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**Following Government guidance, currently our social groups at Critchley Community Hub are suspended until further notice. **

We offer a wide range of social groups, activities and events.

At Critchley Community Hub and Garden Cafe in Swinton, there's something on every day.

See what's on at locally.

Coffee and Company Group

Come for a chat, a cuppa and find out about new things you can do. Everyone welcome.

Day of week Time Place
Tuesday 10.00 - Noon Streetgate, Baron Fold, Little Hulton
Friday 11.00 - Noon Critchley Community Hub, Swinton
Saturday 10.00 - Noon Critchley Community Hub, Swinton

Dementia Cafes

Receive the warmest of welcomes at one of the local Dementia Cafes. Come and enjoy a cup of tea, a chat, meet new friends, find out more information about living with dementia or memory loss.

Regular activities

  • Lunch and More

    Lunch and More

    A social gathering where you can enjoy a nutritious lunch and make new friends

    The Lunch and More group meet every Tuesday, 12-2pm. Come along to Critchley Community Hub and enjoy a homemade three course lunch which includes a delicious soup, a hot main meal, dessert and a tea or coffee all for just £5.50. There is also the opportunity to join in a game of bingo or karaoke.

  • IT Classes

    IT Classes at Critchley Community Hub - also available on Saturday.

    We offer a range of IT Classes at Critchley providing free and informal support to help improve computer skills including:

    Tech & Tea

    Next step IT Classes


    We have computers and laptops available for you to use. You can also bring your own laptop or tablet and get help using your own device.

  • Heritage Health Walks

    Heritage Health Walks - Be inspired to improve your health

    Free to join - The first Wednesday of the monthy at 11.00am. A pleasant walk talking in the local places of interest including the Swinton Heritage Trail, led by a qualified Health Walks leader. 

    The upcoming walk dates are: