Sep 16

September 16, 2022

Step into Digital

Not sure where to start with computers? This course is suitable for beginner students in IT and students who would like to build confidence and skills in using digital devices such as a mobile phone, tablet or laptop. No previous experience or equipment is needed.

Sep 16

September 16, 2022

Courses for September 2022

Don’t worry if you missed our Open Day – places are still available on most of our courses. You can see our latest timetable here, and read more about our courses on the relevant pages. If you need any more information, please contact the Centre.

Aug 8

August 8, 2022

A middle-aged South Asian woman sitting on a chair, holding small handweights

Thriving Communities Trafford

Thriving Communities Trafford was a 12-month Social Prescribing pilot project which ran in Old Trafford and Stretford in 2021-22, funded by Arts Council England and the National Academy for Social Prescribing. The project was led by Stretford Public Hall, with St John’s Centre as a Core Partner.

Aug 5

August 5, 2022

Phil’s Fundraising Swim

Our friend and supporter Phil Hoyland undertook the amazing challenge of swimming the Catalina Channel in California – risking dangerous currents, night swimming, nausea and hypothermia – to raise money for St John’s Centre, and in particular to fund the new stairlift for our upstairs classroom. Unfortunately, due to plummeting temperatures and cramp, Phil wasn’t able to complete the challenge. We are happy that he is safe and well though, and proud of his amazing effort! If you want to…