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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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    13th October 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 3:15 pm


    Following a successful event in 2018, The Monastery is pleased to once again present ‘Music at The Monastery’, a free day of music and performance that will leave you feeling uplifted and inspired!

    Join us at The Monastery on Sunday October 13th for a musical feast as we are joined by a variety of choirs and musical performers throughout the afternoon who will make The Monastery feel like it’s bursting with beautiful and uplifting sounds!

    If, by the end of the day, you’re feeling inspired to start singing yourself, you can join the choirs and performers for a group singalong to ‘Wonderful World‘ in the beautiful setting of our Nave!


    • 10am: Monastery and Welcome Wing Café Open
    • 12pm: Music at The Monastery Event to Start
    • 12-1pm:
      1. Halle Ancoats Community Choir
      2.Gorton Voice Choir
    • 3. Oasis Centre Choir
      4. Zephyr Choir
    • 1-2pm:
      1. Astley Unlimited Choir (Facebook Page)
      2. Blackrod Community Choir (Facebook page)
      3. Accord Choir
      4. Ordsall Acapella Singers
    • 2-3pm:
      1. League of Ladies Choir
      2. Levenshulme Inspire Choir
      3. Heart Voices
    • 3pm: Mass Sing: Wonderful World
    • 3.15-3.30pm: Event to End
    • 4pm: Monastery and Welcome Wing Café to Close



    13th October 2019
    12:00 pm - 3:15 pm
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    October 13 2019 12:00 PM—3:15 PM / FREE

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