Coronavirus / COVID-19 Updates

To find up-to-date information on the Coronavirus situation in Scotland please visit The Scottish Government website.


Wasps Building Access during COVID-19

From Monday 9 August remaining Scottish Government-imposed restrictions have been eased. However, for the safety and security of our tenants, visitors and staff Wasps is maintaining some of the policies we have been following thus far. Regardless of an individuals’ vaccination status, or region’s restriction level, while at any Wasps building we request that the following measures be continued so that all tenants, staff and visitors have the confidence in continuing to use these facilities.

To stay safe, to protect others and to save lives, all tenants, workshop & event organisers, and visitors should follow the FACTS while using Wasps buildings:

  • Face coverings in enclosed communal spaces
  • Avoid crowded places
  • Clean your hands and surfaces regularly
  • Two-metre social distancing
  • Self-isolate and book a test if you develop coronavirus symptoms

Moving through the buildings

  • All visitors and studio users must use the Eve Pass Track and Trace system.
  • Tenants are fully responsible for any visitors they invite into the building.
  • Tenants must escort visitors to studios/workshop spaces in a safe and responsible way.

Please carefully read and understand the Wasps COVID-19 Guidance before you enter any building, all building users must adhere to all measures in place. We have a dedicated helpdesk should you have any questions: coronavirushelpdesk@waspsstudios.org.uk


Wasps Galleries and Exhibitions 

We can now to safely welcome visitors back to our gallery spaces. To keep up-to-date with current exhibitions and open venues, please visit the programme page for the full arts programme.

All visitors must follow Wasps COVID-19 Guidance above.

Wasps has limited capacity entry to all gallery venues, on display on entrance to the exhibition space. We will ask audience members to safely queue outside the venue if we are at capacity upon arrival.


Wasps Workshop Guidance

The hosting of workshops is now permitted. However, for each event permission must be sought from Wasps’ Property Team, who will be able to advise applicants on the capacity of the intended venue space.

Read Wasps latest Workshop Guidance here.


Wasps Residencies: Guidance during COVID-19

The Booth, Shetland and Admiral’s House, Skye are categorised as self-catering holiday accommodation. Please download the Wasps Residency Covid Guidance which sets out the measures Wasps has implemented in its residency spaces and the restrictions we ask you to adhere to at this time, to keep yourself and others around you safe.


Space Enquiries and Viewings 

Physical distancing and safe working measures are in place at all Wasps buildings. To enquire about a Studio or Creative Industry space with Wasps please click here.


Last update: 15 October 2021