To discuss holding your wedding or any event at The Monastery, contact Nancy Bennett to arrange a personal welcome tour.

Call 0161 223 3211 or email Nancy now.

We would love you to visit us at The Monastery! You’ll be sure of a warm welcome, and we know you’ll enjoy the time you spend with us.

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Keep up to date with the amazing array of events we hold all year around.

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at The Monastery

A place

Winner of 30 prestigious awards

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A place for everyone

There’s something about The Monastery that envelops you as soon as you walk through the door. It’s almost magical.
And we're open to the public every day, except Saturdays and Bank Holidays, from 11 am to 4 pm. If you're thinking of holding an event at The Monastery, email

For dates when the Monastery is fully closed for private events please see the Events Diary.

A place for weddings

"Best day. Best venue. Best decision we ever made." This architectural masterpiece, and award-winning Grade II Listed building, can accommodate wedding ceremonies and receptions for between 85 and 450 guests in the spectacular Great Nave.

A place for coming together

"Motivation and engagement levels double when we meet at The Monastery.” Industry events, specialist conferences, staff motivation, training, music, media, with 17 versatile small and large spaces, for up to 450 delegates or more for almost any use.

A place to find yourself

"Walking through the cloisters, sitting peacefully in the garden, reflecting on the mothers and children who helped the Friars build this magnificent place. In such thoughts, I start to rekindle the feelings I thought I'd lost. I found them again, here, in The Monastery."

Become part of our story.
Here. And now.

Please accept one or more of our invitations to make yourself part of our story. The Monastery has been saved from ruin by the support and involvement of people like you. If you haven’t already visited, we extend the warmest of welcomes and look forward to seeing you soon.


Access to the The Great Nave may be restricted on a very few selected days. Please call 0161 223 3211 to check before you visit. And thanks for your understanding.

The Monastery will be closed to visitors, because of a private event using the entire building on:

Sunday 27th August
Fridays 4th and 18th August, 15th September, 6th October and 10th November. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

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