Category: Manchester Bee Hive

9th December #fyzadvent

Today we are celebrating all of our young leaders in general. Since the start of Learn2Lead, there are have been over 1,200 volunteering attendances by young people! They have been at The Factory, the National Football Museum, and a number of off-site trips and events. Congratulations to all of you, you are absolute stars and… Read more »

7th December #fyzadvent #tbt

My HOBY Residential Leadership Programme Lancaster University, April 2017 My time at HOBY was so fulfilling! Since I was the oldest it felt odd at the beginning but through the programme I actually became close with my team. At some point we were all crying and then laughing again – I think these were the moments… Read more »

6th December #fyzadvent

Hannah has been coming to The Factory for nearly 6 years and regularly speaks out about how it has helped shape her future. Recently Hannah was invited to speak at an event in London with The Lord Mayor where over 350 people were in attendance. After the event The Lord Mayor then sent Hannah a… Read more »

5th December #fyzadvent

On Sunday 3rd December myself and 3 other volunteers attended the Hilton Hotel in Manchester, this was an amazing event that showed people what Onside Youth Zones do, I was welcoming people on the stairs while they were walking up to the event. This was also a grate chance for myself to meet other Youth… Read more »


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 »