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The Lowry

The Quays | Pier 8, Salford M50 3AZ, England
+44 843 208 6000
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Money well spent

Here we are at the Lowry watching the Adam's Family from the front circle. Excellent show and a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Simon T
Manchester, United Kingdom
via mobile
Brilliant Theatre!

Visited August to watch The Addams Family musical. Good show which we enjoyed but also first visit... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Arthur C
Bury, United Kingdom
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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 2 weeks ago via mobile

Here we are at the Lowry watching the Adam's Family from the front circle. Excellent show and a fabulous complex. Arrived early so nipped over to the shopping mall for fish and chips at Harry Ramsden's (lovely) then back over for the show. Picked the...More

Thank Simon T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited August to watch The Addams Family musical. Good show which we enjoyed but also first visit to this theatre ( More used to visits to The Palace and Opera House in Manchester). This is a really nice modern comfortable theatre with excellent views and...More

Thank Arthur C
TheLowrySalford, Manager at The Lowry, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Arthur, We're pleased to hear you enjoyed your first ever visit to us here at The Lowry. We hope to welcome you again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was by far the best day ever the staff were so amazing everything went smoothly and I would totally recommend the Lowry for anyone to use as their venue. They accommodated for our family members and friends who are in wheel chairs. They kept...More

Thank Krissy P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a truly 5* experience, from the moment you arrive through every touch point until you leave. The staff are amazingly courteous, the rooms are spacious and spotless and the restaurant is fantastic. We use this hotel quarterly for meetings and quite simply, nothing...More

Thank Andy S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to see Lowry's pictures, and enjoyed the bonus of a photographic exhibition of him as well. I've enjoyed Lowry since infants school, we had prints in the corridor; and wanted to know more. The gallery ticked all the boxes. Why? Because it has...More

Thank Mike R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As an occasional user of the theatre I have previously had no need to interact with staff, our last visit 02/09/17 due to my wife's recent operation was on crutches with very little mobility. We arrived just prior to 7pm after phoning ahead and checking...More

Thank Robert M
The L, Manager at The Lowry, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to bring this to our attention and our sincere apologies for your experience. We have brought this to the attention of our front of house team who will be taking the necessary steps to ensure this will not happen...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ive been before as a child and couldnt really remember too much about the place, however I did attend a production a few nights ago and I wasnt dissapointed. As soon as you enter the place it all looks clean and open but there isnt...More

Thank Danny B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A modern take on the jungle book. Amazing!! The dancers are so talented, the characters and the story created through dance was great- first experience of interpretive dance and I will certainly be keeping my eye out for more plays like this.

Thank Katie P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The only caution I would say to be on the lookout for is if you get seats on either side of the stage in the balcony section. Literally half the stage is out of view. So people were leaning forward, which blocked the view of...More

Thank Bernadette K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Decided to go to the Lowry art gallery. Not really into art but my girlfriend is. We both found it not so interesting. Not much to see. It's free but they recommend a £3 donation. Certainly not worth £3. Decided to go to the cafe...More

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The L, Manager at The Lowry, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and we are sorry that you did not enjoy your experience, we have taken your comments on board for future improvements. As well as the permanent exhibition LS Lowry, we also have temporary exhibitions 3 times a year. The next...More

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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.