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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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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.

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.Pre-book Metrolink tickets when purchasing tickets through The Lowry Box Office. Adult:£2 Child:£1.


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Recent Reviews:

  • DramaGirl64
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Disappointing Pre-Theatre Birthday Bar Meal
    2 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 26th October 2017
    I rarely offer poor reviews and must start by saying that I’ve had pre-theatre food (a number of times) here before which was good. So, we were delayed by traffic (road works apparently limiting... Read full review
  • nicmad1
    Manchester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Reggie - brilliant!
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 25th October 2017
    Saw Reggie Yates in the Quays Theatre and it was a fantastic night. Perfect location, ideal choice of room- had a great time. We then had a drink in the bar which was nice and quiet. The area is... Read full review
  • Simon P
    Trip Type:
    Nice place but the food is rather pricey.
    3 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 25th October 2017
    Took beloved to see Richard Thompson & the venue was rather pleasant. The wheelchair access is excellent, although the floors are reminiscent of a 'skate park' (almost no part of the floor is level... 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

Payment Methods

  • 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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Friday, 26th January 2018 - Saturday, 3rd February 2018

HamletFollowing a critically acclaimed run in Stratford-upon-Avon in 2016, rising star Paapa Essiedu plays the title role in a riveting and contemporary take on Hamlet.
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Tuesday, 6th March 2018 - Thursday, 8th March 2018

Madama ButterflyMadama Butterfly is a tender story of innocent love crushed amidst two utterly different cultures, which resonates as strongly as ever in today’s world.
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Tuesday, 17th April 2018 - Saturday, 21st April 2018

Mary StuartFollowing a critically acclaimed, sold-out season at the Almeida in 2016-17, Robert Icke’s new adaptation of Mary Stuart transfers to the Salford Lowry from Tuesday 17 – Saturday 21 April 2018. 
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Monday, 9th April 2018 - Saturday, 14th April 2018

The Winslow BoyBased on a real-life event, The Winslow Boy is a courageous and often delicately humorous window into the class and political hypocrisy of the time.
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Monday, 7th May 2018 - Saturday, 12th May 2018

Titanic The MusicalTitanic The Musical is produced by Danielle Tarento, Steven M Levy, Sean Sweeney and Vaughan Williams, in association with Mayflower Theatre, Southampton.
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Wednesday, 13th June 2018 - Saturday, 30th June 2018

War HorseFollowing 8 record-record breaking years in London’s West End and having played in 11 countries around the world to over 7 million people, the National Theatre’s acclaimed play WAR HORSE will come to The Lowry in June 2018.  
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Wednesday, 28th February 2018 - Saturday, 3rd March 2018

The Sleeping BeautyWith live music from the acclaimed Royal Ballet Sinfonia,The Sleeping Beauty is an enchanting experience for all the family.
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Saturday, 18th November 2017 - Sunday, 25th February 2018

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Monday, 1st January 2018 - Monday, 31st December 2018

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Saturday, 10th March 2018 - Saturday, 10th March 2018

Opera North's Un ballo in mascheraA timeless tale of power, passion and political plotting, Un ballo in maschera was inspired by an actual historical event: the assassination of King Gustavus of Sweden in 1792.
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Tuesday, 30th January 2018 - Saturday, 3rd February 2018

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Sunday, 4th February 2018 - Sunday, 4th February 2018

The Classic Rock Show 2018 - Guitar GreatsAs testimony to the ever increasing popularity of Classic Rock music, the critically acclaimed live show ‘The Classic Rock Show’, returns to the UK in 2018 to bring us, 'Guitar Greats - World Tour 2018'.
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Tuesday, 13th February 2018 - Saturday, 17th February 2018

The Lowry Theatre, Salford QuaysTeddyAn award-winning, punchy new musical that races through the dark and damaged world of post-war London: a brand new Britain bombed to bits by the Blitz, belts tight with austerity, but ripe and ready for revolution.
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Tuesday, 20th February 2018 - Saturday, 24th February 2018

George's Marvellous MedicineFollowing the success of Fantastic Mr. Fox, The Twits and The Witches, Curve’s magnificent new co-production with Rose Theatre Kingston promises to be yet another hugely imaginative and entertaining stage adaptation.
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Tuesday, 6th March 2018 - Saturday, 10th March 2018

Hard TimesDark satanic mills, interrupted by the colour and vibrancy of Sleary’s Circus, set the stage for a sweeping tale of suppressed love, seduction and social mores, peopled with the sharply observed exaggerated characters that Charles Dickens is celebrated for.
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Tuesday, 13th March 2018 - Saturday, 17th March 2018

Cinderella (Cendrillon)Matthew Bourne's CinderellaFollowing the sold-out and critical success of The Red Shoes and Sleeping Beauty, New Adventures return to The Lowry with one of their most popular and beloved productions, Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella – a thrilling and evocative love story set in London during the Second World War. 
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Friday, 16th March 2018 - Sunday, 18th March 2018

Cinderella (Cendrillon)Tiddler and other Terrific TalesUnder the sea, out on the farm and into the jungle, these terrific tales are woven together with live music, puppetry and a whole host of colourful characters from Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s best-loved titles.
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Thursday, 29th March 2018 - Saturday, 31st March 2018

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

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Saturday, 10th March 2018 - Saturday, 10th March 2018

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