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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Recent Reviews:

  • Ruby c
    Bradford, United Kingdom
    Hugely interesting
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 6th November 2019
    Great gallery and fascinating to learn more about the man and his work. Also enjoyed the section on the film about Lowry and his mother starring Timothy Spall. Will definitely be looking out for that... Read full review
  • Lifeman
    Trip Type:
    Outstanding venue
    4 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 7th November 2019
    The L S Lowry exhibition is excellent and the building itself is iconic. Food in the various fast food type outlets is average. Didn't go in the restaurant. Read full review
  • Robert J
    The Marriage of Kim K
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 19th November 2019
    Went to see the musical/opera at the studio. Great venue , easy to find, staff all helpful and bar well staffed prior to the show and at the interval so no waiting for drinks. Only criticism was the... 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, 7th April 2020 - Sunday, 12th April 2020

Room on the BroomJump on board the broom with the witch and her cat in Tall Stories' fun-filled adaptation of Room on the Broom, the best-selling picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.
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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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Saturday, 18th April 2020 - Sunday, 19th April 2020

In The Night Garden LiveIgglepiggle, Upsy Daisy, Makka Pakka and friends are back in their brand new live show Igglepiggle’s Busy Day!
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Tuesday, 3rd December 2019 - Saturday, 11th 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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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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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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Monday, 22nd June 2020 - Friday, 26th June 2020

Daniel Healy as Guy and Emma Lucia as Girl - ONCE UK TourOnce The MusicalOne of the most celebrated musicals of all time, Once will embark on its first major UK tour from January 2020, making its Greater Manchester premiere at The Lowry from Mon 22 to Sat 27 June.
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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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Saturday, 21st March 2020 - Sunday, 22nd March 2020

The Tiger Who Came To TeaThe Tiger Who Came To TeaA musical play based on the book by Judith Kerr.
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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, 18th March 2020 - Thursday, 19th March 2020

Robert LepageRobert Lepage - 887Robert Lepage’s 887 will be a truly unique, unforgettable and uplifting experience and a rare chance to witness a true theatrical masterpiece.
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Tuesday, 18th February 2020 - Saturday, 22nd February 2020

Ghost storiesGhost StoriesAndy Nyman and Jeremy Dyson’s worldwide cult phenomenon Ghost Stories will thrill Salford for the first time ever, after a sell out West End run.
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Tuesday, 18th February 2020 - Sunday, 23rd February 2020

Sarah and DuckSarah & DuckThe enchanting world of Sarah and Duck is brought to life in a brand-new stage show, featuring the wonderful characters from the BAFTA award-winning CBeebies show.
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Monday, 2nd March 2020 - Saturday, 7th March 2020

The Last Temptation Of Boris JohnsonThe Last Temptation of Boris JohnsonThe smash hit play that sold out its London run returns for a U.K. tour!
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Friday, 29th November 2019 - Saturday, 30th November 2019

Nine LessonsNine Lessons and Carols For Curious PeopleFor the first time, this annual celebration of the curious and the creative, this variety night like no other, will be combining ideas, experiments, science, songs, comedy, poetry and more in Salford.
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Tuesday, 3rd December 2019 - Saturday, 7th December 2019

Peter Pan Goes WrongPeter Pan Goes WrongFollowing their multi award-winning success with The Play That Goes Wrong and The Comedy About A Bank Robbery, Mischief Theatre return with their riotous spin on a timeless classic, the West End smash hit Peter Pan Goes Wrong.
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Friday, 6th December 2019 - Sunday, 12th January 2020

The GruffaloThe Gruffalo's ChildFollow the Gruffalo’s Child on her adventurous mission in Tall Stories’ enchanting adaptation of the much-loved picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.
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Sunday, 24th November 2019 - Sunday, 24th November 2019

Will Self: A Life in WritingJoin cultural and political icon Will Self as he launches his memoir, Will, and opens up about his addiction and life as a young adult.
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Monday, 16th March 2020 - Monday, 16th March 2020

Tina TunerThe Tina Turner ExperienceCompletely live tribute to the multi-award winning legend. We don’t do lip sync or use backing tracks, our backing singers are not out of breath from dancing… nothing else will do but Simply The Best for you.
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Tuesday, 7th April 2020 - Saturday, 11th April 2020

The Kite RunnerThe Kite RunnerBased on Khaled Hosseini’s international bestselling novel, this haunting tale of friendship spans cultures and continents and follows one man’s journey to confront his past and find redemption.
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Tuesday, 21st January 2020 - Saturday, 25th January 2020

Band of GoldKay Mellor's Band of GoldA star-studded cast in the world premiere stage production of her multi-award winning TV series Band of Gold.
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Sunday, 26th January 2020 - Sunday, 26th January 2020

Morgan and WestMorgan & West: Unbelievable ScienceMorgan & West present captivating chemistry, phenomenal physics, and bonkers biology in this fun for all the family science extravaganza!
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Sunday, 24th November 2019 - Sunday, 24th November 2019

Shazia Mirza: CoconutStrap in for a hilarious and uplifting joyride into the art of survival in a world of crocodiles,coconuts, solitary confinement and alpha males.
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Tuesday, 26th November 2019 - Tuesday, 26th November 2019

The Little PrinceWelcome to the incredible story of the Little Prince, retold in this live show by a pilot stranded in the desert.
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Tuesday, 3rd November 2020 - Saturday, 7th November 2020

The Addams Family at The Lowry. Credit Matt Martin.The Addams Family MusicalThe Addams Family return to The Lowry.
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Tuesday, 31st March 2020 - Thursday, 2nd April 2020

The LowryThe Last of the Pelican DaughtersA dark comedy about a family trying to come to terms with their mother’s death.
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Tuesday, 17th December 2019 - Tuesday, 24th December 2019

SnowbabiesSnowbabiesChristmas time has just begun. Welcome Snowbabies to join the fun!
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Friday, 5th June 2020 - Saturday, 13th June 2020

Romeo and JulieRomeo and JulieTwo working-class eighteen year-olds raised a few streets apart, but from entirely different worlds, crash into first love and are knocked off their feet. 
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Monday, 16th December 2019 - Monday, 23rd December 2019

Audience at a comedy or theatre showAdam Kay - Twas The Nightshift Before ChristmasFollowing the million-selling success of This Is Going To Hurt, Adam Kay delves back into his diaries for a hilarious peek behind the blue curtain at Christmastime.
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Tuesday, 14th January 2020 - Saturday, 18th January 2020

An Inspector CallsAn Inspector CallsStephen Daldry’s multi award-winning production for the National Theatre of AN INSPECTOR CALLS returns after a sell-out London season and American tour.
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