Service Update – Coronavirus

pac to the future

PAC TO THE FUTURE: A celebration of Paisley Arts Centre; looking back over 34 years of cultural programming – owning our online present with style – and buzzing for our post-refurb future when we reopen in a few years’ time! 

Upcoming events



Roxana - a provocative digital retelling of Daniel Defoe’s Roxana (directed by Shilpa T-Hyland and written by Laurie Motherwell). 

Free tickets here. Film available for 1 week from 26 July. 

stuck in the house

Stuck in the House: 50th Session (The Vegan Leather) 

Keep your eyes peeled for our Stuck in the House 50th session with Paisley’s hottest Art-Pop-Four-Piece band!

Coming soon on RenTV

jack wardrope

REEL LIFE is a short festival that celebrates the image obsessed enthusiasts who have made a great contribution to local visual culture in Renfrewshire.

On RenTV on Tuesday 6 July at 7pm.



Catch up with recent digital performances from PAC to the Future

Paisley Punks: The Story of the Paisley Punk Scene - 25th 8pm

The story of The Paisley Punk Scene is one that hasn't been told on film. There has been a few articles on this subject in papers, blogs and magazines over the years but nothing on screen

Horse McDonald (PAC to the Future)

A special session recorded by Horse – a stalwart of the Arts Centre, for PAC to the Future.



Coming up over the next few months: 

  • online panel discussions and reunions with creatives involved in the earliest days of the Arts Centre
  • frank conversations about the often challenging cultural context in which mid-scale venues such as the Arts Centre exist
  • local films (including Reel Life Screen Gems)
  • the 50th Stuck in the House session, recorded by The Vegan Leather, Paisley’s hottest Art-Pop-Four-Piece band!
  • and lots more!


PAC to the future is supported by Future Paisley. Future Paisley is the radical and wide-ranging programme of economic, social and physical regeneration using the town’s unique and internationally-significant cultural and heritage story to transform its future.

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