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Call 0161 223 3211 or email Nancy now.

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Our Kids Social Presents Happy Sundaze

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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29th September 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

from £8.25 from £8.25

Back at the iconic Manchester Monastery, Happy Sundaze is the ONLY way for your family to end the summer!
OKS have such a jam-packed line up that we are sure there will be something for all ages to enjoy. There will be lots of different activities for the whole family to enjoy, including:

  • David Gibb playing live music in the Nave to OKS
  • OKS newbies Bricklands bringing tons of Lego and Duplo for you to get stuck into
  • Conker Crew will be bringing fabulous family forest school fun
  • OKS’ resident DJ will be rocking in the Nave and there will be a two channel family Silent Disco
  • Resident facepainters and Make, Do and Mess creativity arts and crafts zone where you will be able to make some shakers for the main music event
  • Manchester murals to colour and Oops a Daisy Circus spinning all the plates
  • A mini market place with loads of local indie businesses sharing their wares
  • A fancy dress up photo frame
  • A groovy baby sensory area for pre walkers

Bring your family to OKS’ end of Summer Party this September and get ready to rock The Monastery in true OKS style.

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29th September 2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
from £8.25
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September 29 2019 2:00 PM—4:00 PM / from £8.25

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