Whats On in Renfrewshire

Our What's On section aims to be the one stop comprehensive guide to find out what's on in Renfrewshire. From events, classes and clubs to car boot sales, live music and theatre performances, click on our calendar to filter by activity, day or time.

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May the Toys Be With You
18 March to 29 May

A stunning collection of Star Wars memorabilia from collector Matt Fox featuring vintage toys and collectables. This is the first time this collection has been exhibited in Scotland.

A Galaxy Far Far Away
18 March to 18 June

A display of astronomical images to compliment the 'May the Toys Be With You' exhibition.

Camcorder Club
Every Thurs from 4 May to 8 June 2.30pm to 4.30pm

Get involved with Renfrewshire’s movie making club for older people.

Paisley Art Institute 129th Annual Art Exhibition
20 May to 25 June

This open exhibition will showcase artworks by the best in contemporary talent from all over the world with between 400 and 500 artworks on display.

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Pound Fitness taster session
Wednesday 31 May 2017 19:15:00

Pound Fitness is the world's first cardio jam session inspired by the infectious, energizing and sweat-dripping fun of playing the drums!

Renfrew Gala Day
Sunday 4 June

Come along and enjoy live entertainment, funfair, community and craft stalls, free activities for kids and the ‘under the sea’ themed dress up parade!


Tuesday 6 June 2017 19:30:00

Waves tells the story of the unofficial history of the invention of the Butterfly stroke. It is a solo theatre work written and performed by Alice Mary Cooper.

Stuart Mitchell – Dealt A Bad Hand
Friday 9 June 2017 19:30:00

Stuart Mitchell brings his smash hit sell out Fringe debut to Paisley Arts Centre.

Larry Herman: Clydeside 1974 - 76
17 June - 20 August

New York born photographer Larry Herman documented Clydeside during the period 1974-76. Several images were taken in Ferguslie and Linwood and give an intimate glimpse into the lives of local workers four decades ago.

The McDougalls Singalong Show
Saturday 17 June 2017 14:00:00

This special pop-up show features some of our colourful characters in one hour of musical mayhem for all the family.

The Furrow Collective
Sunday 18 June 2017 19:30:00

Alasdair Roberts, Emily Portman, Lucy Farrell and Rachel Newton are four fine soloists sharing a mutual love of traditional songs and are bringing their music to Paisley Arts Centre this June.

Barshaw Gala Day
Saturday 24 June

Come along and enjoy live entertainment, fun inflatables, community and craft stalls, free activities for kids and more!

Tea Dance
Wednesday 28 June 2017 13:00:00

Enjoy an afternoon of dancing, music and chatting with friends. John Findlay will keep you entertained all afternoon playing a series of timeless tunes on the keyboard.


Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Awards
Wednesday 28 June

This prestigious national music award will host its 2017 ceremony in Paisley – a town synonymous with musical talent.


SummerFest 2017
Saturday 1 July 2017

Youth Performing Arts Festival (3-18)

Weave Festival and Sma Shot Day
Saturday 1 July 2017 12:00:00

Rooted in Paisley's radical weaving heritage and celebrating it's unique and historical Sma' Shot Day - Weave is a new, vibrant and colourful festival celebrating arts, activism and design.

Yorkston Thorne Kahn
Sunday 2 July 2017 19:30:00

Yorkston Thorne Kahn bring their unique brand of music to Paisley this July.

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Monday 3 July 2017 19:30:00

Homeless McGoldrig once had splendid things. But he has lost it all - including his mind. He now dives into the wonderful wounds of his past through the romantic world of Rudolph Valentino.

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MZA Sneaky Previews
Friday 7 July & Saturday 8 July, 7.30pm

Take a comedy sneak peek and enjoy Edinburgh Fringe previews from Daniel Sloss, Craig Hill, Micky Bartlett and Mark Nelson (line-up may be subject to change).


Paisley Pipe Band Championships
Saturday 22 July

Enjoy the sight, sound and spectacle of some of Scotland’s top pipe bands as they compete in the heart of Paisley.


The Skids
Saturday 5th August 2017

Punk music royalty The Skids will be back in Paisley to mark their 40th anniversary.

The Kilkennys
Wednesday 9 August 2017 19:30:00

With passion and pride, The Kilkennys will play old Irish folk songs and new songs of their own at Paisley Town Hall this August.


Johnstone Fire Engine Rally
Saturday 12 August

Nee-naw, nee-naw! The popular Fire Engine Rally returns to Johnstone.

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Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham
Sunday 20 August 2017 19:30:00

Now embarking on their 31st year of working together, Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham are playing at Paisley Town Hall this August.


Renfrewshire Doors Open Days
2-3 September

Historic and modern treasures across Renfrewshire throw open their doors to visitors and tell their fascinating stories.

Starman - The David Bowie Story
Saturday 2 September 2017 19:30:00

The ultimate tribute to a legend, 'Starman' features songs from all eras of David Bowie's career, performed to perfection in this highly charged show.

Daniel Sloss - NOW
Saturday 16 September 2017 19:30:00

NOW is the stunning new show from Scotland’s internationally acclaimed and award-winning stand-up.


The Spree
13 - 21 October

Paisley's national arts festival will return with another bumper line-up of music, comedy, drama, film and much. much more!


Paisley Halloween Festival
27-28 October

A two-day spooktacular in Paisley town centre with some ghoulishly-good free fun for all the family to enjoy!

Funbox presents: Santa's Funtastic Factory
Fri 8 Dec, 10am, 1pm and 5pm. Sat 9 Dec 11am and 2pm

Ho-ho-ho! The Funbox team are back for more seasonal fun with their brand new festive show SANTA’S FUNTASTIC FACTORY and are ready to make all your Christmas wishes come true!






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