Explore The Kelpies

The only way to get inside a Kelpie is on our Kelpies Tour! View

Outdoor Activities

The Kelpies Supernova 5K Run

Friday, 08 Nov 19 at 20:00 PM The Helix, Home of The Kelpies View

Visitor Centre

Ideally located for an excellent view of the Kelpies, the Visitor Centre is the hub of The Helix. View

Canal Festival Time Machine

Sunday, 24 May 20 at 11:00 AM The Helix, Home of The Kelpies View

Glasgow to Falkirk Walk

Saturday, 25 Jul 20 at 07:00 AM The Helix, Home of The Kelpies View

Filming & Photography Requests

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Outdoor Activities

Helix Duathlon

Sunday, 22 Sep 19 at 08:00 AM The Helix, Home of The Kelpies View

Outdoor Activities

Fire & Light 2020: Visions

Wednesday, 01 Jan 20 at 16:30 PM The Helix, Home of The Kelpies View

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Happy New Year from everyone at Fire & Light 2020 Visions

Thank you for wrapping up your Hogmanay celebrations with us at Fire & Light 2020 Visions. We really enjoyed starting the New Year with a walk around the park with you all. View

How to get Here

So you want to come and see the magnificent Kelpies, and their home The Helix Park, for yourself? We are ideally located in the central belt of Scotland - around 19 miles from Edinburgh and 35 miles from Glasgow airports. View

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Venue

The Helix, Home of The Kelpies

Falkirk, FK2 7ZT
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Plaza Cafe

The Plaza Café is an indoor/outdoor space that sits in the heart of Helix Park overlooking our lagoon. View

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Britain’s Best Walking Neighbourhood

We need you to vote! Falkirk is through to the last 10 for Britain’s Best walking Neighbourhood award. View

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BBC Radio 4’s ‘Any Questions?’ panel to face Falkirk locals as show comes to the Falkirk Wheel

BBC Radio 4 show ‘Any Questions?’ is to be broadcast live from The Falkirk Wheel on Friday 8th November 2019. The show, which offers local people a chance to ask questions and influence debate, will follow the 8pm news and be repeated on Saturday 9th at 1.10pm. Listeners will also have a chance to join in the debate during the Saturday ‘Any Answers?’ phone-in at 2pm. View

Whit's a Kelpie Onywye?

Saturday, 30 Nov 19 at 18:00 PM The Helix View

Outdoor Activities

The Great British Dog Walk

Saturday, 23 Mar 19 at 11:00 AM The Helix, Home of The Kelpies View

Outdoor Activities

Gran Fondo Scotland - Autumn Classic

Sunday, 29 Sep 19 at 08:15 AM The Helix, Home of The Kelpies View

Explore the Area

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Team Volunteering

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Group Booking Terms & Conditions

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Volunteering

The Helix welcomes volunteers throughout the year. View

School Booking Terms & Conditions

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Canal Festival Time Machine

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Pay Per Visit

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Policy & Planning Manager (CT2228)

Would you like to influence the future of one of Scotland’s major providers of community services? Can you drive policy change and help us plan for the future? View

Canal Festival Event Coordinator

Falkirk Community Trust (FCT) seeks an experienced freelance event coordinator to support the delivery of an engagement project and outdoor event Canal Festival: Time Machine 24th May, 2020. View

Science Festival Coordinator

Falkirk Community Trust (FCT) seeks an experienced freelance festival coordinator to support the delivery of Falkirk Science Festival running from 9th May – 23rd May 2020. View

Pre and Post Workshop Activities

All self-led workshops instructions include recommendations for pre and/or post visit activities for the classroom. View

Film

Behind the Scenes Tour

Thursday, 19 Mar 20 at 10:00 AM Hippodrome View

Outdoor Activities Youth Activities

Summer Canoeing/Bushcraft

Wednesday, 03 Jul 19 at 08:30 AM Outdoor Activities Base View

Outdoor Activities Youth Activities

Easter Canoeing/Bushcraft

Monday, 06 Apr 20 at 08:30 AM Outdoor Activities Base View

Family

Christmas Adventures

Saturday, 23 Nov 19 at 11:00 AM Callendar House View

A Big Day Out

Thursday, 19 Mar 20 at 09:30 AM Hippodrome View

Heritage Exhibitions Outdoor Activities

Archaeology Scotland's Scottish Living History Festival

Saturday, 31 Aug 19 at 09:00 AM Callendar Park View

Birthday Parties

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Booking Information

Booking and cost information for Our School workshops. View

Meerkat Movies

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Schools

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Finding Aids

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Life On The Antonine Wall

Through activity learning, pupils will learn why and how the Antonine Wall was built and imagine what life was like for soilders stationed at the wall. View

Life At Callendar House

Pupils re-enact the past by adopting jobs at Callendar House from different periods in history. View

How to get here

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Silent Film Festival 2014

It's been another record breaker! Huge thanks to everyone who made the fourth Hippodrome Festival of Silent Cinema (HippFest) a special event that people all over the country were talking about. View

Care Words Volunteer

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Outdoor Activities

Summer Outdoor Play Sessions

Monday, 05 Aug 19 at 09:00 AM The Helix, Home of The Kelpies View

Terms & Conditions

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Outdoor Activities

Family Friendly Badger Watch (Ages 6+)

Friday, 12 Apr 19 at 19:30 PM Muiravonside Country Park View

Clubs

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Home Library Service

Can't get to the library? Let the Library come to you! View

Library Online

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Volunteer Co-ordinator CT2842

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Cleaner CT1365

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Storeperson - Bike Technician CT3420

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Join your local library

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Research

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Car Park Attendant CT3114

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Outdoor Activities Adult Activities

Central Highlands High Tops Trip

Friday, 06 Mar 20 at 07:00 AM Outdoor Activities Base View

Venue

Zetland Park Tennis Courts

Zetland Park, Grangemouth, FK3 9DQ
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FAQs

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Film

Mary Poppins Returns (PG)

Friday, 31 May 19 at 19:00 PM Hippodrome View

Outdoor Activities Youth Activities

Summer Canoeing/Kayaking

Friday, 12 Jul 19 at 08:30 AM Outdoor Activities Base View

Outdoor Activities Youth Activities

Easter Canoeing/Kayaking

Wednesday, 15 Apr 20 at 08:30 AM Outdoor Activities Base View

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Visual Art and Craft Maker Awards

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Film

Downton Abbey (PG) Cuppa Screening

Monday, 16 Dec 19 at 11:00 AM Hippodrome View

Family

Central Theatre Productions presents Peter Pan

Sunday, 19 Jan 20 at 19:00 PM FTH View

Libraries

Falkirk Council Advice and Support Hub

Monday, 21 Oct 19 at 10:30 AM Bo'ness Library View

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Work in progress on Falkirk’s Great Place project

Following a successful bid for the largest Heritage Lottery Fund Great Place grant awarded in Scotland, planning is moving ahead on the Falkirk Great Place scheme with the hiring of Project Coordinator, Helen Rashad, who is now in post. View

Film

Tell it to the Bees (15)

Friday, 23 Aug 19 at 19:30 PM Hippodrome View

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Tell it to the Bees (15) Captioned Screening

Friday, 23 Aug 19 at 16:30 PM Hippodrome View

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Tell it to the Bees (15) Cuppa Screening

Monday, 26 Aug 19 at 11:00 AM Hippodrome View

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Downton Abbey (PG) Cuppa Screening

Monday, 30 Sep 19 at 11:00 AM Hippodrome View

Film

Downton Abbey (PG)

Friday, 27 Sep 19 at 16:30 PM Hippodrome View

Film For Schools

The Biggest Little Farm (PG) School Screening

Wednesday, 22 Apr 20 at 10:00 AM Hippodrome View

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September Brochure

September Hippodrome Brochure View

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Glad to Help! Gladiators Volunteers on to Pastures New

We could not be more grateful to our small legion of volunteer gallery invigilators, who joined the staff at Callendar House between May and October 2019 for Falkirk Community Trust’s flagship summer exhibition Gladiators: A Cemetery of Secrets. View

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Gas supply issues in local area

An update from Falkirk Community Trust on our venues and the recent issues with gas supply in the local area. View

Venue

Dollar Park Tennis Courts

Dollar Park, Falkirk FK1 5SQ
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Outdoor Activities

Lowland Leader Award - Assessment

Saturday, 27 Apr 19 at 09:00 AM Outdoor Activities Base View

Chase the Turkey

Sunday, 08 Dec 19 at 11:00 AM The Helix, Home of The Kelpies View

Libraries

Girls Who Code

Tuesday, 21 Jan 20 at 17:30 PM Meadowbank Library View

Libraries

Harry Potter Book Night events

Saturday, 01 Feb 20 at 10:00 AM View

Outdoor Activities

The Big Picnic

Sunday, 08 Sep 19 at 11:00 AM The Helix, Home of The Kelpies View

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Mariner Centre

Glasgow Road, FK1 4HJ
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Three Libraries. One app. All Free with your library membership.

From November 1st library members will be able to access audiobooks, magazines and eBooks from their mobile device, all in one handy app. View

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Hidden Heritage is coming to life at Kinneil

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Outlander Filming Locations

VisitScotland have today announced that their popular Outlander map has now been developed into a digital audio guide for fans to enjoy in their own homes or at the locations. They have partnered with GeoTourist to develop the guide which is free to download from the GeoTourist app. Featuring on the app are Callendar House and Muiravonside Country Park. View

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Celebrating our volunteers - FCT's first ever Volunteer Social!

Here at Falkirk Community Trust we truly appreciate all that our hard-working and dedicated volunteers do for the community of Falkirk, so this year we wanted to make sure that they knew that too! View

Outdoor Activities Adult Activities

Assynt Canoe High Tops Expedition

Thursday, 29 Aug 19 at 06:00 AM Outdoor Activities Base View

Outdoor Activities

Lowland Leader Award - Training

Saturday, 06 Apr 19 at 09:00 AM Outdoor Activities Base View

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Active Schools projects awarded funding from the YOYP National Lottery Fund

We’re delighted that two of our Active Schools projects have each been awarded £10,000 from the @YOYP2018 #NationalLottery Fund to help young people #SparkAChange in their lives! View

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Bo’ness and the Birth of the Industrial Revolution

Falkirk celebrates the local birthplace of one of the most important inventions in technological history. View

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‘Best Cinema Experience in Scotland’ Winner!

The Hippodrome is very excited to announce that we won ‘Best Cinema Experience in Scotland’ at The Scottish Hospitality Awards this year. View

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Happy Hippo-birthday!

The Hippodrome Cinema in Bo’ness will be celebrating ten years since its high profile restoration and re-opening in April 2009 View

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HippFest 2019 Opening Film Announced

• Rare screening of ROB ROY (1922) to open HippFest on Wed 20 March • Tickets on sale from 12 noon on Friday 30 November • HippFest 2019 runs from Wed 20 to Sun 24 March 2019 View

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HippFest Launches 2019 Programme

HIPPODROME SILENT FILM FESTIVAL LAUNCHES 2019 PROGRAMME View

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HippFest Launches 2019 programme

Tickets for the 9th Hippodrome Silent Film Festival, held at Scotland’s oldest purpose-built cinema in Bo’ness, are now on sale. View

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Hippodrome Silent Film Festival Programme is Announced

The Hippodrome Silent Film Festival celebrates the new roaring twenties - in 2020! View

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