The Monastery of Paisley

Our next heritage walk will be on Sunday 26th August at 1.30pm. We will be exploring the landscape of the 16th Century monastery of Paisley. Full details can be found at https://www.theurbanhistorian.co.uk/events/the-monastery-of-paisley/ 

Paisley’s Worthies Heritage Walk 9th June 2019

Join the Urban Historian on an exploration of Abbey Close, Paisley Abbey and the Laigh Kirk’s Graveyards, looking at the burial sites of Paisley’s Worthies. These graveyards are the last resting places of everyday people, thread makers, silk makers, merchants – anyone who made Paisley the town the place it is today. We will meet… More Paisley’s Worthies Heritage Walk 9th June 2019

Tait’s Paisley’s Heritage Walk~ 12 May 9.30am

Tait’s Paisley Heritage Walk will start at 9.30am the west front of Paisley Abbey, Abbey Close. John Tait was a stationer on Glasgow’s High street, and published the first trade directory of Glasgow, Paisley and other west coast towns in 1783. Join us as we explore Paisley’s 1783 landscape, investigating the people who live and… More Tait’s Paisley’s Heritage Walk~ 12 May 9.30am

Sun 20th May – 2.30pm – Johnstone’s Textile Heritage

Join the Urban Historian as we explore Johnstone’s amazing textile heritage. The Walk will start at 2.30pm at Lidl on the High Street, and will end at Morrisons at the opposite end of the town. We would advise parking at Morrisons if you are travelling by car.

Saturday 17th March 12 noon – Paisley’s West End Heritage Walk

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