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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

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

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    • Buddy Holly
      Buddy Holly & The Cricketers
      Livingston
      Thu 19 Oct 2017

      This breathtaking show has rock 'n' rolled audiences across the globe and is guaranteed to have everyone singing along and dancing in the aisles.

    • There was a solider
      There Was a Soldier...
      Livingston
      Fri 20 Oct 2017

      A unique tribute to Bangour War Hospital, the people of West Lothian and beyond, during World War One.

    • The Sunshine Ghost
      The Sunshine Ghost
      Livingston
      Sat 21 Oct 2017

      A new musical from Richard Ferguson and Andy Cannon (formerly of Wee Stories and one of Scotland's finest storytellers), directed by Ken Alexander.

    • Strictly Come Dancing

      'Strictly Come Dancing' stars, Kristina Rihanoff and Tristan MacManus, present an evening of breath-taking dance routines - for one night only!

    • Counterfeit Sixites
      The Counterfeit Sixties
      Livingston
      Fri 27 Oct 2017

      Take a large helping of the best pop music from the sixties. Toss in four musicians playing 100% live...

    • Joachim
      Joachim String Trio
      Torphichen
      Sat 28 Oct 2017

      Music by Mozart, Schubert and Sibelius.

    • Spamalot
      SPAMALOT - Shotts St. Patrick's Amateur Opera Group
      Livingston
      Tue 07 Nov - Sat 11 Nov 2017

      Love Monty Python? You'll love this show! Don't like Monty Python? You'll still love this show! Full of comedy and laughter, this show is sure to have you in stitches.

    • 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

    • A Christmas Carol
      A Christmas Carol - Millennium Stage School
      Livingston
      Fri 24 Nov - Sun 26 Nov 2017

      Join the cast of local group Millennium Stage School accompanied by a live band to get the Christmas season off to a sparkling start.

    • 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.

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

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

    • Skerryvore
      Skerryvore
      Livingston
      Sat 30 Dec 2017

      A great evening when friends, family and music lovers come together to enjoy some of the best of contemporary Scottish music.

    • 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

    • 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

    • Fiddlers on the Outdoor Stage
      Linlithgow Folk Festival 2018
      Linlithgow
      6 - 10 September 2017

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