Culture

Christmas traditions from home: Italy

Ever wondered about how different countries have different Christmas traditions? We have! And some of us have decided to share their personal traditions from …

Rabbie Burns’ engagement spot gets restoration go ahead

Lovers, Slave’s and poems – Preserving Rabbie Burns   The rumoured spot where famed poet and womaniser Rabbie Burns proposed to his lover Highland …

Paisley 2021 & Beyond

December 7th of last year didn’t quite go to plan for Paisley. After many long months of campaigning, concerts and other public events, the town narrowly …

Sally Magnusson discusses her successful debut novel- The Sealwoman’s Gift

Life is made up of collective experiences that shapes who we are and, in fact, stories are what we have to comfort us when we are down, to inspire us when we …

Sun set to rise on Ferguslie

  Ferguslie Park. An area thought to be rife with drugs, poverty, gangs and violence. Yet despite the recent SIMD reports that have declared Ferguslie …

Gonnae No Dae That – Mhairi Black Calls Out the Bigots

In 2015 Paisley and Renfrewshire south elected the youngest ever MP in the democratic history of the Houses of Parliament. At just 20 years old the young …

In memory of Dale Winton

The relationship we have with the people on our television screens is one that can be hard to illustrate. More often than not, we don’t know them, we never …

History is Being Sewn at The Paisley Thread Mill Museum as The Tapestry of Renfrewshire is well Underway

In the eyes of tapestry stitching coordinator, Paula Reynolds, the old county of Renfrewshire is a brightly coloured portrait of many historical firsts, …

Wool, Witches & World War 2

On the seventh of December 2017, Paisley lost its City of Culture bid to Coventry. Although this was disappointing to all involved in the campaign, it was not …

American music director launches new creativity project in Paisley

An American music and video director has embarked on his latest mission by bringing together Paisley’s culture and it’s musically talented young people …