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Friday 15 December 2017
Academy Arts: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate): 9.00 – 12.00 noon: Links Room
Art group which meets twice a week (Mondays and Fridays). £1.00 per week. For more information, please contact the Centre on 0131 554 4750.

Friday 15 December 2017
Sewing Group: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate): 9.30 – 11.30am: Trinity Room
Sewing group for people with some experience who want to practice their skills. Bring along own materials. For more information, contact the Centre on 0131 554 4750.

Friday 15 December 2017
Multi Cultural Family Base Parents and Toddlers Group: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate): 10.00am – 12 noon: Peevers Room
The Multi - Cultural Family Base Early Years Service exists to meet the needs of families with children, pre birth to 3 years. They work across the City of Edinburgh with Black and Minority Ethnic families and in the Leith area with families from all communities. They can provide individual support in the home or at their premises, or families June join with others in one of their groups. Currently they have two parent and toddler groups and a group supporting parents to access employment / training. These meet on a weekly basis using local community venues in Leith. To make a referral or to ask if you can be referred, please contact the Multi - Cultural Family Base on 0131 553 4313.

Friday 15 December 2017
C – Card Direct (16+): Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate): 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 www.ccard.org.uk

Friday 15 December 2017
Bookbug: McDonald Road Library: 10.30 - 11.15am - Free!
A free event for 0 to 4 year olds and their parents/carers, every Friday.
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/directory_record/5036/mcdonald_road_library

Friday 15 December 2017
Friday Youth Club: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate): 1.00 – 3.00pm: Sports Hall/Kinnaird Hall

Various activities including arts and crafts, computer games, sports activities, chill out zone and much more for kids in P1 – P7. £1 a session.

Friday 15 December 2017
Sikh Sanjog Junior Group: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate): 1.30 – 3.30pm: Links Room

The junior group is open to children aged between 5 – 11 years old from Sikh and other ethnically culturally diverse backgrounds. Activities – arts and crafts, music, dance and games. For more information, check out www.sikhsanjog.com

Friday 15 December 2017
Crafts for Children - Leith Library - 2.30 - 3.30pm - Free!
For children up to 10 years old.
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/directory_record/5035/leith_library

Friday 15 December 2017
Crafts for Children - McDonald Road Library - 3.00 - 4.00pm - Free!
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/directory_record/5036/mcdonald_road_library

Friday 15 December 2017
Music - Victoria Bar - 9:00pm - Free!
DJ every Friday evening in Victoria.

Saturday 16 December 2017
Phelan School of Dance: Leith Community Centre (Kirkgate): All Rooms: 9:00am - 2:00pm
Teaching : Tap, Ballet, Modern, National, Freestyle, Hip – Hop and Drama (UKA syllabus)
For ages 2 ½ upwards
Check out www.phelanschoolofdance.co.uk for more information.
For more information, please contact 0131 672 1537
(please leave a message on the answer phone and someone will contact you)

Saturday 16 December 2017
Leith Farmers’ Market: 10am-5pm
A new market for independent small traders – lots of food stalls, arts and crafts and street snacks.
Dock Place, EH6 6LU (next to the Water of Leith and the Custom House).

Saturday 16 December 2017
Space for Birthday Parties: Leith Community Centre (Kirkgate) Sports Hall 12:00am - 2:00pm
Space for children’s birthday parties (under the age of 10 years). Chairs and tables or football posts can be supplied. The charge is £30 an hour and you are welcome to bring your own entertainment – though if you are having a bouncy castle, it must be supplied by an official hire company.
Please note that helium balloons are not allowed in the Centre.
If you are interested, please contact Rhona on 554 4750 to check availability.

Saturday 16 December 2017
Music - Victoria Bar - 9:00pm - Free!
DJ every Saturday evening in Victoria.

Sunday 17 December 2017 2017
Akido
: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate) 12.15 – 2.15pm - Trinity Room
Non-competitive, soft, internal martial art for fitness, personal development and peace of mind – all adults welcome. £4.50 per session.
For more information, contact Deirdre on white.heather@blueyonder.co.uk

Sunday 17 December 2017 2017
Jazz - Shore Bar - Lunchtime - Free!
Jazz session every Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday Lunch time and the first Saturday of the month

Sunday 17 December 2017 2017
Sunday Bloody Sunday in BODA BAR: - from 1:00pm - Free!
Chill out with a pint of beer, a great news paper and Bloody Marys for £5 in Boda Bar's chilled Sundays.

Sunday 17 December 2017 2017
Narcotics Anonymous: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate) 3.00 – 4.15pm - Shore Room
If you have a drug problem, speak to someone who has been there. For more information about local meetings, call 04041 446 337, or check out – www.ukna.org or call the National Helpline on 0545 373 3366.

Sunday 17 December 2017 2017
Open Mic @ Sofis Bar - 8:00 - 10:00pm - Free!
Sofi’s Nocturnes is an open stage every Sunday evening at Sofi's. Unplugged and intimate, we're happy to have you along whatever the act - music, spoken-word or anything else.

Sunday 17 December 2017 2017
Jazz - Shore Bar - 8:30pm - Free!
Jazz session every Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday Lunch time and the first Saturday of the month.

Monday 18 December 2017
Academy Arts: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate) : 9.00 – 12.00 noon: Links Room
Art group which meets twice a week (Mondays and Fridays). £1.00 per week. For more information, please contact the Centre on 0131 554 4750.

Monday 18 December 2017
English as a Second Language: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate) : 9.30 – 12.00 noon: Shore Room
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 agnieszka.waszak@edinburghcollege.ac.uk

Monday 18 December 2017
Croileagan Gaelic Playgroup: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate) 9.30 – 12.00 and 12.00 – 3.00pm 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 www.gaelicplaygroup.com

Monday 18 December 2017
Leith Conversation Cafes: Out of the Blue 10.00am - 11.30am: Free!
Leith Conversation Cafes offer conversation sessions where people of different cultures can learn from each other, gain knowledge of their local area, practice their English and feel included. They are a chance for people to share stories, experiences and passions with others they might not normally meet, over a friendly cup of something warm.
Out Of The Blue, 36 Dalmeny Street, Leith EH6 8RG, 01315557100.
http://outoftheblue.org.uk/

Monday 18 December 2017
Card Making Group: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate) : 10.00 – 12.00 noon: Trinity Room
A fun, informal card making/paper craft group. Bring along materials to work with. If you want to join, just come along!

Monday 18 December 2017
C – Card Direct (16+): Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate) : 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 www.ccard.org.uk

Monday 18 December 2017
Monday Bowling Club: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate) : 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.

Monday 18 December 2017
Belly Dancing (Intermediate): Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate) : 6.00 – 7.30pm: Trinity Room

For those who have been doing bellydance for a while and would like a new challenge to develop your dancing skills and technique. £81.00 for term. For more information, call Iraya on 04917238341 or check out www.irayadance.com

Monday 18 December 2017
Councillor's Surgery: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate) : 6:30 – 7:15pm: Persevere Room

A chance to meet with your local councillor – Gordon Munro. For more information, contact – gordon.munro@edinburgh.gov.uk or 0131 529 3280.

Monday 18 December 2017
Language Cafe - Victoria Bar - 7.00pm - Free!
Just come along and sit down at a table and talk a different language. There are usually Spanish, English, German, Italian speakers here.

Monday 18 December 2017
The Pheonix Choir: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate) : 7.00 – 9.00pm: Kinnaird Hall

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 kat@thephoenixchoir.com or check out www.thephoenixchoir.com

Monday 18 December 2017
Leith Badminton Club: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate) : 7.00 – 9.00pm: Sports Hall

Games of badminton – generally in doubles. Played for fun and fitness. Some participation in leagues and 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 their Facebook page – Leith Badminton Club – for more information.

Monday 18 December 2017
Language Cafe - Victoria Bar - 7:00pm - Free!
Just come along and sit down at a table and talk a different language. There are usually Spanish, English, German, Italian speakers here

Monday 18 December 2017
GirlTime club: 7.00 - 9.00pm - Free!
If you are a young woman between 12 and 18 years old come to our GirlTime club.
Citadel Youth Centre, 175 Commercial St, Edinburgh EH6 6JE
http://www.citadelyouthcentre.org.uk

Monday 18 December 2017
Belly Dancing (Beginners): Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate) : 7.30 – 8.30pm: Trinity Room

(Until 5th December) For those with no or very little experience in bellydancing who would like to learn the basics of this art and to learn basic movements and rhythms in a friendly and supportive environment. £54.00 for term. For more information, call Iraya on 04917238341 or check out www.irayadance.com

Tuesday 19 December 2017
Parent & Toddlers Group: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate) : 9:30 - 11:30am: Peevers Room

During school terms. A place for parents to meet, chat, have a coffee and let their under 5’s play!
Just come along. £1.50 charge.

Tuesday 19 December 2017
English as a second language: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate) : 9.30am - 12.00 noon: Shore Room
Within school terms. 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 agnieszka.waszak@edinburghcollege.ac.uk

Tuesday 19 December 2017
C – Card Direct (16+): Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate) : 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 www.ccard.org.uk

Tuesday 19 December 2017
Bookbug - Leith Library - 10.30 - 11.15am: Free!

Stories, rhymes and songs for babies, toddlers, pre-school children and their families.
Leith Library, 28-30 Ferry Road.
(First and third Tuesday of every month at 10.30-11.15am. Second and fourth Wednesday of every month: 10.30-11.15am)
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/directory_record/5035/leith_library

Tuesday 19 December 2017
Gentle Exercise for Over 60’s: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate) : 11.00am – 12.00pm: Trinity Room
20th December – 13th December (no class on 18th December)
Seated exercise classes, including exercise to music and gentle pilates - a great way to improve your strength, flexibility, balance and feel good at the same time! If you are aged over 60 years old or living with long term health conditions and interested in a gentle approach to exercise, then this relaxed and friendly class is for you. £3.00 a class. If you are interested, please contact Janice on 04971598629.

Tuesday 19 December 2017
Career's Cafe (15+): 12.30 - 2.30pm
Citadel Youth Centre, 175 Commercial St, Edinburgh, EH6 6JE
http://www.citadelyouthcentre.org.uk

Tuesday 19 December 2017
English as a second language: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate) : 1.00 - 4.00pm: Shore Room
Within school terms. 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 agnieszka.waszak@edinburghcollege.ac.uk

Tuesday 19 December 2017
Tool Library Workshop: Leith Mens' Shed: 2.00 - 4.30pm
The Men of Leith Men's Shed
The Custom Lane Cafe, behind Custom House
67 Commercial Street,
Leith EH6 6LH

Tuesday 19 December 2017
Health Walk In: 3.00 - 7.00pm
The Junction, 82-86 Great Junction Street, Edinburgh, EH6 5LL
http://the-junction.org/

Tuesday 19 December 2017
Gaming for Teenagers - McDonalds Library - 5.30pm - Free!
All teens are welcome to join, just turn up on the night.
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/directory_record/5036/mcdonald_road_library

Tuesday 19 December 2017
Junior Club (6-9yrs): 5.30 - 7.30pm
Citadel Youth Centre, 175 Commercial St, Edinburgh, EH6 6JE
http://www.citadelyouthcentre.org.uktre.org.uk

Tuesday 19 December 2017
Yoga Class: Norton Park (Albion Road): 6.00 - 7.00pm
To book, please email: joanna@shineonyoga.co.uk - www.shineonyoga.co.uk
Map: Norton Park, 57 Albion Rd Edinburgh EH7 5QY

Tuesday 19 December 2017
Tae Kwon Do (UKTC) (8 years +): Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate) : 6.00 - 7.00pm: Kinnaird Hall
Tae Kwon Do classes for fitness, self-defence and self-confidence. Please see www.uktc.co.uk or phone 01786 845 030 to book your FREE trial lesson now. Limited places available.

Tuesday 19 December 2017
Junior Club (P3-7): 6.30 - 8.00pm - £1
Pilmeny Youth Centre, 44 Buchanan Street, Edinburgh, EH6 8RF
http://www.pilmeny.co.uk/youth.htm

Tuesday 19 December 2017
LGBT Basketball: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate) : 6.30 - 8.00pm: Sports Hall
A friendly and informal group for LGBT people, beginners and regular players alike. £2 a session.
For more information, get in touch with Jules on jules@lgbthealth.org.uk

Tuesday 19 December 2017
Leith Scottish Women’s Institute (SWI) : Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate) : 7.00 – 9.00pm (2nd & 4th Tuesday of the month): Links Room
The Leith Institute (formed in 2013) of the National Scottish Women’s Institute which celebrates it’s centenary in 2017. We have a small core groups of about 15 members and other ‘pay as you go’ members who drop in. We meet for a variety of different activities (something different every time). We do a lot of crafts such as knitting, quilling, felting, card making and we’ve also had different demonstrations and workshops such as Bollywood dancing, fruit carving, sugar icing and upcycling and we also love any activities involving food including trying herbal teas, making truffles, chocolate tasting and a health food night. All women are welcome. £15 for six months or £3.00 per meeting. For more information, check out – https://www.facebook.com/LeithWRI

Tuesday 19 December 2017
Jogging Club - Joseph Pearce's - 7.00pm - Free!
We jog from Joseph Pearce’s to Sofi’s via Water of Leith and in Sofi’s we get a glass of Lingonberry Cordial and then we jog back. Jog with us - lose those pounds - meet people!
http://www.bodabar.com/joseph-pearces

Tuesday 19 December 2017
Knitting Night - Sofis Bar - 7.00pm - Free!
Our knitters club meets every Tuesday evening now and everyone is invited, from beginner to expert, so bring a project and learn/teach new skills! (Other crafts welcome)

Tuesday 19 December 2017
Beyond Gender: 7.00 - 9.00pm

LGBT Youth Scotland, Citadel House, 40 Commercial St, Edinburgh, EH6 6JD
https://www.lgbtyouth.

Tuesday 19 December 2017
Leith Local History Society
: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate) : 7.00 – 9.30pm: Shore Room
3rd Tuesday of the month between December and June
Meet once a month for research and talks about the local area. New members always welcome.
£10 annual subscription to become a member, £2 for visitors.
For more information, check out – www.leithlocalhistorysociety.org.uk

Tuesday 19 December 2017
Sheena Wellington: Leith Folk Club - 7.30pm - £8
With Support from Andrew Gordon. Scotland's leading traditional singer, Sheena Wellington was born in Dundee into a family of singers and factory weavers. Sheena’s repertoire covers everything from Burns to ballads to the best of contemporary songwriting, drawing from the rich Scottish tradition passed from musician to musician through the ages. She also sang at the opening of the Scottish Parliament.
Address Victoria Park House Hotel, 221 Ferry Road, Edinburgh EH6 4NN
Ticket Reservations
Text: 04502 024 852

Tuesday 19 December 2017
Jazz - Shore Bar - 8:30pm - Free!
Jazz session every Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday Lunch time and the first Saturday of the month

Wednesday 20 December 2017
Indoor Curling (50+): Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate): 10.00 – 11.30am: Sports Hall- £1
Ageing Well promotes healthy lifestyles for people over 50 years in Edinburgh. New Indoor Kurling is a great way to keep active and make new friends.
visit www.edinburghleisure.co.uk
http://www.leithcommunitycentre.org.uk

Wednesday 20 December 2017
Connected Work Club: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate): 1.00 – 4.30pm - Shore Room
The Connected Work Club can help you with:
-Job search and job applications
-Updating your CV
-Developing your interview skills
-Finding out about college courses
-Accessing local learning opportunities
-Setting up your own ILA account
-Connecting with specialist support services.
To register and book a space, please contact 0131 557 7912 or check out www.foursquare.org.uk/connected for more information about Connected.
http://www.leithcommunitycentre.org.uk

Wednesday 20 December 2017
Knitting Group: - Leith Library - 6.30pm - Free!
Knitting needles at the ready, come and join us every Wednesday.
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/directory_record/5035/leith_library

Wednesday 20 December 2017
Leith Art Club: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate) : 6.30 – 9.15pm - Links Room
Friendly art group working with portrait and figure, experimental works with mixed media, ink and wash, collage, decoupage, making cards and painting local scenes.
Contact 0131 554 4750 or just turn up on the night.
http://www.leithcommunitycentre.org.uk

Wednesday 20 December 2017
Scrabble Club: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate) :7.00 - 9.15pm - Shore Room
Come and play the board ‘Scrabble’ – making a crossword-like puzzle, using ‘scrabble’ tiles. Open to all but some previous knowledge of playing scrabble is required.
http://www.leithcommunitycentre.org.uk

Wednesday 20 December 2017
GirlTime club: Citadel Youth Centre: 7.00 - 9.00pm - Free!
If you are a young woman between 12 and 18 years old come to our GirlTime club.
Citadel Youth Centre, 175 Commercial St, Edinburgh EH6 6JE
http://www.citadelyouthcentre.org.uk

Wednesday 20 December 2017
The Amazing Gracies Football Team: Drummond Community High School 7.00pm
The club promotes participation in football for the LGBT (and non-LGBT) women’s community. New players of all levels welcome to come along. Plays on the 5-a-side outdoor astroturf pitch.
Drummond Community High School, 41 Bellevue Pl, Edinburgh, EH7 4BS.
http://www.lgbthealth.org.uk/services-support/community-groups/
Email: amazinggraciesfc@hotmail.com

Wednesday 20 December 2017
Drop In (12-21yrs): The Junction: 4.30 - 7.30pm
The Junction, 82-86 Great Junction Street, Edinburgh, EH6 5LL
http://the-junction.org/

Wednesday 20 December 2017
Muay Thai Kickboxing: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate): 7.30 – 8.30pm - Kinnaird Hall
An interesting and effective way to keep fit and defend yourself. £4 for adults, £3 for concessions. 18 years+.
Visit www.scottishmuaythaicouncil.co.uk
http://www.leithcommunitycentre.org.uk

Wednesday 20 December 2017
Open Mic - Victoria Bar - 8:00pm - Free!
Open Mic at Victoria every Wednesday - come and perform - get it out!

Wednesday 20 December 2017
Youth Club – Seniors: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate): 8.15pm - Cafe + Sports Hall- 50p
Senior Youth Club for ages 12 – 18 years old. Activities include sports, crafts, activities, residentials.
Visit www.facebook.com/youngleithers
http://www.leithcommunitycentre.org.uk

Thursday 21 December 2017
English as a Second Language: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate): 9.30am - 12.00 pm During school terms: Shore Room
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 agnieszka.waszak@edinburghcollege.ac.uk

Thursday 21 December 2017
C – Card Direct (16+): Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate): 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 www.ccard.org.uk

Thursday 21 December 2017
Kinsfolk Carers Edinburgh: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate): 10.00 – 12.0 noon (during 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 www.kinshipcarersedinburgh.co.uk or phone 0131 205 4321

Thursday 21 December 2017
Narcotics Anonymous: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate): 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 04041 446 337, check out – www.ukna.org or call the National Helpline on 0545 373 3366.

Thursday 21 December 2017
Camera Club: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate): 1.00 – 1.30pm: Persevere 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 www.meetup.com/The-Edinburgh-Digital-Photography-Meetup-Group/ to meet up with the group

Thursday 21 December 2017
Over 50’s Social Club: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate): 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.

Thursday 21 December 2017
Youth Club - 'All about the girls': Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate): 1.30 – 4.00pm: Cafe & Sports Hall

Come along to this girls only group! Sports, crafts, computer games for P1 – P7. £1.00 per session.

Thursday 21 December 2017
Youth Club - Drama: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate): 5.00 – 6.30pm (P1 – P4) 6.30 – 8.00pm (P4 – P7): Links Room

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.

Thursday 21 December 2017
Tae Kwon Do (UKTC: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate): 5.00 – 6.00pm (3 – 5 years old) 6.00 – 7.00pm (5 years +) 7.00 – 8.00pm (Adults & Teenagers): Kinnaird Hall

Taekwon-Do classes for fitness, self-defence and self-confidence. Please see www.uktc.co.uk or phone 01786 845 030 to book your FREE trial lesson now. Limited places available.

Thursday 21 December 2017
Irish Dancing: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate): 6.00pm – 6.45pm for 5 – 8 years 6.45 pm – 7.30 pm for 9 + years 7.30 pm – 9.00 pm Dance Team Training Class: 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 Adults - £5 a class/£5.50 drop in, Children - £5 a class. For more information, check out – www.siamsoir.co.uk

Thursday 21 December 2017
Inter Club (10-13yrs): 6.00 - 8.00pm
Citadel Youth Centre, 175 Commercial St, Edinburgh, EH6 6JE
http://www.citadelyouthcentre.org.uk

Thursday 21 December 2017
Confirming the Word Bible Training: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate): 6.30 – 9.00pm: Shore Room

Confirming the Word (CTW) is a hear and do Bible training centre. It is for those who feel called to the ministry, missions, or simply want to be more equipped to reach those in their local community. For more information, check out http://ctwscotland.uk/

Thursday 21 December 2017
VADA (17+yrs): 7.00 - 9.00pm
LGBT Youth Scotland, Citadel House, 40 Commercial St, Edinburgh, EH6 6JD
https://www.lgbtyouth.org.uk

Thursday 21 December 2017
LeithEnders: 7.45 - 9.30pm
'Leithenders' (named by the young people, because they have 'more drama than Eastenders') is the YMCA's open access youth club for young people aged 12-17
The Acorn Centre. Junction Place, Leith, Edinburgh, EH6 5JA

Thursday 21 December 2017
Yoga Class: Santoga Yoga Studio: 8.00 - 9.00pm
To book, please email: joanna@shineonyoga.co.uk - www.shineonyoga.co.uk
Map: Santoga: 21 Albert Street, Edinburgh EH7 5LH

Thursday 21 December 2017
Live Music - Victoria Bar - 9:00 - 11:00pm - Free!
Live music every Thursday evening in Victoria.

Thursday 21 December 2017
Jazz - Shore Bar - 8:30pm - Free!
Jazz session every Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday Lunch time and the first Saturday of the month

Friday 22 December 2017
Academy Arts: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate): 9.00 – 12.00 noon: Links Room
Art group which meets twice a week (Mondays and Fridays). £1.00 per week. For more information, please contact the Centre on 0131 554 4750.

Friday 22 December 2017
Sewing Group: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate): 9.30 – 11.30am: Trinity Room
Sewing group for people with some experience who want to practice their skills. Bring along own materials. For more information, contact the Centre on 0131 554 4750.

Friday 22 December 2017
Multi Cultural Family Base Parents and Toddlers Group: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate): 10.00am – 12 noon: Peevers Room
The Multi - Cultural Family Base Early Years Service exists to meet the needs of families with children, pre birth to 3 years. They work across the City of Edinburgh with Black and Minority Ethnic families and in the Leith area with families from all communities. They can provide individual support in the home or at their premises, or families June join with others in one of their groups. Currently they have two parent and toddler groups and a group supporting parents to access employment / training. These meet on a weekly basis using local community venues in Leith. To make a referral or to ask if you can be referred, please contact the Multi - Cultural Family Base on 0131 553 4313.

Friday 22 December 2017
C – Card Direct (16+): Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate): 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 www.ccard.org.uk

Friday 22 December 2017
Bookbug: McDonald Road Library: 10.30 - 11.15am - Free!
A free event for 0 to 4 year olds and their parents/carers, every Friday.
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/directory_record/5036/mcdonald_road_library

Friday 22 December 2017
Friday Youth Club: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate): 1.00 – 3.00pm: Sports Hall/Kinnaird Hall

Various activities including arts and crafts, computer games, sports activities, chill out zone and much more for kids in P1 – P7. £1 a session.

Friday 22 December 2017
Sikh Sanjog Junior Group: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate): 1.30 – 3.30pm: Links Room

The junior group is open to children aged between 5 – 11 years old from Sikh and other ethnically culturally diverse backgrounds. Activities – arts and crafts, music, dance and games. For more information, check out www.sikhsanjog.com

Friday 22 December 2017
Crafts for Children - Leith Library - 2.30 - 3.30pm - Free!
For children up to 10 years old.
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/directory_record/5035/leith_library

Friday 22 December 2017
Crafts for Children - McDonald Road Library - 3.00 - 4.00pm - Free!
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/directory_record/5036/mcdonald_road_library

Friday 22 December 2017
After work meze in BODA BAR: 5:00 - 6:30pm - Free nibbles!
If you come between 5-7pm you can enjoy some Meze - nice nibbles and get a good start of the weekend!!

Friday 22 December 2017
Music - Victoria Bar - 9:00pm - Free!
DJ every Friday evening in Victoria.

Saturday 23 December 2017
Phelan School of Dance: Leith Community Centre (Kirkgate): All Rooms: 9:00am - 2:00pm
Teaching : Tap, Ballet, Modern, National, Freestyle, Hip – Hop and Drama (UKA syllabus)
For ages 2 ½ upwards
Check out www.phelanschoolofdance.co.uk for more information.
For more information, please contact 0131 672 1537
(please leave a message on the answer phone and someone will contact you)

Saturday 23 December 2017
Leith Farmers’ Market: 10am-5pm
A new market for independent small traders – lots of food stalls, arts and crafts and street snacks.
Dock Place, EH6 6LU (next to the Water of Leith and the Custom House).

Saturday 23 December 2017
Space for Birthday Parties: Leith Community Centre (Kirkgate) Sports Hall 12:00am - 2:00pm
Space for children’s birthday parties (under the age of 10 years). Chairs and tables or football posts can be supplied. The charge is £30 an hour and you are welcome to bring your own entertainment – though if you are having a bouncy castle, it must be supplied by an official hire company.
Please note that helium balloons are not allowed in the Centre.
If you are interested, please contact Rhona on 554 4750 to check availability.

Saturday 23 December 2017
Music - Victoria Bar - 9:00pm - Free!
DJ every Saturday evening in Victoria.

Sunday 24 December 2017
Akido
: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate) 12.15 – 2.15pm - Trinity Room
Non-competitive, soft, internal martial art for fitness, personal development and peace of mind – all adults welcome. £4.50 per session.
For more information, contact Deirdre on white.heather@blueyonder.co.uk

Sunday 24 December 2017
Jazz - Shore Bar - Lunchtime - Free!
Jazz session every Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday Lunch time and the first Saturday of the month

Sunday 24 December 2017
Sunday Bloody Sunday in BODA BAR: - from 1:00pm - Free!
Chill out with a pint of beer, a great news paper and Bloody Marys for £5 in Boda Bar's chilled Sundays.

Sunday 24 December 2017
Narcotics Anonymous: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate) 3.00 – 4.15pm - Shore Room
If you have a drug problem, speak to someone who has been there. For more information about local meetings, call 04041 446 337, or check out – www.ukna.org or call the National Helpline on 0545 373 3366.

Sunday 24 December 2017
Open Mic @ Sofis Bar - 8:00 - 10:00pm - Free!
Sofi’s Nocturnes is an open stage every Sunday evening at Sofi's. Unplugged and intimate, we're happy to have you along whatever the act - music, spoken-word or anything else.

Sunday 24 December 2017
Jazz - Shore Bar - 8:30pm - Free!
Jazz session every Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday Lunch time and the first Saturday of the month.

Monday 25 December 2017

Tuesday 26 December 2017
Parent & Toddlers Group: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate) : 9:30 - 11:30am: Peevers Room

During school terms. A place for parents to meet, chat, have a coffee and let their under 5’s play!
Just come along. £1.50 charge.

Tuesday 26 December 2017
English as a second language: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate) : 9.30am - 12.00 noon: Shore Room
Within school terms. 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 agnieszka.waszak@edinburghcollege.ac.uk

Tuesday 26 December 2017
C – Card Direct (16+): Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate) : 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 www.ccard.org.uk

Tuesday 26 December 2017
Bookbug - Leith Library - 10.30 - 11.15am: Free!

Stories, rhymes and songs for babies, toddlers, pre-school children and their families.
Leith Library, 28-30 Ferry Road.
(First and third Tuesday of every month at 10.30-11.15am. Second and fourth Wednesday of every month: 10.30-11.15am)
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/directory_record/5035/leith_library

Tuesday 26 December 2017
Gentle Exercise for Over 60’s: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate) : 11.00am – 12.00pm: Trinity Room
20th December – 13th December (no class on 18th December)
Seated exercise classes, including exercise to music and gentle pilates - a great way to improve your strength, flexibility, balance and feel good at the same time! If you are aged over 60 years old or living with long term health conditions and interested in a gentle approach to exercise, then this relaxed and friendly class is for you. £3.00 a class. If you are interested, please contact Janice on 04971598629.

Tuesday 26 December 2017
Career's Cafe (15+): 12.30 - 2.30pm
Citadel Youth Centre, 175 Commercial St, Edinburgh, EH6 6JE
http://www.citadelyouthcentre.org.uk

Tuesday 26 December 2017
English as a second language: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate) : 1.00 - 4.00pm: Shore Room
Within school terms. 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 agnieszka.waszak@edinburghcollege.ac.uk

Tuesday 26 December 2017
Tool Library Workshop: Leith Mens' Shed: 2.00 - 4.30pm
The Men of Leith Men's Shed
The Custom Lane Cafe, behind Custom House
67 Commercial Street,
Leith EH6 6LH

Tuesday 26 December 2017
Health Walk In: 3.00 - 7.00pm
The Junction, 82-86 Great Junction Street, Edinburgh, EH6 5LL
http://the-junction.org/

Tuesday 26 December 2017
Gaming for Teenagers - McDonalds Library - 5.30pm - Free!
All teens are welcome to join, just turn up on the night.
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/directory_record/5036/mcdonald_road_library

Tuesday 26 December 2017
Junior Club (6-9yrs): 5.30 - 7.30pm
Citadel Youth Centre, 175 Commercial St, Edinburgh, EH6 6JE
http://www.citadelyouthcentre.org.uktre.org.uk

Tuesday 26 December 2017
Yoga Class: Norton Park (Albion Road): 6.00 - 7.00pm
To book, please email: joanna@shineonyoga.co.uk - www.shineonyoga.co.uk
Map: Norton Park, 57 Albion Rd Edinburgh EH7 5QY

Tuesday 26 December 2017
Tae Kwon Do (UKTC) (8 years +): Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate) : 6.00 - 7.00pm: Kinnaird Hall
Tae Kwon Do classes for fitness, self-defence and self-confidence. Please see www.uktc.co.uk or phone 01786 845 030 to book your FREE trial lesson now. Limited places available.

Tuesday 26 December 2017
Junior Club (P3-7): 6.30 - 8.00pm - £1
Pilmeny Youth Centre, 44 Buchanan Street, Edinburgh, EH6 8RF
http://www.pilmeny.co.uk/youth.htm

Tuesday 26 December 2017
LGBT Basketball: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate) : 6.30 - 8.00pm: Sports Hall
A friendly and informal group for LGBT people, beginners and regular players alike. £2 a session.
For more information, get in touch with Jules on jules@lgbthealth.org.uk

Tuesday 26 December 2017
Jogging Club - Joseph Pearce's - 7.00pm - Free!
We jog from Joseph Pearce’s to Sofi’s via Water of Leith and in Sofi’s we get a glass of Lingonberry Cordial and then we jog back. Jog with us - lose those pounds - meet people!

Tuesday 26 December 2017
Knitting Night - Sofis Bar - 7.00pm - Free!
Our knitters club meets every Tuesday evening now and everyone is invited, from beginner to expert, so bring a project and learn/teach new skills! (Other crafts welcome)

Tuesday 26 December 2017
Beyond Gender: 7.00 - 9.00pm

LGBT Youth Scotland, Citadel House, 40 Commercial St, Edinburgh, EH6 6JD
https://www.lgbtyouth.

Tuesday 26 December 2017
Crayfish Parties - Joseph Pearce's 7:00pm
Eat crayfish at JPs in great party atmosphere

Tuesday 26 December 2017
Leith Harbour and Newhaven Community Council: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate) : 7.00 – 9.00pm: Persevere Room
Our meetings are open to the public. Please feel free to come along and join us.
For more information, please check out - http://lhncc.co.uk/

Tuesday 26 December 2017
Barabra Dymock & Chris Marra: Leith Folk Club - 7.30pm - £8
With Support from Coreen Scott. Barbara was brought up in Fife, learning Scottish and Irish songs from her grandparents. Later, she became a founder member of the band Coelbeg. Chris has been a musician since his teens, working in many distinct fields, notably recording and performing with his brother Michael Marra. We are beyond excited to see them both here.
Address Victoria Park House Hotel, 221 Ferry Road, Edinburgh EH6 4NN
Ticket Reservations
Text: 04502 024 852

Tuesday 26 December 2017
Jazz - Shore Bar - 8:30pm - Free!
Jazz session every Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday Lunch time and the first Saturday of the month

Wednesday 27 December 2017
Indoor Curling (50+): Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate): 10.00 – 11.30am: Sports Hall- £1
Ageing Well promotes healthy lifestyles for people over 50 years in Edinburgh. New Indoor Kurling is a great way to keep active and make new friends.
visit www.edinburghleisure.co.uk
http://www.leithcommunitycentre.org.uk

Wednesday 27 December 2017
Bookbug: Leith Library: 10.30 -11.15am: Free!

Stories, rhymes and songs for babies, toddlers, pre-school children and their families. Leith Library, 28-30 Ferry Road.
(First and third Tuesday of every month at 10.30-11.15am. Second and fourth Wednesday of every month: 10.30-11.15am)
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/directory_record/5035/leith_library

Wednesday 27 December 2017
Connected Work Club: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate): 1.00 – 4.30pm - Shore Room
The Connected Work Club can help you with:
-Job search and job applications
-Updating your CV
-Developing your interview skills
-Finding out about college courses
-Accessing local learning opportunities
-Setting up your own ILA account
-Connecting with specialist support services.
To register and book a space, please contact 0131 557 7912 or check out www.foursquare.org.uk/connected for more information about Connected.
http://www.leithcommunitycentre.org.uk

Wednesday 27 December 2017
Knitting Group: - Leith Library - 6.30pm - Free!
Knitting needles at the ready, come and join us every Wednesday.
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/directory_record/5035/leith_library

Wednesday 27 December 2017
Leith Art Club: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate) : 6.30 – 9.15pm - Links Room
Friendly art group working with portrait and figure, experimental works with mixed media, ink and wash, collage, decoupage, making cards and painting local scenes.
Contact 0131 554 4750 or just turn up on the night.
http://www.leithcommunitycentre.org.uk

Wednesday 27 December 2017
Clothes Swap - Sofis Bar - 6:00pm - Free!
Green, Free and Fun!! Clear out your wardrobe from unwanted clothing and bring down to Sofis. You can take as many items as you brought! 

Wednesday 27 December 2017
Scrabble Club: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate) :7.00 - 9.15pm - Shore Room
Come and play the board ‘Scrabble’ – making a crossword-like puzzle, using ‘scrabble’ tiles. Open to all but some previous knowledge of playing scrabble is required.
http://www.leithcommunitycentre.org.uk

Wednesday 27 December 2017
GirlTime club: Citadel Youth Centre: 7.00 - 9.00pm - Free!
If you are a young woman between 12 and 18 years old come to our GirlTime club.
Citadel Youth Centre, 175 Commercial St, Edinburgh EH6 6JE
http://www.citadelyouthcentre.org.uk

Wednesday 27 December 2017
The Amazing Gracies Football Team: Drummond Community High School 7.00pm
The club promotes participation in football for the LGBT (and non-LGBT) women’s community. New players of all levels welcome to come along. Plays on the 5-a-side outdoor astroturf pitch.
Drummond Community High School, 41 Bellevue Pl, Edinburgh, EH7 4BS.
http://www.lgbthealth.org.uk/services-support/community-groups/
Email: amazinggraciesfc@hotmail.com

Wednesday 27 December 2017
Drop In (12-21yrs): The Junction: 4.30 - 7.30pm
The Junction, 82-86 Great Junction Street, Edinburgh, EH6 5LL
http://the-junction.org/

Wednesday 27 December 2017
Muay Thai Kickboxing: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate): 7.30 – 8.30pm - Kinnaird Hall
An interesting and effective way to keep fit and defend yourself. £4 for adults, £3 for concessions. 18 years+.
Visit www.scottishmuaythaicouncil.co.uk
http://www.leithcommunitycentre.org.uk

Wednesday 27 December 2017
Open Mic - Victoria Bar - 8:00pm - Free!
Open Mic at Victoria every Wednesday - come and perform - get it out!

Wednesday 27 December 2017
Youth Club – Seniors: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate): 8.15pm - Cafe + Sports Hall- 50p
Senior Youth Club for ages 12 – 18 years old. Activities include sports, crafts, activities, residentials.
Visit www.facebook.com/youngleithers
http://www.leithcommunitycentre.org.uk

Thursday 28 December 2017
English as a Second Language: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate): 9.30am - 12.00 pm During school terms: Shore Room
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 agnieszka.waszak@edinburghcollege.ac.uk

Thursday 28 December 2017
C – Card Direct (16+): Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate): 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 www.ccard.org.uk

Thursday 28 December 2017
Kinsfolk Carers Edinburgh: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate): 10.00 – 12.0 noon (during 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 www.kinshipcarersedinburgh.co.uk or phone 0131 205 4321

Thursday 28 December 2017
Narcotics Anonymous: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate): 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 04041 446 337, check out – www.ukna.org or call the National Helpline on 0545 373 3366.

Thursday 28 December 2017
Camera Club: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate): 1.00 – 1.30pm: Persevere 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 www.meetup.com/The-Edinburgh-Digital-Photography-Meetup-Group/ to meet up with the group

Thursday 28 December 2017
Over 50’s Social Club: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate): 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.

Thursday 28 December 2017
Youth Club - 'All about the girls': Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate): 1.30 – 4.00pm: Cafe & Sports Hall

Come along to this girls only group! Sports, crafts, computer games for P1 – P7. £1.00 per session.

Thursday 28 December 2017
Youth Club - Drama: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate): 5.00 – 6.30pm (P1 – P4) 6.30 – 8.00pm (P4 – P7): Links Room

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.

Thursday 28 December 2017
Tae Kwon Do (UKTC: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate): 5.00 – 6.00pm (3 – 5 years old) 6.00 – 7.00pm (5 years +) 7.00 – 8.00pm (Adults & Teenagers): Kinnaird Hall

Taekwon-Do classes for fitness, self-defence and self-confidence. Please see www.uktc.co.uk or phone 01786 845 030 to book your FREE trial lesson now. Limited places available.

Thursday 28 December 2017
Irish Dancing: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate): 6.00pm – 6.45pm for 5 – 8 years 6.45 pm – 7.30 pm for 9 + years 7.30 pm – 9.00 pm Dance Team Training Class: 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 Adults - £5 a class/£5.50 drop in, Children - £5 a class. For more information, check out – www.siamsoir.co.uk

Thursday 28 December 2017
Inter Club (10-13yrs): 6.00 - 8.00pm
Citadel Youth Centre, 175 Commercial St, Edinburgh, EH6 6JE
http://www.citadelyouthcentre.org.uk

Thursday 28 December 2017
Confirming the Word Bible Training: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate): 6.30 – 9.00pm: Shore Room

Confirming the Word (CTW) is a hear and do Bible training centre. It is for those who feel called to the ministry, missions, or simply want to be more equipped to reach those in their local community. For more information, check out http://ctwscotland.uk/

Thursday 28 December 2017
VADA (17+yrs): 7.00 - 9.00pm
LGBT Youth Scotland, Citadel House, 40 Commercial St, Edinburgh, EH6 6JD
https://www.lgbtyouth.org.uk

Thursday 28 December 2017
LeithEnders: 7.45 - 9.30pm
'Leithenders' (named by the young people, because they have 'more drama than Eastenders') is the YMCA's open access youth club for young people aged 12-17
The Acorn Centre. Junction Place, Leith, Edinburgh, EH6 5JA

Thursday 28 December 2017
Yoga Class: Santoga Yoga Studio: 8.00 - 9.00pm
To book, please email: joanna@shineonyoga.co.uk - www.shineonyoga.co.uk
Map: Santoga: 21 Albert Street, Edinburgh EH7 5LH

Thursday 28 December 2017
Live Music - Victoria Bar - 9:00 - 11:00pm - Free!
Live music every Thursday evening in Victoria.

Thursday 28 December 2017
Jazz - Shore Bar - 8:30pm - Free!
Jazz session every Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday Lunch time and the first Saturday of the month

Friday 29 December 2017
Academy Arts: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate): 9.00 – 12.00 noon: Links Room
Art group which meets twice a week (Mondays and Fridays). £1.00 per week. For more information, please contact the Centre on 0131 554 4750.

Friday 29 December 2017
Sewing Group: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate): 9.30 – 11.30am: Trinity Room
Sewing group for people with some experience who want to practice their skills. Bring along own materials. For more information, contact the Centre on 0131 554 4750.

Friday 29 December 2017
Multi Cultural Family Base Parents and Toddlers Group: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate): 10.00am – 12 noon: Peevers Room
The Multi - Cultural Family Base Early Years Service exists to meet the needs of families with children, pre birth to 3 years. They work across the City of Edinburgh with Black and Minority Ethnic families and in the Leith area with families from all communities. They can provide individual support in the home or at their premises, or families June join with others in one of their groups. Currently they have two parent and toddler groups and a group supporting parents to access employment / training. These meet on a weekly basis using local community venues in Leith. To make a referral or to ask if you can be referred, please contact the Multi - Cultural Family Base on 0131 553 4313.

Friday 29 December 2017
C – Card Direct (16+): Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate): 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 www.ccard.org.uk

Friday 29 December 2017
Bookbug: McDonald Road Library: 10.30 - 11.15am - Free!
A free event for 0 to 4 year olds and their parents/carers, every Friday.
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/directory_record/5036/mcdonald_road_library

Friday 29 December 2017
Friday Youth Club: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate): 1.00 – 3.00pm: Sports Hall/Kinnaird Hall

Various activities including arts and crafts, computer games, sports activities, chill out zone and much more for kids in P1 – P7. £1 a session.

Friday 29 December 2017
Sikh Sanjog Junior Group: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate): 1.30 – 3.30pm: Links Room

The junior group is open to children aged between 5 – 11 years old from Sikh and other ethnically culturally diverse backgrounds. Activities – arts and crafts, music, dance and games. For more information, check out www.sikhsanjog.com

Friday 29 December 2017
Crafts for Children - Leith Library - 2.30 - 3.30pm - Free!
For children up to 10 years old.
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/directory_record/5035/leith_library

Friday 29 December 2017
Crafts for Children - McDonald Road Library - 3.00 - 4.00pm - Free!
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/directory_record/5036/mcdonald_road_library

Friday 29 December 2017
After work meze in BODA BAR: 5:00 - 6:30pm - Free nibbles!
If you come between 5-7pm you can enjoy some Meze - nice nibbles and get a good start of the weekend!!

Friday 29 December 2017
Music - Victoria Bar - 9:00pm - Free!
DJ every Friday evening in Victoria.

Saturday 30 December 2017
Phelan School of Dance: Leith Community Centre (Kirkgate): All Rooms: 9:00am - 2:00pm
Teaching : Tap, Ballet, Modern, National, Freestyle, Hip – Hop and Drama (UKA syllabus)
For ages 2 ½ upwards
Check out www.phelanschoolofdance.co.uk for more information.
For more information, please contact 0131 672 1537
(please leave a message on the answer phone and someone will contact you)

Saturday 30 December 2017
Leith Farmers’ Market: 10am-5pm
A new market for independent small traders – lots of food stalls, arts and crafts and street snacks.
Dock Place, EH6 6LU (next to the Water of Leith and the Custom House).

Saturday 30 December 2017
Out of the Blue Flea Market: Out of the Blue 10.00am - 3.00pm - Free!
Rummage for treasures at the monthly Out of the Blue Flea Market.Over 45 stalls full to bursting with clothes, jewellery, small furniture, music, books, bric-a-brac and so much more. Treat yourself to delicious coffee and cake at the Drill Hall Arts Cafe. From vintage clothes, books and bric-a-brac to musical instruments, small furniture, and antiques. Once you’re done with your bargain hunting, stop in for lunch at the Drill Hall Arts Cafe which offers a delicious range of home-style cooking, cakes and more! On the Last Saturday of every month...
Out Of The Blue, 36 Dalmeny Street, Leith EH6 8RG, 01315557100.
http://outoftheblue.org.uk/

Saturday 30 December 2017
Space for Birthday Parties: Leith Community Centre (Kirkgate) Sports Hall 12:00am - 2:00pm
Space for children’s birthday parties (under the age of 10 years). Chairs and tables or football posts can be supplied. The charge is £30 an hour and you are welcome to bring your own entertainment – though if you are having a bouncy castle, it must be supplied by an official hire company.
Please note that helium balloons are not allowed in the Centre.
If you are interested, please contact Rhona on 554 4750 to check availability.

Saturday 30 December 2017
Music - Victoria Bar - 9:00pm - Free!
DJ every Saturday evening in Victoria.

Sunday 31 December 2017
Akido
: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate) 12.15 – 2.15pm - Trinity Room
Non-competitive, soft, internal martial art for fitness, personal development and peace of mind – all adults welcome. £4.50 per session.
For more information, contact Deirdre on white.heather@blueyonder.co.uk

Sunday 31 December 2017
Jazz - Shore Bar - Lunchtime - Free!
Jazz session every Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday Lunch time and the first Saturday of the month

Sunday 31 December 2017
Sunday Bloody Sunday in BODA BAR: - from 1:00pm - Free!
Chill out with a pint of beer, a great news paper and Bloody Marys for £5 in Boda Bar's chilled Sundays.

Sunday 31 December 2017
Narcotics Anonymous: Leith Community Education Centre (Kirkgate) 3.00 – 4.15pm - Shore Room
If you have a drug problem, speak to someone who has been there. For more information about local meetings, call 04041 446 337, or check out – www.ukna.org or call the National Helpline on 0545 373 3366.

Sunday 31 December 2017
Open Mic @ Sofis Bar - 8:00 - 10:00pm - Free!
Sofi’s Nocturnes is an open stage every Sunday evening at Sofi's. Unplugged and intimate, we're happy to have you along whatever the act - music, spoken-word or anything else.

Sunday 31 December 2017
Jazz - Shore Bar - 8:30pm - Free!
Jazz session every Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday Lunch time and the first Saturday of the month.