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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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First visit to the Lowry Theatre and thoroughly enjoyed. The whole process was seamless and very efficient. Staff were great and the acoustics in the venue were very good.

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Pontypool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

First visit to the Lowry Theatre and thoroughly enjoyed. The whole process was seamless and very efficient. Staff were great and the acoustics in the venue were very good.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

On the 17th February 2017 we had our wedding at The Lowry Theatre and it was perfect! The venue is stunning, but the staff made the day incredible! From how helpful they were at enquiry through to the awesome job they did on the day, they made planning our wedding stress free. The food was incredible, the photos look amazing... More 

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Manchester UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Love this venue. More intimate. Great seats, can get to the bar, friendly staff. Park in shopping centre.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Despite visiting the Manchester/Salford area many times, I've never been to the Lowry. I thought that I didn't really like his paintings,but having seen the sheer variety of his work and the wonderful short film about him, I'm a convert. The building itself is magnificent and an additional exhibition relating to the Ballet Rambert made this a very enjoyable spur... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I went to the Lowry Theatre as my granddaughter was taking part in a gymnastics event held at the theatre. Very nice theatre with great views no matter where you are seated. There a nice coffee shops within the theatre or you directly opposite is the Lowry Outlet Shopping Centre which has lots of places to eat and drink. Good... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

An amazingly wheelchair accessible space. So much to do and see!!! Lowry exhibition enlightening and left me needing to know more about this strange mans life work and personality! The whole area around Salford Quays is amazing!!! Trams at £5 for unlimited weekend travel by tram bus throughout Manchester!!!! Going back soon!!!!

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No thrills really. These places are getting very samey all around the country. Loads of places to eat around so you'll find something to suit your taste.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My wife wanted to go, I wasn't bothered, now I'm a massive fan. This was simply brilliant I loved it. A simple painting of a man sleeping on a wall......I want it. It took an hour to go round, this was the best hour I spent over a weekend. Do yourself a favour even if you don't "do" art visit... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I visited The Lowry with a friend. We were in Manchester for a spa break to celebrate my birthday and decided to take a trip out of the hotel to indulge in a bit of culture. It was brilliant and we both learned so much; both about the man himself and his art. We watched the twenty minute 'Mr Lowry'... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here whilst in the area great couple of hours amazing history. So close to bars and cafes and the trams

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