Timetable

Our timetable below has details of all our drop in classes and activities for newcomers to Edinburgh. Everything is free of charge and there is no need to book – just come along and join in! We are open for 50 weeks of the year, closing only for public holidays at Christmas, New Year and Easter.

Please visit our Register for classes page for more information on how to get started.

The Welcoming Timetable

You are welcome to join any time, it is free & drop-in, no need to book in advance 🙂

Day Time Activity Description
Monday 10.00am – 12.00pm English Elementary For those with a basic understanding of English (A2)
1.00pm – 3.00pm

 

English Advanced For those with a very good understanding of English, looking for further improvement (C1)
3.00pm –  5.00pm English Intermediate For those with a reasonable understanding of English (B1)
5.30pm -7.30pm English Beginners For those with little understanding of English (A1)
Tuesday 10.00am – 12.00pm English Intermediate For those with a reasonable understanding of English (B1)
12.00pm – 2.00pm

 

Welcome to Edinburgh!
*1st Tuesday of every month*
Introduction to the city for new arrivals.
1.00pm – 3.00pm

 

English Upper-Intermediate For those with a good working understanding of English (B2-C1)
3.00pm – 5.00pm Employment & Business Guidance Practical help with CVs & all types of job application forms & interviews. Advice and info on setting up your own business.
3.00pm – 5.00pm English & IT for Everyday Living Get up to speedy with everyday life in Edinburgh using technology.
5.30pm – 7.30pm English Advanced For those with a very good understanding of English, looking for further improvement (C1)
Wednesday 10.00am – 12.00pm English Beginners (1st floor)

and at the same time a

Complete Beginners class (5th floor)

For those with little understanding of English (A1) 

For those with no understanding of English

1.00pm – 3.00pm English Advanced For those with a very good understanding of English, looking for further improvement (C1)
3.00pm – 5.00pm

 

Employment & Business Guidance Practical help with CVs & all types of job application forms & interviews. Advice and info on setting up your own business.
3.00pm – 5.00pm Scotland for Newcomers Get to know Scotland with a different outing or activity every week
5.30pm – 7.30pm English Intermediate For those with a reasonable understanding of English (B1)
7.20 – 9.00pm Welcoming Choir
*Stockbridge Church*
Come and sing with us!
Thursday 10.00am – 12.00pm English Intermediate For those with a reasonable understanding of English (B1)
10.00am – 12.00pm

 

Open Book Reading Group
*starts Thursday 31 August*
Shared reading group to enjoy fiction and poetry together
For those with a very good understanding of English, looking for further improvement (C1)
1.00pm – 3.00pm

 

Be your own boss
*1st Thursday of every month*
Advice and info on working for yourself and setting up your own business in Edinburgh.
1.00pm – 3.00pm

 

English Upper-Intermediate For those with a good working understanding of English (B2-C1)
3.00pm – 5.00pm Employment and Business Guidance Practical help with CVs & all types of job application forms & interviews. Advice and info on setting up your own business.
5.30pm – 7.30pm English Intermediate For those with a reasonable understanding of English (B1)
Friday 10:00am – 12:00pm English Beginners (1st floor)

and at the same time a

Complete Beginners (5th floor)

For those with little understanding of English (A1)

For those with no understanding of English

12.15pm – 1.15pm Welcoming lunch We invite you to bring your own lunch and enjoy eating together
 1.30pm – 3.30pm English Conversation Café Have fun and improve your English through conversation with other learners and local volunteers
Saturday 11:00am – 3:00pm Creative Space Enjoy your choice of creative activities in our fabulous fifth floor classroom