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We Are Manchester: Manchester Arena Reopening

After the awful events that took place at Manchester Arena earlier this year, the doors are finally reopening with an absolute whopper of a concert to commemorate those who lost their lives. September 9th with officially mark the reopening of the arena and some absolutely huge names that will make it a night to remember.

Some of the confirmed performances include Noel Gallagher, The Courteeners and Blossoms but there’s bound to be even more big names to mark the occasion. Poet Tony Walsh, also known as “Longfella” will also be performing at the concert after his inspiring poem “This Is The Place” touched the heart of so many people at the Manchester attack memorial service in Albert Square. With more acts to be confirmed in the next few days, you can also expect a pre show DJ set from Clint Boon to really get you into the spirit of things.

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To remember those who lost their lives at the Ariana Grande concert in May, plans are going ahead to create a permanent memorial. This will be funded by the Manchester Memorial Fund which is overseen by the Lord Mayor of Manchester and all profits of the concert will go towards this charity.

Seated and standing tickets are priced at just £25 and £30 (plus booking fee) and are on sale right now. These can be bought at www.eventim.co.uk (or by calling 0844 847 8000) and www.ticketmaster.co.uk (or by calling 0844 844 0444). There is a maximum of 4 tickets sold per person and keep in mind that there will be no box office purchases for the concert.

Tickets will have names printed on them and ID checks will take place on entrance. Security for the concert will be maximum with no backpacks or bags larger than 35cm x 40cm x 19cm and no extra bag storage will be available. All concert goers will have to go through additional security checks and screening upon arrival.

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