Time Oot Video Ready to Premiere!

Time Oot – Toonspeak’s summer show – was a fantastic success, and we’re so proud of the more than 60 participants who made it happen. The show was filmed and we’re putting on a fancy screening for the cast and … Continued

Paid Opportunity for Young People

5 x Youth Facilitators Needed for Toon In Speak Out (TISO)! We are looking for 5 Youth Facilitators who will work over September-November to plan and deliver TISO, our annual Youth Consultation event.  The TISO event is a vital part … Continued

Poster designing

Back in May, our excellent young people got the opportunity to work with the incredible Staci Jo Rowlison on the posters for the Summer Show! The young people got a chance to feed their artistic thoughts into the process and were … Continued

Tune In to Time Oot…

The atmosphere is animated and elated as I walk into a room full of a bunch of overwhelmingly loud teenagers. They are bouncing and ready, eager to start the day and get on stage. It is the fourth day of … Continued

Thank YOU!

I first got involved with Toonspeak in 2015 on a SHINE LGBT programme. I was 16, homeless, living in a unit and generally terrified of everyone and everything. My confidence was low and my anxiety was awful. But I knew … Continued

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C In The Park!

C In The Park On Sunday the 16th, Toonspeak were at BCDC’s exciting annual event, C In The Park! We had so much fun. We had a stall on the green as well as mask making and kite making in … Continued

Casting Day

On Sunday the 9th of June, Toonspeak had our Casting Day for the summer show! The young people had a lot of fun and got to experience auditions for a musical which is a new experience for many of them. … Continued

Casting day!

In the run up to our Summer Intensive over July, we have our casting day on the 9th June for our Summer Show! We at Toonspeak are so excited to watch the day unfold. Most importantly, enjoy yourself!

A Wee Goodbye

It is with a heavy heart that I say goodbye to Toonspeak. I have been with the organisation for the past 4.5 years and it has had a profound effect on me as a person. I have never felt such … Continued

Casting Agency Visit Toonspeak

Toonspeak Associate Artist Steven Leach is now in post as Director of the Young Company but is also focused on Progression for young people in the Arts. And secured a visit from Simone Periera Hind’s casting agency who are looking … Continued

Happy Purple Friday!

LGBTQ History Month has been observed all over Scotland this month, with events celebrating the culture, art, activism and history of LGBTQ people not just in Scotland, but all around the world! The theme for this month’s LGBT History Month … Continued

Purple Friday!

It’s Purple Friday this Friday, and we are excited to wear purple and participate in LGBT History Month. Purple Friday is named after the Purple in the Pride flag, which is known as the colour of ‘spirit’ and we will … Continued

A Wee Bit o’ Burns

‘But pleasures are like poppies spread, You seize the flower, its bloom is shed; Or like the snow falls in the river, A moment white – then melts for ever…’ Toonspeak are often approached to take part in events and projects outwith our … Continued

Musical Set in the 80’s!

Work has started on Toonspeak show 2019! We are super excited to announce it’s going to be a musical set in the 80’s, and the response by all the groups has been amazing, everyone is really excited. It was created … Continued

Toonspeak Crimbo Cabaret 2018!

Live from Barmulloch. Christmas shows created, devised and performed by our weekly groups. Featuring the talents of: Toonheid Speaks! Toonspeak Tuesday Wee Ones Theatre Makers North West Theatre Makers North East Theatre Makers Barmulloch With our phenomenal compere Stan Rich   … Continued