Drama Production

On Tuesday 3rd October the drama group in UrStage at Future Youth Zone showcased a production of ‘I Love You Mum, I Promise I Won’t Die’. The play, written by esteemed playwright Mark Wheeller, tells the heart-breaking true story of Dan Spargo-Mabbs who tragically lost his life in January 2014, three days after taking a lethal […]

Archie at the Youth Select Committee

On Friday 22nd September, Archie, a Young Leader, was invited to the British Council – Youth Select Committee at the Houses of Parliament. He was invited to talk about the impact of the cost of living on young people and the importance of a Youth Zone in his community. Alongside other Young Leaders, Archie was […]

Reptile Rendezvous at Future Youth Zone

In an event that had children and staff alike buzzing with excitement, Future Youth Zone played host to a thrilling reptile encounter organised by a group of daring herpetologists. The children of Barking and Dagenham got up close and personal with an array of scaly and creepy-crawly critters, from slithering snakes to eight-legged arachnids, all […]

Winter Free Meals

As temperatures dropped and winter set in, there were some young people who may not have had the luxury of having a warm meal. In light of this, during the winter from November to March, we were offering a free hot meal to all young people during every evening and weekend session. Future was dedicated […]

Suriyaa’s Story

I am thrilled to be the new associate trustee of Future Youth Zone. What an honour! My adventure with Future began back in 2016 when I was introduced to this fantastic organisation through the Young People’s Development Group. This was a turning point for me, the start of a journey that would significantly shape my […]