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 a donation. The names of patrons will be listed in the next available Whipman Programme. The deadline for the 2023 Whipman Programme is 15th February 2023.

If you wish to make a donation and become a Whipman Play Patron 2023 this can be done by cheque or bank transfer. Cheques should be sent to the Treasurer of the The Whipman Play Society: Charles Gray, West Garth, Medwyn Road, West Linton, EH46 7HA or passed to Grace Hayton at the Newsagents: J&R Bell.

Payment by bank transfer should be made to Whipman Play (Sort Code: 80-09-39 Account Number (00969346) quoting your name as the payment reference. For administration purposes all patrons should provide a note of their name and address by post or by email to

If you have any queries or questions please contact Charles Gray by telephone (660914) or by email at


Patrons 2023

Nancy Blake, West Linton
Alan & Marjorie Carter, West Linton
David Darling, Dolphinton
Hamish Dykes, West Linton
Neil Forsyth, West Linton
Sheila Forsyth, West Linton
Calum & Gillian Greenhow, West Linton
Mark & Lesley McDavid, West Linton
Mrs P Norris, Biggar
Rob and Becs Norris, West Linton
Roger Oakes, West Linton
Nancy Porteous, West Linton
Liz Reilly & Iain Roxburgh, West Linton
Stonepack Limited, Forfar
Margaret Struthers, West Linton
Tarth Limited, Blyth Bridge
Colin Thomas, West Linton
Thomas Independent Traders
Mary Turnbull, West Linton
Doug Veitch, West Linton
West Linton Post Office
Fay Young, West Linton


Thank you to all our 2023 Patrons!