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Paisley Arts Centre transformation underway

by on 17 July 2022 0
Work has now started on a transformation of Paisley Arts Centre which will add new modern performance facilities and an extension to the much-loved historic venue. The building is being upgraded as a unique and intimate performance venue and creative hub, which will drive new life and footfall into the heart of the town... Read More

OneRen: the name for Renfrewshire Leisure

by on 24 January 2022 0
The charity that delivers culture, leisure and sport across Renfrewshire has announced that it is changing its name to OneRen. The change will be gradually rolled out across the organisation’s services and facilities over the coming weeks, and is seen as the completion of “unfinished business” after the addition of responsibility for cultural services... Read More

Open Mind Summit 2021 Hosted by Create Paisley

by on 21 September 2021 0
Create Paisley, a Renfrewshire-based youth arts charity is working with partners to promote creativity and wellbeing again this October by hosting Open Mind Summit, a one-day online event exploring how creativity and culture can improve young people’s wellbeing. Launched in 2019 on World Mental Health Day (10 October) the sell-out event attracted over 100... Read More

Paisley memories become part of A-listed town hall’s legacy

by on 10 September 2021 0
A time capsule containing memories of life in Paisley has been placed inside the foundations of Paisley Town Hall during the £22m transformation into a landmark entertainment venue for the west of Scotland. The striking Victorian-era town hall – part of the legacy of Paisley’s proud past at the centre of the world’s textile... Read More

Grant boost to tell the story of the Paisley Shawl

by on 26 August 2021 0
£60,000 award from Museum Galleries Scotland will support creation of exciting displays when the new-look Paisley Museum opens. A £60,000 grant has been secured to tell the story of Paisley’s world-renowned shawls in exciting displays to be created in the town’s transformed museum. Museum Galleries Scotland (MSG) has awarded the money to Paisley Museum... Read More

Lochwinnoch history and legends brought to life

by on 18 June 2021 0
A collection of short stories inspired by the Lochwinnoch countryside have launched online this week, thanks to funding received from Renfrewshire Council. Tales from Ochwinnay, created by local authors Lyn McNicol and Laura Jackson, was designed to provide a free story-telling resource for children across Renfrewshire, helping to nurture reading skills during a time... Read More