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




Toonspeak’s First Open Access SHINE

We are running our very first SHINE for ALL! This is a 10 week course for young people to build their self-confidence, life skills and help them to realise their own aspirations through a mix of Life Coaching and Theatre. … Continued



Bronze Arts Award Autumn 2016

Another exciting project for Toonspeak this Autumn! We are running a Bronze Arts Award course! From September 20th until November 8th, you will take part in a weekly workshop every Tuesday from 6.30pm – 8.30pm in the Toonspeak Studio exploring … Continued


Autumn Term 2016 Big Changes!

Toonspeak are excited to announce that we have some brand new spaces for two of our weekly workshops, some new theatre artists to work with the young people and we are on the look out for some new workshop names. … Continued


New Writers Announced for Word of Mouth

Toonspeak have a new series of writers confirmed for Word of Mouth Autumn 2016! At Word of Mouth our young participants develop their own style of writing whether it’s poetry, prose, play-writing or whatever they feel at the time, working … Continued


Word of Mouth Returns with Cathy Forde!

Toonie favourite author Cathy Forde is returning for another series of workshops with Word of Mouth. This is all about young people developing their own work, finding their voice and their own style through workshops with professional writers. Cathy is … Continued


Toonspeak Open Call for Artist in Residence

AiR (Artists in Residence) is a Toonspeak project, which works as a reciprocal (non-monetary) arrangement between artists/ small companies and us. Artists/ small companies have the use of the Toonspeak Studio, plus equipment and materials when available in order to … Continued


Jenny Lindsay Announced for Word of Mouth

We are proud to announce that spoken word poet, writer, performer Jenny Lindsay will be the guest artist for our young writer’s project Word of Mouth this July! Jenny regularly performs all over Scotland and beyond, she was the one … Continued



Projects End for Summer

Toonspeak’s weekly workshops in Royston, Summerston, Springburn and Townhead have finished up for summer. We will start back the week beginning August 29th. We’ll be announcing possible venue/ day/ time changes for Springburn and Summerston. It’s been a brilliant term, … Continued


Production Arts: Intensive Training Announced!

Toonspeak is thrilled to offer Production Arts: Intensive Training, this summer, throughout June & July! We are looking for 12 highly motivated young people to become Production Artists, developing Toonspeak’s new musical theatre production to be performed in a professional theatre next … Continued



Gary Cameron Masterclass Announced!

Toonspeak is hosting Masterclasses in the lead up to the summer show which we will hopefully be telling you more about next week! The Masterclass workshops are to inspire you, get you excited for the big show, and to give you … Continued