Ed Sheeran tickets: New dates added to the singer's 2018 UK tour

Available 8 July at 10am

Jack Shepherd,Jacob Stolworthy
Monday 10 July 2017 16:20
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Having headlined Glastonbury over the weekend, Ed Sheeran has announced a UK and Ireland tour.

Update: After selling out, further tour dates have been added, including shows in Manchester, Glasgow, Newcastle, and Cardiff.

Starting May 2018 in Belfast, the troubadour will head into Galway, Dublin, Manchester, Glasgow, Newcastle, London, finishing with a date in Cardiff.

The second ticket sale begins Tuesday, 11 July at 9am and are available here.

Full tour dates for Sheeran’s UK and Ireland tour available below.

Wednesday, 9 May – Belfast, Boucher Playing Fields

Saturday, 12 May – Galway, Pearse Stadium

Sunday, 13 May – Galway, Pearse Stadium

Wednesday, 16 May – Dublin, Phoenix Park

Friday, 18 May – Dublin, Phoenix Park

Thursday, 24 May – Manchester, Etihad Stadium

EXTRA DATE: Sunday, 27 May - Manchester, Eithad Stadium

Friday, 1 June – Glasgow, Hampden Park

EXTRA DATE: Sunday, 3 June - Glasgow, Hampden Park

Friday, 8 June – Newcastle, St James’ Park

EXTRA DATE: Sunday 10 June - Newcastle, St. James' Park

Friday, 15 June – London, Wembley Stadium

Saturday, 16 June – London, Wembley Stadium

EXTRA DATE: Thursday, 21 June - Cardiff, Principality Stadium

Friday, 22 June – Cardiff, Principality Stadium

Tickets available here.

Got sweaty palms already? Check out our handy tips for dealing with the demand:

1) Make sure you are ready and waiting with the web page up at least five minutes before 9am.

2) Do not let your computer, phone or whatever device holds the key to your happiness run out of battery.

3) Register your details with the website you are booking from in advance, if you can, but don’t panic if you haven’t left enough time as your tickets will be held while you fill out your information

4) Check how many tickets you are allowed to buy in one purchase. If you try to buy more than the limited number, your booking may be cancelled without notice, meaning no-one gets to go.

5) Get your friends to try too, but stay in contact in case you all succeed and end up with a bunch of tickets you didn’t want. If you do need to sell any on, do so at face value. No-one likes a tout.

6) Be patient and avoid refreshing or switching between browsers. Stick with one tab and have some faith! Be prepared to wait for an hour to get tickets.

Ed Sheeran headlines Glastonbury - What was the people's verdict?

Last month, Sheeran took to the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury Festival on the event's final night where he played hits including "Lego House" and "Shape of You."

The singer also recently expressed a desire to make an 8 Mile-style biopic about his life set in Ipswich.

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