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Paisley Make: A Heritage-Led Festival of Paisley Creativity

01-Aug-2016 11:44 AM | Kimberley White

Love Paisley, Scotland, fashion or textiles?  In association with Renfrewshire Council, we would like to invite you to PaisleyMake: A heritage-led festival of makers creativity in Paisley from Wednesday 31st August – Saturday 3rd September within Paisley Abbey.

Join us for VIP speaker and Q&A sessions with a unique line-up of internationally recognised industry and textile professionals each bringing their own expertise to INSPIRE and IGNITE the spirit of entrepreneurship in Paisley.

Speakers so far include: Penny Martin, founding editor of The Gentlewoman magazine, James Lang, Director at Renfrewshire and Paisley’s very own Scottish Leather Group, Andy McGeoch, CEO and Marion Peckett, Head of Womenswear at Scottish fashion chain M&Co, Mark Hogarth, Creative Director at three times Scottish Fashion Award winner Harris Tweed Hebrides, Art-lover and retail buying guru David Mullane of W2 store, and Dr Dan Coughlan, Curator of Textiles at Paisley Museum and Art Galleries.

Network in the beautiful Abbey and cloister Café, browse the Scotland Re:Designed curated exhibition and shop showcasing over 20 local industry and makers within the tapestry of Scottish fashion, textiles and design talent including MYB Textiles, Scottish Leather Group, McRostie’s of Glasgow, Rebecca Torres, Siobhan Mackenzie Kilts, Elizabeth Martin Tweed, Kerrie Aldo and guests Fashion Foundry and InCube, and visit and tour the collections in the Museum Galleries.

For full event listings and FREE tickets please visit www.paisleymake.com

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