Your weekend round up: 1 February 2019

Friday 1st February, 2019

Looking to make big plans for your weekend?

Whether you fancy singing along to some classic tunes at an award-winning show, a bit of cabaret and theatre, or getting active and trying a new sport, there’s plenty for you to enjoy in Renfrewshire.

Take a look at what’s on this weekend with the team – and follow the Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts to stay up to date with all the goings-on in Renfrewshire.


Paisley Opera: La Boheme

Puccini’s romantic masterpiece is brought to life in a spectacular production by Paisley’s own community opera company. Feel immersed in the performance as you follow the action around on foot, which makes for great fun. If you enjoyed Scottish Opera’s Pagliacci performance in Paisley last year, then you’ll definitely love Paisley Opera: La Boheme. Performances take place on February 1st (7pm), 3rd (3pm), 7th (7pm), 9th (3pm).

Where: USW Paisley Campus

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Give Curling a Whirl

Fancy taking up a new sport? Well head along to intu Braehead and give curling a whirl by booking a session on the specialist ice rink! Sessions last 90 minutes and each ticket includes an introduction to curling, warm up and a game – all you need are warm clothes and a clean pair of trainers. Suitable for ages 8 and over – book your session here for £10.

When: Now until 30 March

Where: intu Braehead Curling Rink

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Acoustic Eagles / Beatles

What’s better than one award-winning Edinburgh Fringe show? Two award-winning Edinburgh Fringe shows in one two-hour concert! Don’t miss Acoustic Eagles and Acoustic Beatles at Paisley Arts Centre, taking you on a trip down memory lane with stripped back versions both band’s classic songs. From Hotel California to Yesterday, you’ll be blown away by the vocal harmonies and creative interpretations of each band’s signature sound.

When: Friday 1 February, 7:30pm

Where – Paisley Arts Centre

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Jock Tamson’s Bairns

Don’t miss this immersive show as part of LGBT History Month 2019. Presented by Civil Disobedience, Jock Tamson’s Bairns explores the universal issues of equality and belonging. This semi-improvised 90-minute show mixes the elements of stand up, storytelling, cabaret, drag and theatre with a variety of guest performances and audience interaction.

When: Saturday 2 February – 7:30pm

Where: Paisley Arts Centre

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