Coronavirus: Further to the 'Roadmap to Unlock' announced by the prime minister, The Lowry building will remain closed until at least Monday, 17 May. Click here to read some FAQs
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We Are 'See it Safely' Approved

We have been granted the use of Society Of London Theatre & UK Theatre’s ‘See It Safely’ mark. The mark certifies that we are complying with the latest Government and industry COVID-19 guidelines, to ensure the safety of our staff and audiences.

Our Venue

A friendly, creative & accessible place for everyone

Situated on the waterfront in MediacityUK we are really easy to get to from Manchester City Centre either via bus or tram with parking available in the Lowry Outlet Mall. We are fully accessible with step free access, lifts enabling to all floors and accessible toilets throughout.

Whether you’re in the area for the day with the family, visiting the galleries (home of one of the largest LS Lowry collections in the World) or attending a theatre performance, we can’t wait to welcome you to The Lowry!

Please note: Children under the age of 12 years must be accompanied by an adult at all times, throughout the venue.


We believe that our diverse programme of performing and visual arts should be accessible to anyone, and we aim to make everyone’s visit as easy as possible.

If you have any additional needs, or questions about your visit please get in touch by email or call the access line on 0161 876 2183. We will always try to accommodate requests and welcome any feedback about our access provision.


Find out more

Opening times

*Our opening times have changed due to the current coronavirus situation. Please visit our dedicated page for the latest information.*

Visit the FAQ page

Building Opening Times

We are open for all bank holidays except Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

Open daily at 10am.

Unless there is a theatre performance or significant public activity in the building, the building will close at 6pm.

Gallery Opening Times

We are open for all bank holidays except Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

Sun – Fri from 11am; Sat from 10am

Galleries close: 5pm daily

Meet Mr Lowry film: shown from 10am daily

Box Office Counter Opening Times

We are open for all bank holidays except Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

10am – 6pm Mon – Sun

When there are no shows in the theatre. Close 8pm on performance nights.

Pier Eight Opening Times

Pier Eight Restaurant is open for pre-theatre dining for Lyric & Quays Theatre shows.

Pier Eight Bar is open for food and drinks:

Mon – Fri from 5pm (and from 12pm when there is a matinee performance)

Sat – Sun from 12pm

Getting here

For information on travel tips, parking vouchers and transport links to The Lowry please visit ‘How to Get Here’.