atOne at The Monastery

Join us in Exploring The Spirit of Life

Musician Terry Oldfield shares his experience of playing the flute in the Great Nave as part of his international 'Sacred Spaces' series - please click the link below to view;

Sacred Spaces

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A day of spiritual activities with likeminded friends, including speakers, discussions, mini workshops, meditation, massage, healers and walking the labyrinth.

The day costs £20 and pre-booking online or over the phone 223 3211 will include a light lunch (usually vegetarian soup and a roll). Admission on the day will not include this lunch offer.

Please see listing below for 6 December (A Christmas Celebration with Lucinda Drayton) . This can be booked over the phone or in person, as we need to take special dietary requirements at the time of booking.

Please click More Details for a preview of our spiritual calendar for 2016.

There are also occasional Meet-up sessions at 12:00 and at 2:30pm on most Sundays - see listing above. Sign up to join us in our Meet-up group, The Spirit of Life at



11:30 - 4:30pm

£20 admission

Christmas with Lucinda

We're delighted to announce that Lucinda Drayton, voice of 100,000 Angels, will be back at the Monastery to lead our Christmas celebration with her unique combination of meditation, music and inspirational words. She will be accompanied by Marcus Cliffe.

The day will include a Christmas lunch (vegetarian option also available) - click 'More details' below.

Please call (0161) 223 3211 to book your place and let us know about any special dietary requirements. Bookings close at 12noon on Thursday 2nd December.

SUN 6 DEC 2015

11:30 - 4:30pm


Ladies Lunch with Lucinda

A celebration lunch with a difference. Enjoy Lucinda's beautiful music and be inspired with stories, techniques and solutions that will uplift you and help you to sail through a stress free Christmas season.

Book now with our Sales Team 0161 223 3211 or email - bookings close at noon on Friday 3rd December

Please click 'More info below' to see our Christmas menu

MON 7 DEC 2015



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Hook Healing Trust - Spiritual Healing

Hook Healing Trust - Spiritual Healing

Spiritual Healing is a gentle, relaxing non invasive therapy. Universal Healing energies work on the whole person, 
Mind-Body-Spirit-Emotions to bring about health, balance, harmony, and well-being. The Healing energies are channeled through trained Healers to the patient, and works with the patients own energies to bring about healing. This is done simply by laying hands on or near to the patient. Healing is a complimentary therapy and works alongside any medical treatment. Doctors are able to prescribe spiritual healing for patients.There is no need for a belief in its ability to work, just come with an open mind, relax and let the energies do the rest. All are welcome.

First Sunday of the month Part of atOne Sunday

12:00 - 4:00pm

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NFSH - The Healing Trust - Spiritual Healing

NFSH - The Healing Trust - Spiritual Healing

HT Healers can offer you relaxation and a time "away from it all". Spiritual Healing is a natural energy therapy that treats the whole person – mind, body and spirit. It works by the transfer of energy through the Healer to the recipient after which it travels to wherever it is most needed.

First Sunday of the month Part of atOne

12:00 - 4:00pm

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Please join us in the peaceful healing space of the Monastery, for half an hour of meditation, reflection and prayer.

We welcome everyone from all faiths, backgrounds and beliefs.


12:00 - 4:00pm

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Walk the Labyrinth at the Monastery

Discover yourself at the Monastery

Enjoy walking a full size replica of the medieval labyrinth at Chartres Cathedral, for some it is sacred walk or a personal prayer. The metaphorical journey to Jerusalem. A journey of discovery and exploration, a way to lose your troubles and maybe to find yourself? Who knows what will unfold for you in the year ahead? Why not try it?


12:00 - 4:00pm

Susan Roberts Massage

Susan Roberts is a Body & Massage therapist with over 24 years experience. She offers mini-massages at most atOne Sunday events.

Each session lasts 20-25 minutes and costs £5.

Susan will be with us next on 6th September.


The Spirit of Brazil

Ana will bring some much wanted Brazilian sunshine to The Monastery in January, 2016, with her circle dance event, Spirit of Brazil. Come along and join our circle for the afternoon! Since circle dance was introduced to Brazil some twenty years ago, it has flourished, and Brazilian dancers have embraced wholeheartedly the traditional repertoire of dances, whilst contributing their own variations. Ana will introduce us to some of the circle dances which have become popular in her home town of Sao Paulo, including dances derived from local traditions.

Please click 'More details' for information about Ana and contact her directly to reserve your place:


SUN 10 JAN 2016

12:00 - 4:00pm


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Circle Dance with Ana Borges Da Costa

Sacred circle dance derives from the tradition of folk dance and for that reason Its repertoire includes traditional dances from many different countries and cultures. In these sessions you will learn the steps to a range of simple and, sometimes, complex dances, which can be  lively or meditative in nature, set to a variety of inspiring music. Sessions are led by Ana Borges da Costa who has been teaching circle dance for the past 17 years, both here in the UK and in Brazil.



12:00 - 4:00pm

World Sound Healing Day

The Sound Heard Around the World

Every February 14th, people throughout the planet join together with their intentionalized sound to project a sonic valentine of love & appreciation to Gaia, our Earth Mother. On World Sound Healing Day, sound healers, meditators, peace activists and lovers of all humanity and sentient consciousness send a Sonic Valentine to the Earth with the heart sound “AH” filled with the intention of Peace and Love.

visit:  for more information on this event and to download an “AH” sound you can tone along with.

This is an opportunity for YOU to  partake in and  to assist Global Harmonization – the process of creating harmony and peace on the Earth. Your participation and co-creation of this event is both appreciated as well as being necessary for World Sound Healing Day to manifest.

SUN 14 FEB 2016

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Sound Healing with John Hofton

Sound Healing with John Hofton

Sound healing is increasingly being recognised as an aid to deep relaxation, increased energy flow and as a way to still the mind. John’s clients tell him that they experience his sound healing sessions as a gentle, refined and subtle form of healing and that it works holistically – on mind, body and spirit. They say they feel relaxed, calm, happier, energised and in balance after a session.


12:00 - 4:00pm

Sacred Dances Sacred Sounds

Half day workshop led by Ana Costa and John Hofton

Come and join us in the sacred space of The Monastery for an afternoon  of joyous celebration in sacred dance and sacred sound.

Ana da Costa will lead us in an afternoon of  easily accessible sacred circle dances and John Hofton will lead us in some simple toning exercises and mantra chanting to uplift the soul. At the end we shall combine both together in order to discover the potent combination of intoning together in a circle, whilst holding hands and moving gently in step with one another, thereby creating a heart-centred meditative state which will be deeply healing for all.

Please contact Ana and John directly to book your place:

John Hofton on  or Ana Costa on

SUN 10 APR 2016

12:00 - 4:00pm


Terry Oldfield and Soraya

Join acclaimed International Spiritual Performers Terry Oldfield and Soraya for a day of meditation and music.

In the meantime you can watch Terry as he shares his experience of playing in the Monastery's sacred space at Sacred Spaces

SUN 19 JUN 2016

11:30 - 4:30pm


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