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Thanks to our Work Experience Students!

Big thanks to Angela, Edith, Faith, Michael, and Ethan – they came to The Factory Youth Zone for work experience from Our Lady’s RC High School as part of out Smart Futures programme and over the last two weeks they have helped out around the office and got involved with the FAC5 and Junior sessions…. Read more »

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 🙂 

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! Prior to The Factory opening, Alec was thinking about quitting football altogether.  â€œThere was nothing to do in the evenings after school and this led to me and my friends… Read more »

Brand New Cooking Club

The Factory Youth Zone is starting a new Cooking Club in The Lantern every Wednesday at 7.15pm, where Seniors can learn how to cook simple, delicious and nutritious meals.  Keep your eye out for future Jamie Olivers coming out of The Factory Youth Zone…

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 young people from primary and high schools across Greater Manchester joined us on Valentine’s Day for a hands-on careers event arranged by BAM and North West Construction Hub for our… Read more »

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 people. They will also be supporting our coding club with their incredible skills and expertise to teach them how to develop web, mobile, and desktop applications. You can read more… Read more »

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 us for sports and fitness activities. 2.00-5.30pm: Girls, aged 10-18, can stay at The Factory Youth Zone, where they can take part in sports, workshops and have someone to talk… Read more »

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 where you will be looking at ideas surrounding your independence, your rights, and your choices. It’s a chance to look at the power that comes with expressing ourselves. No experience required – get yourself down to… Read more »

Juniors is closed tonight

Due to the adverse weather conditions, and the health and safety of members and staff, the Junior Session will be closed tonight.

Unity Radio – The NGY opportunity for young people

Unity Radio has offered The Factory a great opportunity for our members. There are limited spaces available – please see the flyer and watch the video below for more information.   If you are interested please see Michael on Senior sessions and give him your name.