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Big Screen Swansea, Castle Square

Swansea’s Big Screen is located in Castle Square, in the heart of the city centre. The big screen shows coverage of a variety of sporting events as well as cultural activities and films.

The Royal Ballet | Romeo and Juliet | 11 June at 7.30pm | pre-screening starts at 7pm

Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers encounter passion and tragedy in Kenneth MacMillan's 20th-century ballet masterpiece. Soak up free culture on your doorstep: watch The Royal Ballet on stage at the Royal Opera House in this free live screening at Castle Square's BP Big Screen.


The Royal Opera | Carmen | 2 July at 7pm| pre-screening starts at 6.30pm

Bizet's greatest opera tells the story of the enigmatic and seductive Carmen and the dangerous passion she arouses in Don José. Soak up free culture on your doorstep: watch The Royal Opera’s fresh take on this much-loved opera, complete with flamenco dancers, bull fighters – and a gorilla – all in a free live screening from the Royal Opera House.


The Royal Opera | The Marriage of Figaro | Tuesday 9 July at 7pm | pre-screening starts at 6.30pm

Revolution is in the air in The Royal Opera’s beautiful production of Mozart's great comic opera. Colourful characters mix with intrigue, misunderstanding and forgiveness in a multitude of dramatic twists. Watch a live screening of this famous opera direct from the Royal Opera House stage.


What do I need to know before I attend?

Big Screen Swansea, Castle Square will be open to all. Please bring cushions and blankets for your comfort. There will be food and drinks available from local premises; alternatively, please feel free to bring your own picnic. All litter should be disposed of in bins provided or taken home. Please dress appropriately for the anticipated weather conditions. Children must be accompanied by adults.

In the interest of public safety, the following conditions will apply in Castle Square:

  • Free entry to the event enclosure is on a first come first served basis subject to capacity
  • Event stewards will be entitled to search persons and/or their possessions on entry to the event enclosure. Staff will not take responsibility for any prohibited items
  • Prohibited items include, but are not restricted to glass, large parasols, gazebos, awnings and portable barbecues
  • The organisers reserve the right to refuse admission to the event enclosure for whatever reason

For further information visit or tel. (01792) 635428

Please note, the Royal Opera House always seeks guidance regarding content from the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC). While a 12A rating is the minimum classification level issued for all live screenings in the UK, our content can still be suitable for children of all ages. Click this link for further information regarding the classification of filmed content.

How do I get there?

All routes to the city centre. Parking is available at the NCP Car Park, York Street and the Oystermouth Road Car Park (Adjacent to The LC) .

Swansea train station is a ten minute walk away.

All routes to city centre. The main bus station is a few minutes' walk away.