Category: Manchester Bee Hive

Manchester Bee Hive: Guest Post

Manchester Bee Hive

Welcome to Manchester Bee Hive – a hub for young people at Manchester Youth Zone to use their voice and share their views and anything they are passionate about!  There are no limits to what topics young people want to talk about or which mediums they use. Manchester Bee Hive will be home to guest… Read more »

Community Reporters: The Yellow Block of Harpurhey

Two weeks ago, Young Leaders Jake and Jak started training to become Community Reporters and have filmed a documentary about the impact The Factory Youth Zone has had in Harpurhey over the last 6 years since we opened. FYZ regulars can expect to see a few familiar faces sharing their experiences of working in North… Read more »

Happy Valentines Day, Factory Youth Zone!

This video was filmed and sent out to our sponsors on Valentine’s Day. It was filmed by young leader Jake Lindley, who joined us age 10 in 2012. Thanks Jake!  


Some of our young leaders and the Junior members that they help celebrate #iwillweek by sharing why it is they volunteer and the Junior members let us know why they love their young leaders so much! One young leader age 15 had this to say: “I enjoy volunteering for FYZ because it’s good experience for… Read more »

Congratulations, Learn2Lead :)

This year Learn2lead attended The Manchester City Council Youth Buzz awards 2017 and were extremely honoured to be nominated and runner up for the most effective youth group award.   To be recognised for this award was very motivating for us because it enabled us to understand the importance of all the different projects we… Read more »


Hello, my name is Katlyn and I have participated in the Learn2Lead programme. It was a fantastic opportunity for myself and a plethora of other individuals to boost their confidence whilst achieving numerous awards by being involved in a variety of different activities and classes. These activities consisted of gaining a first aid certificate during… Read more »