SURF Award Nominee

SURF Award Nominee

Toonspeak were delighted to be one of only three organisations shortlisted for a SURF Award in the Creative Regeneration category, following our Response programme in 2020 – incorporating Digital Access to Creativity, Creative Calm and Projects by Post.

The judges were enthused by the enthusiasm and cohesive approach
of the staff to ensure regular meaningful engagement throughout
lockdown, and the commitment to extend new solutions into future
mainstream planning.

Culture Collective

Culture Collective

Creative Scotland has announced that Toonspeak is one of the 26 organisations supported to deliver participatory arts projects across Scotland through the Culture Collective Fund! Culture Collective is a pilot programme which will establish a network of creative...

New Term Begins

New Term Begins

Term Update New information on Word of Mouth now updated on our projects tab. Please keep checking in for updates on social media on all our current activities. Our FAQs tab will also give further information. As ever, we’re happy to help if you have any questions :...

Jan – Mar 2021 / Term Update

Jan – Mar 2021 / Term Update

  Details of all are current classes are noted in the Projects tab - but please contact us if you have any questions.  We will be launching all classes via Zoom for the foreseeable future. Updates will continue on a Friday via our Facebook Page  

See you in January! More Projects on the way…

See you in January! More Projects on the way…

We’ve updated our Projects Tab with information about classes resuming in Jan 2021.  Classes will definitely be starting back - at the moment we are planning for a digital start until  new guidance is released in the new year. We hope to move some classes back to face...

Jan – Mar 2021 / Term Update

We’re Back! 5 Projects you can sign up for now

We are delighted to be able to announce 5 workshops as part of our Toonspeak Recovery Programme from October - November 2020!  There are changes to the format of these workshops from previous terms so please check the age limits / times / content before applying and...

Recognising Covid-19 Symptoms

Recognising Covid-19 Symptoms

We'll be bringing you an update on our projects very soon, and we can't wait to see our participants in person. We will be strictly asking that you stay home if you have any Covid-19 symptoms. This guide from the NHS shows which symptoms in particular to pay attention...

Revised Programme Update

Revised Programme Update Our Response Programme (funded by Supporting Communities) has now completed. Information on our Recovery Programme will follow in due course.  This will be a limited, revised programme and some of our classes will be offered digitally...

Programme Update

Programme Update

LATEST In line with the ‘route map’ framework from the Scottish Government, our BCDC base and office remains closed to the public and our usual programme of Toonspeak activity suspended.   Toonspeak is continuing with our current programme of digital work until the...

Call-out for Artist Mentors

Call-out for Artist Mentors

As part of our COVID-19 Programme, we will be initiating online opportunities for our participants to undertake mentoring sessions in their chosen creative field, with this work initially taking place remotely via digital technology.  We’d like to invite freelance...