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Saturday, 30 Apr 22 at 09:00 AM The Helix, Home of The Kelpies View

Kelpies 10

Saturday, 27 Apr 24 at 19:00 PM The Helix, Home of The Kelpies View

Supernova Kelpies

Friday, 12 Nov 21 at 20:00 PM The Helix, Home of The Kelpies View

Kelpies Kick Off

Saturday, 04 Mar 23 at 11:00 AM The Helix, Home of The Kelpies View

Outdoor Activities

Walk for Parkinson’s - Kelpies

Thursday, 02 Sep 21 at 18:00 PM The Helix, Home of The Kelpies View

Kelpies Synthetic Ice Rink

Saturday, 23 Dec 23 at 10:00 AM The Helix, Home of The Kelpies View

Science at The Kelpies: RSE Women in Science Exhibition

Friday, 12 May 23 at 09:30 AM The Helix, Home of The Kelpies View


Five-star achievements for The Helix, Home of The Kelpies



Thistle Awards Shortlist

VisitScotland Thistle Award shortlist success for The Helix, Home of the Kelpies and Canal Encounters event View


The Helix picks up best in Scotland for a ‘Great Day Out’ at national tourism awards


The Kelpie Bairn's Christmas

Thursday, 23 Dec 21 at 18:00 PM The Helix, Home of The Kelpies View

Floating Garden Docked at the Helix

Saturday, 09 Jul 22 at 07:00 AM The Helix, Home of The Kelpies View

Falkirk Explored App


Women in Science in Scotland: An Evening of Celebration

Thursday, 25 May 23 at 19:30 PM The Helix, Home of The Kelpies View


The Helix, Home of The Kelpies

Falkirk, FK2 7ZT


Scotland's Kelpie Maquettes come home

Following more than 6 years of international globe “trotting” taking in visits to New York, Chicago, Milan and London. The original 1:10 scale maquettes designed by sculptor Andy Scott will return to the Helix Park, Falkirk on Monday 24 February and for the first time will meet the full size 30m high sculptures on site. View

March for 16 Days Against Gender-Based Violence

Friday, 25 Nov 22 at 15:30 PM The Helix, Home of The Kelpies View


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

Cosy Christmas Reads

Saturday, 10 Dec 22 at 10:00 AM The Helix, Home of The Kelpies View

Free For All

Saturday, 09 Jul 22 at 13:00 PM The Helix, Home of The Kelpies View

Scurry Around The Helix 10km and 1.5km Fun Run

Saturday, 20 Apr 24 at 08:45 AM The Helix, Home of The Kelpies View


Clydesdale: Saving the Greatest Horse: WORLD PREMIERE

Monday, 29 Apr 24 at 19:30 PM Hippodrome View

Pedal Falkirk

Sunday, 03 Oct 21 at 08:00 AM The Helix, Home of The Kelpies View


Euan Stevenson and the Earthtones Trio: World Premiere of Sound Tracks

Sunday, 24 Apr 22 at 19:30 PM Falkirk Trinity Church View

Falkirk Half Marathon

Sunday, 20 Nov 22 at 09:00 AM Falkirk Stadium View


International Women's Day 2021



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


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


Falkirk Community Trust has announced that Maureen Campbell OBE will stand down as its Chief Executive on 31 August 2021.

Maureen has been instrumental in driving the Trust’s growth and success during the last ten years. Before taking on the role at Falkirk Community Trust, Maureen had been employed by Falkirk Council as Director of Community Services for 11 years. Neil Brown, who has been General Manager with Falkirk Community Trust since 2012, will take on the role of Chief Executive on Maureen’s departure and will lead the team to the successful transition to Falkirk Council by 1 April 2022. View


Scottish Hospitality Awards nominations for popular Falkirk destinations.

Falkirk Council is delighted to have been nominated in several categories for this year’s Scottish Hospitality Awards. The awards are organised and hosted by Creative Oceanic and voted for by the Scottish public. View


The Audio Story Company

The Audio Story Company to take up residency at FTH Theatre View


Falkirk Explored

Falkirk Explored is your ticket to go out and explore the best of the Falkirk area! This interactive mobile app for iOs and Android phones, will help you discover a variety of walking and cycling trails along the Falkirk District. View


Great Place Falkirk Online Events


Great British Dog Walk

Saturday, 27 Aug 22 at 10:00 AM The Helix, Home of The Kelpies View

Call Out For Falkirk Science Festival Content

Falkirk Science Festival is returning for its fourth year from the 4th May – 19th May 2024. We have a number of events and strands that we are looking for new content for. View


Call for entries - Falkirk



Call for entries - Falkirk Wheel



Five New Forth Bike Stations For Falkirk



Falkirk Stadium

4 Stadium Way, Falkirk, FK2 9EE


Falkirk: By Robin McKelvie

When I told a friend from London I was going back to Falkirk his first question was “where is that?”. My answer was simple – “Falkirk is at the heart of everything”. View


Falkirk Community Trust Staff Supporting NHS Forth Valley

Since Autumn of 2020, Falkirk Community Trust (FCT) has been supporting several NHS Forth Valley programmes, including Flu Vaccination, COVID Vaccination, Mobile Testing Units and a Fixed Asymptomatic Test Site involving several Trust operated sites. View


Falkirk Community Trust says Thank you to over 1000 Local Volunteers



16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

Friday, 25 Nov 22 at 10:00 AM 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

RSPB Membership Stand

Saturday, 09 Oct 21 at 10:00 AM The Helix, Home of The Kelpies View


The Mariner Centre Reaches for the Stars!

Exceptional staff hospitality and improved facilities are two highlights that helped to improve the star rating of the Mariner Centre at the recent Visit Scotland inspection resulting in a four star rating. View


Boiling Point (15)

Friday, 11 Feb 22 at 20:00 PM Hippodrome View


Behind-the-Scenes Tour

Thursday, 23 Mar 23 at 10:00 AM Hippodrome View


Tea and a Talk - The Bo'ness Hill Climb with Kenny Baird

Wednesday, 07 Dec 22 at 10:30 AM Callendar House View

Falkirk Science Festival - Countryside, Castles and Bluebells Walk

Wednesday, 18 May 22 at 10:00 AM Muiravonside Country Park View

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Happiness Collectors

Saturday, 25 Jun 22 at 14:30 PM FTH View

Shuttle Bus (Linlithgow - Bo'ness)

Wednesday, 22 Mar 23 at 18:35 PM Hippodrome View

Shuttle Bus (Bo'ness - Linlithgow)

Wednesday, 22 Mar 23 at 21:30 PM Hippodrome View

Booking Information

Booking and cost information for Our School workshops. View

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Thank You


Finding Aids


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

Library Visits & Resources


Life At Callendar House

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

Healthy Eating


Great Mariner Reef Birthday Parties


Cinema of the Senses: 32 Sounds by Sam Green

Thursday, 25 May 23 at 19:30 PM Hippodrome View


Zetland Park Tennis Courts

Zetland Park, Grangemouth, FK3 9DQ

Writing Rammy


My 1st Library Card

Start your wee one off on a lifelong love of reading with their very own library card. You might get a flyer when you register your child’s birth but, even if you don’t, as long as your little one is aged under 5, you can apply. View




Terms & Conditions


Young People

Libraries are one of the few places you can go that’s free! You can borrow up to 30 books, or just come in to study, read or use a PC. View

Home Library Service

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



Fitness Offers


Summer Reading Challenge

Go on a reading adventure at your local library this summer! The Summer Reading Challenge is back for 2023. View

Larbert Library Appointment Slot

Tuesday, 01 Dec 20 at 11:00 AM Larbert Library View

Bonnybridge Library Appointment Slot

Monday, 24 May 21 at 10:00 AM Bonnybridge Library View

Denny Library Appointment Slot

Tuesday, 01 Dec 20 at 11:00 AM Denny Library View

Grangemouth Library Appointment Slot

Thursday, 13 May 21 at 13:30 PM View

Slamannan Library Appointment Slot

Tuesday, 01 Dec 20 at 14:30 PM Slamannan Library View

Meadowbank Library Appointment Slot

Tuesday, 01 Dec 20 at 11:00 AM Meadowbank Library View

Museums Exhibitions

Our Stories - Views of our Past

Wednesday, 28 Apr 21 at 10:00 AM Callendar House View


Dollar Park Tennis Courts

Dollar Park, Falkirk FK1 5SQ

Outdoor Activities Adult Activities

Linked Winter Skills Weekend for Hill Walkers

Saturday, 02 Mar 24 at 07:00 AM Outdoor Activities Base View


Larbert Library Fun Palace

Saturday, 07 Oct 23 at 11:00 AM Larbert Library View

Callendar House Tea Room

Wednesday, 29 Mar 23 at 10:00 AM View

Sports for People with a Disability

Additional Support Needs Camp

Monday, 01 Jul 24 at 10:00 AM Carrongrange High School View




Mariner Centre

Glasgow Road, FK1 4HJ


Callander House Tearoom Menu


Terms and Conditions (Writing Rammy)



Visual Art and Craft Maker Awards



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


Statement 15 December 2021



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


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


Visual Arts & Crafts Makers Awards 2021



Grangemouth Sports Complex Gym Election Centre Closure



A second chance to see the work of local artists at Callendar House

While many of us were home baking during lockdown, a group of fabulous local artists were busy creating and adapting their work for Winter 2020, Falkirk Community Trust’s first new Callendar House exhibition since the building closed in March 2020. The exhibition was only open for a matter of weeks before we were forced to close the House due to the second COVID-19 lockdown. View




“Our Stories” brings Falkirk area heritage to life

Explore stories and videos about our local heritage on our new Our Stories website, supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund. 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


Muiravonside Farm to commemorate Hamish and they need your help

It was a sad time at Newpark Farm within Muiravonside Park last November when Falkirk Community Trust announced the sad passing of their Clydesdale horse Hamish. View


New Library opening hours

From Monday 20th November Library opening hours are changing. All libraries will now be closed on Wednesdays and will open only on one late evening. Slamannan Library will now also open on Saturdays. View


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


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


Falkirk Community Trust urges park visitors to beware of frozen water this winter

With the drop in temperatures many of the ponds are freezing across our parks and although it may seem safe, we urge all visitors to avoiding walking on what will in fact be fairly thin ice. View


Big win for Falkirk Council at the Scottish Hospitality Awards



Queen’s Baton Relay passes through Kinneil Park, Bo’ness



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


FTH Theatre Set for An Enchanting Christmas With Beauty and the Beast

Panto is back at FTH Theatre this Christmas with the magical Beauty and the Beast. It is not just Panto that is back – FTH favourites Barbara Bryceland (as Fairy Fiona), Scott Watson (as Wee Frankie McClunkey) and Derek McGhie (as Callum Kelpie) are returning for more festive fun, with tickets on sale from 1 September for the show running from Friday 10 to Wednesday 29 December 2021. 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



The shortlist has been announced for the National Campaign for the Arts' (NCA) Hearts for the Arts Awards 2022. The awards celebrate the unsung heroes of Local Authorities who are championing the arts against all odds. View


Volunteers Week 2023



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



HippFest ‘22 brings stars of the silver screen back to Bo’ness. View

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