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Celtic Connections day at The Spree

Celtic Connections The Spree Also Danny Kyle Stage in association with Celtic Connections Sunday, 28 October 2012 The Spree, Scotland’s new national music and arts festival will launch in Paisley 25-28 October and will herald the year of Mod Phaislig 2013 (The Royal National Mod in Paisley).  Spree organisers have been working with Celtic Connections […]

New Paisley war memorial

New Paisley war memorial New Paisley war memorial marks the fallen from 70 years of conflict A new war memorial was unveiled in Paisley on Saturday 1 September. The memorial marks the sacrifice of the soldiers, sailors and aircrew from Renfrewshire killed in the 22 conflicts involving British forces since the end of World War […]

Paisley Natural History Society

Paisley Natural History Society Paisley Natural History Talks at Paisley Museum. Paisley Natural History Society is starting its autumn programme of evening talks with an illustrated talk by Kate Sampson, National Trust for Scotland, Arran Ranger Service on Thursday 6th September at 7.30pm in Paisley Museum. This talk will take a closer look at the […]

Paisley Arts Centre Dannsa

Dannsa at Paisley Arts Centre Step Change – Making connections across Scotland Step-dancers and musicians from Scotland and Cape Breton to tour new Scottish audiences with driving rhythmic footwork, fresh new dances and finely crafted music on pipes, fiddle, guitar and Gaelic song.   Following the huge success of a Dannsa’s north of Scotland tour […]

Paisley Philosophical Institution

Paisley Philosophical Institution The Paisley Philosophical Institution, founded in 1808, has played a long and significant role in the cultural and educational development of the town of Paisley. The main function of Institution, the PPI, is to provide lecturers, speakers and other resources to develop the knowledge and experience of the membership and to encourage […]

Paisley Arts Centre The Matchmaker

Paisley Arts Centre Splinters Productions presents The Matchmaker at Paisley Arts Centre on Thursday 13 Sep. This beautifully written play by the late John B Keane, one of Ireland’s most prolific and respected literary figures, centres around Dicky Mick Dicky O’Connnor, a small farmer in Kerry, who follows the great Irish tradition of matchmaking, pairing […]

Better Brighter TK Maxx Paisley

TK Maxx Paisley New Look TK Maxx Paisley store re-launches September 15th   TK Maxx Paisley will be opening its doors on September 15th at 10am to reveal a smart new look to give customers an even better shopping experience. TK Maxx buyers shop the world all year round and negotiate great deals to bring customers […]

Mission Hall Restoration

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 […]

Paisley Abbey Medieval Fair

Paisley Abbey Medieval Fair Paisley Abbey Medieval Fair, Saturday 15 September 2012, 10.30 am to 4 pm, the celebration of 850 years continuous presence in Paisley begins on St Mirin’s Day and events will take place in and around the Abbey. There will be a history camp, stilt walkers, birds of prey, a craft fair, an […]