Latest Update: Friday 8th January 2021

Happy New Year! We’re looking forward to welcoming you back, albeit on a digital basis.

All classes will resume via Zoom.

Information about each class is noted below. Please do contact us if you have questions at all. 

Term Dates

  • Classes return week commencing 18 January 2021 (except Theatre Makers + which returns on Thursday 14 January 2021) 
  • Half Term week commencing 08 February 2021 – no classes
  • Last week of term : week commencing 22 March 2021

Current Projects from January 2021 

Movin’ Makers (P1 – P4)

Please note both these classes are currently full. However, we will update if and when any spaces are available so please do contact us if you’d like to be added to the waiting list.

  • Digital Class (Session 1) starting Tuesday 19th January 2021 at 4:30pm – 515pm 
  • Digital Class (Session 2) starting Tuesday 19th January 2021 at 5:45pm – 630pm 

Digital 45 Minute Movers (P1 – P4)

Places still available – for residents of Barmulloch / Balornock only

This is a digital class only, starting Thursday 21 January 2021 from 5:00pm – 5:45pm

Toonie Makers (P5 – P7)

Places still available – please contact us to sign up

  • Digital Class starting Tuesday 19th January 2021 at 4:45pm – 6:00pm

Theatre Makers (S1 – S3)

Places still available – please contact us to sign up

  • Digital Class starting Wednesday 20th January 2021 at 6:00pm – 7:30pm

If and when restrictions allow, this class will return to face to face delivery in BCDC.

This group are working towards the creation of a digital performance as part of the National Festival, ‘Positive Stories for Negative Times’.

https://positivestories.scot

Please note that participation in the project requires a commitment to all 9 weeks of the term.  Places must be confirmed prior to starting on Wednesday 20 January 2021. 

 As this is a performance based project, participants must attend from the first date of term. 

Scripts will be emailed out in advance along with further information about the performance – which will be filmed on the final week of the term to be uploaded and shared on the Festival website.

Limited to a maximum of 12 participants.

 

 Theatre Makers + (S4 onwards)

Please note this class is currently full

  • Digital Class starting Thursday 14th January 2021 at 6:00pm – 7:30pm

This group are working towards the creation of a digital performance as part of the National Festival, ‘Positive Stories for Negative Times’. 

https://positivestories.scot

Please note that participation in the project requires a commitment to all 10 weeks of the term.  As this is a performance based project, participants must attend from the first date of term. 

Scripts will be emailed out in advance along with further information about the performance – which will be filmed on the final week of the term to be uploaded and shared on the Festival website. 

Limited to a maximum of 12 participants.

Word of Mouth (S4 onwards)

Places still available

This will remain a digital delivery class for the full term. No face to face sessions are expected between Jan – Mar 2021. More information on this class will follow shortly.

Creative Calm

Places still available

  • Age : Open to all participants from Primary 7 onwards
  • Day : Monday – Tuesday – Wednesday – Thursday (depending on availability) 
  • Time : Flexible

Creative, informal check-ins on a weekly basis at a time agreed in advance between the participant and tutor. Originally developed to help with the strain of lockdown, these sessions use drama, music or art to allow you to find your own calm and creativity. All Creative Calm sessions will run digitally for the foreseeable future.

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT FURTHER CHANGES TO RESTRICTIONS / GUIDANCE AND/OR INTERNAL FACTORS MAY RESULT IN CANCELLATION OR ADDITIONAL CHANGES TO THESE WORKSHOPS DURING THE TERM. WE WILL KEEP YOU FULLY INFORMED.

Please note that participation in any online workshops can only be confirmed if we are in receipt of a fully completed digital consent form.

Or if you’re new to Toonspeak, please complete an enrolment form on the Join Toonspeak page. Not sure if you’ve filled in these already? Please contact us

 Sign up now, or ask us anything:

To all participants who have already signed up to attend classes : We will be in touch to confirm changes.

Current participants Interested in signing up for a class? Please contact us on [email protected] for further information on classes

New to Toonspeak? Please sign up via the Join Toonspeak tab. We will then contact you to give you all the information needed. 

We can’t wait to see you back at Toonspeak, even if it’s on a screen to begin with. See you soon!