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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.

  • FREE Jan Lee Narrative, Consensus and Conflict - Jan Lee Johnson
    Livingston
    Thu 02 Nov - Sun 15 Apr 2018

    Jan Lee Johnson's paintings and iPad drawings combine imagery from news, culture and her own memories, to express a rich narrative within her work.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Freddie Mercury Freddie Mercury Tribute Night

    Fri 15 Dec 2017

    Freddie Mercury Tribute Night at Oscar's Bar & Grill.

  • Festive Brass Band Festive Brass with Whitburn Band
    Livingston
    Sat 16 Dec 2017

    Take a break from the hustle and bustle of the festive season, for an evening of light-hearted Christmas music from one of Europe's premier brass bands, Whitburn Band.

  • Neil Diamond & Elvis Presley Neil Diamond and Elvis Tribute Night
    Livingston
    Sat 16 Dec 2017

    Two tribute acts you will never forget!

  • Santa Oscar’s Santa Visit!
    Livingston
    Sun 17 Dec 2017

    Santa Claus is coming to town early this year… and making a special trip to Oscar’s!

  • FREE Linlithgow Palace over Loch Winter Warmer Walk – Linlithgow
    Linlithgow
    Sun 17 Dec 2017

    Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Linlithgow Loch and Peel.

  • 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.

  • Hogmanay Hogmanay Party Ceilidh
    Livingston
    Sun 31 Dec 2017

    Celebrate the New Year in style with a night to truly remember, with traditional dance, food and song.

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

    The Pantomimes of all Pantomimes!

  • Concert by the Piatti String Quartet Concert by the Piatti String Quartet
    Linlithgow
    Sat 13 Jan 2018

    Music by Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Debussy

  • 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'.

  • Simon & Garfunkel The Simon and Garfunkel Story
    Livingston
    Thu 25 Jan 2018

    Direct from its success in London's West End, a sold out UK tour and standing ovations at every performance, 'The Simon and Garfunkel Story' is back!

  • Steven Osborne - Piano Steven Osborne - Piano
    Linlithgow
    Sat 03 Feb 2018

    Steven Osborne plays Brahms and Beethoven in Linlithgow

  • 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'.

  • Craig Hill Craig Hill - Someone's Gonna Get Kilt!
    Livingston
    Fri 09 Feb - Fri 09 Feb 2018

    Weegie believe it? Scotland's kilted comedy treasure is back - and we predict a riot (a riotous night of comedy that is...!).

  • FREE Linlithgow Loch with Palace in the distance Wetland Wildlife Wander
    Linlithgow
    Sat 10 Feb 2018

    Take a beautiful walk in Linlithgow Peel whilst on the look out for wildlife.

  • The Platters The Platters
    Livingston
    Sun 11 Feb 2018

    Best known for their smooth, sophisticated sound, The Platters were among the most successful vocal groups of the 50s.

  • Jimeion Jimeoin - Ridiculous
    Livingston
    Wed 14 Feb 2018

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

  • Barry Steele The Roy Orbison Story - Barry Steele & Friends
    Livingston
    Fri 16 Feb 2018

    Barry Steele is widely recognised as one of the world's leading vocalists playing homage to legend Roy Orbison.

  • Johnny Cash The Johnny Cash Roadshow
    Livingston
    Sat 17 Feb 2018

    The only show to be endorsed by the Cash family, this is a must for avid fans and music lovers.

  • Little Red Riding Hood Little Red Riding Hood
    Livingston
    Sat 24 Feb 2018

    From the creative team behind the hugely popular Hairy Maclary Show, 'Little Red Riding Hood' is a fun, original musical for children with live music and loveable characters.

  • Classic Clapton Classic Clapton
    Livingston
    Fri 02 Mar 2018

    One of the world's longest running and successful Eric Clapton tribute bands - featuring front man Mike Hall.

  • Counterfit 70's The Counterfeit Seventies
    Livingston
    Sun 04 Mar 2018

  • 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

  • Abbamania Abbamania
    Livingston
    Sun 13 May 2018

    Celebrating over forty years of ABBA. Europe's leading ABBA tribute, Abbamania continue to entertain audiences with their outstanding vocals and musical performance live on stage.

  • 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!

  • Giovanni Giovanni Pernice - Born to Win
    Livingston
    Sat 26 May 2018

    'Strictly Come Dancing' professional, Giovanni Pernice, returns with his brand new show following his sold out performance and tour earlier this year.

  • FREE 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

  • Hopetoun Horse Trials Hopetoun Horse Trials
    South Queensferry
    Sat 30 Jun - Sun 01 Jul 2018

    We are delighted to announce the return of a grass roots event at Hopetoun on the 30th June and 1st of July 2018.

  • 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 Linlithgow Classic Car Day Linlithgow Classic Car Day August 2018
    Linlithgow
    August 2018

    Don’t miss this fun day out for classic car enthusiasts; from pre-war vintage to modern day super cars and motorbikes…

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • FREE Jan Lee Narrative, Consensus and Conflict - Jan Lee Johnson
    Livingston
    Thu 02 Nov - Sun 15 Apr 2018

    Jan Lee Johnson's paintings and iPad drawings combine imagery from news, culture and her own memories, to express a rich narrative within her work.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Freddie Mercury Freddie Mercury Tribute Night

    Fri 15 Dec 2017

    Freddie Mercury Tribute Night at Oscar's Bar & Grill.

  • Festive Brass Band Festive Brass with Whitburn Band
    Livingston
    Sat 16 Dec 2017

    Take a break from the hustle and bustle of the festive season, for an evening of light-hearted Christmas music from one of Europe's premier brass bands, Whitburn Band.

  • Neil Diamond & Elvis Presley Neil Diamond and Elvis Tribute Night
    Livingston
    Sat 16 Dec 2017

    Two tribute acts you will never forget!

  • Santa Oscar’s Santa Visit!
    Livingston
    Sun 17 Dec 2017

    Santa Claus is coming to town early this year… and making a special trip to Oscar’s!

  • FREE Linlithgow Palace over Loch Winter Warmer Walk – Linlithgow
    Linlithgow
    Sun 17 Dec 2017

    Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Linlithgow Loch and Peel.

  • 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.

  • Hogmanay Hogmanay Party Ceilidh
    Livingston
    Sun 31 Dec 2017

    Celebrate the New Year in style with a night to truly remember, with traditional dance, food and song.

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

    The Pantomimes of all Pantomimes!

  • Concert by the Piatti String Quartet Concert by the Piatti String Quartet
    Linlithgow
    Sat 13 Jan 2018

    Music by Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Debussy

  • 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'.

  • Simon & Garfunkel The Simon and Garfunkel Story
    Livingston
    Thu 25 Jan 2018

    Direct from its success in London's West End, a sold out UK tour and standing ovations at every performance, 'The Simon and Garfunkel Story' is back!

  • Steven Osborne - Piano Steven Osborne - Piano
    Linlithgow
    Sat 03 Feb 2018

    Steven Osborne plays Brahms and Beethoven in Linlithgow

  • 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'.

  • Craig Hill Craig Hill - Someone's Gonna Get Kilt!
    Livingston
    Fri 09 Feb - Fri 09 Feb 2018

    Weegie believe it? Scotland's kilted comedy treasure is back - and we predict a riot (a riotous night of comedy that is...!).

  • FREE Linlithgow Loch with Palace in the distance Wetland Wildlife Wander
    Linlithgow
    Sat 10 Feb 2018

    Take a beautiful walk in Linlithgow Peel whilst on the look out for wildlife.

  • The Platters The Platters
    Livingston
    Sun 11 Feb 2018

    Best known for their smooth, sophisticated sound, The Platters were among the most successful vocal groups of the 50s.

  • Jimeion Jimeoin - Ridiculous
    Livingston
    Wed 14 Feb 2018

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

  • Barry Steele The Roy Orbison Story - Barry Steele & Friends
    Livingston
    Fri 16 Feb 2018

    Barry Steele is widely recognised as one of the world's leading vocalists playing homage to legend Roy Orbison.

  • Johnny Cash The Johnny Cash Roadshow
    Livingston
    Sat 17 Feb 2018

    The only show to be endorsed by the Cash family, this is a must for avid fans and music lovers.

  • Little Red Riding Hood Little Red Riding Hood
    Livingston
    Sat 24 Feb 2018

    From the creative team behind the hugely popular Hairy Maclary Show, 'Little Red Riding Hood' is a fun, original musical for children with live music and loveable characters.

  • Classic Clapton Classic Clapton
    Livingston
    Fri 02 Mar 2018

    One of the world's longest running and successful Eric Clapton tribute bands - featuring front man Mike Hall.

  • Counterfit 70's The Counterfeit Seventies
    Livingston
    Sun 04 Mar 2018

  • 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

  • Abbamania Abbamania
    Livingston
    Sun 13 May 2018

    Celebrating over forty years of ABBA. Europe's leading ABBA tribute, Abbamania continue to entertain audiences with their outstanding vocals and musical performance live on stage.

  • 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!

  • Giovanni Giovanni Pernice - Born to Win
    Livingston
    Sat 26 May 2018

    'Strictly Come Dancing' professional, Giovanni Pernice, returns with his brand new show following his sold out performance and tour earlier this year.

  • FREE 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

  • Hopetoun Horse Trials Hopetoun Horse Trials
    South Queensferry
    Sat 30 Jun - Sun 01 Jul 2018

    We are delighted to announce the return of a grass roots event at Hopetoun on the 30th June and 1st of July 2018.

  • 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 Linlithgow Classic Car Day Linlithgow Classic Car Day August 2018
    Linlithgow
    August 2018

    Don’t miss this fun day out for classic car enthusiasts; from pre-war vintage to modern day super cars and motorbikes…

  • 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.

  • 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!

Welcome to West Lothian

Welcome to West Lothian

Come and visit us in West Lothian, Scotland!

West Lothian makes a fantastic visit for many great reasons. With our rich heritage, friendly towns, great shopping and wide open spaces, West Lothian people have plenty to smile about.

Your complete guide to travel, accommodation, places to visit, activities and events. From short breaks to romantic weekends, activity weeks, family holidays and relaxing get-aways.

Great Reasons to Visit

There are loads of great reasons to Visit West Lothian - here's some of them!

  • A Walk in Almondell, West Lothian
  • A visit to Linlithgow Palace
  • New Hopetoun Gardens
  • The Linlithgow Canal Centre
  • Welcome to West Lothian
  • The Cupcake Cafe Bar
  • Linlithgow Burgh Halls
  • Hopetoun House Fireworks
  • West Lothian Group Visits

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What's happening right now in West Lothian

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    Santa has been sighted in West Lothian!

  • Christmas in West Lothian
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    Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, the only thing better is a Christmas in West Lothian.

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