Awards for Exchange from Two Major Funders

Exchange Theatre has received a major boost to its capital campaign this week, with the confirmation of two significant awards from charitable foundations. We are delighted to acknowledge grants totalling £250,000 from trusts including The Garfield Weston Foundation, one of the UK’s major supporters of the arts, and The Robert Barr Charitable Foundation. The redevelopment of … Read more

Exchange Receives £800k Funding Boost

The ongoing project to build a new community theatre space in Paisley town centre has taken a huge step forward after an £800,000 funding boost was confirmed. PACE Theatre Company are currently developing a new theatre in Paisley for children, young people and families – called Exchange – in a long-time vacant former nightclub opposite … Read more

Give a Gift That Inspires

Everyone who buys a brick in our Million Pound Wall in support of Exchange Theatre will receive a souvenir pack ideal for gifting, including a Thankyou card and a seed paper star from which you can grow your own wildflowers.  🎄Cards are printed on 100% recycled material.  🎄Packs will be posted twice weekly (Mon & … Read more

Exchange Fundraising Toolkit

Could you help us fundraise for Exchange? There are lots of ways you can get involved, like organising an event or undertaking a challenge. This toolkit contains everything you need to get started, as well as some practical advice and tips. Every contribution makes a difference, no matter the size. Download your toolkit HERE.  Thank you for your support. … Read more

Update for Panto 2021

After careful consideration, we must reluctantly confirm that there will be no PACE Theatre Company panto for Christmas 2021. Regrettably, there are a number of factors that mean it is not viable for us to produce our annual panto this year. Paisley Arts Centre, our home venue for more than 30 years, is currently undergoing … Read more

PACE secures Second Round Creative Scotland Culture Recovery Funding

PACE Theatre Company Ltd is delighted to have been named as a recipient in the second round of Creative Scotland’s Culture Organisations and Venues Recovery Fund, announced on 4 August 2021. The Paisley-based theatre company, which ran the largest youth theatre of its kind prior to the introduction of Covid restrictions, is due to receive … Read more

5 NEW CREATIVE PROJECTS FOR RENFREWSHIRE

We are delighted to confirm the recipients of the Youth Arts Small Grants Fund, thanks to funding from the Scottish Government through Creative Scotland. This fund enables us to support five projects for young people in Renfrewshire, each with a focus on positive mental wellbeing, that allow young people to creatively explore and process what … Read more

FUNDING FOR CREATIVE PROJECT FOR YOUNG CARERS

PACE is delighted to be working with Renfrewshire Carers to create an exciting new project for young people in Renfrewshire. The project, supported by Creative Scotland’s Youth Arts Access Fund, aims to address the social isolation and lack of support faced by many young carers on a daily basis, and particularly this past year under Covid-19 … Read more

Lost in Pantoland – Live!

Watch for free at https://www.pacetheatre.com/stage/ or on our facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/PACEYouthTheatre PERFORMANCE SCHEDULESat 19 Dec 7.30pmSun 20 Dec 3pm and *6pmTue 22 Dec 7.30pmWed 23 Dec 3pm and 7.30pmThu 24 Dec 3pm, 6pm and 8pm* This performance will have live BSL interpretation by Anna Spence   Paisley’s Panto Bringing Laughter into Living Rooms this … Read more

PACE Secures Culture Recovery Funding

PACE Theatre Company Ltd is delighted to be named as a recipient of Creative Scotland’s Culture Organisations and Venues Recovery Fund, announced on 5 November 2020. The Paisley-based theatre company, which ran the largest youth theatre of its kind prior to the introduction of Covid restrictions, is due to receive an award of £75,000 to support … Read more