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It’s official: the Spice Girls ARE touring – without Victoria Beckham

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It’s the news we’ve all been waiting for. 

We’ve lost count of how many times our hopes have been raised from talk of a Spice Girls reunion tour, only for them to be brutally squashed.

But finally are dreams have come true: Spice Girls our bringing back girl power in 2019.

Taking to Twitter at 3pm today (Monday 5 November), they announced the news to fans.

Earlier this morning, Emma Bunton (aka Baby Spice) teased the announcement on her Heart radio show, Jamie & Emma, saying: “After 3 o’clock today you will find out everything. I’m just so excited. I want it out there. It will be brilliant.”

“After 3 o’clock today you will find out everything. I’m just so excited. I want it out there. It will be brilliant,” she told co-host Jamie Theakston. 

Both a Twitter account (@SpiceGirls) and Instagram (@SpiceGirlsNet), have been created, revealing a new image of the four together in brightly coloured outfits. 

Mel B went on to reveal more details during an afternoon appearance on TV talk show, Loose Women, explaining that Victoria ‘Posh Spice’ Beckham will not be joining the group on tour. 

“It’s just the four of us that are fully confirmed, but you know, Vic might join us at some point,” she said.

Asked if Victoria Beckham will attend one of the shows and then decide to join them, Mel said: “I hope so, I think it’d be a shame if she didn’t.”

She added: “She’s got a full-on life with all of her work commitments and her fashion line and her kids, so, she’s just kind of not committing just yet.”

The band have not performed together since the London Olympics closing ceremony in 2012.

However, mark your calendars because the tickets will go on sale this Saturday (10 November) at 10:30am. Take a look at the dates and venues below:

Saturday 1 June: Manchester Etihad Stadium 

Monday 3 June: Coventry Ricoh Stadium

Thursday 6 June: Sunderland Stadium of Light

Saturday 8 June: Edinburgh Murrayfield Stadium 

Monday 10 June: Bristol Ashton Gate Stadium

Saturday 15 June: London Wembley Stadium 

And there will be a special guest appearance from Jess Glynne, too. 

It may be over 20 years since they first appeared on our radar shouting “Girl power!”, but as one of the most iconic bands of all time, we think the world needs Melanie Brown, Emma Bunton, Geri Horner (née Halliwell) and Melanie Chisholm back together again.

In the meantime you can read here all the great lessons we learned from one of the best bands on the planet.

Get ready to spice up your life!

Images: Rex Features / Instagram

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Susan Devaney is a digital journalist for Stylist.co.uk, writing about fashion, beauty, travel, feminism, and everything else in-between.

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