Inner Wheel Club of Falkirk

Syllabus 2018-2019

 September 13th Falkirk Rotary -  President Jim Cairns
 October 11th Falkirk Women in the War: Geoff Bailley
 November 8th Charter Lunch & visit of District Chairman
 December 13th Christmas Meeting
 January 10th Usher Hall, Edinburgh : Ruth Boreham
 February 14th Falkirk Townscape Heritage Initiative
 March 14th Business Meeting
 April 11th Open Meeting – Scottish Ballet
 May 9th Lindsey Marchant, Greengate Gallery
 June 13th AGM and Handover


Open Meeting - Presentation by Scottish Ballet, Thursday 11 April 2019

scottish balletWe have much pleasure in inviting you to our Open Afternoon  at the Beancross Hotel (Millennium Suite), Polmont/Falkirk  FK2 0XS  at 2pm on Thursday 11 April.

The speaker this year will be  Miriam Early of Scottish Ballet. She will talk about Scottish Ballet in general and in particular their recent production of Cinderella. She hopes to bring one or two Scottish Ballet costumes with her. She has been with Scottish Ballet for 7 years, and before embarking recently on a freelance career, presented the Wee Cinderella performances devised for young people aged 3+ and delivered extensively on Scottish Ballet’s dance health programme teaching Dance for Parkinson’s and Time to Dance.

The cost of afternoon tea, including a contribution to Scottish Ballet, is £15 per person.




Community Service Hospital Visit


Community Service Presentation of Baby Clothes at Forth Valley Hospital
L To R.Anne Stenhouse, Dorothy McClements, Nurse in Charge, Evelyn Hill (Convener). May 2017


 Cultoss Summer Outing

Culross Summer Outing. June 2017
Group of Members inc. Valerie Dillon Programme Convener. 4th left.


 International Service Afternoon Tea

International Service Afternoon Tea. March 2017
Group of Kitchen helpers with Convener Sandra in charge of the Coffee Pot. 




About the area

All roads and rails lead to Falkirk, situated in the Forth valley some 19 miles along the M9 from Edinburgh, and 18 miles from Glasgow. A fair-sized and bustling town with the charm of narrow cobbled lanes and streets full of speciality shops.

Significant changes have shaped the character of the district over the last 150 years. Named Rome's Northern frontier the defensive Antonine wall was built, the remains of which can be seen in the grounds of Callender Rouse. Caliender Rouse, now a museum, is the focal point of 600 years of history and gives a real insight into the history of Scotland itself.

Falkirk became regarded as the cradle of the industrial Revolution with the founding of the Carron Iron Works in 1759. Many iron foundries fed by coal minmg have been the hallmark of the area with evidence of their products throughout the world. These industries have now come to an end but provide a magnificent cultural heritage. Replaced by heautiffil parks, canal walks, restaurants and entertainment programmes during the year, the ethos of Falkirk is cosmopolitan with an eye to conservation but committed to the challenge of the 21st. century.

Falkirk is home to the world renowned Falkirk Wheel, which links the Forth and Clyde canal with the Union canal. These canals differ in height by 35m and used to be linked by a series of 11 locks over a distance exceeding a mile. They are now linked by the world's only boat lift, a stunning visual and engineering feat, and an extremely popular visitor attraction.

The Seagull Trust which provides canal cruising in Scotland (free for disabled) has a base in Falkirk. It provides free canal trips for disabled people along the revitalised canals.

Falkirk also claims to have the smallest street in Scotland, Wooer Street, find it if you can behind the Steeple... obviously not much wooing there!




Second Thursday of the month. No meetings in July or August.


2.30 pm


Park Lodge Hotel
Camelon Road
Stirlingshire FK1 5RY

 Park Lodge Hotel


Anne Stenhouse Falkirk

President Anne Stenhouse