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Your Access Requirements

The purpose of this section of the website is to ensure that visitors have a positive and enjoyable visit to The Lowry. We'd welcome feedback on any access issues or topics which you may want to contact us about.

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Our Values

We respect everyone who works in or uses The Lowry. We enjoy the eclectic mix of artistic opportunity The Lowry offers and reach out to help others get the most from The Lowry too.

  • We are ambitious to be the best, and are always looking for innovative ways to be so.
  • We work hard to succeed and to make sure visitors enjoy their Lowry experience.
  • We are always learning, because that’s the best way to meet our potential and have fun.

Pre-Visit

This website is a comprehensive, easy to use, accessible site, which allows patrons to view Lowry events and activities on line, visit The Lowry shop and much more.

The Lowry’s Audio season brochure is produced three times a year and contains details of all our forthcoming theatre and gallery events.
You can listen to the Audio Brochure here.

The Lowry's Large Print season brochure is available to download as a word document here.

All Lowry-produced print is available in large print format.
Please contact the Box Office for your copy. Call on 0843 208 6000.

We have 3 wheelchairs available for loan with a small returnable deposit. These can be booked through Box Office on 0843 208 6000. We advise wheelchair users to inform the Box Office when booking tickets for a theatre event in order to ensure all seating requirements are met.

Gallery sign

 

Lyric Theatre Signage

Personal Assistants

We offer complimentary theatre tickets to essential personal assistants but, unfortunately, we can't offer free tickets online, so please contact box office for details.

Call 0843 208 6000.

The Lowry building has accessible toilets and baby-changing facilities.

A dementia-friendly community is a city, town or village where people with dementia are understood, respected and supported and confident they can contribute to community life.

Find out more about The Lowry's work with Dementia Action Alliance here.

The Lowry is a private limited company registered in England and Wales (no. 3255905) and a registered charity (no. 1053962).

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