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.



Give your kids a birthday party to remember at the Hippodrome. Maximum movie magic for the children… Minimum hassle for you!

Special Occasions

Celebrate your special occasion in style at the Hippodrome. Friends, family and your favourite film!

Three hours exclusive use for £325

Availability is subject to the cinema programme. Contact the team to discuss how we can accommodate you.

Film of your choice

All screenings require the permission from any known rights holder/s. We will attempt to identify and secure licences on your behalf. The costs will be quoted in advance and added to your invoice once you have confirmed your booking (film licence costs range from £80 to £500).


We can also cater for your celebration, from popcorn and pop to something more special from the bar at a range of prices to suit – guaranteed to make your event a real star performance! James Bond martinis, The Big Lebowski White Russians, Sex and the City Cosmopolitan – you name it and we'll do the rest.

Finishing Touches
  • Happy birthday song (or your own special song)
  • On screen message
  • Snack packs

Contact hippodrome@falkirkcommunitytrust.org for more information.

Conference and Events Hire

Over 100 years old, Scotland's first purpose built picture palace, lovingly restored to the décor of its 1920's heyday makes a unique location for your event. Whether for a corporate event, a product launch, or even a gaming marathon, The Hippodrome is the venue for a memorable occasion. Included in your hire is state-of-the-art facilities as the Hippodrome is equipped with 35mm and digital projection, power point and internet access, satellite broadcast technology and a comprehensive range of presentation equipment and technical support.

We can also cater for your event from popcorn and pop to something more special at a range of prices to suit – guaranteed to make your event a real star performance!

Stalls Area

The stalls area on the ground floor seats 100 with 3 spaces for wheelchairs. There is an infra-red system for the hard of hearing. Toilets (including wheelchair accessible) and baby changing facilities are located to the rear along with the space for refreshments and catering.


The balcony seats 73 comfortably. Heritage toilets are located at the rear of the balcony. Please note that there is no lift access to the balcony and the stairs are not suitable for the elderly or infirm.


2K DLP projection and 35 mm projection, digital sound, projection from Blu-ray, DVD and VHS, PowerPoint projection from laptop, access to satellite feed, lectern with microphones, lapel and roaming microphones, stage lighting.


Private hire arrangements are strictly subject to availability; the primary business of the cinema being a public facility. Bookings are subject to Falkirk Community Trust hire policy.

Venue Costs
Activity Standard Rate
Auditorium (per hour) £205
Catering (per day) Prices available on request
Box Office Ticket Printing (per ticket) £0.10
Box Office Commission on Ticket Sales 7%
Merchandising Commission on Sales 15%

Optional extras:

  • Facilities to project DVCAM, BETA SP and Dig beta, audio recording
  • Screen size: 6.7m x 4.3m
  • Additional equipment available for hire on request

Subject to availability.

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Contact us

Venue Administration Team
FTH Theatre
West Bridge Street

01324 506177
Last updated: 25 September 2018 at 10:23