Manchester Arena

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Jason Derulo at Manchester Arena

Jason Derulo

  • Manchester Arena Manchester
  • Sunday 23rd September
  • Jason Derulo appearing at Manchester Arena.
    Pete Tong Presents Ibiza Classics at Manchester Arena

    Pete Tong Presents Ibiza Classics

    • Manchester Arena Manchester
    • Thursday 29th November
    • Pete Tong Presents Ibiza Classics appearing at Manchester Arena.

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      Manchester Arena venue information

      Manchester Arena, managed and operated by SMG Europe, is one of the busiest venues in the world and the largest indoor arena in Europe.

      Since opening in 1995, the Arena has hosted the biggest names in live entertainment including U2, The Rolling Stones, Madonna, Lady Gaga, Pavarotti and the record-breaking 2010/2011 residency by local comedian Peter Kay.

      In addition to live music, the venue has also staged some of the biggest events in the UK sporting calendar including several 2002 Commonwealth Games' events, the 2012 Olympic basketball warm-up match between team USA and GB, the 2008 FINA World Swimming Championships and international boxing bouts by Mike Tyson, David Haye, Joe Calzaghe and local champions Ricky Hatton, Amir Khan and Anthony Crolla.

      Manchester Arena has also played a key part in the city's rich musical heritage with historic shows by local bands Take That, Oasis, Elbow, New Order, James, Happy Mondays, The Charlatans, Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, M People, Doves, Inspiral Carpets, The Verve, Simply Red and The Courteeners.

      Attracting over one million visitors each year, the 21,000 capacity Arena is a former winner of the industry's prestigious International Venue of the Year award.

      Venue contact details and info

      Name: Manchester Arena

      Phone: 0161 950 5000

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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

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


      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: 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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