Virtual Heritage Walk: Johnstone – 27 Feb 2021 – 2pm

Virtual Heritage Walk: Johnstone – 27 Feb 2021 – 2pm Code: UH-HW03 Johnstone a planned village of the 18th Century gew from an older small settle know as the Bridge of Johnstone. This heritage walk will explore the different industries that developed in the town curing the 19th Century. The early induistries of the town… More Virtual Heritage Walk: Johnstone – 27 Feb 2021 – 2pm

Talk: Clarks & Coats: An introduction to the textile families – 22 Feb 7.30pm

The Clark & Coats families both establised thread mills in Paisley during the early years of the 19th Century, but what do we know of their origins? … More Talk: Clarks & Coats: An introduction to the textile families – 22 Feb 7.30pm

Virtual Heritage Walk: The Threads of Paisley – 18 Feb 2021 – 7.30pm

The Threads of Paisleyof a new heritage walk exploring the different textile industries of Paisley, along with other associated industries… More Virtual Heritage Walk: The Threads of Paisley – 18 Feb 2021 – 7.30pm

History Cafe 17 Feb 2021 7.30pm – Mansions of Renfrewshire

History Cafe 17 Feb 2021 7.30pm – Mansions of Renfrewshire Code: UH-HC003 Renfrewshire has a vast heritage when it comes to the castles & mansions of the old County. From tower houses of the 16th Century through to 19th Century mansions built for merchants we have it all. Using Philip Ramsey’s volume ‘Views in Renfrewshire’… More History Cafe 17 Feb 2021 7.30pm – Mansions of Renfrewshire

Virtual Heritage Walk – 13 Feb 2021 2pm – Kilmacolm

Virtual Heritage Walk – 13 Feb 2021 2pm – Kilmacolm Code: UH-HW26 Our Kilmacolm Virtual Heritage Walk will explore prehistory of the local area and the early development of the village. We will look at sitres such as Knapps Homestead, Ducahl Motte, Duchal Castle and other features of the landscape. Book now via the PayPal… More Virtual Heritage Walk – 13 Feb 2021 2pm – Kilmacolm

History Talk 8 Feb 2021 7.30pm – Renfrewshire Weavers

History Talk 8 Feb 2021 7.30pm – Renfrewshire Weavers Code: UH-HT12 From pure weaving to weaving poets, this talk will explore the life of the humble Renfrewshire weaver during the late 17th Century through to the early 1800’s. Who were they? Where did they live? What were their lives like? How educated were they? Book… More History Talk 8 Feb 2021 7.30pm – Renfrewshire Weavers

The Churches of Paisley – Virtual Heritage Walk – 4 Feb 2021 – 7.30pm

The Churches of Paisley – Virtual Heritage Walk – 4 Feb 2021 – 7.30pm This new heritage walk to be delivered online due to current circumstances will explore the rise and demise of churches of Paisley. From the 12th Century Abbey to the modern churches of the 20th Century we will look at why there… More The Churches of Paisley – Virtual Heritage Walk – 4 Feb 2021 – 7.30pm

History Cafe – Witches of Renfrewshire 3rd February 2pm

History Cafe – Witches of Renfrewshire 3rd February 2pm In 1629 Renfrewsire witnessed it’s first case of witch allegations, that were to peak in the late 17th Century with the Bargarran Witch Hunt. This short one hour history cafe session will look at some of the allegations from 1629 to 1650 looking at cases all… More History Cafe – Witches of Renfrewshire 3rd February 2pm

February Update & Events

As restrictions have been extended until mid-February, we have extended our online activities and our online programme for February will be advertised fully as the week goes on… More February Update & Events

Genealogy Linen Research Voucher 2021

Genealogy Linen Research Voucher 2021 Are you looking for a present for a relation who is interested in their family history? Our Linen Genealogy Research Package takes the form of a study of one side of a family tree – this could be the mother or fathers side. Whatever side of the family that is… More Genealogy Linen Research Voucher 2021