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    Gorton Monastery Make It Artisan Market by Little Owl Events

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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. 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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    17th November 2019 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm


    Gorton Monastery Make It Artisan Market by Little Owl Events

    Bringing together some of the best Crafters, Handmakers and Artists in the Greater Manchester, Saddleworth and Cheshire areas at our Make It Artisan Markets, all of which are held at top class venues.
    Little Owl Events’ Make it Artisan Markets are 100% Handmade .

    Little Owl Events are bringing their Make it Artisan Markets to a beautiful new venue for them, The Monastery. The Monastery provides a beautiful back drop for all our events from the modern Welcome Wing to the tranquil beauty of the Nave.

    There is an on-site tea room, The Victorian Pantry, which compliments Little Owl Events’ Artisan Markets.

    Please click here for Little Owl Events’ Website.


    17th November 2019
    11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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    November 17 2019 11:00 AM—3:00 PM / FREE

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