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No fuss, just a Fun Night In

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]No fuss, just a Fun Night In..! Join other fundraisers during the month of October and organise a Fun Night In. Having a “Night In” is as simple as this: invite everyone round to yours to eat, drink, laugh, catch up and do something magnificent by donating the money you would have spent on […]


[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] AUGUST PERFORMANCE CAPS BUMPER SUMMER FOR GLASGOW AIRPORT. 4.9% increase in August passenger numbers Almost 2.5 million passengers during peak summer months Glasgow Airport has reported another month of growth after more than 782,000 passengers travelled through its doors in August, representing an increase of 4.9% compared to the same period last year. […]


[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] CONTACT THE ELDERLY NEEDS YOU. Contact the Elderly is looking for a volunteer Group Coordinator, volunteer drivers and reserve drivers to help with their monthly tea parties in Paisley. There are four groups in the Renfrewshire area, the most recent of which launched in February of this year. Margaret Oliver, West Scotland’s Development […]

Paisley Natural History Society Talk at Paisley Museum

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Paisley Natural History Society Talk at Paisley Museum. Paisley Natural History Society is continuing its autumn programme of evening talks with an illustrated talk by Hayley Douglas, Windows on Wildlife Development Officer, Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park, on Thursday the 2 October at 7.30pm in Paisley Museum. This project has been running for nearly […]

Ah’ll Chum Ye Hame’ with Rita Bradd

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]‘Ah’ll Chum Ye Hame’ with Rita Bradd, The Atrium Anchor Mill, 2-3:30pm Sat 13 Sept Rita Bradd give an illustrated talk about her personal journey on the 150 year-old clipper ship, City of Adelaide (formerly Carrick). A unique and epic seventy-day voyage from Rotterdam touching 4 continents before arriving at her namesake City in South […]

Crewel Work Workshop

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Crewel Work Workshop, The Atrium, Anchor Mill, 1-4pm Thurs 11 & Sun 14 Sept Learn about crewel work with Paula McKeown; the basic stitches – chain, heavy chain, stem stitch, split stitch and adapted stitches like french knots – as you create your own tapestry panel. You’ll receive a small kit of linen and wools […]

Fountain Gardens Open Day Video

Fountain Gardens Open Day Video Saturday was a great day for Paisley when 1,500 people flocked to Fountain Gardens to see the newly restored Grand Fountain flowing again. The Fountain, which was bequeathed to the townspeople by the Coats Family in 1868, is one of the world’s finest examples of cast iron sculpture. Its unique design […]

The Scottish Diaspora Tapestry

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] The Scottish Diaspora Tapestry – Grèis-Bhrat Diaspora na h-Alba. on International tour with the only visit to the West of Scotland at The Atrium, Anchor Mill, Paisley PA1 1JR 6-22 September 2014 Open daily 10am – 6pm An outstanding exhibition celebrating the Scots abroad – their culture and influence across the globe. See […]