Privacy Statement

This statement relates to our privacy practices in connection with this website. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of other websites. Any external links to other websites are clearly identifiable as such.

General statement

West Lothian Highland Games fully respects your right to privacy, and will not collect any personal information about you on this website without your clear permission.  Any personal information which you volunteer to us will be treated with the highest standards of security and confidentiality, strictly in accordance with all Data Protection legislation.

Collection and use of personal information

West Lothian Highland Games does not collect any personal data about you on this website, apart from information which you volunteer (for example by filling out an online contact form / contest entry form / trade application form / patronage form). Any information which you provide in this way is not made available to any third parties and is used by West Lothian Highland Games only in line with the purpose for which you provided it. Your personal data may also be anonymised and used for statistical purposes. West Lothian Highland Games keeps information in order to provide services of the highest standard possible.

Requests regarding data supplied via this website

On request, West Lothian Highland Games will supply copies of your personal data to you. If you wish to obtain such copies, please contact West Lothian Highland Games CIC by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. You should include any personal identifiers which you supplied earlier via the website (e.g. Name; address; phone number; e-mail address). Your request is free of charge, will be dealt with as soon as possible and will take not more than 40 days to process.

If you discover that we hold inaccurate information about you, you can request that West Lothian Highland Games correct that information. Such a request must be by e-mail. In certain circumstance you may also request that data which you have supplied via the website be deleted.

Complaints about data processed via the website

If you are concerned about how personal data are processed via this website, please do not hesitate to bring such concerns to the attention of West Lothian Highland Games.

Collection and use of technical information, including IP addresses

This website uses cookie technology. A cookie is a little piece of text stored by the browser on your computer, at the request of our server. We may use cookies to deliver content specific to your interests and to save your personal preferences so you do not have to re-enter them each time you connect to our website. Our cookies are not available to other websites. You are always free to decline our cookies, if your browser permits, or to ask your browser to indicate when a cookie is being sent. You can also delete cookie files from your computer at your discretion. Note that if you decline our cookies or ask for notification each time a cookie is being sent, this may affect your ease of use of this website.

Technical details in connection with visits to this website are logged by our internet service provider for our statistical purposes. No information is collected that could be used by us to identify website visitors. The technical details logged are confined to the following items:

•    the IP address of the visitor's web server.
•    the top-level domain name used (for example .ie, .com, .org, .net).
•    the previous website address from which the visitor reached us, including any search terms used.
•    clickstream data which shows the traffic of visitors around this web site (for example pages accessed and documents downloaded) .
•    the type of web browser used by the website visitor.

The site will record any data you supply to us for the following purposes:

•    to send you alerts via email which you have requested.

West Lothian Highland Games will make no attempt to identify individual visitors, or to associate the technical details listed above with any individual. It is the policy of West Lothian Highland Games never to disclose such technical information in respect of individual website visitors to any third party (apart from our internet service provider, which records such data on our behalf and which is bound by confidentiality provisions in this regard), unless obliged to disclose such information by a rule of law. The technical information will be used only by West Lothian Highland Games, and only for statistical and other administrative purposes.


Material on this website, including text and images, is protected by copyright. It may not be copied, reproduced, republished, downloaded, posted, broadcast or transmitted in any way except for your own personal, non-commercial use.   Prior written consent of the copyright holder must be obtained for any other use of material.

Copyright in all materials and/or works comprising or contained within this website remains with West Lothian Highland Games CIC and other copyright owner(s) as specified.  No part of this site may be distributed or copied for any commercial purpose.

Patronage give you the opportunity to further support the Games but with it comes a number of benefits, including:

  • Entry to West Lothian Highland Games 2018
  • Patron’s rosette that indicates you are a valued Patron of this year’s Games
  • Entry to the exclusive Chieftain’s marquee offering comfortable and relaxed surroundings with complimentary tea/coffee, as well as a paid bar and dedicated toilets
  • Mention in the Magazine (only if you should you be agreeable)
  • A complimentary Games Magazine which includes a Programme of the day’s events

The Chieftains marquee provides respite from the bustle of the main public spectator area; shelter from any extremes of weather (if needed!); and an uninterrupted view to the centre of the Games’ arena.  It is furnished with tables and chairs and offers complimentary food and drink, plus a licensed bar and dedicated premium toilet facilities.

Patrons will receive rosettes by post prior to the event entitling them to entry to the Games; access to the patrons’ marquee; a complimentary programme of the day’s proceedings as well as coffee/tea.


Please download and complete the application form, and send it together with your cheque, to our patron convenor. Patron Convenor’s postal address is provided on the application form.

Your rosette(s) will be posted to you closer to the Games.

Should you prefer you can become a patron on the day of the Games by locating the patron convenors in the Chieftains marquee, where your gate admission fee and your programme costs (if applicable), will be deducted from the payment of your preferred patronage rate. We do hope we will have the privilege of welcoming you as a patron to West Lothian Highland Games 2018.


£30   –   Individual (1 adult)

£60   –   Business  (2 adults)

£70   –   Family  (2 adults and 2 children under 16 years)

If further assistance is required please send the games a message at: patrons @ (remove spaces either side of @)


Please read the West Lothian Highland Games Privacy Statement on your privacy, your rights, our obligations, and copyright.


We are a small committee of volunteers who dedicate our own time to keeping the spirit and heritage of the Games alive.  If you would like to become involved and perhaps volunteer to become one of our valued committee members, please contact the games for further details.

The 2017/18 Games committee:

Chairperson - Alex Linkston

Event Organiser - Sandy Crawford

Treasurer - Yvonne Drummond

Trade Stalls - Kyle Brooks

Heavy Athletics - Walter Weir

Highland Dancing - Mary Neil

Solo Piping - Yvonne Drummond

Veterans Hill Race - George McDonald

Further information to follow including contact information.  In the meantime, should you have any enquiries, please contact the games.

The games regularly attracts between 3000 and 5000 to Bathgate’s Meadow Park. We are now inviting applications to trade.  Please complete the trader application form, with reference to the games terms and conditions.