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The Lowry

The Quays | Pier 8, Salford M50 3AZ, England
+44 843 208 6000
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Worth the entrance fee

Spent a good hour looking round the Lowry exhibition, which I found really interesting and... read more

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Ian S
Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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Not to bad shops are abit boring so only go to eat there . Nice restaurants there but nandos there... read more

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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 yesterday 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
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Not to bad shops are abit boring so only go to eat there . Nice restaurants there but nandos there is my favourite.

Thank Amansingh27
Reviewed yesterday

Attended the " Lowry" last night to watch The Birmingham Ballet perform "Alladdin" with the family, A fantastic performance by all the cast, the costumes where beautiful and the sets where very colourfully painted. The building is clean, well staffed lots of toilets and a...More

Thank karen250360
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went to watch Aladdin Royal Birmingham Ballet . Ballet fabulous. Box office efficient and very helpful and friendly . Lots of staff available to help direct to bar , bathrooms and seats . Venue clean well maintained. Fabulous show , Set malfunction at the end...More

1  Thank Samstersmam
Reviewed 2 days ago

The admission is free so that is good and the very friendly man on the main desk didn't pressure me to make a donation so I was happy to do so. Lowry was a very interesting artist and some of his work is incredible. As...More

1  Thank Dean G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went to see David Sedaris here, well worth the trip. The theatre was quite easy to find but didn't seem to have a carpark. So you have to park in the shopping mall near by. A word of advice. Pay for your parking before hand....More

Thank Sharon E
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We got married here on the 16th September 2017. And the location and venue was perfect. We married and had our reception in the compass room. And was truly blown away. Staff are lovely, with special mention to wedding coordinator Lucy. No question was to...More

Thank mrsSutton83
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time at the Quays theatre, after many visits to the larger Lyric theatre. This is a delightful, intimate setting for smaller concerts and other productions. Ground floor seats, as well as lower and upper tier seating. It has a resemblance to the Globe theatre,...More

1  Thank TonyMoores
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a great venue big , spacious & comfortable . We went to see cover my tracks & the theatre was compact but comfortable & the acoustics were great . The price of the tickets were also very reasonable All in all a great location...More

Thank lamptechonthenet
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Lowry Theatre is a superb venue! Very friendly staff, excellent performances from a whole range of different genres. Bar area is easy to access. Transport well co-ordinated (Metrolink). If you miss the Media City tram from Cornbrook just get off at Harbour City on...More

Thank Jan D
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30 June 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
11 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.