Welcome to the Mosses Centre

The Mosses Centre is a large Community Centre situated in the middle of Bury, near the famous Bury Market. It provides a meeting place for over thirty clubs and groups (Activities & Groups) including a Youth Club, Martial Arts Classes and Line Dancing. Our Pre-School was inspected recently and has achieved a good Ofsted rating. The Mosses Centre is managed by the Mosses Community Association Ltd, a Registered Charity.

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 Job Club runs on Thursdays between 1 and 3 pm. Drop in for assistance with CVs, job search, IT and interview skills. Please telephone Bury Adult Learning Centre on 0161 253 6801.

The MOSSES Annual Report for 2015/16 will be available shortly.

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Food and Drink at the Mosses Centre.

We have a cafe with a varied menu and offer healthy breakfasts from 9.30 - 11 am and home made lunches from 12 - 1 pm. Our menu changes daily and includes dishes such as home made meat or cheese and onion pie, pasta dishes and jacket potatoes, sandwiches and salads. A main meal is only £2.70!

Hire a Room. We have rooms for hire including our large Main Hall with a bar and dance floor for weddings, parties, quiz nights, etc and our Gym is suitable for sports and exercise classes. We also have smaller rooms for meeting or training purposes.For events we can provide a buffet or hot meal and are known for our excellent pie and pea suppers!

Bric a Brac Stall and Bookstall. Our stalls are here every weekday and sale proceeds go towards improving the Centre for our members.

Click here for our location on google maps.Directions by road or walking from Bury Town Centre maybe downloaded below.

Mosses Pre-school

Our Pre-School is full at the moment and there are no places for either 2 or 3 year olds, but we do have a waiting list. Please telephone us on 0161 761 2079 ext 3 or 7; call in to the Mosses Centre; or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for more information.

Mosses Youth Club

Our Youth Club meets every Monday evening from 7.15 - 8.45 pm and is for boys and girls aged 8 - 13. This was set up with the assistance of Bury Division of GMP.

For anyone who is on Facebook, we have a group called Mosses Youth where we update all our information so feel free to like the page www.facebook.com/MossesYouth.For more information phone 0161 761 2079 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


We are grateful to the following organisations for their support:

Bury Council

The Tudor Trust

People's Health Trust

Garfield Weston Foundation

Peter Kershaw Trust

Children in Need

and the following for their donations:

The Asda Foundation

Our Line Dancing Group

St John with St Mark Church, Bury

East Lancashire Mark Benevolent Fund Ltd

Giving a bit Click here Help the Mosses while you shop We have registered with Giving a bit who are partnered with over 1,400 shops online, including Amazon, John Lewis and Sainsbury's. Go to www.givingabit.com, choose to support the Mosses Community Association then visit the shops via their link. They will then make a donation to the Mosses every time you shop. Thanks.

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Pre-School Child Care


Our Pre-school is OFSTED Good and registered for 24 children aged between 2 - 4 years each session.

We are open for 38 weeks a year, Monday - Friday, 08:45 - 11.45 and 12.30 - 15:30.

We have 6 qualified childcare practitioners as well as volunteers and childcare students from local colleges.