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Easter Sunday – Light Communion Meditation

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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.

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.

*Please note, on Monday 23rd September, the Welcome Wing Cafe will be closed but the Victorian Pantry will be open instead. The Monastery and Welcome Wing Café will be closed on Friday 20th September due to a private event.

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April 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Please join us for a very special silent meditation in the Great Nave at the Monastery from 11am on Sunday 21st April. Everyone Welcome.

On Easter Sunday (21st April), we are starting a silent one hour meditation named the LIGHT COMMUNION.

We shall begin promptly at 11am till 12pm . Every 20 minutes a bell shall gently ring for people to quietly leave or join if they do not wish to meditate for the full hour. We shall sit in a Circle in the Nave and shall meet every third Sunday of the month thereafter.

If, however, at any time we are unable to use the Nave , we shall be offered an alternative room in the Monastery. We look forward to seeing you.


April 21
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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April 21 2019 11:00 AM—12:00 PM /

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