The Threads of Paisley Heritage Walk

This heritage walk explores the textile industry of Paisley looking at weaving and the linen, silk and cotton thread industry, along with the associated industries. Weaving can be traced back to before the reformation, while linen thread production began shortly after 1722, and the cotton thread industry in the early 1820s. The walk begins b y looking at the weaving industry at Sma’ Shot Cottages and ends out towards the Anchor Mill Complex at Seedhill.

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Essential Information:

Code: UH-HW14  Date: Saturday Sat 29th May Time 1pm. Meeting Point: outside Sma’ Shot Cottages on Sma’ Shot Lane (NOT on Shuttle Street)

Cost £7.00 By booking a ticket you accept that the Urban Historian cannot provide refunds if you are unable to attend the event as the circumstances are outwith the Urban Historian’s Control. If the event is cancelled by the Urban Historian a refund or opportunity to attend another event will be provided.


May 29 2021


1:00 pm - 3:00 pm



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