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Our First Lowry

Our First Lowry

Free and discounted theatre tickets for Salford families

The Lowry is currently closed, and unfortunately we are unable to accept new applications to join Our First Lowry at the moment. If you have already joined, we will be in touch again upon re-opening with further information about when your first visit will take place. Please email if you have an urgent enquiry.


Do you have children under the age of 5?
Never been to a theatre performance at The Lowry as a family before?
Do you live in Salford?
Our First Lowry is for you!

Our First Lowry is designed to offer Salford families the chance to try coming to the theatre together for the first time. Membership lasts for one year, and you’ll be invited to three different family shows over the year. Tickets for your first two shows will be free, the third at a very discounted price.

How does it work?

March – June 2020: Registration is open for families to join Our First Lowry
June 2020: You will be invited to book free tickets your first show
August 2020: Come and enjoy your first show! (exact date tbc)
December 2020 / January 2021: Your second show (exact date tbc)
February / March 2021: Your third and final show (exact date tbc)

All the shows will be suitable for children under the age of 5.

How to register

Please email with the following information

Your name
Your address (including postcode)
Mobile phone number
The ages of your children

We will  then be in touch to confirm your membership and tell you what happens next. Registration will close at the end of June 2020.

Terms & Conditions

To be eligible for the scheme, you must be resident in the city of Salford, and have never booked for a children’s show at The Lowry before.

Free and discounted tickets are subject to availability, will only be available on the specified performance dates, and are not transferable.
A maximum of five free tickets for each OFL performance are available per member.
Tickets will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

All communication will be sent by email – please ensure you provides us with your email address.

By signing up to Our First Lowry, you will automatically become a member of Our Lowry, a separate membership scheme open to all Salford residents, and will receive offers to shows at The Lowry be text or email.

The Lowry is committed to protecting the privacy of our customers and suppliers in line with our Privacy Policy. You can unsubscribe from emails or texts at any time by following the links included in the messages or by emailing


What previous Our First Lowry members say

“it’s been such a treat to be able to take my four children to the theatre. Something I could never have done without this scheme”

“Staff were all so friendly, right from coming in to main entrance”

“The show was absolutely brilliant. My son had a great time, kept talking about it and asking to go back and watch it again”