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Centenary Open Day – Saturday 25 March

Join us on March 25th to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the famous Govanhill Baths on Calder Street. Characters from Govanhills history will take on tours of the wonderful Edwardian Bathhouse. Historic Environment Scotland will be running free “Whats Your Heritage” workshops. Our Commmunity Archive will be open to view and we hope you can […]

Govanhill Baths Spring Programme

We have a very busy programme for the Spring of the year, with new classes in Archery and Pottery and mkore, running alongside our usual regulars. Have a look at the What’s On guide below or contact us at The Baths for more details on the Wellbeing programme. Rags to Riches continue their outreach work […]

1917 to 2017 – 100 Years of Govanhill Baths

Govanhill Baths opened to the public, for the first time, on 28th February 1917. As we move towards the second grand re-opening in 2019, Govanhill Baths Community Trust is celebrating the last hundred years of the Baths and Govanhill. A series of commissions, workshops, events and exhibitions are planned over 10 weeks from the anniversary […]

Pledge to Save the Baths!

PLEDGE TO SAVE THE BATHS! from Govanhill Baths on Vimeo. Govanhill Baths Community Trust today launch a fundraising campaign to raise the last million to refurbish the Baths. Costing more than £6million in total, the modern sports, wellbeing and cultural centre will transform lives if the building can be saved. The Trust is asking for […]

Nathan Coley to work with Govanhill Baths development

The Govanhill Baths Community Trust (GBCT) are delighted to announce that they have commissioned artist Nathan Coley to develop ideas for an artwork that will form part of the physical fabric and social history of the building in its next phase of redevelopment. Support from Creative Scotland will enable Nathan to carry out an intensive […]

Artists Commision – 1917-2017 Centenary Banner

To commemorate the centenary of the opening of the Govanhill Baths the Trust decided that an artist’s banner commission would make a valuable contribution to celebrating this unique achievement and as a permanent reminder of the huge achievement by the community in bringing the building back into use. The commission will compliment the vibrant and […]

Govanhill Swims Again – learn to swim at Govanhill Baths

After 16 years of struggle, the teaching pool at the Baths opens this month for lessons for children from babies to 5 years.  All classes are delivered in small groups, allowing the teacher to focus on the learners and tailor the lesson accordingly. 1 to 1 or 1 to 2 lessons may be available on […]

Happy New Year 2017

Out with the old in with the new – well not exactly!!! Here at Govanhill Baths Archive we treasure the rich, diverse, fascinating and ever-changing stories, people and events which have shaped the history of Govanhill Baths. On the 28th February 1917, Calder St Baths and Wash house opened it’s doors to the public for the first […]

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from GBCT

Govanhill Baths Community Trust will be closed from Friday 23 December until 10am on Wednesday 05 January. We would like to thank all of our supporters, service users, volunteers, out staff, and the people of Govanhill, for another successful year moving us closer to the ultimate goal of re-opening the Baths as a Wellbeing Centre. […]

Health and Wellbeing programme 2017

If you are looking to learn new skills, improve your health or just find a reason to get out of the house on a driech winter’s day, GBCT have a range of classes and courses available in the New Year.  All of the courses are FREE and open to all, although priority will be given […]