This last year has been an overwhelming whirlwind. Some of us might have had, or still do, very strong feelings that are difficult to put into words and handle even in the best of times. There are different coping mechanisms that people might use in to try and control these feelings or express them. Govanhill […]

Govanhill Baths Community Trust is an activist-based organisation run from and by the grassroots of our community. We were formed from two community campaigns against closures of public services, Southside Against Closures and Save Our Pool. We have shown by example, over years, the effectiveness of genuine community-led action. As such, we offer our full […]

This year our upcycling social enterprise Rags to Riches is taking part in the worldwide campaign Fashion Revolution. With its brand of workshops and products, they consistently aim to highlight the plight that waste has on our environment and its effect on climate change. The number of garments produced annually has doubled since 2000 and […]

The Big Waste Zero Market will be held on the first Saturday of every month. The next one will be on 1st May, 11:00am to 4:00pm, at The Deep End, 21 Nithsdale Street, Glasgow G41 2PZ. From innovative zero-waste design and creative collectors to vintage, antiques and hidden treasure, everything sold is made from waste, […]

Nicola Sturgeon MSP and staff sanding in food shop

Govanhill Baths’ community food project, the People’s Pantry, was pleased to welcome on Thursday 8th April Nicola Sturgeon, local MSP for Glasgow Southside constituency. Ms Sturgeon was able to see first-hand the invaluable service our pantry provides to the local people. With so many experiencing food insecurity, the Pantry is a lifeline and example of […]

Today, we celebrate the 50th anniversary of International Roma Day. Govanhill Baths Community Trust wish a happy International Roma Day to all our Roma neighbours. It is a day to celebrate the rich culture, history and heritage of Roma people worldwide and a day when Govanhill shows our support and solidarity with our Roma communities. […]

We have two new vacancies and an artist commission opportunity:   Arts Project Manager (Culture Collective Project) 22.5 hours per week An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced, motivated and passionate Project Manager, with experience of Creative Producing, to join the Govanhill Baths team and lead on an ambitious arts project, following funding from […]

The long-awaited refurbishment of Govanhill Baths has officially begun, almost twenty years to the day that the building was first occupied by the community in an attempt to prevent it from closing in 2001. See below a statement from Govanhill Baths Community Trust’s Chair, Alex Wilde: We are delighted that ownership of the Govanhill Baths […]