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Swansea, Castle Square

Swansea’s Big Screen is located in Castle Square, in the heart of the city centre. The big screen shows coverage of a variety of sporting events as well as cultural activities and films.

La traviata

Come and join us for The Royal Opera’s La traviata on Tuesday 20 May, 2014at 7pm duration approximately 3 hours

Pre-performance screening starts at 6.30pm

Performance starts at 7pm
Act I lasts 35 mins
Interval starts at  7.35pm and lasts 30 mins
Act II scene 1 begins at 8.05pm and lasts 44 mins
Pause during which the audience is asked to remain seated
Act II scene 2 lasts 22 minutes
Interval starts at  9.10pm and lasts 30 mins
Act III begins at 9.40pm and lasts 35 mins
Curtain down at 10.15pm
All timings are approximate

 

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

 

Rigoletto

Come and join us for The Royal Opera’s Rigoletto on Wednesday 17 September, 2014 at 7.30pm duration approximately 3 hours

Pre-performance screening starts from 7pm

Performance starts at 7.30pm
Act I lasts 60 mins
Interval starts at 8.30pm and lasts 30 mins
Act II begins at 9pm and lasts 33 mins
There is a short pause during which the audience is requested to remain seated
Act III begins at 9.40pm and lasts 32 mins
Please note that strobe lighting will be used during Act III
Curtain down at 10.15pm
All timings are approximate

 

What I need to know before I attend:

Castle Square will be open to all on Tuesday 8 June. Please 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 Castle 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 glass, large parasols, gazebos, awnings and portable barbecues.

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

For further information visit www.swanseabayfestival.com or tel. (01792) 635428

 

How do I get there?

Car - All routes to the city centre. Parking is available at the NCP Car Park, York Street and the Oystermouth Road Car Park (Adjacent to The LC) .

Train - Swansea train station is a 10 minute walk away.BP

Buses - All routes to city centre. The main bus station is a few minutes' walk away.