Manchester Meeting Places




Manchester Afro-Caribbean Clubs & Organisations

Cheetham Hill Advice Centre

1 Morrowfield Avenue, Cheetham Hill, Manchester
M8. Tel: 0161-740 8999.

Whalley Range Advice & Community Resource

59 Withington Road, Whalley Range, Manchester
M16. Tel: 0161-226 7015.

The Manchester Black Health Forum

This local organisation promotes health services
for black communities, and provides services that meet different
cultural needs, as well as co-ordinating and training volunteers
in community care. Services offered include, drop in day care, home
care support, counselling, mental health support, racial attacks
& harassment (RAHIM), seminars and conferences, interpreter service
as well as advice and health information. Ask for Nusret, Janet
or Bahga.

New Black Arts Alliance

P O Box 312. Manchester M22 2DF. Tel (Mobile):
+44 (0)7757278188 .
Email: Website:
The NBAA was established in 1985, the UK’s largest network of black
artists. Their website contains a small listing of Northwest-based
creative artists with links to their websites. Also works across
the arts, hosting community projects, education, exhibitions and
performance events as well as the Acts of Achievement website at

BME Arts

BME Arts is a gateway to bring together artists
and those interested in the arts with the available resources to
aid promote, develop and publicly present their talents. Specifically
targeted at supporting Black and minority ethnic people, still an
under-represented group in the arts. This site is primarily focused
on providing a directory of opportunities for development and participation
in the arts, both on a community level and on a national scale.
In addition to being a hub of information this is a social network
where work can be shared with a wider audience. Email:

Manchester Refugee Support Network

St James Centre, 95a Princess Road, Moss Side,
Manchester M14 4TH.
Tel: 0161-226 6134 advice line. Fax: 0161-226 1332.
Target Group: Refugees and asylum seekers, refugee community groups,
agencies working with them. Languages spoken: Arabic, some Farsi,
range of refugee community languages. Access to interpreters.
Open Monday to Wednesday for advice, Thursdays for home visits,
and Friday by appointment only.

Council of African and Afro-Caribbean Churches

A member Body of CTBI & CTE and member of
the Free Churches Group for England. United effort for evangelism,
mission, theological training and social responsibility among African
and Afro-Caribbean Churches. Contact: The Most Rev. Father Olu Abiola,
31 Norton House, Sidney Road, London SW9 0UJ.
Tel: 020-7274 5589. Fax: 020-7771 8302.

Joint Council for Anglo-Caribbean Churches

General Secretary: Rev. Esme Beswick MBE
141 Railton Road, London SW14 0LT. Tel: 020-7737 6542.

Asian-Afro Caribbean Advisory Centre

39 Green Avenue, Bolton BL3 2JX. Tel: 01204-523616
and 01204-521707
Open 7 days a week from 5.00pm-7.00pm. Target Group: Minority ethnic
communities. Languages spoken: Arabic, Gujarati, Hindi, Punjabi
and Urdu. Serving Bolton and the surrounding areas.

Afro-Caribbean Care Group for the Elderly

Claremont Resource Centre, Rolls Crescent, Hulme,
Manchester M15 5FS.
Tel: 0161-226 6334. Fax: 0161-232 1548.
Email: Website:
The Afro-Caribbean Care Group aims to provide a caring and supportive
service for elderly people of Afro-Caribbean descent who live in
south and central Manchester and Trafford.

The Glodwick West Indian Association

99 Greengate Street, Oldham. Tel: 0161-624 2055
/ 628 7917.

Identity Writers’ Workshop

6 Mount Street, Manchester M2 5NS. Tel: 0161-832
Email: Website:
Meets every Wednesday 6-8pm. For black, Asian, Afro-Caribbean and
Chinese poets, performers and rappers. Workshops for reading and
performing work and constructive criticism and advice will be given.

Black Britain Website

Promoted as “…a
Bridge Across Nations”

News, information, jobs, entertainment and everything to do with
being black in Britain today.

Black Search

Information for, about and by black communities.
Specialised search engine for black groups, facilities, contacts,
clubs, etc, in your area. Website:

Black Mag

(‘Bright Learning & Cultural Knowledge’).
Links to black websites, books, clubs, entertainments, business,
education, and a while lot more. Website:

Black Singles Connection

Black singles website where Black people meet.
African American singles to Detailed personals and photo gallery.
Enjoy instant messaging, chat, thousands of singles profiles, message
boards, and more. Join BlackSinglesConnection today to connect with
singles in your area!

NIA Cultural Centre

Chichester Road, Hulme, M15. Tel: 0161-226 6461.

Black Women Survivors of Sexual Abuse meets monthly.
For more information contact Rajo Saira on 01484-450040.

Afro-Caribbean Restaurants in Manchester

Royce Road, Hulme, Manchester. Tel: 0161-232 0191.

Jowata Licenced African Restaurant
322 Deansgate, Manchester City Centre. Tel: 0161-835 1099.

M & M’s Caribbean Spice
127 Stamford Street , Chorlton, Manchester M21. Tel: 0161-226 6067.

Nubian Links Afro-Caribbean Dating

Contact: The Administrator, Nubian Links, 109
– 111 Farringdon Road, London EC1R 3BW.
Tel: 0845-644 0682. Fax: 0845-644 0621. Email:
An international Afro-Caribbean introductory dating service. Website:

Joana’s Hair Elite

470 Cheetham Hill Road, Manchester M8 9JW. Tel:
0161-795 4778.
– Specialists in Afro Caribbean & European Hair.
– Hair Extensions & Weavers.
– Lazer Weave & Closure Weaves.
– Training Courses Available.
– Net Weaves For Alopecia.
– Baldness & Trichotilomania.

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current and accurate, we cannot guarantee that details will not change.
Please contact us with any changes or errors which you are aware of.

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