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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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May 2019

Gospel Afternoon Tea at The Monastery

Join the Manchester Show Choir and special guests for the very first Gospel Afternoon Tea at the beautiful Gorton Monastery. Over 50 singers will perform gospel and pop hits as you enjoy a decadent afternoon tea in the beautiful surroundings of Gorton Monastery. Performing songs from 'Sister Act' to songs...

May 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
May 18 2019 1:00 PM—3:00 PM / £10 – £40
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July 2019

‘A Century of Celebrations: Weddings at The Monastery’

Due to how much visitors enjoyed our A Century of Celebrations Exhibition on Sunday 15th, we have decided to extend the exhibition by one day to Monday 16th July, (11am-4pm). We are delighted to invite you to 'A Century of Celebrations: Weddings at The Monastery' Join us for this free event...

July 15 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
July 15 2019 11:00 AM—4:00 PM /
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