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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 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.

  • Christmas Fair Christmas Fair At Jupiter Artland
    West Lothian
    Sat 02 Dec - Sun 03 Dec 2017

    After a brilliant inaugural Christmas Fair last year, we are bringing the festive spirit back to the Artland for an entire weekend.

  • 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.

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

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

  • New Jersey Boys The New Jersey Boys
    Livingston
    Fri 19 Jan 2018

    If you are a fan of the West End show The Jersey Boys, then don't miss your chance to see where it all began with 'The New Jersey Boys'.

  • Ballet Giselle - Ballet West
    Livingston
    Wed 07 Feb 2018

    Ballet West are delighted to return with their brand-new production of 'Giselle ou Les Wilis'.

  • Jimeion Jimeoin - Ridiculous
    Livingston
    Wed 14 Feb 2018

    Notorious for being Ridiculous, Jimeoin is internationally acclaimed as one of live comedy's masters.

  • 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.

  • Christmas Fair Christmas Fair At Jupiter Artland
    West Lothian
    Sat 02 Dec - Sun 03 Dec 2017

    After a brilliant inaugural Christmas Fair last year, we are bringing the festive spirit back to the Artland for an entire weekend.

  • 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.

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

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

  • New Jersey Boys The New Jersey Boys
    Livingston
    Fri 19 Jan 2018

    If you are a fan of the West End show The Jersey Boys, then don't miss your chance to see where it all began with 'The New Jersey Boys'.

  • Ballet Giselle - Ballet West
    Livingston
    Wed 07 Feb 2018

    Ballet West are delighted to return with their brand-new production of 'Giselle ou Les Wilis'.

  • Jimeion Jimeoin - Ridiculous
    Livingston
    Wed 14 Feb 2018

    Notorious for being Ridiculous, Jimeoin is internationally acclaimed as one of live comedy's masters.

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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.

    • Five Sisters Zoo
      Zoo Illuminations
      West Calder
      Weekends in November and Every Night in December

      We are delighted to announce the launch of Zoo Illuminations 2017! This unique event – back for a second year – will take place throughout the months of November and December.

    • 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.

    • Christmas Fair
      Christmas Fair At Jupiter Artland
      West Lothian
      Sat 02 Dec - Sun 03 Dec 2017

      After a brilliant inaugural Christmas Fair last year, we are bringing the festive spirit back to the Artland for an entire weekend.

    • Abercorn Church
      Abercorn Church - Coffee Morning
      South Queensferry
      Sun 03 Dec 2017

      Come along to learn how to decorate Christmas cakes and make wreaths! A fantastic chance to meet new people and catch up with old friends.

    • Abercorn Church
      Abercorn Church - Carol Service
      South Queensferry
      Sun 10 Dec 2017

      Head down to Abercorn Church to hear the voices of angels.

    • Santa
      Santa Suppers
      Livingston
      December 11th to 13th & 18th to 20th

    • Camelot
      Camelot - the pantomime!
      Linlithgow
      Thu 11 Jan - Sat 13 Jan 2018

      The Pantomimes of all Pantomimes!

    • 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.

    • Fiddlers on the Outdoor Stage
      Linlithgow Folk Festival 2018
      Linlithgow
      September 2018

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