At the Monastery Manchester, we can provide the perfect setting for your wedding day. This magnificent venue is breathtakingly romantic, peaceful and visually stunning, guaranteeing that your special day is truly and occasion to remember.

The unique and inspiring Grade II* listed buildings are licensed for wedding ceremonies and civil ceremonies. We can accommodate wedding parties from 100 to 500 guests in the majestic Great Nave. The elegant Cloisters and tranquil Archangel Garden provide perfect backdrops for beautiful, memorable wedding photographs to cherish forever.

Our talented in-house chefs source high quality, local food to create dishes that are cooked with love and served with soul. This passion spans the entire team and reflects the unique quality of The Monastery itself. Every aspect of your special day is carefully planned and executed so that all you have to do is arrive in style – and enjoy every moment.

Your love can really help make the world go around, as every event held here supports our charitable projects with the local community. Monastery income also contributes to the on-going restoration of these precious historical buildings, helping to secure a part of Manchester’s heritage for the enjoyment of generations to come.

To view the first wedding that took place here in 20 years, in June 2009, and to see what we can do for your wedding at the Monastery Manchester, click here and then click on the play button. To enlarge the video click on the Full Screen button between HD and Vimeo.

The Monastery is the ideal setting for a variety of specialist weddings including Hindu, Indian and Jewish celebrations. Please contact us for details of our recommended external caterers and the relevant tariff.

Our stunning venue is complemented by free on-site parking and outstanding levels of service in every department.

To begin the journey of creating the most magical day of your lives, please do not hesitate to contact the Sales Team on 0161 223 3211, or email for availability and details. Our office hours are 8:30am to 6:00pm Monday to Friday.

Please see below for details of our new “All Inclusive” St Francis & All Saints Wedding Packages, and contact us for late availability offers for remaining dates in 2013.

The St Francis Package - Monday – Friday - £85 per person, inc VAT- Minimum of 85 Day Guests.

The All Saints Package - Saturday and Sunday - £95 per person inc VAT- Minimum of 95 Day Guests.

Packages include:
• Venue Hire for the Wedding Breakfast and Evening Reception
• Use of the Archangel Gardens and Cloisters
• A Glass of Sparkling House Wine on Arrival
• A Glass of Sparkling House Wine for the Toast Drink
• A Glass of House Red or White Wine per person with the Wedding Breakfast Meal
• Three course Wedding Breakfast or equivalent from Package menu,
• Tea & Coffee after the meal
• Evening Buffet
• Red carpet
• Master of Ceremonies
• PA system for your ipod, CD or other media
• White Table Linen
• White Napkins
• Crockery, Cutlery & Glasses
• Table Number holders & numbers
• Easel for your table plan
• Cake stand and knife

There are many optional extras that you can choose from to enhance your wedding here at the Monastery. These are some of the more popular:
Silver candelabras with candles (each)    £33
Use of the in-house PA system                £525
Atmospheric lighting package                   £500
(Great Nave, Cloisters, Altar, arches, side and back walls, dance floor, external and garden lights).

Options to upgrade the Food and Beverage Menus are available & also bespoke packages.

Our licence is until Midnight. We ask for all the guests to leave the Monastery as quietly as possible.

Looking for a more intimate Wedding?
Our Private Chapel s the perfect setting for a relaxed and elegant celebration for up to 50 guests. Please enquire with our Event Sales Team on (0161)  233 3211 or