Carrickvale Community Centre

The Centre that has Something for Everyone

Carrickvale Entrance

Happy New Year

The Centre has reopened after the Christmas and New Year break.

Community Learning and Development

We have a varied programme of activities for both Adult and Youth age groups. 

More information about Learning and Development on this page

Cosy Corner - Cost of Living Help Group

This group meets Wednesdays 12.30 -2.30.p.m

A drop-in group where everyone is welcome. No need to book just pop in.Families, adults the elderly asll welcome (Children must be accompanied by an adult)

Come along and socialise, get information on energy bills, money, local help, free budget meals in a bag, clothing, free baby bags and enjoy a tea/coffee and biscuit.  There will be activities, games for the children.

New Polish Speaking Classes

A new Polish speaking class starts in the Centre in January. Full details anmd dates on the poster. You can see them on the What’s New page

Adult Education Classes

The Centre hosts some of the courses in the City of Edinburgh Council’s Adult Education Programme. These include  Art, Yoga, Spanish, Patchwork and Bridge. 

Please note the Centre staff cannot book places on Adult Education courses. You can enrol on these  and other venue based courses in the programme on the new Adult Education Edinburgh website:

You need to register on the site. A Youtube video tutorial is  available.

A list of all the course that are based at Carrickvale can be found here.

Counsellor /MSP Surgeries

Gordon Macdonald MSP SNP 
2nd Friday of every month 10-12noon or call 0131 443 0595 for an appointment

Christine Jardine MSP Lib Dems
1st Friday of every month 2-3pm or call 0131 285 5972 for an appointment

Cllr Ashley Graczyk
contact or call 0131 529 4350


The Glass Room Cafe

Open from 10am—3.00pm on days the Centre is open. This is a friendly place where you can meet, greet and eat. Homemade soup/hot & cold rolls, toasties, scones & more. All at reasonable prices.