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  • Cuddies Almond Valley Underground Cuddies
    Livingston
    Sat 01 Jul - Sun 31 Dec 2017

    An exhibition exploring the history of the pit pony. Featuring children's workshops and activities.

  • FREE June Carey June Carey: Dusk Delivers Dreams Forever
    Linlithgow
    Fri 21 Jul - Sun 01 Oct 2017

    Scottish artist June Carey is known for her bold figurative etchings. Highly regarded, she has been invited to exhibit in more than fifty prestigious group exhibitions throughout the UK and abroad.

  • FREE You've Always Been The Observer You've Always Been the Observer
    Linlithgow
    Thu 21 Sep - Sun 08 Oct 2017

    A selection of unnerving and ambient video/installation works and paintings from a selection of five artists spread across who have studied at art schools in Glasgow, Dundee and Aberdeen.

  • Aly & Phil Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham
    Livingston
    Thu 21 Sep 2017

    What more can you say about these two stellar musicians, now embarking on their 31st year of working together

  • Kim Edgar Kim Edgar
    Torphichen
    Sun 24 Sep 2017

    Scottish born and based singer-songwriter Kim Edgar is described as “an already refined new Scottish talent”.

  • Billy Joel The Billy Joel Songbook performed by Elio Pace and his band
    Livingston
    Sun 24 Sep 2017

    Elio Pace delivers a sensational tour celebrating the phenomenal music of Billy Joel.

  • Grounds Walk 2017 Rotary Charity Classic/ Vintage Car Show
    South Queensferry
    Sun 24 Sep 2017

    Rotary and Hopetoun House are pleased to announce the regeneration of the popular Car Show returning to the Historic and imposing Hopetoun House.

  • Gooey Events Limited Gooey Events
    Livingston
    Sun 24 Sep - Mon 30 Oct 2017

    Upcoming events for all to enjoy with the wonderful Gooey Events Limited Chocolate Workshop.

  • The Singing Children The Singing Children of Africa: Angels
    Livingston
    Wed 27 Sep 2017

    Come along and support this charity performance by The Singing Children of Africa, who are returning to the UK for a special tour.

  • FREE Talkin aboot ma past Talkin' Aboot Ma Past
    Livingston
    Fri 06 Oct 2017

    A 'Young Roots' heritage project exploring the legacy and migration of people into West Lothian by recording and investigating the stories, accents and dialects of the people that live there.

  • Spooky Happenings Spooky Happenings
    Livingston
    Sat 07 Oct - Tue 31 Oct 2017

    As the nights get darker, mysterious creatures emerge from the dark corners of the old farm. Grab your trail sheet and look out for the clues on your spooky quest.

  • Passacaglia Baroque Ensemble Passacaglia Baroque Ensemble
    Linlithgow
    Sat 07 Oct 2017

    Travels with Telemann, celebrating the composer’s 250th anniversary.

  • Reckless Intent Reckless Intent Wrestling

    Sat 07 Oct 2017

    A great night out for all the family.

  • Wine Class of Wine Tasting
    Linlithgow
    Wed 11 Oct 2017

    Join Class of Wine for a tasting of 8 New Zealand wines on Oct 11th.

  • Sister Swing Sisters of Swing - The Swingcats
    Livingston
    Thu 12 Oct 2017

    The Swingcats new show, Sisters of Swing, is a tribute to The Andrews Sisters and the great female vocalists from the jazz and swing era, including Ella Fitzgerald, Peggy Lee and Nina Simone.

  • Linlithgow Palace and Peel A Fountain of Wine
    Linlithgow
    Sat 14 Oct - Sun 15 Oct 2017

    An event connecting the Palace & The Bonnie Prince.

  • Fabulous Fungi Fabulous Fungi
    South Queensferry
    Sun 15 Oct 2017

    Have fun on the grounds at the beautiful Hopetoun House hunting for some Fabulous Fungi.

  • Patsy Cline and Friends Patsy Cline and Friends
    Livingston
    Sun 15 Oct 2017

    The velvet country voice of Patsy Cline captured the imagination of Sue Lowry, who has been a lifelong fan of country music and the legendary singer.

  • Buddy Holly Buddy Holly & The Cricketers
    Livingston
    Thu 19 Oct 2017

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

  • There was a solider There Was a Soldier...
    Livingston
    Fri 20 Oct 2017

    A unique tribute to Bangour War Hospital, the people of West Lothian and beyond, during World War One.

  • The Sunshine Ghost The Sunshine Ghost
    Livingston
    Sat 21 Oct 2017

    A new musical from Richard Ferguson and Andy Cannon (formerly of Wee Stories and one of Scotland's finest storytellers), directed by Ken Alexander.

  • Networking Event Tourism Networking Event
    Livingston
    Wed 25 Oct - Mon 25 Sep 2017

    A networking event for all businesses within the local tourism industry.

  • Strictly Come Dancing An Evening with Kristina Rihanoff and Tristan MacManus
    Livingston
    Wed 25 Oct 2017

    'Strictly Come Dancing' stars, Kristina Rihanoff and Tristan MacManus, present an evening of breath-taking dance routines - for one night only!

  • Linlithgow Palace and Loch The Linlithgow ExFEARience
    Linlithgow
    Fri 27 Oct - Sun 29 Oct 2017

    As night falls, come to the palace as we get ready for Halloween

  • Joachim Joachim String Trio
    Torphichen
    Sat 28 Oct 2017

    Music by Mozart, Schubert and Sibelius.

  • FREE Jan Lee Narrative, Consensus and Conflict - Jan Lee Johnson
    Livingston
    Thu 02 Nov - Sun 15 Apr 2018

    Jan Lee Johnson's paintings and iPad drawings combine imagery from news, culture and her own memories, to express a rich narrative within her work.

  • Hopetoun Bonfire & Fireworks Night Hopetoun Bonfire & Fireworks Night 2017
    South Queensferry
    4 November

    Building on Hopetoun's reputation for putting on one of the best fireworks displays around, 2017's event is set to follow suit as a great evening.

  • Firewalk West Lothian Women’s Aid Firewalk
    Bathgate
    Sat 04 Nov 2017

    This walk is inspired by one of our volunteers to show true resilience and empowerment in life.

  • Daniel Sloss Daniel Sloss - NOW
    Livingston
    Thu 16 Nov 2017

    NOW is the stunning new show from Scotland's internationally acclaimed and award-winning stand-up.

  • Concert by RCS Voices Concert by RCS Voices
    Linlithgow
    Sat 18 Nov 2017

    9 talented singers from Scotland’s Conservatoire sing Madrigals, and music from Monteverdi and Mendelssohn to Lennon McCartney in the excellent acoustic of St. Michael’s Parish Church

  • FREE Artist and Gallery Tour Talk Artist Gallery Talk and Tour - Jan Lee Johnson
    Livingston
    Sat 25 Nov 2017

    Exhibiting artist Jan Lee Johnson will lead a gallery talk about her exhibition.

  • FREE Linlithgow Victorian Advent Fayre Linlithgow Victorian Advent Fayre 2017
    Linlithgow
    Sat 25 Nov 2017

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

  • Hopetoun Christmas Shopping Fair- Bottles Hopetoun’s Christmas Shopping Fair 2017
    South Queensferry
    1 - 3 December 2017

    Be sure to come along and shop to your hearts content at Hopetoun’s annual Christmas Shopping Fair on the 1 - 3 of December.

  • Santa Santa’s Farmyard Cottage
    Livingston
    Weekends, 2nd & 3rd, 9th & 10th, 16th & 17th December, then daily between 21st to 24th December.

    Once again, it's the time of the year when dear old Santa Claus visits Almond Valley and settles into his comfortable farmyard cottage within a chilly midwinter forest.

  • Jess Gillam - Concert for Saxophone and piano Jess Gillam - Concert for Saxophone and piano
    Linlithgow
    Sat 09 Dec 2017

    18-year old Jess Gillam, finalist in the BBC Young Musician competition 2016, plays Saxophone with Jonathan Fisher, Piano.

  • Wreath Making Wreath Making

    Sun 10 Dec 2017

    Get hands on at Hopetoun and create your own beautiful wreath completely from scratch.

  • FREE Linlithgow Palace over Loch Winter Warmer Walk – Linlithgow
    Linlithgow
    Sun 17 Dec 2017

    Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Linlithgow Loch and Peel.

  • Swingin Christmas A Swinging Christmas Evening
    Livingston
    Sun 17 Dec 2017

    Enjoy the perfect start to the festive period with A Swinging Christmas Evening.

  • Concert by the Piatti String Quartet Concert by the Piatti String Quartet
    Linlithgow
    Sat 13 Jan 2018

    Music by Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Debussy

  • Steven Osborne - Piano Steven Osborne - Piano
    Linlithgow
    Sat 03 Feb 2018

    Steven Osborne plays Brahms and Beethoven in Linlithgow

  • FREE Linlithgow Loch with Palace in the distance Wetland Wildlife Wander
    Linlithgow
    Sat 10 Feb 2018

    Take a beautiful walk in Linlithgow Peel whilst on the look out for wildlife.

  • Chamber Philharmonic  Europe Chamber Philharmonic Europe
    Linlithgow
    Sat 10 Mar 2018

    9 talented professional performers from across Europe play classical favourites in St. Michael’s Parish Church, Linlithgow.

  • Escocia Duo – Violin and Guitar Escocia Duo – Violin and Guitar
    Linlithgow
    Sat 14 Apr 2018

    Music from Romania, Italy, Scotland and Argentina

  • British Pipe Band Championship West Lothian Highland Games 2018
    Bathgate
    Saturday 26 May 2018

    Join us for the West Lothian Highland Games which promises to be a great day out for the family!

  • FREE Bathgate Procession Bathgate Procession & John Newland Festival 2018
    Bathgate
    Saturday 2nd June 2018

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

  • Linlithgow Marches Linlithgow Marches 19 June 2018
    Linlithgow
    Tuesday 19th of June 2018

    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

  • Spectacular Jousting Spectacular Jousting at Linlithgow Palace 2018
    Linlithgow
    July 2018

    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.

  • Party At The Palace Party at The Palace 2018
    Linlithgow
    Sat 11 Aug, Sun 12 Aug 2018

    Head to Linlithgow on the 11th and 12th of August 2018 and enjoy Scotland's most spectacular two-day music event overlooking the magnificent Linlithgow Palace!

  • FREE Canal Fun Day Canal Fun Day August 2018
    Linlithgow
    August 2018

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

  • Cuddies Almond Valley Underground Cuddies
    Livingston
    Sat 01 Jul - Sun 31 Dec 2017

    An exhibition exploring the history of the pit pony. Featuring children's workshops and activities.

  • FREE June Carey June Carey: Dusk Delivers Dreams Forever
    Linlithgow
    Fri 21 Jul - Sun 01 Oct 2017

    Scottish artist June Carey is known for her bold figurative etchings. Highly regarded, she has been invited to exhibit in more than fifty prestigious group exhibitions throughout the UK and abroad.

  • FREE You've Always Been The Observer You've Always Been the Observer
    Linlithgow
    Thu 21 Sep - Sun 08 Oct 2017

    A selection of unnerving and ambient video/installation works and paintings from a selection of five artists spread across who have studied at art schools in Glasgow, Dundee and Aberdeen.

  • Aly & Phil Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham
    Livingston
    Thu 21 Sep 2017

    What more can you say about these two stellar musicians, now embarking on their 31st year of working together

  • Kim Edgar Kim Edgar
    Torphichen
    Sun 24 Sep 2017

    Scottish born and based singer-songwriter Kim Edgar is described as “an already refined new Scottish talent”.

  • Billy Joel The Billy Joel Songbook performed by Elio Pace and his band
    Livingston
    Sun 24 Sep 2017

    Elio Pace delivers a sensational tour celebrating the phenomenal music of Billy Joel.

  • Grounds Walk 2017 Rotary Charity Classic/ Vintage Car Show
    South Queensferry
    Sun 24 Sep 2017

    Rotary and Hopetoun House are pleased to announce the regeneration of the popular Car Show returning to the Historic and imposing Hopetoun House.

  • Gooey Events Limited Gooey Events
    Livingston
    Sun 24 Sep - Mon 30 Oct 2017

    Upcoming events for all to enjoy with the wonderful Gooey Events Limited Chocolate Workshop.

  • The Singing Children The Singing Children of Africa: Angels
    Livingston
    Wed 27 Sep 2017

    Come along and support this charity performance by The Singing Children of Africa, who are returning to the UK for a special tour.

  • FREE Talkin aboot ma past Talkin' Aboot Ma Past
    Livingston
    Fri 06 Oct 2017

    A 'Young Roots' heritage project exploring the legacy and migration of people into West Lothian by recording and investigating the stories, accents and dialects of the people that live there.

  • Spooky Happenings Spooky Happenings
    Livingston
    Sat 07 Oct - Tue 31 Oct 2017

    As the nights get darker, mysterious creatures emerge from the dark corners of the old farm. Grab your trail sheet and look out for the clues on your spooky quest.

  • Passacaglia Baroque Ensemble Passacaglia Baroque Ensemble
    Linlithgow
    Sat 07 Oct 2017

    Travels with Telemann, celebrating the composer’s 250th anniversary.

  • Reckless Intent Reckless Intent Wrestling

    Sat 07 Oct 2017

    A great night out for all the family.

  • Wine Class of Wine Tasting
    Linlithgow
    Wed 11 Oct 2017

    Join Class of Wine for a tasting of 8 New Zealand wines on Oct 11th.

  • Sister Swing Sisters of Swing - The Swingcats
    Livingston
    Thu 12 Oct 2017

    The Swingcats new show, Sisters of Swing, is a tribute to The Andrews Sisters and the great female vocalists from the jazz and swing era, including Ella Fitzgerald, Peggy Lee and Nina Simone.

  • Linlithgow Palace and Peel A Fountain of Wine
    Linlithgow
    Sat 14 Oct - Sun 15 Oct 2017

    An event connecting the Palace & The Bonnie Prince.

  • Fabulous Fungi Fabulous Fungi
    South Queensferry
    Sun 15 Oct 2017

    Have fun on the grounds at the beautiful Hopetoun House hunting for some Fabulous Fungi.

  • Patsy Cline and Friends Patsy Cline and Friends
    Livingston
    Sun 15 Oct 2017

    The velvet country voice of Patsy Cline captured the imagination of Sue Lowry, who has been a lifelong fan of country music and the legendary singer.

  • Buddy Holly Buddy Holly & The Cricketers
    Livingston
    Thu 19 Oct 2017

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

  • There was a solider There Was a Soldier...
    Livingston
    Fri 20 Oct 2017

    A unique tribute to Bangour War Hospital, the people of West Lothian and beyond, during World War One.

  • The Sunshine Ghost The Sunshine Ghost
    Livingston
    Sat 21 Oct 2017

    A new musical from Richard Ferguson and Andy Cannon (formerly of Wee Stories and one of Scotland's finest storytellers), directed by Ken Alexander.

  • Networking Event Tourism Networking Event
    Livingston
    Wed 25 Oct - Mon 25 Sep 2017

    A networking event for all businesses within the local tourism industry.

  • Strictly Come Dancing An Evening with Kristina Rihanoff and Tristan MacManus
    Livingston
    Wed 25 Oct 2017

    'Strictly Come Dancing' stars, Kristina Rihanoff and Tristan MacManus, present an evening of breath-taking dance routines - for one night only!

  • Linlithgow Palace and Loch The Linlithgow ExFEARience
    Linlithgow
    Fri 27 Oct - Sun 29 Oct 2017

    As night falls, come to the palace as we get ready for Halloween

  • Joachim Joachim String Trio
    Torphichen
    Sat 28 Oct 2017

    Music by Mozart, Schubert and Sibelius.

  • FREE Jan Lee Narrative, Consensus and Conflict - Jan Lee Johnson
    Livingston
    Thu 02 Nov - Sun 15 Apr 2018

    Jan Lee Johnson's paintings and iPad drawings combine imagery from news, culture and her own memories, to express a rich narrative within her work.

  • Hopetoun Bonfire & Fireworks Night Hopetoun Bonfire & Fireworks Night 2017
    South Queensferry
    4 November

    Building on Hopetoun's reputation for putting on one of the best fireworks displays around, 2017's event is set to follow suit as a great evening.

  • Firewalk West Lothian Women’s Aid Firewalk
    Bathgate
    Sat 04 Nov 2017

    This walk is inspired by one of our volunteers to show true resilience and empowerment in life.

  • Daniel Sloss Daniel Sloss - NOW
    Livingston
    Thu 16 Nov 2017

    NOW is the stunning new show from Scotland's internationally acclaimed and award-winning stand-up.

  • Concert by RCS Voices Concert by RCS Voices
    Linlithgow
    Sat 18 Nov 2017

    9 talented singers from Scotland’s Conservatoire sing Madrigals, and music from Monteverdi and Mendelssohn to Lennon McCartney in the excellent acoustic of St. Michael’s Parish Church

  • FREE Artist and Gallery Tour Talk Artist Gallery Talk and Tour - Jan Lee Johnson
    Livingston
    Sat 25 Nov 2017

    Exhibiting artist Jan Lee Johnson will lead a gallery talk about her exhibition.

  • FREE Linlithgow Victorian Advent Fayre Linlithgow Victorian Advent Fayre 2017
    Linlithgow
    Sat 25 Nov 2017

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

  • Hopetoun Christmas Shopping Fair- Bottles Hopetoun’s Christmas Shopping Fair 2017
    South Queensferry
    1 - 3 December 2017

    Be sure to come along and shop to your hearts content at Hopetoun’s annual Christmas Shopping Fair on the 1 - 3 of December.

  • Santa Santa’s Farmyard Cottage
    Livingston
    Weekends, 2nd & 3rd, 9th & 10th, 16th & 17th December, then daily between 21st to 24th December.

    Once again, it's the time of the year when dear old Santa Claus visits Almond Valley and settles into his comfortable farmyard cottage within a chilly midwinter forest.

  • Jess Gillam - Concert for Saxophone and piano Jess Gillam - Concert for Saxophone and piano
    Linlithgow
    Sat 09 Dec 2017

    18-year old Jess Gillam, finalist in the BBC Young Musician competition 2016, plays Saxophone with Jonathan Fisher, Piano.

  • Wreath Making Wreath Making

    Sun 10 Dec 2017

    Get hands on at Hopetoun and create your own beautiful wreath completely from scratch.

  • FREE Linlithgow Palace over Loch Winter Warmer Walk – Linlithgow
    Linlithgow
    Sun 17 Dec 2017

    Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Linlithgow Loch and Peel.

  • Swingin Christmas A Swinging Christmas Evening
    Livingston
    Sun 17 Dec 2017

    Enjoy the perfect start to the festive period with A Swinging Christmas Evening.

  • Concert by the Piatti String Quartet Concert by the Piatti String Quartet
    Linlithgow
    Sat 13 Jan 2018

    Music by Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Debussy

  • Steven Osborne - Piano Steven Osborne - Piano
    Linlithgow
    Sat 03 Feb 2018

    Steven Osborne plays Brahms and Beethoven in Linlithgow

  • FREE Linlithgow Loch with Palace in the distance Wetland Wildlife Wander
    Linlithgow
    Sat 10 Feb 2018

    Take a beautiful walk in Linlithgow Peel whilst on the look out for wildlife.

  • Chamber Philharmonic  Europe Chamber Philharmonic Europe
    Linlithgow
    Sat 10 Mar 2018

    9 talented professional performers from across Europe play classical favourites in St. Michael’s Parish Church, Linlithgow.

  • Escocia Duo – Violin and Guitar Escocia Duo – Violin and Guitar
    Linlithgow
    Sat 14 Apr 2018

    Music from Romania, Italy, Scotland and Argentina

  • British Pipe Band Championship West Lothian Highland Games 2018
    Bathgate
    Saturday 26 May 2018

    Join us for the West Lothian Highland Games which promises to be a great day out for the family!

  • FREE Bathgate Procession Bathgate Procession & John Newland Festival 2018
    Bathgate
    Saturday 2nd June 2018

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

  • Linlithgow Marches Linlithgow Marches 19 June 2018
    Linlithgow
    Tuesday 19th of June 2018

    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

  • Spectacular Jousting Spectacular Jousting at Linlithgow Palace 2018
    Linlithgow
    July 2018

    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.

  • Party At The Palace Party at The Palace 2018
    Linlithgow
    Sat 11 Aug, Sun 12 Aug 2018

    Head to Linlithgow on the 11th and 12th of August 2018 and enjoy Scotland's most spectacular two-day music event overlooking the magnificent Linlithgow Palace!

  • FREE Canal Fun Day Canal Fun Day August 2018
    Linlithgow
    August 2018

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

Welcome to West Lothian

Welcome to West Lothian

Come and visit us in West Lothian, Scotland!

West Lothian makes a fantastic visit for many great reasons. 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, activities 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!

  • A Walk in Almondell, West Lothian
  • A visit to Linlithgow Palace
  • New Hopetoun Gardens
  • The Linlithgow Canal Centre
  • Welcome to West Lothian
  • The Cupcake Cafe Bar
  • Linlithgow Burgh Halls
  • Hopetoun House Fireworks
  • West Lothian Group Visits

West Lothian Latest

What's happening right now in West Lothian

  • Networking Event
    19 September 2017 Tourism Networking Event

    Our upcoming networking event will give you the opportunity to connect with other businesses, discover the latest tourism trends and show everyone all that your business has to offer.

  • Autumn's Arrival
    14 September 2017 Autumn's Arrival

    For great day's out this Autumn West Lothian is the place to be!

  • Networking Event
    19 September 2017 Tourism Networking Event

    Our upcoming networking event will give you the opportunity to connect with other businesses, discover the latest tourism trends and show everyone all that your business has to offer.

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