Community Groups


Spice have an incredible range of events. If you’re looking for a fantastic social group you don’t need to look any further! You can increase your social circle and wave boredom goodbye – it is a great way to meet new people and make new friends!


Social Circle

Free online experiences with a new, social community. Unlike any other social groups online, Social Circle includes a huge range of events free to members: regular cinema trips to see the latest films, fitness classes and cultural and social events – the list goes on.

Telephone: 0161 434 0098



Greater Manchester BAME Network

It is their aim to provide networking opportunities and better access to knowledge, information and support for Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME), and refugee VCSE sector organisations across Greater Manchester.

Facebook: @GreaterManchesterCentreforVoluntaryOrganisation

Telephone: 0161 277 1000



Manchester Community Central

They provide Manchester’s voluntary, community and social enterprise sector with an extensive range of resources, information and tools designed to meet current and future development needs.

Facebook: @VCMOfficial

Twitter: @McrCommCentral

Telephone: 0333 321 3021




Getting together with real people in real life makes powerful things happen. Side hustles become careers, ideas become movements, and chance encounters become lifelong connections. Meetup brings people together to create thriving communities.



Stitch is the world’s largest companionship community created by members, for members. Being part of a community makes life richer and more fun. Because everybody needs companionship, especially now.


Great Manchester Youth Network

They are a youth organisation that provides opportunities for young people and supports local youth organisations.

Facebook: gmyouthnetwork

Twitter: @gmyn

Telephone: 0161 274 3377


Withington Assist

They are a community and voluntary organisation based in Withington, south Manchester. Their priorities are to reduce social isolation in the community, provide volunteering opportunities and enable people to continue living independently.

Facebook: @assist.withington

Telephone: 0161 434 9216