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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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March 2019

Remembering Belle Vue

Two days of talks, memorabilia, heritage stalls, music performances and activities for all the family on Sunday 17th and Monday 18th March 2019. Join us at the Monastery to learn or reminisce about the wonders of Belle Vue, which was once one of the most successful and popular entertainment destinations...

March 18 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
March 18 2019 11:00 AM—4:00 PM / FREE
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Monastery Late

Take a step back in time and explore The Monastery lit-up at night and experience this breath-taking site in a completely different way. Explore The Monastery after hours and discover the fascinating story of the site led by one of our expert tour guides. Your evening will begin with a...

March 25 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
March 25 2019 6:00 PM—9:00 PM / £15
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Purls of Wisdom

Bring your knitting, crochet or craft project along and join like-minded people for an afternoon of craft and natter. Purls of Wisdom will take place every 4th Tuesday of the month from 1-3pm, and is free to attend. Whether you want to drop-in for a knit and a natter, for...

March 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
March 26 2019 1:00 PM—3:00 PM / Free
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St George’s Singers, Bach: Mass in B Minor

St George’s Singers and Musical Director Neil Taylor are delighted to be performing Bach’s masterpiece again and thrilled that the line-up of five fine soloists includes former Assistant Musical Director Marcus Farnsworth who is now very much in demand at home and abroad as an operatic bass and recitalist. With...

March 31 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
March 31 2019 7:30 PM—9:30 PM / £7 - £16
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April 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. Please note, there is no yoga on...

April 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Monastery, Gorton Lane
Manchester, M12 5WF United Kingdom
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April 07 2019 12:00 PM—1:00 PM / £5
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Chatty Crafters: Applique Tote Bag

In this workshop we will embellish some flowers and a butterfly with beads and sequins then applique them to a tote bag. This lovely bag would be great as a craft bag or to pop in your handbag as a shopping bag. All materials are supplied. £3/£2 concession. Please note, this...

April 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
April 09 2019 1:00 PM—3:00 PM / £2 - £3
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County Brides Wedding Fayre

Bring your partner, friends or family along and meet over 40 local wedding suppliers at the beautiful Monastery Manchester (Sunday 14th April, 11.30am-15.30pm). There'll be two live catwalk shows at 12:30pm and 14:30pm showcasing the latest wedding fashion trends and all brides will receive free goodie bags! • Free entry...

April 14 @ 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
April 14 2019 11:30 AM—3:30 PM / FREE
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Find Your Self at The Monastery

Self Realisation Life’s Simplest and Greatest Gift An Open Programme for late 2018 and through 2019 We are delighted to announce that following the recent 6 month Self Realisation Programme and the Invitation to Silence event last September, Philip Wade is running this Open Programme that aligns with The Monastery...

April 14 @ 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
The Learning Space,
April 14 2019 11:30 AM—4:00 PM / £30
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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...

April 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Monastery, Gorton Lane
Manchester, M12 5WF United Kingdom
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April 14 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...

April 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Monastery, Gorton Lane
Manchester, M12 5WF United Kingdom
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April 14 2019 2:00 PM—4:00 PM / £11
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