Bublé to star at Barclaycard Arena after £26m revamp

Michael Bublé will be the star of the show as Birmingham's NIA opens its doors after a major revamp and is relaunched as the Barclaycard Arena.

Michael Buble will be the star of the show at the Barclaycard Arena Credit: PA

The iconic city centre venue has undergone a £26 million redevelopment, with improvements including new seats, more food and drink outlets, and a higher capacity.

Bublé will be opening the UK leg of his sell-out tour at the Arena.

The Barclaycard Arena features improved food and drink outlets Credit: NEC Group

A new glass façade has been created to allow visitors a view over Brindleyplace and the canal, while three sky needles have been installed in a nod to the arena's sporting history, as well as acting as a beacon for people heading there.

The Barclaycard Arena will officially reopen tonight Credit: NEC Group