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
Apprentice Boys of Derry Falkirk Branch Saturday, 2nd June 2018 Pending
Apprentice Boys of Derry Falkirk Branch Saturday, 2nd June 2018 Pending
Apprentice Boys of Derry Grangemouth Branch Saturday, 2nd June 2018 Pending
Apprentice Boys of Derry Grangemouth Branch Saturday, 2nd June 2018 Pending
Carron & Carronshore Gala Day Saturday, 2nd June 2018 Pending
Redding & Westquarter Club A.B.O.D Saturday, 2nd June 2018 Pending
Redding & Westquarter Club A.B.O.D Saturday, 2nd June 2018 Pending
Grahamston Gala Day Association Saturday, 2nd June 2018 Pending
Tour De Forth Sunday, 3rd June 2018 Pending
Camelon Mariners Gala Day Association Saturday, 9th June 2018 Pending
Linlithgow Deacons Court Tuesday, 19th June 2018 Pending
Grangemouth Children's Day Committee Saturday, 23rd June 2018 Pending
Unison Kinnel Band Thursday, 28th June 2018 Pending
Bo'ness Children's Fair Festival Friday, 29th June 2018 Pending
Bo'ness Children's Fair Festival Friday, 29th June 2018 Pending
Bo'ness Children's Fair Festival Friday, 29th June 2018 Pending
Bo'ness Children's Fair Festival Friday, 29th June 2018 Pending
Bo'ness Children's Fair Festival Friday, 29th June 2018 Pending
Loyal Orange Institution of Scotland Falkirk District 62 Saturday, 30th June 2018 Pending
Loyal Orange Institution of Scotland Falkirk District 62 Saturday, 30th June 2018 Pending
Loyal Orange Institution of Scotland Falkirk Orange and Purple District 36 Saturday, 30th June 2018 Pending
Loyal Orange Institution of Scotland Falkirk Orange and Purple District 36 Saturday, 30th June 2018 Pending
Loyal Orange Institution of Scotland Falkirk Orange and Purple District 36 Saturday, 30th June 2018 Pending
Loyal Orange Institution of Scotland Falkirk Orange and Purple District 36 Saturday, 30th June 2018 Pending
Loyal Orange Institution of Scotland Falkirk Orange & Purple District 36 Saturday, 30th June 2018 Pending
Loyal Orange Institution of Scotland Falkirk Orange & Purple District 36 Saturday, 30th June 2018 Pending
Loyal Orange Institution of Scotland Falkirk Orange & Purple District 36 Saturday, 30th June 2018 Pending
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 Pending
Loyal Orange Institution of Scotland Falkirk Orange & Purple District 36 Saturday, 30th June 2018 Pending
Loyal Orange Institution of Scotland Falkirk Orange & Purple District 36 Saturday, 30th June 2018 Pending
Loyal Orange Institution of Scotland Falkirk Orange & Purple District 36 Saturday, 30th June 2018 Pending
Blackbraes True Blue Loyal Orange Lodge No.34 Saturday, 30th June 2018 Pending
Lord Mountbatten Memorial Loyal Orange Lodge No. 298 Saturday, 30th June 2018 Pending
Lord Mountbatten Memorial Loyal Orange Lodge No. 298 Saturday, 30th June 2018 Pending
Slamannan Bible & Crown Defenders LOL 227 Saturday, 7th July 2018 Pending
Slamannan Bible & Crown Defenders LOL 227 Saturday, 7th July 2018 Pending
Gillespies True Blues LOL 231 Saturday, 7th July 2018 Pending
Gillespies True Blues LOL 231 Saturday, 7th July 2018 Pending
Sir William Wallace Grand Lodge of Scotland Free Colliers Saturday, 4th August 2018 Pending
The Provincial Grand Lodge of Edinburgh Sunday, 5th August 2018 Pending
Samuel Frickleton V.C. Memorial R.B.P. 1917 Saturday, 11th August 2018 Pending
Samuel Frickleton V.C. Memorial R.B.P. 1917 Saturday, 11th August 2018 Pending
Bonnybridge Remembrance Sunday, 11th November 2018 Pending

Previous processions

Organisation Date Status
Denny & District Community Council Saturday, 26th May 2018 Approved
Loyal Orange Institution of Scotland District 62 Saturday, 5th May 2018 Approved
Falkirk Delivers Saturday, 14th April 2018 Approved
Falkirk Victoria Harriers Sunday, 8th April 2018 Approved
Carron Valley Motorcycle Club Sunday, 1st April 2018 Approved
Apprentice Boys of Derry Grangemouth Branch Friday, 2nd March 2018 Pending
Falkirk Council-Falkirk Football Club Saturday, 24th February 2018 Approved
Bo'ness and Carriden Brass Band Tuesday, 2nd January 2018 Approved
Redding & Westquarter Walker Club Saturday, 9th December 2017 Approved
Falkirk Towns Ltd Saturday, 9th December 2017 Approved
Falkirk Towns Ltd Saturday, 2nd December 2017 Approved
Department for Work and Pensions Sunday, 26th November 2017 Approved
Stirling Apprentice Boys of Derry Saturday, 25th November 2017 Approved
Falkirk Towns Ltd Saturday, 25th November 2017 Approved
Falkirk Towns Ltd Saturday, 25th November 2017 Approved
Falkirk Council Monday, 20th November 2017 Approved
Airth Chosen Few R.B.P.741 Saturday, 18th November 2017 Approved
Gillespies True Blues LOL 231 Sunday, 12th November 2017 Approved
Royal British Legion (Scotland) Bo'ness Branch Sunday, 12th November 2017 Approved
Bonnybridge Remembrance Sunday, 12th November 2017 Approved
Royal British Legion Grangemouth Sunday, 12th November 2017 Approved
Royal British Legion and Army Cadet Force Sunday, 12th November 2017 Approved
Falkirk Council Sunday, 12th November 2017 Approved
1st Polmont Boys' and Girls' Brigade Sunday, 12th November 2017 Approved
Haggs Parish Church of Scotland Sunday, 12th November 2017 Approved
Denny & Dunipace District Council Sunday, 12th November 2017 Approved
Loyal Orange Institution of Scotland Falkirk Orange & Purple District 36 Saturday, 30th September 2017 Approved
Christian Aid Saturday, 30th September 2017 Approved
Graeme High School Friday, 29th September 2017 Approved
1st Polmont Boys' and Girls' Brigade Sunday, 24th September 2017 Approved
Grangemouth Sea Cadets Saturday, 23rd September 2017 Approved
Grangemouth Sea Cadets Saturday, 23rd September 2017 Approved
WMP Creative - Pedal for Scotland Sunday, 10th September 2017 Approved
Bo'ness Hill Climb Revival Club Saturday, 2nd September 2017 Approved
Denny Chosen Few LLOL No.203 Saturday, 26th August 2017 Approved
Royal British Legion Grangemouth Saturday, 19th August 2017 Approved
Loyal Orange Institution of Scotland Falkirk Orange & Purple District 36 Saturday, 19th August 2017 Approved
Airth Chosen Few R.B.P.741 Saturday, 12th August 2017 Approved
Airth Chosen Few R.B.P.741 Saturday, 12th August 2017 Approved
Samuel Frickleton V.C. R.B.P. 1917 Saturday, 12th August 2017 Approved
Samuel Frickleton V.C. R.B.P. 1917 Saturday, 12th August 2017 Approved
Sir William Wallace Grand Lodge of Scotland Free Colliers Saturday, 5th August 2017 Approved
Bonnybridge Gala Saturday, 5th August 2017 Approved
Airth Highland Games Saturday, 22nd July 2017 Approved
Scottish Knights Templar acting on behalf of the Society of Sir William Wallace Saturday, 22nd July 2017 Approved
Bonnybridge Sons of William Loyal Orange Lodge No.211 Saturday, 8th July 2017 Approved
Bonnybridge Sons of William Loyal Orange Lodge No.211 Saturday, 8th July 2017 Approved
James Dick Memorial LOL 189 Saturday, 8th July 2017 Approved
James Dick Memorial LOL 189 Saturday, 8th July 2017 Approved
Slamannan Bible & Crown Defenders LOL 227 Saturday, 8th July 2017 Approved