New History Cafes / Workshops & Talks

We are pleased to reveal new History Cafe Sessions, Workshops and talks between the end of February and April 2023. We also have have a new venue!

We will be holding our new events at Restoration & Creation at 6 Browns Lane, Paisley, PA1 2JH. housed in historic buildings on one of Paisley’s last surviving pre 1900’s lanes, we look forward to working with the team there.

History Cafe’s: Our first History Cafe will be on monday 27th February, 1pm to 2.30pm – the topic will be Starting your family history research. the second Cafe will be on Monday 27th March, again 1pm to 2.30pm. The topic for this session will be Paisley Poorhouses.

History Talks/ Workshops: We restart our talks/ workshop sessions on Wednesday 22 March, 6.30 – 8.30pm with a Maps Workshop exploring Paisley’s Textile Heritage using Town plans from the 1850’s and later. On Wednesday 26th April our first talk will be on The buildings and archaeology of Paisley Abbey.

More sessions will be advertised at a later date.

History Cafe’s remain free, though donations are welcome, while our workshops and talks will cost £6 and heritage walks cost £5.50 per person. Refreshments will be available,

Please see our events schedule for full details.

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