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Manchester Arena

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Manchester Arena events

Find 11 upcoming events at Manchester Arena in Manchester below:

JLS at Manchester Arena


  • Manchester Arena Manchester
  • Friday 27th November
  • Award winning boy-band JLS performing live at Manchester Arena, Manchester on 27th November 2020.
    Elton John at Manchester Arena

    Elton John

    • Manchester Arena Manchester
    • Saturday 28th November
    • Elton John appearing at Manchester Arena - Manchester.
      Pete Tong Presents Ibiza Classics at Manchester Arena

      Pete Tong Presents Ibiza Classics

      • Manchester Arena Manchester
      • Wednesday 2nd December
      • Pete Tong Presents Ibiza Classics appearing at Manchester Arena.
        Bon Iver at Manchester Arena

        Bon Iver

        • Manchester Arena Manchester
        • Sunday 10th January 2021
        • Bon Iver appearing at Manchester Arena.
          Dua Lipa at Manchester Arena

          Dua Lipa

          • Manchester Arena Manchester
          • Thursday 21st January 2021
          • Dua Lipa appearing at Manchester Arena.
            Harry Styles at Manchester Arena

            Harry Styles

            • Manchester Arena Manchester
            • Saturday 13th March 2021
            • Harry Styles appearing at Manchester Arena - Manchester.
              The Who at Manchester Arena

              The Who

              • Manchester Arena Manchester
              • Monday 29th March 2021
              • Iconic British rock group The Who unleash a UK-wide tour in 2021...
                Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds at Manchester Arena

                Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

                • Manchester Arena Manchester
                • Wednesday 21st April 2021
                • Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds appearing at Manchester Arena .
                  Pet Shop Boys at Manchester Arena

                  Pet Shop Boys

                  • Manchester Arena Manchester
                  • Sunday 23rd May 2021
                  • Pet Shop Boys appearing at Manchester Arena - Manchester.
                    Strictly Come Dancing 2022 (manchester) at Manchester Arena

                    Strictly Come Dancing 2022 (manchester)

                    • Manchester Arena Manchester
                    • Saturday 29th January 2022
                    • 2022 will see the return of the magnificent Strictly Come Dancing Live Arena Tour. Kicking off in Birmingham on 20 January 2022, a host of the...

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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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