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The Monastery Manchester

£4000 - £9525 for a package
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

(price per head)

Prices Start At
Maximum Price
Minimum Number of Guests
• Complimentary venue hire for wedding breakfast and evening reception • Reception Drink (one glass per person) • Three cour...
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What is included in this pricing:
Wine / soft drinks allowance per guest
Furniture included
Multiple course wedding breakfast
Non consumables (e.g. linen, lights etc.)
Private room(s) included (non-exclusive use)
Wedding coordinator available on the day

(total price)

Prices Start At
Maximum Price
Number of Guests Included
What is included in this pricing:
Wine / soft drinks allowance per guest
Furniture included
Multiple course wedding breakfast
Non consumables (e.g. linen, lights etc.)
Private room(s) included (non-exclusive use)
Wedding coordinator available on the day
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Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
Bridal Suite
Changing Only
Usual Access Time
08:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
12:00 AM
Late Night Extension


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 & Reception

Church Within Walking Distance
Confetti Permitted
Dancefloor Available
Sound System Available
Wedding Licence

Food and Drink

Alcohol Licence
Asian Catering
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
External Catering Permitted
Halal Catering
In-house Catering
In-House Wine List

Cultural Specialists

Asian Wedding Specialist
Jewish Wedding Specialist
Muslim Wedding Specialist
Greek, Italian, Hindu, Muslim, Iranian
Full 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.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Fran Wormald
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
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Ky & Craig Grimsley
Married in August 2019
June 2018
Fantastic and historical place to hold a wedding!
Very grand and beautiful setting based in Manchester, I was over the moon with the outcome of my day! Food was fantastic and the staff was very helpful. I had two fantast...
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Angelina & Thomas Cullen
Married in August 2019
September 2019
Thank you!!
Thank you to you and all the staff that helped make our day amazing. All the daytime and evening staff were fantastic. Thank you again for all your hard work and a wonder...
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Siobhan & Giuseppe
Married in March 2019
March 2019
We really were blown away on Saturday and everythi
Thank you again so much for all your work and help with the planning. We really were blown away on Saturday and everything surpassed all our expectations. Lots of our gue...
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Kerri & Anthony
Married in September 2018
April 2019
Thank you from the bottom of your heart
I cannot thank you guys at The Monastery enough, the venue, food, staff and of course yourself was amazing from start to finish, anyone that does a job as good as you at ...
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Lorna & Nick
Married in September 2018
December 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...
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Emma & Matthew
Wedding: August 2018
December 2018
The Most Amazing Time
We wanted to say thanks to everyone at The Monastery for our special day. We had the most amazing time!
Location & Contact Details


Gorton Lane, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M12 5WF, England

Travel Notes

Easily Accessible from Manchester City Centre and all major motorway networks

Nearest Town


Nearest Motorway & Junction

M60 Junction 24

Nearest Train Station


Nearest Airport

Manchester Airport

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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
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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.

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