ONE DIRECTION announce 2013 UK & Ireland arena tour

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Tickets available at Ticketmaster UK & Get Me In

They’ve sold over 1.6 million records in just four months; had 100 million views on YouTube; have two No.1 selling books; scored two major hit singles and a platinum selling debut album in the UK; and have been nominated for Best Single for ‘What Makes You Beautiful’ at this year’s BRIT Awards.

Now Zayn, Niall, Liam, Harry and Louis announce an arena tour of the UK and Ireland in February and March 2013.   

The 11 date tour will see the boys perform at key venues across England, Scotland and Wales, taking in Manchester Arena, London’s The O2 Arena, Glasgow’s SECC and Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena, amongst others. Full dates for the tour are as follows:

Friday 22nd - London The O2 Arena
Saturday 23rd - London The O2 Arena
Sunday 24th - London O2 Arena
Tuesday 26th - Glasgow SECC
Weds 27th - Glasgow SECC

MARCH 2013
Friday 1st - Cardiff Motorpoint Arena                 
Saturday 2nd - Cardiff Motorpoint Arena
Sunday 3rd - Cardiff Motorpoint Arena
Tues 5th - Dublin The 02
Wed 6th - Dublin The 02
Thurs 7th - Belfast Oddysey Arena
Fri  8th - Belfast Oddysey Arena
Sun 10th - Belfast Oddysey Arena
Mon 11th - Belfast Oddysey Arena
Tues 12th - Dublin The 02
Wed 13th - Dublin The 02
Friday 15th - Manchester Arena
Saturday 16th - Manchester Arena
Sunday 17th - Liverpool Echo Arena
Tuesday 19th - Sheffield Motorpoint Arena
Wednesday 20th - Nottingham Capital FM Arena
Friday 22nd - Birmingham LG Arena
Sat 23rd - Birmingham LG Arena
Sunday 24th - Newcastle Metro Radio Arena
Tues 26th - Sheffield Motorpoint Arena
Wed 27th - Newcastle Metro Arena
Fri 29th - Glasgow SECC
Sun 31st - Liverpool Echo Arena

APRIL 2013
Monday 1st - London O2 Arena
Tuesday 2nd - London 02 Arena

Tickets are on sale from Saturday 25th February at 9am at Ticketmaster UK. Other links to buy tickets are available from

Currently making waves in the USA by entering the US iTunes Top 10, the band are about to embark on a tour of America with boy band Big Time Rush. They recently filmed a cameo appearance for the immensely popular Nickelodeon show iCarly, as well as appearing on the cover of the likes of M Magazine. Over 100,000 fans in America also signed up to the band’s US Facebook page in a bid to bring 1D to their home state – Dallas showed the most love for the band to emerge triumphant.