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 35 events at this location

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The Australian Pink Floyd Show

Probably the best known and certainly one of the longest running Floyd tributes, supposedly counting members of the real band among its fans.

Tue 4 Dec 2018

£32.45–£43.45 / 01228 633766

Ballet Theatre UK: A Midsummer Nights Dream

Shakespeare's famous comedy is adapted as a ballet by Artistic Director, Christopher Moore.

Sat 10 Feb 2018

£19 (£12) / 01228 633766

  • 19:30

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

Dave Gorman

Tickets on sale Friday 17 November at 9am **Dave Gorman: *****With Great PowerPoint Comes Great ResponsibilityPoint*** Dave Gorman, the man behind Dave TV’s hit show Modern Life Is Goodish as well as Are You Dave Gorman? and Googlewhack Adventure, is back on the road with a brand new live show, ***With Great…

Sun 21 Oct 2018

£30.80 / 01228 633766

Dave Gorman Gets Straight to the Point (The Powerpoint)

The comedian/writer/general brainbox's new tour is centred around on his trademark powerpoint presentations, with wit and hilarity in shedloads.

Sun 21 Oct 2018

£27.50 / 01228 633766

Dave Gorman: With Great PowerPoint Comes Great ResponsibilityPoint

The Stafford-born stand-up who worked as a writer on TV comedies The Fast Show and The Mrs Merton Show presents his latest tour featuring Powerpoint presentations.

Sun 21 Oct 2018

£27.50 / 01228 633766

  • 20:00

Ed Byrne: Spoiler Alert

  • 2 stars

Stand-up comedy from the Mock The Week regular.

Thu 22 Mar 2018

£24 / 01228 633766

Flashdance

  • Directed by: Nikolai Foster, Phil Edwards (musical supervision), Arlene Phillips (choreography)
  • Written by: Tom Hedley (book), Robert Cary (book & lyrics), Robbie Roth (music)

A story of a young girl named Alex who is a welder by day and a 'flashdancer' by night. She dreams of becoming a professional dancer at the Shipley Dance Academy, but when a romance surfaces will it threaten her ambitions?

Mon 21 May 2018

£40.82 / 01228 633766

Tue 22 May 2018

£40.82 / 01228 633766

Wed 23 May 2018

£40.82 / 01228 633766

…and 3 more dates until 26 May 2018

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

Hello Again: Neil Diamond Tribute

Brooklyn Creed & The Salvation Band recreate the songs of the American singer-songwriter alongside evocative imagery, video and narration telling the story of how a poor boy from Brooklyn NYC rose to stardom. Created and produced by Darren Bazzoni and Juanita Diaz.

Sun 4 Feb 2018

£22–£24 / 01228 633766

  • 19:30

Icons of The 80s - Go West & Cutting Crew

Go West and Cutting Crew are here to service all your 80s nostalgia needs.

Sat 17 Feb 2018

£35.75 / 01228 633766

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

Jake Bugg

Singer-songwriter peddling a folky country indie sound.

Wed 21 Feb 2018

£24.75 / 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

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

Fri 9 Feb 2018

£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

Kate Rusby

One of the British folk scene's best-loved artists and the voice of contemporary English folk music.

Fri 1 Dec

£25 / 01228 633766

  • 19:30

Money for Nothing

A Dire Straits tribute band.

Sun 22 Apr 2018

£25.85 / 01228 633766

Nathan Carter

Irish charmer Nathan Carter and his band play an easy listening mix of Irish, country and popular songs.

Sun 28 Jan 2018

£24–£28 / 01228 633766

One Night of Elvis: Lee 'Memphis' King

An evening in the company of top Elvis impersonator Lee 'Memphis' King, performing a selection of Presley's hip-shaking greatest hits.

Sun 4 Mar 2018

£25 / 01228 633766

  • 19:30

Peppa Pig's Surprise

  • Directed by: Richard Lewis

Fun family show following the adventures of little Peppa Pig, who's having fun playing outside, but Mum and Dad have a surprise …

Sat 16 Jun 2018

£17 / 01228 633766

Sun 17 Jun 2018

£17 / 01228 633766

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

Ross Noble: El Hablador

The wild-haired Geordie, prone to wondrous tangents and surreal interludes, wanders back out on tour with a brand new show.

Fri 2 Nov 2018

£25 / 01228 633766

Roy Chubby Brown

Controversial stand-up from the Yorkshire-born veteran.

Sun 7 Jan 2018

£21 / 01228 633766

  • 19:30

Royal Scottish National Orchestra

Jamie Phillips conducts Mozart's Symphony No 31 '"Paris", Korngold's Violin Concerto and Sibelius's Symphony No 5, with the violinist Ning Feng.

Fri 26 Jan 2018

£27.50–£30.50 ( £25.50–£28.50; £13.75–£15.25; £10; Children £10) / 01228 633766

  • 19:30

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

Sarah Millican: Outsider

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

£27.50 / 01228 633766

The Sensational 60s Experience

Music show featuring Mike Pender (original voice of the Searchers), Chris Farlowe, Herman’s Hermits, The Fortunes, the New Amen Corner. Hits include 'Needles and Pins', 'Out of Time', 'I’m Into Something Good', 'Storm in a Tea Cup', 'Bend Me Shape Me' plus many more.

Sat 28 Apr 2018

£28 / 01228 633766

  • 19:30

Seven Drunken Nights

Following its sold out smash hit debut tour, Seven Drunken Nights – The Story of The Dubliners returns to theatres in 2018 with an even bigger production. The show brings to life the music of Ireland's favorite sons 'The Dubliners’. Telling the story of a career spanning 50 years and evoking the spirit of Ronnie Drew…

Fri 6 Apr 2018

£24.72 / 01228 633766

Sleeping Beauty

Christmas pantomime starring Kerry Katona.

Wed 20 Dec

£16.50–£21.45 (£11.82–£14.57) / 01228 633766

Thu 21 Dec

£16.50–£21.45 (£11.82–£14.57) / 01228 633766

Fri 22 Dec

£16.50–£21.45 (£11.82–£14.57) / 01228 633766

…and 8 more dates until 31 Dec

Soul Legends

A night of soul classics.

Sat 9 Jun 2018

£28.60 / 01228 633766

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

The Upbeat Beatles

'The closest you'll get to the real thing' with this high-energy tribute act.

Sat 13 Jan 2018

£20 / 01228 633766

  • 19:30

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