Public safety continues to be our priority. We’re doing all we can to keep you safe at our venue. Please remember we do not permit backpacks or large bags and you will be screened upon arrival. Read more about our safety policy here. Read more

Arriving at the venue

Please note that searches will take place before you enter the Arena.

Refusing a search may result in being refused entry to the venue with no refund.

Please do not bring large bags to the arena as this may prohibit entry to the building.

There is no cloakroom or storage available at the venue. 

The arena is extremely busy and fast paced environment please look after your belongings

Prohibited Items 

No food and drink to brought into the arena, it will be confiscated.

No football/rugby clothing or colours

No large umbrellas are permitted inside the building

first direct arena has a zero tolerance on illegal drugs, excessive drinking, and anti-social behaviour; you will be ejected from the premises.

first direct arena has received recognition of its design, commitment and support for deaf and disabled guests, from leading charity Attitude is Everything. The first direct arena has been awarded the Silver level of the Charter for Best Practice. For more information on accessibility please click here

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