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 […]

The Teaching Pool. Scheduled to re-open January 2017

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. […]

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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 […]

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GBCT Annual Report 2015/16

2015-16 has been a remarkable year in the history of the Govanhill Baths Community Trust (GBCT) and the campaign to re-open Govanhill Baths.  The GBCT is well on the way to developing the phase 1(b) project to refurbish the Baths, as well as seeing a dramatic increase in the delivery of our well-being intiatives. The […]


Alan McGee returns to Govanhill to support the Baths campaign

Creation Records guru Alan McGee will be returning to his former home of Govanhill to introduce screenings of “Supersonic” the documentary about his most famous signing, Oasis.  Alan famously discovered the Manchester band when they were a support act at King Tuts in Glasgow. He used to live on Allison Street in Govanhill and, as […]


New Govanhill “bank note” to be launched

Last month we launched a competition for an artist to design the third set of Govanhill notes for the People’s Bank of Govanhill, the winner was Rabiya Choudhry who grew up in Govanhill and now lives in Leith. Rabiya says: “I have been creating alternative currencies since 2012, most recently for LeithLate festival, Edinburgh. I […]


Rags to Riches Upcycling courses

There are still a few places left on Rags to Riches’ upcycling courses starting from tomorrow (23 August).  The soft toys course is on Tuesdays, Book Binding course is on Wednesdays, Denim patchwork throws on Thursdays. All courses are FREE at 10am-12noon and run for six weeks. For more information or to register for the […]