Sunday, 9 November 2008

Awards, authors and pressies...

Here's a question... What do ourselves, Metallica and Miley Cyrus have in common? It's certainly not our musical talent I think we can all agree! Actually, the link is that we were all up for an award last Thursday but sadly none of us won! I can't speak for Metallica or Miley at the MTV EMA awards in Liverpool, but thanks to some good company, good one-liners from host Kay Adams, and good wine(!) we at the Falkirk Herald Business Awards had good night despite our understandable disappointment.

But on to other happier news, and if you're quick you still have time to get tickets for author Chris Hannan's visit to Bo'ness Library. The author of 'Missy' will be there on Tuesday night (11th Nov) and tickets are just £2 available from the library.

And in shopping news, we've finally got our hands on a digital version of this year's Christmas catalogue. Isn't modern technology great? Click on the picture opposite and you'll be whisked off to a fancy-schmancy virtual viewer and be able to browse through the books featured... give it a go - you might get some great ideas for Christmas, or even find a few books you fancy yourself... after all, it's the perfect time of year to drop hints to your friends and family!

Monday, 3 November 2008

The Ghost Train - Get your tickets here!

Exciting news - as well as books we're now selling tickets! (OK, so we may not be snapping at he heels of Ticketmaster just yet but give us time!)

The tickets we're selling are for the Barony Players' upcoming production of The Ghost Train by Arnold Ridley. Written and set in the 1920s, the play is a spooky tale of a diverse group of train passengers, stranded and forced to spend the night in the cold unwelcoming waiting room of a Cornish railway station. Playwrite Ridley (who gained fame as mild-mannered Private Godfrey in Dad's Army) was inspired to pen this play after becoming stranded overnight at a railway station himself!

Upon it's original West End opening the play was a phenomenal success, and played to packed audiences for two years. The Barony Players' production only runs for 5 performances and with their reputation it's bound to be just as successful so you'd better make sure you get your tickets sharpish!

The play runs from December 2nd - 6th 2008 at the Barony Theatre here in Bo'ness, and tickets are priced at just £7 (£5 concessions)... not much for a great night's entertainment these days I think you'll agree!

Tickets are on sale in the shop now so pop in next time you're passing and get yours fast before they all go!