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16 February 2021

The 10th HippFest Goes Online for 2021

Today (Tue 16 Feb) Falkirk Community Trust announced the Hippodrome Silent Film Festival’s 10th festival programme, Wed 17 – Sat 21 March 2021. The festival, which is affectionately known as HippFest, is usually housed in Scotland’s oldest purpose-built cinema The Hippodrome in Bo’ness.

26 December 2020

Venue Closure Statement

Following the announcement from the First Minister placing mainland Scotland in Covid protection level 4 from Saturday 26 December, we are suspending a range of services until further notice from this date

04 December 2020

Hippodrome Reopening

We are delighted to announce that we are hoping to reopen the much loved and missed Hippodrome Cinema in Bo’ness on Friday 18 December.  This is subject to confirmation of the Falkirk area moving into the Scottish Government’s Tier 2 and also completion of local health and safety tests.

24 November 2020

Filibus: The Mysterious Air Pirate

The Hippodrome Silent Film Festival (aka HippFest) is presenting Filibus: The Mysterious Air Pirate (1915) online on Saturday 28 November at 20:00 BST as part of the third edition of St Andrew’s Fair Saturday in Scotland.

05 November 2020

Cinema Recovery and Resilience Fund

Falkirk Community Trust is delighted to announce that the Hippodrome Cinema has received a total of £51,552 from the open call for applications to the Screen Scotland Independent Cinema Recovery and Resilience Fund.

Screenings 13 February 2020

Hippodrome Silent Film Festival Programme is Announced

The Hippodrome Silent Film Festival celebrates the new roaring twenties - in 2020!

17 December 2019

Hippodrome Cinema, Bo’ness awarded major equipment funding boost.

The Hippodrome Cinema, Bo’ness is among 10 community groups from across Scotland to receive new funding to transform the local cinema going experience. From Hawick to Peebles, local cinemas have been awarded a total of £318,058 through Screen Scotland’s Cinema Equipment Fund.

Brochure 18 November 2019

December Brochure

The December brochure has landed! You can download from here or browse through our brilliant programme online..

Screenings 23 October 2019

The Dodge Brothers Announce Scottish Dates for 2020

Saturday 21 March will see the return of The Dodge Brothers to Bo’ness to accompany the 1930 silent film ‘City Girl’ screening during the Hippodrome Silent Film Festival. Followed by a one-off music gig on Sunday 22 March in the capital’s favourite music venue The Queen’s Hall.

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