VISIT US

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

Call 0161 223 3211 or email Kate or Fran 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.

For more information, click here.

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

**The Monastery is open to the public 10am-4pm, Sunday to Thursday each week. Free entry & parking. All welcome!**

The Monastery Manchester

89, Gorton Lane

An extraordinary place to visit; a sanctuary with a heart full of peace; an architectural wonder; an intellectual feast!

Events at this location

july

fri01jul8:00 pm10:00 pmMeatloaf by CandlelightFeaturing a live cast of West End singers including stars of the West End production of 'Bat Out of Hell'8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

sun03jul11:00 am4:00 pmMOMM Self Care SundayJoin MOMM for a day immersed in healing sound, movement, meditation, companionship, and lightness of being.11:00 am - 4:00 pm

sun03jul12:00 pm1:00 pmFeaturedSilent meditation at the MonasteryGive yourself the gift of silence in a beautiful, supportive space12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

mon04jul10:30 am11:30 amFeaturedTaste of the Monastery TourDiscover the history of E.W. Pugin’s neo-gothic treasure and walk in the footsteps of the Franciscans10:30 am - 11:30 am

mon04jul12:00 pm1:00 pmFeaturedSilent meditation at the MonasteryGive yourself the gift of silence in a beautiful, supportive space12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

mon04jul2:00 pm3:00 pmFeaturedTaste of the Monastery TourDiscover the history of E.W. Pugin’s neo-gothic treasure and walk in the footsteps of the Franciscans2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

tue05jul12:00 pm1:00 pmFeaturedSilent meditation at the MonasteryGive yourself the gift of silence in a beautiful, supportive space12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

tue05jul12:15 pm2:00 pmFeaturedWomen’s Support Groupsupport for survivors of domestic violence12:15 pm - 2:00 pm

wed06jul10:30 am10:30 amFeaturedMusic Café with Manchester CamerataThis fantastic music cafe for people living with dementia & their carers is back!10:30 am - 10:30 am

wed06jul12:00 pm1:00 pmFeaturedSilent meditation at the MonasteryGive yourself the gift of silence in a beautiful, supportive space12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

wed06jul1:00 pm3:00 pmFeaturedHook Holistic Healing SessionsTake advantage of free, holistic healing sessions each Wednesday, right here at the Monastery1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

thu07jul10:30 am2:30 pmFeaturedUFO (Un-Finished Objects) Arts & Craftsexplore your creativity and let your artistic confidence and imagination go wild!10:30 am - 2:30 pm

thu07jul12:00 pm1:00 pmFeaturedSilent meditation at the MonasteryGive yourself the gift of silence in a beautiful, supportive space12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

thu07jul1:00 pm2:00 pmFeaturedYoga with StefNourish your body, mind and spirit with Thursday yoga here at Manchester Monastery1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

sun10jul12:00 pm1:00 pmFeaturedSilent meditation at the MonasteryGive yourself the gift of silence in a beautiful, supportive space12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

mon11jul10:30 am11:30 amFeaturedTaste of the Monastery TourDiscover the history of E.W. Pugin’s neo-gothic treasure and walk in the footsteps of the Franciscans10:30 am - 11:30 am

mon11jul12:00 pm1:00 pmFeaturedSilent meditation at the MonasteryGive yourself the gift of silence in a beautiful, supportive space12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

mon11jul2:00 pm3:00 pmFeaturedTaste of the Monastery TourDiscover the history of E.W. Pugin’s neo-gothic treasure and walk in the footsteps of the Franciscans2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

tue12jul12:00 pm1:00 pmFeaturedSilent meditation at the MonasteryGive yourself the gift of silence in a beautiful, supportive space12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

tue12jul12:15 pm2:00 pmFeaturedWomen’s Support Groupsupport for survivors of domestic violence12:15 pm - 2:00 pm

wed13jul10:30 am10:30 amFeaturedMusic Café with Manchester CamerataThis fantastic music cafe for people living with dementia & their carers is back!10:30 am - 10:30 am

wed13jul12:00 pm1:00 pmFeaturedSilent meditation at the MonasteryGive yourself the gift of silence in a beautiful, supportive space12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

wed13jul1:00 pm2:30 pmFeaturedAnxiety & Depression Recovery CourseA free six-week course in recovery with psychotherapist, Charmain Berry1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

wed13jul1:00 pm3:00 pmFeaturedHook Holistic Healing SessionsTake advantage of free, holistic healing sessions each Wednesday, right here at the Monastery1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

thu14jul12:00 pm1:00 pmFeaturedSilent meditation at the MonasteryGive yourself the gift of silence in a beautiful, supportive space12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

thu14jul1:00 pm2:00 pmFeaturedYoga with StefNourish your body, mind and spirit with Thursday yoga here at Manchester Monastery1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

sat16jul6:00 pm12:00 amChildren's Burns Foundation Charity BallJoin us from 6pm-midnight for a sparkling, fundraising summer ball in aid of the Children's Burns Foundation6:00 pm - 12:00 am

sun17jul10:30 am11:45 amFood for Thought - with New Earth Flavoursexplore what it means to live in a 'heart-centred' way10:30 am - 11:45 am

sun17jul12:00 pm1:00 pmNEW Family Yoga & Mindful ColouringImprove physical, mental, emotional and spiritual wellbeing at this uplifting family session with Rainbow Warriors12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

sun17jul12:00 pm1:00 pmFeaturedSilent meditation at the MonasteryGive yourself the gift of silence in a beautiful, supportive space12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

sun17jul2:00 pm4:00 pmEnlightened Circle with Fusion TherapyFind spiritual companionship and explore a range of healing modalities in this gentle monthly session2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

mon18jul10:30 am11:30 amFeaturedTaste of the Monastery TourDiscover the history of E.W. Pugin’s neo-gothic treasure and walk in the footsteps of the Franciscans10:30 am - 11:30 am

mon18jul12:00 pm1:00 pmFeaturedSilent meditation at the MonasteryGive yourself the gift of silence in a beautiful, supportive space12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

mon18jul2:00 pm3:00 pmFeaturedTaste of the Monastery TourDiscover the history of E.W. Pugin’s neo-gothic treasure and walk in the footsteps of the Franciscans2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

tue19jul12:00 pm1:00 pmFeaturedSilent meditation at the MonasteryGive yourself the gift of silence in a beautiful, supportive space12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

tue19jul12:15 pm2:00 pmFeaturedWomen’s Support Groupsupport for survivors of domestic violence12:15 pm - 2:00 pm

wed20jul10:30 am10:30 amFeaturedMusic Café with Manchester CamerataThis fantastic music cafe for people living with dementia & their carers is back!10:30 am - 10:30 am

wed20jul12:00 pm1:00 pmFeaturedSilent meditation at the MonasteryGive yourself the gift of silence in a beautiful, supportive space12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

wed20jul1:00 pm2:30 pmFeaturedAnxiety & Depression Recovery CourseA free six-week course in recovery with psychotherapist, Charmain Berry1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

wed20jul1:00 pm3:00 pmFeaturedHook Holistic Healing SessionsTake advantage of free, holistic healing sessions each Wednesday, right here at the Monastery1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

thu21jul12:00 pm1:00 pmFeaturedSilent meditation at the MonasteryGive yourself the gift of silence in a beautiful, supportive space12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

thu21jul1:00 pm2:00 pmFeaturedYoga with StefNourish your body, mind and spirit with Thursday yoga here at Manchester Monastery1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

sun24jul12:00 pm1:00 pmFeaturedSilent meditation at the MonasteryGive yourself the gift of silence in a beautiful, supportive space12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

sun24jul2:00 pm3:30 pmUniversal Worship Service | Mary Magdalene FestivalJoin Rev. Fay Barratt & friends for music, poetry, prayer and meditation in this celebratory service for people of all faiths2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

mon25jul10:30 am11:30 amFeaturedTaste of the Monastery TourDiscover the history of E.W. Pugin’s neo-gothic treasure and walk in the footsteps of the Franciscans10:30 am - 11:30 am

mon25jul12:00 pm1:00 pmFeaturedSilent meditation at the MonasteryGive yourself the gift of silence in a beautiful, supportive space12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

mon25jul2:00 pm3:00 pmFeaturedTaste of the Monastery TourDiscover the history of E.W. Pugin’s neo-gothic treasure and walk in the footsteps of the Franciscans2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

tue26jul12:00 pm1:00 pmFeaturedSilent meditation at the MonasteryGive yourself the gift of silence in a beautiful, supportive space12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

tue26jul12:15 pm2:00 pmFeaturedWomen’s Support Groupsupport for survivors of domestic violence12:15 pm - 2:00 pm

wed27jul10:30 am10:30 amFeaturedMusic Café with Manchester CamerataThis fantastic music cafe for people living with dementia & their carers is back!10:30 am - 10:30 am

wed27jul12:00 pm1:00 pmFeaturedSilent meditation at the MonasteryGive yourself the gift of silence in a beautiful, supportive space12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

wed27jul1:00 pm3:00 pmFeaturedHook Holistic Healing SessionsTake advantage of free, holistic healing sessions each Wednesday, right here at the Monastery1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

wed27jul1:00 pm2:30 pmFeaturedAnxiety & Depression Recovery CourseA free six-week course in recovery with psychotherapist, Charmain Berry1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

thu28jul12:00 pm1:00 pmFeaturedSilent meditation at the MonasteryGive yourself the gift of silence in a beautiful, supportive space12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

thu28jul1:00 pm2:00 pmFeaturedYoga with StefNourish your body, mind and spirit with Thursday yoga here at Manchester Monastery1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

sun31jul12:00 pm1:00 pmFeaturedSilent meditation at the MonasteryGive yourself the gift of silence in a beautiful, supportive space12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

august

mon01aug10:30 am11:30 amFeaturedTaste of the Monastery TourDiscover the history of E.W. Pugin’s neo-gothic treasure and walk in the footsteps of the Franciscans10:30 am - 11:30 am

mon01aug12:00 pm1:00 pmFeaturedSilent meditation at the MonasteryGive yourself the gift of silence in a beautiful, supportive space12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

mon01aug2:00 pm3:00 pmFeaturedTaste of the Monastery TourDiscover the history of E.W. Pugin’s neo-gothic treasure and walk in the footsteps of the Franciscans2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

tue02aug12:00 pm1:00 pmFeaturedSilent meditation at the MonasteryGive yourself the gift of silence in a beautiful, supportive space12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

tue02aug12:15 pm2:00 pmFeaturedWomen’s Support Groupsupport for survivors of domestic violence12:15 pm - 2:00 pm

wed03aug10:30 am10:30 amFeaturedMusic Café with Manchester CamerataThis fantastic music cafe for people living with dementia & their carers is back!10:30 am - 10:30 am

wed03aug12:00 pm1:00 pmFeaturedSilent meditation at the MonasteryGive yourself the gift of silence in a beautiful, supportive space12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

wed03aug1:00 pm2:30 pmFeaturedAnxiety & Depression Recovery CourseA free six-week course in recovery with psychotherapist, Charmain Berry1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

wed03aug1:00 pm3:00 pmFeaturedHook Holistic Healing SessionsTake advantage of free, holistic healing sessions each Wednesday, right here at the Monastery1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

thu04aug10:30 am2:30 pmFeaturedUFO (Un-Finished Objects) Arts & Craftsexplore your creativity and let your artistic confidence and imagination go wild!10:30 am - 2:30 pm

thu04aug12:00 pm1:00 pmFeaturedSilent meditation at the MonasteryGive yourself the gift of silence in a beautiful, supportive space12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

thu04aug1:00 pm2:00 pmFeaturedYoga with StefNourish your body, mind and spirit with Thursday yoga here at Manchester Monastery1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

sun07aug11:00 am4:00 pmLucinda Drayton NEW Album LaunchJoin us for the launch of 'Find Your Own Ground', Lucinda Drayton’s brilliant brand new album11:00 am - 4:00 pm

sun07aug12:00 pm1:00 pmFeaturedSilent meditation at the MonasteryGive yourself the gift of silence in a beautiful, supportive space12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

mon08aug10:30 am11:30 amFeaturedTaste of the Monastery TourDiscover the history of E.W. Pugin’s neo-gothic treasure and walk in the footsteps of the Franciscans10:30 am - 11:30 am

mon08aug12:00 pm1:00 pmFeaturedSilent meditation at the MonasteryGive yourself the gift of silence in a beautiful, supportive space12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

mon08aug2:00 pm3:00 pmFeaturedTaste of the Monastery TourDiscover the history of E.W. Pugin’s neo-gothic treasure and walk in the footsteps of the Franciscans2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

tue09aug12:00 pm1:00 pmFeaturedSilent meditation at the MonasteryGive yourself the gift of silence in a beautiful, supportive space12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

tue09aug12:15 pm2:00 pmFeaturedWomen’s Support Groupsupport for survivors of domestic violence12:15 pm - 2:00 pm

wed10aug12:00 pm1:00 pmFeaturedSilent meditation at the MonasteryGive yourself the gift of silence in a beautiful, supportive space12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

wed10aug1:00 pm2:30 pmFeaturedAnxiety & Depression Recovery CourseA free six-week course in recovery with psychotherapist, Charmain Berry1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

wed10aug1:00 pm3:00 pmFeaturedHook Holistic Healing SessionsTake advantage of free, holistic healing sessions each Wednesday, right here at the Monastery1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

thu11aug12:00 pm1:00 pmFeaturedSilent meditation at the MonasteryGive yourself the gift of silence in a beautiful, supportive space12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

thu11aug1:00 pm2:00 pmFeaturedYoga with StefNourish your body, mind and spirit with Thursday yoga here at Manchester Monastery1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

sat13aug12:00 pm2:30 pmRat Pack Afternoon TeaThe Rat Pack – Swingin’ at the Sands!12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

sat13aug3:30 pm6:00 pmRat Pack Afternoon TeaThe Rat Pack – Swingin’ at the Sands!3:30 pm - 6:00 pm

sat13aug8:00 pm10:00 pmTribute to ABBA by CandlelightThe UK's leading tribute show8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

sun14aug12:00 pm1:00 pmFeaturedSilent meditation at the MonasteryGive yourself the gift of silence in a beautiful, supportive space12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

mon15aug10:30 am11:30 amFeaturedTaste of the Monastery TourDiscover the history of E.W. Pugin’s neo-gothic treasure and walk in the footsteps of the Franciscans10:30 am - 11:30 am

mon15aug12:00 pm1:00 pmFeaturedSilent meditation at the MonasteryGive yourself the gift of silence in a beautiful, supportive space12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

mon15aug2:00 pm3:00 pmFeaturedTaste of the Monastery TourDiscover the history of E.W. Pugin’s neo-gothic treasure and walk in the footsteps of the Franciscans2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

tue16aug12:00 pm1:00 pmFeaturedSilent meditation at the MonasteryGive yourself the gift of silence in a beautiful, supportive space12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

tue16aug12:15 pm2:00 pmFeaturedWomen’s Support Groupsupport for survivors of domestic violence12:15 pm - 2:00 pm

wed17aug12:00 pm1:00 pmFeaturedSilent meditation at the MonasteryGive yourself the gift of silence in a beautiful, supportive space12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

wed17aug1:00 pm3:00 pmFeaturedHook Holistic Healing SessionsTake advantage of free, holistic healing sessions each Wednesday, right here at the Monastery1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

thu18aug12:00 pm1:00 pmFeaturedSilent meditation at the MonasteryGive yourself the gift of silence in a beautiful, supportive space12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

thu18aug1:00 pm2:00 pmFeaturedYoga with StefNourish your body, mind and spirit with Thursday yoga here at Manchester Monastery1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

sun21aug10:30 am11:45 amFood for Thought - with New Earth Flavoursexplore what it means to live in a 'heart-centred' way10:30 am - 11:45 am

sun21aug12:00 pm1:00 pmFeaturedSilent meditation at the MonasteryGive yourself the gift of silence in a beautiful, supportive space12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

sun21aug12:00 pm1:00 pmNEW Family Yoga & Mindful ColouringImprove physical, mental, emotional and spiritual wellbeing at this uplifting family session with Rainbow Warriors12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

sun21aug2:00 pm3:30 pmUniversal Worship Service | Mary Magdalene FestivalJoin Rev. Fay Barratt & friends for music, poetry, prayer and meditation in this celebratory service for people of all faiths2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

sun21aug2:00 pm4:00 pmEnlightened Circle with Fusion TherapyFind spiritual companionship and explore a range of healing modalities in this gentle monthly session2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

mon22aug10:30 am11:30 amFeaturedTaste of the Monastery TourDiscover the history of E.W. Pugin’s neo-gothic treasure and walk in the footsteps of the Franciscans10:30 am - 11:30 am

mon22aug12:00 pm1:00 pmFeaturedSilent meditation at the MonasteryGive yourself the gift of silence in a beautiful, supportive space12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

mon22aug2:00 pm3:00 pmFeaturedTaste of the Monastery TourDiscover the history of E.W. Pugin’s neo-gothic treasure and walk in the footsteps of the Franciscans2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

tue23aug12:00 pm1:00 pmFeaturedSilent meditation at the MonasteryGive yourself the gift of silence in a beautiful, supportive space12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

tue23aug12:15 pm2:00 pmFeaturedWomen’s Support Groupsupport for survivors of domestic violence12:15 pm - 2:00 pm

wed24aug12:00 pm1:00 pmFeaturedSilent meditation at the MonasteryGive yourself the gift of silence in a beautiful, supportive space12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

wed24aug1:00 pm3:00 pmFeaturedHook Holistic Healing SessionsTake advantage of free, holistic healing sessions each Wednesday, right here at the Monastery1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

thu25aug12:00 pm1:00 pmFeaturedSilent meditation at the MonasteryGive yourself the gift of silence in a beautiful, supportive space12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

thu25aug1:00 pm2:00 pmFeaturedYoga with StefNourish your body, mind and spirit with Thursday yoga here at Manchester Monastery1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

sun28aug12:00 pm1:00 pmFeaturedSilent meditation at the MonasteryGive yourself the gift of silence in a beautiful, supportive space12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

mon29aug10:30 am11:30 amFeaturedTaste of the Monastery TourDiscover the history of E.W. Pugin’s neo-gothic treasure and walk in the footsteps of the Franciscans10:30 am - 11:30 am

mon29aug2:00 pm3:00 pmFeaturedTaste of the Monastery TourDiscover the history of E.W. Pugin’s neo-gothic treasure and walk in the footsteps of the Franciscans2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

tue30aug12:15 pm2:00 pmFeaturedWomen’s Support Groupsupport for survivors of domestic violence12:15 pm - 2:00 pm

wed31aug1:00 pm3:00 pmFeaturedHook Holistic Healing SessionsTake advantage of free, holistic healing sessions each Wednesday, right here at the Monastery1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

september

thu01sep10:30 am2:30 pmFeaturedUFO (Un-Finished Objects) Arts & Craftsexplore your creativity and let your artistic confidence and imagination go wild!10:30 am - 2:30 pm