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What's On in West Lothian

We offer visitors a whole host of events & activities to enjoy!

A huge variety of events take place within West Lothian throughout the year. Visitors can enjoy Music Festivals, Spectacular Jousting, Folk Festivals, Gala Day processions through to Magical Christmas Fairs.

Bathgate’s Regal Theatre offers an excellent range of theatre, comedy, music, dance and film. Livingston’s Howden Park Centre, is host to arts and crafts exhibitions, music, theatre and dance performances. Linlithgow Burgh Halls hosts all year round art exhibits. For those wishing to catch the latest blockbuster movie, you can check out the latest films at Livingston’s Vue Cinema or Bathgate Cinema.

If you are thinking about filming or holding an event in West Lothian, please contact amanda.lamb@westlothian.gov.uk or click here for more information.

 

Highlights

  • FREE Canal Fun Day Canal Fun Day 2017
    Linlithgow
    Sun 20 Aug 2017

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

  • Folk N' Ale Folk 'N Ale Festival 18 - 19 August 2017
    Torphichen
    Fri 18 Aug - Sat 19 Aug 2017

    The Torphichen Inn Presents the Torphichen Folk 'N Ale Festival 17'!

  • FREE Linlithgow Classic Car Day Linlithgow Classic Car Day 27 August 2017
    Linlithgow
    27 August 2017

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

  • Fiddlers on the Outdoor Stage Linlithgow Folk Festival 2017
    Linlithgow
    6 - 10 September 2017

    This year's Folk Festival is packed full of fantastic music in the picturesque setting on historic Linlithgow!

  • 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.

  • Time Travel Tours The Time Traveller’s Tour
    South Queensferry
    Mon 28 Aug 2017

    Join us at Hopetoun House and travel through time with our very own Doctor Who, What, Where, When.

  • FREE Canal Fun Day Canal Fun Day 2017
    Linlithgow
    Sun 20 Aug 2017

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

  • Folk N' Ale Folk 'N Ale Festival 18 - 19 August 2017
    Torphichen
    Fri 18 Aug - Sat 19 Aug 2017

    The Torphichen Inn Presents the Torphichen Folk 'N Ale Festival 17'!

  • FREE Linlithgow Classic Car Day Linlithgow Classic Car Day 27 August 2017
    Linlithgow
    27 August 2017

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

  • Fiddlers on the Outdoor Stage Linlithgow Folk Festival 2017
    Linlithgow
    6 - 10 September 2017

    This year's Folk Festival is packed full of fantastic music in the picturesque setting on historic Linlithgow!

  • 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.

  • Time Travel Tours The Time Traveller’s Tour
    South Queensferry
    Mon 28 Aug 2017

    Join us at Hopetoun House and travel through time with our very own Doctor Who, What, Where, When.

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    • Linlithgow Marches
      Gala and Community Events 2017
      West Lothian
      January - August 2017

      West Lothian Gala and Community Events for 2017 - the Gala, Community, Scout & Guide events happening in West Lothian in 2017!

    • Grounds Walk 2017
      Grounds Walk
      South Queensferry
      Sun 27 Aug 2017

      Enjoy a ranger led walk through the nature and history of Hopetoun's designed landscape.

    • 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.

    • Frog Trail
      Frog Trail
      Livingston
      July 1 - August 31 2017

      Make your friends green with envy this summer and hop along to The Centre, Livingston for some amphibian family fun with Leap into Summer.

    • 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.

    • Matthew Morris
      Tool Talk
      Livingston
      Sat 26 Aug 2017

      A conversation with artist Gary Woodley (Slade School of Fine Art) and resident artist Matt Morris

    • Hannah & Gina

      These two sensational musicians are coming together to create a duet which is sure to blow you away.

    • Man at Arms
      Man at Arms Tour - The Hamiltons at Blackness
      West Lothian
      Sun 27 Aug 2017

      Get hands on and feel the weight of the arms and armor of the time and take the opportunity to brush up on your pike, sword and buckler skills.

    • Linlithgow Classic Car Day
      Linlithgow Classic Car Day 27 August 2017
      Linlithgow
      27 August 2017

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

    • Acoustic Open Night
      Acoustic Open Nights hosted by Jason Sweeney
      Livingston
      Mon 28 Aug - Mon 28 Aug 2017

      Come along and join in or sit back, relax and listen.

    • Time Travel Tours
      The Time Traveller’s Tour
      South Queensferry
      Mon 28 Aug 2017

      Join us at Hopetoun House and travel through time with our very own Doctor Who, What, Where, When.

    • Bing Blazer Park Life
      Bing Blazer Park Life
      Blackridge
      September 2017

      Take part in the Bing Blazer Park Life which is taking place in Beecraigs Country Park, West Lothian.

    • Go Bats
      Go Bats!
      Sat 02 Sep 2017

      An informative talk in a beautiful location!

    • West Lothian Write – Hosted by Ellie Stewart
      West Lothian Write – Hosted by Ellie Stewart
      Livingston
      Saturday 7 September 2017

      Enjoy an evening of poetry, reading and storytelling in the company of local writers. Guest host Ellie Stewart is a playwright and a poet.

    • Lisa Mchugh
      Lisa McHugh
      Livingston
      Sat 2 September 2017

      Country music star Lisa McHugh brings her sensational tour to Howden Park Centre.

    • Party in the Park
      Party in the Park 2017
      Sun 03 Sep 2017

      The Family day out and Music Festival at Bathgate's Kirkton Park is back in 2017.

    • Fiddlers on the Outdoor Stage
      Linlithgow Folk Festival 2017
      Linlithgow
      6 - 10 September 2017

      This year's Folk Festival is packed full of fantastic music in the picturesque setting on historic Linlithgow!

    • Big Belter
      Pedal for Scotland - The Big Belter
      West Lothian
      Sep 10 2017

      The Pedal for Scotland Big Belter® is a Sportive ride of 93 miles from Glasgow to Edinburgh.

    • A Street Car
      A Street Car Named Desire
      Livingston
      14 Sep 2017

      Immortalised in the Oscar-winning film starring Marlon Brando and Vivien Leigh, Rapture Theatre presents a sultry new production of a timeless American masterpiece.

    • SCO Linlithgow
      Your Orchestra in Linlithgow
      Linlithgow
      Sat 16 Sep 2017

      The Scottish Chamber Orchestra plays Dvořák, Beethoven and Vasks in Linlithgow

    • Orchestra
      National Chamber Music Day
      Linlithgow
      Sat 16 Sep 2017

      Linlithgow Union Canal Society are hosting a performance to celebrate National Chamber Music Day from 2:30 pm ‘till 3:30pm on Saturday 16th September 2017.

    • Autumn Wander
      Autumn Wander
      South Queensferry
      Wed 20 September

      Join in with West Lothian walking week and enjoy this ranger led walk taking in interesting corners of Hopetoun.

    • 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”.

    • 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.

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

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

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • Hopetoun Bonfire & Fireworks Night
      Hopetoun Bonfire & Fireworks Night 2017
      South Queensferry
      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.

    • 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

    • 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!

    • Jess Gillam - Concert for Saxophone and piano

      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.

    • 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.

    • 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

    • 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