Get ready for a bumper weekend of activities across Renfrewshire.
The first-ever Paisley Book Festival comes to a close on Saturday, so make sure you don’t miss some of the fantastic events taking place before the big finale.
Plus, with sports, family fun and adventure trails (weather permitting) there’s so much for everyone to enjoy over the next few days.
Take a look at what’s on with our handy guide – and make sure to keep a regular eye on the Paisley.is website for all the goings-on across Renfrewshire.
Glasgow Clan v Manchester Storm – Braehead Arena – Friday – 7:30pm
Glasgow Clan take on Manchester Storm at Braehead Arena tonight in one of the biggest games of the ice hockey season so far. The race for the EIHL playoffs is hotting up with four teams battling to make the final eight – and there’s only five points between Manchester in 7th and the Fife Flyers in 10th. Don’t miss this 7:30pm face-off. Tickets are available at the link below:
Alan Bissett presents…Chris McQueer – Callum’s Cavern – Friday – 9pm
Chris McQueer has become a sensation in Scottish literature, earning a reputation on the back of Hings – his debut book, now a BBC Scotland series – as the most surreal, funny and authentic of new voices. Given the success of its follow-up HWFG, catch him before he goes supernova. Catch him at Callum’s Cavern in Paisley tonight – ticket link below:
Paisley Book Walk with Jules Verne – Paisley Abbey – Various times
Travel through time with intrepid explorer Jules Verne and discover Paisley’s secret past. Explore the very start of the written word, all the way through to a mysterious, ghost-filled graveyard. This immersive experience will surprise and delight all ages. After booking via the link below, you will receive instructions and a tour map via email.
Spring Scavenger Hunt – RSPB Lochwinnoch – Sunday – 10am – 4pm
If the weather looks good on Sunday, why not head out and enjoy the stunning sights at RSPB Lochwinnoch – but with a difference! This weekend you can explore the reserve’s woodland trail and see how many items you can find on a fascinating scavenger hunt. Perfect for families, you can do it at your own pace and in your own time. Just pop into the visitor centre any time and the friendly staff will get you started.