The Woolwich Big Screen and General Gordon Square

Live coverage of major events

The Big Screen in General Gordon Square, Woolwich, is a key focal point for Royal Greenwich as an information and events arena for the community.

While local broadcasts are a priority, the screen also broadcasts live BBC coverage of major events, local and national news, sport, the arts, music and entertainment. The climax was live coverage of the London Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2012.

With trees and grass terraces, landscaped General Gordon Square provides a green oasis in the heart of Woolwich.

Saturday 15th November

BBC2 – 2pm to 5pm – ATP World Tour Finals

BBC2 – 5pm to 7.30pm – Live International Rugby Union: Scotland v New Zealand

Sunday 16th November

BBCi – 12pm to 1pm – Sounds of the 80s

ITV1 – 2.50pm to 4.25pm – The X-Factor

Tuesday 18th November

BBCi – 12pm to 1pm – Sound of the 80s

Wednesday 19th November

BBC1 – 7pm to 8pm – The One Show

Friday 21st November

BBC2 – 1pm to 2.25pm – Live Formula 1

The Big Screen and built-in bench seating make it an ideal venue to take a break and enjoy outdoor events, news, sport and special screenings.

Big Screen timetable - Week beginning Saturday 15 November 2014

Date  Time Programme
Saturday 15 November 2pm to 5pm ATP World Tour Finals
Saturday 15 November 5pm to 7.30pm Live International Rugby Union: Scotland v New Zealand
Friday 21 November 1pm to 2.15pm Live Formula 1

Get on screen

We are looking for community input. If your community group would like to show a film or photographs, or arrange a community event in the square with the Big Screen, please contact us.

All screen content has to comply with BBC rules.

The 25-square metre screen went live in 2009 and was a collaboration between the Royal Borough of Greenwich, the BBC and the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG).