Paisley Museum is being transformed into an international-class visitor attraction showcasing the town’s people, stories and Pattern – and we can introduce some of the team making that possible.
Leonie Bell is one of Scotland’s most senior cultural figures and is leading the work to transform Paisley’s future using its unique cultural and heritage story.
Now that Paisley Town Hall has closed its doors to undergo a £22million refurbishment, we take a look back at the history and key moments of the building.
Did you know?
Paisley Museum has a copy of one of the world's most spectacular books - The Birds of America, by John James Audubon.
Did you watch the hit Netflix show Outlaw King? Find out how Paisley’s medieval Abbey has links to Robert the Bruce and a rich royal heritage.
Amanda Levete of internationally-acclaimed architects A_LA on the challenging and radical brief to re-imagine Paisley Museum.
Swipe along and watch this fantastic holiday-inspired mural appear before your very eyes!
A daylong symposium hosted by the Mediaeval Glasgow Trust celebrating the medieval links between two Scottish centres: Glasgow and Paisley. Subjects will include: a comparison of Glasgow & Paisley; Scottish Saints; archaeology of Glasgow & Paisley; Paisley in the 12th Century; the influence of rivers; Walter Fitsalan, High Steward; and the Architecture of Paisley.
Check out these great pics from Tapestry of Renfrewshire - the latest in the University of the West of Scotland's Inspiring Women lecture series.
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.