The Spice Girls have announced their first tour in 10 years, which will see them play a host of UK stadiums in 2019.

However, Victoria Beckham will not join the rest of the band for the tour as she is said to be focusing on her fashion business.

The remaining four members – Geri Horner, Melanie Brown, Melanie Chisholm and Emma Bunton- made the announcement in a mock news broadcast video on their new Twitter account on Monday.

Tickets for the tour will go on sale on Saturday at 10.30am.

In a joint statement, the Spice Girls said: ‘We are beyond excited to be reuniting next year for a stadium tour.

‘Bringing girl power and our message of friendship and love back to the stage feels more relevant than ever.

‘We hope everyone can join us for one big Spice Girls party!’

Despite not taking part in the tour, Beckham aka Posh Spice wished her former bandmates good luck.

In a statement on her Instagram page, the designer said: ‘Today marks a special day for the girls as they announce the first tour dates since we performed together in 2012!

‘I won’t be joining my girls on stage again but being in the Spice Girls was a hugely important part of my life and I wish them so much love and fun as they go back on tour next year.

‘I know they will put on an amazing show and the fantastic fans past and present are going to have a wonderful time!’

The Spice Girls, formed in 1994 and one of the most successful acts of that decade.

They haven’t performed together since the London Olympics closing ceremony in 2012.

The 2019 tour will begin at Manchester’s Etihad Stadium on June 1 before heading to Coventry’s Ricoh Arena, Sunderland’s Stadium of Light, Edinburgh’s Murrayfield Stadium and Bristol’s Ashton Gate Stadium.

Full list of tour dates:

· June 1​ – Manchester Etihad Stadium

· June 3 – Coventry Ricoh Arena

· June 6 – Sunderland Stadium of Light

· June 8 – Edinburgh Murrayfield Stadium

· June 10 – Bristol Ashton Gate Stadium

· June 15 – London Wembley Stadium


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