Forever Manchester is a charity that funds and supports community activity across Greater Manchester.




  • Sunshine and Love – The Sunnyside Club

    Sunshine and Love – The Sunnyside Club

    The first in the series of stories coming from the communities Forever Manchester supports. The Sunnyside Club based in Bolton has brought people together through a shared interest of computing and football.Read More »
  • Olympic Cynic

    Olympic Cynic

    Rachel Hirst, Forever Manchester’s Head of Communities, is a natural cynic but not when it comes to community building. Here she explains how her Olympic experience opened her eyes to what can be achieved when people come together and share …Read More »
  • Space, the Final Frontier

    Space, the Final Frontier

    This year, Manchester is the European City of Science, with the EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) launching recently. From urban allotments of the future down on St Ann’s Square to Oldham’s own Professor Brian Cox announcing the 5:10 tram from Piccadilly …Read More »
  • What Gets You out of Bed Every Day?

    What Gets You out of Bed Every Day?

    Helen Capiter is our Community Building Co-ordinator, responsible for our work on the ground out and about in our communities of Greater Manchester, as well as the training and management of our fab Community Builders. “You’re not a robot. You …Read More »
  • Prince Harry Visits Forever Manchester Funded Community Projects

    Prince Harry Visits Forever Manchester Funded Community Projects

    Prince Harry paid a visit to Wigan last week and took in three Forever Manchester funded community sports projects: The Blair Project, Fix It and Cast North West. Forever Manchester supported these organisations from their early days and it’s fantastic to …Read More »
  • Moston Juniors Football Club, playing their part in the local community

    Moston Juniors Football Club, playing their part in the local community

    At our Business Partners Lunch at Hotel Football on 6th July, we had the pleasure of hearing from Paul Mitchell, Chairman of Moston Juniors FC who spoke about the impact their club has on the local community, bringing together hundreds …Read More »
  • Film & Competition Success for Local Boxing Club

    Film & Competition Success for Local Boxing Club

    Local boxing club, Collyhurst and Moston Lads Club, has been awarded £1,000 from the Fourteen Programme, a legacy fund from the 2014 Commonwealth Games managed by Forever Manchester. The grant was to support work with a group of young men …Read More »
  • ‘Tesco Café is Our Boardroom’ – Judith McGarty

    ‘Tesco Café is Our Boardroom’ – Judith McGarty

    Forever Manchester Women is just around the corner. We spoke to one of our previous community speakers, Judith McGarty of Inspired Stockport ahead of July’s event. Inspired Stockport is a social enterprise that aims to remove obstacles by offering quality, no-pressure, tailored-made …Read More »
  • An Honourable Recognition for FM-Supported Group

    An Honourable Recognition for FM-Supported Group

    Her Majesty the Queen honours Forever Manchester supported group, Xplode Magazine. Xplode Magazine, who work across the UK assisting 12 to 22 year olds with their employability skills, have been honoured with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the highest …Read More »
  • Laughter Bridges Communities

    Laughter Bridges Communities

    Come and enjoy a participatory laughter workshop celebrating diversity and peace, based on playfulness, games, and laughter yoga. In association with We Stand Together, you’re invited to an opportunity to connect with people of all backgrounds.   Chief Inspector Umer Khan – representing …Read More »
First Friday September
Friday 2nd September 4pm - 6pm

Forever Manchester’s monthly networking event, First Friday, provides our supporters with the chance to connect and mingle in a relaxed environment. This time at Great Northern's All Star Lanes, First Friday brings together an eclectic mix of businesses and is free to sign up. Register today.

Connecting Communities Workshop - Wythenshawe
Tuesday 27th September 6:30pm - 9pm

Our new Connecting Communities Workshops aim to support individuals and community groups to discover new possibilities and connections in their neighbourhoods. Join us for FREE at the Wythenshawe Forum's Meeting Rooms this September.

Throughout October

Join us this October for a month-long celebration, combining the perfect pairing of cakes and fancy dress, to raise money for local community activity.

Caketober at the Miners Centre
Saturday 8th October 11am - 2.30pm

Forever Manchester will be pitching up in The Miners Arts and Music Centre this October. As part of Caketober we'll be hosting a cake sale and fun day, and you're invited!

Forever Manchester Women
Wednesday 19th October 5 - 7pm

Forever Manchester Women is an event for women across Greater Manchester to come together and feel inspired. Kindly sponsored by Slater and Gordon, the next event takes place on Wednesday 19th October at Slater and Gordon's offices in Manchester City Centre. Tickets are priced at £20

Halloween Spooktacular
Saturday 29th October 7pm - 1am

Our third annual Halloween Spooktacular will be bigger, and spookier! Join us on Saturday 29th October at a secret city centre location.

Birthday Party
Friday 10th February 2017 6.30pm - 1am

Forever Manchester's annual Birthday Party, sponsored by Express Solicitors, will be held at The Palace Hotel on Friday 10th February 2017. Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are now available.