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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The Kathleen Edgar School of Dance
Monday 14 August 2017 18:00:00

The Kathleen Edgar School of Dance offers a variety of classes for all ages, based out of South End Action Centre, Stock Street, Paisley.

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Saturday Art Class
Two blocks available (w/c 26 Aug or w/c 28 Oct)

Art classes run by a professional artist.


Creative Art Classes
Two blocks available (w/c 26 Aug or w/c 28 Oct)

Join an expert tutor and realise your creative potential with a series of art classes.


Camcorder Club
Every Thurs from 31 Aug - 5 Oct, 26 Oct - 30 Nov

Get involved with Renfrewshire’s movie making and social history club.

Dougie Wallace: 'Harrodsburg' & 'Road Wallah'
2 Sept - 29 Oct (Except Mondays)

Street Level Photoworks presents two exhibitions from Paisley born photographer Dougie Wallace: ‘Harrodsburg’ and ‘Road Wallah’.

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The Spree
13 - 24 October

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


Lost Map: Strange Invitation
Sunday 22 October

A secret brew of musicians, DJs and good pals gathered for rare stripped back performances, spread across a Sunday afternoon into evening.


Paisley 2021 Album Launch
Monday 23 October

Brought to you by Brick Lane Studios and featuring 12 great Paisley acts performing 12 specially-written tracks celebrating their town’s bid to be UK City of Culture 2021, this launch night is not to be missed.

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Without A Hitch
Tuesday 24 October 2017 19:30:00

Without a Hitch follows the downward spiral of a four man b-boy crew as ambition, jealousy and frustration manifest in a group struggling to move in the same direction.

Renfrewshire Restored
Wednesday 25 October 2017 19:00:00

A night of local films which bring the past back to life!

Paisley Halloween Festival
27-28 October

Fiery fun and frighteningly-good times in the town centre with Paisley tales, party nights, mystery and music.

Halloween Ball
Friday 27 October 2017 20:30:00

Get spooked at Paisley Town Hall's freakiest fright night at our Halloween Ball with a night of music, haunted performers and ghoulish ghosts!

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Paisley Art Institute's Scottish Drawing Competition
28th Oct - 25th Nov (Excluding Mondays)

The Scottish Drawing Competition has been hosted by the Paisley Art Institute since 1983.


Love Song to Lavender Menace
Saturday 28 October 2017 19:30:00

Love Song to Lavender Menace is a funny and moving testimony to the love and passion it takes to make something happen and the loss that is felt when you have to let it go.

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The Sunshine Ghost
Saturday 28 October 2017 19:30:00

The Sunshine Ghost tells the wonderfully comic story of the acquisition of Castle MacKinnon by a love-struck billionaire and property tycoon for his fiancé, ‘Astrobeth’

International Observe The Moon Night
Saturday 28 October 2017 19:30:00

This year Coats Observatory will once again be participating in ‘International Observe the Moon Night'.


Winter Viewing Nights
Every Tues and Thurs from 31 Oct - 21 Dec

See the Moon, planets and other astronomical wonders as never before.

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Paisley Arts Centre: Poster Exhibition
Wednesday 1 November 2017 10:00:00

As part of the 30th Anniversary celebrations, a selection of the large amount of posters and programmes will be exhibited.


SHAmazing Ladies Night
Thursday 2 November 2017 19:15:00

SHAmazing Ladies night is the perfect event to lead you into the Christmas period…


Paisley Natural History Society Talk - Froglife's Scottish Dragon Finders Project
Thursday 2 November 2017 19:30:00

Come along to hear what the project has achieved so far and find out what Froglife has planned for Scottish amphibians and reptiles in the future.

The Springsteen Sessions
Friday 3 November 2017 19:30:00

A tribute to the authentic sound of the Boss and the E Street Band

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The Gingerbread Man
Saturday 4 November 2017 14:00:00

Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre presents 'The Gingerbread Man'


Paisley Fireworks Spectacular
Saturday 4 November

The skies above Paisley Abbey will be lit up by this spectacular display of fireworks following an afternoon of family fun!


Sleeping Beauty
6th - 11th November

Trinity Theatre Group presents Sleeping Beauty

Share My Table
Sat 11 November, 10.30am to 2.30pm

A unique event organised by Renfrewshire Leisure and The Scottish Refugee Council bringing together people, food and conversation.


Paisley Christmas Lights Switch-On
Saturday 18 November

Festive fun for all the family as Santa and his reindeer bring a whole host of special guests to Paisley.

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Paisley Artists
19th Nov - 9th Dec (Excluding Mondays)

Local art club Paisley Artists once again promise a varied and colourful display of Renfrewshire's artistic talent at their annual exhibition at Paisley Museum.

PACE Theatre Company: Snowhite
25 Nov - 30 Dec (Excluding Sundays)

PACE Theatre Company’s annual pantomime will be the enchanting tale of ‘Snowhite.”


Renfrew Christmas Lights Switch-On
Saturday 25 November

Family fun in the heart of Renfrew as the town gets all festive!

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The Hidden
Tues 28th & Thurs 30th November

Your mission, if you chose to accept it, is to crack the code! Played out in an atmospheric library setting, your task is to piece the story together using all the clues you can find. Suitable for small groups of young people aged 12+.


ACCORD Christmas Fayre
Saturday 2 December 2017 10:00:00

ACCORD’s annual Christmas event promises something for everyone.

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Johnstone Christmas Lights Switch-On
Saturday 2 December

Johnstone gets in the festive spirit as we switch on the Christmas lights in the town.


The MG Alba Scots Trad Music Awards
Saturday 2 December

Known as the Folk Oscars, the 2017 MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards will showcase and celebrate the very best of Scottish traditional music to folk fans from across the country.


Paisley Natural History Society Talk - Tag-n-Track
Thursday 7 December 2017 19:30:00

The Lesser Black-backed Gull is one of our most misunderstood birds. Using the latest in tracking technology 12 gulls have been tagged to investigate their summer and winter movements from the Clyde area.

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!

The Witches of Paisley
Friday 8 December 2017 19:30:00

Paisley Opera presents The Witches of Paisley

The Witches of Paisley
Saturday 9 December 2017 19:30:00

Paisley Opera presents The Witches of Paisley


Paisley Philharmonic Choir
Sunday 10 December 2017 19:00:00

Enjoy a wonderful evening of music from the Paisley Philharmonic choir.

An Evening Tribute to Frank Sinatra
Fri 15 Dec, 6pm - 11pm

Dinner and live entertainment from a fantastic Frank Sinatra tribute performance followed by some Big Band music.

A Buddy Good Laugh
Sunday 17 December 2017 20:00:00

Paisley’s favourite comedy club returns with a top line-up of hilarious comedians, brought to you by our friends at Dead Sheep Comedy.

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Christmas Crooners
Friday 22 December 2017 19:30:00

The fantastic cast of West-End Singers, are backed by the superb and talented swing band: The Jazz All-Stars, and they perform over 30 well known Christmas hits.


Festive Family Ceilidh with Clamjamfrie
Thursday 28 December 2017 19:30:00

Celebrate the end of 2017 at the Festive Family Ceilidh with Clamjamfrie.


Giselle ou Les Wilis
Friday 2 February 2018 19:30:00

Ballet West are delighted to return to Paisley Town Hall with their brand-new production of Giselle.


Blazin' Fiddles
Saturday 10 March 2018 19:30:00

Marking their 20th year in 2018, Blazin’ Fiddles are one of the world’s most prolific fiddle groups.

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Pasha Kovalev: The Magic of Hollywood
Tuesday 15 May 2018 19:30:00

Pasha Kovalev from Strictly Come Dancing and his fantastic dancers are back touring the UK with their brand new show, "The Magic of Hollywood", featuring Anya Garnis.






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