Please note that events may be cancelled or postponed at short notice.

Paisley Book Festival

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For its inaugural year, Paisley Book Festival’s theme of Radical Voices and Rebel Stories celebrates the area’s rebellious history. A bold, exciting and vibrant festival is planned. Highlights include John Byrne, Caro Ramsay, Kirsty Wark, The Fun Lovin’ Crime Writers featuring Christopher Brookmyre and Val McDermid for more info.

The Lovers

Wynd Theatre 6 School Wynd, Paisley, PA1 2DBPaisley,

The Carrick Players next performance will be Lovers by Brian Friel. You will laugh and cry as we explore the varieties of love in two short complementary plays set in rural Ireland. Tickets available from 

St Machar’s Ranfurly Church Terrace Lunch

St Machar's Church Kilbarchan Road, Bridge of Weir, Renfrewshire

Open to all, come along for some nice food and a chat. Home made soup, rolls, sandwiches, tea/coffee and biscuit. Carers and tots welcome too, high chairs available. Little ones go free.

Eilidh Grant and Band

Carrick Centre, Houston Main Street, Houston, Renfrewshire

The Carrick Night Spring concerts continue! Eilidh is also one third of the Glasgow based, all Scottish folk girl band, The Celtic Quines, along with the fantastic tenor banjo and fiddle player Celine Donoghue and the wonderful flute and whistle player

Mother’s Day Walk

Finlaystone Country Estate Langbank, Renfrewshire

A gentle stroll through the forest with moderate slopes, followed by a cream tea in our garden's tearoom. Sturdy footwear and warm layers required.  

Acoustic Nights – River Inn

River Inn Houston Road, Houston, Renfrewshire

With local musicians Scowlin' Wolf with special guest Paisley singer/guitarist Jim Rough. If you are interested in playing contact Rab on 07415 119754 or at:

The Bridge Art Exhibition

Bridge (The), Bridge of Weir Main Street, Bridge of Weir, Renfrewshire

Exhibiting the work of Gary McIlkenny - featuring oil paintings with a mainly urban theme inspired by local scenes and his travels in France and the USA.

Fairtrade Chocolicous Morning

Houston Primary School Crosslee Road, Houston, Renfrewshire

Indulge yourself in our Fairtrade event. Extensive Fairtrade Hot Chocolate Menu, Chocolate cake and other chocolate goodies Willy Wonka would be jealous of what we have planned Come along and join us.

Free Early evening legal advice sessions

St Vincent's Hospice Midton Road, Howwood, Renfrewshire

Appointments are available to discuss Wills and Powers of Attorney from voluntary trusted local solicitors. This service gives an introduction to confidential professional advice and information to help you plan for your future without commitment or obligation, donations welcome to support the work of the Hospice. To book your appointment, Read more…

Howwood Curling Club – Come & Try Curling

Greenacres Curling Rink Greenacres Curling Rink, Bowfield Rd, Howwood, PA9 1DEHowwood,

No experience necessary. Everyone is welcome, whatever your age or ability, with a qualified coach to give you the tuition. Come along and meet our club members and get to play. All equipment provided. If you wish to attend please contact Lachie Carmichael: or 01294 823643. £6 per person.