Woodside Cemetery Talk Wednesday 21st April, 7.30pm

Woodside Cemetery Talk Wednesday 21st April, 7.30pm Book Now Join us online to explore Woodside Cemetery in Paisley. Opened in 1845 the cemetery is the last resting place for many Paisley buddies both rich and poor. The talk will look at the Cemetery’s origins, some of the peopl buried there and look at how to… Continue reading Woodside Cemetery Talk Wednesday 21st April, 7.30pm

Paisley Textile Heritage through Maps Friday 16th April 7.30pm

Paisley Textile Heritage through Maps Friday 16th April 7.30pm Book Now Join us online for an exploration of Paisly’s textile heritage using 19th century maps and images. From linen thread & weaving to silk & cotton along with associated industries we will cover it all. Essential information: Place – Zoom, cost £5.50 (spring offer), Zoom… Continue reading Paisley Textile Heritage through Maps Friday 16th April 7.30pm

Searching for your Ancestors Online Course 2021

Searching for your Ancestors Online Course 2021 Join us as we help you start researching your family history. No experience is required. Over the 12 weeks we will give you the knowledge to start woring on your family tree, the skills required to record the essential information & record where your sources come from. The… Continue reading Searching for your Ancestors Online Course 2021

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

Johnstone Heritage Walk 2017

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… Continue reading 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?

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

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’… Continue reading History Cafe 17 Feb 2021 7.30pm – Mansions of Renfrewshire

Virtual Heritage Walk – 13 Feb 2021 2pm – Kilmacolm

Knapps Homestead, Kilmacolm

Virtual Heritage Walk – 13 Feb 2021 2pm – Kilmacolm – CANCELLED 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. DUE TO UNFORESEEN… Continue reading Virtual Heritage Walk – 13 Feb 2021 2pm – Kilmacolm

History Talk 8 Feb 2021 7.30pm – Renfrewshire Weavers

Tannahills Cottage

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? Booking… Continue reading History Talk 8 Feb 2021 7.30pm – Renfrewshire Weavers

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

Oakshaw West

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