Category: Paisley

Woad natural dyeing FREE workshop – Remode Make Weeks

WOAD WEEK ReMode’s FREE natural dyeing workshops Lochwinnoch Parish Church Tuesday 29th – Thursday 31st of August Summary of Activity Over the course of the week participants will gain a strong understanding of how to create natural dye baths in order to dye; fabric, yarn and garments – using a range of techniques. Participants will dye garments […]

Diane Mitchell Music School – News

In Paisley, our Saturday classes have restarted. We have Musical Tots (Ages 1-2, 2-4), Musical Maestros (Ages 3-5), Junior Musicianship (Ages 5-9) and Theory & Musicianship (Ages 8-11). We are also taking names for a Children’s choir which will run from 2.45 to 3.45 on Saturdays. Our Annual Concert is taking place on Thursday September […]

Minister for Local Government and Housing celebrates opening of the iconic Russell Institute

Paisley’s iconic Russell Institute was officially opened this week as Kevin Stewart MSP, the Minister for Local Government and Housing, joined invited guests and Renfrewshire Council Leader Iain Nicolson to celebrate the occasion. Guests who attended the event were given the opportunity to tour the category A-listed building in the heart of Paisley which has […]

Minister for Local Government and Housing celebrates opening of the iconic Russell Institute

Paisley’s iconic Russell Institute was officially opened this week as Kevin Stewart MSP, the Minister for Local Government and Housing, joined invited guests and Renfrewshire Council Leader Iain Nicolson to celebrate the occasion. Guests who attended the event were given the opportunity to tour the category A-listed building in the heart of Paisley which has […]

The Singing Children of Africa Choir set for big Paisley return

A choir of African children are set to return to Paisley for a night of spectacular entertainment as part of their tour around Scotland and Yorkshire. The Singing Children of Africa Choir, which is made up of youngsters aged nine to 16-years-old from the Jolaurabi School in Mombasa, Kenya, will bring The Angels Tour 2017 […]

Minister for Scotland offers his “whole-hearted support” for Paisley 2021

UK Government Minister for Scotland Lord Duncan has backed Paisley 2021 as Scotland’s bid for UK City of Culture 2021. The Scotland Office Minister put his support behind the town’s ambitious bid during a visit to Renfrewshire on Tuesday (22 August). Lord Duncan was welcomed to the town by Renfrewshire Council Leader Iain Nicolson, who […]

Residents urged to have their say on Renfrewshire

Renfrewshire’s residents are being asked to give their views on the priorities and needs of the area in an online survey. Renfrewshire Community Planning Partnership have launched a survey to capture what people think about Renfrewshire and what it needs for the future, which will help shape the new community plan ‘Our Renfrewshire’. People can […]