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

Saturday 15 September, 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.

Saturday 15 September (10am – 12 noon), Sunday 16 September (11am – 1pm)
Digital Skills for Arabic Speakers
These classes are delivered in Arabic and English and are a great way to gain confidence with using computers for email, internet, shopping, banking and creating all kinds of documents. Spaces are limited so please call the Welcoming office on 346 8577 or email [email protected] to book your place.

Monday 17 September, Open Book Reading Group
Every Monday 10-12pm, 5th floor at The Welcoming
Our Open Book Reading Group is back! Join us on Monday morning to discover new authors and read together in a small welcoming group.

Tuesday 18 September, Gym & Swim Session
3-5pm, Leith Victoria Gym & Swimming Pool
Our weekly gym and swim session has a new day! 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.

Tuesday 18 September, Games Night
Every Tuesday, 5-7pm, 5th floor at The Welcoming
Join us for a game for our new Tuesday night Games Night! We have a variety of games available including table tennis, pool, chess and a variety of board games.
We are also looking for more volunteers for our weekly games night. If you are interested in helping us out with the session please get in touch with Cailtin for more info ([email protected])

Wednesday 19 September, Scotland for Newcomers
Join us for a trip to the National Museum of Scotland. We will meet at The Welcoming at 3pm, or at the basement information desk at the museum at 3.45pm. The Museum is on Chamber St, EH1 1JF

Wednesday 19 September, Jogging Group
6pm at The Welcoming
Are you a keen runner or want to get started? 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.

Wednesday 19 September, Lindyhop
5.30-7pm, booking essential
This Wednesday 19th is our final Lindy Hop dance class. Come along and practice your moves in a fun and relaxed environment. All welcome and no experience is necessary. For information or to book your place, phone/text Victoria on 07538 953 615 or email [email protected]

Friday 21 September, 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 21 September, 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 15-21 September