The Spice Girls kicked off the northern leg of their UK tour this evening, with the first of three sell-out shows at Manchester's MEN Arena.

Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria was at the show to support her friend Victoria Beckham. Victoria was greeted with rapturous applause as she told the crowd that she loved Manchester, having lived there for so long. Emma added that she met her boyfriend Jade for the very first time at the MEN Arena so the venue has a place in her heart. Northern Spices Mel B and Melanie C were definitely given a fantastic "welcome home" from the appreciative audience. also spotted Take That heartthrob Jason Orange in the audience. Have you spotted a famous face at one of The Return Of The Spice Girls shows? Send your concert tales to and we’ll use as many as can on the website. Don’t forget to include your name, age and address.
Privacy Policy  |
Terms & Conditions  |
Credits  |
Management: Simon Fuller, XIX Management
Spice Girls tour costumes designed and created by Roberto Cavalli