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Commonwealth Games 2014 in City Square and City Centre

Day Date Event Time
Wednesday 23 July Welcome by Dundee Lord Provost Bob Duncan
BBC Coverage of Commonwealth Games Opening
Ceremony starts
7.45pm
7.50pm
8.15pm
Thursday 24 July BBC Commonwealth Games Coverage with Picnic in the Square *
Screening of Local Films organised by Creative Dundee
12noon
7.00pm
Friday 25 July BBC Commonwealth Games Coverage
"Come and Try" sports organised by Leisure & Culture Dundee and
Ancrum Outdoor Centre
12noon
 
4.00pm-9.00pm
Saturday 26 July BBC Commonwealth Games Coverage
Interactive pop-up dance performances featuring Scottish Dance Theatre,
Showcase the Street, Urban Moves and Dundee Schools Music Theatre
Dance along to "Grease" on the big screen.
12 noon

4.30pm-6.45pm
6.45pm

Sunday 27 July BBC Commonwealth Games Coverage
Youth Music Initiative bands supported by Dundee & Angus College
and Gardyne Theatre
12 noon
 
7.00pm
Monday 28 July BBC Commonwealth Games Coverage
Sprinting sports "Come and Try" organised by Leisure & Culture Dundee
culminating in 100m Final on the Big Screen
12noon
 
4.00pm
Tuesday 29 July BBC Commonwealth Games Coverage
Pipes and Drums followed by an open air ceilidh with
Dundee Strathspey and Reel Society for everybody to join in.
12 noon
 
8.00pm

* Please note: consumption of alcohol is not permitted in the city centre.

All events and timings may be subject to change.

Various Cultural Venues opening up across the City Centre

Venue Times
The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery and Museum - Exhibitions 10.00am-9.00pm
University of Dundee D'Arcy Thompson Museum - Talks 6.00pm-7.00pm
DCA (open to midnight) - Creative Triathlon 5.00pm-8.00pm
DCA (open to midnight) - Exhibition till 9.00pm
Discovery Point - Sledge pulling challenge 5.00pm-8.00pm
Verdant Works - Commonwealth Trail 5.00pm-8.00pm