4 things to do this weekend – 22 June

Friday 22nd June, 2018

The weekend is upon us – and the weather forecast shows it’s set to be a sunny one (fingers crossed).

There’s lots of great ways you can unwind on your days off in Renfrewshire, from picnic spots to enjoy the best of the warm weather to the return of one of Paisley’s favourite annual Gala Days.

Here’s a few suggestions for things to do this weekend:

Paisley Art Institute

This weekend is your last chance to see the stunning artworks of the Paisley Art Institute’s 130th annual exhibition at Paisley Museum. The exhibition contains works by the best contemporary talent from all over Scotland and beyond, including stunning paintings and sculptures.

When: Friday and Saturday 11am until 4pm / Sunday 2pm until 5pm

Where: Paisley Museum and Art Galleries

Price: Free


Barshaw Gala Day

Come along and enjoy bundles of fun for all the family in one of Paisley’s prettiest parks. There will be a host of live entertainment, a funfair, inflatables, face-painting, stalls and more at the popular Barshaw Gala Day – providing a jam-packed day of free family fun from 1pm and 5pm.

When: Saturday 23 June – 1pm-5pm

Where: Barshaw Park, Paisley

Price: Free


Pack a picnic and head outdoors

The forecast suggests the weather set to be hot and sunny this weekend – happy days! So, why not grab some pals, pack a picnic and head out to one of Renfrewshire stunning green spaces to take advantage of some summer sun?

We’ve picked a few great picnic spots in the area offering scenic views and ideal surroundings to relax and unwind.

Enjoy the World Cup action in Paisley

We’re now into the second week of the 2018 FIFA World Cup and things are starting to get exciting. This weekend’s matches are being played at 1pm, 4pm and 7pm and a number of pubs in Paisley town centre are showing all of them live.

Here are just a few of the great spots around the town to enjoy all of the goals, entertainment and inevitable VAR dramas.

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Paisley is a place packed with activity and cultural innovation, with communities full of artistic and creative practitioners.

Brian McGuire