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

27
JUL
Jessie J
Carlisle Racecourse

London born and raised singer and songwriter Jessie J continues her rise to stardom adding to her various awards and nominations for her music including 2011 Critics Choice BRIT Award and the BBCs Sound of…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
JUL
Lee Evans
Carlisle Sands Centre

MONSTERS is Lee Evans amazing new show with over 50 nights in the biggest arenas in the country. Lee will be playing to more fans than ever on this hotly anticipated tour of the UK…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

04
AUG
Wet Wet Wet
Carlisle Racecourse

With an incredible back catalogue of songs including three UK No. 1's With A Little Help From My Friends' 1988; Goodnight Girl' 1991; and Love Is All Around' 1994 the Glasgow lads have made…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

06
SEP
Jimmy Carr
Sands Centre

Funny man Jimmy Carr has become known and loved for his deadpan delivery and observational comedy. His humour is often dark yet hugely appealing as his success on TV and the live stand‐up stage keeps…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

06
SEP
Jimmy Carr Funny Business
Carlisle Sands Centre

Jimmy Carr Funny Business performs live at Carlisle Sands Centre in Carlisle Cumbria on Saturday 06 September 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Jimmy Carr Funny Business at Carlisle Sands Centre now.…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

23
SEP
Dragonforce
The Brickyard

Dragons might be extinct but DragonForce has refused to go the same way. As other members leave for other endeavours others have remained to keep the backbone of the group strong.Formed in 1999 DragonForce has…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
OCT
Kids In Glass Houses
The Brickyard

Kids In Glass Houses at The Brickyard live on Friday 17 October 2014 in Carlisle Cumbria. For tickets to see Kids In Glass Houses at The Brickyard see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

31
OCT
Shane Filan
Carlisle Sands Centre

Shane Filan at Carlisle Sands Centre live on Friday 31 October 2014 in Carlisle Cumbria. A popular live music event taking place on the Friday 31 October 2014 that will see tickets sell out quickly. Buy tickets for Shane Filan…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
NOV
Paul Hollywood
Carlisle Sands Centre

TVs baking star Paul Hollywood brings his first ever live show to the UK in 2014. Paul Hollywood Live ‐ Get Your Bake On sees Paul take to the stage for an evening of baking…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

23
NOV
Ross Noble
Carlisle Sands Centre

Northumbrian lad Ross Noble is a familiar face to most of us who watch celebrity quizzes like Have I Got News for You etc. His stand‐up routines are exceptional with most of his material being…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

23
NOV
Ross Noble Tangentleman
Carlisle Sands Centre

Geordie Stand‐Up Ross has been performing since he was smuggled in to his local comedy club at the age of 15. Licensing laws meant that immediately after his slot he had to leave through the…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

27
NOV
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: Miscellaneous

02
DEC
Professor Green
Carlisle Sands Centre

British rap phenomena Professor Green will embark on the biggest tour of his career this April. The rapper has announced plans to hit up 10 of the UKs hottest venues with his unique brand of…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
JAN
Collabro
Carlisle Sands Centre

Collabro at Carlisle Sands Centre in Carlisle on Tuesday 27 January 2015. 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 Ticketmaster GetMeIn…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

19
MAR
Alan Davies
Carlisle Sands Centre

After more than a decade since his last stand‐up show and following a hugely successful tour of Australia in 2011 Alan Davies the much‐loved star of iconic television series such as Jonathan Creek and QI…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

19
MAR
Alan Davies Little Victories
Carlisle Sands Centre

Following the sell out success of his long‐awaited return to stand up Alan Davies returns with his highly anticipated follow up show Little Victories.Much lauded as resident dunderhead on QI or the charming but reticent…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

28
MAR
The Bootleg Beatles
Carlisle Sands Centre

Re‐live the sights and sounds of sixties as the worlds premier Beatle band returns to Cambridge with their spectacular two hour multi‐media stage production featuring all the classic Beatle hits. Using film footage of…

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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