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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perfect place
clear the mind

In ancient days, the wise ones escaped the workaday world by going on retreat so they could take time out to think clearly. Nowadays we call this concept conferencing! Our modern day Monastery has been designed for just that purpose.

An urban retreat
on your doorstep

The Monastery is the perfect urban retreat, situated just 10 minutes from Manchester City Centre. Reconnect with your inner wisdom and insights. This is a place where you can listen to your thoughts, and hear them clearly.

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We can connect an Apple TV to an HD screen, so you can instantly throw up presentations from iPhones or iPads. Our Wifi is free. In addition, we can add augmented reality to your event for that extra little touch of magic!

Versatile and
beautifully designed

With multiple options for meeting spaces and break out rooms, we can adapt to whatever you need from meetings for 10 to 450 people. You can also hire our 4D Immersive Pod for an unforgettable experience.

Having so many wonderful events at The Monastery creates the incredible aura which has become the hallmark of our beautiful venue. It’s an honour when you have your Conferences with us!  Paying attention to every last detail is built into our DNA. We want to ensure that everything is exactly as our clients request. Taking the burden of organisation on the day is a big part of our job, working alongside the event planners as best suits our clients. Anticipating changes in requirements is also part of our job as we know that occasional ‘adjustments’ are inevitable.

Ensuring that guests at our events enjoy their day with us is paramount.  An important part of this is the quality of the food and drink that we offer, as well as the speed and consistency of service delivery.

Not only that you will be helping the building keep maintained and in a fantastic condition by holding your event here!

The Monastery has the most versatile spaces that you’ll find in any events venue, offering incredible flexibility in ensuring plans for the day exactly match the needs and guest numbers for all of our clients.  For precise details of those spaces, a PDF of our floor plans is available by clicking here.

Directions to find your way to The Monastery

A direct link to google maps can be found on our Directions page by clicking here.  As an alternative, you can navigate using Michelin Maps by clicking here.

Or Street Maps, by clicking here.

Parking at The Monastery is FREE.

If in any doubt, please contact us in advance about any transport arrangements that are proving difficult for you. We are only a few minutes from Manchester City centre, and can easily assist with additional transport arrangements.

Please don’t hesitate to ask about anything that you think will make your event easier or more enjoyable for you and your guests.

Choose our award-winning venue for your next meeting

We can accommodate from 10 to 450 people with large and small spaces for plenary sessions and break out rooms.

To arrange to discuss your conference plans, email or click on the button below to arrange your personal tour.

  • Our amazing Great Nave is extremely versatile!
  • We're expert in tailoring the space to match your needs
  • Adapts to size of audience and type of event
  • We'll ensure it looks like a perfect 'fit'!
  • Built-in computer controlled lighting above and below
  • Excellent acoustics and renowned 'sweet spots' for performance
  • Catering to suit your event type, timings, and budgets.
  • Staffed to match your brief and to exceed your expectations

"It's so nice to meet at The Monastery. We get more done, we feel energised, and we get spoilt by the superb food and amazing service."

Send us your contact details and we’ll be in touch immediately to discuss your needs or to arrange for you to have a personal tour of The Monastery. We may be able to offer more versatile spaces than you've experienced elsewhere, and we pride ourselves in offering exceptional levels of customer service.

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