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The Lowry

| Pier 8, Salford Quays, Salford M50 3AZ, England
+44 843 208 6000
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'LUXURY' ICE - CREAM from a cardboard box

Ok - I visit this theatre ALOT - at least x6 - x8 times a year. Went last night to see SHIRLEY... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Manchester, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great exhibition of Lowry works

This was our second visit to look and admire the works of L S Lowry. Amazing pictures and sketches... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Gloucester, 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.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“war horse” (92 reviews)
“his life” (79 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
| Pier 8, Salford Quays, Salford M50 3AZ, England
+44 843 208 6000
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Ok - I visit this theatre ALOT - at least x6 - x8 times a year. Went last night to see SHIRLEY VALENTINE. A great one woman show 10/10. My poor rating stems from the experience around the show. Bag checks were a welcome sight....More

Thank nickfranklin100
Reviewed yesterday

This was our second visit to look and admire the works of L S Lowry. Amazing pictures and sketches and also showing that he wasn't just about matchstick people. Will definitely visit again

Thank 187047PeterR
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a corporate event in the Compass Room, the staff were amazing, the food was fantastic and the venue itself was one of the best we have used, thank you and well done.

Thank MarkDotJames
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This Gallery had a very large and good range of paintings and sketches by LS Lowrey. It also currently has a good photographic exhibition taken of the artist and his surroundings. This gave a good insight into an introverted / depressed type of man ....More

Thank JoCoJin
Reviewed 4 days ago

Evening out with my husband. We saw Jody Prenger playing Shirley Valentine. Jody was amazing. Playing every part, all the accents and voices. Learning all those lines and the performance made you feel part of Shirley's life. We had an amazing time. Go and see...More

Thank Chrizt1n3
Reviewed 5 days ago

Just across from the IWM the Lowry complex houses a gallery and theatres. The gallery is good showcasing the largest collection of work by Lawrence Stephen Lowry. The staff on counter that day at the gallery were a touch in your face about asking for...More

Thank FlorianFY
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The gallery itself is fantastic! The collection of paintings and drawings are stunning but the main reason for my review is to sing the praises of a member of staff! Antony can only be described as a customer service extraordinaire! He oozes passion for lowry...More

Thank peachesnowflakes
Reviewed 6 days ago

We held our summer wedding here in June 2017 and honestly I couldn't reccommend it enough- it's perfect for any occassion but as a wedding venue it's unique, modern and breathtaking. Now I know you're all probably thinking a theatre for a wedding venue is...More

1  Thank Kirsty C
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you are choosing seats don't go for the very front seats in row C as there is no leg room and you are distracted by the orchestra pit.

Thank StuartRon
Reviewed 1 week ago

We held our wedding at the Lowry Theatre and Gallery in the spring of 2017. I'm sure that no-one writes a negative review about their own wedding venue, but we had such an amazing day at the Lowry - and the organisation and impressiveness of...More

Thank AD_LDN
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can i get a tram to the Lowry from schude hill if not where from. in central Manchester?
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
How do I get there by public transport >
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.