Renfrewshire Council

The Making of Our Future

The Making of Ferguslie events

Ferguslie Park is changing, help shape its future.

We are hosting workshops and events to hear the views of Ferguslie residents on the future of the neighbourhood.

What matters to you and what would you like to see in Ferguslie Park?

Come along to our events and workshops to make your mark.

 

Waxing Carving for Brass Ornaments

Event - Wax Carving

Date: Friday 14 February 2020

Time: 11:30am - 2:00pm

Location: Tannahill Centre, 78 Blackstoun Road, Paisley PA3 1NT

Make your own brass ornament for your home. In this workshop you will find out about the ancient technique of wax casting and use a range of tools to create different effects. By the end of the workshop you will have a 'wax master' which will be sent away and made into a solid metal version of your wax creation.

 

The Big Listen

Event - The Big Listen

Date: Tuesday 25 February 2020

Time: 1:00 - 7:00pm

Location: Tannahill Centre, 78 Blackstoun Road, Paisley PA3 1NT

Our first public event is a chance to tell us your hopes and ideas for the future of Ferguslie Park. There will be lots of activities to take part in including a Ferguslie Park board game and making your own digital map of the area.

 

Block Printing For Cushions

Event - Block Printing

Date: Friday 28 February 2020

Time: 11:30am - 2:00pm

Location: Tannahill Centre, 78 Blackstoun Road, Paisley PA3 1NT

Design and print a cushion for your sofa. In this workshop you will design and print your own bold pattern using a technique known as block printing. Experimenting with colour and placement, you will print your own fabric that will then be made into a comfy cushion.

 

Hand Building Ceramic Clocks

Event - Ceramic Clocks

Date: Friday 13 March 2020

Time:11:30am - 2:00pm

Location: Tannahill Centre, 78 Blackstoun Road, Paisley PA3 1NT

Sculpt a unique ceramic clock. Working with coloured clay we will make our own wall clocks. In the workshop you will be shown how to stain your own clay with pigment and be taught a variety of techniques to build your own clock shape and design. Your piece will then be fired and fitted with a clock mechanism.

 

Colourful Concrete Planters

Event - Colourful Planters

Date: Friday 27 March 2020

Time: 11:30am - 2:00pm

Location: Tannahill Centre, 78 Blackstoun Road, Paisley PA3 1NT

Construct a colourful plant pot for home or garden. In this workshop you'll learn to mix concrete, add pigments and make your own moulds using recycled materials. The concrete planters will be set aside to dry and returned to you finished and ready for your plants.

 

What's Next?

Event - What's Next?

Date: Tuesday 31 March 2020

Time: 1:00 - 7:00pm

Location: Tannahill Centre, 78 Blackstoun Road, Paisley PA3 1NT

Come along to see the ideas that have been put forward and vote for your favourites. You can also see the maps that have been created as well as what's been going on in the workshops.

 

More information is available on the_making_of_ferguslie Instagram account and by emailing strategyandplace@renfrewshire.gov.uk.