The Lowry


Pier Eight
The Quays
Greater Manchester
M50 3AZ

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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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  • SilverNomad04
    Rugeley, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Magnificent L S Lowry Exhibition
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 9th September 2019
    Purposely came here after seeing the film “Mr & Mrs Lowry” to explore in full the paintings he struggled to do in challenging conditions. Wasn’t disappointed as the exhibition was superbly set out... Read full review
  • readyste
    educating carol
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 9th September 2019
    Went to visit the Lowry gallery in Salford with my husband .. A good collection of paintings by the artist. We enjoyed our visit of the gallery. Worth a visit . Easy to get to. There is a tram stop... Read full review
  • chrisg1703
    Wigan, United Kingdom
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    Perfect, cosy theatre
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 11th September 2019
    Went to watch the Ben Hart Wonder tour last night, what an amazing place, bars situated around and a restaurant and cafe in the venue. The seating is brilliant, not crammed in like an arena and... Read full review



  • On-Site café or restaurant


  • 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

Attraction Facilities

  • Free Admission


  • On-Site café/restaurant

Payment Methods

  • American Express accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Visa accepted

Provider Facilities

  • Conference facilities - Internet access
  • Toilets

Provider Features

  • Indoor Attraction
  • Outdoor Attraction

Target Markets

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Families

Dates and Opening Times

Opening (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)


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Tuesday, 10th December 2019 - Sunday, 5th January 2020

How The Grinch Stole ChristmasDiscover the magic of Dr. Seuss’ classic story HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS as it comes to life for the first time on a UK stage at The Lowry. 
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Tuesday, 3rd December 2019 - Sunday, 5th January 2020

West End cast of SixSixFrom Tudor queens to pop princesses, the six wives of Henry VIII finally take to the mic to tell their tales, remixing five hundred years of historical heartbreak into a 75 minute celebration of 21st century sisterly sass-itude.
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Friday, 25th October 2019 - Sunday, 27th October 2019

DEAR ZOODear ZooDear Zoo the timeless children's classic book returns to the stage in 2019.
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Tuesday, 12th May 2020 - Saturday, 30th May 2020

Les MisérablesAfter nearly ten years since the last UK tour sold out within days, Cameron Mackintosh has announced that his acclaimed Broadway production of Boublil and Schönberg’s musical LES MISÉRABLES
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Tuesday, 24th September 2019 - Saturday, 28th September 2019

The Thunder GirlsColeen Nolan takes on the role of Anita, a former pop star who has been in hiding for over thirty years since an international tabloid scandal left her humiliated and tired of the fame game.
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Friday, 13th September 2019 - Saturday, 21st September 2019

A Taste of HoneyNational Theatre: A Taste of HoneyA Taste of Honey, Shelagh Delaney’s career defining play, is coming to Salford this autumn.
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Sunday, 21st June 2020 - Wednesday, 1st July 2020

Everybody's Talking About JamieEverybody's Talking About JamieEverybody’s Talking About Jamie, the smash-hit and critically acclaimed feel good West End musical, is coming to The Lowry from Tuesday 21 July to Saturday 1 August 2020 as part of its UK tour.
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Saturday, 29th June 2019 - Sunday, 29th September 2019

Expect the Unexpected: A Chance ExhibitionExpect the Unexpected: A Chance ExhibitionAn eclectic and provocative exhibition of film, photography, painting and sculpture by artists who have embraced elements of chance in their work, inspired by John Cage's hugely influential performance piece 4' 33".
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Tuesday, 26th November 2019 - Saturday, 30th November 2019

Matthew Bourne's The Red ShoesA sell-out before its world premiere season even opened in 2016, Matthew Bourne’s triumphant adaptation of the legendary film returns to the Lowry, having won two Olivier Awards and dazzled audiences and critics alike across the UK and the USA.
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Tuesday, 19th November 2019 - Sunday, 24th November 2019

Circus 1903Circus 1903A range of dazzling acts from around the globe will transport audiences back to the wonders of the Golden Age of Circus.
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Tuesday, 24th September 2019 - Saturday, 28th September 2019

Under Three MoonsUnder Three MoonsA new play about friendship and growing up, ‘Under Three Moons’ explores how men relate to each other today. Who we are and how we live. And the spaces between.
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Tuesday, 15th October 2019 - Saturday, 19th October 2019

The Lovely BonesThe Lovely BonesThis acclaimed adaptation is an unforgettable play about life after loss.
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Sunday, 27th October 2019 - Sunday, 27th October 2019

Margaret Atwood - The TestamentsIn Conversation with Margaret AtwoodAn evening with the Canadian novelist, poet, literary critic and inventor.
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Sunday, 27th October 2019 - Monday, 28th October 2019

Austentatious - The Improvised Jane Austen NovelAustentatious - The Improvised Jane Austen NovelAustentatious is an improvised comedy play starring a cast of the country’s quickest comic performers. Every single show the cast conjures up a brand new ‘lost’ Jane Austen novel based on nothing more than a title suggested by the audience.
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Wednesday, 25th September 2019 - Thursday, 26th September 2019

THE DIRECTORThe DirectorThe Director is a performance starring charismatic ex-funeral director, Scott Turnbull, and artist Lara Thoms. Together the pair demystify elements of the death industry, using humour and first-hand knowledge to dig a little deeper on what happens after we go.
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Wednesday, 30th October 2019 - Friday, 1st November 2019

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Monday, 27th January 2020 - Saturday, 1st February 2020

BUDDY - The Buddy Holly StorySeen by over 22 million music fans since it opened in London’s West End in 1989, Buddy speaks an international language and continues to have audiences from aged 8 to 80 years old rockin’ in the aisles across the globe!
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Wednesday, 25th September 2019 - Saturday, 5th October 2019

As You Like ItRoyal Shakespeare Company: As You Like ItDirect from the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon, the Royal Shakespeare Company returns to the Lowry with a season of exhilarating Shakespeare plays bursting with contemporary resonance.
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Friday, 27th September 2019 - Sunday, 3rd November 2019

Taming of the shrewRoyal Shakespeare Company: The Taming Of The ShrewDirect from the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon, the Royal Shakespeare Company returns to the Lowry with a season of exhilarating Shakespeare plays bursting with contemporary resonance.
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Tuesday, 1st October 2019 - Saturday, 5th October 2019

measure for measureRoyal Shakespeare Company: Measure for MeasureDirect from the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon, the Royal Shakespeare Company returns to the Lowry with a season of exhilarating Shakespeare plays bursting with contemporary resonance.
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Tuesday, 8th October 2019 - Tuesday, 8th October 2019

An evening with Armistead MaupinAn evening with Armistead MaupinIn his first ever UK tour, Fane Productions and Kilimanjaro present an evening with the bestselling, much-loved author and LGBT activist, Armistead Maupin.
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Wednesday, 23rd October 2019 - Wednesday, 23rd October 2019

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Wednesday, 13th November 2019 - Saturday, 16th November 2019

Kim KRewrites: The Marriage of Kim KA Mozart opera…a Kardashian musical…at the same time.
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Thursday, 3rd October 2019 - Saturday, 19th October 2019

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Wednesday, 18th March 2020 - Thursday, 19th March 2020

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Monday, 21st October 2019 - Tuesday, 22nd October 2019

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Friday, 11th October 2019 - Saturday, 12th October 2019

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