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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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October 2019

Candlelight Jazz Club

The Candlelight Jazz Club Manchester is once again set to take place at The Monastery, a location famous for its stunning architecture and historical importance. The space will be bathed in candlelight, providing the perfect ambience to enjoy the UK's best up and coming jazz ensembles. Featuring the top jazz...

October 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Monastery, Gorton Lane
Manchester, M12 5WF United Kingdom
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October 29 2019 7:30 PM—9:30 PM / $20
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November 2019

G4 Christmas

Experience sumptuous harmonies in an idyllic, festive setting... After sell-out tours in 2017 & 2018, G4 return in 2019 with their biggest and best Christmas tour to date! With a series of 28 shows in beautiful venues nationwide, join Jonathan, Lewis, Mike and Duncan as they recall the musical experiences...

November 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
November 28 2019 7:30 PM—9:30 PM / £19.50 – £79.50
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December 2019

Gorton Philharmonic Christmas Concert with Carols

Christmas concert with carols for audience participation interspersed with light music, programme information to be announced in late 2019. Juan Ortuño conductor John Resek leader Adult Tickets: £15 Accompanied Child (Under 16): £4 Please click here for more information and tickets. 

December 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
December 08 2019 2:00 PM—4:30 PM / £4 – £15
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The Spirit of Christmas

The Spirit of Christmas Concert & Bliss Reunion with Lucinda Drayton. A live concert and magical evening celebration for anyone wanting to experience the real meaning of Christmas. This is a first for Lucinda and Andy Blissett to work together here and we are looking forward to creating the BLISS...

December 15 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Monastery, Gorton Lane
Manchester, M12 5WF United Kingdom
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December 15 2019 6:00 PM—9:00 PM / £20
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