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:


29 January 2015 - A Buddy Good Laugh
Scotland’s Number 1 comedy club Dead Sheep Comedy returns to Paisley for a brand new season of laughs in 2015.
29 January 2015 - Camcorder Class
Get involved with Renfrewshire's only movie making club for older people.
29 January 2015 - Winter Viewing Nights at Coats Observatory
See the moon, planets and other astronomical wonders as never before through the powerful telescopes at Coats Observatory
31 January 2015 - Paisley Farmers' Market
Pick up some delicious freshly-grown produce or some of the finest baking and confectionery.
03 February 2015 - The Polar Bears Go Wild
Brave explorers wanted to join two friendly (but slightly naughty) Polar Bears on the adventure of a lifetime. A perfect treat for young audiences aged 0-5.
04 February 2015 - Playdays at the Museum
Free, creative sessions for children aged 6 months to 5 years.
04 February 2015 - Tea Dances
Enjoy an afternoon of dancing with John Findlay on the keyboard.
05 February 2015 - Paisley Natural History Society Talks
These free monthly talks provide an interesting insight into various natural history topics.
07 February 2015 - Romeo and Juliet
Ballet West proudly presents Shakespeare's play to an emotional Prokofiev score.
11 February 2015 - Lunchtime Talks
A series of 45 minute lectures taking place every Wednesday afternoon at Paisley Museum.
12 February 2015 - Baby Disco
A morning of dancing and fun for little ones.
12 February 2015 - The Pine Tree, Poggle and Me
A funny, sensory dance theatre piece for ages 0-3, with live music, clapping rhythms and bubble popping throughout!
21 February 2015 - Saturday Art Class and Creative Art Classes
Art Classes for children
27 February 2015 - Michael McGoldrick, John McCusker and John Doyle
A current member of Capercaillie, a former member of Battlefield Band and a founding member of internationally acclaimed Irish group Solas, join forces to perform at Paisley Arts Centre.
28 February 2015 - I Need A Dodge (15)
Documentary about Joe Strummer's adventures in Spain after he left The Clash.
28 February 2015 - The Bells of St Marys (U)
The Oscar-winning sequel to Going My Way is a true winter heartwarmer starring Ingrid Bergman and Bing Crosby.
01 March 2015 - Magical Mozart by Candlelight
An evening of Mozart's classical music and song.
04 March 2015 - Long Live The Little Knife
A dynamic, absurd and uplifting theatre piece about forgery, castration and blind drunkenness.
07 March 2015 - Pinocchio (U)
This 1940 Disney classic follows inventor Gepetto, as he creates a wooden puppet called Pinocchio.
09 March 2015 - Whatever The Weather
M6 Theatre’s imaginative new production for ages 3+ is set in the charming world of a traditional Alpine Weather House.
14 March 2015 - There Were Two Brothers
A funny, very personal exploration of fraternal relationships.
17 March 2015 - Frame by Frame
A regular film event for local filmmakers and enthusiasts.
21 March 2015 - Tommy Smith and Brian Kellock
Two of Scotland’s greatest jazz artists, saxophonist Tommy Smith and pianist Brian Kellock team up to bring you a beautiful and imaginative live performance.
29 March 2015 - Butterfly Kiss
An old man, visiting a seaside museum, is transported back to 1960, where he is 16 years old, holidaying on the west coast of Scotland. Brand new theatre from veteran actor, playwright and musician, Dave Anderson (City Lights, Gregory's Girl)
31 March 2015 - Triple Bill
A fresh, new inclusive dance ensemble creating inspirational and challenging dance!
07 April 2015 - Makers at Paisley Museum
Drop in activities for kids aged 5 and up.
08 April 2015 - Little Princess Goldtree
This Scottish version of Snow White is told with hand carved puppets, striking shadown silhouettes and traditional storytelling, accompanied by an original soundtrack.
11 April 2015 - Last Dream (On Earth)
A play about hope, dreams and beauty – and of sheer humanity. Last Dream (on Earth) interweaves a driving music score with accounts from those who risk their lives for a distant dream.
14 April 2015 - 3 Pigs
The Three Little Pigs, Susannah the Fanciful Sow and The Old Woman and her Pig are all brought to life with the amazing ingenuity and formidable storytelling skills of Rod Burnett. Part of the Puppet Animation Festival.
15 April 2015 - Foster and Allen
Having spent nearly 40 years in the music business, and with 30 albums, Foster and Allen are embarking on a brand new tour in 2015.
16 April 2015 - Celeste's Circus
Come join the circus! A first trip for wee ones aged 0-5 to experience and enjoy the magic of the big top in this delightful puppet tale.
18 April 2015 - The Secret of Kells (PG)
Adventure, action and danger await 12 year old Brendan who must fight bloodthirsty Vikings and a cunning serpent god to find a crystal and complete the legendary Book of Kells in this 2010 Oscar-nominated film.
21 April 2015 - And The Beat Goes On
A brand new play about sequins, survival and Sonny and Cher.
28 April 2015 - The Straw Chair
An internationally acclaimed play about a young bride in the 18th century, who arrives on the remote island of St Kilda with her minister husband.
02 May 2015 - Normal Madness
Based on a true story, this solo show is a frank, funny and deeply touching tale of a girl and her schizophrenic mother.
07 May 2015 - Whiteout
Six dancers move from digital projection to live performance, producing a visually exciting, dynamic dance theatre piece.
09 May 2015 - Loretta Reid
Loretta returns to Paisley with another fabulous show, featuring a new line up of very talented Scottish musicians who will perform songs from Swing, Jazz, Blues and Pop
10 May 2015 - Pirates and Princesses
Anya, Gary & Kevin (formerly of the Singing Kettle) present a brand new, FUNBOX adventure!
16 May 2015 - Des Clarke
Des Clarke is taking his warm, offbeat brand of humour on the road with a full-length version of his hit 2014 Edinburgh Fringe Show.
16 May 2015 - Museums at Night
Once again, Paisley Museum will be taking part in Museums at Night, the nationwide festival of after-hours events in museums, galleries and heritage sites.
23 May 2015 - Breabach
Ever since launching their career as winners of an Open Stage Award at Celtic Connection 2005, Breabach’s star has been steeply on the rise, an ascent that continues with the release of their fourth album Ùrlar.
10 June 2015 - Emily Smith
Multi award winning singer Emily Smith is a leading figure of the Scottish folk scene. Her UK spring tour sees Emily showcase songs from her highly acclaimed 2014 album Echoes.
21 June 2015 - The Kilkennys
The Kilkennys are four young balladeers, who have been credited with keeping Irish folk music alive thanks to their incredible musicianship and boundless energy.
23 June 2015 - Shadow Boxing
A story of a boxer who faces his toughest opponents yet; his personal demons.
26 June 2015 - MZA Sneaky Fringe Previews
Two nights of all-star Edinburgh Fringe previews featuring Daniel Sloss, Kai Humphries and a few special guests!