Category: Renfrewshire

Public will see creative writers’ work on giant billboard

THE work of creative writers is being displayed in a very unusual place – a five-and-a-half metre high billboard outside a railway station. The unique outdoor visual arts project will be seen by people passing Paisley’s Gilmour Street Station and is part of Renfrewshire Leisure’s Out of Place programme that also features online gigs, film, audio […]

Renfrewshire Council ‘Team Up’ with Glasgow Science Centre for online festival

Renfrewshire’s joint environmental campaign Team Up to Clean Up is set to be showcased at a digital science festival hosted for the first time by Glasgow Science Centre. Curious About Our Planet takes place from 18 to 20 February and aims to celebrate the wonders of the planet and the science of climate change. The […]

OUTSPOKEN ARTS SCOTLAND LAUNCHES FREE ONLINE VISUAL ART WORKSHOPS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

Paisley-based Outspoken Arts Scotland have launched a series of FREE visual art workshops called ART WORKS offering creative learning in the visual arts and aimed at young people, school leavers and emerging artists.  The workshops will assist participants with skills gaps, building portfolios and professional development. Workshops last 2 hours and, due to COVID restrictions, […]

Arts for all with Renfrewshire Leisure’s new Out of Place Spring programme

RENFREWSHIRE Leisure is staging a fantastic array of entertainment, creative events and masterclasses in the coming months. The Out of Place programme featuring online gigs, film, audio performances, visual arts and creative workshops was launched on Friday, February 5. Music fans can tune into the Ren TV online channel to hear artists and bands perform […]

Show our Paisley town centre business some love this Valentine’s!

It’s February at last and love is in the air as we get ready for Valentine’s Day!  Many of Paisley’s town centre businesses are still open or operating, making sure  Valentine’s Day can still be celebrated during lockdown.  We’re highlighting those special Valentine’s Day offers or services on our social  media channels and we also […]

AGS AIRPORTS RESPONDS TO SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT PLANS FOR TOUGHER QUARANTINE RESTRICTIONS

Commenting on today’s announcement in the Scottish Parliament from First Minster Nicola Sturgeon on the introduction of tougher quarantine restrictions, Derek Provan, chief executive of AGS Airports, said: Glasgow airport “This is the third significant announcement regarding travel restrictions in as many weeks which, once again, have been introduced without any consultation whatsoever. We’re also […]

FREE WORKSHOPS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

Outspoken Arts Scotland announces the first in a series of FREE creative learning workshops in the visual arts.  These online workshops are aimed at young people, school leavers and those not in employment, further education or training. This first series of workshops explore drawing, film making, sculpture from found and recyclable materials, and clay. Full […]

PAI is delighted to announce the return of the SCOTTISH DRAWING COMPETITION.

This open competition will run from 2nd February to closing date 31st March 2021 and lead to an eventual exhibition of works in June 2021. A number of exciting prizes ranging from £100-£500 will be offered to winners. Full details and Entry Guidelines at this link.  Please note guidelines may change at any time subject to Covid-19 restrictions in force at any time. Entrants must […]

First visitors welcomed to Renfrewshire vaccination centres

Renfrewshire’s three large-scale Covid19 vaccination centres welcomed their first visitors today. The facilities at Paisley’s Lagoon Leisure Centre, Renfrew Leisure Centre and Johnstone Town Hall opened their doors this morning – with thousands expected to attend in the weeks ahead. NHS staff are running the vaccine rollout and Renfrewshire Council and Renfrewshire Leisure are supporting […]