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The Lowry

The Quays | Pier 8, Salford M50 3AZ, England
+44 843 208 6000
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Amazing Cocktails & Canapés

We recently visited The Lowry with friends to enjoy a couple of pre drinks. The venue is amazing... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Newcastle, United Kingdom

Quiet shopping mall with very little varieties. Many units are empty and there seems to be very... 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

We recently visited The Lowry with friends to enjoy a couple of pre drinks. The venue is amazing but the Cocktails were simply the best we had tasted! James made the Canapés - which were visually stunning and tasted excellent - Well done James 😊...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Quiet shopping mall with very little varieties. Many units are empty and there seems to be very few customers in any of the shops. Couldn't find anything really special i wanted to buy as gifts. Bought a bath towel for myself in the end as...More

Thank Jane C
Reviewed 2 days ago

Popped in here for a wander round the light & airy corridors with such bright colours and brilliant shapes. ad coffee in the foyer and watched the world go past.

Thank david n
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a major Venue for all manner of Performing Arts Events in the Manchester area. The Building also hosts an Art Gallery. It has an impressive setting, amongst the extensively regenerated Area of Salford Quays, once part of a major working Port in bygone...More

Thank APCMann
Reviewed 4 days ago

Easy theater to reach using the Metrolink in Manchester. Went to see Cabaret and it was great, it was a Wednesday night and it wasn't too busy but the show was excellent and I would highly recommend the theatre. I always take the cheapest seats...More

Thank claire s
Reviewed 4 days ago

The place to see Lowry's paintings (there are more in the Manchester City Art Gallery). The display is well done. The staff are helpful and knowledgeable. A continually running film gives a lot of information on Lowry the man as well as on his paintings....More

Thank AlandeWalden
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Outstanding sound quality , very comfortable seats , drinks that you don’t need a bank loan for , easily on a par with Bridgwater Hall if not better . Dave Mather

Thank Dave M
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited a show of Gareth Malone in the Lowry. Seats ( first ring) were good and comfortable. Sound was great as well. The best part were the ayoub sisters and The Swingles however.

Thank koekeloer
Reviewed 6 days ago

I was extremely impressed by The Lowry on my first visit at the weekend to watch 'Cabaret'. It is a bright, modern building with plenty of amenities inside - lots of spotless toilet facilities, gift shop, restaurant and several places to buy a drink. All...More

Thank Stuart A
Reviewed 6 days ago

We held our wedding reception at the Lowry on 04/11/2017. The moment we saw the venue at a wedding event we knew it was the one and are so glad we chose it at the staff are fantastic. Lucy was our event Manager and contact...More

Thank Lisa_Tony_Manchester
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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.