FTH Autumn 2009 Guide


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FTH Autumn 2009 Guide

  1. 1. July 09 - November 09 • Booking Office. T: 01324 506850
  2. 2. music MacFloyd Friday 14th August • 8pm MacFloyd make a welcome return to FTH with an evening of Pink Floyd classics from the early days of Meddle Through, The Dark Side of the Moon and The Wall to more recent songs from A Momentary Lapse and The Division Bell. Featuring tracks never performed before by MacFloyd in their previous appearance, fans are in for a real treat of 70’s psychedelia, with lasers and special effects. Aside from an ever improving light show, the band takes pride in performing all the Floyd numbers with accuracy and detail thanks to a multi talented 8 piece line up. Only in this way are MacFloyd able to perform every single detail in Pink Floyd’s music completely live! It’s been a long journey for the band, 10 years on from their formative period in the Glasgow club circuit through to their recent appearance at the Glasgow Pavilion to a sell out crowd. MacFloyd should not be missed so book early! £12 / £10
  3. 3. Classic Music Live! Falkirk* Classic Music Live! Falkirk* Recital by Appelbe Sextet & AGM The Auricle Ensemble with Juliet Cadzow Thursday 27th August • 7.30pm Reduced Classics A 45 minute recital of light music featuring the Friday 18th September • 7.30pm tango by the Susan Appelbe Sextet (violin, cello, Dukas - Sorcerer’s Apprentice double bass, accordion, piano and percussion). The Strauss - Till Eulenspiegel recital is followed by refreshments and the AGM. Gershwin - American in Paris LTH • Free - Contact 01324 713746 Prokofiev - Peter and the Wolf Bizet - Carmen Suite The octet of players present reduced instrumental Scottish Chamber Orchestra Autumn Concert arrangements of Classic works some of which will be Thursday 10th September • 7.30pm narrated by Juliet Cadzow. ELGAR Serenade for Strings, DVORAK Czech Suite, £7 / Students £1 from 01324 713746 • LTH BEETHOVEN Symphony No 2, Danail Rachev conductor FTH is delighted to welcome back the Scottish Chamber Orchestra. The dynamic Bulgarian Danail Falkirk Operatic Society* Rachev conducts a romantic programme spanning Untouched the entire 19th century. The evening opens with Elgar’s beautiful Serenade, the composer’s own Friday 25th & Saturday 26th September • 7.30pm favourite among his works. It’s followed by Dvorak’s A cabaret style evening featuring songs from Czech Suite, whose characteristic folk dances capture musicals which have never been performed before the essence of the composer’s homeland, and ends by Falkirk Operatic Society. with the glorious rhythms of Beethoven’s sunny £8 Second Symphony. A perfect concert for the last days of summer. £12.50 / £10 senior citizen / £5 child/student Patrons with a disability £6.25
  4. 4. International Guitar Night Falkirk Tryst Orchestra* Wednesday 30th September • 7.30pm Friday 2nd October • 7.30pm International Guitar Night (IGN) is the premier Falkirk’s own Symphony Orchestra perform a varied mobile guitar festival in the US and tours the UK for programme of classics, for the refurbishment of the 3rd consecutive year. Founder Brian Gore of San Falkirk Old and St Modan’s Parish Church. Francisco is joined by three of the world’s foremost The concert will be conducted by Robert Tait. acoustic guitarists to perform their latest original compositions and exchange musical ideas in a unique £6 / £4 Students £1 from the Steeple or phone 01324 570958 (eve) concert setting. Featuring the gypsy jazz sounds of Lulo Reinhardt, Dominic Kirwan the Middle Eastern influence of Israeli born composer and guitarist Itamar Erez and the Saturday 10th October • 7.30pm renowned harp guitarist Stephen Bennet. This Dominic Kirwan is undoubtedly one of Ireland’s most promises to be an evening of exciting and dynamic dynamic and versatile performers. A true Irish star, interaction with a friendly, informal ambiance. A with the looks and the voice to match, he enthrals must see for music lovers and aspiring guitarists of audiences with his fast moving and spectacular show. all ages. Performing songs from his top selling chart album A £13 / £11 Students £10 Little Bit More, together with many classic favourites this is a show not to be missed. Dominic’s tremendous popularity and appeal continues to extend to all age groups making him one of today’s most widely appreciated and respected artists. £17.50
  5. 5. How Sweet It Is Falkirk Bohemian Amateur Operatic Society* Celebrating 50 Years of Motown Music My Fair Lady Thursday 22nd October • 8pm Tuesday 27th - Saturday 31st October • 7.30pm 2009 celebrates the 50th anniversary of one of the Falkirk Bohemians present one of the greatest most loved and popular genre’s of music ever. Now musicals ever, based on George Bernard Shaw’s in its 6th successive year, How Sweet It Is is a high- Pygmalion. Cockney flower girl Eliza Dolittle is energy recreation of the 60’s and 70’s music era in taught to speak “proper” by the pompous Henry the city of Detroit, affectionately known as Motor Higgins and emerges butterfly-like at the High Town. This live show features music from two of Society Ball. Featuring the well loved classics I Could Motown’s finest vocal groups, The Temptations and Have Danced All Night and Get Me to the Church on The Four Tops, along with many other legendary Time, fantastic dance routines and comedy. artists’ from the Motown stable. Including hit singles £9.50 (Tuesday to Thursday £7.50) Reach Out, I’ll Be There, and My Girl plus the greatest hits of Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder and more, you’ll be dancing all night long! £18 / £16 Classic Music Live! Falkirk* Flute and Guitar Recital Friday 23rd October • 7.30pm Adam Walker (flute) and Morgan Szymanski (guitar). Young exciting international recitalists perform a virtuoso recital of music by de Falla, Villa-Lobos, Debussy, Bartok and Piazzolla. £7 / Students £1 from 01324 713746
  6. 6. Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers The Elvis Collection Thursday 12th November • 7.30pm Saturday 14th November • 8pm Join us in this spectacular concert of heart-pounding Billy J.McGregor and his amazing 10 piece band excitement, and an un-missable opportunity to see under the musical direction of Alan Wearmouth pay this innovative and visually stunning group as they tribute to the artist of the century: Elvis Presley. celebrate their 15 year anniversary. Over two hours of The King’s best known recordings Thundering rhythms on huge taiko drums are performed live on stage during a breathtaking interweave with layers of percussive soundscapes roller coaster ride of the 50s, 60s and 70s - from the and delicate bamboo flute in a spellbinding display rock and roll classics of Johnny B Goode and Hound of precise choreography & sheer athleticism. Dog to Always on My Mind and Love Me Tender. From Memphis to Vegas, this fantastic show is all Through years of rigorous touring, Mugenkyo have about The King as the band pay tribute to the one of developed a gritty passionate style that is uniquely the finest entertainers that ever lived. their own, retaining the traditional spirit of taiko yet creating a contemporary sound and a modern stage There are no cod Memphis accents, no miming to show that has captivated audiences everywhere. backing tracks and absolutely no wigs or stick on www.taiko.co.uk. sideburns. After 5 years touring to some of the most £14 / £12 prestigious venues in the UK, The Elvis Collection is possibly the best Elvis tribute of 2009. “Drumming as an almost religious experience... £16 /£14 exhilarating to behold”. The Glasgow Herald “Just when you think it could not get any more powerful, it doubles in intensity. This show is not one to be missed." Edinburgh Evening News
  7. 7. drama Msfits Visible Fictions present Fur Coat and Magic Knickers The Curse of the Demeter Friday 11th September • 7.30pm by Robert Forest Thursday 15th October • 7.30pm The clock is ticking; Maggie is a compulsive shopper with more cards than Hallmark. She just has to A spine tingling journey of suspense, suspicion and buy, buy, BUY! How far will she go to satisfy her spooky sightings. Visible Fictions presents the chilling obsession? Will Personal Shopper Jenny cope? She’s and thrilling tale of the ill fated ship, the Demeter, at breaking point anyway; she might just be forced and her ghostly cargo. to suffocate Maggie, with a rather fetching, 100% Whilst storms rage and the crew mysteriously cashmere, fuchsia pink v-neck... and matching belt! disappear one by one, fear grows as rumours of a But then she still has Second Hand Rose to contend sinister stowaway spreads around the remaining with. Rose’s last new fashion buy was a set of ship-mates. thermals in 1994! Rose’s daughter is getting married and she’s been forbidden to go anywhere near a Inspired by Bram Stoker’s Dracula, this new play will charity shop! leave you sitting on the edge of your seat as things go bump in the night on board the jinxed ship. Alarm bells ring but which one of our retail victims is about to crash the emergency exit? For thrill seekers over 11 yrs. www.visiblefictions.co.uk It’s funny, it’s moving and it’s topical, one actress, three characters, this is the brand new comedy £9 / £8 drama from The MsFits. Laughter and tears from the award winning duo actress Fiona Knowles and Edinburgh International Festival playwright, Rona Munro. The company that brought you the record selling shows Sex & Chocolate, Women on the Verge of a T Junction & Stick Granny on the Roof Rack. £9 / £8
  8. 8. family dance Singing Kettle - Boogie Woogie Zoo Tea Dances Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th September Thursdays 1pm & 3.30pm 20th Aug, 24th Sept, 29th Oct • 2pm - 4pm It’s Boogie Woogie Time! Scotland’s favourite Join us for an afternoon of relaxed social dancing children’s entertainers will be dancing and singing with John Findlay. Tea and cakes will be available for with the animals in their fantastic new stage show. purchase. Party with the Penguins, Boogie with the Bears, and LTH • £3.50 Jive with the Giraffes. It’s the Singing Kettle’s most colourful and dynamic show ever, where the animals run free and make music all day! Ballroom Dances Boogie Woogie Zoo is musical pandemonium with Friday Nights, 7th Aug, 4th Sept, 9th Oct, 13th Nov plenty to sing about. Join in with Bunny Fou Fou, 8pm-11pm Do Your Ears Hang Low and Penguin Parade where Fun and social dancing for all ages and abilities to some lucky children will end up on stage to join in! the live sounds of John Findlay on electric keyboard. A drumming panda, hand jiving monkey and a lion A selection of light refreshments is available for looking for his roar are some of the characters you’ll purchase and the bar will be open throughout. meet while the animals shake, swing, flap and strut £5 to the crazy zoo sounds. Remember to come dressed as your favourite animal! £9.50 • Family 4 seats £34 • Groups of 10+ £7.50 • Babes £2
  9. 9. David Hughes Dance present Retina Dance Company present The Red Room Relative Danger * Thursday 24th September • 7.30pm Tuesday 3rd November • 7.30pm Pestilence, decadence, grotesquery... A rollercoaster of physical dialogue for five dancers David Hughes and Al Seed reunite to present a with the chance for the audience to create a radically reworked version of their visually shocking performance! interpretation of Edgar Allan Poe’s classic tale The Starting from a group portrait, Relative Danger Masque of the Red Death. witnesses a moment in time in the lives of five Barricaded in his opulent abbey-mansion, a prince people. The smiles, focus and hand holding entertains a party of revellers whilst the world disguises the truth and secrets between them. The outside teeters on the brink of apocalypse. Weaving dancers reveal their hidden identities in a cascade a multitude of dance traditions with extreme of explosive, bizarre and comical movement to physical theatre this collaboration is a true horror colourful new music. show for the stage… As well as the performance, you can contribute to David Hughes is one of the UK’s most acclaimed the creation of a mini dance performance from dancers, having worked with among others DV8 the comfort of your own seat, and witness the Physical Theatre, Rambert Dance Company, London choreographic process in a lecture demonstration. Contemporary Dance Theatre. Throw your own ideas at the dancers to create this one-off impromptu performance, and enjoy Al Seed is Creative Associate of The Arches and was individual, bizarre and memorable moments from the winner of a Fringe First 2004 for The Fooligan. these talented dancers. Guaranteed to put a smile on Warning: contains scenes of mild sex and violence. your face and a song in your heart! £10 / £9 Supported by The Scottish Arts Council and The Traverse Theatre. Relative Danger was made possible with support from Arts Council £10 / £9 England, Nottingham City Council and ccBe, Antwerp ..... Love Dance Promotion: Book one ticket for Red Room & Relative Danger for only £16! .......... Love Dance Promotion: Book one ticket for Red Room & Relative Danger for only £16! ....
  10. 10. comedy Craig Hill Makes Your Whole Week Alyson Orr Ltd Presents Saturday 19th September • 8pm Only An Excuse 2009 Forget your troubles c’mon get happy! Thursday 1st October • 8pm Prepare to have your spirits well and truly lifted as As a new football season gets under way the Only Scotland’s favourite kilted treasure celebrates his An Excuse? team return with studs sharpened for ninth consecutive, brand-new show by touring the another uncompromising kick at the beautiful game. UK in 2009. With an all-star cast created exclusively by Jonathan With his cheeky, irreverent and, of course, Watson, we follow the bouncing ball as it bruises wonderfully camp blend of incisive stand-up, egos, bursts coupons and has a late night drink with razor-sharp improvisation and fabulous musical its pals in a round up of the good, the bad and the characterisations, Craig will have will have you crying just plain mental of the Scottish game. with laughter and gasping for air as he tickles your Football legends like Ferguson, Strachan, Smith, fancy, toys with your funny bone and definitely Dalglish and Souness. Media giants like Young, Makes Your Whole Week. White, Nicholas, Cosgrove and Provan. Characters www.mrcraighill.com like Calderwood, Nevin, Burley, Spence and Laszlo. One-offs like MacAvennie. All will have their say in £14 / £12 Only an Excuse? Starring Jonathan Watson and Written by Philip Differ. “Hilarious…. An hour with Hill makes for a cracking show” The List £18 / £16 Early bird special: £11 all tickets if purchased before 7th August
  11. 11. Dave Spikey Best Medicine Tour Kirkland Ciccone Plays Pop! Friday 16th October • 7.30pm (no interval) Friday 6th November • 8pm Dave is probably best known for co-writing and co- There have been many great singers who have starring with Peter Kay as Jerry St Clair in Ch4s TV’s astounded us with their profound musical talent, Phoenix Nights and as team captain on four series of and stunned us with their lyrical capability and 8 out of 10 Cats and host of Bullseye. More recently solemn faces. Kirkland Ciccone Plays Pop is not he has written and co-starred in ITV comedy Dead about them. Man Weds and BBC1’s Magnolia. Kirkland returns to FTH after his hit show A Secret Dave’s dad used to say to “Laughter is the Best History of Falkirk. This show is a live time warp Medicine” - which is why , when he was six he through the decades of pop music from the 50’s nearly died of diphtheria. In later years he worked to the 90’s. Rubbish dance routines (and a possible as a biomedical scientist and discovered that when asthma attack), pictures, videos, Kirkland’s acid we laugh we release a cocktail of chemicals which tongue and barmy dress sense will be all be deployed reduce stress, lift depression, boost the immune to whimsical effect. Honourary mentions will go to system and here’s the clincher.... burn calories! the likes of Alma Cogan, The Two Richards (Little and Cliff), The Beatles, Bowie, The Smiths, The Shangri- So come along and laugh at tales of stunned guinea Las, Spice Girls, The Bay City Rollers, Madonna, Sex pigs, wasp allergies, dancing for dobbers, laxative Pistols, Betty Boo, Girls Aloud and many more. chocolate and the many ways you can “make your own fun”. Hopefully you’ll go away in much better Which 60’s popstar shared a cell with Myra Hindley? health PLUS if you laugh for one hour you’ll burn off Which punk icon gave it all up after seeing a UFO? 200 Calories and that’s a pint of lager! Which member of Steps did Kirkland’s sister ban £18.50 from her pub? And what does Kate Bush’s postman Over 18’s only really think about her? Dig out those old Smash Hits and start doing the do! £9 / £8 • LTH
  12. 12. events Des Clarke Brentwood Fairs* Sunday 15th November • 8pm Miniature Dolls House, Doll and Teddy Fair Des Clarke is one of the UK’s most exciting rising Sunday 30th August • 10am - 4pm stars. He has made a name for himself as both a A wonderful mix of mostly locally handcrafted items highly successful comedian and as one of television’s for collectors of all ages. hottest young presenters. £3.50 / Child over 5 £1.50, Tickets available at the door As a stand up has already performed sell-out shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and the Glasgow International Comedy Festival. He has played all over Antique Antics with Eric Knowles the world, with appearances in Comedy Festivals in Sunday 27th September • 2.30pm (1.30pm valuations) New York, Adelaide and Dublin. Eric Knowles is the knowledgeable and friendly Des has extensive TV presenting experience, antiques expert who has graced the BBC’s Antiques including ITV1’s Saturday morning programme Roadshow and radio programmes for over 20 years. SM:TV Live, BBC’s Children In Need, the MTV Music Awards and T In The Park. In addition, he has won In Antiques Antics, Eric is wickedly, irreverently funny the prestigious Presenter Of The Year at the British as he unwraps the mysterious world of antiques. Radio Awards and also hosts shows on XFM and Visually illustrated with slides, he presents an Radio Scotland. immensely enjoyable afternoon of fascinating, often irreverent anecdotal reminiscences with a focus on “The cherubic young buck of Scottish comedy” the audience’s treasures. The List Come along to the Lesser Hall and meet Eric before “Des Clarke may actually be the funniest man I’ve the show for a free valuation of your treasures ever seen… Absolutely excellent” bbc.co.uk (strictly one item per ticket holder and on a first £9 / £7 • LTH come, first served basis). An afternoon of more than Over 18’s only just where, when and how much! £12.50 / £11.50
  13. 13. Festival of Remembrance* The Scottish Mental Health Saturday 7th November • 7pm Arts and Film Festival 2009 Featuring Bo’ness and Carriden Brass Band with 1 – 22 October 2009 special guests. Led by The Mental Health Foundation and partners. £5 Details of the full programme can be found at www.mhfestival.com Falkirk Floral Art Club* Mondays 7 Sept, 5 Oct, 2 Nov • 7.30pm Visual Arts Exhibition* Thursday 1st – Friday 30th October 2009 £4 (pay on the night) • LTH 10am - 4pm • Mon - Fri and pre evening performances This exhibition of visual arts will be shown as part of the Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival 2009. Lead by Artlink Central the exhibition will show work created by adults currently accessing or working in the mental health sector throughout the Forth Valley region. Any one interested in exhibiting their work should contact Artlink Central on 01786 450 971 or info@artlinkcentral.org. Upper Gallery Free
  14. 14. Tricky Hat Productions in association with AttFife presents* Activities to Take Part In Words Are Never Wasted Falkirk Council Cultural Services has a team of Arts Wednesday 28th October • 2.30pm Development Officers organising classes, workshops and residencies in dance, music, drama, film, Five members of the Out of the Dark Writers media, and visual arts and crafts. The programme Group explore a range of genres and emotions in a is constantly developing and expanding with some fascinating collection of new drama that is poignant, activities in FTH including: cutting-edge and startling. Ba Ba Boom Fun music classes for babies and toddlers A surreal comedy about a paranoid woman in from birth to age two. You work with your child Dunfermline, convinced that there are Al Quaeda using actions, finger play rhymes, colours and terrorist cells round every corner. parachutes in a multi – sensory experience. A true life account of schizophrenia where the voices Additional activities throughout the district to look in your head are getting louder and louder. out for are: A young man confronts his older self in an attempt Salsacise to understand his inability to cry. Youth Dance Group A family drama about a carer looking after his chronically depressed father. Re – Action Drama Group A lyrical story about an elderly woman and her Falkirk Children’s and Youth Theatre relationship with her carer. For further information please contact the Steeple Words Are Never Wasted is an evening of five new Box Office. plays that throw light on one of society’s last taboos - living with a mental health issue. Funny, surprising and very moving. £3.50 LTH
  15. 15. The Park Gallery The Hippodrome, Bo’ness: a stunning 1912 restored picture palace with the latest projection and sound Jason Nelson: And So It Goes equipment, a friendly welcome, and screening the 29th August - 17th October 2009 best major releases, independent films and classics. This exhibition will be a fascinating, humorous and poignant snapshot of the day to day; of our The Southwell Collective understanding of community and of the spaces ‘Finis Terrae’ + ‘St.Kilda: Britain’s Loneliest Isle’ that we inhabit. The work will be developed by artist Jason Nelson in collaboration with individuals, Sunday 9th August • 2.30pm groups and organisations within the Falkirk Council The Southwell Collective is a 5-piece group of area. Nelson’s intention is to gather, interpret and clarinet and bass clarinet, oboe, acoustic guitar, respond to local narratives using a wide range of percussion and ambient electronics. They have been mediums including video, text and drawing. The aim writing and performing live new scores to classic is to produce a series of interconnected works that silent films since 2003. The Hippodrome, Bo’ness will all be shown together at The Park Gallery. is delighted to present a special screening and live Artists Talk: Saturday 12th September 2009 performance from their latest, highly acclaimed tour 2pm - 3pm • Free of two silent film classics – one of only seven tour Please call to book a place dates in Scotland. 01324 506850. Finis Terrae (1929) Jean Epstein’s classic documentary- Workshops: To find out more about workshops fiction set on a remote island outcrop is a dramatic including The Big Draw please call human story unfolding against the stark beauty of The Park Gallery:01324 503789. the Brittany landscape. Screening with ‘St Kilda’, a fascinating insight into a lost way of life on this unique island. £8 / £6 • Suitable for all Note: this event replaces the advertised screening of ‘Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince’. The 8pm screening will play as scheduled.
  16. 16. Travelling to FTH Booking Information Train: 5 mins from Falkirk Grahamston Station, In person: From Steeple Box Office. Monday to 15 minutes from Falkirk High Station Saturday 9:30am - 4:45pm. Closed Road: From Glasgow (M80) via the M876 junction). Sunday. Or from the FTH Box Office an From Edinburgh via the M9 junction 5 (follow hour before the performance (subject to signs for Camelon) availability). Free parking at front of venue By phone: (01324) 506850. Switch and credit card payments accepted. 50p booking fee Bus: From Falkirk Bus Station, Firstbus 1, 2 applies. Reservations must be paid for (Whiteline) or 4 (Redline) and uplifted within 7 days. By post: To Steeple Box Office, High Street, Falkirk FK1 1NW. Specify number of FTH Access tickets required, performance title date and time. Cheque or postal order made • 5 wheelchair spaces payable to Falkirk Council. Please enclose • Wheelchair accessible toilets an SAE. • Infra red sound transmission • Induction Loop Concessions: Concession tickets are available for • Wheelchair spaces in lower auditorium, please advise children under 16 years, unemployed in Box Office at time of booking receipt of benefits, full time students, OAPs, Young Scot Card holders and Baby changing facilities and quiet space for parents Falkirk Council Leisure Card holders. is situated in the Lounge. Additional baby change is Proof of concession eligibility must be located in Upper Ladies’ toilets. shown before purchase. Please Note: There is no smoking anywhere within FTH. Refunds: Tickets will not be exchanged or money FTH management reserves the right to refuse admission refunded after purchase except in the to the venue or performance. event of cancellation of a performance / activity by Falkirk Council. Refreshments Under the Data Protection Act, we are required by law to obtain your informed consent in order to use your personal Relax before the show in the FTH Café and Licensed Bar contact details. If you wish to amend your data in any way, Design: Communication Unit • Corporate & Neighbourhood • Falkirk Council which opens 45 minutes before performances and at please let us know. the interval. You can also order pre show and interval Please note * denotes that fth has been hired by a company drinks by contacting the Box Office or online at www. for presentation of this performance. If you would like falkirk.gov.uk/ cultural. information regarding fth for hire, please contact Arts A selection of quality tea, coffee, soft drinks, sweets, Admin (01324 506177) or e-mail venue@falkirk.gov.uk cakes and ice cream are available from the café. Beer, wine and spirits are available from the Licensed Bar. Please note that children and young people are not permitted to approach the bar and persons under the age of 18 are not permitted to purchase alcohol. Proof of age may be requested. Mailing List Don’t miss a thing, join our free mailing list. Send you name, email and/or full postal address to: boxoffice@ Box Office: 01324 506850 falkirk.gov.uk OR write to Freepost RSBJ-JUSL-CEJC, The Steeple Box Office, High Street, Falkirk FK1 1NW . www.falkirk.gov.uk FTH. West Bridge Street, Falkirk FK1 5RS
  17. 17. Monday 7 Floral Art Demonstration* 7.30pm Friday 7 Ballroom Dance 8pm august Friday 14 MacFloyd 8pm Thursday 20 Afternoon Dance 2pm Thursday 27 Recital by Appelbe Sextet & AGM* 7.30pm Sunday 30 Dolls House, Doll and Teddy Fair* 10am - 4pm Monday 2 Floral Art Demonstration* 7.30pm Friday 4 Ballroom Dance 8pm Thursday 10 Scottish Chamber Orchestra 7.30pm Friday 11 Fur Coat and Magic Knickers 7.30pm Saturday 12 Singing Kettle Boogie Woogie Zoo 1pm & 3.30pm Sunday 13 Singing Kettle Boogie Woogie Zoo 1pm & 3.30pm september Friday 18 The Auricle Ensemble with Juliet Cadzow* 7.30pm Saturday 19 Craig Hill 8pm Thursday 24 The Red Room 7.30pm Thursday 24 Afternoon Dance 2pm Friday 25 & Saturday 26 Falkirk Operatic Society Untouched* 7.30pm Sunday 27 Antique Antics with Eric Knowles 2.30pm (1.30pm valuations) Wednesday 30 International Guitar Night 7.30pm Thursday 1 Only An Excuse 2009 8pm Friday 2 Falkirk Tryst Orchestra* 7.30pm Monday 5 Floral Art Demonstration* 7.30pm Friday 9 Ballroom Dance 8pm Saturday 10 Dominic Kirwan 7.30pm Thursday 15 The Curse of the Demeter 7.30pm october Friday 16 Dave Spikey Best Medicine Tour 7.30pm Thursday 22 How Sweet It Is 50 Years of Motown Music 8pm Friday 23 Flute and Guitar Recital* 7.30pm Tuesday 27- Saturday 31 My Fair Lady* 7.30pm Wednesday 28 Words are never Wasted* 7.30pm Thursday 29 Afternoon Dance 2pm Monday 2 Floral Art Demonstration* 7.30pm Tuesday 3 Relative Danger 7.30pm Friday 6 Kirkland Ciccone Plays Pop! 8pm november Saturday 7 Festival of Remembrance* 7pm Thursday 12 Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers 7.30pm Friday 13 Ballroom Dance 8pm Saturday 14 The Elvis Collection 8pm Sunday 15 Des Clarke 8pm