- Box office 0871 945 6000
- General enquiries 0870 400 0688
- Website www.barclaycardarena.co.uk
Opening in 1991 as the National Indoor Arena, this multi-purpose venue was given a £26m redevelopment in 2013–14 and reopened as the Barclaycard Arena. A variety of events kick off within its walls, from large-scale concerts to business conferences, sporting events and exhibitions. Since opening in 1991, it's been a big-hitting venue for name musicians, with Coldplay, Beyoncé, Prince and Paul McCartney all performing here. It's also a major sporting venue, with several world athletics records being set here since it opened.
Being in the middle of Birmingham city centre, the Arena is easily accessible by car. The nearest train stations are New Street, Moor Street and Snow Hill.
- Provides: Wheelchair access
- Open since: 1991
There are 39 events at this location
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25 Years of Reeves and Mortimer
The comedy duo celebrate 25 years of making y'all laugh with a tour that'll no doubt take in their best work, from The Smell of Reeves and Mortimer, past Shooting Stars to House of Fools.
The Australian Pink Floyd Show
Probably the best known and certainly one of the longest running Floyd tributes, supposedly counting members of the real band among its fans.
American pop punk masters who, despite the juvenile approach, have become elder statesmen of the scene, helping many a now grown-up musician through the teenage years.
British Basketball League Playoff Final
Stars of the British game lay it all on the line in pursuit of this coveted piece of silverware.
Matt and Luke Goss reunite onstage for the first timer since August 1989.
Soppy ballads and R&B with a tasteful hip hop edge from the all-conquering commercial troubadour who has also written a bunch of hits for other artists including Travie McCoy and BOB and who comes backed with a fine old school band of funk soul brothers.
Comedy Central's Impractical Jokers
The impish Comedy Central quartet of Yes, Q, Murr, Joe and Sal - aka The Tenderloins perform stand-up, skits, tomfoolery and introduce never-before-seen videos on stage.
R&B from David, having a bit of a renaissance on the back of his successful Ts5 sessions.
A Day To Remember
Florida five-piece who are exponents of 'pop-mosh'.
The pioneering outfit who formed in the late 1960s perform their rock material.
Old school monsters of rock justly famed for the killer riffola of 'Smoke on the Water'.
- Written by: Ashley Banjo
Street dance skills from the winners of the third series of Britain's Got Talent, still going strong.
Well-connected Canadian rapper who had a recurring acting role in Degrassi: The Next Generation as a teenager.
The Harlem Globetrotters, known for their international basketball skills, perform some of their best tricks and slams. Check out the skills of Special K Daley, Big Easy Lofton, Flight Time Lang and the rest.
Harry Potter Concert Series
Watch Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone with a full orchestra playing the score live.
The Human League
Much-loved Sheffield electro pop pioneers offer up some prime early 80s nostalgia.
The London-formed rock collective who have countless awards to their name - including a BRIT and Grammy - turn up the volume on their heavy metal songs from The Book Of Souls album.
Jack Whitehall At Large
Posh-voiced, hairdo-ed star of Fresh Meat and Bad Education indulging in his first arena tour.
John Bishop: Winging It
Observational humour from the multi-award winning Liverpudlian stand-up.
The multi-million selling rock and post-punk quintet.
A big old tour from the monochrome-made up rock guys, fronted by Gene Simmons.
The California-based nu-metal pioneers play their distinct brand of throbbing umbrage.
Korn & Limp Bizkit
Joint headline tour from Korn and Limp Bizkit in support of Korn's 12th studio album The Serenity of Suffering.
Ska-tinged pop classic after classic on the Nutty Boys' latest tour.
Marvel Universe LIVE! Super Heroes Assemble
All your favourite superheroes come to life in this action packed, stunt filled arena spectacular that sees The Avengers, X-Men and Spider-Man team up to track down the Cosmic Cube.
Thu 22 Dec
Fri 23 Dec
Sat 24 Dec
Micky Flanagan: An' Another Fing
Sharp observations from the Cockney comic. Micky Flanagan who famously popped out and ended up 'out out', is touring a new show for the first time in three years. An' Another Fing follows on from 2011's Out Out tour and 2013's Back in the Game, which became the biggest selling stand up DVD and tour of the year.
In her hit single “Baggage Claim,” Miranda Lambert sings about the kind of luggage you wish would get lost. “I have been dragging around your sensitive ego,” she tells an ex-friend or lover — soon concluding, with characteristic swagger, that she’ll “drop your troubles off at the conveyor belt/I hand you a ticket to, go…
Pet Shop Boys
The chart-topping veteran duo of Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe plays its synthpop, new wave and alternative dance hits including 'West End Girls' and 'It's A Sin'.
Premier League Darts
Ten darts superstars take part in the 11th season of the Premier League, including Raymond van Barneveld, Michael van Gerwen and Phil Taylor.
Professor Brian Cox
Professor Brian Cox takes audiences on a journey through space and time.
A R Rahman: Intimate
The renowned Indian film composer and musician performs work from his numerous film scores.
Ex-Verve frontman touring in support of new album These People.
Part stage show, part musical documentary The Sessions recreates the timeless albums recorded by the Beatles at Abbey Road Studios.
The company presents its take on the traditional family pantomime based on the ever-popular fairy tale.
Tue 20 Dec
Wed 21 Dec
Cheery veterans of classic rock.
Strictly Come Dancing 10th Anniversary Live Tour
Celebrities, professional dancers and judges take the popular BBC TV show on the road.
Sat 21 Jan 2017
Downbeat, soulful, R&B-infused hip hop from Canadian singer Abel Tesfaye.
The union jack clad British rockers known for anthems including 'Who Are You' and 'I Can See for Miles' return to the stage. The Who were formed in 1964 by singer Roger Daltrey, guitarist Pete Townshend, bassist John Entwistle and drummer Keith Moon. They've sold about 100 million records, and have charted 27 Top 40…