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

Saturday 4 August, Creative Space
12-4pm, 5th floor at The Welcoming
Join us for our weekly Creative Space sessions, where we have all sorts of arts and crafts activities for you to enjoy, as well as games and music. All welcome!

Tuesday 7 August, Welcome to Edinburgh
Last Tuesday of the month, 12-2pm at The Welcoming
New in town or new at The Welcoming? Come get to know us this Tuesday at 12pm in our monthly Welcome to Edinburgh session! This is a wonderful opportunity to meet other newcomers, hear about what we do and everything this beautiful city has to offer. Light lunch provided, so let us know if you’re coming along. Get in touch with Victoria for more info or to RSVP.

Tuesday 7 August, Festival Day Out
The summer festivals are here! If you fancy a fun festival day out, come along on Tuesday afternoon as we hit the fringe, walk the vibrant streets of the Old Town and watch a play together. Booking is essential as places are limited. Get in touch with Victoria for more information or to book: [email protected] or phone 0753 895 3615

Tuesday 7 August, Table Tennis Tuesday 
Every Tuesday, 5-7pm, 5th floor at The Welcoming
Join us for a game of table tennis! This is a chance to practice or have a friendly game against other participants and volunteers. We have a table top pool table and other board games available too.

Wednesday 8 August – Scotland for Newcomers
Join us for a trip to historic Craigmillar Castle. Meet at the Welcoming at 3pm.

Wednesday 8 August, Jogging Group
6pm 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 email [email protected] first to let her know you’re coming and to indicate your level.

Thursday 9 August, Gym Session
3-5pm, Leith Victoria Gym & Swimming Pool
Our weekly gym and swim session has a new venue! We will meet at Leith Victoria at 3pm (there will not be a meeting point at The Welcoming), for our workout session! Join us to use the gym, or have a relaxing swim, for just £1.

Friday 10 August, Welcoming Lunch
12.15-1.15, 1st floor at The Welcoming
Join our weekly Welcoming lunch – we have salad and sandwiches donated by Pret a Manager every week, and lots of space for you to relax with friends on our first floor.

Friday 10 August, 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, 4th-10th August