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The Lowry

The Quays | Pier 8, Salford M50 3AZ, England
+44 843 208 6000
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Great Lowry Exhibition

Went to the exhibition for something to do on a Sunday afternoon and it was ideal. The Lowry... read more

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Great venue

My friend and I recently watched Aladdin here. On entering the venue our bags were checked but the... 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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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
The Quays | Pier 8, Salford M50 3AZ, England
+44 843 208 6000

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Reviewed yesterday

Went to the exhibition for something to do on a Sunday afternoon and it was ideal. The Lowry Exhibition was informative and inspiring. There was a 20 minute video about his life where you really felt immersed in the culture of Salford, and then of...More

Thank EGST33
Reviewed yesterday

My friend and I recently watched Aladdin here. On entering the venue our bags were checked but the staff were polite and efficient causing us no delay. The venue is easy to navigate and the theatre itself is intimate. We were sat at the very...More

Thank tipppytoes
Reviewed 2 days ago

Strangely until last night I'd never been to a show here, and even the wider quays area I's always visited by tram. For a Sunday night show this wasn't an option though. The building itself is impressive although I hadn't realised it contained more than...More

Thank Martin H
Reviewed 2 days ago

We spent time at the Lowry "Museum" recently and enjoyed the experience immensely. Externally the building is highly distinctive and attractive; internally the building felt light, airy and practical (although we did not view the Theatre) Lowry's story is well told and there is an...More

Thank SnaithviaCardiff
Reviewed 2 days ago

This theatre is excellent and allows all guests to have a great view of the show. Quite intimate venue, good staggering of the chairs but not a lot of leg room. Could not cross legs over. There are bag checks at the door but attendants...More

Thank KLJ92
Reviewed 3 days ago

Saw comedian Jimeoin in the quays theatre at the weekend and it was brilliant. The intimate nature of the venue suited a stand-up show very well with excellent views available from every seat. The seating was comfortable and spacious enough even for a big guy...More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our visit from start to finish was really lovely. The staff were friendly and helpful, and the visual story for young children called 'Me' that we saw was excellent. The theatre also has an area set aside for children with tables, toys, paper and crayons...More

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TheLowrySalford, Manager at The Lowry, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi there, Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review, we're really glad you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

great gallery and the area around is fantastic. great artwork by the fantastic artist, and great public transport

Thank Timothy C
TheLowrySalford, Manager at The Lowry, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Timothy, We're really glad you enjoyed your visit to our Galleries, we'll be sure to pass your comments on! We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

I last visited The Lowry Art Gallery before media city popped up so it was a bit of a surprise when we rocked up and saw all the buildings. The Lowry does not fail to impress, they ask for a donation to enter at a...More

Thank Kaz B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Lowry was an amazing choice to host our wedding! Lucy, the Wedding Coordinator was fabulous,super helpful and supported us immensly in organising our special day. On the day her team were amazing, from the security guards to the bar staff and the Event Directors...More

Thank Sam W
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1 July 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
12 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.