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The Sands Centre

Closed Now: 7:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
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Lovely night and good entertainment

Went to the sands centre to watch a tribute show the atmosphere was great good sound and good... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Crystal M
United Kingdom
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Decent venue for a concert

For a recent concert it was necessary to visit the Sands Centre. It is the first time i had visited... read more

Reviewed August 30, 2018
Andrew C
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the sands centre to watch a tribute show the atmosphere was great good sound and good comfortable seating. All sheets had a good stage view and drinks were reasonable I. The bar.

Thank Crystal M
Reviewed August 30, 2018

For a recent concert it was necessary to visit the Sands Centre. It is the first time i had visited this venue and it was a pleasant surprise. It is centrally located in Carlisle so is easily accessible. It is also a reasonable size yet...More

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

Used here as a lunch stop- had surprisingly good sandwiches for a leisure centre. You just said what you wanted and they made it. Not too expensive and of good quality too. And a good amount of indoor seating.

Thank Izzy1367
Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

A really good show, pretty much sold out. Dancing great and singing excellent. There are acoustic issues. The cafe served perfectly acceptable food at great prices.

Thank Les S
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Travelled 3 hours to see a show here and very glad I did. The venue is easily found on a major roundabout leading into Carlisle’s main shopping area. Car parking was pretty good, although you may need to arrive early as a full venue could...More

Thank AndrewWFife
Reviewed March 29, 2018

Have come to the Sands for many activities over the years last night we saw Blood Brothers a great production .The venue puts some great stuff on we have been for shows concerts and sports activities. Very friendly and welcoming venue

Thank Simon B
Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

Being a resident of carlisle my husband and I often frequent sands. We often buy tickets for presents for people. Being on a budget like everyone moneys tight. Bought 4tickets £100 mothers day looking forward to show next week. Today imagine my annoyance at getting...More

Thank Kim C
Reviewed March 16, 2018

Joe Bonamassa at The Sands. 'Wow' I never expected that and as a local resident I was so pleased not to have to travel miles to see someone of his standing. Unfortunately having paid nearly £180 for two front row of the circle tickets (the...More

Thank DovGall
Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

My very first time at the Sands, my very first gig even. Brilliant night, great acoustics, and the fantastic performance by JB's backing band. A pity we never heard some of the earlier material, but we got to hear his new stuff which was excellent.

Thank Bruce J
Reviewed March 13, 2018

Sunday 11th Mar 2018 - Joe Bonamassa concert - first visit, easy to find, good car parking, easy access, clean toilets with loads of hot water and working handdriers! (thank you). Good seating (Circle Row E), felt really close to the artist, good sound. Helpful...More

Thank daypm2016
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