Sunday 18 April – Paisley Food and Drink Festival 2021

Get involved in fantastic online experiences as part of Paisley Food and Drink Festival 2021.

Here’s what’s taking place on Sunday 18 April.


Spring Rag Flowers with ReMode – 11am

In this ‘how to’ video, Renfrewshire’s hub for ethical fashion demonstrates how you can transform scrap fabric into cute Spring flowers in just a few simple steps.

These easy to make decorations can be used to decorate hair clips, brooches, necklaces, garlands and hanging decorations – or repurpose an old T-shirt into a floral headband for a chic Easter look.

Bags of fabric can be purchased from ReMode in advance by contacting ReMode at

Make Packs will include a mix of fabrics, buttons, T-shirt strips for making a head band, hand sewing needle and a small spool of thread. Packs cost £3.


Barnhill Farm Tiramisu Cooking Demonstration– 3pm

Enjoy a farm to table ‘how to Tiramisu’ experience with Barnhill Farm, Inchinnan, using fresh Gatehouse Coffee Roasters coffee and fresh eggs – ingredients available to at Barnhill Farm Shop.

Perfect for an after-dinner dessert or afternoon treat!


Lochwinnoch Arts Festival In Praise of Food – 4:30pm

A special event for Paisley Food and Drink Festival – Lochwinnoch Arts Festival are delighted to present a selection of 5 original songs and readings in praise of food, featuring Alan Bissett, Pauline Vallance, Outi Smith, Crawford Smith and Claire Robinson.



Cooking with Kids – Chicken Katsu Curry with Rice – 7:30pm

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Join MasterChef – The Professionals 2016 Winner & Scotland’s National Chef, Gary McLean, and his son Finlay (4) for hints and tips for getting kids cooking in the kitchen.

Gary and Finlay show you how to make a delicious chicken katsu curry with rice in this short video.

Find out the answer to Finlay’s question: “why does cooking make you very hungry?”

Enjoy a fantastic video, filmed by Gary’s daughter Laura, in partnership with Zero Waste Scotland’s Love Food Hate Waste’ campaign.


Enjoy more events at this year's Paisley Food and Drink Festival