Sands Centre

Sands Centre
The Sands, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1 1JQ
  • Box office 01228 633766
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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

Event times

There are 27 events at this location

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Ballet Theatre UK: Giselle

  • Written by: Adolphe Adam

A romantic ballet in two acts which follows the doomed affair of a young peasant girl, who falls in love with a handsome suitor, unaware he is a noble duke in disguise.

Sun 26 Feb

£19 ( £17; Children £12 under 16s) / 01228 633766

The Bowie Experience

Tribute to the late, great David Bowie.

Sat 18 Mar

£19–£23 / 01228 633766

Brendan Cole: All Night Long

Choreographer, performer and Strictly's dancer Brendan Cole performs more dazzling ballroom and Latin moves.

Sat 25 Mar

£30.50–£33.50 / 01228 633766

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Caro Emerald

Dutch singer putting a modern pop spin on post-war jazz styles.

Tue 28 Mar

£22.50–£47.50 / 01228 633766

Chas & Dave

The cheeky cheery Cockneys return with 'Rabbit', 'Gertcha', 'Margate' and more.

Fri 5 May

£27.50–£29.50 / 01228 633766

Chris Ramsey: Is That Chris Ramsey?

Upbeat anecdotes, feelgood humour and witty observations from Ramsey.

Sun 9 Apr


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

£19.50–£39.50 / 01228 633766

Foster & Allen

Popular Irish folk duo whose career spans over 40 years and 30 albums.

Fri 31 Mar

£20.50–£22.50 / 01228 633766

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Frankly Sinatra

Stephen Triffitt presents a tribute to Ol' Blue Eyes himself.

Sat 11 Mar

£25 / 01228 633766

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


Cristian Macelaru conducts Faure's Dolly Suite, Mozart's Piano Concerto 'Jeunehomme' and Prokofiev's Romeo & Juliet Excerpts: Romeo At The Fountain, Morning Dance, Young Juliet, Montagues & Capulets, Madrigal, Romeo And Juliet Before Parting, Dance Of The Antilles, Death Of Tybalt, Romeo At The Tomb Of Juliet…

Fri 24 Feb

£30–£32 ( £28–£30; £15–£16; £15–£16; Children £15–£16 under 16s) / 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

Jon Richardson: Old Man

Wry observations and pessimistic humour from the 8 out of 10 Cats star, who is starting to feel his age.

Sat 13 May

£20.50 / 01228 633766

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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

Legend: A Tribute to Bob Marley

Does exactly what it says on the tin.

Sat 17 Jun

Marti Pellow

Pop and soul from the lead singer of Wet Wet Wet, who releases his new album Mysterious in February 2017.

Wed 15 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 01228 633766

Mike & the Mechanics

Mike Rutherford's MOR crew return with a new vocalist in tow – Andrew Roachford of 'Cuddly Toy' fame. The band perform from tracks from their extensive back catalogue including 'The Living Years’, 'Word Of Mouth' and 'Another Cup of Coffee'.

Sun 19 Feb

£32.50–£37.50 / 01228 633766

Remembering Fred

A tribute to Fred Astaire.

Thu 20 Apr

£19.50–£35 / 01228 633766

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The Roy Orbison Story

Roy Orbison tribute singer Barry Steele and his five-piece show band singing hits by the Big O plus a special tribute to the time Roy spent with The Traveling Wilburys, and Bono.

Sat 29 Apr

£21 / 01623 633133

Sally Morgan

Got a goldfish that you flushed down the toilet that you need to say sorry to? Now's your chance to apologise through the medium of Sally Morgan.

Fri 28 Apr

£24 / 01228 633766

Shakin' Stevens

The eighties' singer with the famous hips performs his past hits to celebrate the anniversary of 30 years since the release of his first hit in the UK. In 1980 the singer released Hot Dog after years of touring and recording Stevens got his big break. His success in the eighties continued with the release of Marie Marie…

Sat 15 Apr

£38.50 / 01228 633766

Sunday Night @ The Sands

Students from StagedRight perform at this variety show.

Sun 12 Mar

£14 / 01228 633766

Thriller Live

  • Directed by: John Maher (musical director)
  • Written by: Adrian Grant (adapt)

A celebration of Michael Jackson and The Jackson 5 featuring top hits and some stunning multi-media razzmatazz.

Thu 2 Mar

£24.50–£30.50 / 01228 633766

Fri 3 Mar

£24.50–£30.50 / 01228 633766

Sat 4 Mar

£24.50–£30.50 / 01228 633766

Whitney: Queen of the Night

A celebration of the life and music of Whitney Houston through three decades of classic hits.

Sat 22 Apr

£24 (£22) / 01228 633766

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