Wasps Studios: The Wasps Factory

Wasps Studios: The Wasps Factory

About Wasps Studios: The Wasps Factory

77 Hanson Street, Glasgow East End G31 2HF
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A former tobacco factory, Wasps' largest building was redeveloped in 2001 to become Scotland's first purpose-built studio and events complex for up to 200 artists each year.

The complex has excellent facilities including:

77 studios ranging from 175 sq ft to 1000 sq ft
A 4000 sq ft Project Space
Residential Accommodation (two three bedroom flats available for both short & long-term hire)
Full accessibility throughout the building
Free Car Parking
On Site Cafe
Artists’ kitchen and showers
Open Plan workspace for ceramicists and glass artists with a dedicated kiln room

We are eternally grateful to all the funders who made this £2.2 million project possible including the Scottish Arts Council Capital Lottery Fund, Glasgow City Council, Scottish Enterprise Glasgow, The Gannochy Trust, The Hugh Fraser Foundation, The Craignish Trust and the Trades House of Glasgow Commonweal Fund with corporate support from Park Systems Furniture and Soluis Technologies.

The factory cafe is a community based initiave that provides, tea, coffee, baking and affordable vegetarian food to our studio tenants and the public. Open Monday - Friday 10am - 5pm.

Upcoming Events at Wasps Studios: The Wasps Factory

Japanese Washi - Making Paper and Books

Japanese Washi - Making Paper and Books

14th September 2019 - 15th September 2019
This course by PULP: Paper Arts Workshop offers a combination of Japanese style papermaking and binding techniques over one weekend!
Origami - Introduction to Paper Folding

Origami - Introduction to Paper Folding

28th September 2019
PULP: Paper Arts Workshop is delighted to be hosting a new course on Origami, an introduction to the ancient Japanese art of paper folding at WASPS on September 28th!

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