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News

Bringing you the all the latest news from Manchester Arena. 

Update

The renovation work has now started in the main public area outside the arena and we are working extremely hard to ensure our re-opening in early September.

Posted on: 06 July 2017
The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall visit Manchester Arena

The staff and management of Manchester Arena would like to thank the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall for their support and visit today and spending time with the venue staff, Showsec stewards and first responders.

Posted on: 26 June 2017

** Important information for all Take That Ticket Holders **

Posted on: 26 May 2017

Following the tragic events in Manchester and the temporary closure of the Manchester Arena the scheduled concert of KISS’ Kissworld Tour on the 30 May 2017 has been cancelled.

Posted on: 26 May 2017

Out of respect for all those affected by the Manchester tragedy, WWE is cancelling the NXT event on Tuesday, June 6 at the Manchester Arena, and offering fans who purchased tickets to the show a full refund at point of purchase and giving them the option to receive a free ticket to the NXT show on Wednesday, June 7 at First Direct Arena in Leeds.

Posted on: 26 May 2017
Andre Rieu postpones Manchester Arena date

Following the postponement of his Nottingham show on Saturday, it is with great regret that André Rieu is forced to postpone the Manchester Arena date on the Thursday 22 December. A musician, who has been with the Orchestra for more than 20 years, suffered a severe heart attack on Saturday.

Posted on: 19 December 2016
Manchester Arena receives double industry nominations

Manchester Arena has been recognised by industry professionals as one of the world’s best arenas after receiving two international award nominations. Billboard’s Top International Arena Of The Year and Pollstar’s International Venue Of The Year.

Posted on: 11 November 2016
Joshua vs Molina sells over 17,000 tickets on day one

More than 17,000 tickets were sold on the opening day of sales for Anthony Joshua's IBF world heavyweight title defence against Eric Molina at the undisputed and undefeated home of UK boxing.

Posted on: 06 November 2016
Take That announce record-breaking hometown shows

Take That have added a sixth hometown show at Manchester Arena as part of next year’s Wonderland Live UK tour, bringing their tally of shows at the venue to a record-breaking 44.

Posted on: 28 October 2016
Key 103 confirmed as Arena Media Partner

Key 103 has been named the official radio partner for Manchester Arena after the live entertainment venue today announced a twelve month deal with the Bauer City Network station.

Posted on: 20 October 2016
Manchester Arena GM makes Billboard top bosses list

Billboard magazine have revealed their list of Top Arena Managers - a ranking of the top 20 venue execs driving the $20 billion global concert industry - which includes James Allen, General Manager for SMG Europe’s flagship venue Manchester Arena.

Posted on: 18 October 2016
Manchester Arena welcomes 22,000,000th Ticketholder

On Friday 1 April 2016, we welcomed our 22,000,000th ticketholder through the doors!

Posted on: 04 April 2016
22 Millionth Ticketholder Visits Manchester Arena Tonight!

We are excited to announce that our 22,000,000th ticket holder will be attending Dynamo's show tonight!

Posted on: 01 April 2016
Arena Staff in Manchester Jewish Museum Exhibition

Manchester Arena staff were proud to be involved with Manchester Jewish Museum's latest exhibition of panoramic photographs showing the diversity of the community in the Cheetham Hill Road area.

Posted on: 29 March 2016
Arena renamed 'Young Voices Arena' for the day

Manchester Arena is to be renamed 'Young Voices Arena' today to celebrate Young Voices' 20th anniversary. The occasion also sees the arena welcome over 200,000 local school children since the popular schools choir first played the Manchester venue 19 years ago.

Posted on: 29 February 2016
Frampton vs Quigg - Fun Facts

The Frampton vs Quigg clash on Saturday 27 February is set to be one of the most exciting nights of boxing ever held at Manchester Arena. To celebrate, we've put together some fun facts about the fight

Posted on: 25 February 2016
Frampton v Quigg clash to make Manchester Arena history

Saturday’s Frampton v Quigg clash set to become second biggest selling fight in Manchester Arena’s history.

Posted on: 22 February 2016
Manchester Arena is Second Busiest In The World

Music industry bible Pollstar has named Manchester Arena as the second busiest venue in the world in 2015

Posted on: 08 January 2016
Win Tickets to Arenacross and Meet Edgar Torronteras!

You could win a family ticket for our Arenacross event on 2 January, plus the chance to meet FMX superstar Edgar Torronteras! Enter our competition to be in with a chance.

Posted on: 18 December 2015