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Lyric Square, Hammersmith, London

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


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 on the BP Big Screen at Lyric Square, Hammersmith.


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 I need to know before I attend:

Lyric Square will be open to all on 2 and 9 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 telephone 020 3326 4626

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?

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.