One Direction announce their first UK tour

  • 27 September 2011
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One Direction have announced they're heading around the country on their first ever UK tour.

The X Factor finalists will play 24 concerts starting in December.

The boys are doing really well at the moment, with their first single What Makes You Beautiful becoming the fastest-selling record of the year.

Harry, Liam, Niall, Louis and Zayn posted a video on their website saying they are "very excited".

Tickets go on sale on Saturday 1 October.

Here's the full list of dates:

Civic Hall, Wolverhampton - 21 December

Manchester 02 Apollo, Manchester - 22 December

Manchester 02 Apollo, Manchester (Matinee Show) - 23 December

Manchester 02 Apollo, Manchester (Evening Show) - 23 December

International Arena, Bournemouth - 3 January 2012

NIA Arena, Birmingham - 4 January

Pavilions, Plymouth - 5 January

Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham (Matinee Show) - 7 January

Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham (Evening show) - 7 January

Brighton Centre, Brighton - 8 January

London HMV Apollo, London - 10 January

London HMV Apollo, London - 11 January

Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow - 13 January

Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow (Matinee show) - 14 January

Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow (Evening show) - 14 January

Echo Arena, Liverpool - 15 January

City Hall, Newcastle - 17 January

Opera House, Blackpool - 18 January

City Hall, Sheffield - 20 January

Cardiff Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff - 21 January

London HMV Apollo, London - 22 January

The 02, Dublin - 24 January

The Waterfront, Belfast - 25 January

The Waterfront, Belfast - 26 January