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The Lowry

| Pier 8, Salford Quays, Salford M50 3AZ, England
+44 843 208 6000
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This Gallery had a very large and good range of paintings and sketches by LS Lowrey. It also... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Perth, Australia
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Shirley Valentine

Evening out with my husband. We saw Jody Prenger playing Shirley Valentine. Jody was amazing... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Preston, 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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| Pier 8, Salford Quays, Salford M50 3AZ, England
+44 843 208 6000
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This Gallery had a very large and good range of paintings and sketches by LS Lowrey. It also currently has a good photographic exhibition taken of the artist and his surroundings. This gave a good insight into an introverted / depressed type of man ....More

Thank JoCoJin
Reviewed yesterday

Evening out with my husband. We saw Jody Prenger playing Shirley Valentine. Jody was amazing. Playing every part, all the accents and voices. Learning all those lines and the performance made you feel part of Shirley's life. We had an amazing time. Go and see...More

Thank Chrizt1n3
Reviewed 2 days ago

Just across from the IWM the Lowry complex houses a gallery and theatres. The gallery is good showcasing the largest collection of work by Lawrence Stephen Lowry. The staff on counter that day at the gallery were a touch in your face about asking for...More

Thank FlorianFY
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The gallery itself is fantastic! The collection of paintings and drawings are stunning but the main reason for my review is to sing the praises of a member of staff! Antony can only be described as a customer service extraordinaire! He oozes passion for lowry...More

Thank peachesnowflakes
Reviewed 3 days ago

We held our summer wedding here in June 2017 and honestly I couldn't reccommend it enough- it's perfect for any occassion but as a wedding venue it's unique, modern and breathtaking. Now I know you're all probably thinking a theatre for a wedding venue is...More

Thank Kirsty C
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you are choosing seats don't go for the very front seats in row C as there is no leg room and you are distracted by the orchestra pit.

Thank StuartRon
Reviewed 4 days ago

We held our wedding at the Lowry Theatre and Gallery in the spring of 2017. I'm sure that no-one writes a negative review about their own wedding venue, but we had such an amazing day at the Lowry - and the organisation and impressiveness of...More

Thank AD_LDN
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great gallery of lorry life and times. Free admission and free talks. Great building. Required visit for art lovers. Recommended for architecture fans. well worth a visit for all

Thank William C
Reviewed 1 week ago

beautiful building !!!! we went here for soap awards 2017 ALL STAFF WERE VERY FRIENDLY , we had a very memorable evening here thoroughly enjoyed ourselves wasnt any pushing shuving lovely bar area on 1st floor snack /coffee shop on ground floor. decor is lovely...More

Thank shirley18155
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Transport connection by tram from the centre of Manchester to Salford Quays excellent. The theatre had a lot of restaurants and bars as part of the outlet mall nearby for pre/post theatre drink or food. The theatre was busy so if you need to pick...More

Thank Jochiminh
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can i get a tram to the Lowry from schude hill if not where from. in central Manchester?
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
How do I get there by public transport >
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.