What’s on at The Welcoming. Tuesday 30th April- Friday 3rd May

Tuesday 30th April, Welcoming Women’s Cafe. Wester Hailes
Every Tuesday 10.30am-12.30, Wester Hailes Library 
Join us for chat and gathering at the library. Children very welcome, arts and crafts planned to keep you busy!

Tuesday 30th April, 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 30th April, Home Energy Advice Drop In 
Please note that this session has been cancelled. This session will resume at the end of May. Please email [email protected] for any urgent assistance.

Tuesday 30th April, Games Night
Every Tuesday, 5-7pm, 5th floor at The Welcoming
Join us for our weekly games night on the 5th floor! We have a range of activities available, including table tennis, pool and a great selection of board games. 

Wednesday 1st May, Scotland for Newcomers 
Join us on Wednesday for a trip to Surgeons’ Hall – a wonderful museum about medical history!
Meet at The Welcoming at 3pm OR at the museum EH8 9DW at 3:45pm.

Wednesday 1st May, Singing Group
Every Wednesday from 7.30-9pm, at St Martin of Tours Episcopal Church on Gorgie Road

Thursday 2nd May, Wee Blether
Every Thursday, 3.30-5pm, 5th floor at The Welcoming
Join our new weekly conversation activity, The Wee Blether! This is a chance to enjoy informal conversations within a small comfortable group. The session is run by volunteers Pirjo and Eva. There will be 8 spaces per week, but you don’t need to book in advance. 

Thursday 2nd May , Think Tank
12.00- 1 pm. Share your advice and ideas on Welcoming Activities – you are the experts and we want to hear from you! Everyone is welcome. 

Friday 3rd May, Welcoming Lunch
12.15-1.15pm, 1st floor at The Welcoming
Come along to the first floor and join us for a friendly, relaxed lunch. We will have a selection of sandwiches and salads from Pret a Manger, we look forward to seeing you all there!

Friday 3rd 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. 

Friday 3rd May, Employment Workshop 
Appointment only, 5th floor at The Welcoming 
There will be an employment guidance and advice service twice weekly on Monday and Friday afternoons. Email [email protected] to make an appointment for help and advice with the following: finding a job to match your skillsfinding voluntary work to gain experiencewriting job applications and CVs preparing for a job interview.

Every Day at The Welcoming, English language classes
See our timetable for all the details. 
Whats on at The Welcoming Tuesday 30th April- Friday 3rd May