26 June 2022
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The Life and Times of Jane Arthur – Making National History part 2

by on 13 August 2021 0
The second article that looks back upon some of Renfrewshire’s pioneering figures that helped to mould our area into the prosperous and forward-thinking community that it is, artist and heritage consultant Lil Brookes guides us through the revolutionary and civic duty-led life of Jane Arthur as she becomes the first woman in Scotland to... Read More

Paisley Cross 1868 by James Elder Christie

by on 14 June 2021 0
Social historian Lil Brookes reveals her thoughts on the painting, Paisley Cross 1868. This painting is one I’ve known and loved for many years and was prominently displayed until Paisley Museum & Art Galleries closed for refurbishment. I find it fascinating as it seeks I think to tell many stories about Paisley. The setting of... Read More