Your weekend round up: 15 March 2019

Friday 15th March, 2019

There’s a packed weekend of brilliant things to do in Renfrewshire – and we’re here to give you a guide to what’s on.

From great music festivals showcasing some of Scotland’s top talent to arts and crafts fairs – plus the World Scone Making Championships – there’s plenty for everyone to enjoy over the next few days.


Lochwinnoch Arts Festival

There’s a little bit of everything at this ‘friendly festival’ in one of Renfrewshire’s most culturally-vibrant villages. Taking place from 8 – 24 March 2019, this festival goes from strength to strength (it’s now in its 18th year) and the organisers have another packed programme of music, comedy, poetry, dance, workshops and more for you to enjoy. You can get all the details on the festival website (link below).

When: Now – 24 March 2019

Where: Various venues, Lochwinnoch

More info can be found here:


SAMAs Paisley Takeover

The Scottish Alternative Music Awards are returning for a ‘Paisley Takeover’ this weekend with a fantastic line-up across two days of music. The takeover will showcase some of Scotland’s most talented musical acts with live performances, music business seminars and workshops. This year’s headliners are Mercury Prize nominee C Duncan and 2015 Scottish Album of the Year Award winner Kathryn Joseph, who will both take to the stage at Paisley Arts Centre; with garage-rock outfit Sweaty Palms headlining the town’s relaunched live music venue, The Bungalow. See the full line-up of events and ticket info by clicking the link below.

When: Friday 15 and Saturday 16 March

Where: Various venues

More info can be found here:


Spring Arts and Crafts Fair

Head along to Johnstone Town Hall for a Spring Arts & Crafts Fair on Saturday 16 March. Visitors can enjoy a range of arts and crafts stalls with a variety of unique, handmade gifts and treats. The free event runs from 11am to 4pm – find out more information by clicking the link below.

When: Saturday 16 March

Where: Johnstone Town Hall

More info can be found here:


World Scone Making Championships

Have you got the baking skills to be named top Scone-noisseur? Why not enter this tasty competition to find the most perfectly-baked scone. To find out more please email for details.

When: Sunday 17th March

Where: The Cakery No.5, Main Street, Lochwinnoch

More details here:

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