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.

For more information, click here.

Keep up to date with the amazing array of events we hold all year around.

Open Days

at the Monastery

We are open to the public almost every day, from 11 am to 4 pm, except Saturdays and Bank Holidays. Refreshments are available in The Victorian Pantry, you can browse through all the amazing items in our delightful shop, and you can watch some films about The Monastery in our Video Room. There is also free on-site parking and the entire building is wheelchair accessible.

The building is very occasionally partly or wholly closed because of scheduled events.
Please note the following:
The Nave will be closing at 2:30pm on Sunday 18th February, but the Heritage Corner will remain open until 4pm.
The Nave and Garden will be closed on Friday 23rd February.
Thank you for your understanding.

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25th June 2017 @ 11:00 am - 31st December 2018 @ 4:00 pm

Free: Donations Welcome

Our Heritage Corner, shop and Victorian Pantry are open to the public every day*, Sunday through Friday, from 11am to 4pm. We are closed on Saturdays and all Bank Holidays in 2018.

See the heritage restoration of the former church and friary. Soak up the atmosphere of Pugin’s architectural masterpiece. Walk the cloisters and enjoy the friary gardens. Delicious refreshments, home baked cakes and cream teas available all afternoon in the delightful Victorian Pantry.

The Great Nave is very occasionally closed to visitors or has limited access due to scheduled events. If this is important to your visit please always check in advance to avoid disappointment, on this website or call 0161 223 3211.

The building is very occasionally partially or wholly closed because of scheduled events.


25th June 2017 @ 11:00 am
December 31 @ 4:00 pm
Event Category:
Sunday through Friday, from 11am to 4pm. 11:00 AM—4:00 PM / Free: Donations Welcome

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

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