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Wharf Green, Swindon


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:

Wharf Green has open access to all. A limited number of seats are available,  but you are advised to bring your own portable chairs, picnic blankets etc.  There will be food and beverages available to buy from stalls in the square; alternatively please 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 Wharf Green:

• Free entry to the event enclosure with a ticket available from or register for tickets by emailing

• 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.

How do I get there?

Car - Wharf Green is situated in the main shopping area of Swindon town centre in front of the House of Fraser store. Parking is available at the Brunel West Car Park.

Train - Swindon Station is situated approx five minutes' walk from Wharf Green, follow the signage directs to the BBC Screen and Wharf Green.

Buses - All routes to town centre, bus stop directly in front of Brunel West car park.

For further information visit or call 01793 464994