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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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**PLEASE NOTE: The Monastery will be closed to the public for three days from Sunday, October 17th, through to Tuesday, October 19th, 2021**

The Monastery Magazine

Health & Wellbeing

Health & wellbeing are precious. They override all else. Money, fame, riches, power - all are useless without the good health required to enjoy them.

Our institutional health systems are often poorly funded, short-staffed and all too often with long waiting lists for treatment. More than ever, it's important - crucial in fact - to nurture our own health and wellbeing. Fortunately, there are many alternative, gentle, holistic approaches to health and wellbeing and in this section of our magazine, we explore a range of them.

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Health & Wellbeing

News

22 / 10 / 21

NEW Advice and Support Drop-In Every Monday with Be Well @ The Monastery

We all need a little help climbing life’s mountain sometimes, right? That’s why we’re absolutely delighted to announce a brand NEW community advice and support drop-in centre at Manchester Monastery’s Sanctuary. Launching at 12pm on Monday, November 1st, in collaboration with Be Well, the new drop-in centre will be a free service to the Manchester […]

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Music Cafe at Manchester Monastery

Health & Wellbeing

Heritage & Culture

17 / 09 / 21

Dementia care Manchester: Music Café at Manchester Monastery is in the news

Looking for dementia care in Manchester? We’re excited to host this new workshop for people living with dementia and their carers. Music Café provides free weekly music-making sessions created and run by the Manchester Camerata orchestra. They’re well-known for innovative collaborations and you could hear them playing dance anthems as well as classical orchestral works. […]

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Health & Wellbeing

News

27 / 08 / 21

A Compassionate Approach to Mental Health in Manchester is Here

LAUNCH: The Sanctuary of Peace & Healing (SOPH) at Manchester Monastery LIFTING THE SPIRITS OF THE CITY It is with great joy that we announce the launch of an innovative urban retreat, spearheading a compassionate and conscious approach to mental health in Manchester at our brand new Sanctuary of Peace and Healing (SOPH). Manchester’s modern-day Monastery […]

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Free storytelling

Health & Wellbeing

Heritage & Culture

21 / 08 / 21

FREE Storytelling + Den Building Workshop for Kiddies

Manchester’s modern-day Monastery is very excited to present this wonderful 3 x day series of interactive, free storytelling workshops for children and their families by the incredibly talented Round the Twist performing arts collective. And what’s more, as part of our community programme and Belle Vue Week, admission is completely free! For more information about the […]

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Health & Wellbeing

Heritage & Culture

News

13 / 08 / 21

FREE children’s storytelling + den-making workshops | 15-18th August, 2021

Manchester’s modern-day Monastery is very excited to present a wonderful 4 x day series of interactive, performing arts workshops for children and their families, brought to you by the incredibly talented Round the Twist performing arts collective. And what’s more, admission is completely free. Mums, dads, kids – come on down! When are these events? […]

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Manchester Camerata

Health & Wellbeing

News

09 / 08 / 21

Music Café with Manchester Camerata @ The Monastery

Please come to Manchester Camerata’s first-ever, free music café this Wednesday, August 11th 2021, between 1-3pm held at their new base right here in the beautiful surroundings of The Monastery! This wonderful event is funded by Music for Dementia/The Paul and Nick Harvey Fund and is for all people living with dementia, their families and […]

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Contemplation

Health & Wellbeing

Spirituality

02 / 07 / 21

Contemplation: From Distraction To Connection | Dr. Jeannine Goh

Many roads up the mountain Contemplation is an ancient phenomena that traverses all cultures & moments in history. As our modern-day monastery’s prayer so clearly conveys, we are a place for all and everyone, for the atheist, to the devout Christian, for the agnostic to the Hindu, to the follower of the wild wind and […]

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