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The Lowry


Pier Eight
The Quays
Greater Manchester
M50 3AZ

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The Lowry Theatre, Salford Quays

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Public Transport Directions

From: Travel info: 0161 228 7811 Directions: From national railway stations, Manchester Piccadilly & Victoria travel to The Lowry by Metrolink tram. Alight @ Harbour City.

Road Directions

From: M602, J3, 0.25 miles (0.4 km) Directions: From the M60 take junction 12 for the M602. Salford Quays is a quarter of a mile from junction 3 of the M602. Follow The Lowry signs. There is a secure multi-storey car park only 150m from The Lowry. (car park charges apply)The Lowry Coach Park accommodates up to 25 coaches (free). There is a drop-off point directly in front of The Lowry.


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Recent Reviews:

  • SunnyRB97
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    Loved it!
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 15th April 2018
    Such an amazing building in a lovely area. Would be even nicer if the sun was out. Very child friendly. Loved the Lowry exhibition. Even my 11 year old loved it. Spent about an hour there. Really... Read full review
  • John R
    Dublin, Ireland
    Saw Rumors a tribute to Fleetwood Mac
    4 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 11th April 2018
    Seats were comfortable, sound was good, I actually went in and book the tickets a few days before the good and the staff that I interacted with were all friendly. Its a good venue for Music. Read full review
  • Shacklet12
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    Excellent Lowry Exhibition
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 11th April 2018
    Came to see the Lowry exhibition and thoroughly enjoyed it. Staff were helpful in pointing us in right direction of the exhibition. Really loved looking around the exhibition, informative... Read full review



  • On-Site café or restaurant

Attraction Facilities

  • Free Admission

Provider Features

  • Indoor Attraction
  • Outdoor Attraction


  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors - Hearing impaired
  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors - Visually impaired
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors - 8


  • On-Site café/restaurant

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  • American Express accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Visa accepted

Provider Facilities

  • Conference facilities - Internet access
  • Toilets

Target Markets

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Families

Opening Times

Opening (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

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Wednesday, 16th January 2019 - Saturday, 26th January 2019

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Monday, 7th May 2018 - Saturday, 12th May 2018

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Wednesday, 13th June 2018 - Saturday, 30th June 2018

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Sunday, 29th April 2018 - Sunday, 29th April 2018

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Tuesday, 24th April 2018 - Saturday, 28th April 2018

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Tuesday, 3rd July 2018 - Saturday, 7th July 2018

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Tuesday, 10th July 2018 - Saturday, 14th July 2018

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Tuesday, 24th July 2018 - Saturday, 28th July 2018

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Tuesday, 11th September 2018 - Saturday, 15th September 2018

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Thursday, 17th May 2018 - Monday, 28th May 2018

Week 53In May, The Lowry will celebrate this landmark birthday through its Week 53 festival, which will bring together work from across the globe that focuses on 'the coming of age'.
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Wednesday, 23rd May 2018 - Saturday, 2nd June 2018

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Thursday, 24th May 2018 - Friday, 25th May 2018

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Thursday, 17th May 2018 - Thursday, 12th July 2018

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Sunday, 20th May 2018 - Sunday, 20th May 2018

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