Find out the inspiration behind the powerful soundtrack specially created for the Sma’ Shot Day 2021 Burning of the Cork films in this Q&A with composer Dave Boyd.
Sma’ Shot Cottages volunteer and Dress and Textile Historian Lucy McConnell discusses the Old Paisley Society’s recent collaboration with Vevar to produce the Sma’ Shot Scarf.
The Burning of the Cork is the centrepiece of Paisley's Sma’ Shot Day celebrations. Watch the full spectacle of this story unfold through a trio of films exploring the key moments of this important point in the town's history.
Did you know?
The University of the West of Scotland offers Scotland's only Masters course in songwriting and performance.
Paisley Radicals: Catalysts for change walking tour app highlights the town's role in the Scottish Radical War of 1820
To celebrate Internatinal Museum Day 2021 we're showcasing your #ShowUsYourPaisley social submissions for Paisley Museum.
Fashion designer Pam Hogg is leading a call-out for Paisley-patterned items you might have at home - from clothing to cookware - to mark the 150th anniversary of Paisley Museum.
The Burns Caup, presented to the Paisley Burns Club in 1814, is one of several ‘relics’ to remain in Paisley Museum’s store this year as the Club moves its traditional celebrations online.
On 29 December 1745, exactly 275 years ago to the day, the Jacobites led by Bonnie Prince Charlie issued a summons to the then Paisley Town Council to meet and account for raising a local militia against them.
It has all the qualities of a major city, but still maintains the identity and charm you'd associate with a Scottish town. It also has a real sense of scale you wouldn't associate with many towns.
I love Paisley because you must have the only Abbey worldwide with an ’Alien’ gargoyle! #WhyILovePaisley
I've lived and worked around Paisley for the majority of my life and so it holds a special place for me - it'll always be a place I see as home. Paisley is unique with a great mix of people, places and events to enjoy throughout the year.