HideOut Youth Zone has reached the milestone of 5,000 members within two years of opening  HideOut Youth Zone has reached a new membership milestone and has successfully reached 5000 members!  Located in Gorton, East Manchester, HideOut Youth Zone is dedicated to supporting young people by providing three things which all young people need and deserve... Read more »

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HideOut Youth Zone front the Manchester Day parade as it returns after 3-years.  The Manchester Day parade made its long-awaited return to the city centre on Sunday 19th June, after a three-year hiatus.   Fifteen proud HideOut members took to the streets to represent the Youth Zone and joined over 1,300 other participants in the parade. ... Read more »

Over £7,500 raised for HideOut at GMR

Supporters raise vital funds for HideOut Youth Zone at the Great Manchester Run. Thousands of eager runners descended on Manchester city centre for this year’s Great Manchester Run on Sunday 22nd May. After months of training, athletes took to the city’s streets for the annual half marathon and 10k events. Over 20 HideOut Youth Zone... Read more »


HideOut Youth Zone has been shortlisted for two Spirit of Manchester Awards HideOut Youth Zone has been shortlisted for two Spirit of Manchester Awards, within the ‘Tackling Inequalities’ and ‘Partnership and Collaboration’ categories. Spirit of Manchester Awards is a celebration of the work of thousands of voluntary organisations, community groups, charities and social enterprises in... Read more »

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#VolunteersWeek: Blog from Volunteer Recruitment & Staff Training Manager

Volunteers Week takes place 1-7 June every year. It’s a chance to recognise the fantastic contribution volunteers make to our communities and say thank you. This #VolunteersWeek, we hear from HideOut’s Volunteer & Staff Training Manager, Fiona Bradshaw, about the importance of volunteering and the impact our volunteers have on our members.  “As the Volunteer... Read more »

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HideOut goes Bongos at the Bingo

  Founder Patron, Mission Mars, holds legendary bingo party night to raise funds for HideOut Youth Zone. Founder Patron, Mission Mars and Bongo’s Bingo, the legendary bingo party hosted by Jonny Bongo, joined forces on Wednesday 4th May to put on a fundraising event at the Albert Hall, Manchester. Over 300 people attended the event... Read more »

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Youth charities partner to tackle youth mental health crisis

HideOut Youth Zone partners with national youth charity, ‘Stop. Breathe. Think’, to tackle growing youth mental health crisis. To mark Mental Health Awareness Week (9-15 May 2022), HideOut Youth Zone welcomed mental health support charity, ‘Stop.Breathe.Think’, to host an evening of mental wellbeing activity, and to raise awareness of the charity’s service amongst young people... Read more »

Member blog: Shanay goes to Snow Camp

Senior Club member, Shanay, has been training with Snow Camp since last year. Snow Camp are a national snowsports youth charity working with young people across the UK. In 2019, 93% of their young people who completed their programmes moved on to either employment, education or further training. 92% gained 1 or more new qualifications and... Read more »

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HideOut holds first Community Iftar

HideOut invites members, their families, and supporters to break fast together in first community Iftar. Friday 22nd April saw HideOut Youth Zone hold its first Iftar event. HideOut welcomed members of the community, supporters, young people and their families into the Youth Zone to celebrate Ramadan and partake in breaking fast together. HideOut provided over... Read more »

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HideOut Hitters go toe-to-toe

Family and friends invited to celebrate the end of HideOut’s ten-week boxing project with local boxing club.  March saw the completion of HideOut Youth Zone’s boxing project, in partnership with the East Manchester local boxing club, Belle Vue ABC.   The 10-week project ended with eight HideOut boxers going toe-to-toe with members of Belle Vue Amateur... Read more »

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