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The SSE Arena, Belfast wish to thank all our staff, customers and artists for their continued co-operation and understanding during this unprecedented time in the interests of health and welfare of all. If you have tickets to an event that is cancelled or rescheduled, you will receive information in advance regarding this.

Rescheduled Events >>> Tickets remain valid for the new date

Cancelled Events >>> Credit card refunds are automatically refunded onto the card that was used to make the purchase. Please note that refunds may take slightly longer than normal at this time due to the ongoing situation. We would like to thank you for your patience.

ALL tickets purchased at a Ticketmaster outlet must be returned to the same Ticketmaster outlet

For a full listing of cancelled and rescheduled shows from Ticketmaster across Ireland please click here.

Snoop Dogg reschedules to 16 September 2022

"My biggest priority is to keep my team and my fans safe, due to ongoing issues with the pandemic we have to push back again to make sure we can go to every country on the tour in a safe way. IT’S GOIN DOWN IN SEPTEMBER!"

Rend Collective Reschedules

Rend Collective have rescheduled their October 2021 show to 17th June 2022. All original tickets remain valid for the new event date.

Lush! Classical 2021 SHOW POSTPONED

Due to ongoing restrictions and the continued uncertainty regarding standing indoor events in Northern Ireland, unfortunately the forthcoming date at the SSE Arena in Belfast on 16th October 2021 has to be postponed.

Please hold on to your tickets – further detail regarding this show will be provided as soon as possible.

COLIN GEDDIS EVENT UPDATE

"Due to the lack of clarity regarding the reopening of indoor events in Northern Ireland, and the restrictions that still currently apply to the venues, we have no option but to reschedule the upcoming Colin Geddis shows at The SSE Arena, Belfast.

Colin will now play the SSE Arena on 20th and 21st December 2021. Tickets from 24th September are valid for 20th December with tickets from 25th September valid for 21st December. Also just announced: Special guests Micky Bartlett and Aaron McCann will join Colin on both dates!

All tickets remain valid for the rescheduled dates - no exchange necessary."

Elton John's Forthcoming Farewell Yellow Brick Road European and UK Tour Dates Rescheduled

Elton John has today announced that the forthcoming 2021 European and UK tour dates of his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour have to be rescheduled to 2023 including the Shows scheduled for Dublin 3 Arena and Belfast SSE Arena.

Elton says: 'It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that I am forced to reschedule the 2021 dates of my Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour in Europe and the UK to 2023.

At the end of my summer break I fell awkwardly on a hard surface and have been in considerable pain and discomfort in my hip ever since. Despite intensive physio and specialist treatment, the pain has continued to get worse and is leading to increasing difficulties moving. I have been advised to have an operation as soon as possible to get me back to full fitness and make sure there are no long-term complications. I will be undertaking a program of intensive physiotherapy that will ensure a full recovery and a return to full mobility without pain.

I am going to complete the charitable Global Citizen event on 25th September as I don’t want to let a charity down. Being just five songs it’s a very different physical undertaking to the demands of playing for close to three hours every night on tour and travelling overnight between countries. After this I will be having the operation to ensure the tour can get back on the road in January of 2022 in New Orleans.

I know how patient my incredible fans have been since Covid halted touring last year, and it breaks my heart to keep you waiting any longer. I completely feel your frustrations after the year we’ve had. I promise you this - the shows will return to the road next year and I will make sure they are more than worth the wait.

Love,

Elton x'

Ticketholders of the rescheduled performances will receive new event information shortly and all original tickets will be honoured at the rescheduled performances.

Farewell Yellow Brick Road will recommence on 19th January 2022 in New Orleans and run until the summer of 2023.

For additional information visit eltonjohn.com

The ELTON JOHN FAREWELL YELLOW BRICK ROAD TOUR date being rescheduled in Belfast is as follows:

Friday 31 March 2023 BELFAST, SSE Arena (rescheduled from 6 December 2021)

Milestone Moment as Mass Vaccination Centre Closes and preparations begin for opening events at The SSE Arena, Belfast

The mass vaccination centre at The SSE Arena, Belfast has closed to the public. The landmark project delivered in partnership with the South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust and the Odyssey Trust delivered almost 370,000 vaccinations to the people of Northern Ireland over the last five months.

Pending guidance from the NI Executive over the coming weeks in relation to the removal of the remaining restrictions for large indoor events and confirmation of Covid entry requirements, preparations for the Arena’s opening events will continue at pace.

Commenting after the closing ceremony, Adrian Doyle, director of experience operations for The Odyssey Trust said: “We have been proud to play our part in the delivery of the mass vaccination centre here at The SSE Arena, Belfast. Working alongside the South Eastern Trust team, our staff have played an integral role in running of the mass vaccination centre over the last five months.

“At a time when current restrictions meant we could not host the world-class concerts, ice hockey and events we all know, love and have greatly missed, we were proud to support the health service in any way that we could.

“This project, and its culmination today, is an important moment in our 21-year history. We’re now ready to begin planning for our opening events and – hopefully - a return to the experiences people have missed most throughout this pandemic.”

The Arena has a busy calendar of events scheduled from late September through to December and onwards into 2022, encompassing everything from ice hockey to comedy shows, theatre events and concerts.

In early September, the ice is scheduled to go down on the Arena floor in preparation for the Belfast Giants’ training camp in mid-September, ahead of the team’s first home game on Friday 1st October 2021.

Covid entry requirements and the health and safety measures that will be in place at The SSE Arena’s opening events will be communicated with ticket holders in advance of these events taking place.

“It will be an important and emotional day for our staff but also for the people of Northern Ireland when these events return,” says Adrian. “It will signify something much greater – that we are on the road to a return of normal life.

“We have been working hard behind the scenes to make preparations for the safe return of full capacity audiences. We stand ready to implement the necessary and appropriate entry and health and safety measures to ensure the safe and enjoyable return of events to The SSE Arena, subject to the appropriate government and health advice.”

From Tuesday 24th August, the South Eastern Trust will move vaccinations to a marquee in The Odyssey Trust’s overflow carpark at the water’s edge on Queen’s Quay. Walk-in appointments for second dose vaccinations will be available daily from 8.30-4.30pm. First dose appointments will also be available, either walk in or online, for those aged 16-17 and children aged 12-15 who meet the criteria. For more information, click here.

The Belfast International Tattoo reschedules

The Board of Directors for the Belfast International Tattoo 2021 regret to announce that the Belfast International Tattoo 2021 will, unfortunately, have to be rescheduled to the 2nd and 3rd of September 2022.

All tickets remain valid for next years show.

Brian Cox reschedules to September 2022

Due to the ongoing uncertainty regarding the easing of Covid-19 restrictions across the UK and Ireland, Professor Brian Cox – Horizons: A 2021 Space Odyssey will be postponed until 2022. The Belfast show will now take place on Thursday 8th September.

We want to ensure all ticketholders can attend and therefore the full schedule of shows will go ahead on alternate dates next year, from 29th August-2nd October 2022. Any ticketholders unable to attend the newly scheduled date will be entitled to a full refund.

We understand this will be disappointing, but we look forward to seeing everyone in 2022. We’ve renamed the Tour “Horizons: A 21st Century Space Odyssey”.

Covid-19 Vaccination Centre FAQs

If you have a query in relation to the Covid-19 Vaccination Centre at The SSE Arena please click here.

Rob Lamberti reschedules to 2022

Rob Lamberti's SSE Arena show is rescheduling to Friday 1 July 2022.

All original tickets will remain valid for the new date.

Paw Patrol Live Cancelled

Due to the ongoing uncertainty of the covid-19 recovery roadmap, we have sadly been left with no option but to cancel the upcoming PAW Patrol Live in Belfast. We fully appreciate that this decision will come as a disappointment to many and we apologise for any inconvenience this will cause.

If you have any questions please contact your point of purchase who will be in touch with the next steps with your tickets.

We thank you for your understanding at this time and we hope to see you all again soon.

In Conversation with The Sopranos reschedules to 2nd July 2022

In Conversation with The Sopranos Important Information from Event Organisers >>>

"Following directives issued by the government and health authorities, all theatres will remain closed until further notice. In accordance with this we have had to reschedule ‘In Conversation With The Sopranos’ in The SSE Arena Belfast. The new date for this show will be 2nd July 2022. All tickets purchased remain valid for this new date."

Biggest 80s 90s Disco reschedules to 2022

Biggest 80s 90s Disco is rescheduling to Saturday 11th June 2022.

Original tickets will be valid for the new date.

David Gray reschedules show to 17 May 2022

Dear White Ladder ticket holders, thank you all for bearing with all this so patiently over the last 12 months. After lengthy discussions, it has been decided with regret that the only sensible option is to reschedule the entire White Ladder Anniversary Tour and move all the dates to 2022. It is hugely disappointing to have to do so, but the key word to keep in mind here is interconnectedness. It’s not enough that some of the dates might be able to happen this year, all of the dates need to happen in order that the tour as a whole makes sense. This is the third time I’ve had to make one of these announcements, but if I’m being honest, it’s the first time that I feel, with a strong degree of certainty, that these rescheduled shows will actually take place. All previously issued tickets remain valid for the new dates. Don’t stop believing! Dave x

Vaccination Centre Opens at The SSE Arena


A new Vaccination Centre has opened at The SSE Arena, Belfast in what is being hailed as a milestone moment for Northern Ireland’s Covid-19 pandemic response.

The centre, which opened to the public this morning (Monday 29th March 2021), represents a major step forward in the local vaccination programme.

Adrian Doyle, Director of Experience Operations, The Odyssey Trust, owners of The SSE Arena, Belfast said:Today marks a moment in the history of The SSE Arena Belfast that none of us could have ever foreseen. Over the next few months, The Arena will be home to what is being deemed ‘the biggest gig in town.’ This is certainly a very different type of event than we are used to hosting, and that people will be used to attending but it is a moment that will bring welcome hope and optimism.

“At a time when current restrictions mean we cannot host the world-class concerts, ice hockey and events we all know and love, we are proud to continue to play our part and support the health service in any way we can. This is a hugely positive step forward in the fight against Covid-19. It will also bring us closer to a return to the live events, entertainment and experiences we all love and have greatly missed throughout this pandemic and we are proud to support that effort.”

The Covid-19 vaccination Centre at The SSE Arena Belfast will operate alongside the other trust centres; GP practices; and participating community pharmacies to deliver the vaccine to the Northern Ireland population.

All advice, guidance and online booking for Covid-19 vaccinations is handled centrally by the HSC. Visit covid-19.hscni.net for further information.

Additional Information:

5 Seconds of Summer reschedule Belfast date

5 Seconds of Summer have rescheduled their Belfast date to April 4th 2022.

Original tickets remain valid for new date.

Premier League Darts Update

The Professional Darts Corporation have confirmed that all of the 2021 Unibet Premier League season is to be staged in April and May in Milton Keynes.

Due to the ongoing restrictions, the first nine nights of the 17-night season had been announced to be held behind closed doors next month.

However, the confirmation that the remaining eight nights of this year's Premier League will take place in Milton Keynes also means that the Premier League will not return to The SSE Arena in Belfast until 2022.

Next year's schedule has already been confirmed, with The SSE Arena set to host the Premier League's third league night on Thursday February 17 2022.

Ticket bookings for the 2020/2021 Premier League nights at The SSE Arena will be moved to the 2022 event, or fans can request a refund from their point of purchase.

The SSE Arena to be used as new Vaccination Centre

Further to this morning’s announcement from Health Minister, Robin Swann, we are pleased to confirm that The SSE Arena Belfast will be the location for a new Covid-19 mass vaccination centre.

Currently, restrictions mean The Arena cannot host the world-class events we all know and love and we are proud to play our part and support the health service in any way we can.

Adrian Doyle, Director of Xperience Operations, The Odyssey Trust, owners of The SSE Arena, Belfast said: “The Odyssey Trust continues to support the valiant ongoing efforts of our health service in any way that it can. The SSE Arena Belfast was built with a founding vision to bring world-class leisure and entertainment to the people of Northern Ireland but also to contribute to the community and enhance societal wellbeing.

“At a time when current restrictions mean that the Arena cannot be used for concerts, shows and events, we are proud to play our part in this major new effort to further extend the vaccination programme. This is a hugely positive step forward in the fight against Covid-19. It will also bring us closer to a return to the live events, entertainment and experiences we all love and have greatly missed throughout this pandemic and we are proud to continue to support that effort.”

It is anticipated that the vaccine centre will open in spring and run into the summer. We will provide an update on any impacted shows as soon as possible. All tickets will remain valid.

Please note: All advice, guidance and online booking for Covid-19 vaccinations is handled centrally by the HSC. Visit covid-19.hscni.net for further information.

JLS reschedule

JLS have rescheduled their SSE Arena date to 14 November 2021.

All original tickets will remain valid for the new date.

Andre Rieu reschedules Belfast date to May 13th 2022

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic André Rieu’s postponed 2020 UK/Ireland tour, scheduled for 2021, has been rescheduled to 2022. Current ticket holders should retain their tickets as they will be automatically honored for the new dates.

André Rieu says: “My Johann Strauss Orchestra and I were looking forward so much to returning to the UK and Ireland this year! I am therefore very sad that due to the ongoing pandemic, we are forced to reschedule our tour to 2022. My top priority is that you feel safe, happy and comfortable. My concerts are about sharing: Sharing the love, the laughter, sharing the singing. Sharing the joy of beautiful music and waltzing the night away TOGETHER – not apart. Unfortunately, none of this is possible yet. But there’s hope! The introduction of the vaccine will mean an end to this awful pandemic. Your tickets will automatically be honored for the new dates, and when this is over, when my orchestra, chorus, soloists and I are back on stage in the UK and Ireland, I promise we will make you forget all your sorrows. We will make you forget your worries. And we will spend happy evenings filled with music, which you and I will remember forever! I thank you from my heart for your loyalty and patience, for being a member of our big “André-Rieu-Family”. Please stay healthy and see you in 2022!

Much love, André”

Little Mix reschedule Confetti Tour

New Belfast Dates - 9th & 10th April 2022

You know how much we love being on the road and performing every night for you all. However, due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, we must prioritise the safety of our fans and crew and help to stop the spread. Therefore we’re so sad to say that the Confetti tour will be postponed to April 2022. All tickets will be valid for the corresponding rescheduled dates.

We can’t wait to see you when it is safe to do so.

Lots of love

The girls x

Genesis reschedule to September 2021

Genesis reschedule their SSE Arena date from 18th April to 18th September 2021.

All original tickets will remain valid for the new date.

The Magic of Motown & Radio GaGa reschedule to October 2021

In view of the ongoing uncertainty surrounding Covid-19, we have made the difficult decision to reschedule The Magic of Motown and Radio GaGa again.

All tickets purchased will be valid for the new dates. We look forward to seeing you then and presenting these great shows for you all to enjoy.

We appreciate your understanding at this difficult time. Stay safe and well.

Rescheduled dates:

The Magic of Motown – 21 October 2021

Radio GaGa – 22 October 2021

Unibet Premier League Darts will not take place on March 11th. New date TBC

Due to the current restrictions of the coronavirus pandemic, the start of the 2021 Unibet Premier League has been delayed from its original February start date and is now expected to begin around Easter.


Therefore the Belfast date on March 11 will no longer take place as scheduled and details of a rearranged date for later in the year will be confirmed in due course.

Gary Barlow reschedules SSE Arena show to November 2021

Gary Barlow's SSE Arena show is rescheduled from June to 27 November 2021. All original tickets remain valid for new date.

Update for Giants Season Ticket Holders and Partners

We expect that many of you will have questions and so, we wanted to provide answers to as many as we possibly can.

ARE YOU A 2020/21 SEASON TICKET HOLDER?

We want to thank you for your valued commitment and support to the Giants. We really appreciate all of your messages of support, as well as your continued backing. The Stena Line Belfast Giants wouldn’t be the club it is without its fans and as we always say, our season ticket holders are the backbone of this club.

Sadly, having a full EIHL season starting in 2020 with 10 teams is now beyond us. The League is looking into the possibility of some form of ice hockey potentially taking place in the UK in early 2021, but this may not include all teams and is dependent on government guidelines and crowds being allowed back inside venues.

We will continue our discussions with the Elite League Board, but our focus is now on the 2021-2022 season.

We need your support now more than ever. To help us plan for the future, we’re keen to bring as many of our season ticket holders forward to the 2021-2022 season as possible.

• You will be able to pause your current direct debit and roll over your existing balance to the 2021/22 Elite League season.

• Or, you can continue to pay your direct debits until 1st March 2021. Therefore, you will be able to look forward to the 2021/22 Elite League season, knowing that your balance is paid in full.

• If you need a refund, we will of course look after this for you. Refund requests should be made via Ticketmaster. Login to your season ticket account on Ticketmaster here from 3pm on Wednesday 16th September to select which option you would prefer.

As an incentive to transfer your 2020-21 season ticket money over to season 2021-22, we would like to offer the following package of benefits:

• Your 2020/21 package will be automatically become a Season Ticket for the 2021/22 season, with prices frozen for you.

• You will receive a £50 credit towards food and drinks at The SSE Arena, Belfast during the 2021/22 season.

• You will also receive a bespoke 2020/21 jersey (worth £65) that won’t be available for sale anywhere else. We will send you more information on how you can claim this via email in advance of the 2021/22 season.

• Over the coming months, we will be hosting live fan events with Head Coach, Adam Keefe and other special guests that will be exclusive for our 2021/22 season ticket holders. These events will be held online, for now, with a view to hosting these in person, when it is safe to do so.

• Lastly, when we return for the 2021/22 season, we want to do something special for our Giants season ticket holders. As a thank you for your support, we will inscribe the names of all 2021/22 season ticket holders in the ice at the SSE Arena.

Your name will be on the ice, just inside the blue line on the end of the ice the Giants defends twice. So, away teams will not only have to defeat Belfast, the team – they will now also have to defeat Belfast, the people.

WERE YOU A 2019/20 SEASON TICKET HOLDER?

We also want to thank you for your support. We know that the vast majority of you have already committed to a package for the 2020/21 season.

You will receive a £20 credit towards food and drinks during the 2021/22 season. The credit will be given to you, regardless of whether you had signed up for a 2020/21 season ticket or not. We will send you more information on how you can claim this via email before the beginning of the 2021/22 season.

We will also give you the opportunity to take advantage of some of the incentives we have detailed above, should you decide to purchase the 2021-22 season ticket before the end of January 2021.

SPONSORS & PARTNERS

Are you an official sponsor or partner of the Belfast Giants? We also want to thank you for all of your messages of support over the last number of months.

You will have already received information from us to keep you updated on this situation. If you have any queries – then please contact Mark Brooks at any time.

Giants Update on the 2020/21 Season

The Odyssey Trust, owners of the Stena Line Belfast Giants, can confirm that the 2020-21 EIHL season has been suspended. The Elite League was scheduled to start on December 5th, with a Magic5 weekend in Nottingham. Regrettably, current government guidelines on mass gatherings and social distancing mean this will not be possible.

Over the last six months, we have been working hard with the other nine teams in the League to facilitate a return to play for the 2020-21 season. We are extremely disappointed that we are unable to find a model that is economically viable, meets all government guidelines and is safe for our fans and players.

Sadly, having a full EIHL season starting in 2020 with 10 teams is now beyond us. The League is looking into the possibility of some form of ice hockey potentially taking place in the UK in early 2021, but this may not include all teams and is dependent on crowds being allowed back inside venues.

Covid-19 has had a devastating impact on the sport, leisure and entertainment sectors. This will be the first time in our 20-year history that the Giants will miss a season.

The Odyssey Trust is committed to the future of hockey in Belfast – with the Giants, as well as the Friendship Four NCAA competition. Therefore, the focus will now turn to implementing our return to business strategy for the 2021/22 Elite League season.

We informed our players very early during this pandemic that we were not going to hold them back from finding other opportunities and have kept them updated on our conversations with the Elite League Board.

We have retained a core team of non-playing staff, so that we are ready to rebuild a new team when the time comes, and our recruitment will now focus on the 2021/22 Elite League season.

This pandemic has been challenging for all of us and whilst we are disappointed not to be playing this season, we do understand that there are factors far bigger than hockey at play in the world right now.

ROBERT FITZPATRICK, CEO OF THE ODYSSEY TRUST SAID:

“Thanks to the Belfast Giants, ice hockey is now a mainstream sport of choice for many people in Northern Ireland. In the land of the Giants everyone is equal, regardless of class, creed or gender and that’s what make us special to so many of our fans, sponsors and supporters. Unfortunately, Covid-19 doesn’t discriminate either and we have been hit extremely hard by this virus. As a tier five business, we will be amongst the last to re-open.”

“We are committed to safeguarding the future of the Belfast Giants and will prepare to return for the 2021-22 season, but Covid-19 still poses a very serious threat to our business. We are doing everything we can to mitigate this threat, but we also need government to step up and provide vital support to protect the future of our industry, which contributes so much, not just in significant economic impact but also as part of the cultural and social fabric of our city.”

Over the next few months, we will miss Hockey Night in Belfast at the SSE Arena and we know you will too. Right now, we ask that you take care of yourselves and your families. We will get through this and can’t wait to be back on the ice again. In the meantime, we are planning a range of initiatives to keep the Belfast Giants community spirit alive and well.

Steve Thornton, Head of Hockey and Commercial, the Odyssey Trust said:

“We hoped that this day would not come and it’s with a heavy heart that we confirm that the League has been suspended. It’s very disappointing but given the circumstances, there was no other option. We, like many clubs, have reached the point of no return for a 2020 start to the season; we need to start committing to significant expenses to build a team and with no government guidance on the timeline for the reintroduction of indoor sports events and mass gatherings, we simply can’t take that risk.”

“We understand how difficult this news is going to be for our incredible fans, some of whom haven’t missed a game in 20 years. We want to assure you that we will do everything possible to bring ice hockey back to this amazing city at the earliest possible opportunity and that we will work hard to keep the Belfast Giants family connected, through a range of fan initiatives and events, which we will be announcing soon.”

“We will be recording a special edition of A View from the Bridge this week and would invite fans to share any questions they have with us via email to info@belfastgiants.com. We will endeavour to get through as many fan questions, as possible.”

#WeAreGiants #WeAreTogether

Rend Collective reschedule to 2021

Rend Collective have rescheduled their SSE Arena show to Saturday 23 October 2021.

Original tickets will be valid for the new date.

Farmer's Bash cancellation

Our fingers and toes were well crossed and we held out for a miracle but unfortunately, it looks like COVID-19 is set to be with us for quite some time yet. We have therefore made the heart-breaking decision to cancel this year’s Farmer’s Bash, which was scheduled for Friday 9th October at The SSE Arena, Belfast.

We would like to thank all our fans for their patience and support during these difficult times but we promise you this...we will comeback BIGGER & BETTER than ever for one massive reunion VERY SOON!

In the meantime, all ticket holders will be automatically refunded.

Keep an eye on our page for more exciting news coming soon....

Paddy Raff's 19th September date reschedules to 6th March 2021

Due to the ongoing regulations around COVID19, Paddy Raff’s sold out performance scheduled for 19th September 2020 at SSE Arena Belfast has been rescheduled to Saturday 6th March 2021. All tickets remain valid for the rescheduled show.

Cage Warriors cancel Belfast show - rescheduled date to be confirmed soon

Following ongoing government measures relating to Covid-19 crisis, Cage Warriors have removed a number of events from their 2020 schedule.

In a necessary re-shaping of their 2020 schedule, Cage Warriors have postponed the following events:

Cork - 25th July

Cardiff - 8th August

Belfast - 26th September

Birmingham - 10th October

Stay tuned for an imminent announcement on a set of new events, which will see Cage Warriors make their long-awaited return to action this year.

Cage Warriors President Graham Boylan has issued the following statement:

“This year the world has thrown things at us that we couldn’t have predicted, and it’s with regret that we announce these cancellations.

“But our plan was always to return at the first given opportunity with some of the biggest and best cards we can possibly put together, and we’re almost ready to show you what we’ve been working on.

“The lockdown period has allowed us to spend real time planning how and where to return with the most impact. We can’t wait to be back.”

Original tickets will be valid for the rescheduled date once announced.

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