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Christmas Talk and Lunch: The Magic of The Monastery

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What’s on at the Monastery? Alongside our regular open days, we also run an exciting programme of events, activities, talks, concerts and performances. Use the search bar below to discover what's on and what's coming soon at The Monastery.

Winter 2019 Open Days: Monastery and Victorian Pantry open on Sundays (11am-4pm) from January 6th to March 3rd 2019. (Closed on March 10th). Afternoon Tea can be booked on Sundays and Afternoon Tea Mondays (no minimum numbers but pre-booking essential). Groups of 6 or more can book Afternoon Tea from Sunday-Friday.

Spring/Summer 2019 Open Days: Monastery and Victorian Pantry open on Sundays, Mondays and Tuesdays from Monday March 11th 2019. Please note, we cannot guarantee access to the general public on Tuesdays and some Sundays where we have public events taking place. The Nave is also closed on Mondays 6th and 20th May.

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18th December 2018 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

£29.95 £29.95

Our 2018 Christmas Talk and Lunches are taking place on Monday 3rd, Monday 10th or Tuesday 18th December! Join us on Tuesday 18th December for ‘The Magic of The Monastery’!

£29.95 per person, includes;

  • Mulled wine on arrival
  • Festive three course meal with tea, coffee and mini mince pies
  • Talk by a member of our Trust Team
  • Christmas Music
  • Christmas decorations and novelties

11:00am – 11:15am – Doors Open – Guests to Register – Mulled Wine/Fruit Punch Served
11:45am – Call through to Nave
12:00pm – 12:45pm – Talk from Elaine Griffiths
12:45pm – 14:15pm – Lunch Served
14:30/15:00pm – Event to close

Roast butternut squash soup, served with warm bread

Roast turkey breast, served with roast potatoes, creamed potatoes, honey glazed carrots & parsnips, sautéed button sprouts, homemade apricot and sage stuffing, pigs in blankets and rich jus

Vegetarian Alternate
The Monastery’s festive nut roast served with traditional trimmings and seasonal vegetables

Christmas pudding with brandy sauce

Monday 3rd: Christmas Talk & Lunch – A Victorian Christmas
Monday 10th: Christmas Talk & Lunch – Saving Gorton Monastery
Tuesday 18th: Christmas Talk & Lunch – The Magic of The Monastery


18th December 2018
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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The Monastery
Gorton Lane
Manchester, M12 5WF United Kingdom
December 18 2018 11:00 AM—3:00 PM / £29.95

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