If you wish to hold a public procession, march, parade or similar type event then you are required by law to notify us at least 28 days before the event. This allows us to make the local community aware of forthcoming events planned in their area.

Similar events may include:

  • races, fun runs and sponsored walks
  • gala day parades
  • demonstrations and protests

Your notification must give details of the date, time, route and the estimated number of people taking part in the procession.

You must also submit a public procession risk assessment form and a locations plan/map.

If you have concerns about a parade or march taking place, you can make representations. Information about how to make a representation is available as a download.

How to make your notification

The proposal to hold a public procession notification form and the risk assessment forms are available for download.

You can also get notification and risk assessment forms from:

  • Licensing Unit
    Falkirk Council
    Municipal Buildings
    West Bridge Street
    Falkirk
  • By calling 01324 501575
  • By faxing 01324 501588
  • By emailing licensing@falkirk.gov.uk

Forms
Notification form
Risk assessment form
Guidance
Guidance notes for completing a risk assessment form for procession organisers
Guidance notes for organisers of public processions
Guidance notes on how to make a representation
Standard conditions for public processions

Upcoming processions

Organisation Date Status
Loyal Orange Institution of Scotland Falkirk District 62 Saturday, 18th August 2018 Pending
Royal British Legion Scotland Saturday, 25th August 2018 Pending
Denny True Blues LOL 257 Saturday, 25th August 2018 Pending
WMP Creative - Pedal for Scotland Sunday, 9th September 2018 Pending
Graeme High School Friday, 28th September 2018 Pending
GL Hand Ltd. Sunday, 30th September 2018 Pending
Bonnybridge Remembrance Sunday, 11th November 2018 Pending
Gillespies True Blues LOL 231 Sunday, 11th November 2018 Pending

Previous processions

Organisation Date Status
Falkirk Council Monday, 13th August 2018 Approved
Airth Chosen Few R.B.P.741 Saturday, 11th August 2018 Approved
Airth Chosen Few R.B.P.741 Saturday, 11th August 2018 Approved
Samuel Frickleton V.C. Memorial R.B.P. 1917 Saturday, 11th August 2018 Approved
Samuel Frickleton V.C. Memorial R.B.P. 1917 Saturday, 11th August 2018 Approved
The Provincial Grand Lodge of Edinburgh Sunday, 5th August 2018 Approved
Sir William Wallace Grand Lodge of Scotland Free Colliers Saturday, 4th August 2018 Approved
Bonnybridge Gala Saturday, 4th August 2018 Approved
Airth Highland Games Saturday, 28th July 2018 Approved
Scottish Knights Templar acting on behalf of the Society of Sir William Wallace Saturday, 21st July 2018 Approved
Brother James Dick Memorial LOL 189 Saturday, 7th July 2018 Withdrawn
Brother James Dick Memorial LOL 189 Saturday, 7th July 2018 Withdrawn
Denny True Blues LOL 257 Saturday, 7th July 2018 Approved
Denny True Blues LOL 257 Saturday, 7th July 2018 Approved
Bonnybridge Sons of William Loyal Orange Lodge No.211 Saturday, 7th July 2018 Approved
Bonnybridge Sons of William Loyal Orange Lodge No.211 Saturday, 7th July 2018 Approved
Slamannan Bible & Crown Defenders LOL 227 Saturday, 7th July 2018 Approved
Slamannan Bible & Crown Defenders LOL 227 Saturday, 7th July 2018 Approved
Gillespies True Blues LOL 231 Saturday, 7th July 2018 Approved
Gillespies True Blues LOL 231 Saturday, 7th July 2018 Approved
Slamannan Historical Society Sunday, 1st July 2018 Approved
Lord Mountbatten Memorial Loyal Orange Lodge No. 298 Saturday, 30th June 2018 Approved
Lord Mountbatten Memorial Loyal Orange Lodge No. 298 Saturday, 30th June 2018 Approved
Blackbraes True Blue Loyal Orange Lodge No.34 Saturday, 30th June 2018 Approved
Grangemouth Orange & Purple Defenders LOL 187 Saturday, 30th June 2018 Approved
Grangemouth Orange & Purple Defenders LOL 187 Saturday, 30th June 2018 Approved
Loyal Orange Institution of Scotland Falkirk District 62 Saturday, 30th June 2018 Approved
Loyal Orange Institution of Scotland Falkirk District 62 Saturday, 30th June 2018 Approved
Loyal Orange Institution of Scotland Falkirk Orange and Purple District 36 Saturday, 30th June 2018 Approved
Loyal Orange Institution of Scotland Falkirk Orange and Purple District 36 Saturday, 30th June 2018 Approved
Loyal Orange Institution of Scotland Falkirk Orange and Purple District 36 Saturday, 30th June 2018 Approved
Loyal Orange Institution of Scotland Falkirk Orange and Purple District 36 Saturday, 30th June 2018 Approved
Loyal Orange Institution of Scotland Falkirk Orange & Purple District 36 Saturday, 30th June 2018 Approved
Loyal Orange Institution of Scotland Falkirk Orange & Purple District 36 Saturday, 30th June 2018 Approved
Loyal Orange Institution of Scotland Falkirk Orange & Purple District 36 Saturday, 30th June 2018 Approved
Loyal Orange Institution of Scotland Falkirk Orange & Purple District 36 Saturday, 30th June 2018 Withdrawn
Loyal Orange Institution of Scotland Falkirk Orange & Purple District 36 Saturday, 30th June 2018 Withdrawn
Loyal Orange Institution of Scotland Falkirk Orange & Purple District 36 Saturday, 30th June 2018 Approved
Loyal Orange Institution of Scotland Falkirk Orange & Purple District 36 Saturday, 30th June 2018 Approved
Loyal Orange Institution of Scotland Falkirk Orange & Purple District 36 Saturday, 30th June 2018 Approved
Loyal Orange Institution of Scotland Falkirk Orange & Purple District 36 Saturday, 30th June 2018 Approved
Bo'ness Children's Fair Festival Friday, 29th June 2018 Approved
Bo'ness Children's Fair Festival Friday, 29th June 2018 Approved
Bo'ness Children's Fair Festival Friday, 29th June 2018 Approved
Bo'ness Children's Fair Festival Friday, 29th June 2018 Approved
Bo'ness Children's Fair Festival Friday, 29th June 2018 Approved
Unison Kinnel Band Thursday, 28th June 2018 Approved
Bo'ness and Carriden Band Thursday, 28th June 2018 Approved
Grangemouth Children's Day Committee Saturday, 23rd June 2018 Approved
Bo'ness Children's Fair Friday, 22nd June 2018 Approved