Welcome to The Growing Club CIC

Let us tell you more about what we do!

What is The Growing Club?

The Growing Club CIC is a not-for-profit organisation.
We offer fantastic business training for women using a creative and alternative model.
No matter what stage you are at, we are here to help you.

We run courses ranging from 8 weeks to 12 months,

Monthly skills workshops and

Weekly drop-in sessions.

When women thrive, all of society benefits, and succeeding generations are given a better start in life.

Kofi Annan


The  start-up programme is a year long course and will run from the end of  June 2018 (This course is now full. Watch this space for details of the next one).

The next  12 month growth  programme will start in Spring 2019

The next pre-start up course is Crafty Women starting in Spring 2019

In January 2019 we will be running short pre-startup and skills courses for women aged 50plus


Most of our courses/programme take place at:

The Women and Enterprise Hub, 6-0-5 Alston House, White Cross, Lancaster LA14XQ

The growth programme will also run in Preston and South Lakes from Spring 2019.

For more information

We would love to chat with you further about our programmes to see which might be suitable for you. Please contact us  to arrange a phone conversation with one of the team. Or email

We help you build sustainable businesses for economic growth
and community wellbeing.
And it works!

If you would like to sponsor a place on the community course, or if you know someone who would like to join please email


The Growing Club is a Boost Business Lancashire partner and has received support from the FSB, Lancaster city Council,  The Big Lottery, The Walnley Trust, Santander and The SmallWood Trust

bridging the gap in business education for women

Business Growth for Women