The Chemical Brothers

The Chemical Brothers head to the Arena this week! 

Here's ways you can upgrade your ticket. 

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 to upgrade or click here.

Pre-show party upgrade - Exit 7 
Upgrade your ticket for exclusive access to our Bar, Exit 7 for the ultimate pre-show 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**!  Call 029 2022 4488 or click here to upgrade. 

*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. Customers must have valid event entry ticket.

Important information you need to know before you head to the Arena:

Running times
Doors open: 6.30pm
Show begins: 6.30pm
Show ends: 11pm
Times are approximate and subject to change.
Support from James Holroyd and 2 Many DJ's 

IMPORTANT: Please leave plenty of time to clear security checks before the event begins. 

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 | Spiked jewellery, spiked belts or wallet chains

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. Small umbrellas are permitted if they can fit into a bag smaller than an A4 piece of paper. 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.

Special effects 
The show features lighting and laser effects (including strobe lighting) and heavy smoke effects.
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.

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

Save time at the bar and double up - we also have two-pint cups available.
Check out our London Fields Brewery range
As well as lagers and ciders, we sell a selection of spirits including Boodles Gin. 
Please drink responsibly | 18+  
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.

Please check that you have a show ticket to accompany your L2 Restaurant & Bar upgrade, if applicable.

If you have any additional questions you can check our FAQs page here

Have a great night!



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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.


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.

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