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Opening Hours at The Lowry

The Lowry Building and Bridge

The show will go on!

Should we see adverse weather on the day of any performance at The Lowry, the show will continue as normal. Due to the nature of our agreements with the producers who bring their shows to The Lowry, we are not able to offer any refunds or ticket exchanges outside of our normal policy (see standard terms and conditions) due to adverse weather. Galleries opening times may vary, but please check this page for the most up-to-date information.

The Building

Unless there is a theatre performance or significant public activity in the building, from Monday to Sunday the building will close at 6pm. Admission is free.

Christmas Opening Hours 2016

Christmas Opening Times
Sat 24 December: 10am-6pm
Sun 25 December: CLOSED
Mon 26 December: From Midday
New Year's Eve: 10am-6pm
New Year's Day: CLOSED

Box Office

Phones (0843 208 6000) 
9.30am - 8pm Mon - Sat
10am - 8pm Sun

10am - 6pm Mon - Sun when there are no shows in the theatre. Close 8pm on performance nights.

The Galleries - Admission is FREE

Main Galleries 
Open: Sun - Fri 11am; Sat 10am.
Close: Closing times daily 5pm.

Late Night Gallery Openings
The Galleries will be open until 7.30pm on the following nights during 2015:
Sat 5 December - Showing in the theatre: Snow White and Lord of the Flies

Christmas Opening Hours 2016

Sat 24 December 10am-5pm
Sun 25 December CLOSED
Mon 26 Decemer 12pm - 5pm
New Year's Eve: 10am - 5pm
New Year's Day: CLOSED

Please support The Lowry by making a donation when you visit. Your contribution will be used to support the conservation and display of the LS Lowry collection.

Gift Shop

Open daily from 10am to the start of the performance in the Lyric Theatre, usually 7.30pm. When there is no performance in the Lyric Theatre the shop will close at 5pm.

Eat and Drink

Pier Eight Restaurant and Bar
Open for lunch daily from 12pm - 3pm and in the evening for pre-theatre dinner from 5pm - 7pm. Closed when there is no theatre performance. Pre-booking is advised for evening dinner call 0161 876 2121.

Tower Coffee Shop
Open daily from 10am.

Lyric Circle Bar
Open for pre-show and interval drinks.

Quays Theatre Bar
Open for pre-show and interval drinks.

Bank Holidays

On Bank Holidays when there is no theatre performance or major activity in the building, The Lowry will close at 5pm.

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