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Phones 4 U Arena venue information

The Phones 4 U Arena (previously Manchester Evening News Arena), is one of the busiest venues in the World and the largest indoor arena in Europe.

Opened in 1995, the Phones 4 U Arena has staged the biggest names in live entertainment from U2, The Rolling Stones, Madonna and Pavarotti to the record-breaking 2010-2011 residency by local comedian Peter Kay.

Attracting over one million visitors each year, the 21,000 capacity Arena was named 'International Venue of the Year' in 2002 by industry publication Pollstar and has been nominated an unrivalled ten consecutive times.


Phones 4 U Arena rated:   (4/5) from 5 visitor reviews

Address: Victoria Station, Hunts Bank, Manchester, M3 1AR

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Music Policy: Everything you can imagine, not just music all kinds of shows, sporting events, comedy etc.

Ambiance: Massive indoor arena

Clientele: Ranges from young children to adults depending on the event

Drinks Served: Lagers, wines and selected spirits.

Disabled Facilities: Disabled parking, access and toilets

Nearest Bus Stop: Many buses serve Cannon Street and Victoria stations and many more stop within easy walking distance in the city centre. If you are staying out late, night bus services on Friday and Saturday nights run directly past the Manchester Evening News Arena

Phone: 0161 950 5229

Capacity: Maximum capacity of 21,000 depending on the event being staged

Type of venue: Live

Dress Code: No dresscode

Opening Hours: Doors for performances open at 06.00pm and finish at 11.00pm although this varies depending upon the event

Food Served: Selection of snacks

Parking Details: The on-site multi-storey car park is run by NCP and has capacity for 900 vehicles. Although there is a fee, there is an area on the ground floor - approximately 58 spaces - which is reserved for disabled customers

Nearest Train Station: Manchester Victoria

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