Things to do this weekend in Renfrewshire: 20 September 2019

Friday 20th September, 2019

Happy Friday everyone!

Join us as our What’s On guide takes a look at some of the exciting things to do across Renfrewshire this weekend – as well as upcoming events in the area.

Scroll down to find out more – plus, remember to stay up to date with events in Renfrewshire all year round with the team.

Disney on Ice – intu Braehead Arena – now until 29 September

Meet over 50 of your favourite characters, including Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy and princesses such as Jasmine, Cinderella, Ariel, and Snow White as Disney on Ice returns to intu Braehead Arena to celebrate 100 years of magic. It also wouldn’t be Disney on Ice without Frozen’s Anna, Elsa and the hilarious snowman Olaf! Sing-along to over 30 unforgettable songs including favourites like Let It Go, You’ve Got a Friend in Me and Hakuna Matata. Relive your favourite Disney memories and make new ones at this skating spectacular.


WhirlyGig – Foxbar Community Centre – Saturday – 2pm

A madcap musical adventure for families! WhirlyGig is 4 brave musicians, 30 instruments, and countless musical puzzles to solve. Join them for an extraordinary theatrical experience where music will happen in ways you have never seen before. Musical maverick Daniel Padden comes together with award-winning Red Bridge Arts and Catherine Wheels to celebrate the thrills and spills of making music at Foxbar Community Centre.


ABBA A-Rival – The Bungalow – Saturday – 7:30pm

Calling all ABBA fans! Don’t miss one of the most glamorous tributes around as they take over Paisley’s Bungalow for a mass singalong this weekend. ABBA A-Rival have toured all over the world with a team of West End standard singers and musicians, including founder member and band leader Leona Marie who has had 3 top 40 hits. Head along for a brilliant night of ABBA and 70s music – and whilst dressing up is not mandatory, it is highly encouraged.



Calling all community groups… Spree Our Guest – 11 – 19 October

Involved in a Renfrewshire community group? Fancy coming along to some of the shows at this year’s Spree festival? Then be our guest! Festival organisers have teamed up with Engage Renfrewshire to offer a limited number of free tickets to local groups for this year’s festival, between 11 and 19 October. We want as many people as possible to experience this exciting cultural event, especially those who may otherwise struggle to attend. To apply for tickets, just get in touch to tell us – in your own words – how your group would benefit from the experience. Please email with a short description of what your group does, why you would benefit from the experience, how many tickets are requested and for which event by Friday 27 September 2019.