Birmingham Arena

Birmingham Arena
King Edwards Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B1 2AA
  • Box office 0871 945 6000
  • General enquiries 0870 400 0688
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  • Website www.barclaycardarena.co.uk
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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

Events at this venue

There are 35 events at this location

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80s Invasion Tour

Joint tour from 80s favourites Sister Sledge, Jason Donovan, The Fizz, Five Star, Martika, Hue & Cry and Living In A Box featuring Kenny Thomas.

Thu 31 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0871 945 6000

Alter Bridge

Current stomping ground for Creed guitarist Mark Tremonti and bass player Brian Marshall, named after a bridge near where Tremonti grew up in Detroit. Lead singer Myles Kennedy also moonlights fronting Slash's band.

Wed 18 Dec

£35–£45 / 0871 945 6000

Ariana Grande

The pop songstress tours her latest album Sweetener.

Sat 14 Sep

£45–£509 / 0871 945 6000

Sun 15 Sep

£45–£509 / 0871 945 6000

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.

Sat 9 Nov

£29.50–£79 / 0871 945 6000

Bianca Del Rio

Drag superstar Bianca Del Rio brings her razor-tongued wit and fabulous eye make-up on a UK tour.

Thu 5 Sep

£39.70 / 0871 945 6000

Bianca Del Rio "it's Jester Joke" 2019 Tour (arena, Birmingham)

★★★★ RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE CHAMPION BIANCA DEL RIO ANNOUNCES ‘IT’S JESTER JOKE’ 2019 UK ARENA TOUR. Following two consecutive sell-out UK tours, including three sold out nights at London’s Eventim Apollo - comedy queen and RuPaul’s Drag Race champion Bianca Del Rio has announced that she will be returning to the UK for…

Thu 5 Sep

£41.94–£170.74 / 0871 945 6000

British Basketball League Playoff Final

Stars of the British game lay it all on the line in pursuit of this coveted piece of silverware.

Sun 26 Jan 2020

£17–£75 / 0871 945 6000

Catfish & the Bottlemen

Garage rock and post-punk quartet from Llandudno, with rock'n'roll and indie pop influences.

Mon 4 Nov

£23.50–£28.50 / 0871 945 6000

The Chemical Brothers

The Chemical Brothers mix up their usual psychedelic blend of electro, house and rock with slightly less potency these days.

Fri 29 Nov

£29.50–£42.50 / 0871 945 6000

Cher

The mononymous singer and actress.

Sat 26 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0871 945 6000

Comedy Central Impractical Jokers

The Tenderloins are a New York-based comedy troupe, whose four members – Joe Gatto, James Murray, Brian Quinn and Sal Vulcano – are the creators, executive producers, and stars of truTV’s hit series, Impractical Jokers. Now in its 6th season, Impractical Jokers follows The Tenderloins as they coerce one another into doing…

Fri 11 Oct

£30–£55 / 0871 945 6000

Dido

Easy listening melancholic singer-songwriter.

Thu 28 Nov

£32.50–£65 / 0871 945 6000

Disney On Ice: 100 Years Of Magic

A colourful and exciting ice show, featuring around 65 Disney characters from across the years, including Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and the Disney Princesses.

Wed 16 Oct

£18–£46 / 0871 945 6000

Thu 17 Oct

£18–£46 / 0871 945 6000

Fri 18 Oct

£18–£46 / 0871 945 6000

…and 2 more dates until 20 Oct

Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic - Birmingham

Grab your Mickey ears and get ready for the ultimate Disney experience when Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic and skates into a city near you. Be charmed by a cast of over 50 unforgettable Disney characters, with Mouse-ter of Ceremonies Mickey Mouse, the spirited Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy and many of the…

Wed 16 Oct

£26–£44 / 0871 945 6000

Thu 17 Oct

£26–£44 / 0871 945 6000

Fri 18 Oct

£26–£44 / 0871 945 6000

…and 2 more dates until 20 Oct

Elton John

Classic tunes from the veteran singer-songwriter's five decade career as he heads on his final 'Farewell Yellow Brick Road' tour.

Mon 9 Nov 2020

£45–£899 / 0871 945 6000

Fastlove: A Tribute to George Michael

An affectionate celebration of the life and music of George Michael including his early days with Wham!.

Thu 12 Dec

£39.70–£50.70 / 0871 945 6000

Grandpa's Great Escape

Many years ago, Grandpa was a World War II flying ace. But when he is sent to old folk’s home Twilight Towers – run by sinister Matron Swine – it’s up to Grandpa and his grandson, Jack, to plot a daring escape. Little do they know, the wicked matron is on to them… The first ever stage adaptation of Grandpa’s Great…

Mon 23 Dec

£25–£45 / 0871 945 6000

Tue 24 Dec

£25–£45 / 0871 945 6000

Thu 26 Dec

£25–£45 / 0871 945 6000

Gurdas Maan

Indian singer-songwriter.

Sat 20 Jul

£35–£100 / 0871 945 6000

Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live

Immersive monster trucks experience.

Fri 31 Jan 2020

£25–£40 / 0871 945 6000

Sat 1 Feb 2020

£25–£40 / 0871 945 6000

Sun 2 Feb 2020

£25–£40 / 0871 945 6000

Jack Whitehall: Stood Up

The English comedian returns to UK arenas.

Fri 15 Nov

£20–£175 / 0871 945 6000

Sat 16 Nov

£20–£175 / 0871 945 6000

Sun 17 Nov

£20–£175 / 0871 945 6000

The Joe and Dianne Show

Variety show featuring a bit of music, comedy and dance from the Strictly finalists Joe Sugg and Dianne Buswell.

Sun 12 Apr 2020

£29.50–£39.50 / 0871 945 6000

Jonas Brothers

When a musical group sells more than 20 million albums, they must be doing something right… and are usually satisfied to do more of the same. Not true with the Jonas Brothers. At the height of their career, this pop trio phenomenon took a three-year hiatus to refocus their creative energies. The result is an electrifying…

Wed 29 Jan 2020

£37.50–£85 / 0871 945 6000

Kaiser Chiefs

The multi-million selling jaunty rock and indie quintet.

Sat 25 Jan 2020

£22.50–£45 / 0871 945 6000

Liam Gallagher

Former Beady Eye front man and the other brother from Oasis.

Tue 12 Nov

£30–£55 / 0871 945 6000

The Magic of Motown

Tribute to the sweet soul sounds of Motown starring the supremely-talented Magic of Motown band, with hits made famous by the Isley Brothers, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Martha Reeves and more.

Fri 8 Nov

£39.70 / 0871 945 6000

Marvel Universe LIVE! Age of Heroes

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 defeat the worst villains in the Marvel Universe.

Thu 5 Dec

£22–£50 / 0871 945 6000

Fri 6 Dec

£22–£50 / 0871 945 6000

Sat 7 Dec

£22–£50 / 0871 945 6000

Sun 8 Dec

£22–£50 / 0871 945 6000

Muse

Full on bombastic assault of operatic guitar gymnastics from the mighty Muse.

Tue 17 Sep

£45–£319 / 0871 945 6000

Pete Tong Presents Ibiza Classics

Classical music and Clubland, together at last, thanks to the vision of a bona-fide dance music legend. Pete Tong Presents Ibiza Classics returns for a handful of hotly anticipated UK dates this December. The show sees timeless house tracks performed by the 65 piece Heritage Orchestra, conducted by award-winning conductor…

Wed 11 Dec

£45–£70 / 0871 945 6000

Professor Brian Cox

Professor Brian Cox takes audiences on a journey through space and time. The particle physicist is best known for his popular BBC series Wonders of … and non-fiction titles including Why Does E=mc²? and The Quantum Universe.

Sat 21 Sep

£35–£45 / 0871 945 6000

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, nephew of the legendary late Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, was mentored under him since birth and is now the King of Qawwali and Sufi music and the glorious voice behind hit songs such as Tere Mast Mast Do Nain, Sajda, Dil To Baccha Hai, and Teri Ore. Rahat Fateh Ali Khan was introduced to…

Sun 3 Nov

£30–£150 / 0871 945 6000

Rod Stewart

Gravel-voiced Rod returns for more onstage shenanigans lapped up by a partying crowd. There's always 'Maggie May' to look forward to. This time round he is promoting his latest studio album Blood Red Roses.

Fri 13 Dec

£210–£450 / 0871 945 6000

Tue 1 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0871 945 6000

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (with live orchestra)

Everyone's favourite Star Wars film accompanied by John Williams' musical score performed live by the Novello Orchestra.

Tue 1 Oct

£46.77–£57.47 / 0871 945 6000

What's Love Got To Do With It?

Cabaret as Australian actor/singer/songwriter Ruth Katerelos takes the audience on a musical journey through various states of love with Monique Kenny on guitar.

Thu 19 Mar 2020

£30–£45 / 0871 945 6000

WWE Live – Wrestlemania Revenge

The ultimate in 'sports entertainment' as the real deal WWE superstars of US wrestling bring the pain to the UK.

Wed 6 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0871 945 6000

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