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Buying Tickets

Welcome to the tickets section which contains all you need to know about buying tickets for first direct arena.

The venue ticket office will only open on show days 1 hour before the doors open.

The ticket office will not open on non-event days.

Please be aware that if you don't buy your tickets from authorised outlets you run the risk of being refused entry to the venue or not getting any refund if the event is cancelled or postponed. If you choose not to use the ticket buying options below and are unsure of the legitimacy of a ticket outlet, we suggest you check the official artist or promoter website.

first direct arena's official ticketing services provider is TICKETMASTER

Before you book don't forget to have a browse through our Event Listing section and check out the Seating Plans section of the website so you can see where your seat is or where you want it to be!

If you are buying tickets for anyone 14 years or under we advise you purchase a seated ticket. Please be aware that during concerts people may stand up.

View a full list of terms and conditions.

How to Book

You can book tickets online through by simply clicking on the 'Book Now' button on the event you wish to attend from our Event Calendar.

You can buy tickets for accessible areas of the venue online for all events (subject to availablilty).  From the booking page just select the applicable Ticket Type from the menu.


If you have a specific question which has not been covered in the information above please email - [email protected]