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Paisley says ‘Fàilte’ to supporters for its Royal National Mòd 2021 bid

Paisley is looking for people to get involved in a bid for the Royal National Mòd as the town gears up to prepare a bid to host the celebration of Gaelic culture again in 2021.

The Royal National Mòd - organised by An Comunn Gàidhealach - is Scotland’s premier festival celebrating Gaelic linguistic and cultural heritage.

Paisley says ‘Fàilte’ to supporters for its Royal National Mòd 2021 bid

Paisley first hosted the event in 2013 and hosted nine days of Gaelic music, dance, drama, arts and literature.

The legacy of that event is what Paisley wants to build on by hosting the event again in 2021. The Gaelic festival will hopefully be one of many cultural events taking place across Renfrewshire that year as Paisley bids for UK City of Culture in 2021.

Bidding towns and cities must be home to a local branch of An Comunn Gàidhealach - and we're looking for People with a passion for Gaelic language and culture, the arts, and events to get involved.

Come along on Thursday 27 October, 6.30pm in Renfrewshire House to find out about getting actively involved in the Mòd bid.

While an ability to speak Gaelic is desirable, it’s not a necessity for those getting involved.

Paisley's proud Gaelic heritage has inspired events at The Spree Festival, including Donnie Munro and Grant MacFarlane’s Ceilidh Trail concert.