An exhibition of woven textiles made by a group of participants from the STAR Project, Phoenix Activity Group, RAMH, InCube, the DRC, and KAIROS with support from Glasgow Clyde College weaving tutor Amy Bond. . Part of SMHAF 2019.
An exhibition of digital imagery and film by the Peer Focus Photography Group which explores Paisley’s mechanised industrial past. Part of SMHAF 2019.
A daylong exploratory workshop for beginners & refreshers in hand knitting led by professional knitter Rosie Little. Suitable for aged 14+, however all under 18's must be accompanied by a participating adult. Materials will be provided. Part of SMHAF 2019.
Did you know?
In 1885, the Marquis of Bute presented two kangaroos to Paisley and they briefly took up residence in the town's Brodie Park.
A daylong beginners' workshop exploring natural dyeing techniques led by textile artist Gillian Steel. Suitable for aged 14+, however all under 18's must be accompanied by a participating adult. Materials will be provided.
A daylong beginners’ workshop in hand spinning led by fibre artist Laryna E. Wuppermann. Suitable for aged 14+, however all under 18’s must be accompanied by a participating adult. Materials will be provided. Part of SMHAF 2019.
Ahead of the British Pipe Band Championships in Paisley on 18 May, expert Christine MacPhee tells us more about four of the most famous forms of Scottish Highland Dancing - regarded as one of the most sophisticated in the world.
Mandy McIntosh and the participating makers will expand on their work, the impact of the Jessie Wylie Newbery study and the processes which led to the exhibition.Part of Held Fast: Jessie Wylie Newbery, an Inspiration
Paisley Town Hall is being transformed into a landmark entertainment venue for the West of Scotland. We take an in-depth look at 10 things you can expect when that happens...
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.