On Saturday's The Box Office will now be found in Callendar House and not in FTH. This will take effect from the 1st of June with opening hours of 09:45-15:00. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Community Engagement

The Bo'ness Community and HippFest

As a major cultural event in the town of Bo'ness and the Falkirk area, the Festival and cinema are recognised as attracting audiences from outwith the area but also providing local audiences with a much-loved and positive resource. In 2013, the Hippodrome Festival participated in a major community engagement project led by community leaders to produce the Bo'ness and Blackness Community Action Plan for 2013-2018 with the result of continuing to proactively support and embed the local community's relevant strategic priorities within the Festival's development plans.

As part of this, we undertake regular formal and informal consultation, feedback and input with our enthusiastic Festival Stakeholder Group consisting of representatives from: Bo'ness Community Council, Bo'ness Town Centre Management, Bo'ness – Bo'ness Networking Group, Falkirk Council's Community Learning and Development and Economic Development Services, Friends of Kinneil local heritage group, and the Bo'ness retailers group. These stakeholder relationships have developed into individual mutually beneficial partnerships across the areas of support, promotion and ambassador roles.

Two community engagement projects have successfully grown from these partnerships: the Falkirk-wide Community Tour of the Film Explainer and the Youth Engagement Programme.

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Last updated: 06 February 2019 at 16:54