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Grand Fountain – Scottish Ironwork Seminar

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Grand Fountain – Scottish Ironwork Seminar.

As part of the Grand Fountain: ‘Interpretation and Restoration’ project, a Scottish Ironwork Seminar, focussing on the Grand Fountain in Paisley and the Sun Foundry, Glasgow, is to be held on Tuesday 29th October in Paisley Town Hall.

The Grand Fountain project is funded by Historic Scotland, the Heritage Lottery Fund and Renfrewshire Council and will see the A listed cast iron fountain at the centre of Fountain Gardens, Paisley, restored to full working order by summer 2014.

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The seminar will provide information on the current restoration project and explain the architectural and historical context of the Grand Fountain.

The full programme is attached here:

Places at this event are free, but spaces are limited so must be reserved by contacting the project officer on 0141 618 4844 or emailing pt@renfrewshire.gov.uk.

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Mission Hall Restoration

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The Mission Hall

The Mission Hall in the West End of Paisley was a building approved for demolition by Renfrewshire Council. It was rescued and lovingly restored by Starlight Youth Music Theatre Group owners Maria & Adrian with help from their friends and family.

Paisley on the web visited the Mission Hall to find the building not only restored but now having a purpose once again, it is such a beautiful building. The building has been restored to a make home for Starlight Youth Music Theatre group, find out more information below the video.

 

Starlight Youth Music Theatre

Starlight is a theatre company which was established in 2002 for young people aged between 3 and 19 years. We have our own, newly refurbished premises at 16 Wellmeadow Street, Paisley, where we meet for rehearsals on a weekly basis. In our classes we are constantly working towards the next performance in which we aim to achieve the highest standards possible.

Starlight offers both a high standard of training in all aspects of musical theatre as well as giving you the chance to take part in a fully staged show with lights, sound, costumes, scenery and a full orchestra.

To find out more about Starlight Youth Music Theatre visit their website starlightyouthmusictheatre.co.uk