The Monastery


Manchester’s magnificent Monastery is Pugin’s architectural masterpiece. It sits alongside the Taj Mahal and the ancient ruins of Pompeii as having been listed in the 100 most endangered sites in the world, with a rich heritage that should never be lost.

Following a £6.5 million restoration scheme, this stunning gothic hidden treasure has taken its place as one of the UK’s most inspiring venues for any corporate, social or cultural occasion. With impressively versatile internal spaces, this stunning gothic venue is the perfect setting for any special event. With impressively versatile internal spaces, The Monastery’s in-house team can help you create an experience which your guests will never forget.


Boardroom 150
Theatre style 650
Cabaret style 320
Receptions 850
Dinner/Dance 450
No. of rooms/spaces 9
Christmas Parties Yes
Wedding License Yes


0161 223 3211

89 Gorton Lane, Manchester, M12 5WF


With a selection of meetings spaces, from the impressive Great Nave to the Private Chapel and our 7 smaller Friary rooms suit from 10 – 500 delegates. The Monastery Manchester is the perfect place for meetings, workshops, training days and team ‘away days’. The historic cloistered setting adds its own value ensuring a calm and reflective atmosphere which is the ideal environment for concentration and learning.

Whether half-day, full day or multiple days, in-house catering will ensure that menus and refreshments are matched to timetables and taste. The flexible spaces and garden are ideal for breaking up long work sessions to keep everyone fresh.