The Monastery Manchester
£3500 - £9250 for Venue Hire
Up to 400
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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.
Pricing & Costs
Venue Hire Only
Prices Start At
Packages(price per head)
• Complimentary venue hire for wedding breakfast and evening reception • Reception Drink (one glass per person) • Three cour...
Features & Capacity
Usual Access Time
Usual Finish Time
Late Night Extension
Bridal Changing Facilities
Grade I/II Listed Building
In-House Wedding Coordinator
Outdoor Reception Space
Ceremony & Reception
Church Within Walking Distance
Sound System Available
Food and Drink
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
External Catering Permitted
In-House Wine List
Asian Wedding Specialist
Jewish Wedding Specialist
Muslim Wedding Specialist
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.
Personal Message from the Manager
Name of Wedding Contact: Gaynor
Here at The Monastery every member of the team is committed to making sure every detail of your day exceeds your expectations!
Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
Lorna & Nick
Married in September 2018
So much great feedback from friends and family
Thank you so much for all you did for us for the day. The whole event was fabulous and the entire team were superb! We have had so much great feedback from friends and fa...
Kerri & Anthony
Married in September 2018
Thank you from the bottom of our heart
Hi Gaynor, Honeymoon was great thanks and we are both back to reality which a huge bump ☹ I cannot thank you guys at The Monastery enough, the venue, food, staff and ...
Emma & Matthew
Wedding: August 2018
The Most Amazing Time
Hi Gaynor, We wanted to say thanks to everyone at The Monastery for our special day. We had the most amazing time! Thanks! Emma
Shantey and Ajay
Married in May 2018
Incredible and magical day
We had the most incredible and magical day. This building and venue was perfect. You have been a massive help with the planning of this and. I just want to say a massive ...
Mr and Mrs Walton
Married in June 2018
The best wedding they had been to
Thanks for all your help. The day went really well it was amazing. Can't fault it Everyone said it was the best wedding they had been to. And they were serial wedding ...
Abbie and James Stallard
Married in January 2018
All indredible, so helpful and professional
We loved every minute of it & you guys were all incredible; so helpful & professional. We can’t thank you enough!
The Monastery Wedding Fair
14th April 2019
Bring your partner, friends or family along and meet over 40 local wedding suppliers at the beautiful Monastery Manchester 11.30am-15.30pm. There’ll be two live catwalk shows at 12:30pm and 14:30pm
Location & Contact Details
89 Gorton Lane, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M12 5WF, England
Easily Accessible from Manchester City Centre and all major motorway networks
Nearest Motorway & Junction
M60 Junction 24
Nearest Train Station
Press & Awards
Accreditations / Associations (1)
Nominated for the Best Unique Venue at the M&IT Awards
Industry Awards (4)
Finalist for the Best Town/City venue at The 2015 Wedding Industry Awards
Finalist for the Best Manchester Venue at The NorthWest Wedding Awards 2018
Preferred Supplier List
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 is your No. 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 Amazing Architecture at the main church doors
Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?
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 and providing an excellent service to all.
Bridebook GiftFree Bottle of Champagne
Bridebook Special OfferWhirlwind Winter Wedding until March 2019 £3,000 for 50 guests, includes 3 course meal, Arrival Drink, Toast Drink and lots of additional extras.