What’s on guide – 30 November

Thursday 29th November, 2018

The weekend is upon us yet again – and the festive fun is set to continue across Renfrewshire.

Johnstone’s Christmas Lights Switch-On takes place on Saturday where you can meet Santa and pals and enjoy lots of free, family fun in Houston Square.

Plus, with Paisley First’s WinterFest also in full swing, live football at the Simple Digital Arena and Small Business Saturday taking place, there’s plenty to suit everyone.

Find out more about what’s on this weekend with the Paisley.is team.

Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday takes place this weekend – celebrating small business success and encouraging consumers to shop local. The area is home to a host of creatives, designers, makers, artists and small businesses, showcasing a wonderful range of goods. Why not pop by one of these businesses and support them this Saturday? Find out more about businesses in the area with Renfrewshire Chamber of Commerce.

When: Saturday 1 December

Find out more here: http://www.renfrewshirechamber.com/


Johnstone Christmas Lights Switch-On

Houston Square will be transformed into a Christmas wonderland as Johnstone switches on its beautiful lights officially marking the start of the festive season. Meet Santa in his Grotto, say hello to his reindeer and enjoy entertainment from Pulse FM, a host of musical fun from local performers, including The Logans, Todi and the RockUs Community Choir, and much more.

When: Saturday 1 December

Where: Houston Square, Johnstone

Get all the event info here: https://paisley.is/featured_event/johnstone-christmas-lights-switch-on-2018/


St Mirren v Hamilton

St Mirren take on Hamilton in this Scottish Premiership encounter on Saturday afternoon. The Buddies come into this match on a high after last week’s 2-0 victory over Hearts and both sides will be desperate to take home the three points. It’s set to be another intriguing contest at the Simple Digital Arena on Saturday. Check the St Mirren club website for ticket availability.

When: Saturday 1 December – 3pm

Where: Simple Digital Arena

Price: Varied – see website for details

Check for ticket availability at the St Mirren website. (Link opens in a new browser window)


Paisley First WinterFest

Paisley First’s WinterFest is back this festive period with lots of fun for all the family. Enjoy the ice skating rink, a big wheel, a Christmas continental market and more. WinterFest also sees the return of the Nutcracker Trail with 15 Nutcracker Kings to be found around the town centre. Plus, you could win special prizes by completing the trail.

When: Now until Sunday 30 December 2018

Where: Paisley Town Centre

Find out more with Paisley First: http://www.paisleyfirst.com/2703-2/

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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.

Gary Chittick