Category: Paisley

Creativity improves young people’s well-being

CREATIVITY can improve young people’s well-being and help them overcome loneliness and isolation. That’s the message from youth arts charity, CREATE Paisley which is hosting its second one-day Open Mind Summit, on Friday, October 9. The free online event will feature a keynote speaker, panel discussions and workshops, exploring the role of creativity and culture […]

National comic book tour for Maths Week Scotland Digital events will reach 1,000 pupils

Rossie Stone, director and founder of Dekko Comics will take part in digital events in schools across the country for Maths Week Scotland (Monday 28 September – Sunday 4 October). As part of the Scottish Friendly Children’s Book Tour, Rossie will visit around 1,000 P5-S1 pupils from 12 schools in Aberdeen, Borders, Fife, Glasgow, Highlands, […]

July and August baby boom in Scotland

New parents could get up to £600 Pregnancy and Baby Payment July and August are the months most of Scotland’s babies are born according to figures from National Records of Scotland. Almost 4,500 births were registered in July 2019 while 4,357 were registered in August. This is in comparison to an average of 4,062 across […]

Emergency Scottish Government relief funds reaching performing arts venues in Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire

Eastwood Park Theatre, Giffnock, and Paisley Arts Centre, have received a total of over £161,000 from the open call for applications to the Scottish Government’s Performing Arts Venues Relief Fund through Creative Scotland. Awards made to performing arts venues in Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire as part of the £5million open call are as follows: Eastwood Park Theatre, £90,000 Paisley Arts Centre, £71,961 Designed to support performing arts […]

Mending workshops

Every Thursday afternoon 2pm – 3.30pm. ReMode Paisley.  Starting 1st October. Bring along your own mending project and one of our friendly and helpful experts will show you how to complete your fix.  We’ve got sewing machines, an overlocker and plenty of remoding bits and pieces to help complete your project. FREE – BOOKING ESSENTIAL – […]

Emotional wellbeing tips for U3A

After six months of living in a pandemic, Paisley & District U3A members are in for a treat.  On Thursday 1 October at 2pm, retired consultant psychiatrist, Dr Tom Brown will outline ways to help your emotional wellbeing in a Covid 19 world.  This is the first in a new season of U3A monthly events on […]

Emergency Scottish Government relief funds for grassroots music venues reach Paisley

Local live music venue, The Bungalow in Paisley, has received £21,500 in emergency funding from the Scottish Government’s Grassroots Music Venues Stabilisation Fund through Creative Scotland. Aimed at providing grassroots music venues with emergency support to help address the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and prevent closure, the £2.2million fund, which launched on Thursday 3 September, received 98 applications from across […]

ReCycle or Dye

ReCycle or Dye – classes for 12 – 17 year olds Fun and creative sessions where you’ll learn to adapt and make your own clothes! Two blocks of weekly classes taking place in person at our Paisley shop. Tuesdays 7pm – 9pm  6 weeks starting 29th September Creative Upcycling – led by guest designed Niki Taylor.  Bring along your own […]