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The Lowry

The Quays | Pier 8, Salford M50 3AZ, England
+44 843 208 6000
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Great cheap theatre

Nice theatre and to say we were very close to the stage in the stalls the tickets were cheap (less... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Dan J
Sheffield, United Kingdom
via mobile
Acosta Danza "Debut"

I had seen "Faun" danced by Julio Torres and Yanelis Godoy of Acosta Danza at the Lowry earlier in... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Stockport, 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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  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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The Quays | Pier 8, Salford M50 3AZ, England
+44 843 208 6000

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nice theatre and to say we were very close to the stage in the stalls the tickets were cheap (less than £30 each)! Could maybe do with a repaint inside if i was being very picky. And more staff on the bars during the intervals...More

Thank Dan J
Reviewed 3 days ago

I had seen "Faun" danced by Julio Torres and Yanelis Godoy of Acosta Danza at the Lowry earlier in the year. The dancers and the choreography and music combined to create a stunning performance. I emediately bought a ticket for Acosta Danza's,"Debut" which I saw...More

Thank thomasjpm
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had both our Wedding ceremony and reception at the Lowry recently. Lucy the wedding co-ordinator was very helpful, friendly and efficient from the moment we made our first enquiry and throughout the entire planning of our wedding. Everyone commented that The Lowry was a...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Went to the exhibition for something to do on a Sunday afternoon and it was ideal. The Lowry Exhibition was informative and inspiring. There was a 20 minute video about his life where you really felt immersed in the culture of Salford, and then of...More

Thank EGST33
Reviewed 4 days ago

My friend and I recently watched Aladdin here. On entering the venue our bags were checked but the staff were polite and efficient causing us no delay. The venue is easy to navigate and the theatre itself is intimate. We were sat at the very...More

Thank tipppytoes
Reviewed 5 days ago

Strangely until last night I'd never been to a show here, and even the wider quays area I's always visited by tram. For a Sunday night show this wasn't an option though. The building itself is impressive although I hadn't realised it contained more than...More

Thank Martin H
Reviewed 5 days ago

We spent time at the Lowry "Museum" recently and enjoyed the experience immensely. Externally the building is highly distinctive and attractive; internally the building felt light, airy and practical (although we did not view the Theatre) Lowry's story is well told and there is an...More

Thank SnaithviaCardiff
Reviewed 5 days ago

This theatre is excellent and allows all guests to have a great view of the show. Quite intimate venue, good staggering of the chairs but not a lot of leg room. Could not cross legs over. There are bag checks at the door but attendants...More

Thank KLJ92
Reviewed 6 days ago

Saw comedian Jimeoin in the quays theatre at the weekend and it was brilliant. The intimate nature of the venue suited a stand-up show very well with excellent views available from every seat. The seating was comfortable and spacious enough even for a big guy...More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our visit from start to finish was really lovely. The staff were friendly and helpful, and the visual story for young children called 'Me' that we saw was excellent. The theatre also has an area set aside for children with tables, toys, paper and crayons...More

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TheLowrySalford, Manager at The Lowry, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review, we're really glad you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you again soon!

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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.