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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.

    Manchester Monastery is open for bookings and will be reopening to visitors on Monday 2nd August – we can’t wait to welcome you back!

    The Monastery Magazine

    News & Views From A Modern-Day Monastery

    Explore Science, Spirituality, Philosophy, History & Health

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    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.

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    News & Blog

    History & Heritage

    16 / 07 / 21

    What is Meant by Social Prescribing?

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    People enjoying parkland

    History & Heritage

    15 / 07 / 21

    Heritage and Well-being: Guest Post

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    History & Heritage

    14 / 07 / 21

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

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    Consciousness meets tech

    News

    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

    History & Heritage

    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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    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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    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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    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.