The National

9 Dec 2019
Jenny Lewis

The National have established themselves as mainstays of arenas and festivals with sold-out performances and headlining slots around the world. With their eighth studio album I Am Easy To Find out now, the band will be here in Cardiff on 9 December 2019.

*Just announced* The incredible Jenny Lewis will support.

Ticket limit of 4 per customer.
Under 14s must be accompanied by an adult aged 18 or ove
r.
The National are proud to continue their work with PLUS1.org and 1GBP from every ticket sold on this tour will go towards protecting women's reproductive rights.  www.plus1.org

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Also available when you buy your show tickets:

L2 Restaurant & Bar Upgrade
Upgrade your purchased ticket to include a starter and main course at our L2 Restaurant & Bar for just £25pp (includes booking fees). Your L2 upgrade includes early entry into the venue, cloakroom facility and L2 bar access during the show.  Ask at the Box Office on 029 2022 4488 or add to your basket when purchasing your show tickets.  If you already have your show tickets and would like to purchase this add on, click HERE.   PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU MUST HAVE A VALID SHOW TICKET ON TOP OF THIS UPGRADE.

 

 

 


Pre-Show Bar Upgrade (Exit 7) 5PM - 6.30PM

Upgrade your ticket for exclusive access to our Exit 7 Bar for the ultimate pre-gig party – with a DJ set from 5pm.
For just £8*, your upgrade includes queue jump, use of an exclusive entrance and 10% off pre-show drinks**! Ask at the Box Office on 029 2022 4488 or add to your basket when purchasing your show tickets.  If you already have your show tickets and would like to purchase this add on, click HERE
*Booking fee may apply. **Offer does not apply to premium brand spirits and existing promotions. Offer ends at 6.30pm. Standard ticket T&Cs apply. 
PLEASE NOTE YOU MUST HAVE A SHOW TICKET IN ADDITION TO THE UPGRADE TICKET. 

 

 

Approximate times (subject to change):

Running times:
Doors open: 6.30pm
Show begins: 7.30pm 
Ends: 10.45pm

Support from Jenny Lewis 

IMPORTANT: Please leave plenty of time to clear security checks before the event begins.  There may be queues to get into the venue, so please get here as early as you can. Our staff are well-trained and observant, and they are doing their jobs to the best of their ability. Please show them the respect they deserve.

Items prohibited from being brought into the venue include 
Professional audio or video recording devices | Professional Cameras | Go Pros or Ipads/tablets | Selfie Sticks | Glass | Cans | Bottles of any type | Fireworks | Alcoholic beverages | Laser pens, lights/torches | Signs larger than A3 (paper only) | Food or drink

Bag Policy
All bags will be searched. Bags larger than an A4 size piece of paper will not be permitted into the Arena. Please note if your bag is deemed too big it will be put in our cloakroom at a charge, so please only bring the essentials with you. Our cloakroom is open for bags, coats and large umbrellas at £3 an item. Please do not bring shopping bags to the show, arrange to leave them somewhere safe elsewhere.  Rucksacks of any kind will not be permitted into the building. Umbrellas that fit into a bag smaller than an A4 piece of paper are allowed.

Facilities at the Arena
When inside the building, stewards are available to help and guide you. Bars and toilets are located on the ground floor, 1st floor and 2nd floor. More information about facilities at the venue can be found HERE.

Our stewarding team are placed around the building and are there to help with any issues or requests you may have on the night, so please speak to them if you need to.

Two of our main Arena bars are cashless - clearly indicated, so please have your cards/contactless/Apple Pay at the ready.

We have a wine selection on sale, including bottles to share.  Ask at our bars.
As well as lagers and ciders, we sell a selection of spirits including Boodles Gin. We have a Bar selling bottled drinks in the foyer, too!
Check out our London Fields Brewery range.
Look out for our Pepsi Max Challenge cocktails!
Please drink responsibly | 18+

Special effects 
The show features lighting and smoke effects.  
 
Precautions against theft
Please remember to keep your belongings safe, especially your mobile phone - don't let pick pockets win. 
 
Smoking area
There is a designated smoking and vaping area situated near the front entrance of the Arena, accessible via the foyer following admission.  Please be aware that this area can become busy at times and there may be a delay accessing it. We appreciate your patience.

Getting here
Postcode: CF10 2EQ
By Road - From the west: Leave the M4 motorway at Junction 33. From the East: Leave the M4 motorway at Junction 29.
By Rail - On the main South Wales to London railway line - Cardiff Central Station. From the Valleys, direct to Cardiff Queen Street Station. The Arena is just a few minutes walk from both stations.

Check out our FAQs for more.

 

 

Hospitality

Find out how to make your evening a night to remember with our hospitality packages. See Hospitality

Getting Here

We're based in the heart of Cardiff. For your sat nav our postcode is: CF10 2EQ

By Road

From the west: Leave the M4 motorway at Junction 33 A4232.
From the east: Leave the M4 motorway at Junction 29.

By Rail

On the Main South Wales to London railway line - alight at Cardiff Central Station. From the Valleys, alight at Cardiff Queen Street Station. The Arena is just a few minutes walk from both stations.

By Bus

Head to the centre of Cardiff. Motorpoint Arena is just a few minutes walk from Cardiff Central train station.

By air

Cardiff International Airport is only 30mins drive from the city centre.

Take a look at the map on Getting Here for more directions.

Parking

We don't have the room for parking onsite for our audiences, but we are surrounded by plenty of multi-storey car parks.

For your sat navs our postcode is CF10 2EQ.

Rapports NCP Open Air Car Park and St David’s are open 24 hours, and are walking distance to the Arena.

See more on Parking

Live Access Information

Use the form on Accessibility to tell us about your accessibility needs, or you give our Live Access team a ring on 029 2023 4509 if you prefer to talk.

Eisiau gwybod beth sy'n digwydd? Cofrestrwch i glywed oddi wrthym trwy e-bost a hysbysebion ar-lein a chi fydd y cyntaf i glywed am ein sioeau newydd sbon, cystadlaethau â gwobrau unigryw, cyfweliadau artistiaid a mwy!

Bydd eich gwybodaeth yn cael ei ddefnyddio yn unol â'n Polisi Preifatrwydd.
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