To discuss holding your wedding or any event at The Monastery, contact Nancy Bennett to arrange a personal welcome tour.

Call 0161 223 3211 or email Nancy now.

We would love you to visit us at The Monastery! You’ll be sure of a warm welcome, and we know you’ll enjoy the time you spend with us.

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    *** 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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    25th March 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    £15 £15

    Take a step back in time and explore The Monastery lit-up at night and experience this breath-taking site in a completely different way.

    Explore The Monastery after hours and discover the fascinating story of the site led by one of our expert tour guides. Your evening will begin with a complimentary drink and refreshments, and tours will be run at timed intervals throughout the evening. The tour lasts 30-40 minutes, depending on the size of the group, and volunteers will be on-site to answer any further questions you have.

    As an added extra you will also have the chance the discover the history of Belle Vue Zoological Gardens, once known as the ‘Showground of the World’ through a pop-up exhibition.

    Tickets costs £15pp and include a drink on arrival. Please click here to book tickets.  Ticket sales close at 12:00pm on Friday 22nd March. For more information about the event or to book tickets over the phone, please ring  (0161) 223 3211.

    Doors will open, welcome drinks and deluxe canapes available from 6pm. Monastery tour available at 6.30pm, 7pm and 7.30pm.



    25th March 2019
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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    March 25 2019 6:00 PM—9:00 PM / £15

    Please keep checking this page as we are updating frequently with details of new events.

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