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Falkirk Live! hits right notes

Falkirk is preparing for an invasion of music fans this weekend for the first-ever Falkirk Live!

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Kasabian's Ian Matthews is guest drummer at Scottish Drum Festival

Kasabian drummer heading for Denny festival

The Scottish Drum Festival returns to Falkirk for a fifth year, with some serious talent on display.

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Bontanical artists Mary ONeil and Sharon Fox have works on display

View art and nature in harmony

Two local artists with a real love for nature feature in a new exhibition which pays tribute to Falkirk botanical legend George Forrest.

Derek Steel with the first Razur Cuts. Picture: Michael Gillen

New magazine to hit the street

An underground magazine for raw music, literature, poetry, photography, short stories and artwork will be hitting Falkirk streets soon.

Arts 1
Eighties superstars Bucks Fizz are coming to Falkirk

Make your mind up to see Fizz in Falkirk

Eighties pop superstars Bucks Fizz are coming to Falkirk and there’s nothing make believe about that.

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A stranger who may or may not be God comes to town ...

A stranger who may or may not be God comes to town ...

A truly unremarkable man who likes nothing better than his weekly trip to the cafe in B&Q, and a chance encounter with a stranger who may, or may not, be God ...

Theatre and Comedy 1
The Buzzcocks

Going Steady

There are few groups who were born in the chaotic early days of the British punk scene that have created a more lasting impact than the Buzzcocks.

Falkirk band The Media Whores

Capital gig for Media men

Falkirk’s favourite political punk rockers The Media Whores are heading for the home of Holyrood to launch their new album.

Sarah Em has matured into a confident solo performer

A time of reflection for Sarah

If fledgling singer songwriter of five years ago Sarah Monteith could look at a live performance by Sarah Em in 2016 she probably would not recognise herself.


Never too old for good music

Jazz icon Chris Barber is proof that, no matter your age, if you are a talented musician you just want to keep entertaining audiences.

Falkirk Operatic Society members

Falkirk Operatic sets sail for South Pacific

As autumn approaches Falkirk Operatic Society’s next all-singing, all-dancing production will keep temperatures from falling too far.

Baby Strange

Baby Strange are taking debut album on the road

A three-piece band described as the newest evolution of punk rock ’n’ roll will play Falkirk as part of their debut album tour.

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David Bowie, eligible for airplay on Radio Dead

Radio Dead - the new station playing only deceased artists

Dead air - that moment when the music unexpectedly stops - is the greatest fear of the radio DJ.

Roald Dahl's children's books continue to be popular today. Pic: Neil Hanna

Celebrating Roald Dahl Day

The BFG, Danny the Champion of the World and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – do any of these ring a bell?

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Fairweather and the Elements at Sanctuary

The Elements will go down a storm in church Sanctuary

Falkirk’s new band of local music scene all-stars Fairweather and the Elements will seek Sanctuary in a church near you later this month.

Polmont YOI is allowing visitors through the doors on the day

You don’t have to go far to find intriguing, nostalgic or just beautiful buildings on Doors Open Days, says Kirsty Paterson

If its purpose is to offer a peek at places that are not usually open to the public, the local Doors Open Days have scored a couple of major coups this year.

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Shark in the Park is coming to Falkirk in October

Family fun across Falkirk with new season shows

There will be plenty on offer for all the family at the Hippodrome and Falkirk Town Hall as they kick off their new season programme with a bang.

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Falkirk band The Media Whores

Razor sharp music of the Media men

Remember when music used to mean something.

Harry Benson

Life through Harry’s lens

He toured with the Beatles, was there when Senator Bobby Kennedy was assassinated, and was tear gassed during the James Meredith March with Dr Martin Luther King Jr.

Saxophonist Konrad Wiszniewski helps launch Falkirk Live! from the top of the Steeple. Picture: Michael Gillen

Festival is hitting the high notes

Music fans will be heading for Falkirk in October for the launch of a weekend festival which organisers hope will become an annual event.

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