Trips are arranged under four exciting, curriculum-linked themes

Imagination and Curiosity – English and the Arts - Exploring the power of imagination and how it can be harnessed to change the world

People and the Planet – Science and Geography - Empowering young people to play an active role in creating a sustainable future

Breakthroughs and Discoveries – STEM and History - Investigating the moments of genius that have enabled humanity to progress

Journeys and Adventures – PSHE & Skills Development - Celebrating the broadening of horizons and stepping outside of your comfort zone

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The Lowry is a cross art form creative arts venue, with 3 theatres and an art gallery which houses the largest collection of LS Lowry works and a changing contemporary exhibition. The Lowry offers a wide range of curriculum focused workshops using the arts as a tool for deeper engagement. The Lowry has a visual art competition (The Copley Prize) and a creative writing competition (The Creative Writing Challenge) for Primary schools. The Lowry also offers a wide programme of targeted outreach work for both primary and secondary schools and has an in house Teachers Network that supports and informs their offer.

Exclusive Offer!

As part of The GBST, The Lowry is giving discounted rates for workshops. See more information below.

Don’t forget, if you are looking for help with funding the cost of your trip, you can apply for a bursary!

Venue resources

Amplification Toolkit PDF 0.88MB Download
Check List PDF 0.13MB Download
Parent Letter Template PDF 0.18MB Download
Risk Assessment PDF 0.12MB Download
Breakthroughs & Discoveries Content 7-11 ZIP 13.28MB Download
Breakthroughs & Discoveries Content 11-14 ZIP 13.35MB Download
School Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download
Student Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download
Imagination & Curiosity Content 7-11 ZIP 13.1MB Download
Imagination & Curiosity Content 11-14 ZIP 13.14MB Download
School Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download
Student Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download

Looking for a bursary to support your trip?

We know that funding a school trip isn’t always easy. If you are looking for help with costs, you can apply for the Great British School Trip bursary. This can help with the cost of travel or entry tickets to any Great British School Trip partner venue.

Simply fill in our bursary form and let us know how we might help.

Hero Offer!

Hero Offer!

Book the discounted rate for workshops on the website using the Salford Schools option on workshops and quote GBST on the notes section. Schools price tickets are available on the website or through their groups booking team

Workshop information available here and upcoming performances here.

Venue Details



Pier B, Salford, Manchester
M50 3AZ. England

Opening Hours

Varies - see website for details.