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The Lowry

The Quays | Pier 8, Salford M50 3AZ, England
+44 843 208 6000
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Theatre with a View

I've been coming to the Lowry for years, the place has always been immaculate and I honestly cannot... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Seb F
Warrington, United Kingdom
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Theatre with style

The Lowry is always a fantastic venue for theatre of all kinds. Over the years we have seen... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ronnie S
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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” (80 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
The Quays | Pier 8, Salford M50 3AZ, England
+44 843 208 6000

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been coming to the Lowry for years, the place has always been immaculate and I honestly cannot think of a single time I've ever had a complaint. The parking has recently been reduced to £6 for the evening which has made trips there a...More

Thank Seb F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Lowry is always a fantastic venue for theatre of all kinds. Over the years we have seen productions as varied as Art and War Horse. Excellent auditorium with great views from all seats. Prompt service during interval drinks. Only downside is it's quite a...More

Thank Ronnie S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Something for everyone at this venue including an art gallery featuring many examples of LS Lowry's efforts as well as a lovely yet expensive cafe and more than 1 theatre. In the heart of Salford's now ultra modern Media City area and well served by...More

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The theatre is pleasant; it does the job. Derren Brown was a fab entertainer, as usual. He started with a good opener and good the audience engaged. Won't say too much about the content of the show, due to Mr Brown's wishes, but all I...More

Thank pmc36
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is theatre, bar, shop etc, but the value in this place is the Lowry exhibition. It currently has the addition of the Clive Arrowsmith photography exhibits showing Lowry at home - really interesting and even if you don't like photography, this exhibition, when linked...More

Thank Alijen12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The photographs of Lowry's home were amazing. As for Lowry, what an amazing, talented man. Loved every minute I spent there.

Thank Goodfoodie64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited The Lowry to see Russell Brand. Parking is plentiful in the outlet car park however would seriously recommended buying a fast pass ticket out unless you want to queue for 2 hours to get a ticket to get out! The venue is bright...More

Thank Joanna K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I loved the building design It was amazing This place is a theater for plays & shows You can book your favorite show online via their website Enjoy the show

Thank kuwaiti82
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Engaging, interesting and more than I expected - a must visit in Manchester! Family all got something out of it including 11 and 14 year old children.

Thank Stuart B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great free attraction and able to see the iconic Lowry paintings. Highly recommended if you are in the area and you can spend as long or as short time as you want

Thank Paul B
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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.