Up to 450
Exclusive Use
On-site
£3500 - £9250
Wedding license

At the Monastery Manchester, we provide the perfect setting for your wedding day. This magnificent venue is breathtakingly romantic, peaceful and visually stunning, guaranteeing a day to remember.

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Venue features

Overview
Venue Type
Historic Building - Monastery
Seated Dining Capacity
450
Reception Capacity
600
Usual Access Time
08:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
12:00 AM
Late Night Extension Available
Yes
Bridal Suite
Changing Only
Venue
bridal Changing Facilities
Disabled Access
Exclusive Use
Grade I/II Listed Building
In-house Wedding Coordinator
Landscaped Gardens
Marquee Permitted
On-site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space
Ceremony and Reception
Church Within Walking Distance
Confetti Permitted
Dancefloor Available
Sound System Available
Licensed for Weddings and Civil Ceremonies
Food and Drink
Alcohol License
Asian Catering
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
External Catering Permitted
Halal Catering
In-house Catering
In-house Wine List
Cultural Experience
Asian Weddings
Jewish Weddings
Muslim Weddings
Greek, Italian

Bridebook benefits

  • Bridebook Gift: Free Bottle of Champagne

Testimonials (5)

Amazing Day & Amazing Venue
By Richard & Adele  (see publication here) in Apr 2016
Thank You!
By Uneesah  (A happy couple) in Apr 2016
Thank you for all you're support and help through these days, you all have been fantastic. It was a lovely day and everybody had nice t... read more
Lovely Summer Wedding
By Melanie & Joseph  (A happy couple) in Oct 2016
We had a lovely wedding day in June. Nancy and they team went out of their way to make sure our day ran smoothly. Beautiful venue, perfe... read more
A Beautiful Family Affair
By Mother of the bride - Kim (A couple's parents) in May 2016
We celebrated our daughter's wedding at the Monastery. It was simply stunning. Beyond expectations. The staff were excellent. Nothing wa... read more
Best Day Ever!
By Tracey & Michelle  (A happy couple) in Oct 2016
We had the best day ever and massive congratulations to you and your team for making it so special and run smoothly. The feedback from t... read more

Detailed Description

The unique and inspiring Grade II* listed buildings are licensed for wedding ceremonies and civil ceremonies. We can accommodate wedding parties from 100 to 500 guests in the majestic Great Nave. The elegant Cloisters and tranquil Archangel Garden provide perfect backdrops for beautiful, memorable wedding photographs to cherish forever. Our talented in-house chefs source high quality, local food to create dishes that are cooked with love and served with soul. This passion spans the entire team and reflects the unique quality of The Monastery itself. Every aspect of your special day is carefully planned and executed so that all you have to do is arrive in style – and enjoy every moment. Your love can really help make the world go around, as every event held here supports our charitable projects with the local community. Monastery income also contributes to the on-going restoration of these precious historical buildings, helping to secure a part of Manchester’s heritage for the enjoyment of generations to come. The Monastery is the ideal setting for a variety of specialist weddings including Hindu, Indian and Jewish celebrations. Please contact us for details of our recommended external caterers and the relevant tariff. Our stunning venue is complemented by free on-site parking and outstanding levels of service in every department.

FAQs (10)

Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?
Each wedding is so unique and each couple so special, that it is impossible to choose a favorite.
What’s your #1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Make lists! There is nothing more satisfying than crossing things off your lists!
What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?
Name cards with each guests individual photo, this was incredibly unique, and all of the guests loved it!
Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.
Unique Inspiring Beautiful Stunning Historic
Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?
The Archangel Gardens
Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?
Yes
What’s your favourite canapé?
Mini fish and chip with tartare sauce
What’s your favourite midnight treat?
Mini Cheese and bacon burgers
What is your venue's most unique feature?
The incredibly detailed architecture of the beautiful High Alter.
What part of your business are you most proud of?
Our commitment to sustainability

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Lauren Cuthbert

Here at The Monastery every member of the team is committed to making sure every detail of your day exceeds your expectations!

Experience
Year Business Was Established
2009
# Of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
# Of People In Team
40
Public Liability Insurance
Yes

Industry Awards (1)

Finalist for the Best Town/City venue at The 2015 Wedding Industry Awards

Accreditations / Associations (1)

Nominated for the Best Unique Venue at the M&IT Awards

Location

Getting here

  • Address:
  • Gorton Lane, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M12 5WF, England
  • Nearest Train Station:
  • Ashburys
  • Nearest Town:
  • Manchester
  • Nearest Airport:
  • Manchester Airport
  • Nearest Motorway & Junction:
  • M60 Junction 24
  • Travel Notes:
  • Easily Accessible from Manchester City Centre