Experiencing the bright lights of MediaCityUK at The Lowry

Relax and enjoy your special day

When you book your wedding at The Lowry, not only do you get a one of a kind venue but you also get the support and knowledge of our experienced team.

Your dedicated wedding co-ordinator will be your only point of contact up to the big day and will provide all the help and guidance you require to turn your dream day into a reality.

Nothing is too much trouble for us, so relax safe in the knowledge you’ll have the perfect day.

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Your Arrival

Picture of Ceri and Mark's Wedding at The Lowry

Make that head turning arrival as your wedding car sweeps around the venue and pulls up to take pride of place outside the front doors. 

You’ll arrive to find your dedicated event manager ready and waiting to guide you in to your big day. 

For those great photography moments your car can remain outside until after your ceremony.

Your Ceremony

With a variety of spaces licensed for weddings, you’ll be spoilt for choice for a stunning ceremony setting

Our venue houses three unique wedding ceremony spaces which are licensed with Salford Registry Office (link to Salford Registry Office) for wedding ceremonies, whether you want a private and intimate space with views of the water or panoramic views of MediaCityUK, you’ll be spoilt for choice for a stunning ceremony setting.

Picture of the Compass Room at The Lowry set for a wedding ceremony with white chair covers and white sashes

Compass Room

For the complete wow factor

Our largest ceremony space holds up to 150 guests. Glass walls give unrivalled views of MediaCityUK and Salford Quays. For a more intimate ceremony, choose to shut the blackout blinds and get married with the twinkle of our fairy lights and the romantic glow of candles in the background.

  • Capacity of up to 150 guests
  • Glass walls give unrivalled panoramic views of the surrounding areas
  • Neutral décor to suit any theme or colour scheme
Picture of the Hexagon Room at The Lowry set for a wedding ceremony with white chair covers and purple sashes

Hexagon Room

For an intimate celebration

Our Hexagon Room has romantic views of the surrounding Salford Quays. This tranquil room can seat up to 100 guests.

Access to the room is via a vibrant internal bridged walkway, a perfect place for your guests to meet before the ceremony and mingle afterwards.

  • Holds a maximum of 100 guests
  • The room is accessed by a private internal bridge
  • Tranquil waterside views
Picture of the Pier Eight room at The Lowry set for a wedding ceremony with white chair covers

Pier Eight Room

For a chic & stylish ceremony

Hold your ceremony in our Pier Eight room and you have an effortlessly elegant ceremony space.

With seating for up to 120 guests, the contemporary grey décor and waterside views provide a sophisticated feel to the room.

  • Seats a maximum of 120 guests
  • Contemporary and stylish atmosphere
  • Waterside views of the iconic Manchester ship canal Overview
Picture of the Compass room set for a wedding breakfast with a green and white floral display

Your Reception

Leave everything to us! Our Compass room really gives the wow factor to every single one of our weddings. The neutral décor means that it fits to any theme and colour scheme. Floor to ceiling windows give unrivalled views of the surrounding area and floods the room with light, setting the perfect atmosphere for your grand arrival as a married couple.


  • Our Compass Room can hold a maximum of 150 for a seated wedding breakfast and 200 for an evening reception
  • Glass walls give panoramic views of Salford Quays and MediaCityUK
  • Private wraparound balcony to enjoy those fantastic views
  • Bespoke canopy of fairy lights can be added for that extra wow factor
  • Table linen, glasses, crockery and tea lights on the table come as standard. White chair covers can also be included
  • Our experienced team will dress your tables with your home made or pre-purchased table centres and decorations

If you would like a smaller celebration then we also have the perfect spaces for you. Our Hexagon and Pier Eight spaces are tranquil and romantic spaces in which to celebrate your special day with your closest loved ones.

Your Evening

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After a truly unforgettable wedding day it’s time to carry on the party. Let your hair down, head to the dance floor and celebrate in style with your loved ones.

Once your evening guests have arrived it’s time to cut the cake, take to the floor as newlyweds for your first dance and party until late.

As the sun goes down, the lights of MediaCityUK switch on and provide a stunning backdrop through our glass walls. A private wraparound balcony allows for you and your guests to take in the views.

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Food & Drink

As it’s your special day you should have the complete freedom to choose what you would like for your wedding breakfast. Our wedding menus are designed for complete flexibility and we offer an extensive range of dishes to suit every taste and style.

All our catering is produced in-house and our dedicated team use fresh and locally sourced ingredients in every dish. If you’re after something a little bit different or a dish that is not on the menu, let us know and we will try our best to make it happen!

Contact our wedding co-ordinator to find out more about our menus.

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Photography Inspiration

Whilst your guests get to soak in the atmosphere of the venue, you’ll be able to get some truly stunning photographs both inside and outside of the building. Take advantage of the interior architecture and get some really artistic shots. Outside only moments away, you’ll find waterside avenues lined with trees and iconic buildings such as the BBC and ITV.

Here are some fantastic ideas and location spots for your wedding photography

Picture of A wedding drinks reception at The Lowry

Your drinks reception

Sip a glass of fizz & mix and mingle with your special guests. Whether you choose to get married in our venue or elsewhere, you will always be secured a private drinks reception in one of our dedicated areas. Our wedding co-ordinator will show you all these spaces during your show round of the venue.

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Experienced Staff

Throughout the day our experienced event manager will be on hand to act as your toast master, guiding your guests through the building and announcing you into the room. We pride ourselves on our service to our guests.

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Location & Travel

Only two miles away from Manchester City Centre, The Lowry is accessible by all forms of transport.  The nearby Metrolink station connects us to Manchester’s mainline railway stations and we are located just half a mile away from the M602.  A secure multi story car park is located only a few minutes’ walk away & we are able to offer discounted parking rates for your guests.

Picture of Ceri and Mark getting married at The Lowry


As a theatre, we do not have any accommodation on site, but we have an excellent selection of nearby hotels ranging from budget to four star.  Whatever your accommodation requirements are, you’ll be sure to find it.  Talk to us about the preferential rates we are able to offer.

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Wedding Enquiries

Please use this form to contact us about holding your wedding at The Lowry. Your enquiry will be sent to our events team and our experienced wedding co-ordinator will contact you as soon as possible to discuss your requirements. If your enquiry is urgent, please contact our wedding co-ordinator on 0161 876 2078.
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