It’s time to sort out your plans for the weekend.
There are loads of great events and activities taking place across Renfrewshire this weekend – and with the school holidays imminent, there’s plenty of summer-themed fun about to start to keep the kids entertained.
Take a look at some of the great things taking place this weekend with our guide below.
LEGO Bricks in Space – Paisley Town Centre – Saturday 29 June – Tuesday 13 August
Get ready for an out of this world trail around Paisley town centre this summer! Brought to you by Paisley First, find seventeen fantastic LEGO Brick models spread throughout town centre businesses as well as an interactive play zone and a selfie zone. The town centre will be divided up into different galaxies with special hidden items which will orbit different businesses within each galaxy on a weekly basis. Armed with your space passport, your mission will be to travel through the four galaxies to find all the Space models, with stickers, activity sheets and goodies to collect as families make their way around the town. Collect your Space Passport from shops throughout Paisley plus both the Piazza Shopping Centre and The Paisley Centre. Find out more about the trail by clicking the link below.
When: Saturday 29 July – Tuesday 13 August
intu Braehead Roller Rink – Saturday 29 June – Sunday 11 August
Have a wheelie good time at intu Braehead this summer. The venue’s curling rink is being transformed into a roller rink for the summer holidays. Suitable for beginners or roller skating pros, enjoy the biggest tracks under a giant disco ball at this fun event that everyone can enjoy. Whether it’s a Roller disco date, fun day out or for practicing your skating skills, the Roller Rink is the perfect summertime activity for all the family. Suitable for children aged five and up, the skating sessions run in two-hour slots from 11am to 6pm each day. Please note the rink is not suitable for under 5’s and under 12’s must be accompanied by an adult. Find out more by clicking the link below.
Where: intu Braehead, Renfrew
Paisley YMCA Presents Synaesthesia – Paisley Arts Centre – Saturday – 1pm -4pm
Paisley YMCA will take over the Paisley Art Centre and remake it into a virtual reality, 3D playground – and you’re invited! Relax on oversized beanbags as you listen to the siren song of living plant life. Touch the walls and see how they react. Listen to code-based music mixed with live DJ performances and spectacular visual projections. Plus, take part in a DIY digital music making and art workshop from the award-winning makerspace. Enchant your senses with ground-breaking use of technology that will alter the way that you think about digital arts and culture. Don’t miss this free event!
When: Saturday 29 June – 1pm – 4pm
Where: Paisley Arts Centre
More info can be found here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/synesthesia-tickets-63409201629#tickets
Sma’ Shot Day reminder! Saturday 6 July
And finally, just a reminder that Paisley’s annual Sma’ Shot Celebrations take place next weekend – on Saturday 6 July. This year, Sma’ Shot Day will return to its roots, quite literally, by moving to the streets around the historic Sma’ Shot Cottages in Paisley’s town centre; with Shuttle Street, New Street, Witherspoon Street and Brown’s Lane all set to come alive with music, theatre, poetry, crafts and lots of family friendly activities. Plus, don’t miss the colourful parade, the Burning of the Cork and much more! Find out all the times and info you need for next Saturday’s big event by clicking the link below.