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.


Do's and Don'ts
12- 14 and 16-21 October

NTS and award winning documentary theatre socialists Rimini Protokoll present Do's and Don'ts in this unusual and exciting tour around Paisley.

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Sat 13 October - Sun 21 October

Paisley Arts Centre's Artist in Residence Clare McGarry presents Cosmopot, a magical space full of bubbles, star gazing and teapots for children ages 5-8


The Leisure Society / Duke Special
Wednesday 17 October 2018 19:00:00

The Ivor Novello-nominated band The Leisure Society and Irish singer songwriter Duke Special share a fantastic double bill.


Big Minds
Thursday 18 October 2018 19:00:00

This Scots super group features former Simple Minds bassist Derek Forbes and Mark Brzezicki from Big Country.


The Paisley Connection
Thursday 18 October 2018 19:30:00

This is a night of new and old Gaelic songs that’s not be missed.


Gang of Four
Friday 19 October 2018 19:00:00

Simply one of the most radical, and radically important, rock groups of the last 30 years.


Martha Reeves & The Vandellas / London African 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.

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Aidan Moffat and RM Hubbert
Saturday 20 October 2018 20:00:00

Sex and death. Love and life. Family, fortune, faith, and fear. Guitar, voices, cello, sax, Roland, wolves. Leggings and jeggings, the multiverse and marshmallows. The debut album by Aidan Moffat & RM Hubbert.


Engineering Wonder
Monday 22 October 2018 10:00:00

Creative Workshop with Art and Drama

Four Go Wild in Wellies
Wednesday 24 October 2018 13:30:00

Four Go Wild in Wellies is a playful look at the joy of inventiveness and curiosity.

Junior Monster Ball (12-16 years)
Friday 26 October 2018 18:30:00

Halloween prom night at Paisley Town Hall for 12-16 year olds.

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.


Halloween Ball (18+)
Friday 26 October 2018 21:30:00

The Halloween ball returns to Paisley Town Hall for 2018!

Paisley Halloween Festival
Saturday 27 October 2018 18:00:00

Expect a full day of ghoulishly free family fun with a parade that is bigger and better than ever before!

Siobhan Miller
Tuesday 30 October 2018 19:30:00

One of the foremost Scottish singers, Siobhan Miller brings her exceptional talent to Paisley Arts Centre.

I Remember It Well! - Film and Memory Symposium
10am to 2pm

Throughout the season Renfrewshire Leisure Outreach has been taking local film to Church halls, Community Groups and Old People’s Homes. This event is hosted in association with National Library of Scotland Moving Image Archive.

Let’s Inherit the Earth
Saturday 3 November 2018 19:30:00

Let’s Inherit the Earth is a dark, funny, absurdist take on human responses to climate change, from the arch materialist who denies it, to the prepper obsessed with getting ready for it, come hell or high water!

Jason Moran - The Harlem Hellfighters
Sunday 4 November 2018 19:30:00

Composer, pianist and visual artist Jason Moran celebrates the legacy of a hero of black music.

Friday 9 November 2018 19:30:00

MacFloyd return to Paisley Town Hall with their new show for 2018. Everything Under The Sun.

'Travel Back Renfrewshire - Part 2'
1pm and 5pm

Paisley Camcorder Club in association with Johnstone Model Railway Exhibition brings you another helping of local trains, planes, automobiles, travel and transport from the past.

Festive Arts & Crafts Fayre
Friday 16 November 2018 11:00:00

Join us at Johnstone Town Hall for our Festive Arts & Crafts Fayre 2018!

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.

Farewell Frenzy
Fri 23 Nov 4pm - 9pm, Sat 25 Nov 11am to 4pm and 6pm to 10pm, Sun 11am to 3pm

Paisley Museum, Coats Observatory , Paisley Central Library and Coats Observatory are now closed for a major redevelopment. The buildings will soon be empty..so now its time to play! Join us at our roller disco, indoor beach, pop-up cinema or join us at our music gigs and experience the buildings as you've never seen them before!

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

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

Saturday 24 November 2018 14:00:00

A girl’s life is uprooted when she finds out that her family are moving to the other side of the world. She meets and befriends a puffin and it is through this friendship that we explore how we deal with change (including migration and climate change).

Jack and the Beanstalk
28 November to 31 December

PACE Theatre Company return to Paisley Arts Centre this Christmas with the exciting tale of Jack and the Beanstalk.

Renfrewshire On Film
Thursday 29 November 2018 14:30:00

The season ends with a unique opportunity to see an uplifting compilation of films from Paisley, Renfrew, Johnstone as well as the villages.

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.

Rat Pack Party Night
Friday 14 December 2018 19:00:00

Join us for dinner at Johnstone Town Hall to celebrate the festive season at one of our annual Christmas Party Nights.

Through the Decades Party Night
Saturday 15 December 2018 19:00:00

Join us for dinner at Johnstone Town Hall to celebrate the festive season at one of our annual Christmas Party Nights.

Could It Be Take That Party Night
Friday 21 December 2018 19:00:00

Join us for dinner at Tweedie Hall's first ever Christmas Party Night!

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Blue Rose Code
Friday 21 December 2018 20:00:00

A nomad both geographically and musically, Ross Wilson writes from the heart eschewing any specific genre and the twelve songs on new album The Water Of Leith, addressing themes of love, loss, travel, home, accepting the past and embracing the future, are painted with colours of folk, jazz, soul and pop; an eclecticism that has become a hallmark of Blue Rose Code.


The Legends of American Country
Friday 1 February 2019 19:30:00

Now seen by over 250,000 fans direct from Ireland Europe's No 1 Country music show " The Legends of American Country " returns for another fantastic night of toe tapping Country classics .






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