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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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September 2019

The Candlelight Jazz Club Manchester

The Candlelight Jazz Club Manchester is 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 talent in...

17th September 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
September 17 2019 7:00 PM—10:00 PM / £22
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October 2019

Music at The Monastery

Following a successful event in 2018, The Monastery is pleased to once again present 'Music at The Monastery', a free day of music and performance that will leave you feeling uplifted and inspired! Join us at The Monastery on Sunday October 13th for a musical feast as we are joined...

13th October 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 3:15 pm
October 13 2019 12:00 PM—3:15 PM / FREE
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December 2019

Christmas Classics By Candlelight

Instead of playing that old Christmas CD again, why not listen to your favorite festive tunes live? This Christmas, Fever plans on taking over the beautiful Monastery, bringing in the Fever Orchestra to spread some sonic cheer under the magical glow of candlelight. Sip on your free mulled wine and...

11th December 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Monastery, Gorton Lane
Manchester, M12 5WF United Kingdom
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December 11 2019 5:00 PM—8:00 PM / £16 – £45
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The Christmas Story at The Monastery

Come and Join us for a beautiful re-imagining of the Christmas story. Enjoy songs, stories and a warm sense of community in our Great Nave as we dream our way into Christmas and the festive season. This is a free event Includes: Free Christmas arts & crafts, face painting, Christmas...

15th December 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
December 15 2019 12:00 PM—4:00 PM /
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June 2020

St George’s Singers: Gretchaninov Vespers

Gretchaninov Vespers Vaughan Williams Mass in G minor; The Lark Ascending Conductor Neil Taylor Violinist Annabel Drummond St George’s Singers final concert of the season brings together two sacred works that were composed within nine years of each other, providing glimpses into the musical heritages of the eastern and western...

June 28 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
June 28 2020 7:30 PM—10:30 PM / From £7
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