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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.

Winter 2019 Open Days: Monastery and Victorian Pantry open on Sundays (11am-4pm) from January 6th to March 3rd 2019. (Closed on March 10th). Afternoon Tea can be booked on Sundays and Afternoon Tea Mondays (no minimum numbers but pre-booking essential). Groups of 6 or more can book Afternoon Tea from Sunday-Friday.

Spring/Summer 2019 Open Days: Monastery and Victorian Pantry open on Sundays, Mondays and Tuesdays from Monday March 11th 2019. Please note, we cannot guarantee access to the general public on Tuesdays and some Sundays where we have public events taking place. The Nave is also closed on Mondays 6th and 20th May.

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February 2019

Yoga for Everyone

Come and join us for a fun-filled family yoga class! Every Sunday from 12-1pm. All abilities, ages and beginners welcome. Stretch your body, relax your mind and leave feeling full of energy. For more information, please contact Sharon Calvert on 07719 747 535.

February 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Monastery, Gorton Lane
Manchester, M12 5WF United Kingdom
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February 17 2019 12:00 PM—1:00 PM / £5
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Chakra Healing Yoga and Meditation Workshop

To reserve a place, please contact Sharon: 07719 747535 or email sharon@heavenonearth.space We begin with a 45 minute yoga practice to awaken each of the 7 main chakras along the spine, starting at the root chakra and the physical aspects of your being, then moving up through each of the chakras...

February 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Monastery, Gorton Lane
Manchester, M12 5WF United Kingdom
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February 17 2019 2:00 PM—4:00 PM / £11
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Yoga for Everyone

Come and join us for a fun-filled family yoga class! Every Sunday from 12-1pm. All abilities, ages and beginners welcome. Stretch your body, relax your mind and leave feeling full of energy. For more information, please contact Sharon Calvert on 07719 747 535.

February 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Monastery, Gorton Lane
Manchester, M12 5WF United Kingdom
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February 24 2019 12:00 PM—1:00 PM / £5
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Purls of Wisdom

Bring your knitting, crochet or craft project along and join like-minded people for an afternoon of craft and natter. Purls of Wisdom will take place every 4th Tuesday of the month from 1-3pm, from February onwards, and is free to attend. Whether you want to drop-in for a knit and...

February 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
February 26 2019 1:00 PM—3:00 PM / Free
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March 2019

Health & Wellbeing Days

Free healing, massage, meditation and walking the labyrinth. Other activities on these days include inspirational speakers, music, dance and healing workshops. Entry charge £5 per person. All Gorton Community Card Members and Under 16's are eligible for free entry.  This includes the option to participate in any of the free...

March 3 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Monastery, Gorton Lane
Manchester, M12 5WF United Kingdom
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First Sunday Of Each Month 11am to 4 pm 11:00 AM—4:00 PM / £5
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Laughter Club

As part of our Health and Wellbeing programme, the Monastery will be hosting a Laughter Club on the first Sunday of each month from 3-4pm on our Health & Wellbeing Day. Organised by Robin Graham and Paul Dixon, the Laughter Club will feature activities that encourage laughter. This joyful laughter...

March 3 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
March 03 2019 3:00 PM—4:00 PM / Free
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An Afternoon with The Monastery Trust’s co-founder and CEO, Elaine Griffiths MBE.

Join Elaine Griffiths MBE for an exclusive Monastery experience as she explores the many intriguing stories of Gorton Monastery and the people that have shaped the site's destiny. Available Tuesday 12th March and the 1st Tuesday of the month from April-November, with either Afternoon Tea or a two course hot...

March 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
March 12 2019 1:00 PM—3:00 PM / £24.95
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Chatty Crafters: Ribbon Weaving

In this workshop we are going to make a needle case. Weaving thin ribbons we will make a panel to decorate the front cover of the case. All materials are supplied. £3/£2 concession. Our Chatty Crafters sessions are ideal for beginners, an opportunity to learn how to make exciting crafts and...

March 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
March 12 2019 1:00 PM—3:00 PM / £2 - £3
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Remembering Belle Vue

Two days of talks, memorabilia, heritage stalls, music performances and activities for all the family on Sunday 17th and Monday 18th March 2019. Join us at the Monastery to learn or reminisce about the wonders of Belle Vue, which was once one of the most successful and popular entertainment destinations...

March 17 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
March 17 2019 11:00 AM—4:00 PM / FREE
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Remembering Belle Vue

Two days of talks, memorabilia, heritage stalls, music performances and activities for all the family on Sunday 17th and Monday 18th March 2019. Join us at the Monastery to learn or reminisce about the wonders of Belle Vue, which was once one of the most successful and popular entertainment destinations...

March 18 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
March 18 2019 11:00 AM—4:00 PM / FREE
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