It’s almost show time…..

The time is fast approaching for the FUSION. CEILIDH. EVENT. OF. THE. YEAR! That’s right ladies and gentleman, Friday March 31st a cast of over 50 young people from Glasgow will be taking over Community Central Hall in Maryhill for … Continued

Sonnet Youth²

Blog by Young Writer SJ Herbertson. Toonspeak recently teamed up their young writers group Word of Mouth with Sonnet Youth for the second installment of Sonnet Youth² in Stereo. Sonnet Youth is a monthly alternative spoken word night at Drygate … Continued

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Toonspeak is closing for our Christmas holidays. We will be back in 2017 with lots of exciting new projects including a Spring Production, a Schools Tour, lots more SHINE projects, Creative Learning such as Young Drama Leader Training, Arts Award, … Continued

Crimbo Cabaret 2016

Blog by Marie Hnat Toonheid Speaks, Toonspeak Tuesdays, Word of Mouth, Rookie Writers… The Great Aziz and Karaoke! It was a fabulous night. It seemed everyone really enjoyed the party. We had a dance performance, poems, incredible magic tricks and … Continued

Spring Show Casting

Would you like to become part of a big production to be performed this Spring? Take part in weekly workshops with Toonspeak! Join us in making a fun night to remember with dance, music, poetry, singing and story-telling. Work with … Continued

Word of Mouth & Sonnet Youth

Toonspeak’s teamed Word of Mouth up with Sonnet Youth (Cat Hepburn and Kevin P. Gilday) to provide a platform for our talented young writers to perform alongside established song and spoken word artists. Word of Mouth is a project for … Continued

Toonspeak’s Marketing Intern

Welcome a new member of the Toonspeak’s team – Marie! After finishing her Master’s degree in International Strategic Marketing at the University of Glasgow, Marie decided to gain experience working in the Glaswegian art sector. Coming originally from Prague, she … Continued


Blog by Marie Hnatova Last week, it was my first time to visit one of the SHINE workshops, Toonspeak workshops with a theatre coach and a life coach aimed to boost young people’s self confidence. This one was working with … Continued

Talk of the Toon(speak) Blog!

Another week full of activity at Toonspeak, and special announcements. First and foremost we have a new Chair and Vice Chair for our Board. We are absolutely thrilled to announce that former participant Jasmine Main is the new Chair of Toonspeak. … Continued

Rookie Writers with Rachel McCrum

Glasgow’s multi-arts organisation Confab approached Toonspeak about hosting workshops for the first ever Scottish Youth Poetry Slam, aimed at 11-13 year olds. We were delighted at this opportunity. Every year we work with young people aged 14-25 through our Word … Continued