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Christmas Story & Donkey Day

The Monastery

december, 2024

sun22dec10:00 am4:00 pmChristmas Story & Donkey DayEat, drink, sing and be merry at this festive community event!10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Event Details

Join us from 10am on December 22nd, 2024 for The Christmas Story & Donkey Day community event, a celebration for all the family – come and enjoy the festive fun, refreshments, music and activities, wear your favourite Christmas jumper or outfit, sing carols and meet real donkeys!

Festive refreshments will be on sale all day in the Welcome Café, featuring Carl’s lovely new winter menu with brews, brekkies, butties, bowls and cakes galore.

Carol singing with the choir will begin at 1pm and the wonderful Christmas Story, led this year by Rev Fay Barrett (and the donkeys of course!) will start at 2pm.

Booking not required and all are welcome, just turn up on the day.

Free entry & free parking.

Donations gratefully accepted.


(Sunday) 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


The Monastery Manchester

89, Gorton Lane

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