Visit the Lowry for a showcase of digital art, a one-to-one trapeze show and more this weekend. On Saturday and Sunday (27 & 28 May) The Lowry celebrates the world premiere of IRIS as The Lyric Theatre is consumed by a sumptuous feast of light, sound, colour and technology from leading artists (and U2 stage show collaborators) Marshmallow Laser Feast. IRIS is a unique digital art installation, created using the latest in robotic and laser technology with showings taking place at various times over the summer. However this weekend marks the premiere of the installation and visitors can just turn up anytime from 11am and 4pm on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 May to see it before anyone else. Entry is free and staged at 15 minute intervals. Alongside IRIS, The Lowry’s Pier Eight bar and restaurant is being taken over by sold-out pop-up event Tim Peaks Diner. The brainchild of The Charlatan’s Tim Burgess, this cult spoken word and music festival is sold out – click here for more. Finally, there’s Ellie Dubois’ Ringside – a one to one intimate trapeze show. Click here for our full story.

Audiences can experience ‘IRIS’ before selected performances in the Lyric theatre and on the following additional dates:
Sat 27 & Sun 28 May 11am-4pm
Sat 10, 17 & 24 June, 10.30-11.30am
Sat 8 Jul, 10.30 – 11.30am

Opening weekend: Fri 26-Sun 28 May, The Lowry, Pier 8, The Quays, Salford M50 3AZ. Tel: 0843 208 6000 IRIS: Sat & Sun 11am-4pm, Ringside Fri 8-10pm, Sat & Sun 2-4pm, £8,

Fri 26 May - Sun 28 May
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Tue 23 May 2017