A Glasgow based cinema will be screening the opening and closing ceremonies of the games, giving sports fans the chance to catch the largest sporting event ever hosted in Scotland on the big screen - free of charge.

The opening ceremony at Celtic Park on July 23 and the closing ceremony at Hampden Park on August 3 will be screened via a live link up at all Vue sites in Scotland including Glasgow Fort and will be free of charge to the public.

This alternative screening of the ceremonies is a fantastic way to enjoy the visual spectacle and embrace the atmosphere during Scotland's finest hour.

Joanne Webb, Vue marketing and sales director, said: "We are very excited to be screening the opening and closing ceremonies across our sites in Scotland.

"This will allow us to provide our Scottish customers with the opportunity to experience these once in a lifetime events on state-of-the-art, fully-digital screens with superior audio-visual technology.

"This is just example of the many exciting screenings we offer as part of our event screening program and demonstrates our dedication to providing our customers with unique viewing experience."

Tickets for the screening of the opening and closing ceremony are free of charge and can be reserved by visiting myvue.com

The opening and closing ceremonies will be screening at the following Vue cinemas on Wednesday, July 23(opening) and Sunday, August 3 (closing).

• Aberdeen

• Edinburgh Ocean

• Edinburgh Omni

• Glasgow Fort

• Hamilton

• Inverness

• Livingston

• Stirling