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Beauty and the Beast, Paisley’s family panto is back!

by on 3 September 2023 0
This Christmas, PACE Theatre Company is delighted to announce the return of its annual pantomime with festive favourite Beauty and the Beast. A seasonal treat for adults and children alike, this retelling of the classic tale will run from Thursday 30 November to Sunday 31 December in an exciting new pop-up theatre in a... Read More

Exchange Theatre Paisley enters new phase of development

by on 17 May 2023 0
Work on the next phase in the development of Exchange, Scotland’s first theatre for children, young people and families, commences this week in Paisley Contractors Elmwood Projects have been appointed to deliver the next phase of development of the site, a vacant former nightclub opposite Paisley Gilmour Street Station. This phase will begin the... Read More

PACE Panto Returns with Cinderella

by on 9 December 2022 0
After pivoting to an online model, the famed PACE panto is back and being brought to life in a new venue We all have our own individual festive traditions that are a hallmark of the holiday season. Whether it’s a pub crawl with pals or taking the kids to see Santa, there are some... Read More

PACE new theatre receives £800,000 funding boost

by on 20 December 2021 0
PACE Theatre Company are currently developing a new theatre in Paisley for children, young people and families – called Exchange – in a long-time vacant former nightclub opposite Paisley Gilmour Street Station. The ongoing project has taken a huge step forward after an £800,000 funding boost was confirmed. And the project has now received... Read More

PACE Theatre Company 2021 panto cancelled

by on 26 August 2021 0
Statement from Grant Mason, Chief Executive, PACE Theatre Company Ltd. “After careful consideration, we must reluctantly confirm that there will be no PACE Theatre Company panto for Christmas 2021. “Regrettably, there are a number of factors that mean it is not viable for us to produce our annual panto this year. Paisley Arts Centre, our... Read More

PACE secures Second Round Creative Scotland Culture Recovery Funding

by on 10 August 2021 0
PACE Theatre Company Ltd is delighted to have been named as a recipient in the second round of Creative Scotland’s Culture Organisations and Venues Recovery Fund, announced on 4 August 2021. The Paisley-based theatre company, which ran the largest youth theatre of its kind prior to the introduction of Covid restrictions, is due to receive... Read More

Interview: Scott Reid

by on 1 July 2019 0
Best known for playing Methadone Mick in Still Game, the Paisley-based actor opens up about the highs and lows of working within an unpredictable industry. Scott Reid has St Mirren to thank for his career. A keen footballer, he had a trial for the team as a teenager. As he recalls, “They said to... Read More

Keeping the PACE

by on 1 March 2019 0
Based in Paisley, PACE is one of Scotland’s most renowned youth-oriented theatre companies. It’s time to play the music, it’s time to light the lights… What do James McAvoy, Paolo Nutini, Richard Madden and Kevin Guthrie all have in common? They’re male Scottish actors and entertainers? Unleash the Q.I. klaxon. The correct answer is... Read More