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.

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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.


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.

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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.


Paisley First WinterFest
Friday 24 Nov - Sunday 24 Dec

Chill out on the ice rink at Central Way, browse the continental style market on Gilmour Street or High Street and enjoy the rides, games and attractions throughout Paisley town centre.

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!

Author visit: Janis Mackay
Tuesday 28 November 2017 15:30:00

Award-winning children's author, Janis Mackay will visit Johnstone Library as part of our Book Week Scotland celebrations.

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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+.

Author talk: Robbie Morrison, comic creator
Friday 1 December 2017 19:00:00

Meet Robbie Morrison, one of the most highly regarded writers in the UK comics industry.


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
8th and 9th of December

Paisley Opera presents The Witches of Paisley

The Witches of Paisley
8th and 9th of December

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.


Diane Mitchell Music School Christmas Concert
Thursday 14 December 2017 19:00:00

A fun, festive family concert showcasing some local talent.

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.


Monte Carlo Historic Rally
Wednesday 31 January

Get your engines running as 2018 moves up a gear with the first of our great, free town-centre events.


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.

Thursday 15 February 2018 19:30:00

Multi-award winning Tortoise in a Nutshell weave puppetry, movement and intricate design to create world class visual theatre, Fisk

Velvet Evening Seance
Wednesday 21 February 2018 19:30:00

It’s Victorian 1900s. A judge has allowed his jury to witness a séance to establish the guilt or innocence of the accused. James MacGregor, a medium, is on trial for the murder of his brother. This séance is James’ opportunity to prove his innocence.

Saturday 24 February 2018 19:30:00

Wolves explores the stories that have been told through time to different generations, from grandparents to children, keeping us all in place. How dangerous is it to stray from the path, and who is it dangerous for?

Princesses of Pop
Tuesday 17 April 2018 14:00:00

A family concert featuring the UK's top tributes to Little Mix and Ariana Grande.

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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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Tel: 0300 300 0250