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Bristol, Millennium Square

Millennium Square is located in the heart of the city within the new Harbourside development, which, with its modern landscaping and striking water and light features, provides a fabulous setting for the BP Big Screen events.

 

Don Giovanni on 3 July 2015 at 7pm – The Royal Opera

An excellent cast including Christopher Maltman as Mozart's timeless anti-hero and Dorothea Röschmann, Rolando Villazón and Albina Shagimuratova star in this mesmerizing production from The Royal Opera's Director of Opera, Kasper Holten, with spectacular designs from Es Devlin.

 

Romeo and Juliet on 22 September 2015 at 7.30pm – The Royal Ballet

Kenneth MacMillan's ballet of Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers is a classic of 20th-century ballet, and a heartbreaking match for Prokofiev's score. Created for The Royal Ballet in 1965, it's a key work in the Company's repertory and a must-see for ballet fans and newcomers alike.

What I need to know before I attend:

The Square is easily accessible by all forms of transport and is suitable for wheelchairs and pushchairs. The Square is lined by cafés, bars and promenades, which offer plenty of places to sit, relax and enjoy the views. In addition, the events will offer a variety of food and drink concessions and roving attractions and performances. Picnic hampers are welcome! All litter should be disposed of in bins provided or taken home. A limited number of deckchairs will be available to hire but there will be no dedicated event seating, so please bring cushions or blankets for comfort. This is an outdoor event, so please dress appropriately for the anticipated weather conditions.

In the interest of public safety, the following conditions will apply in Millennium 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, large parasols, gazebos, awnings and portable barbecues.
• The organisers reserve the right to refuse admission to the event enclosure for whatever reason.
• All children (under 16) must be accompanied by an adult.
• You are welcome to bring a picnic, but for safety reasons, please do not bring any glass containers to the event.

For further information visit www.bristol.gov.uk or 0117 922 3287

How do I get there?

Car - All routes to city centre. Parking is available in a variety of nearby multi-story and BCC Pay and Display car parks:

• Bristol Underground car park (Disabled parking available)
• Jury’s Hotel NCP, Prince Street
• Queen Charlotte Street NCP
• Trenchard Street
• West End Car Park (Jacob Wells Road)
• Queen Square - Pay & Display - Off Welsh Back (24 hrs)

Train - Bristol Temple Meads is approximately 25 minutes walk away, and is easily accessible by the 8 or 9 bus, which leaves from just outside the station and drops off by the Hippodrome – approximately 5 minutes walk from the Square. It is also possible to catch the Ferry from nearby the station, for further information contact 0117 927 3416.

Buses - All routes to city centre.

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