The Lowry

Pier 8, Salford Quays, Salford (Greater Manchester) M50 3AZ Map · Telephone · Website
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About The Lowry

Situated along Manchester’s traditional shipping canal, The Lowry is a unique wedding venue in Salford in the North West of England. This waterfront venue is home to a not-for-profit theatre and event space that champions the performing arts. The dedicated team welcomes to-be-weds looking to celebrate their day against the backdrop of a thriving creative centre. Here, contemporary architecture and artistic accents blend with traditional elements, and all three function rooms offer panoramic views of Salford Quays and the famous MediaCityUK buildings.

Facilities and Capacity

Couples seeking a memorable destination for their wedding day will appreciate this world-class arts centre. There are three ceremony spaces to choose from, each offering tranquil vistas of the waterfront. Whether you are planning a micro wedding for 20 loved ones or a grand reception for 200, The Lowry has something to offer everyone. Pier Eight and The Hexagon Room are ideal for intimate gatherings, private dining parties, and low-key celebrations. For larger affairs, The Compass Room is the standout event space at The Lowry and is suitable for seated wedding breakfasts for 150 patrons. Circular in shape with lofty ceilings, full-length windows, and muted, modern decor, this is a splendid place in which to throw a party to remember.

Services Offered

The dedicated team at The Lowry strives to make each and every event unique and unforgettable. The in-house coordinator will collaborate and learn about your vision and personal tastes. You can arrange an initial meeting with the team to begin your wedding journey. From decor and design to floor plans and menu creation, they will take you through every step of the process. On-site catering is provided by talented chefs who use locally-sourced, seasonal ingredients to produce British-inspired cuisine. As can be expected at a theatrical venue, their dishes are presented in an artistic, visually-stunning fashion. Experienced bartenders and serving staff are on hand to ensure that your guests are tended to and events run smoothly from start to finish.

Location

The Lowry is nestled amidst Manchester’s docklands, an innovative area that champions modern architecture while retaining its authentic, historic character. Manchester city centre is two miles away and the venue is not far from bars, restaurants, hotels, and shopping districts. The M602 and Metrolink station are close by, making this a convenient destination for your friends and family.

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51 Reviews for The Lowry

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  • Quality of the Service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value for Money 5.0
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  • Sarah

    Sarah · Married on 10/09/2021

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    What more could we ask for??

    My husband and I had the best day ever and everything went just the way we wanted it. The rooms were stunning and the food was amazing. All the guests commented on the quality of food as sometimes wedding food can be hit and miss, but this was absolutely a hit. Everyone loved the venue and commented how different it was to anywhere else where they have been before - amazed that a city could provide such a beautiful venue and view.

    The day couldn't have gone the way it did without Olivia and Bobby. From the day before, to the setting up on the Friday, right up till kick out time they went above and beyond to make sure everything happened exactly how it should do. They both made any potential stressful things be all fine and were there whenever we needed anything.

    Thank you so much for providing such a brilliant place for us to have a brilliant day/night. It really made the day that extra bit special so thank you once again.

    Sent on 24/09/2021
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    Matt · Married on 20/05/2019

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    Best wedding ever

    We celebrated our wedding in the Lowry Theatre. Myself and my partner could not recommend the venue and the staff enough.
    The Compass room provides a lovely environment in the day turning into spectacular views in the evening. It is a unique place in the heart of Greater Manchester, the fact it has catering on site means the food quality is amazing, and the bar staff kept the drinks flowing.

    Sent on 23/07/2019
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    Chris · Married on 05/05/2019

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    We had the best day

    Thank you so much for helping to organise our wedding. We had the best day and the staff were absolutely amazing! Everything seemed seamless and nothing was too much trouble. I had so many comments from my friends and family on the quality of service and also how nice the food was! Tracey was amazing and unfortunately I don’t remember the names of the DMs in the evening, or the amazing bar staff, but they were also spot on! I cannot express enough how happy we both were with the venue and the whole day.

    Sent on 07/05/2019

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The Lowry FAQ

  • Venue Type:
    Landmark
    Civil Ceremony Licence
    In the City
  • Dining Options:
    Seated Meal Facilities
    Corkage Option
    Allows Private Catering
    Alcohol Licence
    Buffet Meal Facilities
    In House Catering
  • Evening Entertainment:
    Dance Floor
    Entertainment Licence
    Live Band Facilities
    Evening Reception Facilities
    DJ Facilities
  • Venue Staff Assistance:
    Master of Ceremonies/ Toastmaster
    Wedding Coordinator
  • Other Features:
    Disabled Facilities
    Car Parking
    Confetti Permitted

Map

  • Pier 8, Salford Quays Salford (Greater Manchester) M50 3AZ
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