Performances

The very best live music, theatre, comedy, dance and film; right on your doorstep. Check out our brand new event listings below.

 

Paisley Philosophical Talks
From Thursday 12 September- Thursday 28 November

at the University of the West Of Scotland

Tech Lab at the Secret Collection
Monday 14th - Friday 18th Oct 1pm -3.30pm

During the October holidays, Join our Tech Lab with an Ancient Egyptian Twist!

Glasvegas
Tuesday 15 October 2019 19:00:00

The platinum-selling indie-rockers perform their only full-band Scottish show of the year.

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Loki's History of Scottish Hip Hop and Stretch & Bobbito- Cancelled
Tuesday 15 October 2019 19:00:00

Due to unforeseen circumstances, this performance has been cancelled. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Gruff Rhys
Wednesday 16 October 2019 19:00:00

The Super Furry Animals frontman brings his solo show to the Spiegeltent for The Spree festival.

Paisley in Song - Production Masterclass Workshop
Thursday 17 October 2019 13:45:00

Paisley singer/songwriter Michael Cassidy has been exploring Paisley’s incredible history of songwriting and its poetic legacy as the starting point for a series of songwriting and music workshops with local young people. As part of the project we are offering a series of concerts and masterclasses with some of Scotland’s foremost songwriters, musicians and producers which explore the rich legacy of Paisley’s songwriting heritage and which will help write a new chapter in the Paisley Songbook.

Paisley in Song - Songwriters' Cafe - Emme woods
Thursday 17 October 2019 13:45:00

This is your chance to have one of Scotland’s best songwriters give you advice on your songs and music. Book yourself or your band in for a 20 minute slot with Emme Woods and get her advice, knowledge or input on your songs, ideas or unfinished master-pieces.

Paisley in Song - Songwriters' Cafe - Ross Leighton
Thursday 17 October 2019 13:45:00

This is your chance to have one of Scotland’s best songwriters give you advice on your songs and music. Book yourself or your band in for a 20 minute slot with Emme Woods and get her advice, knowledge or input on your songs, ideas or unfinished master-pieces.

Paisley in Song - Writing Music for Film and TV
Thursday 17 October 2019 13:45:00

This is your chance to have one of Scotland’s best songwriters give you advice on your songs and music. Book yourself or your band in for a 20 minute slot with Emme Woods and get her advice, knowledge or input on your songs, ideas or unfinished master-pieces.

PP Arnold
Thursday 17 October 2019 19:00:00

London’s First Lady of Soul will perform songs from her six-decade career when she visits The Spree festival.

Paisley In Song
Thursday 17 October 2019 19:30:00

A celebration of Paisley’s songwriting heritage.

The Soundplay Dome
18th October-19th October

The Soundplay Dome is a magical sensory space where children and adults of all ages can explore sound and light. Creating a soothing musical landscape from objects and tactile materials, the dome works as an instrument that can be played in accessible and surprising ways.

Karine Polwart's Scottish Songbook
Friday 18 October 2019 19:00:00

The multi-award-winning singer-songwriter brings her Scottish Songbook to Paisley – a collection of pop classics spanning more than 50 years.

Rudeboy: The Story of Trojan Records- Cancelled
Friday 18 October 2019 20:00:00

Due to unforseen circumstances, the screening of this film has been cancelled.

Comedy Lates with Scott Gibson
Friday 18 October 2019 22:30:00

Late-night laughs in the Spiegeltent with your host Scott Gibson and comedians Rosco McLelland, Jay Lafferty and Gary Little.

Jerry Sadowitz: Make America GRATE Again!
Saturday 19 October 2019 19:45:00

*** SOLD OUT ***

Malcolm Middleton plus support
Saturday 19 October 2019 20:00:00

Malcolm Middleton is back, again, with his seven-hundredth studio album BANANAS, this time on the much beloved TRIASSIC TUSK RECORDS.

Hayseed Dixie Spree Party
Saturday 19 October 2019 22:30:00

A lively late-night closing party for The Spree all the way from Tennessee, USA, with the inventors of ‘rockgrass’.

Fibres
Tuesday 22 October 2019 19:30:00

Fibres is a darkly comedic play that tells the story of a young woman and her family facing the effects of asbestosis fro, Glasgow's shipbuilding industry.

The Monster and Mary Shelley
Thursday 24 October 2019 19:30:00

Occasion Theatre Presents The Monster and Mary Shelley is a celebration of one of literature's most influential talents and an atmospheric, moving, and at times darkly comic exploration of the Gothic girl who electrified the world.

Fraser John Lindsay's Blues Incentive
Friday 25 October 2019 19:30:00

Guitarist Fraser John Lindsay and his Blues Incentive have become a welcome addition to Scotland’s thriving music scene. This year’s show should be a fantastic night out for music fans.

Singing Hands
Saturday 26 October 2019 11:00:00

Join Suzanne and Tracy for an hour of multi-sensory musical fun featuring MAKATON signing. Keep an eye out for extra performance time: released at 2 pm on 25/3/19!

The Wedding Planners
Monday 28 October 2019 19:30:00

The Wedding Planners is the hilarious girls' night out you won't want to miss!

Janey Godley- Beyond The Fringe
Thursday 31 October 2019 20:00:00

Hot from her recent appearance’s on BBC’s ‘Have I Got News for You’ and BBC Scotland’s ‘Breaking the News' and with over 20 years of performing award winning comedy around the world from Newcastle to New Zealand, Janey is excited to bring her hilarious new show to Paisley Arts Centre! *SOLD OUT*

Fallen Fruit
Friday 1 November 2019 19:30:00

A story of love, breaking free, and Europe, from multi-award winning Two Destination Language, Fallen Fruit foregrounds a unique migrant voice born in communist Bulgaria.

Gnoss + Fèis Phàislig Ceilidh Trail
Saturday 2 November 2019 19:30:00

Formed by the award-winning Orkney duo of fiddler/mandolinist Graham Rorie and singer-guitarist Aidan Moodie, Gnoss combine livewire instrumental sets with stirring song arrangement.

Sign Language Club
Monday 4th and Saturday 9th November

A six week block of British Sign Language classes held at Paisley Arts Centre taught in a fun and friendly environment, come along to learn the basics or improve your knowledge of BSL.

Christmas Arts & Craft Fayre
Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd November 11am-4pm

Come along to Johnstone Town Hall and pick up something unique for your friends and family from our stalls offering handmade gifts.

The Snow Queen
27 November- 31 December

PACE Theatre Company return to Paisley Arts Centre this Christmas with the magical tale of The Snow Queen. Following on from the huge success of last year’s production of Jack and the Beanstalk, this year’s annual pantomime will be written and directed by Andy McGregor. Starring returning panto dame, Chris Alexander, along with a stellar cast, this show promises to deliver PACE's trademark blend of original music, audience participation, hilarious comedy, and traditional family fun. ‘flying a very jolly, roguish flag for small-scale, local panto’ The Herald.

Funbox present Christmas in Toy Town
1pm& 3.30pm

There's trouble in Toy Town because someone's arrived who is up to 'snow' good.

Christmas Party Night: The Ultimate Jersey Boys- Sold Out
Thursday 12 December 2019 18:30:00

Enjoy a special Christmas evening with hits from The ultimate Jersey Boys. Ticket price includes a glass of bubbly on arrival and a four course meal. Early Bird discount available!

Back To The 80s Party Night
Friday 13 December 2019 19:00:00

Travel back to the 80s this Christmas with live entertainment from The Rubix Cubes. Ticket price includes a glass of bubbly on arrival, four course meal, live entertainment from The Rubix Cubes and a DJ set that will have you dancing into the wee small hours!

90s/00s Throwback Party- Fully Booked
Saturday 14 December 2019 19:00:00

Kick off the party season with Fever Pitch, a retro-tastic live band with all your favourite throwback hits from the 1990s and 00s. Ticket price includes a glass of bubbly on arrival, four course meal, followed by live entertainment from Fever pitch and a DJ set to keep you dancing all night long!

Festive Tea Dance
Monday 16 December 2019 13:00:00

Festive Tea Dance 16th December 2019 1pm

Festive Tea Dance
Saturday 28 December 2019 13:00:00

Festive Tea Dance 28th December 2019 1pm

Festive Ceilidh 2019
Saturday 28 December 2019 19:30:00

Festive Family Ceilidh: Celebrate the end of 2019 with a traditional evening of Scottish music and ceilidh dancing for everyone to enjoy. Early booking is recommended!

Arabella Weir: Does My Mum Look Big In This?
Friday 27 March 2020 19:30:00

The mother of all confessional shows from the bestselling author and star of The Fast Show and Two Doors Down. Does My Mum Loom Big In This? is for everyone who’s had a mother or been a mother, featuring hair-raising hilarious true stories from Arabella’s dysfunctional childhood, her perilous career and her life as a single working mother.



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11 Christie Street
Paisley
PA1 1NB

Tel: 0300 300 0250