Activities for the Community


Do you have some spare time and want to do something new, maybe meet new people? Take a look at what groups and events LifeCare has in store – some weekly, some monthly – for you to learn something new, get some exercise or feed the mind.

 

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LifeCare Conversations

What’s happening: A group where we review and discuss articles which have been published in the press in the previous 7 days

Who it’s for: The group is aimed at anyone who is interested in local news, current affairs and would like to hear other people’s opinions, sparking interesting and varied conversations.  So far we have discussed climate change, planning permissions, the demise of Scottish wildlife and many more.

Dates/Days of the week: Every Wednesday

Time and duration: 14.30 – 16.00,  90 minutes

Meeting place: Currently on Zoom (but when permitted in The Meeting Room, LifeCare 2 Cheyne Street, EH4 1JB)

Suggested donation: £2

LifeCare History Talks

What’s happening:  A 1 hour talk by local volunteers and organisations on local history, and links with the wider-Edinburgh area. These talks have been running since January 2019 and have to proved to be very popular. The talk is followed by a quiz on a wide variety of topics, sometimes linked to the talk, sometimes it’s completely different.

Who it’s for: This group is aimed at anyone who is interested in local history and is free on the last Tuesday of every month at 3pm

Dates/Days of the week: Once a month, on the last Tuesday of the month.  Dates for the 1st half of 2021: January 26th, February 23rd, March 30th, April 27th, May 25th, June 29th 

Time and duration:15.00 – 16.00 , 1 hour

Meeting place: Zoom (until the Covid-19 situation improves)

Suggested donation: £2

LifeCare History Strollers

Not currently running due to Covid-19

What’s happening:  A 1 hour walk in the local area with a splash of local history thrown in

Who it’s for: This group is aimed at anyone who would like to get out in the fresh air for a short stroll with a group of people and learn something new about the local area of Stockbridge (and in the future plans to go a little further afield)

Dates/Days of the week: Once a month, on the 3rd Thursday of the month

Time and duration:13.30 – 15.00 , 60-90 minutes plus coffees/teas 

Meeting place: Cafe Life at LifeCare 2 Cheyne Str EH4 IJB

Suggested donation: £2

Places are limited so booking for this is highly recommended. Please call  0131 343 0940 to let us know you are coming.

LifeCare Foodies

Not currently running due to Covid-19

What’s happening: Talks on food and drink from Scotland and around the world, including tastings

Who it’s for: This group is aimed at those who would like to know a bit more about the various wonderful Scottish produce, information on food producers and the opportunity to do occasional tastings of food and drink

Dates/Days of the week: Once a month on the 2nd Tuesday of the month 

Time and duration: 15-16.30,  90 minutes

Meeting place: Café Life at LifeCare, 2 Cheyne Str, EH4 1JB

Suggested donation: £2 (and some tastings may incur an small additional charge)

Places are limited so booking for this is highly recommended. Please call 0131 343 0940 to let us know you are coming.