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Half Term Arts & Craft: Greatest Gorton

at the Monastery

*** Please note, the Monastery remains temporarily closed at the moment ***

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. Please be sure to check our Plan Your Visit Page for up to date information on closures of the Great Nave, and/or Cafe areas.

The Monastery aims to be open Sunday to Friday between 10am-4pm with free entry and parking. Visitors are most welcome to call in during these hours and visit the site but we cannot guarantee that the Nave will always be available. Our Cafe has relocated to the Welcome Wing and is open from 10am-4pm (Sunday-Friday).* Special Heritage & Visitor Open Days are held all year round on every Sunday, Monday and Tuesday when the Great Nave, Film Room & Shop are open between 11am and 4pm. Tours and talks, and afternoon teas in our Victorian Pantry, can also be pre-booked on these days.

A regular programme of community, health, well-being and family activities is also available for everyone to enjoy. Our affordable Community Rooms can be pre-booked for use 7 days of the week between 9am and 5.30pm.

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23rd February 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Free Free

This half term, join us in celebrating all the great things about Gorton by making a large-scale artwork together to be displayed at our ‘We Love Gorton’ day on the 25th! Suitable for children aged 5-12 years old. Sessions for each day in half-term are at 10am-12pm and 1.30-3.30pm.

All of our half-term activities are FREE but places are limited so, to avoid disappointment, please book in advance by calling 0161 223 211 or by emailing . Please indicate which session you would like when booking. All materials will be provided for each session.

February Half-term at the Monastery
‘Craft: Through Painted Windows’, Monday 19th, 10am-12pm and 1.30-3.30pm
‘Drama: The Workshop of the World’, Tuesday, 20th, 10am-12pm and 1.30-3.30pm
‘Craft: Bee Inspired’, Wednesday 21st, 10am-12pm and 1.30-3.30pm
‘Drama: The Great Greyfriars’, Thursday 22nd, 10am-12pm and 1.30-3.30pm
‘Craft: Greatest Gorton’, Friday 23rd, 10am-12pm and 1.30-3.30pm
‘Community Day: We Love Gorton Day’, Sunday 25th, 11am-4pm


23rd February 2018
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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February 23 2018 1:30 PM—3:30 PM / Free

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