Paisley Arts Centre

Paisley Arts Centre
New Street, Paisley, PA1 1EZ
  • Box office 0300 300 1210
  • General enquiries 0300 300 1210
  • Opening times Mon–Fri 9.15am–4.45pm; Sat, 9.45am–4.45pm; closed daily between 1–2pm, extended opening hours on performance nights.
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Paisley Arts Centre

Once The Old Kirk, Paisley Arts Centre has been operating in its current form since 1987. The centre is one of Scotland's best touring venues and it is located in the heart of the town. Throughout the year the centre puts on top performers in theatre, music, dance and comedy.

Events at this venue

There are 6 events at this location

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Dinosaur Detectives

A performance with rod puppets, shadow play and large-scale projections shows the fascination, fun and the conflict that surrounds the search for dinosaurs. Presented by Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre. Ages 5+.

Thu 6 Apr

£4 / 0300 300 1210

Part of Puppet Animation Festival.

Fraser John Lindsay's Blues Incentive

A blues jam for musicians with house trio Fraser John Lindsay (guitar), Charlotte Marshall (bass/vocals) and Kenny Robertson (drums)

Fri 31 Mar

Horse McDonald: Careful

Horse McDonald's debut play is an autobiographical tale of triumph over adversity through music.

Fri 28 Apr

£12 (£10) / 0300 300 1210

Jack And The Beans Talk

Garlic Theatre presents a puppet version of the lovable children's tale.

Tue 11 Apr

£4 / 0300 300 1210

Part of Puppet Animation Festival.


Mohsen Amini (concertina), Hayley Keenan (violin) and Craig Irving (guitar) play folk music informed by their strong backgrounds in Irish and Scottish music.

Sat 8 Apr

£10 (£8) / 0300 300 1210

When Marnie Was There

  • 4 stars
  • 2014
  • Japan
  • 103 min
  • U
  • Directed by: Hiromasa Yonebayashi
  • Cast: Sara Takatsuki, Kasumi Arimura, Nanako Matsushima
  • UK release: 15 October 2015

When asthmatic 12 year old Anna suffers panic attacks and finds it hard to make friends, her parents send her to her aunt and uncle in the country for the summer, where she finds a new friend in (possibly imagianary) Marnie. Proof that Studio Ghibli has life beyond Miyazaki; a beguiling, delicately executed, almost…

Thu 13 Apr

£4 (£2) / 0300 300 1210

Part of Puppet Animation Festival.

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