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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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The Monastery, Manchester

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

Kath North is the longest-serving volunteer at The Monastery, having been closely involved for nineteen years. Kath’s great-grandparents were married at The Monastery in 1879 and since then twenty-five other members of her family have been baptised here as well.  Although Kath did not visit The Monastery when it was...

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“Peace Bee with You” at The Monastery

There was quite a buzz throughout Manchester over the past summer, as hundreds of artistic bees landed all over the city as part of the Bee in the City Art Trail.  Overall one hundred and one big bees and one hundred and thirty-one little bees appeared across the city from...

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£3m Welcome Wing Opens

The eco-friendly 6,650 sq ft building was commissioned by The Monastery of St Francis & Gorton Trust, the charity that saved and restored the existing Grade II* buildings and is now responsible for the upkeep of this heritage asset. The project, which took 12 months to complete, was made possible...

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Trust Chairman appointed Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Greater Manchester

Paul Griffiths DL, (64) chairman of the Gorton Monastery Trust has been appointed by Her Majesty the Queen as the Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Greater Manchester. The Lord-Lieutenant Warren Smith who is the Monarch’s representative in the County, made the appointment following a recommendation to Her Majesty.  Mr Griffiths will replace...

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