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Do you feel lonely and isolated?

Do you want somewhere to have a chat and get involved in various activities?

Our social is here to provide a warm and welcoming environment
for people with mental health conditions.

Join us every week on a Sunday afternoon between 1pm and 3pm


The Re-start room in Castle Leisure Centre, Bolton Street, Bury.

Come along to play board games, have a cuppa and a chat
or join in with the activities.

Our BIG in Art (Arts & Crafts) session runs every
Sunday along with our other activities.

Regular activities include: Bingo, Quiz, Meditation, Creative Writing, Music.

Join us and make that positive difference.


Castle Leisure

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Comments from people attending BIG in social

“spending time with others helps to lift my mood”

“recharged my mental batteries”

“it put a smile on my face”

“just nice to sit and chat, it was friendly and fun”

“very relaxing and calming”

“positive conversation”

“i always feel better after attending BIG”

Previous Sessions

Poetry & Creative Writing Workshop.

Introduction to playing the guitar.

The Fireside Project. 

Bury Involvement Group (BIG) is a not-for-profit, voluntary organisation. We provide a vital source of support to people who suffer from mental distress.
Please note that we are not a substitute for professional support provided by health & social care professionals. If you have or suspect you may have a health problem, you should consult your healthcare provider.
The information contained in our website and in our other publicity is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by BIG and while we endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.
Guest Speakers at our groups:
BIG neither endorses or recommends speakers and the views expressed by the guest speakers are not necessarily the views of BIG as an organisation.