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

Call 0161 223 3211 or email Nancy now.

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.

The Monastery aims to be Open Every Day between 11am- 4pm (except Saturdays) with free entry & free parking. Visitors are most welcome to call in between 11 and 4pm and visit the Heritage Corner but we cannot guarantee that the Great Nave will always be available.

Special Heritage & Visitor Open Days are held all year round on every Sunday, Monday and Tuesday when the Great Nave, Café & Shop are open between 11 and 4pm. Tours and talks can also be pre-booked on these open days. Please note, the Nave is closed all day on Tuesday 23rd April, and Mondays 6th and 20th May.

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

Our Kids Social Presents Happy Sundaze

Following on from their sell out September event Happy Sundaze is BACK for a fabulous afternoon of festival delights at The Monastery, Manchester. Say hello to Summer with laid back festival vibes and the best beats in the city bought to you by Our Kids Social resident DJ in the...

May 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
May 06 2019 2:00 PM—4:00 PM / from £7.25
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BE Still at The Monastery A global mass meditation event

Please join us for a profound and personal experience to BE Still at the Monastery, Manchester. We will share a full day together with interactive music, sound healing, meditation and inspiring talks from global spiritual leaders. You are invited to share this special day as we create a Meditation &...

May 12 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
May 12 2019 10:00 AM—4:00 PM / £25
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Yoga for Everyone

Come and join us for a fun-filled family yoga class! Every Sunday from 12-1pm. All abilities, ages and beginners welcome. Stretch your body, relax your mind and leave feeling full of energy. For more information, please contact Sharon Calvert on 07719 747 535. Please note, there is no yoga on...

May 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Monastery, Gorton Lane
Manchester, M12 5WF United Kingdom
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May 12 2019 12:00 PM—1:00 PM / £5
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Chakra Healing Yoga and Meditation Workshop

To reserve a place, please contact Sharon: 07719 747535 or email sharon@heavenonearth.space We begin with a 45 minute yoga practice to awaken each of the 7 main chakras along the spine, starting at the root chakra and the physical aspects of your being, then moving up through each of the chakras...

May 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Monastery, Gorton Lane
Manchester, M12 5WF United Kingdom
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May 12 2019 2:00 PM—4:00 PM / £11
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Chatty Crafters: Lavender and Lace Cushion

In this workshop we will make a pretty little lace cushion and fill it with lavender. Ideal as a gift or to keep; hang it in your wardrobe or put it in a draw; pop it under your pillow to help you sleep. £3 adults/£2 concessions, all materials included. Our...

May 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
May 14 2019 1:00 PM—3:00 PM / £2 - £3
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Gospel Afternoon Tea at The Monastery

Join the Manchester Show Choir and special guests for the very first Gospel Afternoon Tea at the beautiful Gorton Monastery. Over 50 singers will perform gospel and pop hits as you enjoy a decadent afternoon tea in the beautiful surroundings of Gorton Monastery. Performing songs from 'Sister Act' to songs...

May 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
May 18 2019 1:00 PM—3:00 PM / £10 - £40
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Discover Shamanism: an Introduction day

Discover Shamanism: an Introduction day - This enlightening and experiential workshop covers the basics of shamanic practice. It is usually an eye-opening experience that opens up a rich and amazing world of possibilities. Participants will be shown simple yet profound techniques to enter shamanic reality to reconnect to their own...

May 19 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
May 19 2019 10:30 AM—4:30 PM / £45
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Gorton Monastery Make It Artisan Market by Little Owl Events

Gorton Monastery Make It Artisan Market by Little Owl Events Bringing together some of the best Crafters, Handmakers and Artists in the Greater Manchester, Saddleworth and Cheshire areas at our Make It Artisan Markets, all of which are held at top class venues. Little Owl Events' Make it Artisan Markets...

May 19 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
May 19 2019 11:00 AM—3:00 PM / FREE
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Yoga for Everyone

Come and join us for a fun-filled family yoga class! Every Sunday from 12-1pm. All abilities, ages and beginners welcome. Stretch your body, relax your mind and leave feeling full of energy. For more information, please contact Sharon Calvert on 07719 747 535. Please note, there is no yoga on...

May 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Monastery, Gorton Lane
Manchester, M12 5WF United Kingdom
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May 19 2019 12:00 PM—1:00 PM / £5
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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...

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