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About Us

Outspoken Arts Scotland Ltd is the new name for Gala Scotland Ltd producer’s of Glasgay! ®, Scotland’s only professional LGBT multi-arts festival. Founded in 1993 by Cordelia Ditton and Dominic D’Angelo, the festival’s operating company GALA Scotland Ltd was then incorporated in 1995.  The company changed its name in August 2015 to reflect a new year round purpose and extended programme of work.

The Company operates from its base at 27-29 Trongate, Rose & Grants Cafe/performance space, situated in the heart of Glasgow’s Merchant City and a growing cultural quarter.

The Company is funded by Creative Scotland and Glasgow City Council. The Company also receives commercial sponsorship and occasional grants from trusts and foundations.

Outspoken Arts Scotland Ltd
It is a Charitable Company Registered in Scotland No SC 157153
Charity No. SCO 23620 | VAT No. 797 3863 59
Glasgay! ® is a registered trademark UK00003044157

Board of Directors (as at Feb 2015)
David Hay, Chair
Patrick Harvie MSP
Lynn Sheridan
Tony Ozell
Garry MacLaughlin
Vicky Gunn
Amanda Verlaque
Cllr Chris Kelly


About Us