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Thousands turn out for Paisley’s Fireworks Spectacular

More than 16,000 turned out in Paisley town centre on Saturday night, 2 November, to watch a dazzling display of fireworks be set off against the backdrop of the iconic Abbey.

The crowd wrapped up in the thickest woollies to watch the magnificent array of Catherine wheels, rockets and sparklers on display backed by a soundtrack of popular 90s classic hits.

The event started welcoming crowds with music and banter at 6.30pm before the main event at 7.00pm. Pictures show Saturday night’s colourful display of fireworks.

Paisley’s winter events programme will continue with the Christmas Lights Switch-On on Saturday 16 November. There will be plenty of Christmas family fun including the popular Santa Parade in the town centre, Christmas Choir concerts, Santa’s Grotto and much more.

Visitors will also be able to enjoy exciting street artists, fantastic performances on the live stage and even head along to the festive roller disco.

The festive fun will also extend with Christmas Lights Switch-Ons in Renfrew on Saturday 23 November and Johnstone on Saturday 30 November 2019.

Paisley town centre also sees the return of the Paisley WinterFest event from 23 November until 30 December 2019, run by Paisley First, featuring an outdoor ice rink, LEGO Paisley Penguin Parade Trail and plenty of festive fun.

For more information about Renfrewshire events keep tuned-in to Paisley FM 107.5 and on DAB digital radio across Glasgow plus the Paisley FM App and online. Check out the Paisley FM What’s On guide – click on the red tab at the top of the page.

Pictures: Renfrewshire Council

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