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

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

History Cafe – Witches of Renfrewshire 3rd February 7.30pm

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… Continue reading History Cafe – Witches of Renfrewshire 3rd February 7.30pm

February Update & Events

Paisley Coat of Arms

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

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Genealogy Linen Research Voucher 2021

Genealogy voucher-linen 2021 SAMPLE

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… Continue reading Genealogy Linen Research Voucher 2021

2021 Heritage Walk & Talk Vouchers

UH Walk & Talk Voucher 2021 Sample

2021 Heritage Walk & Talk Vouchers Our vouchers for walks and talks during 2021 are now available The vouchers all access to all virtual and real life heritage walks and history talks to a value of £7. History Cafe Sessions are not covered by the vouchers. Vouchers are £7 each – Special Offer is 5… Continue reading 2021 Heritage Walk & Talk Vouchers

Lockdown January

Forbes Place

Lockdown January For the remainder of January all of our Saturday Virtual Walks are now £5 Saturday 16th January we have ‘The Threads of Paisley‘ 3pm on Zoom Saturday 23rd January we have ‘Fergulsie Mills‘ 3pm on Zoom. See Heritage Walks for full details.

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January Update – 4th Jan 4.15pm

Paisley 2nd Jan 2021

January Update – 4th Jan 4.15pm Following the announcement today that Scotland will return to a full lockdown from midnight on the 4th January, I have decided to maintain the series of Walking Tours as Virtual Walking Tours until at least mid February. Hopefully the situation will resolve itself and real heritage walks can begin… Continue reading January Update – 4th Jan 4.15pm

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Virtual Heritage Walk: Ferguslie Mills – Sat 23 Jan 3pm

Early Ferguslie Mills

Virtual Heritage Walk: Ferguslie Mills – Sat 23 Jan 3pm Special Offer – for January: All Virtual walks now £5 UH Code: HW11 Following on from our look at Paisley’s textile industry on the 16th January, This virtual walk will look at the rise of the Fergulsie Mills in the west of the town. Dating… Continue reading Virtual Heritage Walk: Ferguslie Mills – Sat 23 Jan 3pm

Virtual Heritage Walk: The Threads of Paisley – Sat 16th Jan 3pm

Blackhall Silk Mill

Virtual Heritage Walk: The Threads of Paisley – Sat 16th Jan 3pm Special Offer – for January: All Virtual walks now £5 UH Code: HW13 Linen, Silk, Cotton – Weaving, Thread, Bleaching, Dying. All industries that make up Paisley’s Textile Heritage. This virtual walk will explorre the origns of Linen Thread manufacting in Scotland then… Continue reading Virtual Heritage Walk: The Threads of Paisley – Sat 16th Jan 3pm

Virtual Heritage Walk: Hiden Paisley – Sat 9th Jan 3pm

Virtual Heritage Walk: Hiden Paisley – Sat 9th Jan 3pm Join us at 3pm on Zoom as we explore Paisley – Investigating what lies beneath our feet as we walk around Paisley. Since the late 1800’s there have been many street alterations such as street re-alignments & widening. This walk will explore some of the… Continue reading Virtual Heritage Walk: Hiden Paisley – Sat 9th Jan 3pm