St John’s Centre, Old Trafford


We provide space in the evenings and at weekends to community groups for their activities, for example:

  • Old Trafford Amateur Boxing Club
  • STEP Saturday School
  • T.A.C. (Trafford African Caribbean over 50’s club)
  • Old Trafford Brownies
  • Shylarks Harmony Singing Group
  • Manchester Sing Out Choir
  • Young Identity Young Writers’ Group
  • Manchester Greek School

The Centre is also used for numerous community events, fundraisers, community weddings, parties and other celebrations. Click here for more details about hiring a room in the Centre for your event.

Old Trafford Amateur Boxing Club

Monday & Thursday

Juniors 6.00 – 7.00pm.  Cost £2

Seniors 7.00 – 9.00pm. Cost £3

Come prepared for sporting activity.  For more information call Kevin Williams on 07912 287 289.

STEP Saturday School

Every Saturday 11am-2pm upstairs at St. John’s Centre.

Learning Support and mentoring for all children aged 8-16yrs.  Come and do homework, SAT’s revision, G.C.S.E’s.

Cost £1.50

For more information please contact

Louise on 07811 802 422 or Beryl on 07772 183 459

T.A.C. (Trafford African Carribean over 50’s club)

The TAC group meets every Wednesday in the main hall from 12-4pm.  For over 50’s with an African Caribbean heritage.

There is an exercise group and dominoes before the serving of lunch.  This is followed by a popular game of bingo with cash prizes.

Please come along on the day if you want to find out more, and how to become a member.

Brownies Group

Brownies is for girls only who are aged over 7yrs old and below 10yrs old.  The 4th Old Trafford St John’s Brownies meet during term time at St John’s Centre

Wednesdays 6.00 – 7:30pm

To find out more and how to bbecome a member please come along to one of the Brownies nights.

To find out general information about Brownies visit the girlguiding web site.

Shylarks Harmony Singing Group

We are an open group and anyone can join in.   We sing a variety of songs, including some from the standard acapella repertoire, original songs and arrangements, jazz, soul, folk, pop, songs from around the world… whatever takes our fancy. We’re not a performance group, but we occasionally find ourselves getting together with other singing groups for a joint sing, supporting a local event or singing under the tree outside at Christmas. New members are welcome at any time – just turn up. No experience is necessary and you don’t need to be able to read music.

We meet each Wednesday from 7.30-9.30pm in the main hall. Pay £6/£4/£2 according to your means.

For more information call John Hughes on 0161 872 0500

Manchester Sing Out Choir

We meet every Tuesday from 7-9pm. For more details, visit our website.

Young Identity Young Writers’ Group

For all aspiring poets, writers and MCs aged 13-25.

For more details, contact Shirley Anne May on 832 3777/07944116390 or see our website

Manchester Greek School

Teaching children about Greek language and culture, every Tuesday and Thursday from 5.30-7.30pm. For more details, contact the Centre.