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

Call 0161 223 3211 or email Kate or Fran 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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Keep up to date with the amazing array of events we hold all year around.

**The Monastery is open 10am-4pm, Sun-Thu each week, with free entry, parking, café, gift shop & healing garden. All welcome!**

Get Involved

At Manchester Modern-Day Monastery

Volunteer, Study, Work, Donate

However you choose to get involved you’ll be helping ensure future generations can enjoy this precious heritage site.

Hire a venue with a difference

You can hire Manchester Monastery to host memorable events in this unique venue.

Whether you’re celebrating a wedding or a planning a corporate event, by hiring the monastery you’ll help protect and conserve this architectural gem.

Hire a unique venue

Volunteer with us

It’s the skills, time and passion of our team that make this site special. If you’re looking for volunteering opportunities, we are recruiting for a variety of volunteer roles. Find out more about becoming part of our friendly team.

Ways to volunteer


As a charity we rely on our visitors and events to support this special heritage site. Gifts support the care and preservation of the buildings and make free access to the public possible.

Donate now

We can help with your corporate social responsibility

All profits from events and activities support the Charitable Trust which owns Manchester Monastery. This provides funds to both preserve these magnificent buildings and support the local community through our charitable projects in education, skills, arts, and health.

Find out more about corporate social responsibility


We have workshops, short courses, activities, and resources for learners of all ages. Join our learning community and make unexpected connections through our talks, articles, and performances.

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