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

Please note that there will be no Employment and Business Guidance sessions this week as Leon is on holiday, these sessions will restart on Thursday 14th June.

Saturday 9 June, Creative Space
12-4pm, 5th floor at The Welcoming
Join us for our weekly Creative Space session from 12-4 on Saturday! We will have a variety of creative activities including drawing, painting, music and board games.

Monday 11 June, Open Book Reading Group 
Every Monday, 10-12, 5th floor at The Welcoming 
Join us for a weekly reading group, where we explore new authors and stories in a relaxed way together. This is a great way to gain confidence reading English out loud and meeting new people.

Table Tennis Tuesdays – returning 26 June!
Table Tennis Tuesdays is on a short break, but will be back on the 26th June with a mini tournament, new volunteers & refreshments. 

Wednesday 13 June, Scotland for Newcomers – Arthur’s Seat
Meet at The Welcoming at 3pm, or 3.45pm outside the Royal Commonwealth Pool, EH16 5BB
Join us on Wednesday for a walk up Arthur’s Seat and enjoy the views of Edinburgh and the surrounding area.

Wednesday 13 June, Music Group 
Every Wednesday, 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.

*New Time*
Wednesday 13 June, 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 13 June, 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 14 June, Gym Session
Every Thursday, 3-5pm, Meet at The Welcoming
Join us for our weekly gym & swim session at Dalry! We are looking for new volunteers to help host and coordinate this weekly activity, if you might be interested in this please contact caitlin@thewelcoming.org

Friday 15 June, 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 15 June, 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.

Saturday 16 June, Power of Food Festival
We are opening our Sustainable Garden to visitors on Saturday 16th June, 12-4pm. You are all invited to join us for some food, music and gardening activities! For more info contact chiara@thewelcoming.org

What’s on at The Welcoming 9th-15th June