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
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

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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