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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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May 2019

Sunday Taste of The Monastery Tour & Lunch

Try a Taste of The Monastery for only £9.50pp, including a short walking tour of the former Church, Friary and Garden, plus a tasty lunch in the Victorian Pantry. We recommend booking in advance to guarantee your place, though you can just turn up on the day. Please pre-book if...

26th May 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
May 26 2019 12:00 PM—1:00 PM / £9.50
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June 2019

Local History Day – Cancelled

Unfortunately, this event has been cancelled due to unfortunate circumstances. We apologise for any inconvenience caused at all.

16th June 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:40 pm
June 16 2019 10:00 AM—4:40 PM / £20
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Monastery Late

Take a step back in time and explore The Monastery on a summers evening on Monday June 24th. This is your chance to explore The Monastery after normal opening hours and discover the fascinating story of this site led by one of our expert tour guides. We will also have...

24th June 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
June 24 2019 6:00 PM—8:30 PM / £12
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Sunday Taste of The Monastery Tour & Lunch

Try a Taste of The Monastery for only £9.50pp, including a short walking tour of the former Church, Friary and Garden, plus a tasty lunch in the Victorian Pantry. We recommend booking in advance to guarantee your place, though you can just turn up on the day. Please pre-book if...

30th June 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
June 30 2019 12:00 PM—1:00 PM / £9.50
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July 2019

Sunday Taste of The Monastery Tour & Lunch

Try a Taste of The Monastery for only £9.50pp, including a short walking tour of the former Church, Friary and Garden, plus a tasty lunch in the Victorian Pantry. We recommend booking in advance to guarantee your place, though you can just turn up on the day. Please pre-book if...

28th July 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
July 28 2019 12:00 PM—1:00 PM / £9.50
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August 2019

Sunday Taste of The Monastery Tour & Lunch

Try a Taste of The Monastery for only £9.50pp, including a short walking tour of the former Church, Friary and Garden, plus a tasty lunch in the Victorian Pantry. We recommend booking in advance to guarantee your place, though you can just turn up on the day. Please pre-book if...

25th August 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
August 25 2019 12:00 PM—1:00 PM / £9.50
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October 2019

FULLY BOOKED / Sunday Taste of The Monastery Tour & Lunch

THIS TOUR DATE IS NOW FULLY BOOKED Try a Taste of The Monastery for only £9.50pp, including a short walking tour of the former Church, Friary and Garden, plus a tasty lunch in the Victorian Pantry. We recommend booking in advance to guarantee your place, though you can just turn...

27th October 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
October 27 2019 12:00 PM—1:00 PM / £9.50
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January 2020

Sunday Taste of The Monastery Tour & Lunch

Try a Taste of The Monastery for only £9.50pp, including a short walking tour of the former Church, Friary and Garden, plus a tasty lunch in the Welcome Wing Cafe. We recommend booking in advance to guarantee your place, though you can just turn up on the day. Please pre-book...

January 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
January 26 2020 12:00 PM—1:00 PM / £9.50
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February 2020

Sunday Taste of The Monastery Tour & Lunch

Try a Taste of The Monastery for only £9.50pp, including a short walking tour of the former Church, Friary and Garden, plus a tasty lunch in the Victorian Pantry. We recommend booking in advance to guarantee your place, though you can just turn up on the day. Please pre-book if...

February 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
February 23 2020 12:00 PM—1:00 PM / £9.50
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March 2020

Sunday Taste of The Monastery Tour & Lunch

Try a Taste of The Monastery for only £9.50pp, including a short walking tour of the former Church, Friary and Garden, plus a tasty lunch in the Victorian Pantry. We recommend booking in advance to guarantee your place, though you can just turn up on the day. Please pre-book if...

March 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
March 22 2020 12:00 PM—1:00 PM / £9.50
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