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
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!
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
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
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.
Our heritage walks for the remainder of 2018 are now available. They will added to our online booking system shortly.
We are currently carrying out a revamp of our website. Everything is currently working, and there are few tweaks to carryout over the next few days. We will also be adding our privacy notice. We will never pass on any personal information to a third party, and will only use the information given to reply… More Revamp to the website
Our fourth History Cafe will be on History Cafe Tuesday 20th March at 10am in Blend, Paisley. Our last session on the 6th March was limited by the snow, but we hope to see a good turn out for this session. No topic has been set – This time we will chat about anything Historical or… More History Cafe Tuesday 20th March 10am – Blend, Paisley
Join us on Sat 17th March for our second Heritage Walk of the year. Paisley’s West End is an area not traditionally recognised as of being of great historical importance, but boasting of its own Cross, poets, big houses and more the history of the area stretches back to the medieval era. See https://www.theurbanhistorian.co.uk/product/uh2018-hw2-paisleys-west-end/ for… More Saturday 17th March 12 noon – Paisley’s West End Heritage Walk
Our next History Cafe in Blend will be on the 27th February between 10 and 11am. The Topic this time will be Paisley’s Textile Heritage. We will be looking at Maps, and a lot of the different textile industries that were in Paisley in the mid 19th Century.