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Address: Pier 8 | Salford Quays, Salford M50 3AZ , England
Phone Number: 0843 208 6000
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
Description: Situated on the waterside at the heart of The Quays, The Lowry is a...
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.
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Impressive development with good shops,lots of restaurants.Easy access on tram...Very clean toilets in shopping centre.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Impressive development with good shops,lots of restaurants.Easy access on tram...Very clean toilets in shopping centre.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Great place to visit.. "The Lowry Centre".. lots to do great location. Theatre, cinema, war museum and the shopping centre.. very easy to locate from Manchester.. taxi point right outside.. plus bars and food outlets.. keep up to date with who and what is on.. you will be amazed ...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Theatre is beautiful and staff were incredibly lovely. There was even a post show chat with the company after the performance which was great. Genuinely would like to visit again soon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Entertaining, facilitating, and architecturally jaw dropping! As well as the main stage shows, the keys stage also hosts grand brilliant shows. Hats off to the Lowry for giving a platform to less mainstream performers.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This architectural masterpiece is beautifully constructed both inside and out. At night it has a magical feeling and a warm glow to it. The interior of the main foyer is modern and classy. The staff: the staff that I encountered at all areas of this amazing theatre were very helpful, cheery and always happy to talk. One of the best... More 

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Mold, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

It has the iconic Lowry paintings which are really good and worth seeing - plus more of his work which gives a wider context. well worth seeing. (Couldn't say the same for adjoining exhibition of giant ants though 😏.)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Had a most enjoyable visit to our favourite artists gallery. Regretfully we saw the original works, confirming that ours are mere copies! Very informative and a real insight as to why he did what he did and why. There is no charge other than a strong recommendation about £3 donation per adult which was excellent value for Money. Super place,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

I visited this theatre with my Mum to see the Birmingham Royal Ballet's performance of Coppelia - which was incredible. Having visited several theatres previously, I felt it was important to review this venue. It is by far the comfiest venue I have visited, the leg room was fantastic - although I was on the front row of the upper... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

The L S Lowry Gallery at the Lowry at Salford Quays is a small gallery dedicated to the works of this iconic painter. The gallery contains pencil sketches, portraits, seascapes and the well known Northern industrial scenes. The gallery gives a fresh and comprehensive retrospective of the artist's work. Entrance is nominally free, but visitors are strongly encouraged to make... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

A wonderful modern theatre in Salford at the Lowry Centre. The Lyric Theatre is the biggest of the two theatres inside of the huge Lowry Centre. It hosts many amazing plays, musicals and many other entertainment options. I have been to see two National Theatre productions here which include the amazing War Horse and recently the Curious incident of the... More 

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