Cheryl Cole announces first UK headline arena tour

12/06/12

Cheryl Cole

Cheryl Cole has announced details of a UK arena tour for later this year.

The Girls Aloud singer, currently promoting her third solo album A Million Lights, will play 11 shows in October 2012.

The tour will begin at Belfast Odyssey arena on 3 October, before visiting Dublin, Nottingham, London, Sheffield, Liverpool, Birmingham, Manchester, Glasgow and Newcastle.

Tickets for the tour go on general sale on Friday 15 June.

She's performed in arenas as a solo artist before.

In 2010 she supported Black Eyed Peas on their UK tour.

Tweeting about the announcement Cheryl wrote: "UK and IRELAND!! I'm coming to seeee yooooouuuu.. :D #AMILLIONLIGHTSTOUR!! Who's coming?!?!?!"

Cheryl is set to release her third solo album next week (18 June).