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Coming Soon – Rags to Riches new retail outlet

Govanhills Baths Community Trust’s award-winning upcycling project Rags to Riches have secured new premises for a retail outlet on Victoria Road.  Our team are busy preparing the shop for a planned opening in May.                 The shop will sell Rags to Riches own branded products as well as […]

Yon Afro Collective – Glasgow International Festival 2018 at Govanhill Baths

Govanhill Baths Community Trust are delighted to announce that we will again be a venue for This year;s GI Festival, hosting Yon Afro Collective. Glasgow International is Scotland’s largest festival for contemporary art, taking place over three weeks every two years across the city of Glasgow. Renowned as a centre for contemporary art, the festival […]

Statement in repsonse to RCGF funding announcement

The Board of Trustees of Govanhill Baths Community Trust (GBCT) are extremely disappointed that, for the second year in a row, The Scottish Government has decided not to support the refurbishment of Govanhill Baths through the Regeneration Capital Grant Fund (RCGF). We believe that the reasoning behind the decision to not award funding to Govanhill […]

Govanhill Baths closed due to weather

Govanhill Baths will be closed to the public for Wednesday 28 February and Thursday 01 March due to the weather conditions.  All classes, appointments and room bookings are cancelled.  We hope to back open again on Friday. We apologise for any inconvenience this causes  

Another Busy Weekend at The Baths

This is the last weekend chance to catch the exhibition Taking a Line for a Swim a show of works by particpants in our recent drawing classes, in the foyer. The exhibition will be open 9.30am-3.30pm on Saturday and will then only be open during office hours until 02 March. Govanhill Theatre present Whisky Galore […]

Job Opportunity – Part Time Swimming Instructor

Job Opportunity – Swimming Instructor Govanhill Baths Community Trust is now looking for an additional swimming teacher to join our small team to support delivery of our Learn to Swim Programme. Classes are small, with 2 teachers per class working in the water to support the learners. We aim for a fun, learning environment, while […]

Govanhill Baths Arts Events in February

February is another busy month at The Baths, and also sees the launch of a Community Interest Company that has emerged out of last year’s Govanhill International Carnival. Our latest art exhibition in the foyer launches today (February 06).  TAKING A LINE FOR A SWIM is a show of work by the participants from our […]

International Womens Day Festival at Govanhill Baths

Women and the 21 st Century Environment A Festival for International Women’s Day 2018 07 – 10 March 2018 Supported by Glasgow Life Vibrancy Fund International Women’s Day began in 1909 in New York as a celebration of the movement for Women’s Rights. It was adopted by the UN in 1975 and is celebrated around […]

This is NOT a Burns Night

Nae rituals, nae offal, nae bevvy, just poetry. On Thursday 25th January at 7,30pm we are back again for our annual poetry event on Burns night.  Govanhill Baths is delighted to present some of Scotland’s finest wordsmiths featuring Marc Sherland, Angie Strachan, Finola Scott, Darren “Loki” McGarvey and Magi Gibson. Tickets are available online at https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3224718

Re-Advertisement – Job Opportunity with Rags to Riches

Rags to Riches, our award-winning upcycling project, is looking for a Manager for our new retail outlet. A full job description and details of how to apply are included below.   Rags to Riches Retail Manager Application form Rags to Riches Retail Manager Start and Finish: 26th February 2018 – 30th February 2020 Salary: £23,800 […]