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HideOut Becomes An Accredited Duke of Edinburgh Award Centre

HideOut Youth Zone is excited to announce that we have now been confirmed as an official Duke of Edinburgh accredited centre. We are looking forward to offering our members the opportunity to go on DofE expeditions and to access the wide range of activities on offer throughout this year. DofE supports young people to have best possible start in life, enabling them to develop news skills such as […]

HideOut Youth Zone is officially open

  There were smiles all round on Saturday 26th September as young people celebrated the official opening of Manchester’s HideOut Youth Zone. Located in Belle Vue, HideOut Youth Zone is a brand-new youth charity set to provide young Mancunians with somewhere to go, something to and someone to talk to. Following months of isolation, which […]

WATCH: Take a sneak peek inside HideOut Youth Zone

We were delighted to welcome the young people’s development group to HideOut on Friday 7th August to show them the finished Youth Zone for the very first time. From branding to staff interviews, the young people’s development group have played a vital role in the Youth Zone’s development over the past 2 years. Become a […]

First member visits HideOut!

Namyla was the very first person to become a member of HideOut after signing up earlier this year. Today we welcomed Namyla & her brother Armaan to HideOut for a special sneak peek tour. Following the tour, Namyla said “I’m really excited for the Youth Zone to open. I can’t wait to try climbing, sports […]

Update: Resident’s Open Day

Due to changes to Government guidance regarding COVID-19, we have taken the decision to postpone the local resident’s open day due to take place on Saturday 8th August. Protecting the health and wellbeing of young people, employees, volunteers and the wider community is our primary focus. We apologise for any inconvenience caused and will be […]

HideOut Youth Zone Project Update

HideOut Youth Zone Manchester

A new opening plan has been unveiled for the ‘HideOut’, East Manchester’s new £6.6million OnSide Youth Zone. Construction was recently completed on the state-of-the-art facility, which is located in on the border of Gorton and Longsight, Manchester. The Youth Zone had originally planned an official opening day celebration this Spring with hundreds of local young […]

“HideOut Youth Zone is absolutely fantastic” says Theo Paphitis

On Tuesday 10 March, Theo Paphitis visited HideOut Youth Zone for the first time since announcing his Founder Patron support for the charity. Theo, who has fond memories of growing up in Gorton, said the tour left him feeling ‘inspired’ and is now calling on the Manchester business community to come together in support of […]

Podcast: What Manchester Taught Me with Bruntwood


The latest ‘What Manchester Taught Me’ podcast is now live with special guest Kate Vokes, Director of Social Impact at Bruntwood. ‘What Manchester Taught Me’ is a youth-led podcast series which allows listeners to get to know the charity’s supporters, delve deeper into their ties to Manchester, uncover their tips and tricks for success and […]

East Manchester’s £6.6million HideOut Youth Zone edges closer to completion

HideOut Youth Zone East Manchester Belle Vue Gorton

Over the past twelve months work has progressed well on-site of East Manchester’s brand-new Youth Zone, with construction of the £6.6million HideOut Youth Zone on schedule to complete this Spring.  Located on Hyde Road in Belle Vue, HideOut Youth Zone will offer young people aged 8-19, and up to 25 for those with additional needs, somewhere to go, something to do and someone to talk […]

Theo Paphitis supports HideOut Youth Zone

Theo Paphitis has pledged to become a Founder Patron of East Manchester’s HideOut Youth Zone, via the Theo Paphitis Charitable Trust, giving back to the local community where he grew up. Set to open in Gorton in Spring 2020, HideOut Youth Zone will provide thousands of young people from East Manchester with somewhere to go, […]