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The Lowry

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Address: | Pier 8, Salford Quays, Salford M50 3AZ , England
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+44 843 208 6000
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
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Situated on the waterside at the heart of The Quays, The Lowry is a...

Situated on the waterside at the heart of The Quays, The Lowry is a stunning, award winning building housing two vibrant theatres, a studio space, relaxing art galleries, cafés, bars, a restaurant, souvenir gift shop and Salford’s Tourist Information Centre. With a huge variety of performances, The Lowry's Lyric and Quays Theatres offer a wealth of fabulous entertainment, including West End musicals, the very best in drama, live bands, famous comedians, plus world class dance and opera.Gallery entry is free and you can enjoy the work of one of the nation's favourite artists, LS Lowry, in changing exhibitions of his work which we hope will offer some surprises. At the same time, experience work by artists of local, national and international renown to compliment our Lowry exhibitions. There's always something new and refreshing to see in our galleries.With family fun throughout the building, guided tours, the Meet Mr Lowry film, plus participatory activity for all ages, The Lowry is a great day out.

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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang at the Lowry

Fantastic show with a great cast. The theatre is lovely and the seats comfortable. We travelled by bus. Quick and easy. We paid £8.50 for a family ticket for 2 adults and 2... read more

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fantastic show with a great cast. The theatre is lovely and the seats comfortable. We travelled by bus. Quick and easy. We paid £8.50 for a family ticket for 2 adults and 2 children on a Stagecoach bus. Went to the Harvester for lunch. The waitress there was so helpful and patient. Next time we'll make sure we have time... More 

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What a great show my wife and I went with our daughter her husband and two of our grandchildren. It was expensive but well worth it. The actors and dancers as well as the music were great. However there is a big but it took at least 30 minutes in a queue to pay for the parking then another 50... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My partner and I got married in the compass room at the Lowry theatre on 29th December 2016 and it was an amazing day. From our first enquiry, our wedding coordinator Lucy has been exceptional - really friendly, helpful and always happy to answer any (and there were many!) queries and helped to plan and prepare our special day. We... More 

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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Lovely place to see some of the best art from Lowry. Lovely location and the cafe and shop are nice too. Really enjoyed my visit.

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Durban, South Africa
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I loved this centre it is different to Trafford it's mainly an outlet mall with Gap. MS. My favourite the Cadbury shop. Nice for a pop in visit.Bev Moore

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Preston Lancashire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went to see the last evening performance of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. What an amazing show. Finding the Lowry and parking were easy. I am greatful that I pre purchased the car parking ticket. The queues for the payment meter were exceptionally long.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

All had a great time watching Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Lovely theatre with great seating. Quay Club was a great place to relax at the intermission. Friendly, helpful staff. We have been to see the paintings on other occasions - well worth the effort.

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Two great visits, the first on 29th November to see Chitty Chitty Bang Bang in the larger theatre, the seats are superb, it doesn't matter where you sit, the view is great. It also doesn't meter how tall the person in front, even the kids can still see as the seats are 'stepped' so effectively. 2nd visit was 8th January... More 

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Kelso, United Kingdom
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We visited on 14th Jan to see Chitty Chitty Bang Bang afternoon show. Travelled by car and parked in the outlet car park, very easy and convenient. This is my 2nd visit. The theatre is a lovely modern building with very comfortable seating and great views of the stage. It was a great show, Jason Manford was excellent in the... More 

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We enjoyed a n excellent show, Chitty, Chitty Bang Bang, the theatre was very nice, comfortable seats and easy to get to via the tram, get off at the Media City stop, it is a short walk from there. Great facilities and we will certainly go again. Plenty of eating venues and a discount shipping outlet if you get there... More 

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