The Lowry

Salford, England

The Lowry is a unique event venue like no other.  Located only 2 miles away from Manchester City Centre, our creative venue sits at the heart of MediaCityUK, an international hub for technology, innovation and technology.

Nestled within our venue, you’ll find a large rage of flexible event spaces accommodating between 20 – 1730 delegates.  Buzzing with originality and creativity, The Lowry offers an inspiring backdrop to events that your guests will love.  We host hundreds of events a year, from conferences in our main theatre spaces to meetings, dinners, award ceremonies and launch events in our fantastic dedicated event spaces.  So whether you’re holding a conference for 1,730 or a small meeting for 20, you’ll be sure to find the perfect space within our vibrant venue.

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Event Spaces

Standing at the heart of The Lowry, The Lyric Theatre is a wonderful state of the art location for conferences and large meetings.

This vibrant theatre can be used as a standalone space or in conjunction with our other rooms if your event requires the use of multiple breakout spaces.

Capacity 1730 

The Lyric Theatre at The Lowry

The Quays Theatre provides an intimate theatre setting for up to 440 delegates.

The space is highly adaptable and can be transformed into a variety of seating and layout configurations including traditional stage end, catwalk, theatre in the round and flat floored.

Capacity: Theatre 440


The Compass Room is a spectacular self-contained space ideal for meetings, conferences, dinners and receptions.

The room has a unique circular shape and floor to ceiling windows, which come equipped with automatic black-out blinds.

A private bar and outside balcony space, complete with panoramic views of Salford Quays, will make your event unforgettable.

Capacity: Theatre 250 | Cabaret 120 | Dinner 220

Compass Room The Lowry

Conveniently located on the ground floor, Pier Eight features sleek, contemporary decor and panoramic waterside views.

It[s the perfect space for small daytime conferences, dinners, team meetings and; or used as break out space for larger conferences.

The space can be separated into two smaller spaces ideal for breakout rooms.

Capacity: Theatre 120 | Cabaret 60 | Dinner 100

Boardroom hire The Lowry

The Hexagon room is a bright and welcoming space. Its unique positioning offers views of the vibrant interior of The Lowry and wonderful views of the surrounding Quays. The space is accessed by a private bridge which also provides a unique area for catering or a drinks reception.  

Capacity: Theatre 100 | Cabaret 48 | Dinner 70

The Hexagon Room The Lowry

If you’re after an extraordinary venue to excite and enthuse, our Andrew and Zoe Law Galleries make an impact for dinner and drink receptions and provide a fabulous space for your delegates to mingle amongst the artworks.

Capacity: Dinners 80 | Receptions 200

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