Duthie Park, Aberdeen
With the generous support of BP, Duthie Park once again plays host to the BP Big Screens this year. Duthie Park is a park of 44 acres which was donated to the city by Miss Duthie in 1880 and opened to the public in 1883. The park has many features including a bandstand, fountains, ponds, and statues. Within the park are the Winter Gardens, which were rebuilt in 1970. These house many exotic plants including the largest collection of cacti in Britain.
The Royal Opera’s Il trovatore | Thursday 14 July at 7.15pm with pre-performance screening from 6.45pm.
Running time approximately 3 hours with curtain down at 11pm (including intervals).
Don’t miss this new production of Verdi’s gripping masterpiece, Il trovatore – an opera packed with powerful arias and thrilling choruses, including the famous and instantly recognizable ‘Anvil Chorus’.
All live screenings are classified 12A by the BBFC. Any child under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
What I need to know before I attend:
Entry to the big screen in Duthie Park is via Polmuir Road or Riverside Drive.
You are welcome to bring picnics and your own portable seating; however no glassware, cans, barbecues or naked flames are allowed. A selection of hot and cold soft drinks and light snacks will be available to purchase. Please dress appropriately for the anticipated weather conditions. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Aberdeen City Council reserves the right to refuse admission.
How do I get there?
Where possible please use public transport as parking is limited to the Riverside Drive car park.
Bus Route 17 stops at Duthie Park.