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7. The Lowry Centre

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The Lowry Centre

Developed in the 1990's as part of the urban regeneration of the Salford docks, the Lowry Centre ascribes to the "all under one roof" school of cultural industry. It's a philosophy that works well, with the Lowry's mix of theatres, workshops and travelling exhibitions attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors per year. There is also a good selection of cafe's and a bookshop, not to mention a permanent display of L.S. Lowry's paintings.
 
The Lowry Address:
The Lowry
Pier 8
Salford Quays
M50 3AZ
England, UK

The Lowry Opening Times:
The building
Unless there is a theatre performance or significant public activity in the building, from Tuesday to Saturday inclusive the building will close at 8pm. On Sunday and Monday the building will close at 6.00pm

Box Office
Monday to Saturday, 9.30 am to 8.00 pm
Sunday, 10.00 am to 8.00 pm

Counter
Monday to Saturday, 10.00 am to 8.00 pm
Sunday and Bank Holiday Mondays, 10.00 am to 6.00 pm (8.00pm on performance nights)
 
Galleries
Sunday to Friday, open from 11.00 am
Saturday, open from 10.00 am
Closes at 5.00 pm daily

Gift Shops
Open daily from 10.00 am to 5.30 pm

Closure times may vary according to the theatre schedule.

The Terrace Cafe bar
Open from 11.30 am

The Tower Coffee Shop
Open daily from 10.00am

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

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

The Restaurant & Terrace Cafe Bar
Open for lunch daily from 12.00 pm to 3.00 pm and in the evening for pre-theatre dinner from 5.00 pm to 45 minutes before curtain up. Closed when there is no theatre performance. Pre-booking is advised for evening dinner call +44 (0)161 876 2121

Bank Holidays
On Bank Holidays when there is no theatre performance or major activity in the building, the Lowry closes at 5.00 pm

The Lowry Admission:
Admission to Galleries is free,tickets must be purchased from the counter of box office for the theatre and othre performances.
 
T  +44 (0)870 787 5780

F  +44 (0)161 876 2001

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