Your weekend round up: 12 April 2019

Thursday 11th April, 2019

It’s the last week of the Easter school holidays – but don’t be sad, there’s plenty still to enjoy around Renfrewshire this weekend.

Join the team to take a look at the some of the great ways to spend the weekend, from Easter activities to live entertainment and more!


Paisley First Trails 

Don’t miss the chance to take part in two family-friendly fun trails in Paisley town centre this Easter. The Cuckoo in the Nest Trail, which sees “out of place” items hidden in businesses while the Recycled Sculpture Trail lets you find seven animal sculptures located throughout the town. The animals, including a Paisley Panda and a unicorn, were created by local artist Kevin Cantwell and are all made from recycled materials, carefully produced into stunning works of art. Plus, there’s a Golden Ticket Competition with three chances to win £250 of gift vouchers. Find out more by clicking the link below.

When: Now until Monday 22nd April

Where: Paisley Town Centre

More info can be found here:


A Ladder to the Stars

Told through a magical mix of puppetry, music, light and imagination, A Ladder to the Stars is a heartfelt and humorous story of what can happen when the universe hears your dreams. This show is part of Puppet Animation Festival and is perfect for younger years. Click the link below for ticket availability.

When: Friday 12 April – 1:30pm

Where: Paisley Arts Centre

More info can be found here:


Paisley Comic Con

Calling all fans of comic books and superheroes – Paisley Comic Con makes its much-anticipated return on Saturday! Enjoy a whole day dedicated to exploring and discovering new and exciting comic creations. The event also showcases a range of local Scottish creative talent and over 50 tables of comics, books, toys and collectibles, video games, tabletop games, Cosplay, creative activities, story telling and more. There’s lots of family fun lined up, so make sure you and your little heroes don’t miss out on the fun.

When: Saturday 13 April

Where: Lagoon Leisure Centre, Paisley

More info can be found here:


The Polis – A Tribute to The Police

The Polis are Scotland’s number one Police tribute act, “some may say…”. One for the more grown-ups – head along to The Bungalow to see an energetic and dynamic live set with some of The Police’s best-loved songs, from Roxanne and Walking on the Moon to the classic Every Breath You Take. Hardcore fans can also enjoy a few B-sides, classic album tracks and live arrangements. A host of 70s and 80s hits will follow with Strictly Vinyl in control of the decks after the gig.

When: Saturday 13 April

Where: The Bungalow, Paisley

More details and ticket info here:

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