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This is Not a Craft Fair 6th Edition

It is now safe. ‘H’ is truly over and it’s now time to use the ‘C’ word. Govanhill Baths Community Trust’s upcycling social project Rags to Riches presents the 6th edition of its popular upcycle Christmas craft fair. This Is Not A Craft Fair is set to get us all on the way to a […]

Vacancy – Board of Trustees

The Govanhill Baths Community Trust is looking for new Board members who are committed to helping the Trust re-open the Baths as a Wellbeing Centre and contribute to the social, cultural and built regeneration of Govanhill as a community on the Southside of Glasgow. These are exciting times for the Govanhill Baths Community Trust. After […]

Poets Pool Together for Govanhill Baths

Scottish Poets “Pool Together” For Govanhill Baths A group of poets and spoken-word artists in Scotland have written and recorded poems specially written for the historic Govanhill Baths project in Glasgow’s Southside. Inspired by the Nationwide Building Society’s series of TV adverts the writers, including Stu Who, Victoria McNulty, Leyla Josephine and Liam McCormick, have […]

Poet Laureate Of Glasgow Celebrates Govanhill Baths

On National Poetry Day 2017, we are delighted that Jim Carruth, Glasgow’s Poet Laureate, has composed a poem for Govanhill Baths.   Cast into the Pool at Babel (for Govanhill Baths) Like silent eternity at the bottom, senses numb, depth pressing you against all that rubble from the ruined tower. Some above would love to […]

Community Shares Launch – It’s Your Pool

BECOME AN OWNER OF GOVANHILL BATHS After 17 years of determined campaigning, the people of Govanhill are about the build the next era in the history of their beloved Edwardian bathhouse and pools.  Because of the solidarity and unyielding commitment of local people the project has almost reached the £6.4M target needed for the new […]

Job Vacancy – Receptionist

Trust receptionist: JOB DESCRIPTION Applications close 8th October Interviews 16th October Job to begin on the 23rd October Location: Govanhill Baths 99, Calder Street Glasgow, G42 7RA Reports to: Trust Manager Hours: 10.30am – 5.30pm Mon-Fri Salary: £8.45 an hour, plus pension. Conditions according to GBCT standard contract. Role and Responsibilities: The GBCT Receptionist is […]

Tom Urie returns to the Baths to join the 6th Govanhill Annual Poetry Splash

Govanhill Baths Community Trust are delighted to confirm that Tom Urie will be joining us at this year’s Poetry Splash to provide the music on the night.  Fresh from his incredible performance of Nessun Dorma at Last Night of the Proms, Tom will join poets Jim Ferguson, Victoria McNulty, Leyla Josephine and Calum Rodger for […]

Baths Centenary Celebrations End with Conference, Exhibitions and Tours

A conference this week (Wednesday 23 August) starts the last lap of our centenary celebrations.  The conference will kick off 3 weeks of events culminating in tours of the building on Doors Open Day (Saturday 16 September). Public Health and the Built Environment is a one-off event looking at the importance of municipal swimming baths & […]

Colourful and Noisy – Let’s Build a “Scottish Nottinghill”

The first Govanhill International Carnival will take to the streets on Saturday 26 August, leaving Govanhill Park at 1pm and parading to Queens Park Arena for a day of music and fun from 2pm onwards.  Over 30 groups, from trade unions and community groups, to schools and football teams, will celebrate Govanhill, Scotland’s most culturally […]