Clubbing Together - Surviving the 1947 Polio epidemic

April 15th 2020

We’re asking people what they love about the baths. A club that’s 150 years old has a wealth of stories waiting to be told. Our History Group volunteers are passionate about our architecture, our membership and a social history that spans the generations.

As families recovered from the second world war, a new threat hit the country. A viral epidemic spread and cost lives until a new vaccine was found. History Group Volunteer Will Jess looks at how members and the club coped with the polio outbreak...

Read the full story here Polio in Glasgow: social distancing in 1947


If you’d like to share why you joined and why you’ll stick with us, send words and pictures to info@arlingtonbaths.co.uk

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