What's on inGretna

Welcome to Gretna

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Gretna - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Gretna to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Gretna

04
SEP
Craft & Collectables Fair
Animals Refuge

Join us for our Craft & Collectables Fair on Sunday 4th September between 11.00am and 4.00pm. Fantastic handmade crafts as well as sought after collectables the fair takes place on the first Sunday of every month so this should be a…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01228 560082
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10
SEP
Waggy Walk
Animals' Refuge

Calling all dog owners Register now for The Waggy Walk and let your dog lead you around a 10km walk or a shorter 3km route starting and finishing at The Animals Refuge. All dogs taking part will be given their own bandana…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01228 560082
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22
SEP
Romesh Ranganathan
Carlisle Sands Centre

Romesh Ranganathan at Carlisle Sands Centre in Carlisle on Thursday 22 September 2016. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the tickets…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

05
OCT
UB40
Carlisle Sands Centre

UB40 is an English reggae band from Birmingham. They are a hugely successful group with record sales topping 70 million albums world wide. Famed for hit singles such as 'Can't help falling in Love with…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
OCT
Sean Lock
Carlisle Sands Centre

Sean Lock began his career as a stand‐up comedian and was named Best Live Comic in 2000 at the British Comedy Awards. He has since branched out into TV and acting work along with appearances…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

22
OCT
Abseil for Animals
Civic Centre

Rope yourself up for a fantastic event: abseil down the Civic Centre in Carlisle all in the name of animals Are you up for the challenge The Civic Centre is 9 storeys high thats 41 metres or 134 feetPlaces are limited…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01228 560082
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05
NOV
Jukebox Sixties
Buccleuch Centre

JUKE BOX SIXTIES features a new unique and faithful compilation of some of the greatest Sixties U.K. hits ‐ warm and nostalgic timeless and unforgettable.The Hollywood Bees perform their acclaimed show featuring music of The Hollies The BeatlesThe Fortunes The Bee Gees…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01387 381195
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26
NOV
Thank ABBA For The Music
Buccleuch Centre

Grab your platforms and flares for a journey back in time to when ABBA dominated the charts and ruled the airwaves. New for 2015 and featuring all of ABBAs greatest and most memorable hits Thank ABBA For The Music is the…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01387 381196
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19
FEB
Mike The Mechanics
Carlisle Sands Centre

Mike The Mechanics at Carlisle Sands Centre in Carlisle on Sunday 19 February 2017. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
MAR
Caro Emerald
Carlisle Sands Centre

Caro Emerald is a Jazz singer from Amsterdam. Her debut single Back It Up was released in 2009. Her debut album Deleted Scenes from the Cutting Room Floor spent 30 weeks in the Dutch album…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
NOV
Greg Davies You Magnificent Beast
Carlisle Sands Centre

Greg Davies You Magnificent Beast at Carlisle Sands Centre in Carlisle on Wednesday 08 November 2017. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

Tourist Attractions


Carlisle Cathedral

Located in the far North of England, Carlisle is just a few miles from the Scottish border. This city has had a very turbulent history. The Romans built a wall through it, Vikings invaded it and the Scots and English fought over it for many years.…

AMF Bowling

Bowling at AMF Bowling in Carlisle, Cumbria. Contact venue on 01228 810310 for opening times and entrance costs.…

Annan Bowling Club

Bowling at Annan Bowling Club in Annan, Dumfriesshire. Contact venue on 01461202675 for opening times and entrance costs.…

Annan Swimming Pool

Swimming pool at Annan Swimming Pool in Annan, Dumfriesshire. Contact venue on 01461 204773 for opening times and entrance costs.…

Carlisle Castle

Carlisle Castle amply repays those wishing to explore its 900‐year history. Once commanding the western end of the Anglo‐Scottish border, the castle has witnessed, over the centuries, countless conflicts and sieges, as both the English and Scots laid claim to it. The original castle was an earth‐and‐wood construction,…

Club Concrete

Club Concrete Nightclub in Carlisle, Cumbria. Contact venue on telephone number 01228 527400 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

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