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The BIG Social Group

Open to anyone over the age of 18 who consider themselves to have a mental health condition. We meet every Sunday afternoon at 1 pm at the Castle Leisure Centre.

The Social Group is a warm and welcoming environment,  come along to get involved in the arts and crafts, have a cuppa and a chat, or join in with the activities.




2nd Dec Clay Work & Paperwork Karaoke
9th Dec Clay Work & Paperwork Bingo
16th Dec Clay Work & Paperwork Meditation
23rd & 30th Dec The Social Group will be closed over Christmas. If you need to talk to someone please called the Samaritans on 116 123 (FREE PHONE)
6th Jan Clay Work & Paperwork Board Games

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


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

Join us and make that positive difference.

Castle Leisure

Restart Map


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.