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 26 events at this location

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Babe, The Sheep-Pig

The story of a pig who wants to be a sheepdog.

Fri 9 Jun

£18 / 01228 633766

Sat 10 Jun

£18 / 01228 633766

Sun 11 Jun

£18 / 01228 633766

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

Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story

  • Directed by: Rob Bettinson
  • Written by: Alan Janes

Celebrate the man and the music as the popular touring production of the rock musical rolls into town again.

Thu 25 May

£18.50–£33.50 / 01228 633766

  • 19:30

Fri 26 May

£18.50–£33.50 / 01228 633766

  • 19:30

Sat 27 May

£18.50–£33.50 / 01228 633766

  • 14:00
  • 19:30

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

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

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

Iconic The Show

A live show crammed with hits from iconic movies, including Pulp Fiction, James Bond and Mad Max.

Fri 16 Jun

£25.50 (£23.50) / 01228 633766

  • 19:30

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

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

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

Jools Holland and His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra

Jools and his band play classic boogie woogie and rock'n'roll tunes for your merriment. Featuring guest vocalists Ruby Turner and Louise Marshall.

Fri 21 Jul

£36 / 01228 633766

  • 19:30

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

Legend: A Tribute to Bob Marley

Celebrate the music of Bob Marley with some of his greatest hits performed live by a talented cast.

Sat 17 Jun

£23.65 / 01228 633766

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

Mister Maker & The Shapes Live UK Tour

The CBeebies arts and crafts hero embarks on another live theatre tour. Join Mister Maker and his colourful pals The Shapes for arty adventures, songs and dancing.

Sun 9 Jul

£14.50 / 01228 633766

One Night of Queen

Tribute to Freddie Mercury et al, starring Gary Mullen – winner of ITV's Stars in Their Eyes – and his band the Works, bringing you all the Queen hits.

Sat 3 Jun

£19.50 / 01228 633766

  • 19:30

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

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

£12.50–£75 / 01228 633766

  • 19:30

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

Shane Filan

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

Sun 24 Sep

£185 / 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

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