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The Lowry

| Pier 8, Salford Quays, Salford M50 3AZ, England
+44 843 208 6000
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Hexagon Room private hire

I hired the hexagon room for my birthday party, and would highly recommend it. The staff were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
snigglybear
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Excellent venue

Went to Jane McDonald concert and was very impressed with the lowry as a venue. Very stylish modern... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Paulsmithcasty
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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
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I hired the hexagon room for my birthday party, and would highly recommend it. The staff were great, both in the planning of the event and in managing it on the night. Everyone was really flexible and accommodating, and it worked brilliantly.

Thank snigglybear
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to Jane McDonald concert and was very impressed with the lowry as a venue. Very stylish modern exterior and interior. Excellent toilet facilities and helpful friendly staff. Very comfortable seating and good acoustics.

Thank Paulsmithcasty
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely fantastic. Just good old fashioned slap stick for all the family. My face and sides hurt because I was laughing so much. Would highly recommend.

Thank Gillian B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been here many times now and each visit is as pleasant as the last. They have varied shows and the theatre itself is always clean and tidy with the most helpful staff :)

Thank CleverPickle44
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Lowry is quite easy to find, just a short distance from the M602. By rail it’s possible to get a ticket which includes the tram to Media City, which is just a short walk from the theatre. However, for an evening show, going by...More

Thank Rob K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great venue for the awards and great service from those working there Great event in a great location Loved the fact your wine glass didn't quite get empty before people topped it up haha. Not sure that you'd get the same treatment for a children's...More

Thank Iain K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ok venue...with the fabulous restaurant Pier Eight inside - but not my favourite theatre due to the seating...looooong rows of seats, so if you're in the middle, and need to leave your seat for obvious reasons (!) there's a lot of 'Excuse me's...' to say...nothing...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were sat near the back of the stalls. Good view though I suggest the seating needs to be more sloped. Parking is not cheap. passionate helpful staff ensure you will have a good time

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did see Chitty Chitty Bang Bang here. The theatre looks nice, the show was great and the seats are well. During the pause, we had to find the right bar to pay our beers with a card.

Thank BastiaanBS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely location, staff were very helpful and very friendly. The seats were very comfy, toilets were very clean. Sound quality was very good. Perfect place to hold this sort of entertainment event. Hopefully will hold this event again next year will definitely come again.

Thank Michelle M
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bigwebby1969
can i get a tram to the Lowry from schude hill if not where from. in central Manchester?
12 May 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
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PETER R
How do I get there by public transport >
3 April 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.
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