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University of Warwick

The Piazza, University of Warwick, Coventry

The Big Screen is based at the heart of the University of Warwick campus, near the Students Union and Arts Centre. The Big Screen welcomes the local campus community and wider public to enjoy a variety of national sporting and cultural events, in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.


The Royal Opera's La traviata 

Tuesday 4 July at 7pm with pre-performance screening from 6.30pm

A drama of passion, love and sacrifice – La traviata is one of the most popular operas of all time. Join us for a gripping evening with some of The Royal Opera’s greatest performers.


The Royal Opera's Turandot

Friday 14 July at 7.30pm with pre-performance screening from 7pm

Don’t miss The Royal Opera’s spectacular staging of Puccini’s final masterpiece, which will transport you to ancient China. This dark exotic fantasy has it all, including wonderful music such as the great tenor aria ‘Nessun dorma’.


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:

How do I get there?

The University of Warwick is currently undertaking a transformation of campus, which includes some road works. Please allow extra time for your journey. To help plan your trip, please visit

Car - There are plenty of safe parking spaces in close proximity to the screen. When arriving on campus, follow the signs for the car parks. The nearest car park is Car Park 7, which a short walk from the piazza.

Train - The nearest mainline station is Coventry. From Coventry station you can catch a No. 12 or 11 bus, which takes approximately 15 minutes, or a taxi.

Buses - Regular services run between Coventry, Leamington and Kenilworth to the University of Warwick and drop you on main campus. The number 11, 12, U1 and U2 are the main routes servicing campus.

For further travel advice, please visit