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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.

Livingston’s Howden Park Centre offers an excellent range of theatre and music and is host to arts and crafts exhibitions, 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 August 2018
    Linlithgow
    August 2018

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

  • FREE Linlithgow Classic Car Day Linlithgow Classic Car Day August 2018
    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.

  • 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.

  • FREE Linlithgow Classic Car Day Linlithgow Classic Car Day August 2018
    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.

  • 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!

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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.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • Reckless Intent

      A great night out for all the family.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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!

    • 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

      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!

    • 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.