Tender Hands is a small community based and education focused risograph press, specialising in creative community engagement workshops and publishing + distributing publications and arts by creatives of colour, queer, non-binary and trans folks.

Our aim is to make printing creative content more accessible, affordable and to also help diversify DIY scenes, creative communities and spaces.

We are currently based in Glasgow Zine Library in Govanhill, Glasgow, UK.

Find us here:
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636 Cathcart Road
G42 8AA
Glasgow, United Kingdom










With a focus on DIY arts, diversifying and building community art spaces, we offer workshops and open access sessions:

MAKE STUFF CLUB / FREE/
Every last thursday of the month/ 6-8pm:

workshops exploring a contemporary model of skill-sharing, open to all who seek comfort through making. Every month we create a safe and playful space to encourage people of all abilities and backgrounds to bring a project they have been working on for any advice, critique or lots of helping hands.
#makestuffclub / @makestuffclub

Riso Inductions/£12
Every first + third friday of the month/ 12-4pm:

want to learn more about risograph printing and how you can publish your own zine or create other printed works? We now hold inductions on our equipment, where you will be shown how to use the riso printer and other fascilities.

Riso Open-Access/Book Slots:
Every second + fourth friday of the month/ 12-4pm:
once you’ve had your induction, you can book yourself a (half, 1 or 2 hour) slot to print your projects!  Slot-sheets will be posted on the TH board. 

Open Access price-list:
£2/ master per colour (A4)
10p/ printed impression
£3/ master per colour (A3)
15p/ printed impression

5p/ White uncoated recylced Paper (80-120gsm)
10p/ Coloured uncoated Paper(80-120gsm)

TH technician will be there to help you assist if needed and to calculate all costs, just bring your print job and ask us!

All prices are non-profit and will go towards covering consumables and requiring better equipment.
All Govanhill residents will receive 20% discount on all print jobs.
In partnership with Glasgow Zine Library
@glasgowzinelib / #glasgowzinelibrary


if you have any questions, you can contact us at: tenderhandspress@gmail.com


✄ Upcoming events:



✐  Riso- zine making workshops coming soon!


✄ Call out:

✐ Lost In Transition zine

Lost in Transition explores displacement, acceptance, vulnerability, anger and forgiveness through a series of letters aimed to loved ones by queer south asians who have struggled with understanding their identity whilst having to conform to binary notions and forms in their culture and environment.

deadline: 20th Nov / submissions to tenderhandspress@gmail.com

✄ News:

✐ We are now based in Glasgow Zine Library! 

✐ We have also set up a patreon in order to save up funds to put towards better equipment and costs towards consumables and this website!

Please do suppot us if you can or if you come across any bursaries/ways to apply for funding, then that would also be so much appreciated!