As this challenging year draws to an end we’d like to take this opportunity to thank you for being part of Govanhill and East Pollokshields Community and wish you kindness, strength and joy for the holidays and New Year. Inspired by the Random Acts of Kindness Foundation, click to view 12 Acts of Kindness you […]

Govanhill Baths is delighted to feature in a new short film from Glasgow City Heritage Trust. The Trust says of the film: “Glasgow, like cities all around the world, is today at a very real risk from climate change. The city’s heritage is no stranger to these concerns, but our historic buildings are also part […]

Exterior of Govanhill's Bath in the early 1900s

  Hello! I’m Kev. As a newly-minted addition to the volunteer team with GBCT, last month it was my honour to be asked to participate in Glasgow’s Doors Open Days as a Tour Guide. Despite having never taken charge of tours before, I wanted to try something different and learn a new skill. When I […]

Govanhill Baths is one of Forty-four creative projects across Scotland taking place thanks to £903,734 National Lottery funding through Creative Scotland in the latest round of Open Fund Awards. Three ambitious and unique art works including a large-scale hand-crafted mosaic from artist from Nathan Coley will be incorporated in the redevelopment of Govanhill Baths. The […]

The Govanhill Street Music Festival is back on Sunday 15th August! Join us to celebrate the rich and diverse musical contributions from the artists of Govanhill. This unique event showcases the talent and skill of top musicians and artists  – they take centre stage and fill the streets with music, bringing our community together. Listen to […]

The Govanhill International Festival and Carnival is back: bigger, brighter and bolder than ever before! Now in its fifth year, the festival began in 2016 as an antidote to racism towards migrant communities from Eastern Europe in Govanhill. It started as a carnival, parade and weekend of music, aiming to celebrate the diversity of the […]

Detroit, Glasgow Kolkata

Govanhill Baths is happy to be participating in an upcoming free event that examines the relationships to land and connecting voices in Detroit, Glasgow, and Kolkata (formerly Calcutta)  to explore pluralities and common areas of concern in community development and organising, strategic activism, and cultural sustainability at neighbourhood level. The event takes place online on […]

Happy Volunteers’ Week to all of our wonderful volunteers! Govanhill Baths thanks all the volunteers who have helped us in this very difficult year and to all who have been in touch are now able to bring their time and dedication to helping the fantastic Govanhill Baths Community. Click to view some information on volunteering […]