Thursday Programme
English as a Second Language 9.30 – 12.00 pm Within 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.
Kinsfolk Carers 10.00 – 12.00pm Within school terms PERSEVERE ROOM
Kinsfolk Carers Edinburgh is an Edinburgh based charity support group for kinship carers. Kinship carers care full time for children who cannot live with their parents‚ for many different reasons. This drop in group offers advice, listening, information and well – being. Check out
Sticking Up For Your Rights 10.00 – 12.00pm Fortnightly KINNAIRD HALL
A self advocacy group for people with disabilities. For more information, please contact People First on 0131 478 7707.
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
Badminton Court Hire 11.30am – 12.30pm from mid July SPORTS HALL
4 badminton courts to hire. Posts and nets supplied – please bring your own rackets and shuttlecocks. £15 a court – please phone the Centre on 0131 554 4750 to book your court.
Narcotics Anonymous 12.30 – 2.30pm SHORE ROOM
If you have a drug problem, speak to someone who has been there. For more information about local meetings, call 07071 446 337, check out – or call the National Helpline on 0845 373 3366.
Camera Club 1.30 – 3.30pm TRINITY ROOM
Part of The Edinburgh Digital Photography Meet-up Group. Sometimes meet at the Centre for a workshop and sometimes at locations around Edinburgh to take photos. Please check out to meet up with the group
Over 50’s Social Club 1.30 – 4.00pm KINNAIRD HALL
Social club for over 50’s. Activities include – trips, crafts, films, talks and anything else the members decide! £1.00 a session. To find out what we are doing this week, please phone the Centre on 554 4750.
Youth Club – ‘All about the Girls’ 3.30 – 5.30pm CAFÉ AND SPORTS HALL
Re-starts week beginning 1st October. Come along to this girls only group! Sports, crafts, computer games for P1 – P7. £1.00 per session
Youth Club – Drama 5.00- 6.30pm (P1 – P4) and 6.30 – 8.00pm (P4 – P7) LINKS ROOM
Re-starts week beginning 1st October. Are you aged between 5 – 12 years old? Would you like to perform, dabble in acting or freshen up your skills? Just come along and join in the fun! £1 a session. For more information, please phone the Centre on 0131 554 4750.
Irish Dancing 6.00 – 6.45pm and 6.45 – 7.30pm (Children) 7.30 – 9.00pm (Adult General) TRINITY ROOM
Irish Dance with Personality! Scotland’s premier multiple Award Winning Irish Dancers. Relaxed, fun, professional classes at The Irish Dance Academy for all ages and skill sets. Teaching skills in traditional and modern Irish dance. Children's classes are £5 per class and Adult's Classes are £5/£5.50 per class. Quarterly membership for the Academy is £8 a quarter.
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Tae Kwon Do (UKTC) 5.00pm – 6.00pm (Little Tiger Cubs 3 – 5yrs), 6.00pm – 7.00pm (Active Tigers for kids 5yrs+) and 7.00pm – 8.00pm (Teenagers and Adults) KINNARD HALL
Taekwon-Do classes for fitness, self-defence and self-confidence. Please see or phone 01786 845 060 to book your FREE trial lesson now. Limited places available.