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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.

For more information, click here.

Keep up to date with the amazing array of events we hold all year around.

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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 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.

*Please note, on Monday 23rd September, the Welcome Wing Cafe will be closed but the Victorian Pantry will be open instead. The Monastery and Welcome Wing Café will be closed on Friday 20th September due to a private event.

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November 2019

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. £5 per adult or £10 for one...

November 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Monastery, Gorton Lane
Manchester, M12 5WF United Kingdom
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November 17 2019 12:00 PM—1:00 PM / £5
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East Manchester Community Boat Project 25th Anniversary Celebration

"COMMUNITY SPIRIT IN ACTION" In aid of East Manchester Community Boat Project Enabling free trips for disabled and disadvantaged children and adults   To include: Welcome Drink Candlelit Three-Course Dinner Disco Charity Auction Top MC Paul Hazelby- Swing Singer Andy Powell-Affinity Show Choir- and more!   SATURDAY 23rd NOVEMBER 2019...

November 23 @ 6:30 pm - November 24 @ 12:30 am
The Monastery, Gorton Lane
Manchester, M12 5WF United Kingdom
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November 23 2019 6:30 PM—12:30 AM /
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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. £5 per adult or £10 for one...

November 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Monastery, Gorton Lane
Manchester, M12 5WF United Kingdom
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November 24 2019 12:00 PM—1:00 PM / £5
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G4 Christmas

Experience sumptuous harmonies in an idyllic, festive setting... After sell-out tours in 2017 & 2018, G4 return in 2019 with their biggest and best Christmas tour to date! With a series of 28 shows in beautiful venues nationwide, join Jonathan, Lewis, Mike and Duncan as they recall the musical experiences...

November 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
November 28 2019 7:30 PM—9:30 PM / £19.50 – £79.50
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December 2019

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. £5 per adult or £10 for one...

December 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Monastery, Gorton Lane
Manchester, M12 5WF United Kingdom
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December 01 2019 12:00 PM—1:00 PM / £5
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Gorton Philharmonic Christmas Concert with Carols

Christmas concert with carols for audience participation interspersed with light music, programme information to be announced in late 2019. Juan Ortuño conductor John Resek leader Adult Tickets: £15 Accompanied Child (Under 16): £4 Please click here for more information and tickets. 

December 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
December 08 2019 2:00 PM—4:30 PM / £4 – £15
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The Spirit of Christmas

The Spirit of Christmas Concert & Bliss Reunion with Lucinda Drayton. A live concert and magical evening celebration for anyone wanting to experience the real meaning of Christmas. This is a first for Lucinda and Andy Blissett to work together here and we are looking forward to creating the BLISS...

December 15 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Monastery, Gorton Lane
Manchester, M12 5WF United Kingdom
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December 15 2019 6:00 PM—9:00 PM / £20
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