The Falkirk Tryst Festival is an annual festival

featuring the best of the Arts in Falkirk.

Held annually in May, the Tryst Festival is a celebration of all aspects of the visual and performing Arts including music, theatre, dance, drama, magic, exhibitions, seminars, writing, events and family shows. Involving local, community and professional groups from across Falkirk District and Scotland it truly has 'something for everyone'.

The Tryst Festival celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2016. 

2020 is the 70th Anniversary of Falkirk & District Arts and Civic Council (Falkirk Arts Network) and is shaping up to be another amazing festival for all tastes.


More Tryst Festival news and updates can be found on our

Tryst Festival Facebook & FDACC Facebook


Tickets will be available from the Falkirk Community Trust Box Office and/or Host companies/organiser unless otherwise stated.

In person: Falkirk Stadium, 1st Floor, Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

Phone: 01324 506850 Mon-Fri 9am-6pm & Sat 9.45am-3pm



2020 Brochure will be available in March/April 2020.


Falkirk and District Arts & Civic Council (SCIO), Falkirk Community Trust, Falkirk Delivers, Falkirk Council, Falkirk Community Schools Charity, Howgate Shopping Centre Falkirk


8-17 May 2020

Friday 8 May


Big Band Theory

FTH Theatre


Following last year’s outstanding debut performance, Falkirk’s own big band returns to the Tryst Festival with a selection of swing and jazz from Glenn Miller standards to big band arrangements of Stevie Wonder hits.

This will be an informal cabaret style evening with a bar available throughout.

Tickets £10.00 (Children Free if accompanied by adult) 

Saturday 9 May







Project Theatre Inov8 Dance - Heroes & Villains 

FTH Theatre


Following last year’s first successful show at FTH and as part of the Tryst Festival, Project Theatre’s Inov8 Dance are back again with an even bigger and bolder show! Jam packed with action right from the word go with something for everyone this dance theatre show will entertain all ages.

The question is are you Team Hero or Team Villain?

Tickets £6.00

Forth Valey Magic Circle  - Tricks at the Tryst

FTH Theatre


Once again the magicians of Forth Valley Magic Circle invite you to an evening of magic and wonder – showcasing some of the best magic in Central Scotland including the UK’s Young Magician of the Year, Adam Black! With a variety of magic from stand-up to close-up, this is a fantastic family night.


This annual cabaret style event is a great night out for anyone who loves magic and live entertainment! Always a popular night out, and we’re back in the Studio at Falkirk Town Hall - getting you even closer to the magic!

Tickets £8.00 / £6.00 / Family Ticket £25 (2 Adults & 2 Children)

Sunday 10 May


Falkirk Festival Chorus  - Johannes Brahms’ German Requiem

Falkirk Trinity Church


Aimez-vous Brahms? 

Falkirk Festival Chorus is inviting you to Johannes Brahms’ much beloved Ein Deutsches Requiem, performed in German, with the piano duet accompaniment arranged by the composer.  

A night not to be missed. 

Soloists: Catrin Aur and Sam Young

Piano: Michał Gajzler and Robert Melling

Conductor: Razvan Luculescu

Tickets £15 / £12 concession / £5 child

From members of the chorus or Church office on (01324) 611017


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