Holiday Fun this October

Monday 16 - Friday 20 October, 2023

We’ve got lots of holiday fun this October with plenty of fun activities and things to do for kids and families.

Tragic Carpet Visual Theatre present
Suitcase Stories – The Little Toy
Thursday 19 October
10am and 11.30am
Johnstone Town Hall
£2 / £7 group of 4 including workshop

Two children play on a beach, and when they leave suddenly, Little Toy is left behind. A butterfly helps him find his way to the children’s new home. But first, there is a sea monster to deal with…

A tiny show for 3-5 year olds and their adults. The entire story takes place within a suitcase. Themes explored are family, travel, play, loss, very mild peril, moving away, growing food, community.


Eco Drama presents
The Whirlybird
Friday 20 October
11am and 2.30pm
Johnstone Town Hall
£3 / group of 4 £10 including workshop and free activity pack

An uplifting theatre show for children aged 3 – 7.  Featuring movement, music, bird song, puppetry and lots of things that spin! A curious creature, ricketie-racketie on ground but in flight, a wildlife spectacle. A blizzard of wings, perfect elliptical twirls, a mass of orange and browns and a cacophony of sound! Followed by Q&A and Stay & Play.

The Whirlybird

Looking for more holiday fun this October?

We’ve got lots happening in October with the town hosting Mòd Phàislig 2023. From ceilidhs and workshops, to gigs and bookbug sessions, check out what’s on in the family-friendly programme now.

Paisley Halloween Festival returns Thursday 26 – Saturday 28 October, 5pm to 9pm each night. With incredible installations, flying vampires and a host of gothic creations, it’s an event you won’t want to miss. Visit the halloween event page for all the details.