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 13 August 2018 18:30:00

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

Inspired
Friday 1 March 2019 08:00:00

Inspired is the annual exhibition of artwork from children and young people across Renfrewshire.

Books, Activities and More
Friday 8 March 2019 12:00:00

Check out all of the wonderful books, actives, events and more at Renfrewshire Libraries.

Actor CRAFT Sessions
Monday 25 March 2019 18:00:00

Daniel Cameron leads ACTOR CRAFT our series of monthly sessions dedicated to the development of acting in a new writing context. Each month will focus on specific actor skills in relation to the following texts, Slab Boys by John Byrne, Lungs by Duncan MacMillan & This Restless House by Zinnie Harris.

The Art of Voice!
Tuesday 26 March 2019 18:00:00

Radio producer and theatre director David Ian Neville hosts a practical workshop for actors, exploring how we create character through voice.

John Byrne Drawing Competition
Wed 27 March- Mon 15 April

Renowned Paisley artist and playwright, John Byrne, invites children and young people in schools across Scotland, from P4-S3, to participate in the fourth annual John Byrne Drawing Competition.

Ross Ainslie and Ali Hutton’s Symbiosis
Thursday 28 March 2019 19:30:00

Ross and Ali, two of Scotland’s most prominent musicians, bring together original compositions from their highly acclaimed albums, Symbiosis I and II, ranging from high octane jigs and reels to beautifully melodic slow airs.

Paisley Philosophical Talks
Thursday 28 March 2019 19:30:00

Dr Valerie Wright (research associate, University of Glasgow) The Linwood Line: working life in a car factory in post-war Scotland.

Gary Meikle- the i-Brow guy
Friday 29 March 2019 20:00:00

Scottish comedy award winner and viral sensation Gary Meikle has risen through the ranks and is now in high demand at the best comedy clubs across the UK.

Heroes
Saturday 30 March 2019 19:30:00

A light-hearted family show, Heroes mixes aerial skills with dance theatre and contemporary circus. Asking universal questions with humour, straight talking and lots of moving, we follow the journey of the two performers as they navigate their way through the world of idolising and being idolised.

Pied Piper
Tuesday 2 April 2019 14:00:00

Norwich Puppet Theatre's new humorous and irresistible one-person show, Pied Piper, combines a skilful mix of puppetry, foot-tapping music and storytelling which will entrance audiences young and old.

Twirlywoos Live
Thursday 4 April 1pm and 3.30pm

The Twirlywoos are setting sail around the UK to welcome young fans along for a theatrical adventure.

Paisley Natural History Society Talks
Thursday 4 April 2019 19:30:00

Jackie Clark Procession of the Pine Marten in Scotland

The Little Prince (PG)
Saturday 6 April 2019 14:00:00

The first full-length animated feature of the well-known book by Antoine de Saint-Exupery. Starring the voices of Jeff Bridges, Rachel McAdams, Marion Catillard and Benicio Del Toro, with a musical score by Hans Zimmer, this award-winning film is one of the most successful animated features of the past decade. Part of Puppet Animation Festival

Oskars Amazing Adventure
Tue 9 & Wed 10 April 11am

This original play for young children uses a rich mix of storytelling, physical theatre, clowning, puppetry and music and song to tell the tale of a puppy’s search for friendship in the wilderness of the Alps.

A Ladder To The Stars
Friday 12 April 2019 13:30:00

Told through a magical mix of puppetry, music, light and imagination, this is a heartfelt and humorous story of what can happen when the universe hears your dreams.

Tea Dance
Monday 15 April 2019 13:00:00

Enjoy an afternoon of dancing, music and chatting with friends. John Findlay will keep you entertained all afternoon playing a series of timeless tunes on the keyboard.

Achilles
Wednesday 17 April 2019 19:30:00

Glasgow’s acclaimed Company of Wolves re-imagines the myth of Achilles in a heart-stopping solo performance by Ewan Downie.

Paisley Camcorder Club
Thursday 18 April 2019 15:00:00

Transfer your old films to digital, brush up all your filmmaking skills, and get involved with film projects at this popular class.

Ewan Macintyre Band
Thursday 18 April 2019 19:30:00

An international music project, pushing the boundaries of contemporary folk

Mad Hatter's Fun Day
Saturday 20 April 2019 11:00:00

Come along to our Easter Fun Day for a viewing of Alice in Wonderland and lots of fun Easter activities.

ReWrite – Short Play Performances
Tuesday 23 April 2019 19:30:00

April will see four new short scripts being performed at the arts centre in response to the theme of ‘Paisley’ Join us to support our selected playwrights and see their scripts preformed by a cast of professional actors, directed by Allie Winton Butler.

Unspotted Snow
Wednesday 24 April 2019 19:30:00

Unspotted Snow is based on the ill-fated 1845 Sir John Franklin’s expedition to discover the North-West passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific and its extraordinary 170-year legacy.

Paisley Camcorder Club
Thursday 25 April 2019 15:00:00

Transfer your old films to digital, brush up all your filmmaking skills, and get involved with film projects at this popular class.

Paisley Food and Drink Festival
26 - 27 April

A celebration of the best that Scotland's larder has to offer with plenty of food-related fun across the entire weekend!

Mary Ann Kennedy
Saturday 27 April 2019 19:30:00

Brought up in Glasgow, Mary Ann Kennedy is widely known for her outstanding collaborations and broadcasting career. Joined on stage by singers from Fèis Phàislig in a unique collaboration, this show promises to be a highlight.

Actor CRAFT Sessions
Monday 29 April 2019 18:00:00

Daniel Cameron leads ACTOR CRAFT our series of monthly sessions dedicated to the development of acting in a new writing context. Each month will focus on specific actor skills in relation to the following texts, Slab Boys by John Byrne, Lungs by Duncan MacMillan & This Restless House by Zinnie Harris.

Self-Producing and Setting up A Theatre Company
Tuesday 30 April 2019 18:00:00

Join Creative Director of In Motion Theatre Company, Lisa Nicoll and producer Corinne Salisbury for insights into how things can be achieved and how to plan and get your own work out there - from funding, to casting, to partnerships, to venues, to marketing!

The Guitar Man
Wednesday 1 May 2019 19:30:00

‘Everything has its time, a man and a piece of music...’ A man makes his living singing the same songs day after day on the edge of town. He plays to an audience that is always passing him by. Searching for answers to his past, present and future, he reaches a decision: to stop playing.

Paisley Camcorder Club
Thursday 2 May 2019 15:00:00

Transfer your old films to digital, brush up all your filmmaking skills, and get involved with film projects at this popular class.

User Not Found
Wed 8 May 6pm and 8.30pm

Written by Chris Goode, User Not Found is about our digital identities after we die. The show is performed in local cafes- audience members receive a Smartphone and a pair of headphones and are immersed in one man’s story as he’s faced with keeping or deleting his partner’s online existence.

Girls Night In with Shari Low
Wednesday 8 May 2019 19:00:00

Columnist and author Shari Lowe will discuss her book "Because Mummy Said So! " a funny collection of features about family life.

Paisley Camcorder Club
Thursday 9 May 2019 15:00:00

Transfer your old films to digital, brush up all your filmmaking skills, and get involved with film projects at this popular class.

Little Top
Fri 10 May: 1.30pm, Sat 11 May: 10.30am & 1.30pm

Welcome to Little Top, a magical first circus experience for babies aged 0-18 months and their adults Roll up for a gently thrilling performance which includes spectacular balances, astonishing tumbles and inventive juggling. Little Top will transport you to a playful, joyous, upside down, topsy-turvy world where people can fly, patterns fill the air and anything is possible.

The Unthanks - Unaccompanied, As We Are
Friday 10 May 2019 19:30:00

Mercury-Prize nominated folk band The Unthanks come to Paisley Arts Centre as part of their brand new UK tour.

The Wild West Show
Sun 12 May: 1pm and 3.30pm

Yeee haaaa! Saddle up partners as FUNBOX head out on the prairie for their brand new spectacular for 2019; The Wild West Show. Get your cowboy or cowgirl boots and spurs on and join us for a rootin’ tootin’ hoedown with Anya, Kevin, Gary and Bonzo (formerly of The Singing Kettle).

Tea Dance
Monday 13 May 2019 13:00:00

Enjoy an afternoon of dancing, music and chatting with friends. John Findlay will keep you entertained all afternoon playing a series of timeless tunes on the keyboard.

Fred Morrison
Tuesday 14 May 2019 19:30:00

Although Morrison was born and raised near Glasgow, it’s the celebrated Gaelic piping tradition of his father’s native South Uist that forms the bedrock of his intensely expressive, uniquely adventurous style.

Sound Symphony
15th May 10:30am and 1:30pm

Sound Symphony is a highly interactive, sensory performance for young audiences with profound autism.

Paisley Camcorder Club
Thursday 16 May 2019 15:00:00

Transfer your old films to digital, brush up all your filmmaking skills, and get involved with film projects at this popular class.

The Dark Carnival: Unplugged
Friday 17 May 2019 19:30:00

With songs, spoken word and a free (though not compulsory!) glass of whisky for everyone, The Dark Carnival:Unplugged tells the story of newcomers to the afterlife who are surprised to discover that death is not actually the end.

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British Pipe Band Championships
Saturday 18 May 2019 10:00:00

Paisley comes alive with the skirl of the pipes and the beat of the drums!

Actor CRAFT Sessions
Monday 20 May 2019 18:00:00

Daniel Cameron leads ACTOR CRAFT our series of monthly sessions dedicated to the development of acting in a new writing context. Each month will focus on specific actor skills in relation to the following texts, Slab Boys by John Byrne, Lungs by Duncan MacMillan & This Restless House by Zinnie Harris.

This Girl Laughs, This Girl Cries, This Girl Does Nothing
Tuesday 21 May 2019 13:30:00

When triplet sisters are abandoned in a forest by their father, three resolutions are made - one walks one way to find purpose, another the opposite way to find adventure and the third stays right where she is. A contemporary fairytale about determination and friendship that will encourage us to follow our dreams.

James Yorkston
Wednesday 22 May 2019 20:00:00

Scottish folk musician James Yorkston comes to Johnstone Library this May to celebrate the release of his new album 'The Route to the Harmonium'.

Paisley Camcorder Club
Thursday 23 May 2019 15:00:00

Transfer your old films to digital, brush up all your filmmaking skills, and get involved with film projects at this popular class.

Raymond Mearns- Confessions Of A Control Freak
Friday 31 May 2019 20:00:00

Nobody really wants to see a film or a play or read a book about a person who had a great life, was successful in their career and lucky in love. It's far more interesting to hear about somebody who has made a rip-roaring fool of themselves and mucked everything up!

Low Pay? Don't Pay!
Sat 1 June: 2pm and 7.30pm

The classic satire sees one group of women lose patience with low pay and rising prices, and take direct action - and in this new version by comedy genius Johnny McKnight, the action moves to Glasgow and examines where we are now in Scotland.

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Renfrew Gala Day
Sunday 2 June 2019 13:00:00

Enjoy an afternoon of free family fun at this ever-popular gala event.

Arts and Crafts Fayre
Fri 7 and Sat 8 June: 11am-4pm

Come along to our arts & crafts fayre featuring stalls with a variety of unique handmade gifts and treats.

Voice and Verse, Laura McFall and Kristine Donnan
Wednesday 12 June 2019 11:00:00

With their relaxed and infectious style they will perform a programme of their favourite pieces including Mozart arias, German lieder, songs from the shows and folk songs, including their own arrangements of Irish favourites.

Tea Dance
Monday 17 June 2019 13:00:00

Enjoy an afternoon of dancing, music and chatting with friends. John Findlay will keep you entertained all afternoon playing a series of timeless tunes on the keyboard.

MZA Sneaky Fringe Previews
Fri 21 & Sat 22 June: 7.30pm

Take a comedy sneak peak and enjoy two nights of hilarious all-star Edinburgh Fringe previews in the Workshop at Paisley Arts Centre. The shows will contain some adult humour and rude (but hilarious) jokes. Please note that these shows are a “work in progress”. With Craig Hill, Gareth Waugh and Mark Nelson.* (* Lineup may be subject to change)

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Barshaw Gala Day
Saturday 22 June 2019 12:00:00

This is always a firm family favourite! Join us for an afternoon of fun in the park.

Paisley YMCA Presents Synaesthesia
Sat 29 June

Paisley YMCA wish to invite you to an audio-visual dream like state that is an assault on the senses, as we take over the Paisley Art Centre and remake it into a virtual reality, 3D playground.

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Sma' Shot Day
Saturday 6 July 2019 11:00:00

Celebrate the victory of the weavers with one of the oldest workers’ festivals in the UK.

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Johnstone Fire Engine Rally
Saturday 10 August 2019 10:00:00

Nee-naw, nee-naw! Sound the alarm...the Fire Engine Rally will be coming back to Johnstone!

An Evening of Mediumship with Psychic Tony Stockwell
Tuesday 10 September 2019 19:30:00

The popular star of TV’s Street Psychic, Psychic Private Eyes and Psychic Academy, Tony Stockwell is coming to Johnstone Town Hall for an evening of psychometry, photographs readings and psychic prediction.. Tony demonstrates his belief that those who have passed can communicate with their loved ones with detailed messages frequently including names, dates and locations and all delivered with emotion, sensitivity and empathy.

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The Spree
11 - 19 October

Paisley's popular multi-arts festival will return with another great line-up!

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Paisley Halloween Festival
Friday 25 October 2019 18:00:00

This hugely popular ‘spooktacular’ event has a fast-growing reputation as one of the best family festivals around!

 

 

 

 


 

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