The Lowry

People viewing 'Going to the Match' painting

28th November 2022 | By Thomas Markham

‘It’s Coming Home’: Iconic Lowry painting returns to public gallery after record-breaking sale

Mesmerised Mancunians traveled in their droves to see L.S Lowry’s ‘Going to the Match’ as the painting is rehung in The Lowry Art Gallery. The...

LS Lowry Going to the Match 1953 Professional Footballers’ Association, on loan to The Lowry Collection, Salford © The Estate of L.S. Lowry. All Rights Reserved, DACS 2015

26th October 2022 | By Thomas Mansbridge

Lowry successfully bids £7.8m to keep Going to the Match painting

Featured Image - LS Lowry Going to the Match 1953 Professional Footballers’ Association, on loan to The Lowry Collection, Salford - The Estate of L.S. Lowry. All Rights Reserved, DACS 2015

Venture Arts

1st March 2022 | By Megan Traviss

In conversation with Venture Arts: the Manchester charity with a mission to empower disabilities within the arts

The Northern Quota sat down for a chat with Venture Arts’ project manager, Sarah Boulter. Sarah has worked with Venture Arts for a year and...


9th February 2022 | By Keiron Watkin

Exhibition of comic illustrations depicting underrepresented groups being held at the Lowry

An exhibition for comic illustrations depicting representations of marginalised people will be held at the Lowry. The exhibition, entitled Stories For Us, is centred on works...


2nd October 2020 | By George Crafer

Uncertainty remains over jobs at the Lowry despite Nightingale court deal with Ministry of Justice

The Lowry theatre’s contract with the Ministry of Justice to become a Nightingale court has been described as a “breather” rather than as a permanent solution...


8th November 2018 | By Katherine Relton-Grice

Review: Calendar Girls the Musical exposes the reality of grief

The award-winning production Calendar Girls the Musical takes to the stage at The Lowry as part of a nine-month UK tour. Co-written by Gary Barlow...


3rd February 2018 | By nq_admin

Lowry review: One man and his dad and the heartbreak of Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s is something that touches us all in one way or another, whether affecting a family member or a friend. It’s a very prominent problem in our daily...


2nd February 2018 | By nq_admin

Review: Hamlet at The Lowry, Salford Quays

Compared to the repetitive versions I’ve seen of Hamlet, Paapa Essiedu’s spectacular performance is breathtaking, giving the needed colour to the role of Hamlet. Being...


22nd January 2018 | By nq_admin

Review: SpaceTime Helix @ The Lowry

Who would have thought that a piece of string, a light, and a controller could be some mesmerising? Well, that’s SpaceTime Helix in a nutshell. The...


15th December 2017 | By nq_admin

Review: The Gruffalo at The Lowry

Take a stroll through the deep dark wood with Mouse in Tall Stories’ magical, musical adaptation of the classic picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Searching for...


11th December 2017 | By nq_admin

Review: Around the World in 80 Days at The Lowry

The mysterious and fabulously wealthy Phileas Fogg wagers his life’s fortune that he can circumnavigate the globe in just 80 days with his assistant Passepartout....


29th November 2017 | By nq_admin

Review: Elf the Musical at The Lowry

Sequins, snow, the North Pole and a whole lot of singing, what more do you want from a musical? Based on the wonderful 2003 hit...


28th November 2017 | By nq_admin

Review: Gok Wan Naked and Baring All at The Lowry

From growing up on a Leicester council estate, to to becoming one of the country’s most recognised faces, Gok Wan has had a career that...


16th November 2017 | By nq_admin

Review: Medusa at The Lowry

Proper Job Theatre’s performance of Medusa casts a light on everything we’ve been afraid to talk about, until now. Writer Helen Mort creates an entirely...

Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time

26th January 2017 | By nq_admin

Review: Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time

Adapted by Simon Stephens from the best-selling novel by Mark Haddon, Curious Incident tells the story of a young 15-year-old boy named Christopher. Christopher suffers from Aspergers. The...