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London, Waltham Forest

Walthamstow Town Square, Waltham Forest

Set in Walthamstow Town Square, the Waltham Forest Big Screen brings the local community together during landmark public events, local celebrations and for live sport and culture broadcasts.


The Royal Opera’s Nabucco | Thursday 9 June at 7.30pm with pre-performance screening from 7pm.
Running time approximately 2 hours 50 minutes with curtain down at 10.50 (including interval).

Join us as Plácido Domingo takes the title role in in The Royal Opera’s powerful production of Verdi’s epic opera, Nabucco.


The Royal Opera’s Il trovatore | Thursday 14 July at 7.15pm with pre-performance screening from 6.45pm.
Running time approximately 3 hours with curtain down at 11pm (including intervals).

Don’t miss this new production of Verdi’s gripping masterpiece, Il trovatore  – an opera packed with powerful arias and thrilling choruses, including the famous and instantly recognizable ‘Anvil Chorus’.

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:

Walthamstow Town Square square has open access to all. Seating will be provided – please bring cushions or blankets. There will be food and non-alcoholic drinks available to buy from stalls in the square; alternatively please bring your own picnic. Portable furniture is not permitted. No alcohol is allowed in. 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.

How do I get there

Car - Walthamstow Town Square is adjacent to Walthamstow Central tube station E17.

Train/Tram - Victoria Line Walthamstow Central or Walthamstow Bus garage

Buses - All routes to city centre 97-257-357-48-230-W15-W19-212-275-58