Job Vacancy – P/T Support Worker

RAGS TO RICHES PROJECT SUPPORT WORKER Salary: 1 day a week, £10 per hour for 6 months ( possible extension to 2 days a week funding permitting) Rags to Riches is looking for a motivated Project Support Worker to support the delivery of a range of provisions. We are a leading upcycling social enterprise aiming […]

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 […]

Govanhill Baths Community Share Offer 2017

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 […]

Govanhill Baths Centenary Celebrations Close With Major Conference

As part of our centenary celebrations this conference will look at the importance of municipal swimming baths & wash houses: their impact on public health and amateur swimming in Scotland; their architectural importance and what all this means today as Govanhill Baths is redeveloped into a community led Health and Wellbeing Centre. The conference is […]