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VIDEO & REVIEW: Sneak peek first look as Christmas At The Botanics opens at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

HARK! The herald conifer trees really do sing at Christmas At The Botanics - a spectacular new festive light and sound trail which has magically transformed the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

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Families will be mesmerised by the hypnotic beauty of a flickering, scented Fire Garden

WIN: Christmas At The Botanics family ticket - be first to see new Edinburgh festive lights spectacular

Christmas At The Botanics is the new Edinburgh festive lights spectacular set and we are giving YOUR family the chance to be amongst the first to see it.

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Countdown is on to Fire and Light III at the Helix

Countdown is on to Fire and Light III at the Helix

Forget Halloween, Bonfire Night, Christmas and Hogmanay – the hottest ticket in town is the third instalment of the Fire and Light saga at the Helix.

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Youngsters showcase writing talent

Youngsters showcase writing talent

Falkirk Libraries held their annual award ceremony in the Hope Street library on Monday night with top children’s author Alan Dapre handing out the prizes.

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The Unicorn Experience gives youngsters the chance to meet Pumpkin the magical pony/unicorn

Capturing unicorn magic

A mum has started her own business making children’s fairytale fantasies come true and giving them the chance to meet a real live unicorn.

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Photographer Rosita McKenzie

Eyecatching images from blind artist

The fascinating photography of a totally blind artist will be available to view at Callendar House later this month.

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Legions of locals will love Big Roman Week

Legions of locals will love Big Roman Week

Falkirk will once again be hailing its Roman roots later this year with a week-long festival that looks to the future of celebrating our past.

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Falkirk's Park Gallery hosts the exhibition until October 15

Falkirk’s Park Gallery remembers value of horse power

A new exhibition at the Park Gallery will show how important horses were in driving the industrial revolution forward in Scotland.

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Picture: Michael Gillen

Dance school success at world championships

McKechnie School of Dance did Scotland proud at the Dance World Cup in Germany taking home a magnificent seven world titles.

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One of Steve Messam's creations in the Mellerstain House estate

Archie returns bigger and better for 2017

Taking a taxi ride to discover the city, creating a village of play dens, and printing 3D building blocks to create a super space are just some of the highlights this summer as architecture takes centre stage with its own fringe.

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The Blok Dance crew get ready to entertain the crowd at Grangemouth High School

Blok stars rock Grangemouth High School

The talented youngsters of Blok Dance group put on another amazing show at Grangemouth High School last night – and their parents got in on the action too.

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Falkirk Local History Society will be moving into newly refurbished Steeple and using its rich past to good effect

Future looking bright for our Falkirk Steeple

A local history society will be hoping the past few centuries help to create a promising future for Falkirk Steeple.

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Gongoozling' exhibition launched by artist Lesley Banks in her studio



Wednesday 12th April 2017

Picture Alan Rennie.

Six top event to try and attend in the coming days

Here are six of the best events coming to a venue near you in the next week.

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Quiz: Can you tell the difference between Scotland and England?

Quiz: Can you tell the difference between Scotland and England?

Across the UK, you will find spectacular scenery, quaint villages, dazzling architecture and bustling cities.

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Frank Quitely with his image of Superman flying over Kelvingrove. Pic: SNS.

Glasgow is Frank about its place as the centre of the comic book universe

Nearly 200 years ago Glasgow became the birthplace of the comic book and remains at the entre of the industry to this day.

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Children show a lot of character for World Book Day

Youngsters throughout the Falkirk area got dressed up as their favourite fictional characters for World Book Day this week.

Education
Unite convener Mark Lyon

Mark’s new book lifts the lid on Ineos

A new book promises to give the inside story on the strike drama at Grangemouth petrochemical giant Ineos back in 2013.

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Author Craig Robertson joins brother and sister Jacob (5) and Orla Bennet (4) to declare Denny Library open. Picture: Michael Gillen

A new chapter for Denny

The official opening of the town’s new library this week is just the first chapter in the ongoing tale of Denny’s resurgence.

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Picture: Michael Gillen

Power’s powerful portraits

A Falkirk-born artist who has captured all of Scotland’s First Ministers on canvas is holding her first solo exhibition in Edinburgh next month.

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Northern Soul spinning back into Dobbie

Northern Soul spinning back into Dobbie

Larbert’s historic Dobbie Hall will host a night of nostalgic Northern Soul later this year.

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