The Happy Mondays have announced their first UK headline tour in five years, including in the North East.

The 16-date tour will see the band perform across England, Scotland and Wales in 2024.

Happy Monday's 'Been There Done That' tour will see them joined by fellow 1990s music artists Inspiral Carpets and Stereo MCs.

Happy Mondays to tour in 2024

The band tour will begin in Glasgow on March 14, with the band set to perform in Nottingham, Newcastle, Bristol, Manchester and Leeds, amongst other cities.

The home town date at Manchester’s O2 Victoria Warehouse will take place on April 4.

Other dates include a show at Troxy in London on April 6, Liverpool’s Mountford Hall on April 13 and a show at the Brighton Dome on April 14 to finish off the tour.

The group's tour will see Happy Monday's members Shaun Ryder,  Mark Berry, better known as “Bez”, Rowetta, Mark Day, Gary Whelan and  Dan Broad reunite. 

Speaking of the tour, Ryder said: "We’re really looking forward to the Happy Mondays’ first headline tour for five years.

“We’ll be playing all the hits for everyone, so it’s going to be a lot of fun. See you there!”

During the tour, the group will perform some of their classic hits including 24 Hour Party People, Step On, Hallelujah, Loose Fit and Judge Fudge.

Tickets for the Happy Mondays Been There Done That Tour will go on sale at 10am on Friday, October 6, available from the Happy Mondays website.