The Nottingham Arena, currently trading as Capital FM Arena Nottingham, is a multi-use indoor arena located within the National Ice Centre in the Lace Market district of Nottingham. The National Ice Centre and Nottingham Arena were opened by Olympic gold medalist Jayne Torvill on 1 April 2000. Since its opening, the arena has hosted over a thousand concerts, comedy acts, family shows and sporting events. The arena is the UK’s first twin ice pad facility and centre of excellence for ice sports in the UK. For the latest shows.