Film screening in Templemore Baths, East Belfast

Baths Film Hits the Road

Fran Higson’s film United We Will Swim… Again about the 14 year long struggle to save Govanhill Baths has started a tour of the UK, screening at swimming pools, community centres and other events across the country.  Fresh from the premiere at the Edinburgh International Film Festival, the tour kicked off on Saturday at Templemore […]

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Closure of The Emporium Charity Shop

It was with deep regret that GBCT had to make the decision to close our Charity Shop, The Emporium.  The shop opened in August 2001, initially at a site in Calder Street and then to the popular site on Victoria Road.  Rising costs and the recession have hit many similar shops and we could not […]

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Events at the Baths in May

May is a very busy month at the Baths with a whole range of events centred around the Southside Fringe.  As well as an extension to GBCT’s “100 years of Govanhill Baths” exhibition in the foyer, GBart will be hosting “Concrete Ribs”, an exhibition of new work by Helen de Main, Sarah Forrest and Carla […]

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Celebrating Our Centenary: Book and exhibition launch

100 years since the laying of the foundation stone of the building, Govanhill Baths Community Trust is delighted to announce the formal launch of a permanent archive and centenary publication. United We Will Swim: 100 Years of Govanhill Baths, published by Luath Press, documents the rich, diverse and inspiring story of Govanhill Baths and the […]

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Stalled Spaces 2014-15

We plan to give new life to the underused garden at the back of Govanhill Baths Community Trust on Kingarth Street and develop a community garden space; a place of rest and reflexion. The project will create a ‘Wildlife Garden’ with wildflowers and innovative upcycled planters installation with a discreet tree seating. We aim to […]

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Wellbeing project moves forward!

The Princes Regeneration Trust appointed as Project Manager The Board of the Trust is delighted to announce that the Big Lottery Fund has awarded us a major development grant of £34k to take forward Phase 1 of our scheme to refurbish the baths. Big Lottery’s endorsement means there is now a fantastic future ahead for […]