Thinking of staging an event? Not sure how to go about it? Speak to us!

Renfrewshire has a growing reputation as one of the best places in Scotland for events - so why don't you get in on the fun and stage an event of your own?

We can advise you on how to apply for funding to help with the cost of staging your event. We can also help you to promote your event - everything from highlighting it in the events section of this website to helping you with promotional printed materials. 

To get you started, you might want to download and fill out our event toolkit which is packed full of guidance:

Event toolkit (Microsoft Word)

Contact us

Get in touch with the Events Team and tell us about your event:


19 September 2014 - Scottish Diaspora Tapestry
Tapestry documenting the impact Scots have had across the world - in town for two weeks only
Saturday Art Classes
20 September 2014 - Saturday Art Class
Art Classes for 7-11 years
Kris Drever and Eamonn Coyne
21 September 2014 - Kris Drever and Eamonn Coyne
These two highly gifted musicians produce a unique take on traditional music.
Club Animate
24 September 2014 - Club Animate
Create the next Wallace and Gromit with this animation class!
24 September 2014 - Lunchtime Talks
A weekly line-up of free mini-lectures at Paisley Museum
25 September 2014 - A Buddy Good Laugh
Our regular stand up comedy night continues with headliner Gary Little, plus support from Danny Deegan and Julia Sutherland.
25 September 2014 - Camcorder Classes
Get involved with Renfrewshire’s only movie making club for older people.
25 September 2014 - Playdays@The Museum
Fun, interactive sessions for pre-school children aged 6 month- 4 years old & parent/ carer.
Fresh vegetables
27 September 2014 - Paisley Farmers' Market
Pick up some delicious freshly-grown produce or some of the finest baking and confectionery.
25 Year Anniversary
30 September 2014 - Falcon Day Centre’s 25th Anniversary Celebrations
Falcon Day Centre has a packed programme of events and fundraising activities to mark this special occasion.
Status Anxiety
01 October 2014 - Status Anxiety and Thinking In the First Person
Cultured Mongrel present a double bill of hip hop theatre inspired by social media.
02 October 2014 - Paisley Natural Society History Talks
These free monthly talks provide an interesting insight into various natural history topics.
03 October 2014 - Chatroom
A funny, compelling and uplifting play which tackles teenage issues head on.
03 October 2014 - St Vincent's Hospice Fundraising Events 2014
St Vincent's Hospice has a packed programme of fundraising events throughout the year.
Renfrew Town Hall clock tower
04 October 2014 - Somerled and the Battle of Renfrew
Renfrewshire Local  History Forum is celebrating a a turning point in Scottish history – the Stewarts’ takeover of the Firth of Clyde
Lulo Reinhardt
05 October 2014 - Lulo Reinhardt
A unique voice in jazz music, Lulo's Latin-Swing jazz project combines pure gypsy swing with flamenco, tango and bossa nova.
07 October 2014 - Frame by Frame
Do you have a film and would like to see it screened? Or would like to see some locally produced short films? Then Frame by Frame is the place to be.
Book Club
09 October 2014 - Renfrewshire Book Club
Renfrewshire Community Health Partnership and Renfrewshire Council host the Renfrewshire Book Club and look at interesting books that tackle stigma.
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10 October 2014 - Accord Hospice Annual Art Exhibition
A free-to-enter art exhibition featuring 100 original artworks from local artists.
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10 October 2014 - The Spree 2014
Paisley's national festival of arts is back for 2014 - with a bill packed full of top-notch music, comedy and more.
Withered Hand
10 October 2014 - Withered Hand
The highly acclaimed musician Withered Hand, plays tracks from his latest album. Includes support from WCS Paisley Music graduates
Daniel Sloss
11 October 2014 - Daniel Sloss - Really?!
Not to be missed - a comedy show by one of the UK's best stand up comedians
Emily Brown and The Thing
12 October 2014 - Emily Brown and The Thing
A magical musical show for ages 3+, based on the story by Cressida Cowell (author of How to Train Your Dragon).
God Help The Girl
12 October 2014 - God HelpThe Girl (U)
Set in Glasgow, the film is about a girl named Eve who is in hospital dealing with some emotional problems and starts writing songs as a way of getting better
13 October 2014 - The LEGO Movie (U)
An ordinary guy called Emmet and his friends fight to defeat an evil tyrant who is set on destroying the the universe by gluing it together.
My LIfe As Told By The Smiths
14 October 2014 - Half a Person: My Life As Told By The Smiths
An emotionally charged, coming-of-age story, blending wry comedy and the music of a beloved cult band, sung live.
Rab Noakes
15 October 2014 - Rab Noakes - Up Close
Following a sell-out concert at Celtic Connections, and a hugely succesful set during the Bring It All Home concert at Paisley Town Hall in April, Rab returns to Paisley with an entirely different set, just voice and guitar.
Russell Kane
15 October 2014 - Russell Kane - Smallness
A multi-talented writer and performer who has firmly established himself as one of the best comics in the UK today.
Buddy Good Laugh
16 October 2014 - A Buddy Good Laugh
Our regular stand up comedy nights continue with headliner Jo Caulfield plus support.
Karine Polwart
20 October 2014 - Karine Polwart
With glowing reviews from her 2012 album, Traces, Karine will perform a solo set of songs from the album and some live favourites.
Lorna Reid
22 October 2014 - Lorna Reid
Lorna and her award-winning musicians share a laidback and swinging evening of classic bluesy-jazz and originals
Drawer Boy
26 October 2014 - The Drawer Boy
A beautifully written tale set in Canada in 1972. A young actor, Miles, moves into a farm with two middle-aged farmers. Miles soon finds himself embroiled in their complex and intricate personal histories.
28 October 2014 - Smokies
A tasty tale of two lonely old spinsters who make a living catching and smoking fish on a remote shore.
30 October 2014 - Cut
A dance theatre spectacle, taking audiences on a murder mystery tour throughout Paisley Town Hall. Not for the faint hearted.
Song Noir
31 October 2014 - Song Noir
Critically acclaimed Scottish electronic duo Pumajaw, present a new mutlimedia show featuring classic songs from Twin Peaks, Kill Bill and Play Misty for Me
Fireworks over Paisley Abbey
01 November 2014 - Annual Fireworks Spectacular
Renfrewshire's annual fireworks spectacular is back - and this year we have a Hallowe'en theme
Dance Derby
04 November 2014 - Dance Derby
A powerful and hugely energetic dance theatre production depicting the dance marathons of 1930s America. In association with Scottish Opera.
Paisley Xmas Lights crowd
15 November 2014 - Paisley Christmas Lights Switch-on
Always a big festive family favourite - big-name live entertainment before the big switch-on.
Fireworks over Renfrew Town Hall
22 November 2014 - Renfrew Xmas Lights Switch-on
Expect fireworks, fun and festivities as Renfrew celebrates the build-up to Christmas
St James Orchestra Jubilee Concert
22 November 2014 - St James’ Orchestra Jubilee Concert
Paisley’s amateur orchestra will mark their first 50 years with a special concert in Paisley Town Hall on Saturday 22 November.
Buddy Good Laugh
27 November 2014 - A Buddy Good Laugh
Our regular stand up comedy night continues with headliner Joe Heenan plus support
28 November 2014 - Macfloyd
Scotland’s leading tribute to Pink Floyd return to Paisley with a new show that looks back at the 30 year career of one of the world’s best loved rock bands.
Switching on Johnstone Christmas Lights
29 November 2014 - Johnstone Xmas Lights Switch-on
Johnstone's chance to shine in the festive spotlight - always a family favourite
Thank You For The Music
12 December 2014 - Thank You For The Music
An all new sequin-spangled spectacular with all of Abba's hits including Dancing Queen, Waterloo and much much more!