Fit and Active Outdoor Activities

The Big Picnic

Free
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Guide Dogs Welcome
  • Cafe

Falkirk's favourite festival is back for 2019! Come down to the Helix for a fun filled family day out - and don't forget your picnic! There will be lots of activities for all ages to enjoy plus live entertainment from some fantastic local talent. Based at the great lawn, there will be a whole host of activity to get involved with, from learning circus skills to sports activities. 

Bookable Activities

Escape Room: Can you escape our escape room??? You have 20 minutes to put yourself and friends to the test.

Creation Station: your little ones can come along and make a festival kite, magic maize noodle doodles or play doh creations.  

What’s Happening! FREE (*some activities will incur a small charge)

  • Laser tag – visit our wee heroes arena
  • Jon our Health & Fitness team and see if you can beat the Malteser challenge!
  • Come down and learn some circus skills in the great lawn area with the Tartan Juggler.
  • Join the Grangemouth Sports Hub clubs and learn all about Basketball, Pole Fit,  and Hockey.
  • Falkirk Active Travel Hub will be on hand to help and advise you with any walking, cycling or sustainable transportation queries you might have. They can also help you to plan family friendly routes locally and will have an electric bike for people to experience the benefits of these fantastic bicycles!
  • Facepainting – charge will apply.
  • Stalls – variety of stalls at the side of the great lawn.
  • RSPB-  will have games of Nature Bingo – kids scour the grounds looking for nature items, or make mini kebabs for your garden birds or an apple bird feeder
  • Woodland Trust – learn all about the woodland trust and the fantastic work they do.
  • Falkirk Foodbank – please help support the local foodbank by donating a jar or a packet or non perishable food.
  • Visit the Travelling Gallery with its all new exhibition,  Displaced.
  • Plus lots more!

Stage Timing     

11.00     Welcome

11.05     Baby ballet

11.40     Chloe Ashe

12.10     Project Theatre

12.40     FCT Health & Fitness team

1.10        Jasmin Milne

1.40        Wolanski’s Pole & Aerial Fitness

2.20        Aimee Bryceland

2.45        Coco’s Moo Music

3.20        Sonic Blues

4.00        Event closed

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