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Wee Wobblers Level 1 Balanceability Course
One of the most famous images associated with Scotland, The Monarch of the Glen by Sir Edwin Landseer (1802-73), will be on display at Paisley Museum as part of a four-stop tour of Scotland, supported by National Galleries Scotland.
The annual exhibition of artwork from children and young people across Renfrewshire.
Art classes run by a professional artist.
The Monte Carlo Classic Car Rally returns to Paisley in spectacular fashion.
Taking real-time data from one hundred earthquake monitoring stations around the world, Beneath & Beyond is a unique installation from artist Stephen Hurrel.
Ballet West are delighted to return to Paisley Town Hall with their brand-new production of Giselle.
Join Paisley Arts Centre technicians to learn skills in lighting, sound and projection.
Multi-award winning Tortoise in a Nutshell weave puppetry, movement and intricate design to create world class visual theatre, Fisk
A wordless visual theatre production for children and families with comedy, exciting choreography and breathtaking physical theatre.
Folk music’s legendary triumvirate of musical magpies Mike McGoldrick, John Doyle and John McCusker are out on the road again in 2018, bringing you their own blend of top class folk songs, tunes and charming bonhomie.
It’s Victorian 1900s. James MacGregor, a medium, is on trial for the murder of his brother. This séance is James’ opportunity to prove his innocence.
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?
Follow the stories of Geoff, Danny, Viv, Joe and Luke who are playing in the Leith Gay and Lesbian five a side football tournament where fitness, friendships and fabulous Moroccan cuisine are put to the test in Tom Wells' heart-warming and comedic look into gay culture and what it means to truly be accepted no matter your story.
The Scottish Alternative Music Awards 2018
An annual event celebrating the life, works and impact of Will Eisner in the field of sequential art through workshops, creator visits, etc.
Renfrewshire Schools' Instrumental Music Service's annual Spring Concert.
Join Carol Laula & friends for an evening of music & spoken word to mark International Women's Day.
An exhibition showcasing highlights from this years art competition for young people across Scotland.
Paisley’s favourite comedy club returns with a top line-up of hilarious comedians, brought to you by our friends at Dead Sheep Comedy, as part of the Lochwinnoch Arts Festival.
A night of Scottish Ceilidh music and dancing.
Two Edinburgh Fringe award-winning shows in one 2 hour concert. The first half of the show is a stripped back, reworked interpretation of all the classic Police and Sting songs. Acoustic Mac will then perform the entirety of Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Rumours’ album in the second half of the concert.
Using shadow puppetry, table-top puppets, object theatre, dance, music and animation, this new multi-media production tells the story of a boy who discovers companionship and trust through the curiosity of a mischievous star and the devotion of a faithful dog.
A traditional Scottish tale about a young hero called Conan, who against all odds, manages to defeat and banish a dragon terrorizing his remote village, in a far away forgotten region of ancient Scotland.
A classic story told with a difference. Favourite characters abound – an adventurous Red Riding Hood, an independent Granny (home at last from her trip round the world), and of course the wonderful Wicked Wolf.
The Dublin Legends have over 60 years of performing with The Dubliners between them and will continue to play all the classic songs including Whiskey in The Jar, Dirty Old Town, The Wild Rover, The Irish Rover, Black Velvet Band and many more.
A family concert featuring the UK's top tributes to Little Mix and Ariana Grande.
Moira Bell is the rip-roaring, chain-smoking, nae-messin’ heroine from Alan Bissett’s original and classic ‘one-woman show’ The Moira Monologues, now touring for the first time as a double-bill with its award-winning sequel.
Grandad and Me is a living storybook about loss, longing and the treasures of memory and imagination.
Following their sell out performance two years ago, Scottish Dance Theatre return to Paisley with their unique playroom performance.. Little ones (and their adults) are invited to explore William Blake’s imagination and enter a realm of mystery, fun and adventure.
Laugh, cry, sniff and sigh. Enjoy this emotional roller coaster of music and humour with Scottish, award winning Diva, Terry Neason.
Northern Irish soprano and piano duo, Voice and Verse, will take you on a whirlwind performance with classics from opera, Broadway and specially arranged folk songs from Ireland and Scotland.
The Tannahill Weavers are one of Scotland's premier traditional bands. Now on their 50th anniversary tour, their diverse repertoire spans the centuries with fire-driven instrumentals, topical songs, and original ballads and lullabies.
A celebration of the best that Scotland's larder has to offer with plenty of food-related fun across the entire weekend!
Join BBC's River City, Gary Lamont, for a down and dirty hour of soapy comedy and music. The show was a total sell-out during its Edinburgh Fringe run in 2016.
Join Suzanne and Tracy for an hour of multi-sensory musical fun featuring MAKATON signing.
Join Amy on a video game adventure like no other. Battle the minions of fear, loneliness and despair using your collective powers of human connection and emotional resilience. Only together can we slay the Darkness!
Inspired by real life stories, Don't Panic... presents a frank, funny and open exploration of a topic that too often remains taboo: the challenge of overcoming anxiety.
Get ready for some Stone Age singalong silliness as Anya, Kevin, Gary and Bonzo (formerly of The Singing Kettle) go on their most roarsome adventure yet - DINOSAUR SAFARI.
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.
Paisley comes alive with the skirl of the pipes and the beat of the drums!
The Paisley Art Institute's 130th Annual Art Exhibition will contain artworks by the best contemporary talent from all over Scotland and beyond, attracted to paisley with many prizes available to all exhibiting artists.
A brand new exciting audiovisual album project from singer and song-maker Kirsty Law, with support from pedal harpist Esther Swift.
Vaselina lives the quiet life, safely tucked away on the third floor of a very tall apartment. But all that changes when she is forced to confront the terrifying Baba Yaga who plays her music far too loudly.
Diamh continue to take the world by storm with their highly successful yet uncompromising take on Gaelic and Highland music.
A unique collage of Kabuki dance and Irish storytelling, Forgotten has been a huge international success for Fishamble during the past decade. It is a captivating portrayal of four elderly characters living in retirement homes around Ireland.
Virtuoso violinist, and Scottish Jazz Awards 2017's Best Vocalist, Seonaid Aitken, is accompanied by guitarist Tom Watson, and rhythm powerhouse duo Tam Gallagher and Jimmy Moon as they join forces to recreate the excitement of Rive Gauche Paris of the 30s and 40s with Stephane Grappelli and Django Reinhardt.
Against a powerful soundtrack of original music and traditional gospel and blues sung live, two women 42 years apart become involved in the struggle for civil rights.
In 1988, Fred MacAulay made his stand-up debut at Mayfest's 'So You Think You're Funny' competition with his wry observations about society, family and poilitics; themes which fans of Fred will be familiar with. Thirty years on, and thousands agree that he doesn’t just think he’s funny….he actually is!
Paisley-born guitarist, Ross Wilson, joins Lewis Dunsmore in a special performance of guitar music from the Renaissance to the present day.
Take a comedy sneak peek and enjoy two nights of hilarious all-star Edinburgh Fringe previews in the workshop at Paisley Arts Centre.
This popular multi-arts festival celebrates Paisley's rich history of weaving and radicalism, encapsulated in the famous victory of the town's weavers in the historic 'sma' shot' dispute.
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.
Paisley's hugely-popular arts festival returns for its seventh edition and promises another packed programme of music, comedy, drama, dance and film.
Expect some ghoulishly good fun for all the family with a full weekend 'spooktacular' of Halloween activities!
Join Santa, Rudolph and some very special musical guests for Paisley's annual festive extravaganza.
Get in the festive spirit as Renfrew turns on its town lights.
Johnstone gets set for the festive season with a busy day of family fun.
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