This week

Session Night

The Tolbooth Tavern, Tolbooth Street FK1 1NL
<p><strong>Barluath</strong>  Stunning set for our Tryst Concert <strong></strong></p>
<p><strong>Session Night</strong>  Always welcoming<strong><br /></strong></p> <p><strong>Barluath</strong>  Stunning set for our Tryst Concert <strong></strong></p>
<p><strong>Session Night</strong>  Always welcoming<strong><br /></strong></p> <p><strong>Barbara Dickson & Rab Noakes</strong> Performed for us last April at Falkirk Town Hall</p>
<p><strong>Archie Fisher</strong> Superb, as ever, at our Tryst Festival Concert<strong><br /></strong></p> <p><strong>Barbara Dickson & Rab Noakes</strong> Performed for us last April at Falkirk Town Hall</p>
<p><strong>Archie Fisher</strong> Superb, as ever, at our Tryst Festival Concert<strong><br /></strong></p> <p><strong>Eilidh Grant</strong>  Fab night with Eilidh and her new line up</p>
<p><strong>O'Hooley & Tidow </strong> Memorable night with Belinda and Heidi</p> <p><strong>Eilidh Grant</strong>  Fab night with Eilidh and her new line up</p>
<p><strong>O'Hooley & Tidow </strong> Memorable night with Belinda and Heidi</p> <p><strong>Kelpies</strong>  Andy Scott's marvellous sculptures</p>
<p><strong>The Lazy Boys of Banknock  </strong>Mostly hermless</p> <p><strong>Kelpies</strong>  Andy Scott's marvellous sculptures</p>
<p><strong>The Lazy Boys of Banknock  </strong>Mostly hermless</p> <p><strong>Mairi Campbell  </strong>Captivating performance at Falkirk</p>
<p><strong>The Tonkerers</strong>  Celebrating the Steeple 200 Event</p> <p><strong>Mairi Campbell  </strong>Captivating performance at Falkirk</p>
<p><strong>The Tonkerers</strong>  Celebrating the Steeple 200 Event</p>

Other news

Hot Line Up for Folk At the Tryst!

Falkirk's 2016 Tryst Festival is shaping up to be one of the best ever

With an amazing variety of shows, productions, exhibitions and performances over 15 days of events and activities for all ages

Falkirk Folk Club once again brings the highest calibre musicians from the folk and traditional scene to the heart of the festival and brings our fabulous talented performers from the Falkirk area to the stage

Falkirk Town Hall is the venue for our two feature concerts supported by Carroncast which welcome the internationally renowned Karen Matheson and Band and one of the fastest rising groups on the scene, Dallahan. 

With performances by the Falkirk Trad Music Project and Carroncast we have the perfect mix of talent young, emerging and established

You' re never "far from folk" throughout the fortnight with events at the Howgate Centre, Bean Row Pottery and High Street, all rounded off with a rousing Folk Finale at the Tolbooth Tavern on 29 May

There's also opportunity for all to participate in the music with session nights at the Tolbooth Tavern

Keep an eye on the website and brochure for full details on all Tryst Festival events

The wonders of the Kist o Riches

A tremendous resource, the Kist o Riches website contains over 30,000 oral recordings made in Scotland and further afield, from the 1930s onwards. The items you can listen to include stories, songs, music, poetry and factual information.

Special events

Piper Neil's 5 x 50 Challenge

Running 5k over 50 days, local Bagpiper Neil completes his challenge at the start of this year's festival

To the memory of fellow Scots Guard 'Fluff' Aitchison and raising funds for Macmillan Cancer Support, Neil completes his challenge, playing his pipes for the whole final 5k leg of the journey reaching Falkirk High Street and Trinity Church at 1230 Full details of the route and to lend support can be found at http://www.facebook.com/GreatGlenPiping

Thank Folk It's Friday!

Yes, it's pay week for many and what better way to celebrate than a night out singing along to a great selection of folk and trad... and much more besides!

All in a great friendly atmosphere at the Tolbooth Tavern

Performed by Stuart, Ros & Ian with spot performances along the way

Come and join us, and it's free!

Music from 9pm till late

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