The Lowry

Plan Your Visit To The Lowry

Opening Times

Building Opening Times

Mon - Sun: 10am. Unless there is a theatre performance or significant public activity in the building, from Monday to Sunday the building will close at 6pm.

Please note: Children under the age 12 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Box Office Opening Times

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

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


Gallery Opening Times

Sun – Fri from 11am; Sat from 10am
Galleries close: 5pm daily
Meet Mr Lowry film: shown from 10am daily

Pier Eight Bar & Restaurant Opening Times

Pier Eight Restaurant is open for pre-theatre dining for Lyric & Quays Theatre shows, with our extended menu and opening on Thursday, Friday & Saturday evenings. Please check for availability.

Pier Eight Bar is open from 5pm until late every Thursday & Friday and 12pm until late every Saturday & Sunday, as well as pre-theatre (matinee & evenings) Monday to Wednesday. 

Adverse Weather

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 due to adverse weather.

Admittance to the theatre

The Lowry reserves the right to refuse admittance to any patron, including unaccompanied minors.

For family and children’s shows where there is a ‘babes in arms’ policy in place, patrons will be issued with a complimentary ticket for any under 2-year olds – who will be required to sit on the knee of a paying adult.

If the production does not have a specific babes in arms policy, children under two will not be admitted to any performance.
Should the babe-in-arms become restless and cause a disturbance, the parent/guardian will be requested to leave the auditorium with the child. We reserve the right to not re-admit.

Pushchairs may be stored free of charge in our cloakroom, or at The Quays Theatre, during performances. We cannot allow pushchairs, prams or baby car seats inside the theatre. 

Baby changing facilities are available throughout the building – please ask a member of staff for assistance. A limited number of booster seats are available on a first come, first served basis. Booster seats can only be used in the Stalls of both The Lyric and Quays Theatres.

Major Local Events

The Lowry is a proud neighbour to Manchester United, however on match days traffic can be much heavier in and around Salford Quays. Keep up to date with fixtures at Manchester United and Manchester City and if you are travelling to The Lowry on a match day, leave plenty of time for your journey.
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