Hippodrome Festival of Silent Cinema 2015

Wednesday 18 March - Sunday 22 March

The 5th Hippodrome Festival of Silent Cinema is now well under way. We would love to hear your feedback, so if you've attended the Festival and could spare just a few minutes to complete a questionnaire we would greatly appreciate it: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/HippFest15.

All entries will go in to a prize draw to win a FESTIVAL GOODY BAG (including exclusive Kelpies merchandise worth over £30 and signed goodies from Festival performers).

We've pulled out all the stops for this, our Fifth Festival, packing the programme with rare and classic films from the world's archives and populating the Hippodrome and new venues across the town with a brilliant line-up of silent film accompanists from right across the musical spectrum. In a first for our expanding programme, we also have a glamorous photographic portrait exhibition, showing silent stars visiting Scotland.

You can get a flavour of the Festival's content in our preview below:

Whilst you're in town, the Victorian town centre of Bo'ness and visit some of the attractions in the local area. Special accommodation rates are available for festivalgoers at The Richmond Park Hotel in Bo'ness: £60.00 for a double room, inclusive of full Scottish breakfast. Rooms can be booked directly on 01506 823213, quoting reference RPH1216.

HippFest is now known far and wide for bringing together inspiring people and films in extraordinary venues, making for an experience much greater than the sum of its parts. HippFest number 5 will prove this yet again and we hope you will join us for a taste of the magic.

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Scotland’s only festival dedicated to silent cinema, where Music & Movies Come Alive! will showcase classic films and forgotten gems as well as new commissions, and play host to an international array of talented musicians. We also continue our commitment to fun and engaging community and education outreach projects in the run up to and during the Festival.

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Last updated: 20 March 2015 at 15:24