18 July 2024
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Big Art Show 2024 launches in Paisley

by on 13 July 2024 0
One of Scotland’s largest open entry exhibitions, Paisley’s annual Big Art Show, returns for a third edition from Friday 30th August – Saturday 16th November 2024 This year there were 2,108 entries, the Selection Process was supported by the Directors of Art Paisley Ltd – Rowena Comrie, Eòghann MacColl and Maureen Rocksmoore – and... Read More

Mill Town Music Festival comes to Paisley Town Hall

by on 12 July 2024 0
The first annual Mill Town Music Festival is primed to bring the best of country and Americana to our very own Paisley Town Hall on 31st August In recent years, country music has undergone something of a resurgence. After being overlooked by many people or minimised to a niche concern, the talents of singers... Read More

Jill Jackson: The Sound of Renfrewshire

by on 3 July 2024 0
Fresh from releasing her latest album, Paisley’s own Jill Jackson discusses her incredible musical journey and upcoming Mill Town Festival set You’re hot on the heels of Curse of the Damned emerging, how was the process of recording that record? It was great. I usually record the same way in that I have a... Read More

Seán Batty: the Paisley born-and-bred face of Scottish weather

by on 2 July 2024 0
Paisley born-and-bred, Seán Batty may have become a staple of our screens but he has never forgotten the places and experiences that made him. Here, he talks about his career journey and his plans to give back by educating the younger generations  Just as he is on television, Seán Batty immediately comes across as... Read More

Sma’ Shot Day 2024 programme announced

by on 6 June 2024 0
Paisley town centre will host a day-long programme of entertainment this summer to celebrate Sma’ Shot Day 2024 – one of the world’s oldest worker’s festivals Sma’ Shot Day celebrates a 19th-century victory by the town’s weavers over their bosses in an industrial dispute. This year’s event will take place on Saturday 6th July... Read More

Paisley Arts Centre to reopen soon

by on 22 May 2024 0
The modernisation of Paisley Arts Centre into a unique and intimate performance venue and creative hub has been completed and will soon reopen to the public Work has been ongoing to transform the performance facilities, audience experience and venue space at the Arts Centre as part of a wider regeneration of Paisley’s cultural venues... Read More

Paisley Food and Drink Festival this weekend!

by on 23 April 2024 0
Paisley Food and Drink Festival returns to the town this weekend for a two-day feastival with plenty for everyone to sample and enjoy The popular event, which is one of Scotland’s largest outdoor food and drink festivals, will take place in Abbey Close and Bridge Street on Friday 26 and Saturday 27 April, welcoming... Read More

Thomas Barbour: Paisley Popular Poet

by on 21 April 2024 0
Brian Hannan, local author and manager of Abbey Books in Paisley, takes a look at the work of Paisley’s Thomas Barbour Thomas Barbour achieved local fame in unusual fashion. His poems were exclusively published during his lifetime by the Paisley Daily Express. And he wasn’t living in Paisley at the time, so his works... Read More