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Our Kids Social Presents Happy Sundaze

at the Monastery

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 Every Day between 11am- 4pm (except Saturdays) with free entry & free parking. Visitors are most welcome to call in between 11 and 4pm and visit the Heritage Corner but we cannot guarantee that the Great Nave will always be available.

Special Heritage & Visitor Open Days are held all year round on every Sunday, Monday and Tuesday when the Great Nave, Café & Shop are usually open between 11 and 4pm. Tours and talks can also be pre-booked on these open days. Please note, there will be no access to the Nave on Sunday 23rd June due to the Music Action International Concert (our Sunday Taste of The Monastery Tour in June will take place on Sunday June 30th). The Friary and Victorian Pantry will remain open as usual 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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May 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

from £7.25 from £7.25

Following on from their sell out September event Happy Sundaze is BACK for a fabulous afternoon of festival delights at The Monastery, Manchester.

Say hello to Summer with laid back festival vibes and the best beats in the city bought to you by Our Kids Social resident DJ in the beautiful nave – plus their legendary silent disco Brit-pop vs Kids’ pop – all you Beautiful Ones can turn on, tune in and rock out. Let loose your best moves amid the stunning stained glass, breathtaking architecture and fantastic acoustics. Come and show the kids how it’s done!

There will be all the usual creative goodness with arts and crafts at our make, do and mess station & Madchester murals – come and let your imaginations run wild – plus some magical story telling with everyone’s favourite Prof – Prof Jigget . His sessions are not to be missed – we guarantee he will mesmerise all ages.

Oops a Daisy circus skills will be back on the dancefloor so you can hone your talents or learn something new, and of course a gorgeous multi sensory area for the littlest community members. Ooh and not forgetting Our Kids Social fantastic resident face painters who will be on hand to add a splash and glitter to everyone’s faces.

The on-site cafe will be open for snacks and there will be a fully licensed bar .

With so much on and more to be announced Our Kids Social guarantee family creativity and fun, this is the only way to spend the Bank Holiday – bring your family over to The Mnastery and get ready to throw your hands up and let your hair down!


May 6
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
from £7.25
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May 06 2019 2:00 PM—4:00 PM / from £7.25

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