First events to be held in the refurbished Paisley Town Hall revealed

OneRen has revealed that the first performance to be hosted in the venue once it reopens will be a community-led project which celebrates the musical history of the hall.

The event will take place on September 29 and will include performances from local arts organisations.

Glasgow Times:

After that, a performance of Macbeth will take place on October 6 and 7 by Paisley Opera, supported by the Scottish Opera Orchestra and Right2Dance.

Then following that, Mòd Phàislig 2023 will be held in the town hall as part of The Royal National Mòd on Friday, October 13, until Saturday, October 21.

We previously reported the refurbished town hall is set to reopen following a £22million transformation project.

Michelle Woods, deputy business development director at OneRen, said: “Paisley Town Hall is an iconic performance venue located in the heart of the town and after the refurbishment, it will be one of Scotland’s premiere performance destinations.

“With exceptional facilities for artists and audiences, the venue will support a year-round programme of unique and exciting performances and festivals from music gigs, comedy shows, dance and theatre performances, co-produced premiers to arts, comedy, and music festivals.”

Michelle added: “Paisley Town Hall will present an annual festivals programme which includes the Paisley Book Festival, as well as a seasonal Spring/Summer and Winter programme.

“The festival’s programme will include headliner acts and bespoke events in collaboration with partners to ensure a unique and relevant offer for local and national audiences that creates unique experiences inside and outside the venue.

“The seasonal programme will present high-profile touring music, comedy, theatre, dance, and performances for children and families to ensure audiences can access high-quality performance throughout the year.”

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