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    Online Event: Manchester Camerata – Untold ‘Caroline’

    at the Monastery

    *** 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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    1st October 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    We invite you to watch the first episode of Manchester Camerata’s brand new film series Untold streamed in partnership with
    Manchester Camerata have created a series of new online film-concerts, telling a real-life story in a unique and intimate way through words, visuals and music. The first episode in the film-series, ‘Caroline’ will take place online at on 1st October 8pm BST and is free to watch.
    Untold – ‘Caroline’ has been made by an award-winning production team (Silent Witness, Happy Valley, Clocking Off), featuring a brand-new poem by the poet laureate of Scotland (Scotss Makar) Jackie Kay, and is filmed in the breathtaking setting of the Monastery!
    This new-format film has been specially conceived for an online audience and is something not to miss! Words don’t quite do it justice though – click below to watch the first trailer on the Camerata’s Facebook page!
    The first episode ‘Caroline’ tells a deeply personal story in an up close and intimate way.
    This new-format project designed and conceived especially for a digital platform features new work from Poet Laureate of Scotland (Scots Makar) Jackie Kay and music from John Harbison, Haydn, Arvo Pärt, and R. Strauss.
    October 01 2020 8:00 PM—8:30 PM / FREE

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

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