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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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    • Beer Festival
      Livingston Oktoberfest 17'
      Livingston
      Fri 27 Oct - Sat 28 Oct 2017

      Oktoberfest makes its return to Livingston this year. The festival will be held at Livingston Cricket Club in partnership with Livingston Round Table.

    • 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.

    • 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!

    • 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!

    • 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!