World music superstar Beyoncé Knowles has announced plans for a new world tour at the beginning of the year which includes several UK and Ireland arena dates scheduled to take place in April and May of this year.
After taking sometime out to look after her new born, the superstar is looking forward to picking up where she left off in the UK following her triumph at the Glastonbury festival.
The tour is title The Mrs Carter Show World Tour in reference to her married name. The tour will begin in mainland Europe, with shows planned for Serbia, Croatia, Slovakia, Holland and France, before it hits the UK shores in April.
Such has been the demand for tickets in the UK that Beyonce has had to put on a number of extra dates to keep fans happy.
The tour will visit the following venues in the UK and Ireland:
• Birmingham LG Arena – 26th April 2013
• Birmingham LG Arena – 27th April 2013 – EXTRA DATE
• London O2 Arena – 29th April 2013
• London O2 Arena – 30th April 2013
• London O2 Arena – 1st May 2013
• London O2 Arena – 3rd May 2013
• London O2 Arena – 4th May 2013 – EXTRA DATE
• London O2 Arena – 5th May 2013 – EXTRA DATE
• Manchester Arena – 7th May 2013
• Manchester Arena – 8th May 2013 – EXTRA DATE
• Manchester Arena – 9th May 2013 – EXTRA DATE
• Dublin O2 – 11th May 2013
• Dublin O2 – 12th May 2013.