Regular Events

0-5 Group

An opportunity to meet with other families of children aged 0-5 with Down Syndrome. This is a parent led group that offers support and shared experience.

Where:

St Columba’s Church Hall

Blackhall

Edinburgh

EH4 3QU

When:

We meet on the first Friday of every month during term time between 2-4pm.

Friday 5th April

Friday 3rd May

Friday 7th June

A physiotherapist, an occupational therapist and a speech and language therapist also attend regularly to give advice. There are a range of sensory toys to occupy the children and their siblings whilst the adults can chat over refreshments and also read information about local services. Please feel free to get in touch with the parent volunteers, Suzanne Scott or Hazel Wilkinson.

Suzanne Scott:

T: 07775663975

E: suescott101@live.co.uk 

Hazel Wilkinson:

T: 07770993595

E: hazel@sxw.org.uk 

 

 

Primary Peeps

The group is organised by parents who have children with Down’s Syndrome of Primary School age group. It takes place on the first Saturday of the month between 2-3pm. It’s a great chance to drop in for a tea or coffee and meet with other families whilst the children play.

Where: Walpole Hall, 27 Chester St., Edinburgh, EH3 7EN

When:   2-3pm on the following Saturday’s;

Sat 4th May

Sat 1st June

Sat 7th Sept

Sat 12th Oct

Sat 2nd Nov

Sat 30th Nov

Come and join us! or for further information contact Anna Anderson by e-mail on anna.anderson01@icloud.com or Alica Collumbine Green on acolumbine@hotmail.com.

 

Magic Stars

This group meets every Saturday during term time. It is open to all children aged 12 and over. Its main focus is on healthy living, healthy food and exercise.

When: 

Every Saturday during school term time.

March 30th
April 6th meeting @ gravity
April 27th
May 4th
May 11th
May 18th
May 25th
June 1st
June 8th meeting @ gravity
June 15th
June 22nd
June 29th last one for summer 🌞🌞🌞🌞

Where:

Gorgie Dalry Parish Church

190-192 Gorgie Road

EH11 2NX

For further information, please email Michelle Ferguson on threemichelle@aol.com or call 07880 525597.

 

Boogie Bunch

This popular group meets every second Monday in Edinburgh. It’s currently run by Phoebe Haymaer, is open to anyone over 16 with Down’s syndrome and focuses on music and dancing with occasional outings to the cinema or bowling.

 

 

 

Where: The Enable Building, 95 Causewayside, EDINBURGH, EH9 1QG
When: Every second and forth Monday

*More dates to be confirmed*

For further information, please email Phoebe Haymer on phoebe.haymer@hotmail.com.