Support for families

Family activities South East

A family of two adults and two children smiling at the camera.

Gilmerton Community Centre Stay and Play 

This informal group runs on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10.30 am to 12.00 pm and Fridays from 9.30am to 11am for children aged nought to five years and their carer. Hot drinks and snacks are provided, if able a small donation is encouraged. Booking for the sessions opens each Monday at 2pm book via eventbrite.

4 Drum Street
EH17 8QG

For more information contact 

Messy Munchkins 

Messy play sessions are suitable for children aged 6 months to 5 years. Sessions are free, no need to book and run on the first Tuesday of the month from 1.45 pm to 2.45 pm at 

Gilmerton Society Hall
27 Drum Street
EH17 8QR

For more information visit the Messy Munchkins Facebook page.

Messy Church at Liberton Kirk 

Activities for young families to enjoy together. All children aged 0-11 welcome, sessions take place once a month on Saturdays and provide a fun time involving crafts, games and mess including songs, story, prayer drama and a meal together. No pre-booking is needed, but if you’re a child you’ll need to bring an adult, and if you’re an adult you’ll need to bring a child. There is no charge, but donations are welcome. Sessions run monthly, usually at the end of the month at

Liberton Kirk
EH16 6RX

For more information visit the Messy Church website or contact 0131 664 8264.