Nostalgia: 33 pictures of the Voice of Falkirk final in 2009

Long before ’The Voice’ appeared on television, there was the Voice of Falkirk competition, a chance for local people of all ages to show off their singing talents, and win some nice prizes into the bargain.

Friday, 20th September 2019, 3:24 pm

It has been 10 years since the first Voice of Falkirk final was held in City Nightclub and here we take a look back at that event.

Voice of Falkirk 2009. The finalists. Picture by Michael Gillen.
Voice of Falkirk 2009. Getting ready to perform. Picture by Michael Gillen.
Voice of Falkirk 2009. The excitement builds. Picture by Michael Gillen.
Voice of Falkirk 2009. The judges - John Maclean, Chris Judge, Tracey Braithwaite and Tom Urie. Picture by Michael Gillen.
Voice of Falkirk 2009. Matt Friel. Picture by Michael Gillen.
Voice of Falkirk 2009. Picture by Michael Gillen.
Voice of Falkirk 2009. Leigh Shade. Picture by Michael Gillen.
Voice of Falkirk 2009. Georgina McKenzie. Picture by Michael Gillen.
Voice of Falkirk 2009. Lindsay Bauchop. Picture by Michael Gillen.
Voice of Falkirk 2009. Picture by Michael Gillen.
Voice of Falkirk 2009. Lindsay Bauchop with event host Jennifer Marjoribanks. Picture by Michael Gillen.
Voice of Falkirk 2009. Susan Donaldson. Picture by Michael Gillen.
Voice of Falkirk 2009. During the interval, entertainment was provided by Dignan, Dowell and White. Picture by Michael Gillen.
Voice of Falkirk 2009. During the interval, entertainment was provided by Dignan, Dowell and White. Picture by Michael Gillen.
Voice of Falkirk 2009. Robyn McLean. Picture by Michael Gillen.
Voice of Falkirk 2009. Picture by Michael Gillen.
Voice of Falkirk 2009. Picture by Michael Gillen.
Voice of Falkirk 2009. Ross Miller. Picture by Michael Gillen.
Voice of Falkirk 2009. Picture by Michael Gillen.
Voice of Falkirk 2009. Picture by Michael Gillen.
Voice of Falkirk 2009. Helen Aitken. Picture by Michael Gillen.
Voice of Falkirk 2009. Paul Meikleham. Picture by Michael Gillen.
Voice of Falkirk 2009. Alana McLeron. Picture by Michael Gillen.
Voice of Falkirk 2009. Rachel Higgins. Picture by Michael Gillen.
Voice of Falkirk 2009. Voicejam entertained the audience. Picture by Michael Gillen.
Voice of Falkirk 2009. The judges deliberate. Picture by Michael Gillen.
Voice of Falkirk 2009. Picture by Michael Gillen.
Voice of Falkirk 2009. Picture by Michael Gillen.
Voice of Falkirk 2009. Third place - Alana McLeron. Picture by Michael Gillen.
Voice of Falkirk 2009. Runner-up - Ross Miller. Picture by Michael Gillen.
Voice of Falkirk 2009. Winner Robyn McLean can't quite believe it! Picture by Michael Gillen.
Voice of Falkirk 2009. Ross Miller, Robyn McLean and Alan McLeron. Picture by Michael Gillen.
Voice of Falkirk 2009. The top three with Suzanne Aitkinson and Chris Judge. Picture by Michael Gillen.