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 […]

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This Week at the Baths

We are looking forward to an exciting week of International culture at the Baths.  On Tuesday (09 August) prize-winning Palestinian photographer Hamde Abu Rahme unveils his first solo UK exhibition.  Hamde will be touring the country talking of his experiences as a photo-journalist on the West Bank, the exhibition will be at the Baths for […]


Govanhill Baths celebrates “Our Steamie”

Today (Thursday 21 July) sees the launch of Govanhill Theatre’s production of Tony Roper’s play “The Steamie”.  Directed by Victor Kennedy, the classic play about Glasgow’s steamies and the women who populated the wash-houses runs for 9 nights.  Tickets are available from the GBCT offices at 99 Calder street or online at www.brownpapertickets.com Alongside the […]


People’s Bank of Govanhill note design competition

Design the next set of notes for The People’s Bank of Govanhill Call for local artists to design the new Govanhill currencyThe People’s Bank of Govanhill is looking for Govanhill based artists to design a new set of notes or coins for this exciting local currency project.Previous editions of notes were designed by Ailie Rutherford […]


Govanhill Baths unveils The Steamie Project

Alongside Govanhill Theatre’s summer production of Tony Roper’s “The Steamie”, we are delighted to announce “The Steamie Project”.  The project aims to gather stories and memories of Glasgow’s steamies, developing into a creative project and the production of a book “Our Steamie”. The project was inspired by Tony Ropers play and the poem “Govanhill” by […]


Paranormal Investigation at the Baths

On Saturday 25 June Lanarkshire Paranormal will be carrying out a paranormal investigation overnight at the Baths. Lanarkshire Paranormal are a dedicated team of paranormal researchers. Based in Scotland, they investigate both private locations and organize many nationwide events. With the latest in hi-tech equipment and over 16 years experience, Lanarkshire Paranormal are at the […]


New Play for Refugee Week 2016

No-one can escape their own history in this dark tale of regret and revenge written and Directed by Fatima Uygun. Jeffrey is deeply concerned about his brother Stevie, a decorated and homeless gulf war veteran. After a chance meeting with an Iraqi refugee, Yasmin, Stevie’s behaviour becomes more worrying. Battling his own alcoholism, Jeffrey attempts […]