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

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

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

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

New Years Virtual Heritage Walk – 2nd Jan, 3pm

New Years Virtual Heritage Walk Paisley: Now & Then 2nd Jan, 3pm Join us for a socially distanced, virtual heritage walk through Paisley from the top of Causeyside to the Abbey. Explore the town as it was and is today. See the architecture of the buildings – what has survived and what has been lost… More New Years Virtual Heritage Walk – 2nd Jan, 3pm

Johnstone Virtual Textile Heritage Walk 5 Dec 1pm

Due to local restrictions this walk will now be run as an Online Event via Zoom. Johnstone is a planned village set out in the later 18th Century. It has its origins in a small community known as the Bridge of Johnstone. This heritage walk will explore the history of the textile industry. This online… More Johnstone Virtual Textile Heritage Walk 5 Dec 1pm

Virtual Heritage Walk – Ferguslie Mills of J & P Coats

This Virtual Heritage walk will take you through the growth of the Ferguslie Cotton Thread Mills of J & P Coats. Ferguslie Mills are said to have been the largest thread mill site in the world, while today only a few buildings survive. … More Virtual Heritage Walk – Ferguslie Mills of J & P Coats

Paisley: Now and Then

A new Online Heritage Walk Friday 24th July at 7.30pm on Zoom This walk will take you from the foot of Calside Road/ Neilston Road, down Causeyside Street, all the way to Paisley Abbey exploring the town as it was in the late 1800’s comapring it today through the use of photographs. Unlike our Online… More Paisley: Now and Then

New Virtual Tour

We have launched our first virtual tour on our Courses website. The first free tour to go live is an exploration of the Sma’ Shot Cottages in Paisley. You can vist the Tour at https://courses.theurbanhistorian.co.uk/courses/sma-shot-cottages-paisley/ See also http://www.smashotcottages.co.uk/ for more information on the cottages. (Their website appears to be down at the moment)