The real-life Greater Manchester locations that inspired L.S Lowry’s work

Laurence Stephen Lowry is a cultural icon in Greater Manchester, most famous for his simple depictions of hectic industrial scenes, hailing from Stretford and spending most of his life in the region. Anyone living in the north west of England will have struggled to avoid the impact of his art, with various buildings and landmarks […]

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Comedian Dara O’Briain takes numerous pops at himself in energetic Lowry Theatre show

Irishman Dara O’Briain walked out with boundless energy, recounting funny tales that mainly took shots at himself in the first of three nights at the Lyric Theatre O’Briain returned to Salford last Thursday in the middle of his current stand-up tour. The crowd lapped up such tales of how he acts as a parent and […]

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Fighting digital poverty: Creative care kits for kids in Salford

Young people in Salford are being given free activity packs in a new initiative led by the Lowry in the city. The kits are full of activities which are split into three themes: Being in the World, Being Myself, and Being the Change.  The scheme was created and funded by the Greater Manchester Combined Authority […]

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