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Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th April 2017

Big North Tattoo Show

Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th April 2017

The Big North Tattoo Show - Total Tattoo Magazine in association with Tattoo.T.V are proud to announce the North East's biggest ever tattoo event.

Monday 1st May 2017

The Vamps Middle Of The Night Tour

Monday 1st May 2017

The Vamps recently announced their world tour plans including a big run of UK & Ireland arenas. The UK and Ireland dates kick off next April 28th and wrap on May 19th 2017. The Vamps will hit the Metro Radio Arena Newcastle on Monday 1st May 2017.

Friday 5th May 2017

Adam Ant with special guests Glam Skanks

Friday 5th May 2017

Following the hugely successful Kings of the Wild Frontier tour earlier this year, which saw Adam play his classic and now iconic album to over 30,000 fans in sold out venues across the UK, Adam Ant has announced ANTHEMS The Singles Tour.

Saturday 6th May 2017

Chris Ramsey

Saturday 6th May 2017

A brand new stand up show for 2017 from the comedian you've seen on The Chris Ramsey Show (Comedy Central), Virtually Famous (E4), I’m A Celebrity: Extra Camp (ITV 2) and various newspapers when he was wrongly arrested in a hotel in his underpants.

Monday 8th & Tuesday 9th May 2017

Take That with Special Guests All Saints

Monday 8th & Tuesday 9th May 2017

For the first time ever Take That’s main stage will be in the centre of the arena floor, giving fans a truly unique and memorable experience like never before.

Crowne Plaza
Crowne Plaza
Event Announcement

Thursday 11th May 2017

Micky Flanagan An’ Another Fing…

Thursday 11th May 2017

One of UK Comedy’s biggest names, Micky Flanagan took to the Jonathan Ross show on Saturday night to announce his 16 date ‘An’ Another Fing…’ 2017 tour.

Friday 12th May 2017

WWE Live

Friday 12th May 2017

WWE have announced that its unique brand of action packed entertainment is returning to the UK in May 2017

Saturday 13th May 2017

Professor Brian Cox Live

Saturday 13th May 2017

Now coming to even more venues across UK and Ireland in Spring 2017 it’s the hotly anticipated tour by the acclaimed Professor Brian Cox, OBE. The show will take audiences on a dazzling journey through space and time, delving into ‘high science’ and freewheeling on the edges of the known cosmos.

Sunday 14th May 2017

Iron Maiden

Sunday 14th May 2017

Rock legends IRON MAIDEN continue their hugely successful The Book of Souls World Tour into 2017 with a series of European arena shows opening in Antwerp, Belgium on April 22.

Saturday 20th & Sunday 21st May 2017

Film & Comic Con Newcastle

Saturday 20th & Sunday 21st May 2017

Film & Comic Con Newcastle will be once again taking over the Metro Radio Arena this year. Taking place over the weekend of Saturday 20th & Sunday 21st May 2017, Film & Comic Con Newcastle promises to bring you some of your favourite stars from TV, Film and Comics as well as a whole host of fun activities including photo shoots, panels, autograph sessions and hundreds of stalls full of TV and Film memorabilia to browse.

Hawthorns
Hawthorns
Event Announcement

Friday 6th May 2016 rescheduled to Thursday 25th May 2017

The Sessions - A live re-staging of the Beatles at Abbey Road Studios Postpones all Engagements Indefinitely

Friday 6th May 2016 rescheduled to Thursday 25th May 2017

Therefore, it is with the deepest regret that The Soundstage Theatre Company UK recently announced the indefinite postponement and cancellation of all current performances of 'THE SESSIONS - a LIVE re-staging of The Beatles at Abbey Road Studios'.

Thursday 22nd - Sunday 25th June 2017

Mrs Brown's Boys presents Good Mourning Mrs Brown Additional Performance Confirmed

Thursday 22nd - Sunday 25th June 2017

Mrs Brown’s Boys is heading to the Metro Radio Arena as part of their 2017 Tour, and due to phenomenal demand for everyone’s favourite family we are proud to confirm an additional performance as Sunday 25th June, making a total of five live performances in Newcastle - SHE’S BACK with the hilarious “Good Mourning Mrs. Brown”.

Wednesday 5th & Thursday 6th July 2017

Manufacturing and Engineering Exhibition and Conference North East

Wednesday 5th & Thursday 6th July 2017

The award winning Manufacturing & Engineering exhibition and conference, returns to the North East on 5th – 6th July and is open for free ticket registration. Now in its third year, Manufacturing & Engineering is the leading exhibition and conference in the North East,

Sunday 9th July 2017

Blink 182 with special guest Frank Turner and The Front Bottoms

Sunday 9th July 2017

Fresh from the success of their #1 UK and US album “California”, Blink-182, the punk pop favourites of a generation, have confirmed a huge UK tour in July 2017. The tour will land in Newcastle at the Metro Radio Arena on Sunday 9th July 2017.

Saturday 12th August 2017

5 Star Wrestling 'Dominant Wrestling Championships'

Saturday 12th August 2017

Not many champions are daring enough to issue an open challenge to the world but on January 28th, John Morrison did just that and to everyone’s surprise, 7 of this industries hottest free agents, stepped forward to fight for the 5 Star Championship.

The GIN Bar
The GIN Bar
Event Announcement

Saturday 26th August 2017

BROS

Saturday 26th August 2017

Due to unforeseen logistical circumstances, it is with sincere regret that BROS have had to cancel the date in Newcastle of their forthcoming UK Tour.

Saturday 9th September 2017

John Legend - Darkness and Light Tour 2017

Saturday 9th September 2017

Acclaimed, multi-platinum selling, Oscar, Golden Globe, and 10x Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter John Legend will return to Europe to embark on his biggest tour yet this September and October including one outstanding performance at the Metro Radio Arena Newcastle on Saturday 9th September 2017.

Wednesday 20th & Thursday 21st September 2017

Skills North East 2017

Wednesday 20th & Thursday 21st September 2017

Skills North East aims to inspire the region’s youth about their future careers and opportunities. The event attracts young people from schools, colleges and community groups alongside their friends and families.

Tuesday 3rd - Sunday 8th October 2017

Disney On Ice presents Passport to Adventure

Tuesday 3rd - Sunday 8th October 2017

Disney On Ice is returning to Tyneside this October with a fun-filled tour of the imagination in Disney On Ice presents Passport to Adventure. Families are invited to journey to the most memorable destinations with their favourite Disney characters and get swept away by classic tales that have captivated the world. This ice spectacular visits Newcastle from 3 – 8 October for ten performances at The Metro Radio Arena.

Wednesday 11th October 2017

LITTLE MIX ANNOUNCE FOURTH NEWCASTLE PERFORMANCE

Wednesday 11th October 2017

The world’s biggest girl group Little Mix announced a brand new arena tour and due to sheer phenomenal demand for the show in Newcastle the Metro Radio Arena are thrilled to announce a FOURTH performance has been added as Wednesday 11th October 2017 with tickets for the must see show of 2017 on sale 9.00am Thursday 1st December 2016.

Crowne Plaza
Crowne Plaza

Monday 16th October 2017

Emeli Sandé

Monday 16th October 2017

Emeli Sandé has today revealed that she will be embarking on a UK and Ireland arena tour in October 2017. The announcement comes after her recently scheduled dates in March/April 2017 sold out within hours.

Friday 3rd & Saturday 4th November 2017

LITTLE MIX

Friday 3rd & Saturday 4th November 2017

The world’s biggest girl group Little Mix announced a brand new arena tour this week and due to phenomenal demand for the show in Newcastle this morning the Metro Radio Arena are excited to announce a THIRD performance has been added as Friday 3rd November 2017 with tickets for this must see show on sale now.

Wednesday 8th & Thursday 9th November 2017

John Bishop Winging It

Wednesday 8th & Thursday 9th November 2017

Comedy superstar John Bishop is set to return to Newcastle in November 2017, as he announces his long awaited return to stand-up comedy, with a brand new live show, WINGING IT.

Saturday 18th November 2017

James Arthur with special guest Ella Henderson

Saturday 18th November 2017

The 9-date tour, with Ella Henderson in support, includes a show where it all began at the Metro Radio Arena Newcastle on Saturday 18th November and will undoubtedly be a fast sell out if his previous dates are anything to go by.

Monday 20th November 2017

Steps with special guests Vengaboys

Monday 20th November 2017

Steps return for 2017 with a huge UK arena tour, plus a brand-new single and album, marking their twentieth anniversary. It has been five years since Steps delighted North East audiences at the Metro Radio Arena and we are so excited to welcome them back for one explosive evening on Monday 20th November 2017 with special guests Vengaboys.

Hawthorns
Hawthorns

Saturday 25th November 2017

ELVIS In Concert - Live on Screen

Saturday 25th November 2017

2017 looks set to be another vintage year for fans of the King! Following the sellout British arena tour last year and the No.1 multi-platinum album The Wonder Of You, Elvis returns to the UK for a live concert experience like no other, featuring the most recognisable voice of all time, backed by the legendary Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra.

Friday 1st December 2017

Queen + Adam Lambert Live 2017

Friday 1st December 2017

Just weeks after announcing a 26-date summer tour of North America, Queen + Adam Lambert today revealed further live plans for 2017 which will now see the band return to Europe later this year for a series of 24 dates including a much welcomed return to the Metro Radio Arena Newcastle on Friday 1st December 2017. The tour will showcase a spectacular new stage production and a set list, which the band hints will provide some surprises.

Tuesday 5th December 2017

Steps with special guests Vengaboys - ON SALE NOW

Tuesday 5th December 2017

Steps are well and truly back! After announcing their return just one week ago to celebrate their 20th Anniversary, they have released their new single Scared Of The Dark to rapturous response, topped the iTunes singles chart, performed on Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway and sold out several of their UK tour dates.

Wednesday 6th December 2017

UB40

Wednesday 6th December 2017

Featuring UB40’s five founding members Robin Campbell, Brian Travers, Jimmy Brown, Earl Falconer and Norman Hassan, and long-time members Duncan Campbell, Martin Meredith, Lawrence Parry and Tony Mullings, the ‘Cities and Towns Tour’ will arrive into Newcastle at the Metro Radio Arena on Wednesday 6th December 2017

Tuesday 19th - Sunday 31st December 2017

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor® Dreamcoat

Tuesday 19th - Sunday 31st December 2017

Joe McElderry will return home this Christmas in his celebrated and critically acclaimed role in the sparkling family musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor® Dreamcoat. The musical will run at Newcastle’s prestigious Metro Radio Arena for a strictly limited Christmas season from 19th – 31st December 2017.

The GIN Bar
The GIN Bar

Sunday 18th February 2018

Sunday for Sammy 2018 ON SALE NOW

Sunday 18th February 2018

Sunday for Sammy, unofficially known as the Geordie Command Performance, will return to Tyneside on Sunday 18th February 2018 but this time at a new venue. The show, first held as a tribute to Geordie actor Sammy Johnson in 2000, has been presented at Newcastle City Hall for nearly every performance. However, in recent years the demand for tickets has far out-stripped the supply. In 2016 the two spectacular shows sold-out in a day and thousands of disappointed fans couldn’t get tickets.

Saturday 24th February 2018

Paul Weller

Saturday 24th February 2018

Paul Weller releases his eagerly awaited 13th studio album A Kind Revolution and announces a UK Arena tour for 2018 which will see the legend return to the Metro Radio Arena Newcastle on Saturday 24th February 2018.

Wednesday 11th - Saturday 14th April 2018

Heaven on Earth The Live Arena Spectacular

Wednesday 11th - Saturday 14th April 2018

Telling the story of Adam and Eve Heaven on Earth will be touring arenas across the UK from December 2017 through to May 2018 appearing at the Metro Radio Arena from Wednesday 11th – Saturday 14th April 2018. This spectacular new musical is brought to audiences by Eden International Productions and journeys back to the very beginning of time.