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Family fun at Kinneil Estate this weekend!

The Antonine Guard will make a welcome return to Kinneil this Saturday [Image credit: © Vass Media] A fun family day is taking place at Kinneil Estate, Bo’ness, on Saturday 25 September. The free event, hosted by Great Place Falkirk with the support of the National Lottery Heritage Fund, will celebrate the history of the… Continue reading Family fun at Kinneil Estate this weekend!

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Free talk – ‘Arthur’s Oven: A Battle Won, & Lost’ – by Geoff Bailey, 2pm on 23 September, Bo’ness Library

The remarkable and mysterious 'Arthur's Oon', Stenhouse Come along to this free talk by Geoff Bailey in Bo'ness Library at 2pm on Thursday afternoon, 23 September, hosted by Falkirk Community Trust as part of its 'Big Roman Week' festival. This talk in Bo'ness is supported by the Friends of Kinneil. Geoff is an excellent speaker… Continue reading Free talk – ‘Arthur’s Oven: A Battle Won, & Lost’ – by Geoff Bailey, 2pm on 23 September, Bo’ness Library

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Friends volunteers to provide weekly outdoor guided tour at Kinneil House

Explore the story of this magnificent 16th/17th-Century palace Volunteer guides from the Friends of Kinneil will run a free, new, regular walking tour around the outside of Kinneil House and Kirk in Bo'ness every Saturday at 2pm, beginning on 18 September until further notice. There is no need to book, just turn up - meet… Continue reading Friends volunteers to provide weekly outdoor guided tour at Kinneil House

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Use your vote! Friends seek community support for Hidden Heritage Trail installation

The Friends of Kinneil are encouraging everyone in the local area, including younger family members, to ensure they vote by 16 July to support new play equipment and enhancements along the Hidden Heritage Trail at Kinneil Estate. Cast your vote for the friends of kinneil hidden heritaGe. it only takes a minute Hidden Heritage Trail… Continue reading Use your vote! Friends seek community support for Hidden Heritage Trail installation

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Update from Great Place project

The Falkirk Great Place project - responsible for a range of heritage initiatives across Falkirk District (including Kinneil) - has provided an update on its activities. The Falkirk Great Place scheme is made possible by support from the National Lottery Heritage Fund. The Great Place partnership is Falkirk Community Trust, Falkirk Council, Scottish Canals and… Continue reading Update from Great Place project

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How potteries were once a smash hit in Bo’ness

From posh plates to wally dugs, the potteries of Bo’ness made it all. At different sites, over nearly 200 years, eye-catching collectables were manufactured. Today, the potteries are long gone – but you can still pick up fragments of pots on the beach at Bridgeness (just beside Anderson’s woodyard). And for those looking for more… Continue reading How potteries were once a smash hit in Bo’ness