Things to do on bank holiday weekend – 21 September

Wednesday 19th September, 2018

It’s the bank holiday weekend – and there’s a bumper selection of great things to do across Renfrewshire over the next few days.

Whether you’re looking to enjoy some quality time with the kids, adrenaline pumping activities or a spectacular live show, there’s something to suit everyone.

Here’s a top selection for things to do over the long weekend.


Billy Kirkwood and Friends

Award-winning comedian Billy Kirkwood returns to Paisley and is bringing a selection of his favourite acts from the circuit for a night of fun-filled laughter and entertainment. Joe McTernan, Megan Shandley and John Gavin will be joining Billy for the comedy night – and you’ll definitely not want to miss it.

When: Friday 21 September – 6pm-9pm

Where: Bianco E Nero Function Suite

Price: £11.25



Disney on Ice – Dream Big

Disney On Ice presents Dream Big at intu Braehead. See all of your favourite Disney characters on an action-packed adventure full of high-flying jumps and breath-taking skating. Arrive early to join in a special 90th birthday celebration in honour of everyone’s favourite, Mickey Mouse, and an unforgettable day for all the family.

When: Friday 21 – Sunday 23 September & Wednesday 26 – Sunday 30 September

Where: Braehead Arena

Price: £20.60 – £36



The Experience

Start your engines, become a sci-fi superhero and dine at an award-winning café all under one roof at The Experience, Hillington. Feel the need for speed at Scotland’s first electric karting arena full of twists, turns and excitement. Then, arm yourself with a blaster and take on your friends and family in a game of laser tag. After all that, recharge your batteries at the Refuel Café with a range of tasty dishes.

When: Saturday 22 September – 9am-10pm & Sunday 23 September – 9am-8pm

Where: Montrose Avenue, Hillington

Price: Varied



September Fun Day

Join PACE Youth Theatre for a day of fantastic drama and arts activities, including costume design and a catwalk, prop making, drama games, a short film cinema experience, singing and a dance party. The PACE Youth Theatre September Fun Day is suitable for five to 10-year-olds.

When: Monday 24 September – 9am-3pm

Where: Spires Drama Studios School Wynd

Price: £16


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