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



Talk of the Toon(speak) Blog

Toonspeak have a packed programme this Autumn! Our weekly drama workshops have already begun, we have 4 per week with some awesome freelance theatre artists, and new young people coming along every week in Sighthill, Summerston, Royston and Townhead. Everyone … Continued



Word of Mouth Writer Viv Gee

Word of Mouth is a Toonspeak Young Writers project led by author Cathy Forde each year, and features a range of guest artists with different styles and from various backgrounds. This week we are excited to have Viv Gee back … Continued


Good Luck Connor

Connor Gibson joined Toonspeak about 4 years ago when he came across one of our workshops in Blackhill. After asking what was going on he decided to join in and since then has been one of our most active members. … Continued


Word of Mouth Writer Cat Hepburn

Word of Mouth is a Toonspeak Young Writers project led by author Cathy Forde each year, and features a range of guest artists with different styles and from various backgrounds. We are kicking off this week with award winning scriptwriter, spoken … Continued


Thank You Marie-Louise!

Toonspeak would like to say a big massive thank you to the wonderful Marie-Louise Fox. Marie-Louise has been on the Board of Toonspeak for a number of years, and has been both a brilliant support and resource for the organisation. … Continued





Refugee Festival Scotland

Last week we had the finale event for our project running workshops with refugees and asylum seekers. We have been working with the amazing Patricia Panther and Bridgeman Arts delivering workshops in dance, music and drama along with our Artistic … Continued


Celebrating Solidarity with Refugees

Toonspeak in association with Bridgeman Arts is running workshops for members of BME communities, welcoming refugees and asylum seekers to participate in either dance, drama, music or crafts. The project is featured in the Scottish Refugee Festival which we are … Continued



A Day With Libby

Last Thursday we had the absolute pleasure of hosting a full day workshop with the wonderful Libby McArthur. Actor, Facilitator, Motivational Speaker….. Toonies from all different projects came along. It was a beautiful atmosphere, everyone was open and engaged, which … Continued



Thank You Susan!

Toonspeak would like to say an absolutely massive THANK YOU to Susan Costley from Jobs and Business Glasgow and her wonderful team of volunteers. Last Saturday we held a free family fun day in Townhead Village Hall, massive thank you … Continued