WHY support BYZ – Read Aleena’s Story

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During the Trevor Dawson Golf Day, one of our members stood up in front of over 100 people and shared her story, this is Aleena's story:   "My name Aleena, I’m 18 years old and have been coming to Youth Zone for almost 4 years now. I started to play football as I have always been involved in sports since a young age, Ishy, one of the coaches, always pushed me to the best of my … [Read more...]

Lunar Presents… UV Glow Club Night

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Blackburn Youth Zone hosts their first ever Lunar Presents, which will bring all young people together on the 22nd July 6:30pm -9:30pm, for ages 12 - 16. Lunar Presents is a UV Club Night at Blackburn Youth Zone that will celebrate the beginning of the Summer Holidays. Each floor of the Youth Zone will have different genres of music reaching out to a wide audience. Each month Youth Zone plan … [Read more...]

Celebrations all round at Charity Golf Day!

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There were lots of winners at the Trevor Dawson Charity Golf Day. The sun shone, temperatures soared as a full field of 21 corporate teams enjoyed the immaculate course conditions of Clitheroe Golf Club for the Trevor Dawson Charity Golf Day. Word has just come in that the charity golf day raised over £6,000 for Blackburn Youth Zone, which brings the total over the years to over £20,000 raised. … [Read more...]

Blackburn Rovers Community Trust Partnership

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  Amazing opportunity to work for Blackburn Rovers Community Trust, where you can work in the community. Blackburn Youth Zone Sports Manager Blackburn Rovers Community Trust (BRCT) is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, charismatic and dedicated Youth Zone Sports Manager to manage the sports timetable, the quality assurance of the staff delivering sessions and delivery within … [Read more...]

Band Night at Blackburn Youth Zone

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    BwD Music Hub with its partners Blackburn Youth Zone and BwD Young People’s Service is organising the latest Soundtracks Band Night on Friday 7th July at Blackburn Youth Zone from 7pm. Bands which have developed through our weekly sessions at Blackburn Youth Zone and Kaleidoscope Youth Centre will be performing along with guest bands from Blackburn and … [Read more...]

Blackburn Youth Zone Chief Executive, Hannah Allen joins the Hive steering group!

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Blackburn Youth Zone Chief Executive, Hannah Allen joins the Hive Network Steering Group The Hive ambassadors network launched in 2012, with the aim of bringing local businesses and individuals together to develop and promote Blackburn and Darwen, challenge perceptions and raise the profile of the area.  A key priority for the group is to create the environment for a thriving and competitive … [Read more...]

Eat Together! Celebrating Youth Zone’s 5th birthday

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Blackburn Youth Zone 5th birthday was a huge success! Blackburn Youth Zone hosted an event to celebrate their 5th birthday, in true BYZ spirit they brought the whole community together including business, young people, the local authority and local people including our local refugee community. The event also marked  five years of bringing young people across the borough together, Eid and … [Read more...]

Blackburn Youth Zone’s Family Fun Day!

Blackburn Youth Zone holds Bank Holiday Family Fun Day to launch new programme for members Blackburn Youth Zone hosted a Free Family Fun Day on May 29th to launch their new programme for members, from 12pm - 3pm and it was completely FREE. All young people who attended got a free annual membership, existing members got a free membership renewal, along with being the first to see the new … [Read more...]

Blackburn Youth Zone wins Weston Charity Award!


                Blackburn Youth Zone wins prestigious award! Blackburn Youth Zone, a state of the art facility in the centre of Blackburn are delighted to win the Weston Charity Awards that was revealed at an event held at Thinktank, Birmingham Science Museum. The Weston Charity Award give small charities across the North of … [Read more...]

Clog & Billycock raises over 6k for BYZ!


What a night we had! The Clog & Billycock closed their doors for an exclusive BYZ event and treated over 90 guests to a wonderful drinks reception, delicious awarding winning Lancashire Hot Pot and red cabbage meal with Cheesecake for dessert.  Andrew Greaves, Head of Journalism at News Associates - the UK's number one NCTJ journalism school - and an experienced journalist and broadcaster, … [Read more...]