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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Inspired
27 January to 18 April

The annual annual exhibition of artwork from children in Renfrewshire.

The John Byrne Drawing Competition
17 March - 18 April

An exhibition showcasing highlights from this art competition for young people across Scotland.

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 29 May

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

Foster and Allen
Sunday 26 March 2017 19:30:00

Foster & Allen bring their 40th Anniversary Tour to Paisley.

Moonbeam on a Cat's Ear
Tuesday 28 March 2017 14:00:00

A puppet show for ages 3 +, following the adventures of Rosie and Toby Toby, the cat and mouse.

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Meeting Ronnie
Wednesday 29 March 2017 19:30:00

Ronnie Browne (formerly of The Corries) takes his audience on an illustrated journey through his long and varied life.

The Music of George Michael
Friday 31 March 2017 19:00:00

A tribute to George Michael's biggest hits in aid of Leuchie House.

Fraser John Lindsay's Blues Incentive
Friday 31 March 2017 19:30:00

Elderslie's Fraser John Lindsay returns with his latest blues line-up.

May The Toys Be With You Easter Activities
Sat 1 April to Mon 17 April. Various times

A fun-packed programme of Star Wars - themed activities over the Easter holidays at Paisley Museum.

Head in the Clouds
Tuesday 4 April 2017 10:30:00

Cirrus the dog has a serious job: he has to keep watch on the sheep. What to do when they lose themselves, drifting amongst the dancing clouds? A fun performance for ages 0-5.

Head in the Clouds
Tuesday 4 April 2017 13:30:00

Cirrus the dog has a serious job: he has to keep watch on the sheep. What to do when they lose themselves, drifting amongst the dancing clouds? A fun performance for ages 0-5.

Dinosaur Detectives
Thursday 6 April 2017 14:00:00

A puppet show for ages 5 and above, following the Dinosaur Detectives on their quest to find clues about the past! Part of the Puppet Animation Festival.

Paisley Natural History Society Talk - The factors affecting the status of Bearded Reedling
Thursday 6 April 2017 19:30:00

A talk on the factors affecting the status of Bearded Reedling in the Tay reed beds.

Chris Ramsey: Is that Chris Ramsey?
Friday 7 April 2017 19:30:00

A brand new stand up show for 2017 from the comedian you've seen on The Royal Variety Performance, Celebrity Juice, Hebburn, Live At The Apollo and various newspapers when he was wrongly arrested in a hotel in his underpants.

Talisk
Saturday 8 April 2017 19:30:00

Winners of the 2015 BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award, Talisk are one of the fastest rising bands on the British folk scene.

Jack and the Beans Talk
Tuesday 11 April 2017 14:00:00

Charming and inventive with plenty of interaction, Jack and the Beans Talk is an enjoyable puppet show for ages 3 to 7.

Willie the Wicked Wolf
Wednesday 12 April 2017 14:00:00

Willie is an outrageous but loveable rogue, whose interests include food, motorbikes and rock'n'roll. A fun puppet show set in within a rickety seaside style puppet booth which sends out bubbles, smoke and occasional jets of water!

When Marnie Was There (PG)
Thursday 13 April 2017 14:00:00

A beautiful anime, telling the story of Anna, who lives in a seaside town with her relatives. She comes across an abandoned mansion and meets a mysterious girl called Marnie. Part of the Puppet Animation Festival.

Paisley Beer and Food Festival
Wednesday 19 - Saturday 22 April 2017

Paisley’s ever-popular festival of real ale returns and, once again, it’s being served up with a side order of food.

Spring Baby Disco
10.30am to 12pm

Join us for our Spring Baby Disco at Paisley Museum!

Lunchtime Talks and Events
Thursday 20 April 12.30pm - 1.15pm

Our new programme of FREE lunchtime talks and events at Paisley Museum. This week: 'How to Move a Tiger' by our Collections Management Officer, Nicola Wilson.

Ken Mathieson's Classic Jazz Orchestra
Friday 21 April 2017 19:30:00

Ken Mathieson's Classic Jazz Orchestra returns to Paisley Arts Centre.

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Doctor and The Medics
Saturday 22 April 2017 19:00:00

Come and join us with the Spirit in The Sky legends in The Bungalow

Imar
Saturday 22 April 2017 19:30:00

Folk band Imar bring their unique brand of music to Paisley Arts Centre.

A Buddy Good Laugh presents Scott Gibson in Life After Death
Thursday 27 April 2017 20:00:00

Paisley's favourite comedy club presents the award-winning comedian Scott Gibson in his solo show 'Life After Death'

Careful
Friday 28 April 2017 19:30:00

Musician Horse McDonald's spellbinding autobiographical debut play.

Make A Hoo
Saturday 6 May 2017 19:30:00

Make A Hoo combines vivid sonic environments and dynamic physicality to weave together the story of a day and a night in the life of a young woman, played by Paisley’s own Sita Pieraccini.

MamaBabaMe
Wed 10th May 11.30am & 2.30pm

An exciting new dance, theatre and live music experience made especially for infants and their grown-ups.

Fred Morrison in Concert
Thursday 11 May 2017 19:30:00

Scottish piper Fred Morrison is justly famed for his passionately expressive style visits Paisley Arts Centre this May.

The Lions of Lisbon
Saturday 13 May 2017 19:30:00

Get ready to roar for the golden anniversary of the Celtic's greatest ever achievement. If you know the history, don’t just remember it, relive it!

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Pronto Mama + MT Doubt + ULTRAS
Saturday 13 May 2017 20:00:00

3 of Scotland's best up and coming young bands return to The Bungalow

Funbox Presents: Underwater Adventure
Sunday 14 May, 1pm and 3.30pm

Join Anya, Kevin and Gary on their quest to find all the lost keys under the sea, while the Funsters discover a barrier reef and Bonzo, the lovable Sea Dog battles a shark !

Descent
Thursday 18 May 2017 19:30:00

Descent explores what happens as 50-somethings Rob and Cathy try to hold on to each other – and themselves – in the face of early onset dementia.

British Pipe Band Championships
Saturday 20 May

One of the biggest events in world piping will turn the St James Playing Fields in Paisley into a spectacle of sight and sound.

Lunchtime Talks and Events
Thursday 25 May 12.30pm - 1.15pm

Our new programme of FREE lunchtime talks and events at Paisley Museum. This week: A walking tour of the Paisley Art Institute exhibition.

Lunchtime Talks and Events
Thursday 25 May 12.30pm - 1.15pm

Our new programme of FREE lunchtime talks and events at Paisley Museum. This week: A walking tour of the Paisley Art Institute exhibition.

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Renfrew Gala Day
Sunday 4 June

An afternoon of free family fun in Renfrew

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Barshaw Gala Day
Saturday 24 June

An afternoon for free family fun in Barshaw Park.

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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.

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Sma' Shot Day
Saturday 1 July

One of the oldest workers’ festivals in the world, this is a unique celebration of the victory of the weavers over the mill owners.

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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.

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Johnstone Fire Engine Rally
Saturday 12 August

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

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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.

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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!

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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!

 

 

 

 


 

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11 Christie Street
Paisley
PA1 1NB

Tel: 0300 300 0250