Social Walks: Frederick Douglas Walking Tour of Paisley

Social Walks: Frederick Douglas Walking Tour of Paisley

Fri 29 October 2021 11:00-12:00

Meet at Paisley Student's Union

Register here to join this walk


Retrace the Paisley landmarks Frederick Douglass (American social reformer, abolitionist, writer and statesman) spoke at during his historic visit to Scotland in 1846, to celebrate Black History Month.

This tour features 5 different locations where the very important abolitionist campaigner Frederick Douglas gave speeches in Paisley. The walking tour is a 3 km loop and takes approximately 45 minutes to 1hour to complete.

We'll be following this Google Map provided by Renfrewshire Leisure with each of the 5 locations in Paisley where his speeches took place. For additional information on each location, click here to access the accompanying Frederick Douglass walking tour website. 

Sign up / Covid-19 Safety

If you'd like to join us, you must Register here

This enables you to provide necessary contact details for Test and Protect contact tracing: Test and Protect


If you are feeling unwell, stay at home

If you are ill, or if you suspect that you may be ill, you must stay at home. If you have any of the symptoms of COVID-19, such as a high temperature, then you should book a COVID-19 test and follow Scottish Government guidance on self-isolating: