One Direction will perform in Nottingham tonight before heading to Birmingham tomorrow.
Last year, fans camped overnight to get their hands on tickets after the first date sold out within hours.
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Old Market Square in Nottingham was a blaze of orange, green and white as hundreds brave the blizzard-like conditions.
Snow showers to continue with bitterly cold conditions across the region.
Bitterly cold and windy with snow showers, sometimes heavy.