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.

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    The Christmas Story at The Monastery

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    *** 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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    15th December 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Come and Join us for a beautiful re-imagining of the Christmas story.

    Enjoy songs, stories and a warm sense of community in our Great Nave as we dream our way into Christmas and the festive season.

    This is a free event


    Free Christmas arts & crafts, face painting, Christmas ‘Remember a Loved One’ tree bauble decorating, making a Paper Chain for Peace to share our wishes for the season, donkeys from a rescue centre, Festive Menu Cafe open, Christmas Jumper competition (adults) or Christmas Fancy Dress competition (under 16s) at 1:45pm, and much more.

    Welcome to all faiths and none!

    Local Choirs – Gorton Voice Choir, The Glass House Choir, Meraki Choir.


    15th December 2019
    12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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