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Improve Your Wellbeing With Our Postcards

Our exciting new Wellbeing project launches today! Govanhill Baths Community Trust is launching an innovative project to support and improve people’s wellbeing. In collaboration with artist and illustrator Jem Milton, we are distributing free postcard packs in Govanhill through shops, community groups, and GPs for people to collect. Each pack contains six commissioned designs that […]

Make your own Christmas Decorations!

Come for a one-day session with us, where you can use textures and stamps to make beautiful decorations for your tree or mantlepiece. Once completed they will be glazed and fired for you to collect. Choose from Sunday 15th November or Sunday 29th November. Both days run from 10am – 1pm. Click to book a […]

The Govanhill Queer Community Banner Project

Category Is Books and Govanhill Baths Community Trust are delighted to present The Govanhill Queer Community Banner, a celebration of our diverse community. Working with poet Dean Atta and artist gainAgain (Drew Taylor Wilson), the banner weaves together words and imagery by the queer community about collective experiences, histories, relationships and life in Govanhill, creating […]

Commission: Urban Journeys in Community Landownership

Community Land Scotland are looking for artists to work closely with Urban Community Landowners: Govanhill Baths, Bridgend Farmhouse and Greener Kirkcaldy for a new project Urban Journeys. This call-out is for three separate commission opportunities (please see individual briefs in links) to work collaboratively with these Urban Community Landowners and creatively, visually or otherwise, tell […]

Govanhill Poetry Splash

The 8th annual Govanhill Poetry Splash takes place on National Poetry Day (Thu 01October). For the first time it will be an online event due to COVID restrictions. Staring back in 2012, the Poetry Splash had featured some of Scotland’s best known poets and spoken word artists including Liz Lochhead, Tom Leonard, Harry Josephine Giles, […]

Vacancy: Business Operations Manager

Remade Network is a social enterprise that sets up collaborative repair hubs with communities. Our first project, ‘The Repair Stop’ has just launched in Govanhill, at 21 Nithsdale Street, working collaboratively with Govanhill Baths Community Trust, Repair Cafe Glasgow, Glasgow Tool Library, The Pram Project and Glasgow City Council. We provide affordable repairs in household […]

New Job: Govanhill Baths Arts Co-ordinator

An exciting opportunity exists for a well qualified and creative person to join the team of staff and volunteers at the Govanhill Baths Community Trust (GBCT). We are looking to recruit an Arts Co-ordinator to develop and coordinate the delivery of the Govanhill Baths Arts (GBArt) Programme. Applicants will be required to outline, by referring […]

Supporting Each Other; Learning Together

With the ethos of strengthening the community resilience through peer support and joint learning, Govanhill Baths Community Trust has been actively engaging with the Somali Association in Glasgow, the Friends of Romano Lav and the local Irish community to strengthen their organisations during the pandemic. We have secured Wellbeing funding which is being used by […]

People’s Pantry Update

We are sorry to announce that due to unforeseen circumstances we are delaying the launch of the People’s Pantry. We are hoping to be able to open it in the first part of July.  For more information please email:  community@govanhillbaths.com

Support for the Irish Community in the Govanhill Area

We aim to provide crucial wellbeing support to members of the Irish community who may be experiencing difficulties at this time. We can offer: Telephone befriending Support you to access services Access to the Govanhill Baths Wellbeing Packs and Activities Provision of food from The People’s Pantry The type of support provided will be tailored […]