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Welcome to The Hideaway

We're a charity and Britain's first 'Pay What You Can' play centre, helping families to learn together, have fun together and thrive together. 

We're based in Partington, South Manchester. 


The Hideaway

Visit the Hideaway family play centre with your little ones. One of Manchester's top centre's - and no set entrance fee!


New group

Home Learning Group

Every Tuesday 1pm - 3pm is our new social and support group for families currently home learning.


Monthly last Friday

Girls' Night Out

Monthly evening social event for women. Food, fun, drinks, stories, meet others. 


Work for Hidden Treasure

We're currently seeking a whole host of volunteers in a huge range of positions to grow our charity. 


Courses and Groups

For mums, dads, carers, kids and more. The Hideaway Family team offers a huge range of free support for you. 

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Our Club

Every Tuesday 4pm - 6.30pm is our SEND club for children aged 5-12


Christmas for Adults

Christmas Afternoon tea

One-off special for adults. Christmas Afternoon Tea on 12th December, 2.30pm


Early Risers

Weekly sessions

Under 5s only sessions take place on most Saturdays. 


Hidden Treasure Clothing

New to the Hideaway, pre-loved and new school uniform and kids clothes. Available to all, donations are welcome. 


Looking for a good cause?

Hidden Treasure Trust only exists thanks to our partners, friends and supporters. From fundraising to volunteering, can you help?



Events now booking

Our Christmas 2023 special events are now online for booking.


New Group

A group for new mums on a friendly 4 week get-togethers to share together. 


Digital Support

Tech-Chucker Trial!

Feel useless on a tablet? Try our 6 session Tech-Chucker Trial while the kids play!

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Parties and Booths

There's no better place for a birthday than the Hideaway. For big parties or a visit with your family we have you covered. 


Now at the Hideaway

All Trafford residents can now visit the Hideaway for their weekly food shop from the Hope Centre pantry. 


Support our work

There are many ways to support our work. As a not-for-profit organisation currently unable to generate our own income, we need people to get behind us more than ever before. There are many aspects to our work and each of them act as network of holistic support with an aim to support people in as many ways as possible. We work with a range of vital partners and specialists to ensure that we can refer people in to other local service providers and support agencies. 

Regular giving

Join our 2400 Campaign

We're looking to raise an army of 100 regular supporters who can commit to giving £20 per month to help our organisation provide for thousands of families in need. Will you join us?

One-off giving

Make a one-off donation to our work

If you would like to make a one-off donation to support a specific area of our work such as feeding children or growing the Hideaway, or simply allow us to use it where it's most needed that would be hugely appreciated. 

Food and resources

Donate food or resources

If you can donate food either as an individual or a business, we commit to using every item donated for those struggling with these most basic living costs. Donations of books, DVDs, Jigsaws and good quality toys are used in our lending libraries whilst digital resources such as tablets and laptops are lent to those who need them locally.


Volunteer your time or expertise

If you have spare time and would like to help out, we have a wide range of voluntary roles from delivering food boxes to helping in the shop, advocacy, cleaning, helping in the cafe, craft with children and many many more. 

Pray for us

Join our prayer mailing list

Our Christian ethos motivates us to love and care for those around us. We believe that prayer makes a real difference to all that we do. If you would like to join our regular prayer enewsletter, sign up here. 

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