Newcastle Metro Radio Arena

Arena Way, NE4 7NA Newcastle

Venue information

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The Newcastle Metro Radio Arena, officially ranked the 7th busiest venue in the world by Pollstar magazine, is the largest concert and exhibition arena in the North East of England and is owned and operated by SMG Europe.

The Newcastle Metro Radio Arena has a strong commitment to the North East as a region, and is more than capable of supporting the very best in entertainment in its huge 40,000sq metre site.

The 11,000 plus seater purpose built Arena was the brainchild of former Animals stars, the late Chas Chandler and his partner in Park Arena Nigel Stanger. It opened in November 1995 and the first concert saw the legendary David Bowie grace the stage.

Some of the biggest names in the business have wowed crowds at the Arena including the likes of Oasis, Rod Stewart, Coldplay, Kanye West, Justin Bieber, Beyonce, Rihanna, Take That, Kings of Leon, Kasabian, Peter Kay, Mamma Mia, Cirque Du Soleil and the internationally acclaimed Riverdance and Les Miserables to name just a few.

Since its opening, the Metro Radio Arena quickly established itself as a leading UK venue and major North East landmark, alongside the Tyne Bridge, Angel of the North and Hadrian's Wall. It has already played host to millions of visitors to concerts, exhibitions, conferences and world class sports events.

Thousands of children and adults alike have watched the sensational Disney on Ice performances, whilst sports enthusiasts have enjoyed World Championship boxing, WWE wrestling and Premier League Darts at the Newcastle Metro Radio Arena.

Metro Radio Arena box office opening hours From 7th January 2013

Monday: Friday 10am – 4pm
Saturday: 10am – 2:30pm
Sunday: Closed


Event information: Customers can collect tickets from the Metro Radio Arena box office at any time after booking. The card holder must collect tickets unless letter of authorisation is provided. Card and order number are needed to collect tickets.

Ticket information:
You have chosen to collect your ticket(s) at the Metro Radio Arena. Your ticket(s) will be available an hour before the event, please print and take your order confirmation.

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

Our Bag Policy

We encourage you to only bring essential items and stress no large bags or backpacks at all will be permitted into venue.

We will not allow any large bags, backpacks, holdalls, luggage or computer bags into the venue. There is no storage or cloak room facility available so please make alternative arrangements before arriving to the venue.

Exceptions will only be made for those with medical requirements and/or special needs, we ask this is communicated to venue ahead of visit for ease of entry.

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Paw Patrol Live! Race To The Rescue

Metro Radio Arena
19/08/17 / 10:30

Your favourite Nickelodeon pups in an all-new live show!

Tickets available
Tickets from £18.35
Paw Patrol Live! Race To The Rescue

Metro Radio Arena
19/08/17 / 13:30

Your favourite Nickelodeon pups in an all-new live show!

Tickets available
Tickets from £18.35
Paw Patrol Live! Race To The Rescue

Metro Radio Arena
19/08/17 / 16:30

Your favourite Nickelodeon pups in an all-new live show!

Tickets available
Tickets from £18.35
John Legend

Metro Radio Arena
09/09/17 / 20:00

John Legend returns with gigs at Newcastle, Manchester and Leeds!

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Tickets available
Tickets from £52.55
Disney on Ice Presents: Passport To Adventure

Metro Radio Arena
03/10/17 / 18:30

Tickets available
Tickets from £19.80
Newcastle Metro Radio Arena
4.2 (211 Reviews)
Acoustics & sight lines
On-site service

Selected reviews for this venue:

Liz, 13/01/17
Excellent standards and staff, clean easy to navigate no problems what so ever, everyone is so friendly and helpfull
Avenged Sevenfold (13/01/17) - Fantastic event
Went to radio arena to see avenged Sevenfold, was absolutely gutted when I found that my view of the stage was totally blocked out by cameras and lighting, however customer services were brilliant and moved me with no hassle thankyou for a awesome night, and being so understanding x
Andrea, 01/02/15
The venue was ideal for this concert. We were standing and the atmosphere on the floor was electric. The parking was good but a little pricey at the arena. The stage set up and the acoustics was exceptional. Nice one!
Queen & Adam Lambert (01/02/15) - Best concert yet
Ive been to a few concerts over the years and this is the best one yet! Unfortunately I was too young to have been able to see Freddie Mercury but these guys still made him a large factor in the show
Bev, 01/02/15
Brilliant atmosphere drink rather expensive plenty of toilets only problem was at the centre of the stage was a big black Im thinking it was a camera which blocked our view of the screen
Queen & Adam Lambert (01/02/15) - Amazing
Absolutely fabulous Adam lambert was amazing would defiantly go back, only drawback was a drunk woman was up and down all night it would have been quicker for her to turn left but she always turned right and the whole row had to move for her
Address: Newcastle Metro Radio Arena
Arena Way, NE4 7NA Newcastle
Public transport
Getting to the Newcastle Metro radio Arena by Public Transport

Take local bus services or the Metro to Central Station and the Arena is approximately 5 minutes walk away.

There are two bus routes that go to Railway Street next to the arena:

No 22 Goes from Market Street to the Arena, the last one is 6.25pm
No 604 Goes from Eldon Square, the last one is 11.00pm

All public travel information is available from the Nexus website or Traveline on 0871 200 22 33.

By road
How to get to the Newcastle Metro radiop Arena by Car or Coach

The Metro Radio Arena Newcastle is only 3 minutes from the A1 North - South route. Take the A184 signposted 'City Centre', then follow the A189 over the Redheugh Bridge. When in the vicinity of the Arena, follow the signs to the appropriate car parks.


Newscastle Metro Radio Arena event Car Parking

There are over 600 convenient Official Car Park spaces available on site at the rear of the building that offer;

CCTV cameras
Regular security patrols

Alternatively, when our Car Park is full, we recommend using the NCP Car Park located next to the Arena, with its entrance on Redheugh Bridge Road.

You may be able to book your car park place when you purchase your event tickets; we have a limited number of discounted spaces available saving £1 on the usual fee, available for certain concerts.

Cars with wheelchair patrons can park at the Arena subject to availability on a first come first served basis. Pre-booking is not available.


Venue Facilities
Metro Radio Arena provides the following facilities to assist with access requirements:
  • Accessible parking is available free of charge on site with the display of a valid blue badge (badge holder must be present & subject to availability)
  • A box office window with a lowered counte
  • All box office windows are fitted with a loop system
  • Concession & Merchandise stands with lowered counter
  • Designated seating areas within the venue for wheelchair users, or those with walking difficulties, and their companions
  • Unisex accessible toilets fitted with radar keys
  • Wheelchair accessible toilets available on every level
  • A hearing loop system within the lower tiers. Please speak to the Accessibility Team for more details on booking this area

Booking Tickets
We advise customers to share their access requirements and any other information that may help the team book suitable seats within the arena at the time of booking.

To book tickets, please call the Accessibility Team on 0844 493 6666 and select option 3 or visit the venue Box Office in person.

Free Tickets for Companions
Where a patron with disabilities requires a companion to attend then the combined total cost for patron and companion will be equivalent to the full price of one ticket. This must be stated at time of booking before payment is made.