The Monastery of St Francis and Gorton Trust

Gorton Lane
Manchester     M12 5WF

Phone: 01612233211

The Monastery of St Francis and Gorton Trust

The Monastery is a heritage building home to The Monastery of St Francis and Gorton Trust, which holds a variety of community events and activities centred around health and well-being, creativity, and bringing the community together.

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Founded: 21st September 1996

Categories: Charity Organization, Landmark

Hours

Mon: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wed: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thu: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fri: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sun: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm



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Events

Half Term Arts & Craft: Bee Inspired

Half Term Arts & Craft: Bee Inspired
10:00 am - 21 February 2018

At The Monastery of St Francis and Gorton Trust

All of our half-term activities are FREE but places are limited so, to avoid disappointment, please book in advance by calling 0161 223 211 or by emailing emma.bryning@themonastery.co.uk...

Half Term Drama: The Great Greyfriars

Half Term Drama: The Great Greyfriars
10:00 am - 22 February 2018

At The Monastery of St Francis and Gorton Trust

All of our half-term activities are FREE but places are limited so, to avoid disappointment, please book in advance by calling 0161 223 211 or by emailing emma.bryning@themonastery.co.uk...

Chatty Crafters: Manchester Bee Craft

Chatty Crafters: Manchester Bee Craft
01:00 pm - 22 February 2018

At The Monastery of St Francis and Gorton Trust

Join us to learn all about the Manchester Bee and what it represents, whilst making bee inspired crafts that will make you buzz with delight! All materials are supplied....

Half Term Arts & Craft: Greatest Gorton

Half Term Arts & Craft: Greatest Gorton
10:00 am - 23 February 2018

At The Monastery of St Francis and Gorton Trust

All of our half-term activities are FREE but places are limited so, to avoid disappointment, please book in advance by calling 0161 223 211 or by emailing emma.bryning@themonastery.co.uk...

We Love Gorton Day

We Love Gorton Day
11:00 am - 25 February 2018

At The Monastery of St Francis and Gorton Trust

Join us for a community fun day at the Monastery as we celebrate everything great and good about Gorton! Join us for a day full of activities that the whole family...

An Invitation to Self Realisation

An Invitation to Self Realisation
11:30 am - 25 February 2018

At The Monastery of St Francis and Gorton Trust

Some dates may need to alter subject to The Monastery’s wider event calendar. We will endeavour avoid this but please be prepared to be flexible. This Invitation...

Purls of Wisdom

Purls of Wisdom
01:00 pm - 27 February 2018

At The Monastery of St Francis and Gorton Trust

Bring your knitting, crochet or craft project along and join like-minded people for an afternoon of craft and natter in our Victorian Pantry. Purls of Wisdom will...

Belle Vue & Gorton History Club - Meet the Author: Frank Rhodes

Belle Vue & Gorton History Club - Meet the Author: Frank Rhodes
01:00 pm - 01 March 2018

At The Monastery of St Francis and Gorton Trust

At this afternoon’s session you will get a chance to talk to local historian Frank Rhodes (co-writer of a number of books in the Images of England series), get...

Heal your back pain naturally workshop

Heal your back pain naturally workshop
02:00 pm - 11 March 2018

At The Monastery of St Francis and Gorton Trust

To reserve a place please contact Sharon: 07719 747535 or email sharon@ayurvedicyogalifestyle.co.uk During this workshop you will discover the healing power of...

Chatty Crafters: Mandala Madness

Chatty Crafters: Mandala Madness
01:00 pm - 13 March 2018

At The Monastery of St Francis and Gorton Trust

This workshop is all about mandalas, labyrinths and circles. We will learn more about all of these and we will use different techniques to create our own. All materials...

Chakra Healing Yoga and Meditation Workshop

Chakra Healing Yoga and Meditation Workshop
01:00 pm - 18 March 2018

At The Monastery of St Francis and Gorton Trust

To reserve a place, please contact Sharon: 07719 747535 or email sharon@ayurvedicyogalifestyle.co.uk We begin with a 45 minute yoga practice to awaken each of the...

The Olive Jar at Gorton Monastery

The Olive Jar at Gorton Monastery
12:00 pm - 21 March 2018

At The Monastery of St Francis and Gorton Trust

'The Olive Jar' provides you with an opportunity to change the way you look at things – so the things you look at change. This course is presented over 6 weeks. Each...

Past Events

Half Term Drama: The Workshop of the World

Half Term Drama: The Workshop of the World
10:00 am - 20 February 2018

At The Monastery of St Francis and Gorton Trust

All of our half-term activities are FREE but places are limited so, to avoid disappointment, please book in advance by calling 0161 223 211 or by emailing emma.bryning@themonastery.co.uk...

Half Term Arts & Craft: Through Painted WIndows

Half Term Arts & Craft: Through Painted WIndows
10:00 am - 19 February 2018

At The Monastery of St Francis and Gorton Trust

All of our half-term activities are FREE but places are limited so, to avoid disappointment, please book in advance by calling 0161 223 211 or by emailing emma.bryning@themonastery.co.uk...

Chakra Healing Yoga and Meditation Workshop

Chakra Healing Yoga and Meditation Workshop
01:00 pm - 18 February 2018

At The Monastery of St Francis and Gorton Trust

To reserve a place, please contact Sharon: 07719 747535 or email sharon@ayurvedicyogalifestyle.co.uk We begin with a 45 minute yoga practice to awaken each of the...

Chatty Crafters: Origami Cranes and Butterflies

Chatty Crafters: Origami Cranes and Butterflies
01:00 pm - 13 February 2018

At The Monastery of St Francis and Gorton Trust

Come along to this workshop you will learn how to fold Japanese paper cranes and butterflies and how to use them creatively. All materials are supplied. Please book...

Heal your back pain naturally workshop

Heal your back pain naturally workshop
02:00 pm - 11 February 2018

At The Monastery of St Francis and Gorton Trust

To reserve a place please contact Sharon: 07719 747535 or email sharon@ayurvedicyogalifestyle.co.uk During this workshop you will discover the healing power of...

Free Health and Well Being Day

Free Health and Well Being Day
11:00 am - 04 February 2018

At The Monastery of St Francis and Gorton Trust

This event is an open day, NO BOOKING REQUIRED. Free healing, massage, meditation and walking the labyrinth. Other activities on these days including inspirational...

Belle Vue & Gorton History: Black Elk at Belle Vue

Belle Vue & Gorton History: Black Elk at Belle Vue
01:00 pm - 01 February 2018

At The Monastery of St Francis and Gorton Trust

As part of our February session for our Belle Vue & Gorton Heritage & History Afternoon, you will be able to learn about the Native American & Holy Man, Black Elk,...

Change from the Inside Out - Film Screening

Change from the Inside Out - Film Screening
02:00 pm - 28 January 2018

At The Monastery of St Francis and Gorton Trust

An afternoon with Dr Joe Dispenza, ‘change from the inside out’. A one hour transformational film with discussion afterwards. Tickets available on the door,...

Laughter Club

Laughter Club
03:00 pm - 21 January 2018

At The Monastery of St Francis and Gorton Trust

As part of our Health and Wellbeing programme, the Monastery will be hosting a Laughter Club on the third Sunday of each month from 3-4pm. Organised by Robin Graham...

Chakra Healing Yoga and Meditation Workshop

Chakra Healing Yoga and Meditation Workshop
01:00 pm - 21 January 2018

At The Monastery of St Francis and Gorton Trust

To reserve a place, please contact Sharon: 07719 747535 or email sharon@ayurvedicyogalifestyle.co.uk We begin with a 45 minute yoga practice to awaken each of the...

Nostalgia Afternoons

Nostalgia Afternoons
01:00 pm - 18 January 2018

At The Monastery of St Francis and Gorton Trust

Come and join us every Thursday for an afternoon of nostalgia, memories and reflection. Every Thursday afternoon you will have the opportunity to share your unique...

A Course in Crochet

A Course in Crochet
01:00 pm - 16 January 2018

At The Monastery of St Francis and Gorton Trust

On Tuesday 16th, 23rd and 30th January (1-3pm), we will be running a special ‘Course in Crochet‘ at the Monastery. These workshops will be run over three consecutive...

Heal your back pain naturally workshop

Heal your back pain naturally workshop
02:00 pm - 14 January 2018

At The Monastery of St Francis and Gorton Trust

To reserve a place please contact Sharon: 07719 747535 or email sharon@ayurvedicyogalifestyle.co.uk During this workshop you will discover the healing power of...

Yoga for Everyone

Yoga for Everyone
12:15 pm - 14 January 2018

At The Monastery of St Francis and Gorton Trust

Come and join us for a fun-filled family yoga class! Every Sunday from 12:15-1:15pm. All abilities, ages and beginners welcome. Stretch your body, relax your mind...

The Christmas Story

The Christmas Story
02:00 pm - 17 December 2017

At The Monastery of St Francis and Gorton Trust

Join us for a one hour celebration of the Christmas Story with carol singing and real donkeys – we promise that this this will be the perfect opportunity to get...

Arts & Crafts Club: Ribbon Christmas Decorations

Arts & Crafts Club: Ribbon Christmas Decorations
01:00 pm - 12 December 2017

At The Monastery of St Francis and Gorton Trust

In this workshop, you will learn how to use ribbon and pins to make two beautiful Christmas decorations – a pine cone and a baubel. The £4 cost for the session...

Royal British Legion Concert

Royal British Legion Concert
06:30 pm - 10 December 2017

At The Monastery of St Francis and Gorton Trust

Come and join us for our amazing Christmas concert hosted by the Royal British Legion. This event will take place on Sunday 10th December 2017, 6.30pm to 9.30pm....

Belle Vue & Gorton Heritage and History Club

Belle Vue & Gorton Heritage and History Club
01:00 pm - 07 December 2017

At The Monastery of St Francis and Gorton Trust

On Thursday 7th December 2017, the Belle Vue & Gorton Heritage and History Club will focus on ‘Christmas at Belle Vue & the World Famous Circus’. There is no...

Arts & Crafts Club: Embellished Christmas Cards

Arts & Crafts Club: Embellished Christmas Cards
01:00 pm - 07 December 2017

At The Monastery of St Francis and Gorton Trust

On Thursday 7th December, we will be making exclusive Christmas cards for you to give to the special people in your life, using Christmas fabric, felt, simple embroidery,...

A Day with Lucinda

A Day with Lucinda
11:00 am - 26 November 2017

At The Monastery of St Francis and Gorton Trust

The morning workshop led by Lucinda will take us into a deep meditational experience and understanding of The Healing Power of Music. Lucinda will lead us with her...

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