Renfrewshire Council cancel spring and summer outdoor events

Renfrewshire Council advised on Monday 16 March that due to the Scottish Government guidance on events in relation to the current COVID-19 Coronavirus situation, all large-scale Renfrewshire Council organised events up to the end of June 2020 have been cancelled.

A Renfrewshire Council spokesperson said: “In line with national guidance from the Scottish Government on the coronavirus, we have taken the decision to cancel all large-scale Renfrewshire Council-run events until the end of June.

“This will include the Paisley Food and Drink Festival which was due to take place on Friday 24 and Saturday 25 April and an agreement with the Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association (RSPBA) to cancel the British Pipe Band Championships in Paisley, which was set to take place on Saturday 23 May.

“We will also look to reschedule both Renfrew Gala Day and Barshaw Gala Day, Paisley for the end of summer.

“We will continue to review our future events, including Sma’ Shot Day, Paisley on Saturday 4 July, as the situation progresses.

“We would advise everyone to continue to observe the medical advice available at NHS Inform. For further information, please visit

“For ongoing updates to our event programme, please visit”

Picture shows the Paisley Food & Drink Festival 2019 around Paisley Town Hall, Bridge Street and Paisley Abbey.