International grafitti and design festival planned for SWG3

Glasgow has become a canvas for street art
Glasgow has become a canvas for street art

Yard Works Festival 2017 is an International celebration of graffiti, street art and design, which will be spread throughout the SWG3 Complex, with a focus on the new Galvanisers Yard. 25 top graffiti street artists from across Europe and over 50 of the best Scottish artists will bring the concrete playground to life.

In addition to the 80+ artists painting live there will be:

– Street Food
– Bars with Craft Beers
– DJ’s
– Break Dancing Showacse
– Skateboarding Showcase
– Pop-Up Paint & Prints Store
– Specialist Graffiti Workshops
– Creation Station for the Kids (Everyone can try their hand at painting!)

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Artists include:

Acid Collapse (Barcelona)
Akme (Glasgow)
Asone (Glasgow)
Astek (London)
Bart Smeets – (Antwerp)
Bonzai – (London)
Cheo (Bristol)
Conzo (Glasgow)
Ejek (Glasgow) –
Elph (Edinburgh)
Gazmac (Glasgow)
Inkie (Bristol)
Krime (Dundee)
Makone (Glasgow)
Mark Worst (Glasgow)
My Dog Sighs (Portsmouth)
Paco (Dundee)
Rask (Ireland)
Rogue 1 (Glasgow)
Smug (Glasgow)
Snub23 (Brighton)
Sokem (Bristol)
Spore (Glasgow)
Steve Locatelli (Antwerp)
Tizer (London)
Trench 1 (Edinburgh)
Vera (Dundee)
Voyder (Bristol)
Vues (Glasgow)

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Admission to the event will cost £5 for adults, free for children under 16 and free for G3 postcode residents (email

SWG3 presents YARDWORK FESTIVAL – Graffiti – Street – Design
Saturday 6th May, 11am-10pm
Sunday 7th May, 11am-8pm


This is an all ages, family friendly event. U16s must be accompanied by an adult.

Dogs are permited in external areas but not indoors.

The event is supported by Creative Scotland, Scottish Enterprise, Abellio Transport Holdings and SWG3

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