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The Lowry

| Pier 8, Salford Quays, Salford M50 3AZ, England
+44 843 208 6000
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Hotpots on form

Another visit to the Lowry to see the Lancashire Hotpots. Great atmosphere. Lots and lots of fun... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Shirley Valentine. Manchester. June 2017

Bloody Terrible. We made it to the interval And came out. Might aswell have downloaded an audible... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Skelmersdale, 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.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
| Pier 8, Salford Quays, Salford M50 3AZ, England
+44 843 208 6000
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another visit to the Lowry to see the Lancashire Hotpots. Great atmosphere. Lots and lots of fun, as usual. Looking forward to next year!!!

Thank ToniJ1952
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bloody Terrible. We made it to the interval And came out. Might aswell have downloaded an audible book. Just one woman playing SV talking through the play in a Crap Scouse accent.

Thank stevec0907
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We called in at The Lowry whilst visiting Salford Quays, just to see the exhibition of Lowry's works. Entrance to the exhibition is free, but they do gratefully accept donations, there is a broad spectrum of works by Lowry on display, not just the matchstick...More

Thank alunwyn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
TheLowrySalford, Manager at The Lowry, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Nick, sorry to hear of your experience. Our customer care team are currently looking into this and will get in touch with you very soon. Many thanks

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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
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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.