Metro Radio Arena
- Arena Way
- NE4 7NA
- Tel: 0844 493 4567
The Metro Radio Arena Newcastle, is the largest concert and exhibition
venue in the North East of England and is owned and operated by SMG.
The 11,000+ seater purpose built Metro Radio Arena Newcastle 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 has welcomed some of
the biggest names in the entertainment world featuring the likes of Oasis, Guns
‘n’ Roses, Rod Stewart, Kylie, Elton John, Coldplay, Kanye West, Justin Bieber,
Beyonce, Rihanna, Take That, Kings of Leon, Kasabian, Il Divo, Andre Rieu,
Michael Buble, Peter Kay, Mamma Mia, Cirque Du Soleil and the internationally
acclaimed Riverdance and Les Miserables to name just a few.
The 40,000 square feet of exhibition and conference space is the largest
under one roof in the North East and has hosted many prestigious events,
including the BT AGM and the Northern Rock Building Society's Special meeting
proposing their change to a plc.