Arlington @150 - a celebration of 150 years of the Arlington Baths

Please note that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic events at the baths are subject to change.

As part of our 150th anniversary celebrations, we are bringing together a program of events that reflect the life and history of the Baths over our incredible first century and a half. To find out more about an event please click on the event title below. Please keep a watch on this page as the program develops and if you have an idea for an event or wish to help our volunteer members please get in touch by email here.


In the Shadow of the Crane Book Launch

November 11th 2020

From: 19:00 until 20:30

Celebrate the launch of John Keeman’s memoir, In the Shadow of the Crane, a powerful story of growing up beneath the shadow of the Finnieston Crane.

Murder at the Mela Book Launch

November 4th 2020

From: 19:00 until 20:30

Leela Soma’s new novel, Murder at the Mela, is an eagerly awaited addition to Tartan Noir in which Glasgow’s first Asian DI joins the ranks of great fictional Scottish detectives.

Virtual Baths Tour Launch Event

September 17th 2020

From: 16:00 until 17:00

Join us for a virtual tour of the Arlington and hear how the baths was put together over 30 years from 1870-1902 by 4 different Glasgow architects

Self Guided Walking Tour Launch Event

September 15th 2020

From: 20:30 until 21:30

Join the history group to discuss the self guided tour of Woodlands, Park and Sandyford follow in the footsteps of some of the baths founders 150 years ago.

Digital Doors Open Days 2020

September 11th 2020

From: 10:00 until 16:00

We're taking part again this year in the celebration of the city's architectural heritage. This year things will be a bit different.

The Birthday Party

July 11th 2020

From: 17:00 until 19:00

On the anniversary of our foundation come to the Birthday Party.

Art at the Arlington Workshop - Postponed

April 25th 2020

From: 14:00 until 16:00

This event will hopefully be rescheduled for later in the year. Dip your toes into mindful mark making with Marion Gardyne.

Film Night The Pleasure Palace

February 28th 2020

From: 18:00 until 20:00

Take a peek in the Arlington's recent past with The Pleasure Palace, a 1997 documentary featuring members past and present!

Fouzia Zafar Exhibition - Oasis

February 6th 2020

From: 10:00 until 17:30

Baths member Fouzia Zafar exhibits her work inspired by the quirkiness of life in the Baths at the Glasgow Print Studio until March 1st

Burns - Fine Food for a Fiver

January 24th 2020

From: 19:00 until 21:30

It’s almost on Burns Night, so on Friday 24th January at 7.00pm. We’ll have traditional fare as well as other delicious culinary delights. Guests are especially welcome, so do bring a pal or two.

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