Arena Birmingham is one of the busiest, large-scale indoor sporting and entertainment venues in the world and accommodates everything from music, sport and comedy, to family entertainment and live theatre. Each year, the venue hosts over 100 events and welcomes around 700,000 visitors through its doors. As a multi-purpose venue, it is extremely flexible and the Arena’s capacity can range from a maximum of 15,800 down to 2,464 for more intimate events.
The Arena has hosted more than 30 different sports in its history, including multiple global events such as the 2003 and 2018 IAAF World Indoor Athletics Championships, the Gymnastics World Cup Final, the Badminton World Championships, the Trampolining and Tumbling World Championships and the BMX World Championships. Other sporting spectaculars held at the Arena include the BBL Cup Final, International Netball, Premier League Darts and the Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships.
Accessibility: The venue has step free access and existing facilities such as a changing places toilet.
Opening Information: Arena Birmingham opens 90 minutes before the session start time. Please note there is no parking at or near the venue, except for limited blue badge parking, which must be pre-booked.