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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

  • Monthly Comedy Nights Weslo Comedy Nights
    Bathgate
    Fri 24 Mar 2017

    West Lothian's monthly comedy event brings you a clutch of new and used talent. It showcases the best up and coming talent from all over the UK.

  • 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 & Sun 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 in July & 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!

  • Monthly Comedy Nights Weslo Comedy Nights
    Bathgate
    Fri 24 Mar 2017

    West Lothian's monthly comedy event brings you a clutch of new and used talent. It showcases the best up and coming talent from all over the UK.

  • 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 & Sun 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 in July & 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!

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    • Afternoon tea
      Afternoon Tea at Almond Valley
      Livingston
      Weekdays until the end of March

      Between Monday and Friday, every day until the end of March, Almond Valley Heritage Centre will be serving very special high teas, ideal for mums, dads, and younger children.

    • 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!

    • Easter Eggcitement
      Easter Eggcitement at Almond Valley Heritage Centre.
      Livingston
      Sat 01 Apr - Mon 17 Apr 2017

      Enjoy some Easter Eggcitement this spring at Almond Valley Heritage Centre, Livingston.

    • Easter Eggcitement
      Easter Eggcitement at Hopetoun!
      South Queensferry
      Sun 16 Apr - Mon 17 Apr 2017

      Try the trail, find hidden treasure and makes some Easter Crafts. Fun for all the family!

    • Grounds Walk 2017
      Grounds Walk
      South Queensferry
      Sun 30 Apr, Sun 28 May, 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.

    • Bing Blazer Obstacle Course
      Bing Blazer Obstacle Race
      West Calder
      Sat 20 May 2017

      Enjoy a fun-filled day for all ages at the Bing Blazer obstacle course. Lets get active in West Lothian!

    • British Pipe Band Championship
      West Lothian Highland Games 2017
      Bathgate
      Saturday 27 May 2017

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

    • Wildflower Walk
      Wildflower Walk
      South Queensferry
      Mon 29 May 2017

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

    • Bathgate Procession
      Bathgate Procession & John Newland Festival 2017
      Bathgate
      Saturday 3rd June 2017

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

    • Linlithgow Marches
      Linlithgow Marches 2017
      Linlithgow
      Tuesday 13th of June 2017

      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 2017
      Linlithgow
      Sat & Sun 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.

    • 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!

    • Scotch Hop
      Scotch Hop at Linlithgow Palace 2017
      Linlithgow
      Wednesday evenings in July & August

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

    • 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.

    • 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!