SHINE LGBT Beautiful Projections

Our recent Shine course working with LGBT young people, using drama as a tool to build confidence, express yourself and connect with one another has produced this beautiful piece of work, which was a real highlight at Toonspeak’s Christmas Show … Continued

Meeting ADAM

Last night, September 13th 2017, we had the great pleasure of meeting Adam, both onstage and off. This young man has fled persecution to finally ‘become’ the person he has always been. It deals with the issue of trans rights … Continued

Toon In Speak Out 2017

Toon In Speak Out is our annual youth consultation day where we invite current participants to talk about Toonspeak, their dreams and aspirations. This year we were in our new home, Barmulloch Residents Centre with 60 young people varying from … Continued

What is ‘Ma Bit’?

Get your tickets here! Ma Bit is a brand new musical theatre show from Toonspeak. Witness the dynamism and passion of 40 Glasgow young people who have co-created this ambitious, modern musical theatre show for their first ever performance in … Continued

Partnership Development Day!

Toonspeak Partnership Development Day was a fantastic success! We had an amazing array of people join us everywhere from social workers to freelance artists, young people to CEOs and Artistic Directors, from board members to arts professionals and more. The … Continued


We did it! A fun, funny, engaging show about financial capabilities written by this talented bunch plus a few others that toured around 8 schools over the course of a week this March. I don’t think anyone realised what they … Continued

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