UNCOVERED: still homeless, still an issue

10 February – 4 April 2017
The Lighthouse

In 35 countries across the world, 110 street papers offer a hand up to people facing homelessness and unemployment.

Glasgow is right at the heart of this global movement of social enterprises, as the home of INSP. This first-of-its-kind exhibition of street paper covers and vendors’ stories, celebrated the hard work, respect and innovation that goes into creating these life-changing magazines.

This interactive show was part of #VendorWeek, INSP’s worldwide celebration of the men and women making a better life for themselves by selling street papers. Created in partnership with ideas agency Equator. Read more here.

Photo: Ewan Ramsay / INSP.ngo

Past events

UNCOVERED: Exhibition Launch

9 February 2017
6.30 – 8.30pm
The Lighthouse

Join us at the preview launch event to be one of the first to experience this brand new exhibition and meet the INSP team.


Alternative journalism vs. ‘alternative facts’

30 March 2017
6.30 – 8.30pm
The Lighthouse

As the global war against truth rages, our panel explores how alternative forms of journalism can lead the fight for facts. Join our panel for what is sure to be a lively discussion focusing on alternative media models; journalism for social change; fake news; fact checking; social media; political propaganda; opposition to facts and experts; and the role of journalists to hold power to account.
Chaired by international award-winning investigative journalist and academic Dr Eamonn O’Neill. Our panellists include:

  • Stuart Cosgrove – journalist and broadcaster
  • Peter Geoghegan – journalism lecturer and Director of The Ferret
  • Susan Smith – Editor of Third Force News
  • Angela Haggerty – Editor of CommonSpace
  • Tim Harris – Founder and Director of Real Change (Seattle’s street paper)