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Getting to Arena MK

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Venue Safety

We ask that you keep personal belongings to a minimum and only bring your essentials. Please do not bring backpacks of any size or large bags, as these will not be allowed into the arena.

You are permitted to bring small bags or handbags no larger than 35cm x 40cm x 19cm (approx. A3 size piece of paper).

There will be no temporary storage facilities for such items within the venue and it will be left to the patron to find a safe temporary facility to hold the item. Bags left in unauthorised surrounding areas will be disposed of immediately. LPH Concerts and Arena MK will not be responsible for late admission or non-admission as a result of this policy.

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You will not be permitted to bring any food and drink items into the venue. The venue have kiosks and bars serving hot and cold food and drink items.

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Event Timings

Doors will open at 7pm and show concludes by 11.30

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I'm Disabled - Can I bring a carer?

The answer is YES, but there are some conditions..

Purchasing a Disabled Ticket entitles the bearer to bring 1 (one) carer free of charge.

Carer Tickets are not issued online.

To obtain your Carer Ticket, you will be required to present a valid Disabled Concert Ticket and proof of entitlement to the Box Office at the Main Entrance on the event day, which may be one of these three options:- Front page of DLA / PIP (higher rate) or Front page of Attendance Allowance letter (med/higher rate) or valid Access Card (via CredAbilty)

Our customer service staff will then issue Carer tickets accordingly.

All prices subject to Booking Fee and Service Charges, and Terms and Conditions apply.

The Line Up

Gary Davies

Nik Kershaw

Carol Decker

An unrivaled, unforgettable Christmas party night of pure 80s classics, be transported back to the decade when shoulder pads were big and hair styles even bigger!

Sounds from the 80's is the ultimate feel good concert with live performances by some of the biggest names in 80's pop all hosted by BBC Radio 2’s Gary Davies.

‘Ooh Gary Davies’ will take the audience back to the 80s with a diverse mix of classic pop, dance, rock and hip-hop plus lots of forgotten gems! There will also be two incredible performances from 80s legends Nik Kershaw and T’Pau.

Nik Kershaw is the man behind some of Britain’s most iconic songs including ‘Wouldn’t It Be Good’, ‘The Riddle’, ‘Wide Boy’ and ‘I Won’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me’. Nik shot to fame in the 80s as one of pop’s biggest stars spending 62 weeks in the charts during 1984 and 1985 alone. Nik has never stopped recording, writing and performing with work spanning over nearly four decades with 9 albums and 5 top ten hits.

T’Pau became one of the most successful and biggest selling bands of the 1980s with huge hits like ‘China In Your Hand’, ‘Heart and Soul’ and ‘Valentine’. Led by flame-haired singer Carol Decker, they rode the crest of a wave, also enjoying a quadruple platinum number one hit with their debut album, ‘Bridge Of Spies’. The album produced a string of worldwide hits, which saw ‘Heart & Soul’, staying on the U.S billboard chart for 6 months, peaking at No 4, & of course most notably ‘China In Your Hand’, which occupied the No1 slot in the UK for 5 weeks.

So dust off your leg warmers, crimp those ponytails and get ready to enjoy an evening of nonstop 80s at Arena MK.

Doors Open 7:00pm

Strictly Over 18s Only

The VIP Experience

The Sounds from the 80s VIP experience includes all of the below (Strictly Over 18s):

Concert Ticket

Access to VIP suite

Glass of Prosecco on arrival

Canapés and Bowl Food

Casual Seating

Access to the VIP bar

Elevated balcony view of the stage & arena

Access to the main floor

Souvenir concert laminate/lanyard


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