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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). Please note, the Cafe will be closed on Fridays 2nd, 9th, 23rd and 30th. Afternoon Teas will still be served in the traditional settings of the Victorian Pantry.

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. Please note, the Nave will be closed on Monday 22nd and Tuesday 23rd July. There will also be no access to the Nave until 1pm on Tuesday 16th July.

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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June 2019

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, and is free to attend. Whether you want to drop-in for a knit and a natter, for...

June 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
June 25 2019 1:00 PM—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...

June 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Monastery, Gorton Lane
Manchester, M12 5WF United Kingdom
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June 30 2019 12:00 PM—1:00 PM / £5
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July 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 Monastery Community Card Members and Under 16's are eligible for free entry.  This includes the option to participate in any of the free...

July 7 @ 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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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...

July 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Monastery, Gorton Lane
Manchester, M12 5WF United Kingdom
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July 07 2019 12:00 PM—1:00 PM / £5
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Chatty Crafters: Decorative Wooden Heart

In this workshop we will use pretty paper and embellishments to make a plain wooden heart into a lovely ornament to keep or gift. £3 adults/£2 concessions, all materials included. Our Chatty Crafters sessions are ideal for beginners, an opportunity to learn how to make exciting crafts and gifts, and...

July 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
July 09 2019 1:00 PM—3:00 PM / £2 – £3
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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...

July 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Monastery, Gorton Lane
Manchester, M12 5WF United Kingdom
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July 14 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...

July 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Monastery, Gorton Lane
Manchester, M12 5WF United Kingdom
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July 14 2019 2:00 PM—4:00 PM / £11
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‘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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‘Gorton by the Sea’: a Free Family Fun Day at The Monastery

Join us on Sunday 2nd July as The Monastery brings a little bit of the 'seaside' to the city and invites you to get ready for the holiday season! This FREE Family Fun Day will include: *Music & Entertainers*  *Stalls* *Arts & Craft* *Face Painting* *Family Trails* *Games & Activities*...

July 21 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
July 21 2019 11:00 AM—4:00 PM /
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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...

July 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Monastery, Gorton Lane
Manchester, M12 5WF United Kingdom
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July 21 2019 12:00 PM—1:00 PM / £5
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