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When Stars Align - 15th October at 10.30am

“All adventures begin with a dream…” Silli the Starseeker has crash landed at Coats Observatory in Paisley. Join Silli and Janet Coats on their uplifting cosmic adventure – battling the menacing Lord Hamilton and the fearsome Nothingness – and reigniting the true spirit of this extraordinary town.


Black History Month: Mara Menzies - 10th @2pm

Mara is an award winning performance storyteller whose dynamic, colourful style brings this ancient artform to life. She has been invited to share stories in 27 countries with her latest production, ‘Blood and Gold’ exploring the legacy of colonialism and slavery through myth, legend and fantasy. It premiered at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2019 as part of the Made in Scotland showcase and was one of 5 shows nominated for the Filipa Braganca award for best emerging solo female performance at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, receiving rave reviews from top theatre critics. Mara draws on her rich cultural heritage to create stories that explore our deepest fears, joys, loves, jealousies, passions and mysteries. She finds the truths about humanity in stories. She creates bespoke stories informing, inspiring and entertaining.


Makar Tutorials

Brian Whittingham, Renfrewshire’s Tannahill Makar, presents a four part series of creative writing tutorials. Covering the likes of writing and sketching, this series will encompass methods of collecting and exploring ideas, memories and imagination.


Makar Readings

Renfrewshire's Tannahill Makar reads poetry


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