Young Artist Team

Toonspeak is recruiting a Young Artist Team for their upcoming show ‘Ma Bit’ to play on the main stage of the Tron Theatre this July. What is the Young Artist Team? A group of young people who will be trained and … Continued


Sonnet Youth² Trailer Now Live

Sonnet Youth² are events run by Toonspeak in collaboration with Sonnet Youth which feature our young writers group Word of Mouth sharing the stage with professional spoken word acts curated by Sonnet Youth. This is hosted at Stereo Cafe Bar, … Continued


Watch our Spring Show

We did it! Spring Show 2017! Your Turn! With a massive cast of 51 young people from across Glasgow, aged between 8-21 years old, under the fabulous direction of Hannah McLean and our amazing team of theatre artists Sarah Bradley, … Continued


Toonspeak New Musical Casting OPEN

For the first time EVER Toonspeak is doing a musical in the TRON THEATRE! This is something that so many of our participants past and present have been asking us for. We can finally make this thanks to our funders Creative … Continued


Toonheid Speaks! starts back May 8th

Toonheid Speaks! are weekly drama workshops in Townhead Village Hall for wee ones aged 8 – 12 years old. We play drama games, make new friends, get the chance to act, be creative, try improvising and learn how to make … Continued


Getting Ready for Sonnet Youth²

Toonspeak young writers Word of Mouth have been back in the Studio creating new material for their upcoming event Sonnet Youth² in Stereo next Monday. The events are spoken word gigs in Stereo (city centre venue) where Toonspeak young writers … Continued


Spaces Available for SHINE

Toonspeak’s project SHINE, recently featured on Red Nose Day is starting back next! We have two courses, each for different ages and we have spaces available for both. Want to learn a bit more to decide if it’s right for … Continued


We’re Doing A Musical in the Tron

Toonspeak is absolutely ecstatic to announce that this summer we will be doing a contemporary musical in the Tron Theatre! This is something that you have been asking for over the past few years and thanks to Creative Scotland we are … Continued


Get your ticket March 29th Drygate

Creative Collision is back 2 weeks today!!! Amazing events! In a really cool space called the Drygate, which is an actual brewery (no alcohol for us of course)! So what happens? You’ll hear from some really interesting artists, there is … Continued




Theatre Critics Looking for Participants

Watch professional theatre performances with a new perspective! Theatre Critics is an entertaining way to develop skills in reviewing all types of creative productions from plays and art exhibits to operas and dance performances. After a trip to a creative … Continued


Manipulate Festival with Gareth K Vile

We are pleased to announce that Gareth K Vile is coming back to Toonspeak for another series of Theatre Critics where YOU will get the opportunity to go see shows as recommended by Gareth himself who will then host discussions … Continued






Townhead Village Hall Tomorrow

Toonspeak Crimbo Cabaret happening tomorrow! We are SUPER excited to be celebrating what has been an epic couple of months for Toonspeak. We have a packed programme, leaving time for pizza, tunes, dancing and karaoke! A few of our groups … Continued


Word of Mouth Performance Next Week

Toonspeak have teamed up with Sonnet Youth, Cat Hepburn and Kevin P. Gilday for an extra special edition of Word of Mouth where our young writers will perform alongside professional spoken word acts. The spoken word scene in Glasgow continues … Continued


Rookie Writers Poetry Slam Finalists!!!!

That’s right! Toonspeak’s Rookie Writers are through to Scotland’s first ever Youth Poetry Slam, which has all been organised through the brilliant organisation, Confab. The Slam is for young people aged 11 – 13 years old, teams from all across … Continued