We are happy to announce the chosen illustrator of our recent open call to create an illustration of the Battle of Calder Street. We had almost 60 submissions and after a tough decision-making process we chose Aoife O’Toole to carry out the commission. Aoife will create an illustration of the moment in 2001 when police […]

Graffiti portrait of George Floyd with text "I can't breathe"

Combating racism is something which should matter to all of us and is central to the work and principles of Govanhill Baths and all that we do. We recognise our role in Govanhill in combatting racism, bigotry and discrimination, and working with others to aid the defeat of such prejudice. We define ourselves by a […]

Our Wellbeing, Arts and Health programme in partnership with Govanhill Doctors Surgery is currently piloting a 6-month social prescribing initiative. Throughout lockdown we’ve been working with Community Link Practitioners to create arts and crafts, gardening and wellbeing packs for patients. We’re now running two tailored classes and have commissioned custom-made distraction boxes for anyone using […]

We have five vacancies for artists or creative practitioners to help deliver an exciting new arts programme as part of the national Culture Collective project of Creative Scotland! In response to the ravaging effect that COVID-19 has had on the creative sector, Govanhill Baths Community Trust (GBCT) will provide stable PAYE employment to five artists […]

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, […]