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

31
MAY
Young Guns
The Brickyard

English alternative rock group 'Young Guns' hail from High Wycombe Buckinghamshire. Their debut album was released in 2010 and titled 'All Our Kings are Dead'. The success of this album lead to sell‐out tours across…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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

09
JUN
The Strypes
The Brickyard

The Strypes at The Brickyard in Carlisle on Tuesday 09 June 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest The Strypes tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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

14
OCT
Bullet For My Valentine
Carlisle Sands Centre

Welsh HeavyThrash Metal band Bullet for my Valentine are; Matthew Tuck lead vocalsrhythm guitar Michael Paget lead guitar Michael Thomas drums and Jason James backing vocals and bass guitar. They began together in 1998 but…

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

25
OCT
Lucy Rose
The Brickyard

Lucy Rose may appear to be a fresh new face on the British music scene but this young star already has an impressive CV and is set to become a much loved artist. She is…

Location: 8.7 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

03
DEC
An Evening with Noel Fielding
Carlisle Sands Centre

An Evening with Noel Fielding at Carlisle Sands Centre in Carlisle on Thursday 03 December 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 An Evening…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

05
MAR
Jason Donovan
Carlisle Sands Centre

Jason Donovan at Carlisle Sands Centre in Carlisle on Saturday 05 March 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Jason Donovan tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
MAR
Collabro
Carlisle Sands Centre

Collabro at Carlisle Sands Centre in Carlisle on Wednesday 09 March 2016. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us do the…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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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