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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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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.

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.

*Please note, on Monday 23rd September, the Welcome Wing Cafe will be closed but the Victorian Pantry will be open instead. The Monastery and Welcome Wing Café will be closed on Friday 20th September due to a private event.

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October 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. £5 per adult or £10 for one...

October 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Monastery, Gorton Lane
Manchester, M12 5WF United Kingdom
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October 27 2019 12:00 PM—1:00 PM / £5
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November 2019

Health & Wellbeing Day

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...

November 3 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
November 03 2019 11:00 AM—4:00 PM / £5
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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. £5 per adult or £10 for one...

November 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Monastery, Gorton Lane
Manchester, M12 5WF United Kingdom
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November 03 2019 12:00 PM—1:00 PM / £5
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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. £5 per adult or £10 for one...

November 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Monastery, Gorton Lane
Manchester, M12 5WF United Kingdom
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November 10 2019 12:00 PM—1:00 PM / £5
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Gorton Monastery Make It Artisan Market by Little Owl Events

Gorton Monastery Make It Artisan Market by Little Owl Events Bringing together some of the best Crafters, Handmakers and Artists in the Greater Manchester, Saddleworth and Cheshire areas at our Make It Artisan Markets, all of which are held at top class venues. Little Owl Events' Make it Artisan Markets...

November 17 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
November 17 2019 11:00 AM—3:00 PM / FREE
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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. £5 per adult or £10 for one...

November 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Monastery, Gorton Lane
Manchester, M12 5WF United Kingdom
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November 17 2019 12:00 PM—1:00 PM / £5
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East Manchester Community Boat Project 25th Anniversary Celebration

"COMMUNITY SPIRIT IN ACTION" In aid of East Manchester Community Boat Project Enabling free trips for disabled and disadvantaged children and adults   To include: Welcome Drink Candlelit Three-Course Dinner Disco Charity Auction Top MC Paul Hazelby- Swing Singer Andy Powell-Affinity Show Choir- and more!   SATURDAY 23rd NOVEMBER 2019...

November 23 @ 6:30 pm - November 24 @ 12:30 am
The Monastery, Gorton Lane
Manchester, M12 5WF United Kingdom
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November 23 2019 6:30 PM—12:30 AM /
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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. £5 per adult or £10 for one...

November 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Monastery, Gorton Lane
Manchester, M12 5WF United Kingdom
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November 24 2019 12:00 PM—1:00 PM / £5
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December 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. £5 per adult or £10 for one...

December 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Monastery, Gorton Lane
Manchester, M12 5WF United Kingdom
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December 01 2019 12:00 PM—1:00 PM / £5
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