• 2023
  • Nominations 2023

    Nominations are now sought for the 2023 Linton Whipman from people who reside in the Whipman Area (West Linton, Carlops, Newlands, Kirkurd, Lamancha and Dolphinton). Since at this stage only suggestions are required, the permission of the nominee need not be obtained. Nominees should be of suitable character, but do not need to be able […]

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  • Patrons

    Patrons As everyone will appreciate the cost of staging The Whipman Play increases year by year. Further cost increases are expected for 2023 and beyond. To assist with the rising costs, the Committee have decided to introduce a patronage scheme. Organisiations, businesses, families and indviduals are invited to become Whipman Play Patrons 2023 by making […]

  • 2022
  • Whipman Christmas Tree

    The Whipman Christmas tree light switch on took place last Thursday, 24 November prior to the village light switch on. West Linton & District Pipe Band were in attendance at the Whipman tree and following the switch on by Whipman Principals the Band, Principals and villagers marched down to the Raemartin Square for the Village […]

  • 2022
  • Halloween Disco

    HALLOWEEN DISCO Friday 28th October 6pm to 715pm – ELC to Primary 3 7:30pm to 9pm – Primary 4 to Primary 7 £2 entry per child. West Linton Primary School Halloween Disco for all children who reside in the parishes from ELC to Primary 7. ELC to P3 children must be accompanied by an appropriate […]

  • 2022
  • Fancy Dress Parade – Marshal Form

    To assist with the smooth running when the Floats arrive on the Green on Friday 3rd June it would be appreciated if a Marshals Form could be completed beforehand and handed to the Chief Marshal/Marshal on duty on arrival at the Lower Green. Form Below: PDF: Whipman Play Parade Marshals Duties re FLOATS 2022 Word […]

  • Whipman 2022
  • Re-Introduction Night 2022

    AHEAD of the first Borders festival of the summer, the Whipman Play Society has officially unveiled this year’s principals. On Friday evening (March 25) the Whipman Introduction Night took place at the Graham Institute. Two years ago, Whipman Elect Gregor Brown, Lass Elect Lucy Martin and Presenting Lady Nancy Porteous were first introduced on their […]

  • 2022
  • Introduction Night 2022

    With our Whipman and Lass Elect having already been announced we will be having a different kind of Introduction Night. Re-Introduction Night Friday 25th March Graham Institute, West Linton Family Ceilidh 7pm-9pm Disco (over 18s only) 9pm -12am Whipman Bar At 8pm we will be reintroducing our Whipman and Lass Elect for 2022, Gregor Brown […]

  • Whipman 2021
  • Whipman Week 2021 – Covid 19 Statement

    WHIPMAN WEEK 2021 CANCELLED DUE TO COVID 19 It is with regret that due to the current Pandemic we are having to cancel Whipman 2021. In the current situation the safety of our community is of the utmost importance. Whipman and Lass 2019, Guy and Delia Thorley will be “on duty” for another year and […]