Saturday 30 August 2pm – 1am


The Whisky Bond Summer party provides an opportunity for you to try new skills, share a drink and enjoy the sun (fingers crossed!).

The day/evening activities are as follows:-


2 – 6pm Fearsomengine ‘Mad Machine’
Family friendly activity (drop-in on 3rd floor)
Come and contribute to Fearsomengine’s ‘organically built moving beast’. Fearsomengine will be asking you to create a new ‘Mad Machine’ entirely as a group effort. What it becomes is up to you…

2 – 6pm Arduino & Introduction to Soldering with Blair Thompson
Adults, under 16’s must be accompanied by an adult (2nd floor)
Arduino is an open-source electronics prototyping platform based on flexible, easy-to-use hardware and software. This workshop will allow people an opportunity to build and use their own Arduino compatible microcontroller. It would be advantageous if participants bring their own laptop but not essential. Spaces are limited so booking is essential contact

2 – 5pm CycleHack
All ages (drop-in on 3rd floor)
This micro hack event will make you think about the barriers to cycling in a city and come up with innovative solutions, then take your idea to the next stage by creating prototypes & samples.

2 – 4pm Teepee Textiles by Depot Arts
All ages (drop-in in the garden)
Hand printing textile workshop in a teepee for kids of all ages. Depot Arts will take you through a variety of printing styles including: block printing, stamping and stencilling.

2 – 6pm Brave New Now
All ages (drop-in in the container in the garden)
Following on from their Design Dinner, Show Me Yours are back to ask more questions. Come and collaborate through their communal drawing experience. You can also let them in on those secrets that you wished you knew by leaving a note on their insider knowledge wall.

3 – 5pm Expressive glassblowing with Siobhan Healy
Under 18′s must be accompanied by an adult (drop-in on the ground floor)
Artist Siobhan Healy will take you through the process of glass blowing and you’ll be able to create your own small glass pieces.

2 – 6pm FLUX
All ages (drop-in on the 3rd floor)
Flux will have an open studio and welcome people to drop in for demos in CNC and laser cutting. They’ve also made an over-sized Connect 4 & JENGA for the garden.

12 – 4pm Creative Cargo (along the canal at Firhill Basin)
MOOD IS MADE / TEENAGES TAKE OVER workshop on Glasgow Sculpture Studios’ Creative Cargo barge. Moored at Firhill Basin (behind Partick Thistle FC) as part of Queens Cross Housing Gala Day at Firhill Complex, this workshop will be delivered by James McLardy and young people from Depot Arts.

5pm – CycleHack Screening on the 3rd floor
This hack will finish with the screening of their short documentary from their inaugural event.



4 – 9pm – BBQ’d delights by Piece in the garden



5 – 6pm – Live jazz

6 – 7pm – NITE TIDES Performance
Glasgow Sculpture Studios Gallery
A vocal performance from hausfrau accompanied by visuals from exhibiting artist Natalie McGowan as a response to Mood is Made, Temperature is Taken, the current gallery exhibition.

7 – 1am – Music from DJs:
Duncan Ballantyne (Tiger’s Milk Records) & Night Of The Jaguar