Would you like to be part of this year’s Paisley Halloween Festival parade?

Thursday 18th July, 2019

Roll up, roll up! Do you fancy being part of this year’s Paisley Halloween Festival parade?

Well, now you can as Renfrewshire community groups are being invited to star in the parade as it makes its way through the town.

The award-winning Paisley Halloween Festival is one of the UK’s must-see Halloween events and will take over the town on Friday 25 and Saturday 26 October.

This year’s event will have a theme of ‘dark circus with street theatre, striking floats and death-defying aerial performers taking over the streets.

The parade will be co-ordinated by internationally-acclaimed performance specialists Cirque Bijou, who want school and community groups to work with them in the run-up to the event and take part in the parade on the day.

If you would like to take part in carnival workshops and street theatre, dance and musical performances, send an email to events@renfrewshire.gov.uk

Julian Bracey, artistic director of Cirque Bijou, said: “We are really excited to be part of this year’s celebrations. We have some amazing workshop leaders and are looking for local schools, groups and individuals to work with to make this years festival the spookiest yet.”

This year’s Halloween Festival is being supported by EventScotland as part of their National Programme funding, which will allow an extended programme of outdoor performances.

Last year’s festival was the biggest yet – with 34,000 visitors to Paisley and worth more than £1.9m to the local economy.

Make sure you’re part of this year’s event – and expect more exciting announcements in the coming weeks!

Find out more about the Paisley Halloween Festival by clicking the link below…