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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

  • Grounds Walk 2017 Grounds Walk
    South Queensferry
    Sun 25 Jun, Sun 30 Jul, Sun 27 Aug 2017

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

  • Wildflower Walk Wildflower Walk
    South Queensferry
    Mon 29 May 2017

    Enjoy hearing all about Hopetoun’s plants on this guided walk!

  • 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.

  • Spectacular Jousting Spectacular Jousting at Linlithgow Palace 2017
    Linlithgow
    Sat 1st & Sun 2nd July 2017

    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.

  • Scotch Hop Scotch Hop at Linlithgow Palace 2017
    Linlithgow
    Wednesday evenings 12 July - 9 August

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

  • Party at the Palace Party at The Palace 2017
    Linlithgow
    Sat 12 Aug, Sun 13 Aug 2017

    Head to Linlithgow on the 12th and 13th of August and enjoy Scotland's most spectacular two-day music event overlooking the magnificent Linlithgow Palace!

  • Linlithgow Marches Gala and Community Events 2017
    West Lothian
    January - December 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 25 Jun, Sun 30 Jul, Sun 27 Aug 2017

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

  • Wildflower Walk Wildflower Walk
    South Queensferry
    Mon 29 May 2017

    Enjoy hearing all about Hopetoun’s plants on this guided walk!

  • 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.

  • Spectacular Jousting Spectacular Jousting at Linlithgow Palace 2017
    Linlithgow
    Sat 1st & Sun 2nd July 2017

    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.

  • Scotch Hop Scotch Hop at Linlithgow Palace 2017
    Linlithgow
    Wednesday evenings 12 July - 9 August

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

  • Party at the Palace Party at The Palace 2017
    Linlithgow
    Sat 12 Aug, Sun 13 Aug 2017

    Head to Linlithgow on the 12th and 13th of August and enjoy Scotland's most spectacular two-day music event overlooking the magnificent Linlithgow Palace!

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

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

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    • Linlithgow Marches
      Gala and Community Events 2017
      West Lothian
      January - December 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 25 Jun, Sun 30 Jul, Sun 27 Aug 2017

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

    • Sarah & Duck
      Sarah and Duck's Big Top Birthday
      Livingston
      Sat 24 June 2017

      The BAFTA Award-winning CBeebies duo live on stage.

    • Spectacular Jousting
      Spectacular Jousting at Linlithgow Palace 2017
      Linlithgow
      Sat 1st & Sun 2nd July 2017

      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.

    • Matthew Morris
      Artist Talk and Gallery Tour
      Livingston
      Thu 06 July 2017

      An evening of art with Matt Morris. Come along and join him for a tour and talk about his current exhibition.

    • Stuart Mitchell
      Stuart Mitchell: Dealt a Bad Hand
      Livingston
      Fri 07 Jul 2017

      Enjoy Stuart Mitchell: Dealt a Bad Hand at Howden Park Centre!

    • Macfloyd
      MacFloyd
      Livingston
      Sat 08 July 2017

      MacFloyd make a welcome return with their new show for 2017. The show celebrates the 40th anniversary of Pink Floyd's Animals album.

    • Pop World
      Pop World
      Linlithgow
      Mon 10 July - Fri 14 July

      Learn basic dance moves and singing techniques in this popular class, led by professional tutors.

    • Scotch Hop
      Scotch Hop at Linlithgow Palace 2017
      Linlithgow
      Wednesday evenings 12 July - 9 August

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

    • Upbeat Beatles
      The Upbeat Beatles
      Livingston
      Fri 14 July 2017

      If you missed seeing The Beatles live, then catch one of the best in business recreate the excitement, authentic sound and downright raw energy of the original Fab Four.

    • Moth Mornin'
      Moth Mornin'
      South Queensferry
      Sat 15 Jul 2017

      Find out about the fascinating world of Moths- they are more than just Butterflies in Pyjamas!

    • Pop World
      Pop World
      Livingston
      Mon 17 July - Fri 21 July

      Learn basic dance moves and singing techniques in this popular class, led by professional tutors.

    • Treasure Trail
      Trailblazers
      South Queensferry
      Fri 21 Jul 2017

      Try your luck at the Hopetoun House Treasure Hunt. Solve the clues, decipher the codes and explore the grounds along the way.

    • Barbara Dickson
      Barbara Dickson with Nick Holland
      Livingston
      Fri 21 July 2017

      One of Scotland’s most successful singers, Barbara Dickson and acclaimed pianist Nick Holland perform a special acoustic set exploring her catalogue of songs at an intimate level.

    • Status Quo
      The Quo Experience
      Livingston
      Fri 28 July 2017

      Huge fans of Staus Quo, the members of The Quo Experience have all put in the years perfecting their sound and stage presence.

    • Matthew Morris
      TOOLBOX - Oil Painting Workshop
      Livingston
      Sat 29 July 2017

      Artist, lecturer, gardener, Matt Morris will lead you through a ‘silent life’ oil painting workshop based on hand held tools.

    • Party at the Palace
      Party at The Palace 2017
      Linlithgow
      Sat 12 Aug, Sun 13 Aug 2017

      Head to Linlithgow on the 12th and 13th of August and enjoy Scotland's most spectacular two-day music event overlooking the magnificent Linlithgow Palace!

    • 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.

    • 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…

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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!