June 20, 2012
-- Visitors to Swansea city centre will be able to enjoy BBC Radio 1’s free music festival from 23 – 24 June when the much anticipated Hackney Weekend is screened at Swansea’s London 2012 Live Site.
The Hackney Weekend will feature live music from a huge line-up of UK and international artists including such acts as Jay Z, Jessie J and Rihanna.
Full coverage of the concert from Hackney Marshes will be broadcast live on Swansea’s big screen in Castle Square from 4.00pm – 10.30pm on both Saturday (23 June) and Sunday (24 June).
Frances Jenkins, Swansea Council’s Strategic Manager for Tourism, Marketing and Events said, “The big screen is a great City Centre attraction with Radio 1’s Hackney Weekend festival just one event in a fantastic programme of free events and live screenings taking place at Swansea’s London 2012 Live Site throughout the summer.”
For more information about Swansea’s London 2012 Live Site events programme visit www.swanseabigscreen.com
Swansea’s London 2012 Live Site programme is part of the ‘Swansea Bay Festival / Summer’ events programme.