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The New Jazz Choir for the West of Scotland

THE NEW JAZZ CHOIR FOR THE WEST OF SCOTLAND We are a brand new choir established specifically for the West of Scotland, and we are looking to recruit the excellent jazz singing talent we already know is to be found in our area. Our aims are:   To have fun creating high quality music together […]

The Wonderful Jazz Duo of SOPHIE BANCROFT and TOM LYNE

CFS Music presents The Wonderful Jazz Duo of SOPHIE BANCROFT and TOM LYNE Old Kilbarchan Library on Friday 22nd February at 7.30pm SophieBancroft, vocalist and songwriter, and her long time partner, the outstanding jazz double bass player TomLyne, are both very well known, each in their own right, in the Scottish jazz scene and beyond. […]

Renfrewshire Budget 2013

Priorities protected as Renfrewshire faces ‘tough budget challenge’ Education, jobs and economic regeneration, and services for children and vulnerable adults have been prioritised in what Renfrewshire Council Leader Mark Macmillan has described as a ‘tough budget challenge’ faced by the council. A meeting of Renfrewshire Council on Thursday February 14 agreed a £368.9million revenue budget […]

Airport samba stunt celebrates funding for Glasgow Film Festival

Airport samba stunt celebrates funding for Glasgow Film Festival More than 20 samba musicians and dancers welcomed passengers arriving at Glasgow Airport to celebrate the arrival of the ninth annual Glasgow Film Festival, which this year includes a focus on Brazilian cinema. The event also marked the fact that the airport’s FlightPath Fund has awarded […]

Sma’ Shot Cottages Events

Do you know about the Sma’ Shot Cottages? Come along and have a lunchtime cuppa with us and learn more about Paisley’s history and the weaving industry in particular. A series of three talks will be held in Sma’ Shot Cottages, 2 Sma’ Shot Lane at 1pm on the following three Wednesdays…the 6th, 13th and […]

Paisley Development Trust presents

Paisley Development Trust presents Paisley Patter You and your colleagues/groups/families, are invited to the launch of the latest project from Paisley Development Trust: 6 p.m. (till 7pm), Friday 22 February Paisley Threadmill Museum, 12 Seedhill Road, Paisley PA1 1 JS Calling Stitchers! With a deadline of June this year to complete the Paisley panel for […]

Seeing things differently

Seeing things differently Share the unique and extraordinary journey of an Indian dancer when Dance Ihayami’s Seeing Differently arrives at Paisley Arts Centre next month.  Incorporating film by BAFTA-nominated filmmaker Krish Shrikumar and music by classical composer Ash Madni, Seeing Differently combines these two art forms with Indian classical dance, depicting its transformation from its roots to […]

Reading together is fun

Reading together is fun Families taking part in a family learning project in Renfrewshire have said the sessions are proving to be a life-changing experience. Families from Ferguslie, Moorpark/Renfrew West, and West Johnstone have taken part in a series of workshops and events in Cochrane Castle Primary School, St David’s Primary School, Glencoats’ Primary School […]

Loretta Reid swings back in to town!

Loretta Reid swings back in to town! Sell out singing sensation, Loretta Reid will return to Paisley Arts Centre this spring with a new show incorporating ‘Jazz ‘n’ Swing with a little bit ‘o’ Zing!’. Playing on Friday 1 March, she will be joined by a new line up of tremendous Scottish musicians for what […]