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The Hippodrome

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10 Hope Street, Bo'ness, West Lothian, EH51 0AA
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Hippodrome Festival of Silent Cinema

Scotland’s only silent film festival runs over five days with events, screenings, new commissions and workshops, featuring live music and storytelling by national and international musicians and performers. The programme is a mix of rare, recently re-discovered and classic silent films with live accompaniment, and also revives the tradition of the Film Explainer (part narrator/part actor).

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Wed 18 Mar

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Thu 19 Mar

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Fri 20 Mar

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Sat 21 Mar

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Sun 22 Mar

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Opened in 1912, the Hippodrome may be the oldest surviving purpose-built cinema building in Scotland. Converted into a bingo hall in the 1970s and closed entirely around 1980, this A-listed building reopened as a cinema in April 2009.

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