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Big Screen in Cardiff for major events and local talent

The Big Screen can be seen outside St David's Hall in the city centre

The Big Screen outside St David's Hall in Cardiff shows BBC news, sport, weather and more from 7am till 11pm.

There'll be live coverage of sporting events including the Six Nations rugby and concerts by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales.

We're also looking for local bands, filmmakers, artists and photographers to display their talent in the centre of Cardiff.

If you're interested, send your details by email to

BBC Big Screen in Cardiff

Current Big Screen highlights include:

  • Selected Six Nations rugby matches - note these will not include Wales home games
  • Winter Olympics - live coverage and highlights
  • University graduation ceremonies
  • Live relays of concerts by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales
  • Derek Brockway's Extreme Welsh Weather
  • Archive photos from the South Wales Echo
  • One Stop Shop - the story of the Gwalia Stores, formerly in Ogmore Vale but now an exhibit at St Fagans
  • The 'Stute - memories of people who lived and worked in Oakdale Miners Institute, also rebuilt at St Fagans
  • Tiger Bay Nation - animation based on historian Neil Sinclair's childhood memories of Cardiff's docklands
  • Rhyd y Car - animation by children from Merthyr Tydfil
  • Heritage of Wales - a tour of landmarks including Tintern Abbey, Caerphilly Castle and Blaenavon Ironworks

While the BBC will be running the screen, it was paid for by the organisers of the London 2012 Olympics.

They will be using it to promote the games and give updates on preparations.

A similar Big Screen is in operation in Swansea's Castle Square.

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