NEW SPACE

NEW SPACE is a two-day festival of new and exciting live performance taking place at Paisley Arts Centre, offering a platform for creation and development of new work!

NEW SPACE

About NEW SPACE

20th Mar 2020 to 21st Mar 2020
See event website for details
Paisley Arts Centre
Paisley Arts Centre New Street, Paisley PA1 1EZ
Full price £10 or 2 days for £15 / Concession £6 or 2 days for £10
Call 03003001210
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A space for artists to test ideas and share them with an audience, offering insights into new stories for the stage and a shared platform for early career and established artists to present work-in-progress material.

It is open and accessible to all, whether you’re looking to develop your craft or looking to see something new.

We will be accepting applications in early 2020, keep an eye out on our website and social media or contact ArtsTeam@renfrewshire.gov.uk for more information.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for NEW SPACE are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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