Chasing the Kelpies

We recently took one of our longest serving Helix volunteers for a little site visit, and asked her if she would write up her experience for the blog. We didn't expect such a descriptive story, but have loved reading it, and are proud to share it with you: View


Completing The Kelpies

Standing 30 metres (100ft) tall, they pay homage to the tradition of the working horses of Scotland which used to pull barges along Scotland's canals and worked in the fields in the area where they now stand. View


New York, New York

The little Kelpies are in the big apple! View


My Mane Men

Clare from our marketing team tells us about meeting Duke and Baron the Clydesdales and the mark they are leaving on The Kelpies. View

Filming & Photography Requests


Plaza Cafe

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


The Helix and The Kelpies

Falkirk, FK2 7ZT

Team Volunteering



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


Green Flag Award 2016

We are very proud to announce that The Helix has been awarded our very first Green Flag Award! View


The Helix welcomes volunteers throughout the year. View

Gladiators: A Cemetery Of Secrets Exhibition Visit

Callendar House is excited to host Gladiators: A Cemetery Of Secrets, on loan from The Jorvik Centre from 19th May to 6th October 2019. View

Pay Per Visit


Pre and Post Workshop Activities

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

Bo'ness Volunteer Recruitment Fayre

Volunteering is for everyone and anyone, whatever your background, experience or ability. Come along and find out about how you can get involved in your own community. Thursday 29th August , 2pm-8pm at Bo'ness town hall. Everyone is welcome, including children. Pop in, meet the groups and visit the FREE friendly cafe! View

Booking Information

Booking and cost information for Our School workshops. View

Meerkat Movies


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

Soft Play


Finding Aids


How to get here




Life At Callendar House

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

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



Zetland Park Tennis Courts

Zetland Park, Grangemouth, FK3 9DQ

Terms & Conditions


Afternoon Tea

Join us at The Tearoom which offers superb views of Callendar Park – spectacular at any time of the year and enjoy delicious afternoon tea. View

Library Online


Summer Reading Challenge


Home Library Service

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



Catering Assistant (Casual)


Join your local library



Dollar Park Tennis Courts

Dollar Park, Falkirk FK1 5SQ


Mariner Centre

Glasgow Road, FK1 4HJ


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




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


Healthy and delicious food at the Helix!

We are welcoming our chef Jason on the blog to talk about the delicious but healthy food you can find at the Helix visitor centre ! View


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


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


‘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


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


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


HippFest Launches 2019 Programme



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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