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The Lowry

The Quays | Pier 8, Salford M50 3AZ, England
+44 843 208 6000
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A bit dated

Stayed here for just one night on business. In general it's a luxurious and stylish hotel. The... read more

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Concert at the Quays theatre

First time at the Quays theatre, after many visits to the larger Lyric theatre. This is a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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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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The Quays | Pier 8, Salford M50 3AZ, England
+44 843 208 6000

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stayed here for just one night on business. In general it's a luxurious and stylish hotel. The public areas are excellent and the staff attentive. Our room was also large and stylish. However some of the furniture was seriously worn. Even worse there were hardly...More

Thank Jangala
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

First time at the Quays theatre, after many visits to the larger Lyric theatre. This is a delightful, intimate setting for smaller concerts and other productions. Ground floor seats, as well as lower and upper tier seating. It has a resemblance to the Globe theatre,...More

Thank TonyMoores
Reviewed 3 days ago

It's a great venue big , spacious & comfortable . We went to see cover my tracks & the theatre was compact but comfortable & the acoustics were great . The price of the tickets were also very reasonable All in all a great location...More

Thank lamptechonthenet
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Lowry Theatre is a superb venue! Very friendly staff, excellent performances from a whole range of different genres. Bar area is easy to access. Transport well co-ordinated (Metrolink). If you miss the Media City tram from Cornbrook just get off at Harbour City on...More

Thank Jan D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My hubby and I had some View Cinema vouchers. We live not far from The Printworks in central Manchester and usually go there. Because we don't like paying for parking I looked on Trip Advisor and realised that the Lowry Cinema is a View AND...More

Thank Ruth A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here to see the Lowry display. didn't realise just how many pictures he did. Totally amazing experience.

Thank john h
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

1st time in the theatre and couldn't fault it. Bar plenty of choice and reasonable. Snacks as above. Toilets clean. Seat comfortable with great legroom. Nothing else to say other than I will return soon.

Thank Mayamoo13
Reviewed 1 week ago

We attended the mattinee performance of this excellent show and enjoyed every minute. The show is very cleverly written with lots of twists in the songs. Every member of the cast are good singers and the dancing is great to watch. Would recommend it ,...More

Thank aljosouth
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my grandchildren to see Jungle Book which was a real change from the norm and the children loved it.You do not need to go further for everything, shopping,meals, and the lovely helpful staff at the Lowry theatre.

Thank ROSSY137888
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had tickets for the Addams Family musical at The Lyric so decided to make a day of it and also visit both the Lowry exhibition and the Imperial War Museum. The building itself is impressive, it looks like a modern sculpture, especially at night....More

Thank LichfieldBoy
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June 30, 2017|
Response from shirley18155 | Reviewed this property |
We were on tier 3 and had fantastic views so I don't think you need to worry as your seats will be closer than what we were and we were happy hope that helps you c
May 11, 2017|
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Response from Heather M | Reviewed this property |
Hi I get the Tram from Manchester Piccadilly Train station but lots of stops in the city centre
April 3, 2017|
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Response from Leonie T | Reviewed this property |
Get the tram to Media City and walk across. It's a five minute walk, at most.