Sands Centre

Sands Centre
The Sands, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1 1JQ
  • Box office 01228 633766
  • General enquiries 01228 633766
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  • Website www.thesandscentre.co.uk
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Sands Centre

The Sands Centre hosts a full programme of music, comedy and theatre alongside a diverse range of sports and fitness in the LifeStyle Centre. Also available for conferences and exhibitions.

Within easy walking distance of both the Carlisle bus and train stations.

  • Provides: Free wi-fi

Events at this venue

There are 33 events at this location

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Bill Bailey: Larks in Transit

The master of surreality tackles politics, philosophy and the pursuit of happiness in his latest show. His musical interludes include fashioning a symphony from a ringtone and re-imagining the Stars and Stripes.

Fri 16 Feb 2018

£27.50 / 01228 633766

Collabro

Britain's Got Talent 2014 classical bros who've knocked out a tour and an album faster than you can say 'ka ching'.

Thu 23 Nov

£23–£45 / 01228 633766

Derren Brown: Underground

  • Written by: Derren Brown

The Olivier Award-winning stage and screen illusionist and master of the psychological manipulation performs his own choice of some of his favourite work.

Fri 11 Aug

£36.50 / 01228 633766

  • 19:30

Sat 12 Aug

£36.50 / 01228 633766

  • 19:30

Dr Hook

Dennis Locorriere brings his incarnation of Dr Hook to town.

Fri 20 Oct

£35.20–£38.50 / 01228 633766

Ed Byrne: Spoiler Alert

Stand-up comedy from the Mock The Week regular.

Thu 22 Mar 2018

£24 / 01228 633766

Elio Pace: The Billy Joel Songbook

Pace plays the songs of the Piano Man.

Fri 15 Sep

£20–£22.50 / 01228 633766

  • 19:30

The ELO Experience

This tribute band recreates 'Mr Blue Sky' et al, probably with a more stable line-up than the real ELO.

Fri 13 Oct

£22 / 01228 633766

  • 19:30

Forbidden Nights

Forbidden Nights is made up of a male vocalist, aerial artist, pole performer and fire act all with an element of strip tease – think Cirque du Soleil meets Magic Mike.

Fri 28 Jul

£20–£23.50 / 01228 633766

  • 19:30

Greg Davies: You Magnificent Beast

The enormously tall and slightly manic-eyed comedian you'll know from many a telly panel show and from his terrifying turn as the head of sixth form in The Inbetweeners, Davies returns with a new show of stand-up to follow the likes of Firing Cheeseballs at a Dog and The Back of my Mum's Head.

Wed 8 Nov

£30.80 / 01228 633766

Hairspray

A story of big hair and big heart, set in 1960s Baltimore and performed by Limelight Productions. And no, you can't stop the beat.

Mon 13 Nov

£34.50–£49.50 / 01228 633766

  • 19:30

Tue 14 Nov

£34.50–£49.50 / 01228 633766

  • 19:30

Wed 15 Nov

£34.50–£49.50 / 01228 633766

  • 14:30
  • 19:30
…and 3 more dates until 18 Nov

Happy Mondays

Watch out, the gang's all back together. Madchester nostalgia reigns as the original line-up of The Happy Mondays returns.

Thu 30 Nov

£33.04 / 01228 633766

Henning Wehn: Westphalia Is Not An Option

New show from the German Comedy Ambassador.

Sat 21 Oct

£18 / 01228 633766

  • 19:30

Irish Country Stars

Country music performances by Mick Flavin, Louise Morrisey, Stephen Smyth and Frank McCaffrey plus Irish country band Keltic Storm.

Fri 29 Sep

£21.50 / 01228 633766

  • 19:30

Islands in the Stream

Musical celebrating the queen and king of country: Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers.

Fri 12 Jan 2018

£25.85 / 01228 633766

Jason Manford: Muddle Class

The comedian and actor – who formerly presented BBC's The One Show and was a team captain on hit Channel 4 panel show 8 Out of 10 Cats –returns to stand-up with his new show, Muddle Class.

Fri 4 May 2018

£27.50 / 01228 633766

Thu 15 Nov 2018

£27.50 / 01228 633766

Jimmy Carr: The Best of Tour

Acerbic wit and dark, deadpan one-liners from familiar telly face Carr. The 8 Out of 10 Cats presenter has gathered some of his very best jokes, along with some new material and headed out on a mammoth UK tour.

Sat 5 Aug

£27.50 / 01228 633766

Joe Bonamassa

Virtuoso of blues rock guitar, discovered by BB King when he was 12 and much loved by readers of guitar magazines.

Sun 11 Mar 2018

£75.90–£108.90 / 01228 633766

Joel Dommett: LIVE

  • 4 stars

The young comedy star with a cupboard full of accolades and dreadfully modern hair.

Sat 2 Dec

£18.50 / 01228 633766

Jonathan Pie: Back To The Studio

A humorous and satirical look at the news.

Fri 23 Mar 2018

£22.50 / 01228 633766

  • 19:30

Jonathan Pie: Live

  • 3 stars

The comic reveals the truth behind recent news events both home and abroad.

Fri 23 Mar 2018

£22.50 / 01228 633766

Ken Dodd: The Happiness Show

The veteran comedian, who was awarded a knigthood in the Queen's New Year honours list, brings happiness to fans across the country with a variety show of jokes, songs and stories.

Sat 29 Jul

£20–£22 / 01228 633766

  • 19:00

Madama Butterfly

The Russian State Opera presents one of the most colourful and exotic operas – Puccini's Madama Butterfly.

Sat 7 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 01228 633766

  • 19:30 – 22:00

Madame Butterfly

A production of Puccini's tale of doomed love between an American naval lieutenant and his young Japanese bride.

Sat 7 Oct

£33 / 01228 633766

  • 18:30

Milkshake! Live ‘The Magic Story Book’

Bob the Builder, Little Princess, Noddy, Fireman Sam, Shimmer & Shine, Pip from Pip Ahoy!, Winnie and Wilbur, Wissper, Milkshake! Monkey and two Milkshake! presenters will be appearing at this stage version of the children's TV programme.

Sun 3 Sep

£15 (Children £13.50 under 16s; £52) / 01228 633766

  • 11:00

Remembering Fred

Strictly Come Dancing ’s Aljaz Skorjanec and Janette Manrara star in this all-singing, all-dancing tribute to Hollywood legend Fred Astaire. Remembering Fred features classic songs including 'Cheek To Cheek, 'Puttin’ On The Ritz'* and 'The Way You Look Tonight'.

Thu 3 May 2018

£43.20–£49 / 01228 633766

Rhythm of the Dance

A celebration of Irish dancing in a variety of styles.

Fri 4 Aug

£22.50–£24 / 01228 633766

  • 19:30

Rip It Up

Jay McGuiness, Natalie Lowe and Louis Smith swing, bop, jitterbug, lindy hop, jive and ballroom through the greatest songs from the 1950s. The music in the show spans various styles from romantic ballads and crooner songs through to classic pop hits and rock'n'roll.

Sat 16 Sep

£22.42–£40.25 / 01228 633766

Russian State Ballet: Swan Lake

  • Written by: Russian State Ballet

Tchaikovsky's magical score accompanies this tale of mystery and romance with spellbinding ballet dancing from the Russian State Ballet.

Sat 11 Nov

01228 633766

Sarah Millican: Control Enthusiast

You'll know her face from talking about cake and cats on the telly, so here's another chance to see the Millican phenomenon in full flight live on stage.

Wed 1 Aug 2018

£29 / 01228 633766

Thu 2 Aug 2018

£29 / 01228 633766

Shane Filan

The Westlife member heads out on tour, performing tracks from his solo albums You and Me, Right Here and Love Always.

Sun 24 Sep

£33.50–£50 / 01228 633766

Some Guys Have All The Luck: The Rod Stewart Story

The story of the legendary mullet-headed rocker, whose scratchy pipes lent a welcome note of sandpaper to such hits as 'Maggie May', 'I Don't Want To Talk About It' and 'Baby Jane', but who also wrote such enduring classics as 'You Wear It Well' and 'Every Picture Tells A Story'.

Fri 22 Sep

£21.50 / 01228 633766

  • 19:30

Teletubbies

Everyone’s favourite colourful characters, Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po, take to the stage for their first live show in celebration of their 20th anniversary.

Sat 25 Nov

£17 / 01228 633766

Sun 26 Nov

£17 / 01228 633766

Thank ABBA for the Music

Big ABBA tribute night.

Sat 30 Sep

£20 / 01228 633766

  • 19:30

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