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
  • Credit Union – Trafford United
  • Harmony Singing Group
  • Young Identity Young Writers’ Group

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.

Peacebuilders and Old Trafford News are also based at St. John’s Centre:-

Old Trafford Amateur Boxing Club

Monday & Thursday

Juniors 6.00 – 7.00pm.  Cost £2

Seniors 7.00 – 9.00pm. Cost £3

Boxers Squad Session – Seniors Saturday 10.30-12.00

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 Africn 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 Brownie’s nights.

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

Credit Union – Trafford United

The Credit Union is a community based bank. Not for profit organisation offering savings and affordable loans to all members irrespective of income status.  There is a £2 joining fee for adults, free for children.

Runs each Tuesday 2.30-4.30pm in the computer suite, at the back of the main hall.

For more information visit the Council web site or call Carol Cosham on 0161 912 1536

Harmony Singing Group

The singing group is an open group and anyone is invited to join in.   You don’t have any previous experience, just have a passion for singing.  It meets each Wednesday from 7.30-9.30pm in the main hall. Cost is £4 per session or £2 for concessions.

For more information call John Hughes on 0161 872 0500

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 their website


Peacebuilders is dedicated to helping people to deal with conflict more effectively.  We believe in listening to people and giving them the skills and knowledge to transform their own situations.  Peacebuilders provides training in how to handle conflict more effectively.  We also offer an independent workplace and community mediation service providing mediation from fully qualified and experienced mediators.

To find out more go to the Peacebuilders web site.

Old Trafford News

Old Trafford News

Old Trafford News

Old Trafford News produces a quarterly community magazine, “for residents, by residents”.  They run training in journalism, writing skills, computer design and photography. If you would like to be involved in producing Old Trafford News, or want to find out more, call Ally on 0161 876 0146, email: or visit their website: