All the details of Falkirk district's festive countdown of events for all the family

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The countdown to Christmas is underway and with so much going on, we’re compiling a handy list of local events for you to enjoy.

Whether it’s festive fayres, coffee mornings, or things for the younger members of the family to enjoy, let us know what is going on in your community and we’ll keep updating our list.

You can email [email protected] with the details or send us a message on our Falkirk Herald Facebook page.

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Falkirk: From December 1-24 there will be a Christmas Adventure taking place at Callendar House. It seems the elves have moved into the house as they are busy preparing for Christmas. You can join them for a magical, interactive adventure where Chef Elf really needs your help in the kitchen to get ready for the big day. Enjoy a 40-minute festive show where you will team up with the elves to make sure everything is ready for Santa coming - and he is on his way! Great fun for all the family, then finish your magical adventure by meeting Santa himself. Details on how to book here

Lots of festive events will be taking place in the next few weeks and we have the details: Pic: Michael GillenLots of festive events will be taking place in the next few weeks and we have the details: Pic: Michael Gillen
Lots of festive events will be taking place in the next few weeks and we have the details: Pic: Michael Gillen

Falkirk: Santa will be hosting festive breakfasts in Falkirk town centre. He will be at Icons Sports Bar and Grill from 10am-noon on December 3, 9 and 17. Then 4 Coo Wynd are hosting the big man in red on December 10 at 10am and noon. And on December 24 before he makes his stops around the world, he is visiting The Courtyard from 10am to 11:30am. Contact the businesses to book.

Grangemouth: Sing Forth Choir present their annual Winter Concert in Grangemouth Town Hall on Thursday, December 7. The concert will be sure to get you into the festive spirit with some of their favourite rock and pop songs with some Christmas party classics. Tickets are £8/£3.

Larbert: The Boys’ Brigade, Falkirk & District Battalion, are holding their annual Christmas Carol Service on Friday, December 8 at 7pm at Larbert Old Church.

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Limerigg: The Limerigg Christmas tree event takes place on Friday, December 8 at 6pm. There will be festive stalls and carol singing to get everyone in the festive spirit.

Bo’ness: A Festive Fair for the Fair comes to Bo’ness Town Hall on Saturday, December 9 from 11am to 3.30pm. Local crafters, tombola and teddies will be back for this festive event in aid of the Bo’ness Children’s Fair. There will be old Fair programmes, videos and DVDs for sale in aid of the Fair Day. There is no exhibition at this event and entry is free, although donations are welcome. Santa will also be visiting between noon and 2pm. Tickets to meet him, priced £2.50, should be booked in advance here. One ticket per person meeting Santa – parents/carers do not require a ticket.

Falkirk: St Andrew’s RC Primary School is hosting its annual Christmas Fayre on Saturday, December 9 from noon until 3pm. Free entry. There will be lots to do including stalls, fun fayre ride, hook the duck, food vans and much more. There will also be a visit from Santa.

Bo’ness: A special Christmas Concert will take place at Bo’ness Old Kirk on Monday, December 11 at 7pm. The event, in aid of the Old Kirk and Strathcarron Hospice, will feature Find Your Voice Kids, Retirement Rock Ladies and special guests. Tickets are £5, under 16s are free.

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Bo’ness: The ultimate Christmas film night will take place at the Hippodrome on Tuesday, December 12 when there will be a screening of Love Actually in aid of the Bo’ness Children’s Fair Festival. The event follows the success of the Fair’s Hallowe’en screening of Beetlejuice. Tickets are £17 including a cocktail and popcorn, or £10 entry only.

Limerigg: A Christmas ceilidh will take place in Limerigg Village Hall on Friday, December 15. Music will be provided by Forth and Clyde Ceilidh Band. The event, which runs from 7pm to 11pm, is bring your own bottle. A light buffet will be provided. Tickets are £13.50 available by emailing [email protected]

Carronshore: A Christmas Party is being held by Carron and Carronshore Gala Day committee on December 17. The event, which runs from 3pm to 6pm in Carronshore Community Centre, is priced £5 for kids and £1 for adults. Ticket includes entry and a child’s gift from Santa. Please note some activities will incur additional charges. There will be dancing, games, Santa, hot dogs, tuck shop, tattoos, face painting and tombola. Book your tickets via the Carron and Carronshore Gala Facebook page.

Slamannan: The Slamannan Lights Up Christmas event will take place on December 17 at 4pm. Gather at the Christmas tree on New Street and Main Street for the festive celebrations. There will be Santa, reindeer, hot chocolate and mince pies, carol singing and a torchlight procession.

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Bonnybridge: St Helen’s Parish Church is hosting Carols by Candlelight on Tuesday, December 19 at 7pm. Tickets are £5 for adults and £1 for children. Contact [email protected]. Tea, coffee and mince pies will be available.

Larbert: Falkirk Caledonia Choir is hosting a Christmas concert at Larbert East Church on Wednesday, December 20 at 7.30pm. Tickets cost £12 for adults and £2 for children at primary school. Tickets can be obtained from choir members, via the choir’s Facebook page, through the ‘contact us’ form at or from the church.

Grangemouth: Grangemouth Choral will host their annual Christmas Concert in Abbotsgrange Parish Church, Abbots Road, Grangemouth, FK3 8JP on Thursday, December 21at 7.30pm. Tickets, priced £10, are available from Choral members or at the door on the night.