livingston
    Fri 31 Oct 2014

    All hell breaks loose as Almond Valley re-opens after dark. A festival of gore and unpleasant surprises...

  • Autumn Spooky Halloween Walk
    Linlithgow
    Fri 31 Oct 2014

    Join the Rangers on an evening walk looking for ghosts and ghouls.

  • Hopetoun Bonfire & Fireworks Night Hopetoun Bonfire & Fireworks Night 2014
    South Queensferry
    Sat 01 Nov 2014

    Building on Hopetoun's reputation for putting on one of the best fireworks displays around, 2014's celebrations are set to be as spectacular as ever after another sell out year in 2013!

  • FREE Linlithgow Crafts Association Livingston Crafts Association- 37th Annual Fair
    Livingston
    Sat 08 Nov 2014

    The Livingston Crafts Association are holding their 37th Annual Crafts Fair in the St Margarets Academy, Livingston on Saturday 8th November

  • Almond Park covered in Snow Feed The Birds
    Broxburn & Uphall
    Sun 16 Nov 2014

    Look after our feathered friends through the coming winter by making feeders from natural and recycled materials.

  • Hopetoun Christmas Shopping Fair- Bottles Hopetoun’s Christmas Shopping Fair 2014
    South Queensferry
    Fri 28 Nov - Sun 30 Nov 2014

    Be sure to come along and shop to your hearts content at Hopetoun’s annual Christmas Shopping Fair.

  • Christmas Santa's Farmyard Cottage
    Livingston
    Weekend from 29 Nov- 21 Dec, plus Mon- Wed 22- 24 Dec

    Santa visits Almond Valley once again, settling into his farmyard cottage set within a chilly midwinter forest. Meet the animals as they get ready for a merry Christmas!

  • FREE Santa in Linlithgow Linlithgow Advent Fayre
    Linlithgow
    Sat 29 Nov 2014

    This annual event offers music, a craft fair, farmers market and the grand torchlight procession culminating in the Christmas light switch on at 6pm!

  • Floodlighting Hopetoun Junior Rangers - Crafty Christmas
    South Queensferry
    Sat 06 Dec 2014

    Join a brand new group for 12 - 18 year olds led by the Hopetoun Ranger Service within the stunning grounds of Hopetoun House.

  • FREE Christmas Carving Livingston Crafts Association Christmas Fair
    Linlithgow
    Sat 06 Dec 2014

    The Livingston Crafts Association are holding their Christmas Crafts Fair in the Masonic Hall Linlithgow on Saturday 6th December

  • FREE Christmas in Bathgate- Santa Christmas in Bathgate
    Bathgate
    Sat 06 Dec 2014

    Join the Christmas Celebration in Bathgate!

  • Red Drawing Room Christmas Crafts Family Workshop
    South Queensferry
    Sat 13 Dec 2014

    Get into the Christmas spirit and go Christmas crackers at Hopetoun! Come along for a day of family fun, making various Christmas decorations.

  • Icy Field Crafty Christmas
    Linlithgow
    Sat 13 Dec, Sat 20 Dec 2014

    Come and make some homemade craft items for Christmas.

  • Beecraigs Balvormie Pond Christmas Deer Walks
    Linlithgow
    Sat 13 Dec, Sun 14 Dec, Sat 20 Dec, Sun 21 Dec 2014

    Accompany the Ranger as we feed the deer their magic food and make sure everything is OK for the work ahead.

  • Christmas A Country Christmas
    Broxburn & Uphall
    Sun 14 Dec 2014

    Gathering and making Christmas decorations from nature.

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Welcome to West Lothian

Find out more about the happiest place in Scotland!

West Lothian is the happiest place in Scotland for a good reason. With our rich heritage, friendly towns, great shopping and wide open spaces, West Lothian people have plenty to smile about.

Your Complete guide to travel, accommodation, places to visit, activites and events. From short breaks to romantic weekends, activity weeks, family holidays and relaxing get-aways.

Great Reasons to Visit

There are loads of great reasons to visit West Lothian - here's some of them!

  • Snowdrop Walk at Hopetoun House
  • International Horse Trials Preview
  • New Hopetoun Gardens
  • The Linlithgow Canal Centre
  • Hopetoun House Fireworks
  • Kingsfield Events
  • Linlithgow Burgh Halls
  • Visit West Lothian Coach Toursim 13/14
  • The Snow in West Lothian
  • A Walk in Almondell, West Lothian
  • Welcome to West Lothian
  • Anna at Linlithgow Palace
  • Knockhill, Bathgate
  • The Cupcake Cafe Bar

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What's happening right now in West Lothian

  • VisiScotland Expo 2014
    08 April 2014 West Lothian shines at Tourism Exhibitions

    Visit West Lothian continues to showcase West Lothian as a central destination for tourism as it attends trade shows; Best of Britain and Ireland and VisitScotland Expo.

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    02 April 2014 New Weird Fish Store Opening in Livingston

    A new Weird Fish Branch is opening in the Livingston Designer Outlet- offering easy to wear, relaxed fashion for men and women with a sense of adventure, fun and individuality.

  • VisiScotland Expo 2014
    08 April 2014 West Lothian shines at Tourism Exhibitions

    Visit West Lothian continues to showcase West Lothian as a central destination for tourism as it attends trade shows; Best of Britain and Ireland and VisitScotland Expo.

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