Canada Square Park, Canary Wharf
Over the summer months, Canary Wharf's Summer Screens season will be showing a wealth of events; from the nail-biting action of Wimbledon to live opera from the Royal Opera House all at Canada Square Park.
The Summer Screens provide a sociable, alfresco setting to enjoy the standout events of summer 2016. So why not grab some strawberries and cream and settle down to watch some of Britain's greatest sporting events, or enjoy a pre-opera dinner at one of Canary Wharf's vast array of restaurants! Make the most of the warm days and balmy evenings with the big screen season at Canary Wharf this summer.
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:
This is an indoor big screen so there is no need to worry about the weather. No portable seating, garden chairs, tables or gazebos are permitted.
How do I get there?
Underground/Docklands Light Railway
A fast efficient service to Canary Wharf is provided by the Jubilee Line, with journey times of 15 minutes to Green Park in the west and 10 minutes to Stratford in the east.
Canary Wharf is 10 minutes away from Bank station by the Docklands Light Railway and 15 minutes from Stratford, Lewisham and the newly opened London City Airport station.
The Docklands Highway links Canary Wharf directly with the City to the west and with the A13 and M25 to the east.
There are four underground public car parks in Canary Wharf with 3000 car spaces.
Canary Wharf has 11 taxi ranks that operate 24hrs a day
By Bike and on Foot
Canary Wharf has excellent pedestrian facilities and good cycle links to surrounding areas. There are over 1000 free cycle parking spaces, 405 secure chargeable cycle parking spaces and over 300 Barclays Cycle Hire docking stations.
Eight bus routes serve Canary Wharf – 277, 731, 737, D3, D7, D8, N50, LC1
Commuter river services link Canary Wharf with Central London in under 30 minutes.