Many Studios


Many Studios is a purpose-designed creative hub in the East End of Glasgow. Based at the heart of the Barras, we host 32 unique studio spaces, 6 freelance desks, two creative shop units, event and meeting space, and over 60 members. We also host The Gallow Gate, a platform for the development, presentation, and discussion of contemporary visual art and culture.

Many Studios is one of a few central studio providers, providing 24 hour access, catering facilities, unlimited wifi, a connected professional network and, significantly, unaffected heating – offering a uniquely comfortable creative working environment.

The organisation provides social space, meeting room and an extensive creative and cultural network alongside professional expertise. Fostering a vibrant community of artists, Many Studios provides an environment conducive to professional development, enhancing understanding and awareness of national and international contemporary arts practice and providing professional development opportunities through constructive informal dialogue and an accessible programme of participative, critical and creative projects.

Creative Studios: 3 available

M8 | 9 sqm | £135.00 per month | available now
This studio is on an open plan balcony. Studios are defined by markings on the floor.

S9 | 19 sqm | £285.00 per month | available 11th Aug
This studio is in Block A, a semi-open plan area within the building, with 4 walls and a lockable door.

All rates include service: heating, electricity, wifi, access to communal areas including free use of a meeting room.

Creative Shop Units: 1 available

Workshop 2, 8 Kent Street | 27 sqm | £600.00 per month | six monthly lease | available now
There are no additional charges - heating, electricity, water and wifi are included in our monthly rate, and no business rates required for this studio.

Freelance Desks: 1 available | £90.00 per month

Our Creative Studios operate on rolling monthly leases, so spaces come available sporadically. If you would like to apply for an available studio or to be added to the waiting list for other studio spaces, please complete a registration form and send it as a PDF to with 6 examples of work. 




We have over 60 residents currently working within Many Studios, coming from a wide spectrum of creative practices. 

Visual Art & Writing

NeedleMaker,  Allan MacRitchie,  Emily Furneaux, Grizelda Chang,  Civic RoomClive Jackson,  Alison McCandlishCalum McClureNatalia PalomboJon Cairns,  Jen Sykes, Aeji Seo, Richard George, Natalia Sliwinska, Collette Kerr, Kirsty Lackie, Ryan James King, Kaitlin Mechan, Maia Ronan, Michael Nicholson, The Blackbird Collective.

Design & Architecture

Jennifer Gray, Michael Friel, New Practice,  Scenic Lets,  Gioia Mia,  Bottled Love,  We Are Hug,  Red Apple Handmade, Scott Crawford, Siobhan McKenna, Scarinish Studio, Submarine Studio, Scott McClure, Selcuk Colakoglu, Wee Creative.


Colin Tennant, Mikey Rutherford,

Film and Theatre

Nathan Smith,  Richard Evans (Studio Evans), Fraser Lappin, Jennifer Grubb, Cara Roxburgh, Jane McInally.


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