Govanhill Updates {Late October}


Govanhill vs Climate Chaos

The Deep End, 21 Nithsdale Street G41 2PZ – Monday November 1st – 12th 

Govanhill Baths invites you to a wide range of workshops, talks, films, exhibitions & more. See the full programme

Climate Conversations with Young Activist @ Rumpus Room

South Hub Yard, 539 Victoria Road 

Langside Lane, G42 8BH, 2-3.30pm

In the run up to COP26 taking place in November, Rumpus Room are creating an informal space for 14-25 year-olds to learn, reflect about climate change and environmental justice. In addition, we will be showcasing @ the CCA during the climate conference. Find out more here and see full dates here.

Free Photography Workshops in Govanhill (Street Level Photoworks)

Oct, 27th – Dec, 1st from 12-2pm @ Bee’s Knees Café

Nov, 3rd – Dec, 8th from 6-8pm @ Wee Plate Cafe

All Materials are provided. To book a place, e-mail or phone 07588 168 788.

Celebrating November the 5th safely

Cycle Rides for New Scots (Bike for Good)

Every Wednesday @ 12.30pm Bikes and helmets provided

Cycle Rides for New Scots are still happening and we are planning to keep it going throughout the winter (if the weather permits). For anybody who would like to explore Glasgow, learn about cycle routes or simply to meet other like minded people. Still trying to get your way with cycling? We do cycling lessons on Wednesdays (alternatively on Monday) at 10.30am. Get in touch with Marketa for any questions you may have

Repair Sessions (Repair Café Glasgow)

Every second and fourth Saturday of the month 12 noon – 3 pm

The Deep End, 21 Nithsdale StreetDo you have a broken lamp that needs to be fixed? A hole in your favourite jumper? Volunteer repairers will be here to help you fix your items.


Free employability training from GCDT 

Govanhill Community Development Trust is running free training to help you find work or volunteer throughout October. See the timetables below and contact or for more information and to sign up. 

Scottish Refugee Council

Are you a refugee or seeking asylum? Do you want to volunteer in Scotland?

Oct, 28th from 2-4pm On Zoom: register on this link to complete the registration form for this meeting.

You can attend one of our monthly Volunteering Information Afternoons.

Any questions? Email us at


GAMIS – Govanhill Picture House 

We are holding a community consultation about redeveloping the empty part of the building and in poor condition. The idea is to turn it into a community cinema and arts hub. Share your thoughts in this survey by following this link:


Glasgow Code Learning (GCL)

Applications from Oct, 4th until Nov, 29th for 16-24 year olds

Glasgow Code Learning (GCL) is inspiring young people to kick start their digital careers. What does this course offer? A pathway of free and flexible courses in web design, software development and cyber security (SCQF levels 5-7). Courses are part-time and 6-12 weeks long. Learners will receive a student card to access Clyde College’s facilities, have access to laptops, software and connectivity, and hear from employers and industry experts on careers available in the Digital Technologies sector. For more information and to register visit our website:
or contact

Govanhill  ESOL Classes

Do you live in Govanhill and want to learn English?

Email Claire for further information and to sign up: or message her on Whatsapp: 0791 7974 731. More information here: 



We are recruiting for the post of Administration Officer
48 Darnley Street, Glasgow. Please email your application to by 9am, Thursday 4th November 2021. Part time, £19250 pro rata per annum until March 2022. For further information contact 

See the full job pack and apply at:

Big Noise Govanhill

Exciting new vacancy offered for a Strings Musician/Teacher to join our team. Apply by Nov, 1st. This is a permanent post, 4 days a week during term time (Monday – Thursday) and 3 days a week during holiday periods. Full details here:

Fundraising and Impact Manager (Bike for Good)

Find our more. Deadline: Friday 29th October.

Various Roles (Amina Muslim Women’s Resource Centre)

Employability Officer 

Financial Inclusion Advocacy Officer

Deadline for both roles: Tuesday 2nd November, 9am

Details about both roles


Winter Social Wellbeing Fund

Application deadline, Nov, 5th 

Fund for local organisations providing services to Glasgow City residents, to enable them to support individuals aged 16 and over who may be isolated over the winter period. For more information, click here Winter Social Wellbeing Fund (Glasgow) 2021-2022 | Impact Funding Partners

Scottish Winter Festivals Funds 

Aim: Our goal is to support multicultural community events around St Andrews Day and Burns Night. Click here for more information Scottish Winter Festivals Fund


– For St Andrew’s Day events: Friday 19th November 2021

– For Burns Night events: Monday 17th January 2022

Energy Savings Trust

Follow this link to enquire further Energy Redress Fund 

Brief: Funds available for registered charities to deliver energy projects. To discuss your application contact Lilian Delaney at Home Energy Scotland:

COVID Community Memorial Projects Fund

The Scottish Government has established a £4.1M fund for projects that reflect local people’s experiences of the pandemic. Community groups and faith groups can work with artists to develop commemorative gardens, memorials or artworks. Keep an eye on their website for updates.


Family Finances Support @ Glasgow Life

If you are a parent or carer, we offer support for better paid employment and free training and education to gain control over your household finances. Free one to one advice. Email 07443 814 190 or send a text message 07584773928.

Census March 2022

This census will be a digital first census and we want to encourage as many households in Scotland as possible to complete it online. We would like to invite you to one or more of the online events listed below, to give you information on how the census will be delivered and how you can help get messages and support to those groups you already support in other ways, to ensure they can take part in the census and be counted.

Wednesday, 27 October 202114:00 – 14:30Parents of young childrenClick here to register for event
Wednesday, 3 November 202111:00 – 11:30Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME)Click here to register for event
Wednesday, 10 November 202114:00 – 14:30VeteransClick here to register for event
Wednesday, 17 November 202111:00 – 11:30Older peopleClick here to register for event
Wednesday, 24 November 202111:00 – 11:30Digitally excluded/High deprivationClick here to register for event
Wednesday, 1 December 202111:00 – 11:30Gaelic SpeakersClick here to register for event
Wednesday, 8 December 202111:00 – 11:30People with disabilitiesClick here to register for event
Wednesday, 15 December 202111:00 – 11:30Rural areas and islandsClick here to register for event
Wednesday, 12 January 202211:00 – 11:30LGBTIClick here to register for event
Wednesday, 19 January 202211:00 – 11:30Young people not living at homeClick here to register for event

Office space to rent in Govanhill

Are you a local business, charity or social enterprise looking for an office or workspace in the south of Glasgow? We offer a range of serviced offices and workspaces to rent on flexible terms. Follow these two links Govanhill Workspace and Victoria Court via Govanhill Community Development Trust (GCDT). GCDT can also provide assistance to help you grow your business or organisation, make local connections and access funding and other support.

Contact Marie McBeth, Marketing & Partnership Worker
Phone on 07741 893 008 or Email

Remade Network Announcement : COMPUTER Devices

We are delighted to announce we have a new batch of high-quality refurbished desktops in stock for sale and available in batches of 10-20 as part of a new desktop distribution project.

If you are interested in placing an order for sales please contact or visit for more info.


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