#CreativeConnect FREE in person & child friendly meet-up

Join us for #CreativeConnect this August to meet one another, connect, access peer support and hear about upcoming news & opportunities.

About this event

#CreativeConnect is our regular meet-up for those working in the Participatory Arts and Socially Engaged Practice in Glasgow to connect and mingle with one another and the Glasgow Connected Arts Network team.

Everyone is welcome, whether you are a seasoned creative or just at the beginning of your journey. #CreativeConnect aims to support and connect peers and is an informal event to help you build your network, share, collaborate and hear about participatory arts news, opportunities and funding over a cuppa.

During this event we will hear from GCAN member and established Participatory Artist and facilitator, Greer Pester who will also facilitate a skill share session around other ice breakers you could use when working creatively with groups.

Feel free to stay for the full event or drop-in /out as your commitments permit. Babies and children are welcome.

Covid 19 Safety Precautions

There are a range of Covid-19 Safety precautions in place to keep you and other guests as safe as possible during the event. The maximum capacity of the room in the venue is 40 therefore we will ensure that the number of attendees does not surpass this.

Hand sanitiser will be available throughout the venue, as well as access to hand washing facilities. It is your choice whether or not to wear a face covering, it is not mandatory but we would encourage you to do what you are most comfortable with.

You will not be required to provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination status to attend but we kindly ask that everyone completes a Lateral Flow Test prior to the event where possible. I’m sure this goes without saying but if you get a positive result or are feeling unwell please do not attend the event – there will be plenty more you can come along to in future!

Venue Information

Garnethill Multicultural Centre is a multipurpose building which hosts a number of different events and activities for the local community. This event will be held in their ground floor lounge room, which is wheelchair accessible via the lane at the the side of the building. Please let us know if you require access support prior to the event so that we can arrange this with the building manager. They allow service animals only in the venue.


#CreativeConnect is for everyone, we wish to create a safe and welcoming event for all. Please let us know how we can make the event accessible for you by contacting us at info@glasgowcan.org.

Getting Here

The venue is accessible by public transport with the closest underground station being Cowcaddens or train station being Charing Cross or Glasgow Queen Street. There are a range of bus services which also stop near the venue including the 60 and the 17.

There is on street parking around Garnethill which requires a parking voucher which can be picked up from one of the local businesses.


This event is FREE to attends but we do ask that you book a ticket in advance so that we don’t go over the venue capacity. If the event is sold out, you will automatically be added to a waiting list and notified when a place becomes available. Please let us know if you are bringing your child by emailing info@glasgowcan.org so that we can account for numbers.

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