Marking the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Carlisle Youth Zone are deeply saddened by the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. We know from the many causes she chose to support, that Queen Elizabeth ll was an unwavering champion of young people and those that support them. We were very fortunate to experience this support first-hand, when we gratefully received vital... Read more »

CYZ Welcomes new CEO

Carlisle Youth Zone (CYZ) are delighted to announce the appointment of Caroline Taylor-Beswick as their new Chief Executive. Caroline, who holds professional qualifications in youth work and social work, joins the charity from UNICEF UK, where she held the role of Programme Manager, with responsibility for supporting cities and communities across the north of England... Read more »

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CYZ Family Open Day

We’re holding an open afternoon on Saturday 2nd July, for members and non-members & their families to drop into, speak to staff, have a look around our facilities, and participate in some of our favourite activities. You can drop in any time 1.30-3.30pm. Please note: Young people must be accompanied by a responsible adult during... Read more »

Enjoy a Family Portrait Offer worth £100.00 for Just £20!

For a donation of just £20 which will come directly to CYZ, you can enjoy a Family Portrait Offer worth £100.00! Enjoy a family portrait experience at Peter Barlow Photography Offer includes 1 hour in the studio and a 7″x5″ portrait in a 10″x8″ mount ready to frame. The whole package is worth £100.00. The... Read more »

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OnSide Presidents Cup 2022

Today is the day! The OnSide Youth Zones Presidents Cup 2022 – Our team are heading to Mahdlo Youth Zone in Oldham for this year’s competition. Wish us luck!

Plea for Prizes

The CYZ Race day takes place at Carlisle Race Course on the 19th of August. If there’s anything you have or can donate to help us please get in touch. Donations could be everything and anything!! Bottle of wine, hampers, jewellery, electronics, clothing, beauty or restaurant vouchers, furniture, artwork or you might have something else... Read more »

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2022 Youth Zone Heroes

This week we’ve been out to surprise our amazing patrons Roger Smith, Ryan James Roberts, Stephen Ward and Jill Glencross-Hind to present them with their awards. Along with some of our young members, we stopped by to say a huge thank you for their support, dedication and commitment to transforming the lives of Carlisle’s young... Read more »

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On-Site Sessions Restarting – 19th April

We are restarting our evening club sessions on Monday 19th April 2021. To view our session timetable, please visit https://www.carlisleyouthzone.org/calendar/ – or if you know which sessions you would like to attend, you can book through https://www.carlisleyouthzone.org/c19-booking-information/  If you were directed to this page from our SMS message and would like to opt-out of receiving... Read more »

Have Your Say – April Re-Opening

Currently, we are running virtual sessions and targeted sessions within the building, but are gearing up to re-open ALL our clubs on 19th April. We are currently in the process of planning what our clubs will look like, what activities will run etc, but we want to give our members and parents the opportunity to... Read more »

Job Opportunity

New Year, New Job? CYZ and The Rock Youth Project are working jointly to recruit Youth Workers to help the young people of Carlisle. For more information on this position, including to obtain an application pack, please visit our vacancies page.