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June 23, 2021
Vertu Motors Arena Drives New Business Knockout As Versatile Newcastle Venue Impresses

Organisers of a knockout night of boxing in the North East have pledged to further boost the local economy by bringing more big time bouts to the region. Matchroom Boxing, the world’s leading boxing promoter, chose Newcastle’s Vertu Motors Arena to host hometown favourite Lewis Ritson’s world title eliminator. And although the Geordie favourite went…

June 9, 2021
Ritson Returns To Sell Out Crowd As We Get Set For Blockbuster Summer

One of the North East’s leading indoor venues is fighting back this summer with a world class boxing card ushering in a summer of red hot action. The state-of-the-art Vertu Motors Arena is at the forefront of the region’s indoor entertainment sector. And Saturday sees live sport return to the venue for the first time…

June 7, 2021
Matchroom Boxing: Ritson vs Ponce – Event Hub

It’s “Fight Week” and this is where you will find everything you need to know ahead of your arrival at the Vertu Motors Arena for this Saturday’s Matchroom Boxing. CODE OF CONDUCT Firstly, to prepare for your arrival please ensure you have read and understand the event’s COVID-19 Spectators Code of Conduct – all attendees must agree to…

June 7, 2021
Matchroom Boxing: Ritson vs Ponce – COVID-19 Spectators Code of Conduct

All attendees of the Matchroom Boxing: Ritson vs Ponce event at the Vertu Motors Arena on Saturday 12 June 2021 must agree to follow the COVID-19 Spectators Code of Conduct below that we have put in place before attending. The following is in addition to the standard Matchroom Boxing Terms and Conditions (found on your ticket) and Vertu Motors…

May 25, 2021
SOLD OUT: Matchroom Boxing This June With Up To 1,000 Spectators

We are excited to announce that we will be the venue for a world title final eliminator for Newcastle’s very own Lewis Ritson against Jeremias Ponce on Saturday 12 June 2021. Up to 1,000 spectators will be allowed to attend within the current step of Government’s COVID-19 restrictions relaxation roadmap and further details on the…

May 24, 2021
Extra Chances To Get COVID-19 Vaccinations at the Vertu Motors Arena

Newcastle City Council, Newcastle Gateshead Clinical Commissioning Group and Newcastle GP Services, the organisations delivering the COVID-19 vaccine programme in Newcastle, have launched a series of special vaccination clinics for anyone eligible who has yet to receive a vaccination including at our Vertu Motors Arena. The sessions will be available to any eligible resident who…

April 20, 2021
Arena Set To Start May Madness

The Vertu Motors Arena is set to tip-off the 2021 British Basketball Play-Offs as part of an exciting new look to the final competition of the BBL and WBBL seasons. May Madness is ready to take over the best British basketball teams with all eyes on the prize of reaching the showpiece finale of the Play-Offs….

April 13, 2021
Ball Out 3×3 Tour Coming To Newcastle

The new-look Ball Out 3×3 is coming to the Vertu Motors Arena this summer in partnership with Basketball England as an exciting expansion of its iconic tour. This tour will feature eight qualifying events across the country during summer, culminating in two days of finals in London. The Newcastle date is set for Saturday 31 July with…

March 25, 2021
New Name Signage Completed

This week our new Vertu Motors name signage was completed and we are pleased to share these fab first photos of it with you!