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Lyric Square, Hammersmith

Lyric Square is a new public square in the heart of the Hammersmith. Benefiting from an ideal location, it is surrounded by corporate businesses and is a transport hub for West London.


La bohème

Come and join us for The Royal Opera's La bohème on Tuesday 15 July, 2014 at 7.30pm duration approximately 3 hours

Pre-performance screening starts from 7pm

Performance starts at 7.30pm
Act I lasts 36 mins
6-minute pause during which the audience is requested to remain seated
Act II begins at 8.12pm and lasts 21 mins
Interval starts at 8.33pm and lasts 25 mins
Act III begins at 8.58pm and lasts 28 mins
Interval starts at 9.26pm and lasts 20 mins
Act IV begins at 9.46pm and lasts 34 mins
Curtain down at 10.25pm
All timings are approximate


What I need to know before I attend:

Lyric Square will be open to all on Thursday 11 and 18 July. Free deckchairs will be available plus a limited number of table and chairs but please feel free to 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 Lyric Square:

• Free entry to the event and deckchairs and tables are on a first come first served basis.

• Event stewards will be present for your safety.

• No portable barbecues.

• The organisers reserve the right to refuse admission to the event for whatever reason.

For further information visit or tel. 020 8834 1771


How do I get there?

Nearest Tube:   Hammersmith (District, Piccadilly and Hammersmith & City Line)

Buses: 27, 190, 391, H91, 266, 267, N9, N11

Walking directions:  From Hammersmith Tube (District and Piccadilly line), walk out of the Broadway shopping centre towards the Hammersmith & City Line. Cross the road with the Swan Pub in front of you, walk down King Street to the left of the pub and Lyric Square is just after Pret-a-Manger on your right.

From Hammersmith Tube (Hammersmith & City Line), turn right out of the tube station along Beadon Road, Lyric Square is on your left hand side, you can cross over to it at the pedestrian crossing.