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The Lowry

The Quays | Pier 8, Salford M50 3AZ, England
+44 843 208 6000
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Great Art and Venue

I last visited The Lowry Art Gallery before media city popped up so it was a bit of a surprise when... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kaz B
Calne, United Kingdom
Perfect venue for our wedding!

The Lowry was an amazing choice to host our wedding! Lucy, the Wedding Coordinator was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sam W
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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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The Quays | Pier 8, Salford M50 3AZ, England
+44 843 208 6000

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I last visited The Lowry Art Gallery before media city popped up so it was a bit of a surprise when we rocked up and saw all the buildings. The Lowry does not fail to impress, they ask for a donation to enter at a...More

Thank Kaz B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Lowry was an amazing choice to host our wedding! Lucy, the Wedding Coordinator was fabulous,super helpful and supported us immensly in organising our special day. On the day her team were amazing, from the security guards to the bar staff and the Event Directors...More

Thank Sam W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We once again visited the Lowry Theatre this weekend to watch 'Things I know to be True' which was absolutely fantastic. One of the main characters was John McArdle (from Brookside and more recently Emmerdale), so we were happy. The play was intense, amazing and...More

Thank willdells
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Contact theatre at its best. Minimal but effective lighting, a gritty plot but brilliantly done. We were sitting on row 2 and the stalls are all good viewing as it is only a small space in the quays theatre but that makes it intimate which...More

Thank Neill24
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first time at this theatre and we enjoy it. We were watching the Kite Runner and although it wasn’t perfect we still had a great experience. Parking is straightforward if a little expensive. My advice would be to pre-book as you get...More

Thank Off their P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a fan of Rambert, I have seen them a few times, but this was one of the best sets I have seen from them. We watched the well know 'Ghost Dances' a brand new piece, called Synchronicity and a third piece. For those fans...More

Thank suesalford
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once again The Birmingham Royal Ballet have pulled off a stunner! If you have the opportunity to see this ballet don't miss the chance. We were entranced from start to finish - a lovely, lively ballet danced beautifully by all the cast.

Thank Ian B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have lived within a mile of the Lowery gallery for years and never visited it before. I decided to take 3 of my grand children on a visit when we visited the shopping centre near the gallery The architecture of the building is worth...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took a tram to Media Centre and visited the Lowry art exhibition. Very interesting and learnt a lot . Nice coffee and a good place to wander around if staying in Manchester

Thank Claire M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a good hour looking round the Lowry exhibition, which I found really interesting and informative, the requested contribution of £3 is in my mind cheap and well worth it in f it keeps places like this sustainable. My only negative was the two staff...More

Thank Ian S
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1 July 2017|
Response from shirley18155 | Reviewed this property |
We were on tier 3 and had fantastic views so I don't think you need to worry as your seats will be closer than what we were and we were happy hope that helps you c
12 May 2017|
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Response from Heather M | Reviewed this property |
Hi I get the Tram from Manchester Piccadilly Train station but lots of stops in the city centre
3 April 2017|
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Response from Leonie T | Reviewed this property |
Get the tram to Media City and walk across. It's a five minute walk, at most.