Weave and Sma’ Shot Day, Paisley, 30th June – 2nd July, 2017

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For Scotland’s Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology Paisley’s Sma’ Shot Day will be celebrated with a three-day festival with a wrap-around cultural programme called ‘Weave’. The festival is rooted in Paisley’s radical weaving heritage and celebrating it’s unique and historical Sma’ Shot Day – Weave is a new, vibrant and colourful festival celebrating arts, activism and design.

The entire weekend (30 June – 2 July 2017) will be played out across Paisley’s historic town centre, featuring the traditional colourful pageant led by the ‘Charleston’ drummer. Hundreds of participants and performers will wend their way through the streets in a dazzling depiction of Paisley’s history as a global textiles centre.

Sma Shot Slam  hosted by Shaun Moore

Saturday 1 July, 2017 , 7 – 10 p.m.

Free admission

The third annual Sma’ Shot Day poetry slam and showcase event.
This year, as part of Paisley’s inaugural WEAVE weekend festival.
As in previous years, in a handsome venue, with licenced bar, a class live musician, cool literati guest performers who will judge the great slam poets vying for the cash prize and qualification to the Scottish National Slam Final.

Paisley Town Hall,  Abbey Close, PA1 1JF

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Over the weekend, this family friendly festival offers live music, poetry, craft and design, kids’ activities, dance, street performance and more to tell the
story of the weavers’ rebellion, the iconic Paisley Pattern and its legacy for modern day makers and artists.

Full details of events on the day

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Summer Bushcraft Club, The Children's Wood, 12 July – 9 August, 2017
Yellow Road Event with Featherwest, Marilyn Carino and Bren Neill, The Glad Cafe, 4 August, 2017

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One response to “Weave and Sma’ Shot Day, Paisley, 30th June – 2nd July, 2017”

  1. Dusty millar says:

    Was proud to be invited by wee Danny to perform at the reincarnation of the sma’ shot festival some years ago. Would appreciate some info on the progress of the event.

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