HorsePower: a celebration of Scotland's equine heritage
"Where man has left his footprints in the long ascent from
barbarism to civilisation, we find the hoof print of a horse beside
it" John Trotwood Moore
HorsePower is an imaginative and exciting event that celebrates
our relationship and reliance on the horse. There is no better
place to host this celebration than The Helix Park, home of the
magnificent Kelpies, the world's largest equine sculptures. Equine
history and archaeology is brought to life with a wide range of
activity. The event will count live demonstrations, talks,
exhibitions, archeological digs, fun activities for the kids and
Watch this space to learn more about the event.
Meanwhile, join other events and celebrations related to Scottish
horses in the Falkirk area.
- Visit the Horse Drawn War exhibition in the Bo'ness Library
from the 25th of February until the 1st of April 2017. Youc can
visit the exhibition during library opening times:
Monday & Thursday 10am to 8pm
Tuesday and Friday 10am to 5pm
Wednesday 10am to 4pm
Saturday 10am to 3pm
- Don't miss out the movie
'A Couple of Down and Outs' showing on the 18th of
March at the
Hippodrome Silent Film Festival.
- During the local history week (w/s 8th of May),
Falkirk libraries will offer exhibitions and special book display
on horses. More info to come.
- The Park Gallery in Callendar House is opening an
incredible photography exhibition on the 8th of
July: Workhorse by Michael Prince. More info to
Save the date: 9th of September 2017 !
Picture: Michael Prince