The architecture of Falkirk town centre is very diverse and many building have a fascinating history. The Falkirk THI invited architecture students from Glasgow School of Art (GSA) to take part in a project looking at the architecture of the town centre in more detail. The students were asked to think creatively about the buildings…Details
Every year Falkirk Delivers holds a photography competition in Falkirk, and this summer we are teaming up with them for ‘Your Town, Your View Competition’. We want to find out what Falkirk town centre means to its local residents. As the people who use, live and work in Falkirk we want to see how you…Details
This week Primary 7 pupils from Carmuirs Primary School visited the Our Falkirk Steeple Exhibition in the Howgate Shopping Centre. Last academic year the pupils took part in the Picturing Our Falkirk Steeple Art Project where they explored the history of this local icon through art. Working with artist Susheila Jamieson the pupils from Carmuirs, Laurieston,…Details
Over the past couple of months the THI Heritage Engagement Officer has been working with Falkirk Community Trust on an exhibition to commemorate the Steeple’s 200th anniversary, focusing on the buildings history. The final preparations for this are underway with the exhibition due to open this week before the Steeple 200 Celebrations at the weekend.…Details
An iconic Falkirk landmark is celebrating its 200th birthday this year and the THI Team has worked with Falkirk Community Trust, Falkirk Delivers, Falkirk Council and Falkirk Local History Society to bring you a two day event to commemorate this. This weekend 20th and 21st September Falkirk High Street is going to become a hive…Details
Last week saw the start of ‘Picturing Our Steeple’, an art project for Primary schools in the Falkirk area. This project funded through the THI is one of a number of events which will be happening throughout the year to celebrate the 200th birthday of the Town Steeple. The Steeple art project is an opportunity for…Details
Traditional building skills are being showcased in Falkirk’s historic town centre next week as part of the national Scottish Apprenticeship Week. A free drop in event will be running at Falkirk Trinity Churchyard off Falkirk High Street on Friday 23 May between 9am and 4pm where visitors will be able to meet the apprentices and…Details
On Saturday we held our launch event for the project. The event was designed to inform the local community about the aims of the project while giving them a taste of Falkirk’s past. Attended by just over 500 people, it was a great opportunity to engage with members of the public who had heard about…Details
Today marks the launch of our brand new Falkirk THI website – and if you are reading this post you have already discovered it! Over the next five years we will be using this website to keep the local community informed about the progress of the THI physical regeneration projects, as well as advertising upcoming…Details
Join us for some tasty – THI branded – treats and help celebrate the launch of Falkirk THI.
Tomorrow, Saturday 29th March, 11am – 3.30pm in the Howgate shopping centre.
We look forward to seeing you there!