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Dinners and award ceremonies are always memorable events and the first direct arena is an exceptionally unique venue delivering something different and special.

Set your event apart and wow your guests by dining in the same room global superstars have performed! Present on the same stage that has seen the likes of Bruce Springsteen, Michael Bublé and Prince entertain the crowds.

The auditorium transforms into an extraordinary banquet space, accommodating up to 1100 guests or as few as 300. The open-plan space with a purpose-built stage is ideal for your dinner and award ceremonies. We create a memorable and satisfying catering service for your event. Our head chef, her team and our kitchens are all based at the arena itself. With food prepared and cooked on-site using the best ingredients which are sourced seasonally and locally. Our in house team of waiting staff serve you all you need with skill and sophistication.

  • Banquet space, accommodating between 500 - 1,200 guests. 
  • Open-plan space with a purpose-built stage is ideal for award ceremonies.
  • Bespoke menus
  • The perfect space for graduations 
  • Dedicated arrival space for welcome drinks receptions 
  • Space for a dancefloor