Thanks guys for an amazing day. The venue was brilliant, the staff fantastic!
A happy couple
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...
Lovely Summer Wedding
Melanie & Joseph
A happy couple
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...
A Beautiful Family Affair
Mother of the bride - Kim
A couple's parents
We celebrated our daughter's wedding at the Monastery. It was simply stunning. Beyond expectations. The staff were excellent. Nothing wa...
Best Day Ever!
Tracey & Michelle
A happy couple
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...
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: Lauren Cuthbert
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
# Of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
# Of People In Team
Public Liability Insurance
Press & Awards
Accreditations / Associations (1)
Nominated for the Best Unique Venue at the M&IT Awards
Industry Awards (1)
Finalist for the Best Town/City venue at The 2015 Wedding Industry Awards
Location & Contact Details
89 Gorton Lane, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M12 5WF, England
Nearest Motorway & Junction
M60 Junction 24
Nearest Train Station
Easily Accessible from Manchester City Centre
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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’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.
Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?
The Archangel Gardens
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.