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  • 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 Louise Hopkins Louise Hopkins
    Linlithgow
    Fri 15 Aug - Sun 02 Nov 2014

    An exhibition focusing on the work of Glasgow-based artist Louise Hopkins.

  • no image 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?

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

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

  • Showcase The Regal Showcase
    Bathgate
    Fri 24 Oct 2014

    A showcase of talent in West Lothian!

  • Wrestling October SSW Wrestling
    Bathgate
    Sat 25 Oct 2014

    The Road to Wrestlewars is on...

  • 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.

  • Halloween 2014 at Dreadnoughtrock HALLOWEEN 2014 @ Dreadnoughtrock Bathgate

    Fri 31 Oct 2014

    One of the Best Halloween Parties around is back for 2014. Tickets available in advance to let you guarantee entry. Full details on the website.

  • Linlithgow in Autumn Linlithgow Book Festival
    Linlithgow
    November 2015

    This fantastic event is perfect for all the book lovers out there. Activities include poetry workshops, book readings & open-mike sessions.

  • Dead De-FRIGHT-ful Terrors Dead De-FRIGHT-ful Terrors
    Bathgate
    Sat 01 Nov 2014

    The Vikki Rees School of Performance.

  • Hopetoun Bonfire & Fireworks Night Hopetoun Bonfire & Fireworks Night
    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!

  • A Vision of Elvis A Vision of Elvis
    Bathgate
    Sun 02 Nov 2014

    Fresh from a smash hit European tour, A Vision Of Elvis returns to the UK to bring Elvis fans old and new a night not to be missed.

  • 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

  • Mad 4 Musicals Mad 4 Musicals
    Bathgate
    Sat 08 Nov 2014

    Mad4Musicals is the sensational tribute show bursting with memorable songs from the best loved and most successful musicals in the world!

  • FREE Walking in Polkemmet Country Park Geocache
    Whitburn
    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.

  • Mugen Taiko Drummers Mugen Taiko Drummers
    Bathgate
    Fri 14 Nov 2014

    Exploring the limitless possibilities of the taiko drum.

  • Wrestling November SSW Wrestling
    Bathgate
    Sat 15 Nov 2014

    Come along and experience an action packed night out all the family can enjoy!

  • 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!

  • Santa at the Linlithgow Canal Centre Santa is on his way to the Linlithgow Canal Centre
    Linlithgow
    Sat 13 Dec, Sat 20 Dec 2014

    Santa is on his way and will be in his grotto at the Linlithgow Union Canal Centre on the weekend of the 14th and 21st December

  • 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.

  • Robinson Crusoe Robinson Crusoe
    Bathgate
    Sat 13 Dec - Sun 28 Dec 2014

    Welcome aboard as Defoe’s classic book takes to the stage in this priceless performance, packed with music and laughter!

  • FREE Christmas Broxburn and Uphall Christmas Party
    Broxburn & Uphall
    Sat 13 Dec 2014

    Music and family entertainment in Broxburn and Uphall throughout the day!

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

    Gathering and making Christmas decorations from nature.

  • Boy Scottish Birdfair

    May 2015

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

  • British Pipe Band Championship British Piping Championships & West Lothian Highland Games 2015
    Bathgate
    Sat 30 May 2015

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

  • FREE Bathgate Procession Bathgate Procession & John Newland Festival 2015
    Bathgate
    Sat 06 Jun 2015

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

  • FREE Linlithgow Marches Linlithgow Marches
    Linlithgow
    Tue 16 Jun 2015

    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

  • Hopetoun Horse Trials 4 The Gillespie Macandrew Hopetoun Horse Trials 2015
    South Queensferry
    Thu 25 Jun - Sun 28 Jun 2015

    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.

  • 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 Louise Hopkins Louise Hopkins
    Linlithgow
    Fri 15 Aug - Sun 02 Nov 2014

    An exhibition focusing on the work of Glasgow-based artist Louise Hopkins.

  • no image 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?

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

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

  • Showcase The Regal Showcase
    Bathgate
    Fri 24 Oct 2014

    A showcase of talent in West Lothian!

  • Wrestling October SSW Wrestling
    Bathgate
    Sat 25 Oct 2014

    The Road to Wrestlewars is on...

  • 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.

  • Halloween 2014 at Dreadnoughtrock HALLOWEEN 2014 @ Dreadnoughtrock Bathgate

    Fri 31 Oct 2014

    One of the Best Halloween Parties around is back for 2014. Tickets available in advance to let you guarantee entry. Full details on the website.

  • Linlithgow in Autumn Linlithgow Book Festival
    Linlithgow
    November 2015

    This fantastic event is perfect for all the book lovers out there. Activities include poetry workshops, book readings & open-mike sessions.

  • Dead De-FRIGHT-ful Terrors Dead De-FRIGHT-ful Terrors
    Bathgate
    Sat 01 Nov 2014

    The Vikki Rees School of Performance.

  • Hopetoun Bonfire & Fireworks Night Hopetoun Bonfire & Fireworks Night
    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!

  • A Vision of Elvis A Vision of Elvis
    Bathgate
    Sun 02 Nov 2014

    Fresh from a smash hit European tour, A Vision Of Elvis returns to the UK to bring Elvis fans old and new a night not to be missed.

  • 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

  • Mad 4 Musicals Mad 4 Musicals
    Bathgate
    Sat 08 Nov 2014

    Mad4Musicals is the sensational tribute show bursting with memorable songs from the best loved and most successful musicals in the world!

  • FREE Walking in Polkemmet Country Park Geocache
    Whitburn
    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.

  • Mugen Taiko Drummers Mugen Taiko Drummers
    Bathgate
    Fri 14 Nov 2014

    Exploring the limitless possibilities of the taiko drum.

  • Wrestling November SSW Wrestling
    Bathgate
    Sat 15 Nov 2014

    Come along and experience an action packed night out all the family can enjoy!

  • 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!

  • Santa at the Linlithgow Canal Centre Santa is on his way to the Linlithgow Canal Centre
    Linlithgow
    Sat 13 Dec, Sat 20 Dec 2014

    Santa is on his way and will be in his grotto at the Linlithgow Union Canal Centre on the weekend of the 14th and 21st December

  • 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.

  • Robinson Crusoe Robinson Crusoe
    Bathgate
    Sat 13 Dec - Sun 28 Dec 2014

    Welcome aboard as Defoe’s classic book takes to the stage in this priceless performance, packed with music and laughter!

  • FREE Christmas Broxburn and Uphall Christmas Party
    Broxburn & Uphall
    Sat 13 Dec 2014

    Music and family entertainment in Broxburn and Uphall throughout the day!

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

    Gathering and making Christmas decorations from nature.

  • Boy Scottish Birdfair

    May 2015

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

  • British Pipe Band Championship British Piping Championships & West Lothian Highland Games 2015
    Bathgate
    Sat 30 May 2015

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

  • FREE Bathgate Procession Bathgate Procession & John Newland Festival 2015
    Bathgate
    Sat 06 Jun 2015

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

  • FREE Linlithgow Marches Linlithgow Marches
    Linlithgow
    Tue 16 Jun 2015

    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

  • Hopetoun Horse Trials 4 The Gillespie Macandrew Hopetoun Horse Trials 2015
    South Queensferry
    Thu 25 Jun - Sun 28 Jun 2015

    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.

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Great Reasons to Visit

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  • The Linlithgow Canal Centre
  • Snowdrop Walk at Hopetoun House
  • International Horse Trials Preview
  • New Hopetoun Gardens
  • 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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    West Lothian Danceworld's street dance crew PulsationZ have enjoyed phenomenal exposure at the recent Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow.

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