We're very excited to announce the route the Queen's Baton Relay will take throughout the Falkirk area on the 24th June. We hope you will be able to join us at some point along the way to enjoy the celebrations! Here is the full rundown of where the Baton will be and when:
8am - Stirling Road - Broad Street (Denny)
8.15am - Denny High School - The Denny High School of Dance will perform and welcome the Baton at the start of its journey.
8.44am - Forth Valley Royal Hospital
9.14am - Bellsdyke Road, Muirhall Road, Main Street, Kirk Avenue, Carrongrange Road (Larbert & Stenhousemuir)
9.56am - New Carron Road, Ronades Road (Newcarron Village)
10.11am - Main Street, Glasgow Road (Camelon)
10.29am - Falkirk Wheel - there will be choirs and dancers performing here for spectators to watch
11.53am - Port Downie, Lock 16, Glenfuir Road (Camelon)
12.22pm - Camelon Road, High Street (Falkirk)
12.48pm - Callendar Park (Falkirk) - Sporting demonstrations, music and children's activities. Bodyworks from Glasgow Science Centre will be there, and Tam Dean Burn who will be reading from Julia Donaldson's books.
2.27pm - Provost Road/Kinneil House (Bo'ness) - children's activities
2.57pm - Corbiehall, Seaview Place, North Street, Links Road, Grangepans (Bo'ness)
3.31pm - Blackness Castle and Access Road (Bo'ness)
4.22pm - Grangemouth Sports Stadium/Kersie Bank Avenue (Grangemouth) - local sports clubs "come and try" sessions and demonstrations
5.28pm - Bo'ness Road from Spitfire to Municipal Buildings
6pm - Devon Street/Canal Street/The Kelpies/The Great Lawn - bring a picnic and join us for the celebrations! Choirs, dancing, and a chance to try the 17 commonwealth sports, followed by the formal passing over of the Baton to Clackmannanshire. Music from Brian McNeil and friends, followed by a mass ceilidh finishing at around 8pm!
You can view/download and print a map of the main event at The Helix and The Kelpies here.
We hope you can join us along the way for the celebrations!