The Barclaycard Arena

King Edward Rd Birmingham West Midlands
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The Barclaycard Arena has hosted events featuring more than thirty different sports since opening in 1991, among them Davis Cup tennis, The IAAF Grand Prix, and world-class events in sports such as badminton, table tennis, judo, powerlifting, basketball and wrestling. It’s also hosted its fair share of high profile entertainers, with the likes of Oasis, Coldplay and Paul McCartney all having played there. Disney On ice is a regular visitor to the Birmingham city centre venue, while way back in 1998, the venue even hosted the Eurovision Song Contest! The Barclaycard Arena can make use of the arena’s built-in flexibility, creating a more intimate theatre-style auditorium for up to 4,500.