Latest News

Bee Happy!

Yesterday we celebrated the International Day of Happiness at The Factory Youth Zone! Take a look at what makes some of our Junior Members happy ...
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From Youth Work to International Football

We’re delighted to share with you that The Factory Youth Zone’s very own Alec Mudimu has been called up for the Zimbabwe international football team! ...
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For the Love of Construction!

It’s hard to find anything louder than the Junior Sessions on Fridays, but last month’s ‘Have a Go’ construction event shattered all expectations. Nearly 200 ...
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Big Thanks to e3creative!

We'd like to thank e3creative for their amazing support - they have recently provided us 9 new iMacs to improve our technological offering to young ...
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Introducing: All-New saturDAYS!

Great news! We have an all-new session on Saturdays for Juniors and Seniors to enjoy! Introducing... saturDAYS! 10.30-2.00pm: Juniors and Seniors are invited to join ...
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Spoken Word, Poetry and Drama Groups

Here's a super exciting creative group starting soon! If you're aged 13-25, living in Manchester and identify as disabled, join spoken word poet 'J' Ahmed ...
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About the factory




About The Factory

The Factory Youth Zone provides a unique, safe place for young people aged 8 – 19, up to 25 with additional needs, from across Manchester.

With a wealth of sport and creative activities, The Factory currently welcomes almost 1,000 young people each week. Working closely with members to raise their aspirations, The Factory offers a number of targeted provisions to provide additional support to those who need it… READ MORE

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