Lowry Non-Stop 2018

Mon 30 July - Sun 2 September 2018 | 11am-4pm every day!

This summer, The Lowry’s non-stop month of family activities is back!
  • Dates Running: 02/09/2018
  • Venue: The Lookout, opposite our Galleries
  • Ages: All ages!

This performance is:

  • Accessible
  • Fun for families
  • Good for children
This summer, The Lowry’s non-stop month of family activities is back, and is celebrating the 100th anniversary of votes for women and taking inspiration from the artists Chantal Joffe and Lowry. Come along and join us in The Lookout for free drop-in workshops in the Galleries every day.

Throw in an exclusive daily ‘Free Dessert’ offer in our lively Pier Eight Restaurant and Bar, as well as the hugely popular The Ladybird Heard in our Quays Theatre and you have a fantastic welcome for families at The Lowry this summer! 

Schedule of Events

Storytelling and Drama

After listening to some exciting stories with strong female characters, why not create your own story?

Sun 5, 12, 19 & 26 August & Sun 2 September

Artist-Led Painting Workshop

Join artist Michelle Leigh for painting workshops every Wednesday inspired by our summer exhibition Chantal Joffe: Personal Feeling is the Main Thing.

Wed 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 August

Best of Lowry Non-Stop

Enjoy some of your favourite Lowry Non-Stop activities from previous years such as 'Lowry on Holiday' and 'The Space Race'.

Fri 3 August
Mon 6 August
Tue 14 August
Thu 23 August
Fri 31 August


Be inspired by women who made history and get making in the Lookout!

Tue 31 July
Thu 9 August
Fri 17 August
Mon 20 August
Tue 28 August


With a summer of Wimbledon and the World Cup, join us to play games and get crafty with some sports inspired making!

Thu 2 August
Fri 10 August
Tue 21 August
Thu 30 August

Friends and Family

Artists like LS Lowry and Chantal Joffe often paint their friends and family. Take a closer look at your family and friends by drawing their portraits!

Mon 30 July
Tue 7 August
Thu 16 August
Fri 24 August
Mon 27 August

Saturday Playhouse Superheroes 

Who is your superhero? Make comics, masks and get creative with your favourite heroes!

Sat 4, 11, 18, 25 August & Sat 1 September

Download the full schedule here