A look ahead to what’s on at The Welcoming this week…

Saturday 19 May, Creative Space
12-4pm, 5th floor at The Welcoming 
Come to the Creative Space for a wide variety of games, arts & crafts and music!

Monday 21 May, Open Book Reading Group
10-12, 5th floor at The Welcoming 
Join our Open Book Reading Group for a chance to share good books, discover new authors and gain confidence reading with others.

Monday 21 May, Friendship Group
Every Monday, 3-4.30pm- spaces must be booked
We have a couple of spaces available for our  Friendship Group on a Monday afternoon. You must sign up for this session, and spaces are on a first come first served basis. This is a small, friendly and welcoming shared space where we will have conversation on a topic decided by participants on the day. If you are interested in attending, please email info@thewelcoming.org by midday on Monday.

Tuesday 22 May, Table Tennis Tuesdays
Every Tuesday, 5-7pm, 5th floor at The Welcoming 
Have you been along to our Table Tennis Tuesday sessions yet? These open and self-led ping pong sessions are a great chance to meet new people, and practise a new skill.

Wednesday 23 May, Scotland for Newcomers – Cramond
Meet at The Welcoming at 3pm, or at the Cramond Inn (EH4 6NU) at 4pm
Join us on Wednesday for a trip to Cramond Island, and a chance to make this beautiful place even more beautiful!

*New Time*
Wednesday 23 May, Jogging Group

Every Monday 6-7pm, meet at The Welcoming
Jogging Group has moved to a new Wednesday evening time – join us for a gentle run from The Welcoming. New joggers are always welcome, please emailsue.gyford@scottishathletics.org.uk first to let her know you’re coming and to indicate your level.

Wednesday 23 May, Welcoming Choir
Every Wednesday, 7.20-9pm, Stockbridge Parish Church, Saxe Coburg Street
If you enjoy singing and meeting new people, the choir could be perfect for you! The Welcoming Choir is an international choir, based in the heart of Edinburgh, which brings together newcomers and locals to share and learn new songs together. No experience necessary, all welcome!

Thursday 24 May, Gym Session
Every Thursday, 3-5pm, Meet at The Welcoming
Join us for a weekly gym and swim session, which will help you discover gym facilities in Edinburgh and will be a good way to meet new people. You will need to bring £1, and wear comfortable clothes. All abilities welcome!

Thursday 24 May, Mindfulness
Every Thursday, 3-5pm, 5th floor at The Welcoming
Join us on Thursday afternoon for a beginners Mindfulness session.

*New Timeslot*
Thursday 24 May, Music Workshop
Every Thursday, 5-7pm, 5th floor at The Welcoming
Do you enjoy playing music? Want somewhere to practice and people to jam with? Come along to our new weekly music drop-in session! We have a couple of instruments you can use, or bring your own.

Friday 25 May, Welcoming Lunch
12.15-1.15, 1st floor at The Welcoming
Join us to share a great lunch from Pret a Manager, and meet new people!

Friday 25 May, Conversation Cafe
1.30-3.30pm, 1st floor at The Welcoming
Join us for our weekly Conversation Cafe! This is a chance to meet new people, and chat with local volunteers. Each week we will have a new topic for activities and discussion.

Every Day at The Welcoming – English language classes
See our timetable for all the details.

What’s on at The Welcoming 19-25th May