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The Monastery aims to be Open Every Day between 11am- 4pm (except Saturdays) with free entry & free parking. Visitors are most welcome to call in between 11 and 4pm and visit the Heritage Corner but we cannot guarantee that the Great Nave will always be available.

Special Heritage & Visitor Open Days are held all year round on every Sunday, Monday and Tuesday when the Great Nave, Café & Shop are usually open between 11 and 4pm. Tours and talks can also be pre-booked on these open days. Please note, there will be no access to the Nave on Sunday 23rd June due to the Music Action International Concert (our Sunday Taste of The Monastery Tour in June will take place on Sunday June 30th). The Friary and Victorian Pantry will remain open as usual 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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February 3 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Free Free

As part of our Health and Wellbeing programme, the Monastery will be hosting a Laughter Club on the first Sunday of each month from 3-4pm on our Health & Wellbeing Day.

Organised by Robin Graham and Paul Dixon, the Laughter Club will feature activities that encourage laughter. This joyful laughter will create a sense of wellbeing and relaxation, provide gentle exercise and create a shared experience that leaves a good memory. Explore the meaning of laughter, its importance for good health and new ways to manage stress.

Robin Graham is a Laughter Consultant, Speaker and Trainer. He has been a laughter professional since 1998 – using laughter therapeutically and for fun – and is a Laughter Yoga Ambassador.

Paul Dixon is a Laughter Facilitator, writer, International Laughter Ambassador, certified Laughter Yoga Leader and a certified Laughter Yoga Teacher.


February 3
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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February 03 2019 3:00 PM—4:00 PM / Free

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