Renfrewhire’s culture champions and event organisers showed their support for Paisley’s UK City of Culture 2021 bid as the town celebrated its first 2021 weekend â€“ Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 February - this year.
Passionate culture enthusiasts joined in the cultural conversation - the first of many public engagement sessions for the town - and even brought along personal objects that represent what makes Paisley to them.
The ideas exchanged at the event will help to develop plans for a cultural programme of events as part of the town’s bid.
Hosted by the Paisley 2021 bid team - in association with the Creative Renfrewshire Network - attendees also had the opportunity to give their views on the draft Creative Renfrewshire strategy.
They also found out about the £500k Culture, Events and Heritage Fund designed to support the local creative sector ahead of the bid, which is now open to applications. More......