In August 2023 we hosted an all-ages all-day gig fundraiser for Rumpus Room at the Glad Café, and put on a line up of 13 bands and musicians. It was a lovely way to get together and celebrate Rumpus and the creativity of young people involved in the project. About half the line up were… Continue reading Rumpus Records: The Suits Release
Romp Around is a new play group for children aged 0-5 and their parents and carers that began in autumn last year. This initial pilot took place over 3 months at the Hidden Gardens and was a partnership project between Rumpus Room and MILK led by a group of artists and community workers: Sakaina Ali,… Continue reading Romp Around – Playtime!
As part of the Global strike in solidarity with Palestine calling for an immediate and permanent ceasefire, we are sharing resources in an effort to continue to learn, share knowledge and extend solidarity. You can find a folder of resources here for kids & young people. It includes resources from Red Sunday School, Migrants in… Continue reading Global Strike in Solidarity with Palestine – Resources & Reading Group
By Tanvir Alim about the workshops following the ‘Sticky, Luminous Fruit For All!’ project at Tramway and Kelvingrove Museum – The narrative that was bouncing back and forth during the workshop series was about the politics of food; What memories do foods hold for us and what memories do we feel? How does the food… Continue reading Half Truths
Rumpus Room Sustainable Finance & Fundraising Worker PT: 8 hours / 1 day per week for a 12 month fixed term contract Jan 2024 – Jan 2025 Salary: £7488 p/annum Link to the plain text PDF Job Title: Sustainable Finance & Fundraising Worker Salary: £18 p/h for 8 hours per week, (minus NI/PAYE & (optional)… Continue reading Sustainable Finance & Fundraising Worker
By Ragini Chawla – Hussein (Mitha) and I started the project with an intention to collectively think about the emotional, political and environmental aspects of the Mango – a fruit that is widely loved in Govanhill. For this project Rumpus Room has collaborated with Uronto, an artist-led open collective in Bangladesh. The collaboration is special,… Continue reading Sticky, Luminous Fruit for All!
By Ardis Önnerfors – Instead of our usual large, public harvest celebration we decided to do a smaller, more intimate version this year. Inviting our young artists’ committee, board, collaborating artists and neighbours we gathered under gazebos, hiding from the persistent Scottish autumn rain around a fire and shared fruits of the harvest. From our… Continue reading Harvest Potluck
By Rosie Coleman Collier – Currently on the MLitt programme in Curatorial Practice at Glasgow School of Art, my own research and curatorial work has been exploring how community practices and arts organisations can inform considerations on care, dependencies, labour, support, relations and intimacy. As part of my MLitt we can undertake a work placement;… Continue reading Ethical Work Placements
By studio team – Sticky, Luminous Fruit For AllMango Celebration! Saturday 17th of June, 12-4pm Rumpus Room Yard, Langside Lane Join artists Ragini Chawla, Hussein Mitha and young people of South Asian heritage and their peers at Rumpus Room for a community celebration of the mango season. The group have been working together to explore connections between cultural… Continue reading What’s on -Summer at the Studio!
💛S T U D I O U P D A T E !💛 Thanks to everyone for the support over the last few months as we work out our current space situation. We’ve had some positive discussions with our landlords at Bike For Good and are hoping to find a way to stay at the yard… Continue reading Spring News & Events at the Yard🌱