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Let's Get Together! Free singing sessions for over-60s


Come along each week and join musician Michelle for fun, relaxed singing sessions! Enjoy some old favourites and rediscover forgotten classics, while having a cup of tea in good company. No need to book - Michelle will be sure to make you feel at home.

Here's what's running from :

  • Barrhead: Every Wednesday, 1pm - 3pm, at Dunterlie Resource Centre (38 Stewart Street, Barrhead, G78 1AL); runs 16th January 2019 until 27th March 2019
  • Johnstone: Every Thursday, 10am - 12pm, at 7 Farrier Court, Johnstone PA5 8AQ; runs 17th January until 28th March 2019
  • Linwood: Every Thursday, 1pm - 3pm, at Linwood Community Hub, Belmar Court, Linwood PA3 3EE; runs 17th January until 28th March 2019

Drop ins welcome, but f you would like to find out more, please call Heather on 0141 575 3001 or email

This work is funded by the Scottish Government's People and Communities fund, Linstone Housing and Barrhead Housing Association.

Creative Pathways: Environmental Design, Barrhead

10-week programme
Aimed at 16-25 year olds not in employment, education or training
14th January - 22nd March 2019

Dunterlie Community Centre, Stewart Street, Barrhead, G78 1AL

Are you aged 16-25 and not currently in education, employment or training? Get paid £55 per week (plus travel) to learn new skills, get involved in environmental community work and meet new people!

Participants will get invaluable hands-on experience of environmental art, landscaping, designing greenspaces and growing and planting. They will also learn about biodiversity and gauge the local community's thoughts on green issues and how they affect quality of life.

Those taking part will also get advice on CVs and job-hunting, and will have the chance to complete an SQA stage 3 award in Employability.

Funding and support for the project comes from Barrhead Housing Association, Inspiring Scotland, the Big Lottery Fund's Our Bright Future initiative and the Scottish Government's People and Communities Fund.

You can register your interest here on the website.

If you are interested and would like to discuss the programme further, please contact Impact Arts Programme Manager Jamie Proudfoot on 0141 575 3001 / 07741 640 417 or email

Craft Cafe Renfrewshire & East Renfrewshire (60+)

We run Craft Café workshops in Johnstone and Barrhead for people over the age of 60. These are relaxed, friendly and creative sessions to socialise and pick up skills from an artist-in-residence.

Our sessions in Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire are run in partnership with FLAIR housing associations. They take place:

  • Johnstone – 7 Farrier Court, Johnstone PA5 8AQ - Fridays, 10.30am-12.30pm
  • Barrhead – 113 Main Street, Barrhead G78 1SB - Wednesdays, 1pm-4pm

If you - or someone you know - are interested in attending, please contact Daniella Rossi on 01294 273 051 / 07813 341 074 or email

Craft Cafe in Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire is supported by FLAIR housing associations and the Scottish Government's People and Communities Fund.

Craft Cafe, Govan (60+)

The Craft Cafe Govan is held between 10am and 4pm, from Tuesday until Thursday each week, at the Elderpark Street Centre (82 Elderpark Street, Govan, Glasgow G51 3ST).

It is a relaxed and friendly environment where older people can come along for a cup of tea and try their hand at a various artistic and creative techniques, whatever their experience or level of ability.

You can watch a short film about our Craft Cafe workshops in Govan and Edinburgh here. You can also read more about our work with older people on our older people's blog.

If you or someone you know are interested, the Craft Cafe Govan is looking for members. You must be based in Govan or the surrounding area. Please contact Lead Tutor Charlotte Craig on 0141 575 3001 or email

Craft Cafe Govan is supported by Elderpark Housing Association and the Scottish Government's People and Communities Fund.

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