18 February 2022

Hippodrome Silent Film Festival Scoops Silent London Awards

The Hippodrome Silent Film Festival (aka HippFest) recently picked up three awards for its online screenings in 2021 at the Silent London Awards, the UK’s most prestigious awards for silent cinema.

27 January 2022

Glasgow Film Festival 2022 Cinema Partnership Screenings

We are excited to parner with GFF alongside other cinemas across the UK to simultaneously screen some of its biggest premieres.

General 14 January 2022


The shortlist has been announced for the National Campaign for the Arts' (NCA) Hearts for the Arts Awards 2022. The awards celebrate the unsung heroes of Local Authorities who are championing the arts against all odds.

23 December 2021

Customer Statement 22.12.21

Following the announcement from the First Minister on Tuesday 21 December advising of increased safety measures that will be implemented from 26 December onwards, we are making changes to our range of services until further notice from this date.

General 17 November 2021

Bo’ness Community Bus Blog

This month’s Hippodrome guest blog comes from Valerie Bruce – a Trustee of Bo’ness Community Bus.

General 08 September 2021

Latest Blog by Fatima, a refugee from Syria currently living in Falkirk.

This month’s Hippodrome blog is a guest entry by Fatima, a refugee from Syria currently living in Falkirk.   The local charity – Friends of Scottish Settlers – put me in touch with Fatima who attended one of our Hippodrome screenings of BAFTA-nominated Limbo (2020).  Fatima’s mother tongue is Arabic but she has written this blog in English.

04 August 2021


The Hippodrome has announced that multi-talented Scottish artist Clare Grogan will be presenting four films, showcasing the work of some of the most inspirational women film directors of recent years and all chosen by Clare as personal picks.

Screenings 22 July 2021

Sound of Metal Blog July 2021

This blog post is by Manjeet Cross who visited the Hippodrome in June to see Sound of Metal along with fellow members of the Forth Valley Sensory Centre ‘Talk and Sign’ Group, coordinated by Linsey Stock. Although the group’s activities have temporarily moved online, members got together for this cinema visit as part of one of their weekly sessions.

Screenings 08 July 2021

Enter the Dragon Blog July 2021

This month’s Hippodrome blog is a guest entry by Stirling-based Jack Ferguson, age 26-years, who writes about his visit to the Hippodrome to see Enter the Dragon, the first in the Black Enough season playing throughout July.

General 14 June 2021

Hippodrome Blog June 2021

The first of a regular blog post for our website from Alison Strauss, Arts Development Officer (Film and Media), Falkirk Community Trust – programmer of the Hippodrome year-round since it re-opened in 2009 and founding Director of the annual Hippodrome Silent Film Festival (2011 – present).

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