Something For The Weekend: Fri 13 – Sun 15 June

1. The Watery Journey of Nereus Pike: Sat 14 June Nereus Pike

Nereus Pike is floating down from the sunshine to the bottom of the sea. He’s not unhappy about this. He’s smiling.

Returning to The Lowry after the success of her first critically acclaimed solo show, Running on Air, performed inside her vintage VW campervan, this is a new show by Fringe First Award winning comedian and theatre maker Laura Mugridge, in collaboration with Katy Schutte and Tom Adams, with live music from Tom. Expect an epic tale, animations, sea creatures, an impromptu rave scene and a nautical jumper.

“A beautiful engaging journey into not only myth but also humanity”
★★★★ The Public Reviews

2. Lookout! It’s Saturday Playhouse! Every week from Sat 13 June – Sat 29 August

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Saturday Playhouse is now every week and it’s free in our new Lookout space for families. Saturday
Playhouse is here every Saturday
morning offering a range of exciting art activities for young artists and their families. From drawing to
print making to model making each time there is something new to do. Check the Lowry website for
what we’ll be up to each time!
This week is “Spot the dog”! Lowry’s artwork featured lots of dogs-even a woman with a dogs head!- learn how to create your own
Lowry landscape and fill it with lots of doggy characters.

Suitable for ages 5 – 11.

11am – 12.30pm

Tickets FREE

3. Create Salford 2014 Thu 12 – Sat 14 June.

This year’s line-up includes original theatre productions, immersive visual arts exhibitions, daring fashion shows, debut film screenings and creative workshops.
Check out the festival programme for details of the confirmed shows, here’s a couple that we recommend!

Billy, The Monster and Me!

Saturday 14 June; 11.00am-12.00pm

MediaCityUK – Digital Performance Lab

Join Billy on his adventure of a lifetime! This interactive family friendly show was written by and stars Salford students and alumni and is suitable for audiences of ages 3+. Find out what happens when a monster appears in Billy’s bedroom on the very day that his familyare just too busy to play. Be part of Team Billy and help him to save his family from meeting a very sticky end! Winner of Audience Voted Best Production of 24:7 Festival 2013.

Drawn Together, Drawn Apart

Saturday 14 June; 4.00pm

MediaCityUK – Digital Performance Lab

Motivated in capturing movement within the live space and in drawing, dance and fine art collaborate to connect and reflect inspiration on each other. In an open and free exchange between performers and fine artists, the audience is invited to engage in watching, drawing or both. This work follows on from the pieces presented at TURN 2013 by artists Joseph While, Shona Roberts and Joseph Lau.

Anyone can come along to the festival on Saturday 14 June. You won’t need to book, entry is free and you can check out as many shows as you like.

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