Live entertainment can be found at a number of Paisley locations, including those below. Check their web pages or Facebook pages for forthcoming acts:

The Old Swan
20 Smithhills Street Ph: 0141 8896492

The Comedy Club
42 New Street, Paisley
Last Thursday of every month 8pm-11pm

The Anchor Bar
23 Gauze Street Ph: 0141 889 5666

Hamishes Hoose
45 High Street Ph: 0141 561 7105

The Bar & Grill
13 Causeyside Street Ph: TBA

The Bungalow
Paisley's very own purpose-built live music venue
Shuttle Street Ph: 0141 889 9976

The Tartan Rose
2 Broomlands Street Ph: 0141 887 1800

Paddy Malarky's
7B New Street Ph: 0141 8871169

The Tea Gardens Tavern
69 Causeyside Street Ph: 0141 889 5196

This map shows the locations of the venues listed above:



PAISLEY ARTS: - Paisley has an active arts scene. Events and locations include The Spree, Paisley Arts Centre, Paisley Town Hall and film screenings.

For a list and details of forthcoming events, please see where tickets can be purchases. Please note events can be booked out in advance, so advance purchase of tickets is recommended.


SHOWCASE CINEMA Paisley, Griffen Avenue, Phoenix Business Park, Paisley, PA1 2BH, Ph: 0871 220 1000. This 14 screen multiplex offers free parking, and is located is 2.5 miles/ 4km west of Paisley. A regular bus service to Linwodd passes by the cinema. A taxi will cost approximately £6.00 each way. Please see for a full listing and details. Businesses in the same business park include Ben & Jerry's, KFC, McDonalds, Pizza Hut, Phoenix Park (pub) and The Bobbin Mill (pub).


BRAEHEAD SHOPPING CENTRE is one of Scotland's largest shopping centres and retail parks. The shopping centre is open late Mon-Fri until 9pm. For full details of shops, please see McGills operates a bus service (for Govan). Service 21 departs from Central Way, by the Paisley Piazza, about every 15 minutes, and takes around 25 minutes. A taxi will cost approximately £7.20 each way.


intu Braehead - is regarded as Scotland's Ultimate Entertainment Destination, and it located next to Braehead Shopping Centre. You will find an indoor real snow slope, rock climbing, adventure golf, bowling, laser games, a 12-screen Odeon cinema, 14 restaurants & cafe's and a selection of the best urban, clothing and adventure retailers. For full details please see