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.

We have additional meet ups at weekends and during holidays. Please get in touch with Hazel if you would like information about other opportunities to meet with families of children with Down’s syndrome aged 0-5 in the local area.

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 7th February

Friday 6th March

Friday 3rd April

Friday 1st May

Friday 5th 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, Jamie Swift-Adams or Hazel Wilkinson.

Hazel Wilkinson:

T: 07770993595

E: hazel@sxw.org.uk 

Jamie Swift-Adams

T: 07895596121

E: swiftjamie59@live.co.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;

*More dates to be confirmed*

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.

 

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  

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