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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.

**PLEASE NOTE: The Monastery will be closed to the public for three days from Sunday, October 17th, through to Tuesday, October 19th, 2021**

The Monastery Magazine

News & Views from a Modern-day Monastery

Featured Articles

Our in-house magazine covers some of the most exciting and interesting news and research from the fields listed below. Please feel free to browse our categories.

Health & Wellbeing

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News & Blog

Health & Wellbeing

News

22 / 10 / 21

NEW Advice and Support Drop-In Every Monday with Be Well @ The Monastery

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Halloween at Manchester Monastery

Heritage & Culture

19 / 10 / 21

Spooktacular Half-Term Family Activities at Manchester Monastery

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Music Cafe at Manchester Monastery

Health & Wellbeing

Heritage & Culture

17 / 09 / 21

Dementia care Manchester: Music Café at Manchester Monastery is in the news

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Greyfriars players at Manchester Monastery

Heritage & Culture

17 / 09 / 21

Book Review: The Greyfriars Players 1937-1948

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Cheryl O'Meara at Mancehster Monastery

Heritage & Culture

13 / 09 / 21

Review: Print Pattern Archive talk

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Assisi to Gorton, Book Review

Heritage & Culture

03 / 09 / 21

Book Review: Assisi to Gorton

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Health & Wellbeing

News

27 / 08 / 21

A Compassionate Approach to Mental Health in Manchester is Here

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News

26 / 08 / 21

Job Vacancy | Exceptional General Manager

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Free storytelling

Health & Wellbeing

Heritage & Culture

21 / 08 / 21

FREE Storytelling + Den Building Workshop for Kiddies

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Belle Vue week at Manchester Monastery

Heritage & Culture

News

20 / 08 / 21

Belle Vue Week | 5 days of FREE, Family Activities at Manchester Monastery

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stone carving workshop at manchester monastery

Heritage & Culture

News

13 / 08 / 21

Stone Carving | A FREE 2-day Workshop at Manchester Monastery

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Health & Wellbeing

Heritage & Culture

News

13 / 08 / 21

FREE children’s storytelling + den-making workshops | 15-18th August, 2021

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Manchester Camerata

Health & Wellbeing

News

09 / 08 / 21

Music Café with Manchester Camerata @ The Monastery

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Heritage & Culture

16 / 07 / 21

What is Meant by Social Prescribing?

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People enjoying parkland

Heritage & Culture

15 / 07 / 21

Heritage and Well-being: Guest Post

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Heritage & Culture

14 / 07 / 21

Using Manchester Heritage to Nurture Well-being | Dr. Caroline Paige

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Consciousness meets tech

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Science

09 / 07 / 21

Consciousness Tech Meets Regeneration in Northern England | Calen Rayne

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Fungi Entangled Life Merlin Sheldrake

Science

09 / 07 / 21

Entangled Life | How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds, & Shape Our Futures

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History and heritage at Manchester Monastery

Heritage & Culture

07 / 07 / 21

History and Heritage at Manchester Monastery: It’s Quite a Story

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The Monastery Prayer

Spirituality

05 / 07 / 21

The Monastery Prayer

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Manchester modern day Monastery garden

Philosophy

Spirituality

02 / 07 / 21

What Is A ‘Modern-Day Monastery’? | Dr. Jeannine Goh

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Contemplation

Health & Wellbeing

Spirituality

02 / 07 / 21

Contemplation: From Distraction To Connection | Dr. Jeannine Goh

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Alan Watts

Philosophy

25 / 06 / 21

Alan Watts | The Tao of Philosophy – Essential Lectures Collection (audio)

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Universal truth

Philosophy

18 / 06 / 21

In Search of Universal Truths | Dr. Jeannine Goh

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Uncategorised

30 / 04 / 20

How the saints statues were removed and then returned to the Monastery, a guest blog post

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Uncategorised

16 / 04 / 20

The Return of the Crucifix, a guest blog post by Mariam Moon-Begum (Heritage Intern)

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At One with mother Nature

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18 / 03 / 20

My Placement at The Monastery, by MMU Student Intern Caitlin.

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Uncategorised

27 / 11 / 19

G4 Concert at The Monastery: Singing in Support of Missing People

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Uncategorised

19 / 11 / 19

Monastery Stories of Gorton in the 1960’s.

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Spirituality

05 / 11 / 19

Little Pockets of Calm

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News

Spirituality

16 / 10 / 19

The Monastery on Songs of Praise Sunday 20th October

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Food and drink at Manchester's modern-day Monastery

Uncategorised

02 / 07 / 19

New Café open in our Welcome Wing

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Uncategorised

10 / 05 / 19

Insight into The Monastery: Teisha Baker, Victorian Pantry and Operations Supervisor

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Early History

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13 / 03 / 19

Insight into The Monastery: Early History Questions

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Emma

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05 / 03 / 19

Insight into The Monastery: Emma Bryning, Visitor Experience Manager

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Thank You

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30 / 01 / 19

Thank You!

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Insight in to The Monastery: Megan Hunter

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25 / 01 / 19

Insight in to The Monastery: Megan Hunter, Visitor Services & Support Officer

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Uncategorised

13 / 12 / 18

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at The Monastery for Dec 2018

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Uncategorised

23 / 11 / 18

Insight into The Monastery: Kath North, the longest-serving volunteer

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Peace Bee with You

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15 / 11 / 18

“Peace Bee with You” at The Monastery

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Uncategorised

19 / 06 / 17

£3m Welcome Wing Opens

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Uncategorised

19 / 06 / 17

Trust Chairman appointed Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Greater Manchester

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Thank you - From The Monastery Team

We hope you will visit and experience all that the Monastery has to offer and, when you do, may you take with you the peace and blessings of this precious sacred place.

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