Big Roman Week comes to a close

Big Roman Week comes to a close

BIG Roman Week – the annual festival celebrating Falkirk district’s Roman roots – comes to a close this weekend. Organisers have hailed the Week a success with local people turning out to activities right across Falkirk district. To find out more visit http://www.bigromanweek.org.uk Final highlights will include an illustrated talk from acclaimed photographer Jeremy-Sutton Hibbert, … Continue reading

Fifth Big Roman Week starts on September 14

Fifth Big Roman Week starts on September 14

FALKIRK district’s Roman festival is back for another year – and it’s bigger and better than ever before. The fifth Big Roman Week kicks off on Saturday, September 14 and runs until Sunday, September 22. Walks, talks, family events, film shows and art activities have all been lined to get local people to explore “their … Continue reading

Hadrian’s Wall boss to talk at Big Roman Week

Hadrian’s Wall boss to talk at Big Roman Week

The boss of the Hadrian’s Wall Trust is visiting Falkirk district to talk about substantial investment in the English world heritage site . . . and the economic spin-offs for the surrounding area. Chief Executive Linda Tuttiett will speak as part of Big Roman Week – a festival promoting the Antonine Wall, the “sister” Roman … Continue reading

Big Roman Week brochures now available

Big Roman Week brochures now available

BROCHURES for Big Roman Week are now available from outlets from across Falkirk district: including libraries, museums and the Bo’ness Hippodrome cinema. You can also download a low-res version, in PDF format, here Remember all the listings are also online on our events page. (Please note there is a typo in some of our printed … Continue reading

Packed programme for Big Roman Week 2013

Packed programme for Big Roman Week 2013

Talks, walks, movies and other fun events have all been lined up for this year’s Big Roman Week. Community groups and public bodies from Bo’ness to Bonnybridge are taking part in the mini-festival, which launches on Saturday, September 14, 2013
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Come along – to free Roman talks

Come along – to free Roman talks

Great illustrated talks – all free of charge to attend – are taking place during Big Roman Week. Here’s our run-down of key diary dates. Remember you’ll also find the full listings for ALL the events during Big Roman Week on our main events page. SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 15 -TALK AND FILM: CHILDREN IN CHAINS. The … Continue reading

Great events for children

Great events for children

Big Roman Week 2013 has some great events for children. Bo’ness and Bonnybridge Libraries are running events throughout the week. There are also activities at Callendar House Museum in Falkirk and Kinneil Museum in Bo’ness. In addition, after school clubs at Deanburn and Public Primary Schools in Bo’ness, and Blackness Primary School are doing Roman … Continue reading

What a Carry On!

What a Carry On!

Carry on Cleo – the 1964 comic caper about the love affair between Roman Mark Anthony and Egyptian Queen Cleopatra – gets a screening during Big Roman Week. Continue reading