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

16
MAY
Russell Watson
Carlisle Sands Centre

Russell Watson is a much loved English tenor termed by many the peoples tenor. He began his career singing in working mens clubs then had a breakthrough in 1999 when he was asked to sing…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

08
JUN
Michael McIntyre Work In Progress
Carlisle Sands Centre

Michael McIntyre Work In Progress at Carlisle Sands Centre in Carlisle on Monday 08 June 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Michael McIntyre…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

03
JUL
White Collar Warriors
The Venue Carlisle

This is the Experience of a LifetimePeople who have never boxed before get 8 weeks FREE trainingthen take part in one of our prestigious White Collar Boxing events.Competitors also help raise money for charity supporting terminally ill children.Everyone competes in a boxing…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Sports

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04
JUL
Madness
Carlisle Racecourse

British popska band Madness saw their major success and popularity in the mid 1980s. Members include Graham Suggs McPherson Mike Barson Lee Thompson Chris Foreman Mark Bedford Daniel Woodgate and Carl Smyth. They were famed…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

31
JUL
Alan Carr
Carlisle Sands Centre

Known as Chatty Man and Spexy Beast this witty English comedian and personality burst onto TV screens after winning a BBC New Comedy Award in 2001. With two arena tours under his belt this…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

31
JUL
Tom Jones
Bitts Park

Tom Jones may be approaching 70 but he shows little sign of slowing down. Born Thomas Jones Woodward in 1940 he was awarded an OBE by the Queen. He has had an extremely…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
OCT
The Proclaimers
Carlisle Sands Centre

Charlie and Craig Reid better known as The Proclaimers have put together an impressive body of work since their foundation in 1983. Their rise began with supporting the Housemartins in 1986 later they rose to…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
NOV
Paddy McGuinness
Carlisle Sands Centre

Patrick Joseph Paddy McGuinness is a British standup comedian actor and TV personality who found fame after appearing with comedian Peter Kay in the hit show Phoenix Nights creating his own spin‐off series Max and…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

02
DEC
Diversity
Carlisle Sands Centre

Best known for winning the third series of Britains Got Talent Diversity are a phenomenal street dance group that have won numerous awards since they became famous. They appear at this venue to show…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

26
AUG
Sarah Millican
Carlisle Sands Centre

Sarah Millican is a successful English stand‐up comedienne from South Shields. Her profile on the comedy scene first increased after winning the if.comedy award in 2008 at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. She is now…

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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