Accessibility links


Sign In

Open Up

Building for the future

We believe that opera and ballet should be experienced by everyone, and our Open Up project in conjunction with Stanton Williams architects will enhance the experience of coming to the Royal Opera House.

Come and feel something new from 10am everyday - whether or not you have a ticket.

Find out more

Our vision

How we are improving the experience of coming to the Royal Opera House.

Updates which may affect your visit

Everything you need to know as a visitor while building work is ongoing until September 2018.


Answers to some frequently asked questions.

Design visuals

See what our Opened Up spaces will look like when the project is complete.

Newsletters and stories

Read the latest dispatch from our Open Up team.

Thank you

Please bear with us as we improve the Royal Opera House, making it even more special than it is now.

Do share your thoughts and questions about Open Up here

News and features

  1. 6 June 2016

    Open Up project update June 2016

    The key changes in the Royal Opera House from 15 June which will impact your visit.

  2. 8 February 2016

    Open Up project update February 2016

    Following the closure of the Linbury Studio Theatre, you will soon see changes in other front of house areas.

  3. 29 May 2015

    Open Up project update May 2015

    Ahead of work starting at the Royal Opera House this autumn, we’re keen to hear your thoughts and questions.