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 […]

Govanhill Baths Community Trust are so sad to share the news of the passing of a dear friend and supporter, Gill Wright. Gill was the Development Manager at Victoria Baths in Manchester and founder of Historic Pools of Britain (HPB). She was an early supporter and advocate of the Save Our Pool campaign and Govanhill […]

The 31st of March is International Transgender Day of Visibility. It is a day to celebrate the lives and achievements of transgender people in our community and across the world. Govanhill Baths Community Trust unconditionally stands in solidarity with trans people. We support the right of trans people for equality and empower trans people to […]

As Scotland’s vaccination plan is progressed it is imperative that vaccination and informed consent from Scotland’s diverse minority ethnic communities increases. Recent studies have emerged from England and Wales indicating that uptake of the vaccination within some marginalised and harder-to-reach communities is low (https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-55666407). The purpose of this survey is to identify information that is […]

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 […]