Two new talks announced

To complete our October series of talks, we invite you to come along to hear more about witchcraft in Scotland.   On the 22nd October we will be looking at early witchcraft in Scotland, while on the 29th of October we will be looking at Renfrewshire cases from 1600 – 1650.  See our Short Courses page… More Two new talks announced

More seats released for Bargarran Witchhunt 1696 Talk

We have just released a further 5 tickets for next Monday nights talk on the Bargarran witchhunt of 1697.  The initial 15 seats sold out fairly fast so please book quickly if you want to come along!  

New Online courses

We have just launched our new online courses website.   Later this year we will launch our first online courses on the history of Paisley and Renfrewshire, allowing the Paisley and Renfrewshire Diaspora world wide to learn more about their homeland. For now we have put a very short, free sample course online – Paisley: An… More New Online courses

Paisley People Heritage Walk

Tannahills Statue d UH2018 HWsept23 –Paisley People 23 Sept 1.30pm      

History Cafes restart 2nd October 2018

Fast on the heels of our new heritage talks starting on the 1st of October – our History Cafe sessions restart on Tuesday 2nd of October at 10am in Blend Coffee Lounge on Causeyside Street. We will then meet on the first Tuesday of each month at 10 in Blend. See /history-cafe for full details.

Short Courses

New for October 2018 – we are relaunching our short courses and talks. On a Monday night between 7 and 9pm you can join us on a regular basis in Paisley Thread Mill Museum where you can learn about Paisley and Renfrewshire’s amazing history and heritage. Our initial talks on the 1st and 7th of… More Short Courses

The Monastery of Paisley

The Monastery of PaisleyHeritage Walk Our next heritage walk will be on Sunday 26th August at 1.30pm. We will be exploring the landscape of the 16th Century monastery of Paisley. Full details can be found at https://www.theurbanhistorian.co.uk/events/the-monastery-of-paisley/ 

The “Newshot”, Fleming & Ferguson, Paisley 1943

Today if you mention Paisley ship building to residents or visitors they are very surprised.  Paisley’s ship building heritage has a long history, from building canal boats at Saucel, to numerous ship yards on the White Cart. Fleming & Ferguson has its origins in 1885 when William Y Fleming bought over the Phoenix shipyard of… More The “Newshot”, Fleming & Ferguson, Paisley 1943

New for the summer of 2018

Tuesday Heritage Walks June to Sept 2018 Explore Paisley’s history through two heritage walks held alternatively on a Tuesday morning or afternoon.   From mid-June to the end of August walks will begin at either 10.30am or 1.30pm from the front of Paisley Abbey on Abbey Close. 

Heritage Walks July to December 2018

Our heritage walks for the remainder of 2018 are now available.  They will added to our online booking system shortly.