Council and Shops

The Rock Project
Launched in September 2006 through Youth Music Initiative funding, the Battle of the Bands project allows pupils in rock bands who attend Falkirk Council secondary schools an opportunity to receive free mentoring sessions and compete for a place in the Battle of the Bands final at the Glasgow Barrowlands.
http://www.myspace.com/falkirkcultural

Rock The Talk
RTT is a youth rock music project being developed throughout the Falkirk area.
http://www.myspace.com/rockthetalk

Falkirk & District Arts and Civic Council
This is the organisation which advocates the arts and civic amenity to Falkirk Council, supports member organisations in their projects and is a forum for mutual help and advice.
http://www.fdacc.org.uk

EDUCATION / TUITION

Forth Valley College
Forth Valley College is the fifth largest College in Scotland, delivering more than 750 courses from their main campuses in Alloa, Falkirk and Stirling and at more than 30 outreach centres across the region.
Courses available for Creative Industries: HNC Art & Design, HNC Art & Design, NQ Communication with Media, NQ Communication with Media, NQ Creative Arts, NQ Music & Broadcast Technology, NQ Music & Broadcast Technology, HNC Music Business, HNC Music Business, HND Sound Production, HND Sound Production, BA Art & Design, BA Art & Design, BA Media and Communication, BA Media and Communication, HND Computer Arts and Design, NQ Access to Creative Industries, NQ Access to Creative Industries, NQ Communication with Media, NQ Creative Arts, NQ Music & Broadcast Technology, Art and Design: Degree Foundation, HNC Art & Design Clackmannan, HNC Communication with Media, HNC Music Business Falkirk
HND Applied Design Crafts, HND Sound Production, BA Art & Design Falkirk, BA Media and Communication, HND Contemporary Fine Art, NQ Access to Creative Industries, HND Computer Arts and Design, HND Computer Arts and Design
http://www.forthvalley.ac.uk/ForthValley

dD DRUMS
Offering drum kit tuition in the centre of Scotland for the past 5 years , dD Drums has grown to become a one stop shop for drummers, with lessons on offer from beginner to advanced levels , and currently embarking on an Adult Beginner Rock Package beginning January 2008. There are also drummer rehearsal facilities, and are presently stocking loadsa goodies. Personal one on one, tailor made lessons covering all the bases – reading , rudiments and most important ROCKIN’!! All levels catered for, all styles covered. Help with confidence, school qualifications (100% so far) but most important: the enjoyment. Owner David Dowell has recently recruited legendary drummer Ted McKenna to give advanced lessons.
http://www.myspace.com/daviddowelldrums

MISC

The Falkirk Herald
Local Newspaper, with music covered very well by James Trimble
http://www.falkirkherald.co.uk

Print Central
“On-demand” printing company in Camelon who offer digital, litho and indoor or outdoor large format printing to A0 size. They are keen to hear from local band who require promo material, and can have most material printed in-house 3-5 days of receipt of signoff of artwork.
Jubilee House, The Hedges, Camelon, Falkirk FK1 4DZ
Tel: 01324 622776
Mob: 07969 827415

Central Scene
Central Scotland Music Resource Forum.
http://centralscene.2.forumer.com

Peter Holliday Photography
Local Photographer
http://www.myspace.com/peterhollidayphotography

Joyner Photography
Local photographer
http://www.myspace.com/joynerphotography

Neil Henderson
Local Photographer
http://www.photographer.myby.co.uk

Vicky Cheape
Local photographer
[email protected]

SHOPS

HMV
5 Howgate Shopping Centre, Falkirk. 01324 676990

R & A Music 72-74 Manor Street, Falkirk. Tel: 01324 633332
R.A.Music have a wide selection of musical instruments, books and accessories. Learn to play from the professionals – They provide in-house tuition facilites (Guitar, Bass, Keyboard and drums).
htpp://www.ramusic.co.uk

Music & Leisure 234 Grahams Road, Falkirk. Tel: 01324 670767
Music and Leisure is a well established music shop in Falkirk specialising in guitars, drum kits and disco/karaoke equipment for both professional and home use
http://www.musicandleisure.co.uk

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