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Bringing you the all the latest news from Manchester Arena. 

Manchester Arena Awarded Gold Status

Manchester Arena has been awarded GOLD status by Attitude is Everything, the disability-led charity with over 20 years’ experience improving Deaf and disabled people’s access to live music.

Posted on: 05 June 2020

Results of an independent study conducted by leading business and financial advisor Grant Thornton UK LLP, in association with Oxford Economics, show the devastating impact a second large-scale arena outside of the city centre could have on Manchester’s economy and local businesses.

Posted on: 12 May 2020
ASM Global Launches VenueShield

VenueShield, a comprehensive and best-in-class program, will be deployed at more than 325 ASM Global facilities around the world, providing the highest levels of cleanliness and safety, while inspiring consumer confidence, all in partnership with leading medical professionals, industry experts and public health officials.

Posted on: 30 April 2020
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update 2

As the coronavirus situation evolves, the safety and wellbeing of our visitors and staff members is our number one priority.

Posted on: 11 March 2020
Coronavirus (COVID-19) update

The wellbeing of all our visitors and staff members is our number one priority. The UK risk has been increased from low to moderate although the risk to individuals in the UK remains low and our events continue as normal.

Posted on: 02 March 2020
Young Voices surpass Take That’s record of 46 shows

This week, Young Voices will perform their 49th show at Manchester Arena, the most by any group in the venue’s 25 year history.

Posted on: 29 January 2020
Top 5 Creepiest WWE Superstars!

As we prepare for WWE coming to Manchester Arena in November, we’re taking a look at the scariest, creepiest or just downright unsettling WWE Superstars ever to grace the ring!

Posted on: 11 October 2019
Manchester Arena Head Chef is Finalist

Manchester Arena’s Head Chef, John Hitchen has been selected to compete in this year’s TE MANA challenge – a nationwide competition where chefs are invited to showcase their creativity and style to the industry and judged by a panel of highly acclaimed chefs from around the world.

Posted on: 07 August 2019

The initial results of an independent study conducted by leading business and financial advisor Grant Thornton UK LLP, in association with Oxford Economics, has called into question the logic behind a proposed large-scale arena outside the City Centre in Manchester – demonstrating the devastating impact it would have on local businesses.

Posted on: 25 June 2019
Council's proposal for another arena

We don’t believe Manchester needs another 20,000 capacity arena.

Posted on: 17 June 2019

Latest digital ticket technology gives fans total control of their live experience

Posted on: 29 May 2019
Manchester Arena Renamed Take That Arena

To honour their homecoming tour, Manchester Arena is to be renamed the Take That Arena for one week only to coincide with the duration of their 5 show residency from Monday 22nd April 2019.

Posted on: 17 April 2019
Manchester Arena Welcomes 30 Millionth Visitor

Milestone announcement comes as Europe’s largest indoor arena embarks on 140-strong show schedule for 2019, with ambitious new landlord at the helm.

Posted on: 04 February 2019
Deezer named as official streaming partner

Deezer has been named as the official streaming partner for Manchester Arena

Posted on: 23 October 2018

Out of respect for the victims and their families, Manchester Arena will remain closed on Tuesday 22 May 2018.

Posted on: 18 May 2018