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About Us

About Us

One of the leading entertainment, conference, sports and music venues in the North West, The Sands Centre offers a great variety of settings and quality facilities unrivalled in the region. From large-scale corporate events, live music and comedy tours, to traditional community events and thrilling live sport, The Sands Centre welcomes over 735,000 visitors every year. 

We’re proud that The Sands plays a central role in community events in Carlisle and Cumbria. From regional sporting events and west end Musicals, to the highest quality tribute acts and the annual seasonal pantomime, we’re delighted to be a hub of activity and entertainment for the people of a unique, historic city and the region beyond. 

The Sands Centre is located on the banks of the River Eden, within easy reach of Carlisle city centre, with its many shops, pubs, restaurants and galleries, as well as its historic castle and cathedral.