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at the Monastery

We are open to the public 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.

The Monastery will be closed to visitors, because of a private event using the entire building on:
Sundays 30th July and 27th August
Fridays 4th and 18th August, 15th September, 6th October and 10th November.
We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

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June 2017

We are open to the public every day, Sunday through Friday, from 11am to 4pm. We are closed for Bank Holidays in 2017. 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...

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

Exploring Consciousness & Sound

Exploring Consciousness & Sound will be a unique opportunity to explore how sound can deepen our experience of the self, the heart and connection to the divine source. This all-day workshop will feature a unique collaboration between Lucinda Drayton and Russell Oliver Stone, and an informal and friendly two-course vegetarian...

July 23 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
July 23 2017 11:00 AM—5:00 PM / £45
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August 2017

Health & Wellbeing Days

The first Sunday of each month, from 11am-4pm, is dedicated to exploring Health and Well-being with FREE healing, massage, meditation and walking the labyrinth. Other activities on these days including inspirational speakers, music, dance and healing workshops may incur specific charges.

6th August 2017 @ 11:00 am - 7th January 2018 @ 4:00 pm
First Sunday Of Each Month 11am to 4 pm 11:00 AM—4:00 PM / Free
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Arts & Craft Club: How to Crochet a Granny Square

The Monastery's creative and friendly Arts & Craft Club takes place on the 2nd Tuesday of the month, 1-3pm. In the August workshop, you can learn how to crochet a granny square, a classic crochet motif! Please note, you will require a crochet hook for this session. You can either bring...

August 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
August 08 2017 1:00 PM—3:00 PM / £2 - £3
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Laughter Yoga with Veerji Hasyananda

Bring out the summer laughter in these workshops designed to help boost your immune system, stimulate endocrine flow, increase lung capacity and blood flow, and remove energy blocks. Allowing laughter and body expression to open up and move into play can help us to experience a greater sense of well-being....

August 13 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
August 13 2017 1:00 PM—4:00 PM / £15
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Classical Uproar – A Different Take On Timeless Classics

This summer, on the 25th of August 2017, Manchester will experience a night of dance classics performed in a unique setting unlike anything you’ve ever seen before. Rave classic Hardcore Uproar is to be performed in the Manchester Monastery conducted by Simon Robertshaw (BBC Philharmonic) alongside a string of other...

August 25 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
August 25 2017 7:30 PM—10:30 PM / £37.50
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September 2017

Arts & Craft Club: Mitre Square Workshop

The Monastery's creative and friendly Arts & Craft Club takes place on the 2nd Tuesday of the month, 1-3pm. In this month's workshop you will learn how to knit a mitred square that can be used for many projects. You will see how they go together to make a throw...

September 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
September 12 2017 1:00 PM—3:00 PM / £2 - £3
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November 2017

Lucinda at the Monastery

Lucinda Drayton, voice of 100,000 Angels, and Marcus Cliffe will be back at the Monastery for a unique morning workshop of meditation and inspirational words, and an afternoon concert of musical celebration. The morning workshop led by Lucinda will take us into a deep meditational experience and understanding of The Healing...

November 26 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
November 26 2017 11:00 AM—5:00 PM / £45
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