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Sheffield Arena was built to host the World Student Games and was officially opened by Her Majesty The Queen on 30th May 1991. In the summer of 2013 the venue underwent a multi-million pound investment and now has a new roof, doors, seats, lighting, catering and toilet facilities.
The Arena can accommodate audiences from a theatre style 3,500 up to a 13,600 capacity, making it the regions biggest capacity indoor Arena. It's hosted the worlds most legendary musical superstars, as well as the world's biggest sporting greats, from trophy winning Sheffield Steelers to boxing world title fights and darts heroes like Phil 'The Power' Taylor.
In August 2014 the Arena launched The Steel Hall a 4,000 seated, 4,500 fixed capacity venue within the Arena. The first show to perform in this venue was Jeff Wayne's Musical version of The War of The Worlds - The Final Arena Tour.
This venue has achieved Bronze Status for disabled access from Attitude Is Everything.
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- Wednesday 27th Jul: The Who to play Sheffield Arena in April 2017
- Monday 25th Jul: Avenged Sevenfold to play Sheffield Arena in January 2017
- Thursday 21st Jul: Yorkshire Cosplay Con 2017 announced at Sheffield Arena for June 2017
- Monday 11th Jul: Cirque Du Soleil to appear at Sheffield Arena in February 2017
- Friday 8th Jul: Billy Connolly to appear at Sheffield Arena in November
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I have to say as a support act Airborne were very good - I will certainly make an effort to catch them again. There is a feeling you are listing to an AC/DC tribute band (early days) - not a bad thing.
Iron Maiden - awesome as usual. They… (cont'd) Chris or Robert from Chesterfield
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