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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Paisley Museum Re-Imagined drop-in sessions
Wednesdays, 1pm-3pm (11, 18, 25 July and 1, 8 August)

The Museum will be closing later this year to be redeveloped as part of a £42 million project and we want our visitors to have a say. These sessions will give our visitors the chance to tell their stories about the museum, hear about the current plans for the redevelopment, talk to staff members at the Museum about their work, and feedback your thoughts and opinions.

Strictly TAPDance and TAPfit
Monday & Wednesday Evenings

World's first tap dancing fitness workout from Australia!

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PAI: Drawing Competition
Saturday 9 June 2018 11:00:00

An exhibition of the Paisley Art Institute’s annual schools competition.

Fest! Summer 2018
Thursday 28 June 2018 10:00:00

Performing Arts Festival for ages 3-21


Craft Activities at Paisley Museum
Tuesday, Thursday & Saturdays

Come along and enjoy a free creative craft session for all the family.

Beyond Our Limits
Thursday 5 July 2018 10:00:00

An exhibition displaying the enjoyment of creativity and producing artwork beyond expectations.

Monday 16 July 2018

Free 5 day cyber security course for 15-16 years.

Paisley Arts Centre Play Day
Friday 20 July 2018 10:00:00

Paisley Art Centre’s Artist in Residence Clare McGarry is hosting a play day to explore the themes of her performance, Cosmopot

Summer Arts & Crafts Fair
Friday 20th & Saturday 21st July

Join us at Johnstone Town Hall for our Summer Arts & Crafts Fair 2018!

26th and 28th July at 7pm and 29th July at 3pm

This summer get ready to experience opera like never before as Scottish Opera goes on a field trip to Paisley. And everyone is invited!


Johnstone Fire Engine Rally
Saturday 11 August 2018 11:00:00

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

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Paisley Artists
Saturday 11 August 2018 11:00:00

Local art society, Paisley Artists, once again promise a colourful display of Renfrewshire’s artistic talent.

South Bend
Tuesday 4 September 2018 19:30:00

A tale of hope, of love, of a small country and a vast one, of a good Samaritan and a relationship gone bad.


Museum Memories
Friday 7 September 2018 19:00:00

A special family friendly event, marking the closure of Paisley Museum.

Susie McCabe: Domestic Disaster
Friday 7 September 2018 19:30:00

Fastest selling comic of the Glasgow International Comedy Festival 2017 is back with her brand new show.

Renfrewshire Doors Open Days
Saturday 8 - Sunday 9 September

Explore architectural treasures, hidden gems and some curiosities (have you ever see the Paisley Abbey gargoyle inspired by the move Alien?) as venues across Renfrewshire throw their doors open to visitors.


Doors Open Day
Saturday 8 September 2018 11:00:00

Come and say farewell to Paisley Museum as we close our doors for the final time until 2022!

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Thursday 13 September 2018 19:30:00

Eilidh has never left her island. Every day is the same; same chores, same people and the same conversations. Then, one day, a boy from faraway is washed up on the shore – and with him, events that will change her life forever.

Dancing Through the Decades
Saturday 15 September 2018 19:30:00

Retro disco fundraiser night for Scottish Huntington's Association.


Tetra Decathlon
Thursday 20 September 2018 19:30:00

This amusingly audacious solo show charts Lauren’s journey as she trains for and competes in this most taxing of sporting events, whilst asking pertinent questions about the psychology of sport and what drives us to compete.

Wednesday 26 September 2018 19:30:00

Nests is a fairy-tale for Scotland’s Year of Young People that questions how our society treats the young and vulnerable. It questions the stories we tell ourselves and the impact we all have on each other.

Walk Like a Man
Wednesday 10 October 2018 19:30:00

Walk Like A Man takes you back in time on a musical journey through the incredible career of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons.


The Spree
Friday 12 October 2018 19:30:00

Paisley's hugely-popular festival returns for its seventh edition eith another packed programme of great music and more!


Tracyanne & Danny / The Pastels
Saturday 13 October 2018 19:00:00

Singer-songwriters Tracyanne Campbell (Camera Obscura) and Danny Coughlan (Crybaby), and one of the most popular of the 'Sound Of Young Scotland’ bands of the early 1980s.


ModStuff: Afternoon Show
Saturday 20 October 2018 12:00:00

ModStuff is now in its 6th year and, this year, LNP Promotions bring you another afternoon of top entertainment - and it's free.


Martha Reeves & The Vandellas / London Gospel Choir perform Graceland
Saturday 20 October 2018 19:00:00

Motown legend Martha Reeves will bring her greatest hits to Paisley, and this fantastic gospel choir perform Paul Simon's seminal album.


ModStuff: Evening Show
Saturday 20 October 2018 19:00:00

The Absolute Jam, Les BOF! and The Signatures are your line-up for a cracking gig in the Spiegeltent.

Paisley Halloween Festival
Friday 26 October 2018 18:00:00

Expect some ghoulishly good fun for all the family with a full weekend 'spooktacular' of Halloween activities!

Robert Florence is Biscuity Boyle
Friday 26 October 2018 20:00:00

Burnistoun's favourite son Biscuity Boyle has left behind the Burnistoun Community Centre Circuit to tour the length and breadth of Scotland with his debut solo show.

Paisley Christmas Lights Switch-On
Saturday 17 November 2018 12:00:00

Join Santa, Rudolph and some very special musical guests for Paisley's annual festive extravaganza.

Renfrew Christmas Lights Switch-On
Saturday 24 November 2018 12:00:00

Get in the festive spirit as Renfrew turns on its town lights.

Johnstone Christmas Lights Switch-On
Saturday 1 December 2018 12:00:00

Johnstone gets set for the festive season with a busy day of family fun.

Stewart Francis: Into The Punset
Thursday 6 December 2018 20:00:00

The star of 'Mock the Week', 'Live at the Apollo' and 'Crackerjack' embarks on a brand-new show, being his last tour ever.






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