The Lowry

Located on the waterfront at Salford Quays, The Lowry plays host to a variety of performing and visual arts. It attracts close to one million visitors each year and is one of the most popular visitor destinations in North West England.

HD video of a walk around Salford Quays (includes The Lowry)

The Lowry has two main theatres and a studio for the performing arts. The Lyric Theatre seats 1,730 while the smaller Quays Theatre has a capacity of 440. The Studio can accommodate up to 150. Seating plans for all performance areas are available on the official website.

The Lowry Theatre at Salford Quays
The Lowry

The theatres host a vibrant and varied schedule of performances; almost 1,000 each year. The programme includes opera, ballet, drama, musicals, dance, comedy, lectures, music, and Christmas shows. World and UK premiers are common.

Tickets for performances at the Lowry can be purchased online from the official website and third party ticketing websites such as Ticketmaster. They can also be bought over the telephone by calling the box office on 0343 208 6000. Booking fees apply for tickets purchased online or over the phone.

Entrance to the Lyric Theatre at The Lowry, Salford, Greater Manchester
Entrance to the Lyric Theatre

Tickets can also be purchased in person from the box office. It is open every day of the week. Opening times are 10 am to 8 pm (6 pm on days when there are no performances scheduled).

Discounted tickets are available for children, students, the disabled, seniors, and unemployed. Salford residents enjoy special discounts and can even qualify for free tickets.

The gallery here houses the largest collection of paintings and drawings by LS Lowry. It comprises over 400 works. Admission is free but donations are appreciated.

The Pier Eight restaurant enjoys a fantastic waterside setting and is open for lunch and pre-theatre dinner. Other facilities include several bars, a coffee shop, and gift shop.

The Lowry is located at the heart of Salford Quays (Pier 8, postcode M50 3AZ).

The Lowry
The Lowry

Visitors travelling to the Lowry by car should leave the M60 motorway at Junction 12 and take the M602, signposted for Salford and Manchester city centre. At the end of the M602 take the A5063 to Salford Quays and then follow the brown tourist signs to the Lowry.

There’s a drop-off zone adjacent to the main entrance. Parking is available at the multi-storey car park at Quayside (postcode M50 3AH). It is just a short walk away. Ticketholders enjoy discounted parking rates.

Lowry Outlet Mall, Quayside Car Park - Parking for The Lowry Theatre at Salford Quays
Quayside Mall Car Park

The nearest Metrolink station to the Lowry is MediaCityUK. Trams run from Manchester city centre.

Buses to The Lowry include the number 50 service from Didsbury. Stops on the way to Salford Quays include Manchester city centre, Salford Central Train Station, and Salford Crescent Train Station.

Other attractions in the area include the Imperial War Museum North, Quayside MediaCityUK, Vue Manchester Quayside, Old Trafford (Manchester United Museum and Tour), and MediaCityUK (BBC tours). All are within walking distance.

Almost three quarters of visitors to The Lowry live outside the Salford/Manchester area. Hotels nearby are listed at the end of this page.

Events - What's On - The Lowry

A selection of upcoming shows and events at The Lowry are listed below. Tickets can be purchased here.

DateEvent
Friday 9th December 2022 8:00 pmClinton Baptiste: Clinton Vs Ramone
Monday 12th December 2022 7:30 pmThe Ocean at the End of the Lane
Wednesday 14th December 2022 7:30 pmThe Ocean at the End of the Lane
Thursday 15th December 2022 2:00 pmThe Ocean at the End of the Lane
Friday 16th December 2022 7:30 pmThe Ocean at the End of the Lane
Saturday 17th December 2022 2:00 pmThe Ocean at the End of the Lane
Saturday 17th December 2022 7:30 pmThe Ocean at the End of the Lane
Tuesday 20th December 2022 2:00 pmThe Ocean at the End of the Lane
Tuesday 20th December 2022 7:30 pmThe Ocean at the End of the Lane
Wednesday 21st December 2022 7:30 pmThe Ocean at the End of the Lane
Thursday 22nd December 2022 2:00 pmThe Ocean at the End of the Lane
Thursday 22nd December 2022 7:30 pmThe Ocean at the End of the Lane
Friday 23rd December 2022 2:00 pmThe Ocean at the End of the Lane
Friday 23rd December 2022 7:30 pmThe Ocean at the End of the Lane
Saturday 24th December 2022 2:00 pmThe Ocean at the End of the Lane
Tuesday 27th December 2022 2:00 pmThe Ocean at the End of the Lane
Tuesday 27th December 2022 7:30 pmThe Ocean at the End of the Lane
Wednesday 28th December 2022 7:30 pmThe Ocean at the End of the Lane
Thursday 29th December 2022 2:00 pmThe Ocean at the End of the Lane
Thursday 29th December 2022 7:30 pmThe Ocean at the End of the Lane
Friday 30th December 2022 2:00 pmThe Ocean at the End of the Lane
Friday 30th December 2022 7:30 pmThe Ocean at the End of the Lane
Saturday 31st December 2022 2:00 pmThe Ocean at the End of the Lane
Tuesday 3rd January 2023 7:30 pmThe Ocean at the End of the Lane
Wednesday 4th January 2023 7:30 pmThe Ocean at the End of the Lane
Thursday 5th January 2023 2:00 pmThe Ocean at the End of the Lane
Thursday 5th January 2023 7:30 pmThe Ocean at the End of the Lane
Friday 6th January 2023 7:30 pmThe Ocean at the End of the Lane
Saturday 7th January 2023 2:00 pmThe Ocean at the End of the Lane
Saturday 7th January 2023 7:30 pmThe Ocean at the End of the Lane
Sunday 8th January 2023 2:00 pmThe Ocean at the End of the Lane
Sunday 22nd January 2023 7:30 pmHarry Hill: Pedigree Fun
Wednesday 25th January 2023 7:00 pmThe Classic Rock Show 2023
Thursday 26th January 2023 7:30 pmJason Fox Life At the Limit
Sunday 29th January 2023 7:30 pmQueen Extravaganza
Thursday 2nd February 2023 7:30 pmPrue Leith: Nothing In Moderation
Thursday 16th February 2023 8:00 pmDara O' Briain: So...Where Were We?
Friday 17th February 2023 8:00 pmDara O' Briain: So...Where Were We?
Friday 17th February 2023 8:00 pmTroy Hawke - Sigmund Troy'd
Saturday 18th February 2023 8:00 pmDara O' Briain: So...Where Were We?
Saturday 18th February 2023 8:00 pmTom Houghton - Absolute Shambles
Thursday 23rd February 2023 8:00 pmRay Bradshaw: Deaf Com 1
Sunday 26th February 2023 8:00 pmMike Bubbins: Throwback
Sunday 5th March 2023 8:00 pmLloyd Griffith: One Tonne of Fun
Sunday 19th March 2023 8:00 pmMichelle De Swarte - Moved
Friday 24th March 2023 10:30 amHEY DUGGEE - The Live Theatre Show
Friday 24th March 2023 2:00 pmHEY DUGGEE - The Live Theatre Show
Saturday 25th March 2023 10:00 amHEY DUGGEE - The Live Theatre Show
Saturday 25th March 2023 1:00 pmHEY DUGGEE - The Live Theatre Show
Saturday 25th March 2023 3:30 pmHEY DUGGEE - The Live Theatre Show
Sunday 26th March 2023 10:00 amHEY DUGGEE - The Live Theatre Show
Sunday 26th March 2023 1:00 pmHEY DUGGEE - The Live Theatre Show
Sunday 26th March 2023 3:30 pmHEY DUGGEE - The Live Theatre Show
Saturday 1st April 2023 8:00 pmJoe Wells - I Am Autistic
Monday 3rd April 2023 7:30 pmThe Magical Music of Harry Potter
Saturday 15th April 2023 8:00 pmEshaan Akbar: The Pretender
Saturday 15th April 2023 8:00 pmJayde Adams : Men I Can Save You
Sunday 16th April 2023 8:00 pmEmmanuel Sonubi: Emancipated
Saturday 22nd April 2023 8:00 pmKevin James Thornton
Tuesday 9th May 2023 7:30 pmStrictly Come Dancing the Professionals 2023
Wednesday 10th May 2023 2:00 pmStrictly Come Dancing the Professionals 2023
Wednesday 10th May 2023 7:30 pmStrictly Come Dancing the Professionals 2023
Sunday 21st May 2023 7:30 pmPhil Wang: Wang in There, Baby!
Sunday 21st May 2023 8:00 pmSimon Brodkin: Screwed Up
Sunday 28th May 2023 7:30 pmCarrie Hope Fletcher - an Open Book
Saturday 17th June 2023 8:00 pmMy Therapist Ghosted Me
Sunday 29th October 2023 7:30 pmFoil Arms & Hog
Friday 15th March 2024 6:30 pmDiversity
Saturday 16th March 2024 1:30 pmDiversity
Saturday 16th March 2024 6:30 pmDiversity

More events may be listed on the official Lowry website (see the information section at the end of this page).

Nearby Attractions

Tourist attractions and things to do near The Lowry include:

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Nearby Hotels

Hotels near The Lowry include:

  • Holiday Inn Manchester - MediaCityUK (0.2 miles)
  • Holiday Inn Express Manchester - Salford Quays (0.3 miles)
  • AC Hotel Manchester Salford Quays (0.6 miles)

Nearby Metrolink Stations

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Map

Map showing location of The Lowry.

Map showing location of The Lowry

Details

The Lowry

Address and postcode
Pier 8, Salford Quays
Salford
Greater Manchester
United Kingdom
M50 3AZ

Visit The Lowry Website

Reviews and Additional Information

  1. Have booked tickets again this time to see Matthew Bourne Cinderella. Was more than disappointed to see this ballet televised over Christmas! My tickets for March 2018 cost £90. Surely this is not right. Feel robbed!

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