To discuss holding your wedding or any event at The Monastery, contact Nancy Bennett to arrange a personal welcome tour.

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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. 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

The Monastery’s Wedding Open Evening

iCatching in name, iCatching in nature. This Wedding Showcase is every couples dream. The Monastery with its stunning façade will be transformed by iCatching Events into a spectacular wedding showcase. Come and see the 29m high Great Nave set for a spectacular wedding. The Welcome Wing will also be dressed...

May 13 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
May 13 2019 5:00 PM—8:00 PM / FREE
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September 2019

Wedding Fair Hosted by Wedding Venues in England

Following the success of the last event, we are delighted to announce that Wedding Venues in England will be returning to host another wedding fair.  The wedding fair will take place on Sunday 15th September 2019 11am-3pm. This will be hosted by Wedding Venues in England, who have a lot...

September 15 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
September 15 2019 11:00 AM—3:00 PM /
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October 2019

County Brides Wedding Fayre

Bring your partner, friends or family along and meet over 40 local wedding suppliers at the beautiful Monastery Manchester on Sunday 20th October! More information coming soon! We hope to see you there!

October 20 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
October 20 2019 12:00 PM—4:00 PM / FREE
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November 2019

Wedding Open Evening

Join us for an intimate open evening at the Monastery to see for yourself the stunning beauty of the Monastery as your very special wedding venue. The venue will be fully set up as we would dress it for a wedding, giving you the opportunity to let your imagination run...

November 4 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Monastery, Gorton Lane
Manchester, M12 5WF United Kingdom
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November 04 2019 5:00 PM—8:00 PM / Free
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