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 36 Saturday, 27th April 2019 Pending
Falkirk Anzac Somme Society Saturday, 27th April 2019 Pending
Camelon Mariners Gala Association Saturday, 8th June 2019 Pending
Grangemouth Children's Day Committee Saturday, 22nd June 2019 Pending
Bo'ness Children's Fair Festival Friday, 28th June 2019 Pending
Bo'ness Children's Fair Festival Friday, 28th June 2019 Pending
Bo'ness Children's Fair Festival Friday, 28th June 2019 Pending
Bo'ness Children's Fair Festival Friday, 28th June 2019 Pending
Bo'ness Children's Fair Festival Friday, 28th June 2019 Pending
Bo'ness Children's Fair Festival Friday, 28th June 2019 Pending
Loyal Orange Institution of Scotland District 62 Saturday, 29th June 2019 Pending
Loyal Orange Institution of Scotland District 62 Saturday, 29th June 2019 Pending
Loyal Orange Institution of Scotland Falkirk District 36 Saturday, 29th June 2019 Pending
Loyal Orange Institution of Scotland Falkirk District 36 Saturday, 29th June 2019 Pending
Loyal Orange Institution of Scotland Falkirk District 36 Saturday, 29th June 2019 Pending
Loyal Orange Institution of Scotland Falkirk District 36 Saturday, 29th June 2019 Pending
Loyal Orange Institution of Scotland Falkirk District 36 Saturday, 29th June 2019 Pending
Loyal Orange Institution of Scotland Falkirk District 36 Saturday, 29th June 2019 Pending
Loyal Orange Institution of Scotland Falkirk District 36 Saturday, 29th June 2019 Pending
Loyal Orange Institution of Scotland Falkirk District 36 Saturday, 29th June 2019 Pending
Loyal Orange Institution of Scotland Falkirk District 36 Saturday, 29th June 2019 Pending
Loyal Orange Institution of Scotland Falkirk District 36 Saturday, 29th June 2019 Pending
Loyal Orange Institution of Scotland Falkirk District 36 Saturday, 29th June 2019 Pending
The Provincial Grand Lodge of Edinburgh Sunday, 4th August 2019 Pending
Gran Fondo Scotland Autumn Edition Sunday, 29th September 2019 Pending

Previous processions

Organisation Date Status
Carron Valley Motorcycle Club Sunday, 21st April 2019 Approved
Falkirk Victoria Harriers Sunday, 14th April 2019 Approved
1st Polmont Boys' and Girls' Brigade Sunday, 24th March 2019 Approved
Falkirk Council-Falkirk Football Club Saturday, 16th March 2019 Approved
Bo'ness and Carriden Band Wednesday, 2nd January 2019 Approved
Falkirk Towns Ltd/ Falkirk Delivers Saturday, 8th December 2018 Approved
Apprentice Boys of Derry Redding & Westquarter Walker Club Saturday, 8th December 2018 Approved
Falkirk Towns Ltd/ Falkirk Delivers Saturday, 1st December 2018 Approved
Falkirk Towns Ltd/ Falkirk Delivers Saturday, 1st December 2018 Approved
Falkirk Towns Ltd/ Falkirk Delivers Saturday, 24th November 2018 Approved
Falkirk Towns Ltd/ Falkirk Delivers Saturday, 24th November 2018 Approved
Apprentice Boys of Derry Stirling & District Campsie Club Saturday, 17th November 2018 Approved
Falkirk Council Sunday, 11th November 2018 Approved
Royal British Legion Grangemouth Sunday, 11th November 2018 Approved
Gillespies True Blues LOL 231 Sunday, 11th November 2018 Approved
Haggs Parish Church of Scotland Sunday, 11th November 2018 Approved
Bonnybridge Remembrance Sunday, 11th November 2018 Approved
Royal British Legion (Scotland) Bo'ness Branch Sunday, 11th November 2018 Approved
Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Army Cadet Force B Company Larbert Detachment Sunday, 11th November 2018 Approved
1st Polmont Boys' and Girls' Brigade Sunday, 11th November 2018 Approved
Denny & District Community Council Sunday, 11th November 2018 Approved
Bonnybridge Remembrance Sunday, 11th November 2018 Approved
Redding & Westquarter Protestant Boys Flute Band Saturday, 3rd November 2018 Approved
GL Hand Ltd. Sunday, 30th September 2018 Approved
Graeme High School Friday, 28th September 2018 Approved
1st Polmont Boys' and Girls' Brigade Sunday, 23rd September 2018 Approved
WMP Creative - Pedal for Scotland Sunday, 9th September 2018 Approved
Denny True Blues LOL 257 Saturday, 25th August 2018 Approved
Royal British Legion Scotland Saturday, 25th August 2018 Approved
Loyal Orange Institution of Scotland Falkirk District 62 Saturday, 18th August 2018 Approved
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