Strictly Come Dancing tour 2022: Sheffield Utilita Arena date, how to get tickets and what stars will perform

The Strictly Come Dancing Tour is heading to Sheffield Utilita Area in 2022, featuring all your favourite dancers, celebrities and judges.

Thursday, 4th November 2021, 12:15 pm
Updated Tuesday, 7th December 2021, 4:53 pm

The show will be performed in the city for two nights next year, promising a star-studded event sure to please every Strictly fan.

The current series is heading towards the semi-finals and Sheffield’s very own Dan Walker has now been knocked out of the competition, leaving just a handful of celebrities and dancers left to battle it out for the Glitter Ball.

But which ones will feature in next year’s tour when it heads to Sheffield, and which judges will be on the panel?

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This is when the Strictly Come Dancing 2022 tour will come to Sheffield Utilita Arena, how to get tickets and who the judges will be.

Here is everything you need to know.

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When is the Strictly Come Dancing tour 2022 at Sheffield Arena?

The 2022 Strictly tour will be coming to Utilita Arena Sheffield on Tuesday, February 1 and Wednesday, February 2. The shows will take place at 7.30pm.

This is the seating plan for the Strictly Come Dancing 2022 tour at Utilita Arena Sheffield.

Which celebrities will be taking part in the Strictly 2022 tour?

Rose Ayling-Ellis and Giovanni Pernice; Sara Davies and Aljaž Skorjanec; AJ Odudu and Kai Widdrington; Tilly Ramsay and Nikita Kuzmin; Rhys Stephenson and Nancy Xu and John Whaite and Johannes Radebe will all hit the road from January next year for all 33 shows, including two in Sheffield.

They will be joined by last series’ competitor Max George who will return to the dance floor for the live tour, now dancing with Katya Jones.

Professional dancers Amy Dowden, Neil Jones, Jake Leigh, Cameron Lombard, Luba Mushtuk and Jowita Przystal will also be taking part in the tour, which features live music from the Strictly singers and band.

However, Dan Walker and Nadiya Bychkova will not be joining the tour next year, despite getting through to the quarter finals.

What judges will be on the Strictly Come Dancing tour 2022?

Shirley Ballas, Craig Revel Horwood and Bruno Tonioli have all been confirmed as the judges for the tour.

Tonioli pulled out of the current series of the BBC programme due to uncertainty around Covid travel restrictions between the UK and the US.

He is currently based in the US, where he is also a judge on American series Dancing With The Stars.

However, Tonioli will be on the panel for the live shows in Sheffield in February.

He said: “I am absolutely delighted to be back on the judging panel for the Strictly Arena Tour for the first time in two years.

“I’ve missed my fellow judges, I’ve missed the glitz and glamour of the tour and I’ve missed the amazing audiences that come to see us all over the country – I hope you have missed me too.

“I cannot wait to be back alongside Shirley, Craig, the celebs and the pros.

“The fans are really in for a treat – next year’s arena tour is going to be simply fantastico.”

Janette Manrara has been confirmed as the tour’s host.

How do I buy tickets for the Sheffield Arena show and how much do they cost?

Tickets for the two shows at Sheffield Arena in February are still available from Ticketmaster.

They range from £41.35 to £63.35, although limited seating is left, so booking early is advised.

Many tickets have already sold out as the 2021 tour was cancelled in light of the Covid-19 pandemic, so tickets for the 2022 show have been on sale since last year.

What is the seating plan at Sheffield Arena?

Ticketmaster has published the seating plan for the Strictly Come Dancing 2022 tour at Utilita Arena, which shows the stage in the centre of the floor, with all seats and stalls in an arc around the outside.

Stalls 208 to 213 are at the centre and back of the stage, with 112 to 108 directly below.

Around the left side are stalls 207 to 201, wth 107 to 101 directly below, and 214 to 220 on the right.

Where can I park for the Strictly Come Dancing 2022 tour at Sheffield Arena?

If you wish to park on site at the venue, it is strongly recommend you pre-book your parking space.

Car parking is available to purchase either at the time of booking your event ticket, priced £10, or if available you can purchase this separate to your event ticket, priced £10 plus £2.50 processing fees plus possible delivery charges depending upon the delivery method you select.

If still available, parking tickets can then only be purchased on the day on entry to the car park. Payment on the day is £10 by card only, no cash payments accepted.

The parking time displayed on pre-paid tickets refers to the performance time of the show you are attending.

Car entry & exit times for this show vary by performance please only arrive and leave at the stated times:-

Thursday 6.30pm: Car park access from 5pm - 9pmFriday 6.30pm: Car park access from 5pm - 9pmSaturday 10.30am: Car park access from 9am - 1pmSaturday 2.30pm: Car park access from 1pm - 5pmSaturday 6.30pm: Car park access from 5pm - 9pmSunday 10.30am: Car park access from 9am - 1pmSunday 2.30pm: Car park access from 1pm - 5pmSunday 6.30pm: Car park access from 5pm - 9pm

Parking is available to book on Ticketmaster.