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




  • Boxers – Collyhurst and Moston Boxing Club

    Boxers – Collyhurst and Moston Boxing Club

    Collyhurst and Moston Amateur Boxing Club provide an opportunity for young people to train, learn new skills, make friends and provide a positive outlet.Read More »
  • Summerseat Village Community

    Summerseat Village Community

    The village of Summerseat in Bury is a beautiful former cotton mill town oozing history and charm. Summerseat Village Community was founded for two main reasons. Firstly to preserve and enhance the beauty of this of this fantastic village and …Read More »
  • YES Matters

    YES Matters

    In the lead up to every Forever Manchester Women, we like to feature a Greater Manchester-based female-led community project or group that epitomise the purpose of our quarterly networking event. This is YES Matters.     YES Matters, based in Chorlton, …Read More »
  • She’s a Star – Wigan Athletics Ladies

    She’s a Star – Wigan Athletics Ladies

    Wigan Athletic Ladies Football Club provides opportunities for girls and women to learn to play football and participate in local leagues.Read More »
  • Marple Allotment Association

    Marple Allotment Association

    Marple Allotment Association provide a space for people to enjoy gardening together while sharing and learning new skills, improving health and wellbeing. Forever Manchester has a long history of supporting the group to reach and connect with even more people. …Read More »
  • All of This and More – Miners Community Arts Centre

    All of This and More – Miners Community Arts Centre

    A group of local people in Moston, North Manchester got together five years ago to turn an ‘eyesore’ into a unique, vibrant place for the local community to come together and enjoy.     The Miners Community Arts and Music Centre …Read More »
  • Opening Doors – Peggy Mulongo

    Opening Doors – Peggy Mulongo

    Forever Manchester Women is just around the corner. We spoke to one of our previous community speakers, Peggy Mulongo of  The New Step for the African Community (NESTAC), ahead of October’s event. NESTAC is an organisation addressing the needs of African communities …Read More »
  • People Help the People – Bolton Rugby Union

    People Help the People – Bolton Rugby Union

    Bolton Rugby Union FC is more than just a rugby team. It prides itself on being community-focused and family orientated.Read More »
  • 105th Manchester Scouts Raise Funds

    105th Manchester Scouts Raise Funds

    Forever Manchester would like to say a massive thank you to the 105th Manchester Scouts and Explorers Group from Blackley who recently raised some money for us selling food at a local fun day.   In June the group attended …Read More »
  • 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 »
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.

The Big Caketober Quiz of the Year
Wednesday 5th October 6pm - 9.30pm

Guess who's back....back again. The Forever Manchester Quiz is back, tell a friend! Join us at Dive NQ as part of Caketober.

First Friday October
Friday 7th October 4pm - 6pm

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

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!

MFDF's Caketober Bake Sale
Sunday 9th October 12pm - 4pm

Manchester Food and Drink Festival are going to be hosting another Caketober Bake Sale in aid of Forever Manchester on Sunday 9th October as part of their festivities.

Caketober at MilkJam
Thursday 13th October 6pm - 9pm

Oxford Street's bakery and ice cream bar, MilkJam, are hosting a Willy Wonka-themed cake, brownie and ice cream buffet. Cue silliness, fun and a sugar high like no other.

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

Caketober at The Breakfast Club
Friday 28th October 11am - 2pm

Get your aprons on! Caketober is coming to Oldham’s Barker Street Community Centre on Friday 28th October, hosted by the Breakfast Club.

Halloween Spooktacular
Saturday 29th October 7pm - 1am

Our third annual Halloween Spooktacular will be bigger, and spookier! Join us on Saturday 29th October at Old Granada Studios.

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.