The heritage swim event at Victoria Baths was organised to help
raise vital funds for the Baths.

Splash Back In Time

For one day only, Victoria Baths in Manchester gave people the chance to enjoy the first public swim in the Grade II* listed building in 24 years. The heritage swim event in May was organised to increase awareness and help raise vital funds for the Baths as it continues to make its journey towards restoration. […]

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Glenogle pool

Glory Days

A reflection of Britain’s golden age of swimming, historic swimming pools offer us a unique glimpse into our nation’s sporting history, when swimming was the ultimate pastime. Today a high proportion of the country’s ‘forgotten’ baths are in a fragile state. The boom in public swimming took off in the early 1900’s and by the […]

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Historic Pools Of Britain’s Inaugural Event

Representatives from 30 pools across the UK gathered at Lido Bristol in April for the inaugural Historic Pools of Britain event. The event celebrated the successful restoration and re-opening of Lido Bristol as a stylish outdoor swimming destination and business model. The headline speaker was Bristol Restauranteur, Arne Ringner who purchased the site following a […]

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The Western Baths Club -Swimmingpool

National Campaign Gains Momentum

Historic Pools of Britain, the association launched in September to support the nation’s heritage swimming baths and lidos, is going from strength to strength, having recently signed up its 10th member pool. Bramley Baths in Leeds is the latest water leisure venue to become part of the association, and joins nine other heritage pools across […]

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