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).

Arts 10 June 2021

New £4.50 Cinema Tickets For 16-25 Year Olds at The Hippodrome Cinema, Bo’ness

Falkirk Community Trust is excited to announce that young people aged 16 – 25 years old can now attend screenings at The Hippodrome Cinema, Bo’ness for only £4.50 per ticket.

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.

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