Monday Programme
Croileagan Gaelic Playgroup 9.30 – 11.30 and 12.30 – 2.30pm During school terms PEEVERS ROOM
Cròileagan are parent and toddler groups aimed at the age group 0 – 4 years. A play leader organises activities such as crafts, games, stories and songs, all in simple Gaelic. There is no need for participants to have any previous knowledge of Gaelic. To book a place, contact Norma Martin on 0131 529 2415 or check out
English as a Second Language 9.30 – 12.00 pm During school terms SHORE ROOM
Re-starts the week beginning 21st August. English language provision for speakers of other languages who are permanent residents of Edinburgh or refugees, provided by Community-based ESOL, Edinburgh College. Contact Edinburgh College on 0131 535 4630 or e-mail for more information and to book an interview.
Academy Arts 9.00 – 12.00pm LINKS ROOM
Art group which meets twice a week (Mondays and Fridays). No teacher – the group shares their experience and knowledge. £1.00 per week. For more information, please contact the Centre on 0131 554 4750.
C – Card Direct (16+) 10.00 – 4.00pm OFFICE
C – Card Direct is for people aged 16 and over who want free condoms. No names, no judgements, no problems. Just drop in.For more information about c-card, check out
Taoist Tai Chi Society of Great Britain – Continuing Class 10.00 – 12.00pm SPORTS HALL
After you have been introduced to the 108 movements of the Taoist Tai Chi™ set, it is time to join a Continuing Class. These classes will help you to practice and explore the health benefits of this art and improve your Tai Chi set. For more information and to book a place, please phone 0131 661 7272 or check out
National 5. ESOL Classes 12.30 – 3.30pm SHORE ROOM
Re-starts the week beginning 21st August. National 5. level English classes run by Edinburgh College. This course is appropriate if you want to improve your English for work or further vocational study in the UK. The course aims to develop your reading, writing, listening and speaking skills for everyday life and in work contexts leading to the SQA National 5 ESOL award. These classes are for those whose first language is not English. For more information, contact or 0131 535 4630.
Indoor Carpet Bowls 12.30 – 2.30pm KINNAIRD HALL
Non – competitive, friendly carpet bowls club for those over 50 years old. £1.00 a week to cover coffee/tea and biscuits. To join, just come along and speak to the group.
Councillor's Surgery 6.00 – 6.45pm on the 1st Monday of the month (apart from July and public holidays) PERSEVERE ROOM
A chance to meet your local Labour Group councillor – Gordon Munro. For more information, contact – or 0131 529 3280.
Badminton Group  7.00 – 9.00pm SPORTS HALL
Games of badminton – generally in doubles. Played for fun and fitness. Some participation in leagues or competitions. Some basic experience required. 16 years +. Cost – £6.00 per person. Shuttlecocks provided. There is currently a waiting list for this group – please check out the group's Facebook page – Leith Badminton Club – for more information.
Leith Links Community Council 7.00 – 9.00pm PERSEVERE ROOM
Monthly (4th Monday of each month) meetings of local community council. No meetings in July or December. Check out
The Phoenix Choir 7.00 – 9.00pm KINNAIRD HALL
Re-starts on 04/09/17. Community Choir with a kick! Come and join us for a free taster session – we sing a whole range of music taught by ear, and absolutely anyone is welcome to join! £4.00 a session. Please contact Kat for more info at or check out
Bellydancing – Advanced 6.15 – 7.45pm TRINITY ROOM
You will practice more complex choreographies as a way to learn new skills and improve technique. You will also be given the chance to explore and experiment with music and movement on your own way, as this will help you develop your own dance style. A minimum of two years experience in this style is a must. £68 per block. To book a place, call Iraya on 07917238341 or check out
Bellydancing – Intermediate 7.45 – 8.45pm TRINITY ROOM
These classes are for those who have attended beginners or have previous experience in this dance style. You will learn more complex moves and choreographies, and will also be introduced to improvisation exercises to start developing your style and build confidence as well as improving your technique. £45 per block. To book a place, call Iraya on 07917238341 or check out